Monterey | Big Sur | Carmel

Family & Lifestyle Photography

Effortlessly Captured Genuine Moments

Carmel by the Sea, Family, Kids at the beach

Your family session  allows you to relax in front of the camera and feel comfortable with my approach.

Carmel by the Sea, Family, Kids at the beach

I will gently guide you from feeling tense in front of the camera to being at ease and in your most natural self.

Carmel by the Sea, Family, Kids at the beach

Having annual photographs taken for your family is a wonderful way to remember how they once were.

My Approach


I love family photography. I have several families that return for their annual session. Watching them grown and change over the years is such an honor and I truly feel passionate about allowing their personalities shine through in your final images. Our session starts with walking and talking so the kids feel at ease. When I see the beautiful light, I gently direct you and start posing your family. I go with the flow of your kids. When they have bursts of energy, I just follow along and capture their natural moments in between posing.

Carmel by the Sea, Family
Toro Park, Salinas, Family at the Park
Toro Park, Salinas, Family at the Park, Film photographer, Delgado Photo Co, Victoria
Toro Park, Salinas, Family at the Park, Film photographer, Delgado Photo Co, Victoria
Toro Park, Salinas, Family at the Park, Film photographer, Delgado Photo Co, Victoria

Capturing your love, your joy, and everything in between

Your Family moments

These moments will never return. They will never be this little again, their little voices will change and they will never sound the way they do now. Every little thing about them changes so quickly. Before you know it they have surpassed you in height and it all really does happen far too fast. Capturing your family's moments is a privilege and a gift.

Toro Park, Salinas, Family at the Park, Delgado Photo Co, Victoria
Toro Park, Salinas, Family at the Park, Film photographer, Delgado Photo Co, Victoria
Toro Park, Salinas, Family at the Park, Film photographer, Delgado Photo Co, Victoria
Toro Park, Salinas, Family at the Park, Film photographer, Delgado Photo Co, Victoria

These are my hands, and these hands will do 1000 loving things with you, And you will remember, When I am tall.. That once my hands were just this small.

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Toro Park, Salinas, Family at the Park, Film photographer, Delgado Photo Co, Victoria
Toro Park, Salinas, Family at the Park, Film photographer, Delgado Photo Co, Victoria
Toro Park, Salinas, Family at the Park, Film photographer, Delgado Photo Co, Victoria
Toro Park, Salinas, Family at the Park, Film photographer, Delgado Photo Co, Victoria

Photography is a language more universal than words.

(Minor White)
Oklahoma City Family on vacation, Carmel by the Sea
Oklahoma City Family on vacation, Carmel by the Sea
Oklahoma City Family on vacation, Carmel by the Sea
Oklahoma City Family on vacation, Carmel by the Sea

The best thing about a picture is that it never changes, even when the people in it do.

(Andy Warhol)