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Maya & Dave : Baby : Palos Verdes, CA

Once upon a time, Maya & Dave got married. I had the lovely opportunity to photograph the amazing summer day. Now, they are expecting a little addition to their family of two and again, it was my privilege to photograph their love and anticipation as they wait for baby M. It’s such a wonderful thing...

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  • natashaAugust 22, 2011 - 3:10 am

    Ala,I follow you blog – all the time! This is my first comment but you always inspire me with every post. I love the realness of your images & the way you always get their love. x

  • erinAugust 22, 2011 - 6:41 am

    how do you manage to find THE cutest pregnant girls? seriously, shes STUNNING!! i adore this session! the field, the bump, everything!

  • Katie TidballAugust 22, 2011 - 8:33 am

    Can I just remind you how ridiculously talented you are?

    Amazing!!!!!! 🙂

  • Megan WelkerAugust 22, 2011 - 9:09 am

    just stop it. These are breathtaking! Like for reals. I want to be them.

  • Adrienne GundeAugust 22, 2011 - 4:01 pm

    These are all just so soft & beautiful! Adore!!

  • JessicaAugust 22, 2011 - 6:00 pm

    Good lord, she’s glowing! I want to look like that all the time. Lovely!

  • FalconAugust 23, 2011 - 6:32 am

    Oh how I adore this set! The photos are so soft and that environment perfectly reflects the preciousness of their moment. It’s photos like these that truly inspire me to honor this craft, thank you Ala!

Dolores & Jonathan : Baby

There is nothing sweeter than the anticipation of bringing a new life into the world. Add in a beautiful couple, sweet smiles, lots of laughs, pretty light and a girl with a camera and you have Dolores & Jonathan’s session. I loved that the two of them were up for shooting beautiful portraits rather than...

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  • Megan WelkerMay 4, 2011 - 8:54 pm

    can I PLEASE look like her when I’m preggo?? agh. these photos are absolutely beautiful Ala!!

  • Ching YanMay 6, 2011 - 1:35 am

    Hi, I’m from Singapore and have been following your blog for almost a year now. Stumbled upon here while I was looking for inspirations for my wedding.

    Loved your photography style to bits!

    Anyway, I’ve also read your post on you getting married a few months back, and now you are pregnant! Time just flies. Here’s a big CONGRATULATIONS to you!!

  • Michelle HebertMay 6, 2011 - 4:31 pm

    Your sunflare shot is AWESOME!!!

  • AlexMay 10, 2011 - 1:10 pm

    Wow this girl is truly beautiful! Amazing photos!

  • jessica ramirezJanuary 25, 2012 - 7:12 pm

    Interested in Maternity photos.

Kelly & Ivo : Baby

Carrying a new life is one of the most beautiful progressions to witness. A woman’s body growing and changing, preparing to make lots of room to bring a tiny human being into the world. A living, breathing little person, made from the lives of two people. It is so incredible! Last week, I had the...

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  • kellyMarch 14, 2011 - 8:51 am

    oh my goodness! you are amazing. love them!!! thank you, so much, for documenting such a special time in our lives. love you!!

  • Catie RonquilloMarch 14, 2011 - 8:53 am

    So gorge. For reals. What a beautiful family.

  • gladys jemMarch 14, 2011 - 8:54 am

    so beautiful. the light/shadows on their faces while lying in bed are so so so good. love that light!

  • Marianne WorlowMarch 14, 2011 - 8:56 am

    I just love this.

  • TristaMarch 14, 2011 - 9:22 am

    Beautiful Ala! I love how sweet, soft, & romantic it is…the light is gorgeous!

  • TrishMarch 14, 2011 - 11:36 am

    This is absolutely gorgeous!!!!

  • Erin LynnMarch 14, 2011 - 11:57 am

    This is seriously one of the most amazing maternity shoots I’ve ever seen. Sooooo romantic!!!! It makes me feel all warm and fuzzy. You have a real talent Ala! LOVE IT!

  • Amy MartinMarch 14, 2011 - 12:03 pm

    These are awesome! I love the ones of the two of them together

  • VanessaMarch 14, 2011 - 12:26 pm

    LOVE this!!! So sweet & sexy!

  • NoriMarch 14, 2011 - 12:55 pm

    Jeeeeezus help me! This are perfect! Wow.

  • AlMarch 14, 2011 - 4:26 pm

    Now THIS is a maternity shoot! Excellent work!

  • erika verginelliMarch 15, 2011 - 7:06 am

    These are simply stunning!!!

  • JordanaMarch 15, 2011 - 8:35 am

    such a gorgeous session! I love it!

  • ericaMarch 15, 2011 - 12:20 pm

    This makes me wanna have another beautiful baby all over again. What a gorgeous way to remember how magical this time is!~ Kelly, you two are going to make one KNOCK OUT of a child 😉

  • Adrienne GundeMarch 15, 2011 - 12:29 pm

    This is perhaps one of the most beautiful maternity sessions I’ve EVER seen! Am so in love with the soft, intimate, ethereal feel of it all. So so lovely!

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  • LeslieMarch 15, 2011 - 2:48 pm

    These pictures are great. Kelly, you look amazing. Congrats.

  • shainaMarch 16, 2011 - 9:32 am

    these are perfection!!

  • Meg SextonMarch 16, 2011 - 6:04 pm

    These are glorious.

  • Megan WelkerMarch 16, 2011 - 10:03 pm

    holy. crap. this is insanely gorgeous. please do this for me when im preggo and can you please make sure that I look as gorgeous as she does?!?! hands down, most beautiful maternity session ever.

  • AbiMarch 17, 2011 - 11:17 am

    I’ve been wanting to do a shoot like this for forever! Pregnant women are just so beautiful! Love the shots. Gorgous work! I

  • KellieMarch 17, 2011 - 11:36 am

    Beautiful! What a gorgeous momma!!

  • Mary DunlapMarch 20, 2011 - 6:34 pm

    WOW…these are just gorgeous. The last photo is my fav.

  • mollyMarch 24, 2011 - 11:16 pm

    for reals?! straight up GORG! beautiful!!!! 🙂

  • Serena EdwardsMarch 26, 2011 - 11:16 am

    Wow, these photos are so beautiful, they really show how happy they are, and they almost made me cry. In a happy way 🙂 Absolutely gorgeous!

  • Courtney DellafioraMarch 29, 2011 - 10:51 am

    Ala!!!!! I LOVE this shoot!! You truly have talent, and I don’t say that often. No really. I <3 you!!!