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Thomas and Laura | San Luis Obispo Engagement Photography
| February 04th, 2011 |

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August 2, 2011
Andrei said:

Nice pics.

August 3, 2011
Audra said:

This couple is super adorable.. I think if I knew them in real life, we'd be friends 🙂 Great photos!


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Erin | Visalia Senior Portrait Photography
| December 12th, 2010 |

erin-headerI have known Erin for a long time. In fact, I have been on 3 different continents (Albania, Thailand, and all over the USA) with her and her family. I do a lot of work with Full Sail Ministries which  is staffed almost entirely by the Ludlow family. She is currently a senior at  El Diamante High School.  It makes me feel old to be shooting her senior portraits already (no worries! I’m not even 30 yet!), but I was very excited to have the chance.

The following images were shot in Yokohl  Valley.  This was also one of the first times I got to use my new mobile lighting kit, two strobes, stands, softbox, gels, radio triggers, and lots of other trinkets, that all fit into one back pack… pretty cool!

View her entire set here! (if you have the password)



February 8, 2011

Awesome, Forrest. These are gorgeous, love the creativity. Erin, you are stunning. No surprise there :-).

April 26, 2011
okan said:

looking good, congrts.

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Sarah and Greg | Shaver Lake Engagement Photography
| September 04th, 2010 |

DSC_headMore content coming soon, just wanted to get some stuff up for you and the couple too see!


September 13, 2010
Bob Banks said:

Great site! I always find the articles here really nice.I just hope you will keep us update for more.Thanks!

September 20, 2010
Sarah said:

Oh they turned out wonderful! I love the video. Thankyou so much Forrest!

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The O’Hara’s | Sequoia Portrait Photography
| August 19th, 2010 |

DSC_headI recently had the opportunity to photograph a vacationing Canadian couple, I asked Michelle for a little tidbit about them so I could blog more accurately, the following is what she sent me:

We have been married five years and dated for five years before that, and we’ve enjoyed every bit of it. We’re both from Ontario, Canada. I (Michelle) teach high school English and Norm is the product manager of Springfree Trampoline, a company which makes safe trampolines without springs. We love to see new places together, and we’ve been on trips to Mexico, the Caribbean, China, Italy, Florida, and now the Southwest U.S in August 2010. We had a fantastic time on our road trip exploring the Utah parks, the Grand Canyon, Yosemite National Park, and Sequoia National Park. We were going to get photos taken for our fifth anniversary in June, but when our initial photographer didn’t work out, we thought, since we were taking this trip in August, why not wait until then and have the Giant Sequoia trees as a backdrop? We hope to continue to make wonderful memories together.

-Norm and Michelle O’Hara

I have been wanting to get up to the mountains for awhile now, and you know how it is… even though its only a 1.5 hour drive from Visalia, just couldn’t find the time… So thank you Norm and Michelle for giving me the chance to get up there! My favorite part of the whole thing was the “shock and awe” that they experienced when they first saw the Giant Sequoias. Consequently they spent a lot of time looking up , so I decided to play of of this theme. Sit back and enjoy some samples from there “vacatiportraits”.

For you scouting photographers/tourists out there here is where all this was shot:

Sequoia National Park, Crescent Meadow, Morro Rock, Tunnel Log, and Parker Group.

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September 1, 2010
Kevin Ford said:

Great job on the photographs, looks like you were hanging out with them for quite a bit of the day. I'm glad that you were able to help them since I was booked out of town that week.

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Shelby Griffin | Visalia Senior Portrait Photography
| April 24th, 2010 |

Good Tuesday to everyone, I’m still up burning the midnight oil to finish up Shelby’s Senior portraits. It was pretty hard for me to pick which ones to share, we took a pretty wide sweeping set of pictures covering lots of styles. She was a very quirky, artistic young lady, and quite a talented photographer herself! You can check out some of her work here and here. Shelby at one point attended Central Valley Christian, but then transferred to Golden West High School, where she is a soon to be graduating senior! My favorite part of her shoot was rolling around in her jeep at sunset, brought back lots of fond memories.

To see the whole set, go here (your going to have to ask her for the password though)

I actually met the Griffin’s while photographing their house for the December 2010 issue of Lifestyle Magazine.


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June 4, 2010

Great post! Please continue!

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Toms Shoes | One Day Without Shoes!
| April 08th, 2010 |

One Day Without Shoes is the day we spread awareness about the impact a simple pair of shoes can have on a child’s life. On April 8th, 1/4 million people went a day, part of the day or even just a few minutes, barefoot, to experience a life without shoes first-hand, and inspire others at the same time. We set up a photo booth at the 210 Cafe in Visalia to help do our part to share the love. Drop it MODERN© graciously donated a pair of back drops for everyone to play with. Enjoy!

To see all the photos go here!

Don’t forget to tag yourself and your friends! Might as well “Like” our Facebook page while you are there too =)

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April 9, 2010
Megan said:

love the pictures

April 12, 2010
ufc betting said:

I want to start my first site, what cms do you use and recommend for me ?

April 12, 2010
Jen May said:

Thanks for taking photos of my mom and I. You got these up fast!

September 20, 2011

Interesting photo ideas. Thank you for sharing.

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Hazel | Visalia Baby Portraits
| March 19th, 2010 |

My neighbors daughter was in town yesterday, and she needed some photos for Hazel’s first birthday party invitation. Happy Birthday Hazel! She’s kind of ridiculous cute isn’t she =)Hazel1 Hazel2 Hazel10 Hazel38

I had a little bunny rabbit bouncy toy rudder banded to my lens, it didn’t take her long to to get a hold of it =)


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March 21, 2010
Jessica said:

These are gorgeous photos; what an adorable baby! Love the Spring colors!

April 8, 2010
Jamie said:

LOVE them! The colors are great & she's such a beauty! Also, this is my first visit and I LOVE your blog - really cool design!

April 8, 2010
Renee said:

awww she is a cutie!!!

April 9, 2010
Debbie said:

absolutely adorable!! great work!

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Mora Family 2009| Visalia Family Photography
| December 06th, 2009 |

The kids of the Mora family are a ton of fun to hang out with, check out their Christmas card photos for this year.


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