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“The only constant in life is change” -Heraclitus Ain’t that the truth?!  If you didn’t subscribe to that philosophy prior to the pandemic, it’s probably easier to subscribe to it now.  2020 threw some curveballs our way, and it was a very interesting year to be a...

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Introducing Branding By Kaysha + A Giveaway

When I started my photography business 10 years ago, I really niched down on weddings and lifestyle sessions like engagement, family, and newborn. It’s been a wild ride, but I can honestly say that I’ve loved every minute of it.  A few years ago, I started offering...

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Introducing Lifestyle Branding Sessions

Update: I now have a separate website showcasing my branding work that is also full of tips and resources for clients looking for brand photography. You can check it out by visiting www.brandingbykaysha.com.  "Kaysha, can you take my headshot?". For years people...

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My New(ish) Instagram Handle

It's official. 2017 is the year of all things new for me, both professionally and personally. You might recall my big news back in February - the birth of our sweet boy Jones Anthony. And, if you follow my blog, you've already read about my brand new office space...

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New Tustin Office

Later in life, when I reflect back on 2017, I'll remember it as the year of new beginnings. Obviously, the birth of my son has been the biggest change, but I am also over the moon in love with my new Tustin office space. My lease for the old office space in Costa...

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Illuminate Workshop

When I first started my business seven years ago, I believed that in order to be successful, I just had to work really, really hard. The more hours I put into my business the more successful I would be. Right?! Actually, WRONG! Very, very wrong. Although having a...

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Maternity Leave

As many of you already know, we are anxiously waiting the arrival of our first baby! Thankfully his due date corresponds with my slow season - yay! He's already proving to be quite the compliant little boy (insert sarcasm here because, from what I hear, things are...

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My Shiny New Website Is Here + A Giveaway

If you haven't noticed, things have been a little quiet around here. You might think it's just because fall is a totally insane season for wedding photographers (you're right). Or that I've been busy with family celebrating the holiday's (sort of). Or maybe you...

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OC Family Magazine Cover

When I was contacted by the creative director for OC Family Magazine to photograph their November cover, I was REALLY excited (to say the least!). How awesome to have the opportunity to create something fall-inspired with a sweet newborn baby. Within a few days of...

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Mother’s Day Giveaway

Being a mom is no easy task. As I've watched my friends navigate the waters of new motherhood I've been amazing with their strength, courage, and never ending patience. I can only imagine what a life altering experience being a mom is. Often times moms just don't...

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My Happy Place

Oddly enough, one of my "happy places" just happens to be my office. The space just feels good, and for so many years I envied those with their very own studio or office. I still pinch myself every time I have a meeting or shoot here, and coming to work is nothing...

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Product Spotlight: Keepsake Glass Boxes

For me, few things are more rewarding than seeing your photographs printed. In my opinion it never gets old to hold and touch physical prints. This is why I am always searching for unique and lasting ways for my clients to print, display, and ultimately remember...

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2 Weeks

The last time I took a two week vacation was in, wait for it… 2009! Don’t get my wrong, I have taken time off since then, but never for more than a week. I’m not sure what it is about 2 weeks, but it feels like a lifetime away from my daily life, responsibilities,...

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Introducing My Promo Video

Truth be told, I've always been envious of videographers. There are so many elements of weddings, and life in general that photos just can't do justice (and this is coming from someone who makes a living telling stories with pictures). It is a truly powerful...

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Out of Office: Guadalajara

Any excuse to travel and I'm on board! So before wedding season kicks into high gear, the hubbys and I are heading to Guadalajara, Mexico for some rest, relaxation, and you guessed it - a wedding! We are soo excited to explore this amazing city and celebrate our...

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2014 Fall Mini Shoots Are Here!

With the holidays right around the corner (crazy I know), I'm excited to announce that my Fall Mini Sessions are back! I'm offering a limited number of mini session for the months of October and November. This is always super fun, and the perfect way to update your...

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Out of Office: Maine

From time to time I get the opportunity to travel for weddings and shoots. I mostly stick to the Southern California region, but earlier this year I flew to Seattle for this oh so chic celebration. As luck would have it, I am preparing for yet another destination...

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Out of Office: Lake Tahoe

I think the last time we had a family get together was at my wedding... almost 2 years ago! So to say this visit is overdue is a huge understatement. Over the next week I will taking a much-needed vacation with my family in beautiful Lake Tahoe to relax, refresh,...

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Out of Office: Seattle

Whenever I have the opportunity to travel for work, I do my best to take advantage of my new surroundings. This means lots of exploring, eating, and fulling taking in the local flavor. Having only been to Seattle once, I cannot wait to return this week for a lovely...

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A Place to Call My Own

I think every photographer dreams of a studio space, really wanting something to call their own. After years of meeting couples in every coffee shop from San Diego to Santa Barbara, I was itching for an alternative. I've patiently waited for the right opportunity,...