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San Diego family photographer dancing in golden field with her camera

The Magic of Editing

I’m going to start sharing more about my process of shooting and delivering a session. As with any creative process, I think we gain a greater appreciation of the final result when we can see the process of getting to that point. With photography, when you see a photo, I think it’s easy to be …

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My Top 5 Photo Shoot Locations in San Diego

One of the most common questions I get asked when scheduling a photo shoot is where to do the shoot. I enjoy shooting outdoors most because I love incorporating nature with my subjects. San Diego has a pretty saturated market of photographers so some of the most beautiful locations are well known spots for photo …

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Family and Senior Portrait Session at Coronado [San Diego Family Photographer]

The cutoff date for senior photos to make the yearbook was beginning of October, so I knew this would be my last senior session for this fall season.  This beautiful senior girl and her family lives in Coronado, and given all of their history in that location, there was some sentimental value in doing the …

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Northern Virginia Family of Four

I absolutely adore this family!  I’ve known both parents since our college days at James Madison University.  The two of them have been together for more time than they’ve been apart from one another, and even though it feels like they’ve been together forever, I’m grateful to have met this beautiful mom before she met …

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In-home Family Session [San Diego Family Photographer]

The location for this family’s session was supposed to be outdoors, in a beautiful open space with green rolling hills.  A picturesque scene with gorgeous golden hour light.  And then the afternoon of our session arrived, and it was cold and rainy.  The mother of the family has impeccable taste and amazing skills in interior …

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A Message to the Mamas [San Diego Family Photographer]

Happy Mother’s Day to all the mamas today!  Whether you have the 2-legged or 4-legged variety, whether they’re biological, adopted, step, or foster children, or whether you’re a surrogate in the literal or figurative sense, I hope your day is as special as you are.  I have a couple of important messages to share with …

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Seaport Village with Family of Five

I had the pleasure of taking this family’s photos last fall in Balboa Park.  This year, I headed to Seaport Village with this beautiful family of five.  It was a gorgeous fall day.  This couple’s daughter and twin sons were so much fun to capture.  I’m grateful to have been a witness to the abundance …

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Kim Belverud