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Gratitude is a powerful. This is something I’ve really only begin to understand in my adult life, but having and showing appreciation in life can be transformative. It can refocus our mindset, lift our spirits and warm our hearts. Gratitude can only lead to good things, this I know to be true.

So on this lovely Thanksgiving Day, I want to take a moment to thank YOU. My faithful readers (hi Rachelle), my trusting clients, my hardworking vendors, my quirky but oh-so-lovable family, my patient husband, and my hilarious friends. You bring so much joy and meaning into my life. Thank you for being on this wild adventure with me, I couldn’t imagine life without you!

Wishing you a wonderful Thanksgiving with lots of gratitude each and every day!

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  • Rachelle - Great post! I am grateful for you and the beauty you capture in those who grace your lens. Thank you for dedicating your life to capturing the beauty in others, you are a gift to this world!!

If the first part of this maternity session wasn’t beautiful enough, then get ready for another dose of pretty! For this portion of the shoot Brandi wanted to capture her growing belly, along with some cozy portraits throughout the house. I love this idea, and the authenticity it brings to the photos. It also helps that Will and Brandi’s home is perfectly decorated and a dream background for any photographer.

As her due date approaches, I am getting more and more excited to watch my friends become parents, spoil their little girl rotten, and take more photos of their beautiful family. :)


  • Brandi - So happy you were able to photograph this special time in our lives. Thanks for making me feel beautiful. We can’t wait for you to spoil her too, Auntie Kaysha! ;) xo

  • Rachelle - Brandi you have never looked more beautiful! Kaysha-you captured her glow so perfectly! Can’t wait to meet the little lemon!! :)

Tara and Matt’s San Clemente wedding might be one of my favorite oceanside weddings to date. From the quaint historic cottage, to the fresh take on beach chic, each element worked together flawless to create a truly stunning celebration. The combination of succulents, dahlias, driftwood and seashells throughout the day was beyond dreamy.

Like most weddings, it was a team effort and thanks to all the hard work of their families, friends and Pure Lavish Events their big day went off without a hitch. They laughed, cried and danced the night away. It was perfect, and I am thrilled to have been there to capture it!


Venue: The Historic Cottage San Clemente  |  Hair + Make-up: Jaime Bosch and Tim Rodriguez |  Coordination: Pure Lavish Events  |  Florist: Flowers by Mae Mae  |  Catering: Canyon Catering  |  DJ: Alan Reno

  • Tara - Awwwww every picture still makes me so giddy! Thanks for the most amazing photos ever!!

  • Carrie Traver - BEAUTIFUL work, Kaysha!!!!! What a perfect day, wish we could do it all over again! Thank you for sharing!!

  • Brandi - Her dress is my favorite ever!!! Beautiful job Kaysha!

  • Megan - These pictures are beautiful and captured the fun and special moments of Tara and Matt’s Big Day! ????

  • Megan - These pictures are amazing, it’s hard to choose one favorite!

  • Karissa - All the photos are so beautiful! What a perfect day captured so perfectly!

  • Jaime - Love the photos you captured such amazing moments.

  • LeSlie - Best wedding I’ve ever been apart of! So much fun and it was beautiful and picture perfect!

  • LaVerne - Just about the prettiest wedding I have ever been a little bit a part of!!
    I hope Tara &Matt have many happy times together!

  • Meghan MaldonaDo - I love this! Thanks you so much for sharing! Your work is phenomenal!!!! I love all the detail pictures and the way you make each picture so special!

  • Matt hamill - The perfect day. Thank you Kaysha for the many great pictures :)

  • rene omahony - Thank you so much for capturing my daughter’s perfect day with such amazing photos.

  • Diane shipley - Absolutely gorgeous!!

  • rita - Love the pictures captured everything beautifully such a wonderful day!!

  • donna shipley - Beautiful pictures…it captures how happy and gorgeous the bride and groom are. So happy for you both.

  • Cynthia shipley - These pictures are amazing. They captured every special moment of their wedding perfectly.

  • Rachelle - Such a beautiful wedding! Love the soft pastel colors. Congrats to the happy couple!!

  • ZeldA - gorgeous photos! Love the color scheme and beachy chic decor!

  • Sandy hamill - Such a perfect day and the pictures capture it all!!

  • Kristin hamill - These pictures are absolutely gorgeous! Tara was such a beautiful bride and everything turned out amazing.

  • scarlette - beautiful! lets relive that wedding again!

The 2014 fall mini sessions seriously rocked it! Not only did I get to photograph one sweet family after the next, but everyone was so cute and stylish.

I have photographed this particular family many times and it is always a highlight! For this years family photos they brought the most adorable teepee, which added the perfect pop to the lemon grove.

What really stuck me about their session was the pure joy that this family exudes. I hope one day my kids are half as happy and adorable as this little lady!


  • Rachelle - What a cute family who radiates joy!! Great job capturing their love Kaysha!

For months I had pictured how this session would go. As I jogged around the Back Bay I would drool over the golden light at sunset, and I mapped out the perfect plan for Brandi and Will’s maternity session. I wanted this shoot to be something really special. Not only because Brandi is my best friend, but because she is an amazing photographer and I wanted her to have the best I could give.

Like most well-laid plans, things didn’t exactly go as expecting. It was a completely overcast day (no pretty golden light to be found), and one odd obstacle after another appeared. Thankfully none of this fazed Brandi or Will, and the results are so much more than I could have hoped for! The lighting is soft, the colors are rich, and you can just feel the crisp ocean air. I love these photos and the two incredible people in them.

Here is part 1 (but wait there’s more) from their session, and get ready for the extra cozy second post coming soon.


  • brandi - LOVE LOVE LOVE!!! But naturally I’m biased. ;) Thank you for sharing your amazing talent with us! Love you amazing friend! xoxo (can’t wait for part 2!)

  • MarCella - Yay!!! Love looking at photos of my beautiful friends. Great dress Brandi!!!

  • Rachelle - Such a beautiful shoot! Great job capturing Brandi’s glow! Can’t wait to see more!!

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