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Hold these memories

the first time my heart collided with yoursI know I felt the ocean tickle the Earth’s sandy shoresbut changes come and we all know that we can’t, we can’t stop thembut I hold these memories and I will never drop them* A heartfelt note from yours truly : posing and smiling at the camera is...

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  • Aimee TranAugust 2, 2011 - 10:26 pm

    a babbbbyyy!! congratulations to you and Steven!! no doubt this bundle of joy will receive the best love, ever. Cheers! <3

  • ajiraAugust 6, 2011 - 1:36 pm

    Wow! Congrats! Beautiful… it’s a joy that only multiplies… I promise.

  • […] so I can tell you that I know, firsthand, what it feels like. To be photographed. To let go. I wrote about it before but that was me speaking from behind the lens, as the photographer. This is me speaking from the […]

Traveling Hearts

This week, I am traveling. With a bunch of hearts. The Traveling Hearts to be exact. A group of amazingly talented, beautiful, smart women who have given me the gift of friendship and a sense of community in this land of self-employment. I love each one so much and I love our journeys together. I’m...

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  • andaJuly 11, 2011 - 3:02 pm


Featured : The Knot Magazine – Maya & Dave

In December 2010, I wrote down some goals. What began as a hobby, has turned into a legitimate career. Something that I eat, sleep, breathe and nurture. Seeing the world, intimacy and pure joy from behind a lens is a great love of mine. A love that I want to fight for, day in and...

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  • Rebecca CrumleyJune 23, 2011 - 12:20 pm

    Thanks for the shout out, I’m loving LA! And duh, we love your work!

  • Catie RonquilloJune 23, 2011 - 12:44 pm

    LOVED that wedding! So bright and cheerful 🙂

  • Joe+KathrinaJune 23, 2011 - 12:46 pm

    MAJA! Hope you checked that off your list with a big fat pink glitter pen! CONGRATS!

  • erinJune 23, 2011 - 12:54 pm

    ummm. so this is pretty much amazing. i LOVE it. seriously- you = rocks my socks (all the way off).

  • AllisonJune 23, 2011 - 1:00 pm

    Wahooo… Congrats thats awesome!!

  • Jordan | Mintwich DesignJune 23, 2011 - 1:47 pm

    So pretty, I love the colors! Congratulations Ala! xo

  • gladys jemJune 23, 2011 - 3:38 pm

    Congrats my pretty Ala! Well well deserved 🙂

  • Laura- The Bride to Be :)June 24, 2011 - 8:37 am

    And this is why, my friend, you are my photographer. Congrats and yippee for Saturday!

  • Megan WelkerJune 24, 2011 - 12:54 pm

    so amazing Ala!!! Congrats Congrats Congrats! You deserve it girl 🙂

  • Ashley FaberJune 28, 2011 - 9:47 am

    Congrats ALA!!!

  • ali chislockJune 29, 2011 - 8:48 pm

    yay! i just saw this issue and was so excited to see your name 🙂

  • angelaJune 29, 2011 - 9:51 pm

    this is awesome. what a huge accomplishment! congrats!!!!

  • christina {simply modern}July 5, 2011 - 12:03 am

    yay!!!! so excited we did it chica!! cheers for more to come! 😉

  • Mirelis SanchezJuly 7, 2011 - 9:05 am

    Congratulations! What an honor! Keep up the FANTASTIC work.