As a mother of two I know as well as you do that time is a thief. You see your kids changing before your eyes and it's hard to hold on to your family's sweetest moments in the everyday hustle and bustle of your busy life.
I can't keep your kids little, but I can help you hold onto the love and laughter, the funny faces and familiar looks. The photographs we make this year will transport you back to this time in your family's life for decades to come.
los angeles family photographer
Booking our session with Ariel was easily one of the best family decisions we've ever made! Ariel captured 'us' in the most beautiful collection of photos. The session was a ton of fun and Ariel's attention to our 5yr old demonstrated not only amazing patience but a really amazing professional that understands children and family dynamics. She's our new family super hero!
- Olivier, Thousand Oaks
Baby sessions to capture everything from first smiles to first steps.
One year sessions to celebrate your little one's first trip around the sun.
Family portraits that feel more like a playdate (mischief makers welcome).
I photograph families in all seasons of life.
Some together time before your kids fly the nest (or when they come back to visit).
Experience Something Different
Natural & Authentic Portraits
My family sessions are all about personality & connection. We’ll do a lot less standing and smiling and a lot more interacting and laughing. The end result? You’ll come away with gorgeous images that truly capture the little things that make your family uniquely yours.
A Memorable Experience
Having your family's portraits taken can be fun. Let me say that again... it can be fun! Your family session is designed not only to yield beautiful portraits, but to be an enjoyable hour or two for all of you. I hear again and again how much my clients enjoy their portrait sessions (parents too!). They tell me that the experience brought them closer together as a family and that they’ve taken home not just their portraits, but fond memories of the day as well.
Full Service, Less Stress
As a mom I know how busy you are and I know that you'd rather spend your precious extra time with your family, not worrying about planning your session. That's why I've designed your family session experience to be as effortless as possible. From styling your family's wardrobe to designing your finished artwork I take care of the details so that you can relax and take a break from running the show.
Finished artwork for your home. Done for you.
Your session includes a collection of high-resolution digital files, but it doesn't have to end there. I'm passionate about making sure you are able to enjoy your portraits as finished artwork. I offer complimentary artwork design and a range of carefully curated options for your home. Whether you choose a framed print for the wall or an album to pass down to your kids, it's my pleasure to leave you with finished portraits, not another item for your to-do list.