The Antoniou Family

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This family maternity session was an extra special session that I did for my sister-in-law Jen and her family.  Jen and Jim are expecting their fourth daughter in February.  On the Alsbury side, this makes GIRLS 10, BOYS 0.  Well what can I say, we just keep cranking out these strong, gorgeous, wildly intelligent females over here (SEE BELOW).  Another fun fact…all of their girls have lovely, old-fashioned names that begin with “A.”  Abigail, Audrey, Avalei and Annabelle. I knew that I wanted to do a maternity session as a gift to Jen, but at the last minute we decided …

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Lauren and Jeff

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We met up with Lauren and Jeff at their friend’s ranch just outside of Winters for this maternity session.  There were plenty of meadows, green trees and golden light on this property; kind of perfect for our late summer belly session. Later, we hopped in the car and drove down Pleasants Valley road to get some shots next to the creek.  As we were walking the property waiting for Lauren’s wardrobe change, I got to hear the story of how they met through a mutual friend.  Jeff was looking for a hot blonde and I’m going to venture to say thiiiiink he …

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Bonnie

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It was a scorching evening in late July that we met Bonnie and her sister Charlotte at the Davis Arboretum for this maternity session.  I was getting all the nostalgic feels remembering when my sister came to be with me when I was 39 weeks pregnant with my first!  I imagine her doing for me just what Charlotte did for Bonnie; fussing over her make-up, pulling dress choices out of the trunk of the car and arranging my hair around my face just so. The gardens were beautifully lit and our mama Bonnie was glowing; her hair upswept with a …

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The Sadoma Family

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I met Christy last year around Christmastime through a bible study. She welcomed me into her home with her signature smile and I was convinced we’d be good friends like five minutes later. She comes from a big family, so she loves having people around her! It has been so fun getting to know Christy and celebrating the milestones leading up to baby Bennett’s arrival.  Fun fact…during this shoot, Daniel was finishing medical school and taking boards! (Congratulations, Daniel!) It was such an honor to be able to capture this special time for Daniel and Christy. From the details of …

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