Feelin’ Hot, Hot, HOT! | Santa Clarita Family Photographer

Here in Southern California, we are so very fortunate to have gorgeous weather 90% of the time, but every now and then, a summer day will turn into a total scorcher.  A total scorcher is what perfectly describes the weather the day of the P Family’s photo session.  And yet, they still managed to make this look good!

Home is Where the Heart Is | Santa Clarita Family Photographer

The M sisters came to me with one goal in mind – images of them together. As it turns out, one of them is in the military and is only able to be home for a very short time. The sisters truly cherish their time together and wanted to capture the memories while they had the chance.

The Johnston Kids | Santa Clarita Family Photographer

The Johnston’s mini session was a super-fun one. The weather and light were perfect for a lush park setting. The kids were so happy and excited to just be someplace new with new spots to explore. We wandered the park a bit and here are the shots we got. Oh and, ahem, I did NOT doctor these kids’ eyes – they were truly gorgeous shades of blue!

Little D’s 1st Birthday Party | Santa Clarita Event Photographer

I had the great privilege of taking Little D’s 1st birthday pics and then I got to attend his party – and what a party it was! Baby D’s mom really went all out and put her graphic design, party planning, and cooking skills to work. I was beyond impressed and so thankful that I got to photography the event.  Take a peek…

The LaMarrs, Part II: The Family | Santa Clarita Family Photographer

Last week, you saw The LaMarr family’s “bun in the oven” (see the post HERE)…this week, check out their family photos. The girls are so excited about their new little brother – they were all too happy to smile at the camera or rub Mommy’s tummy!

Baby D & Family Were Back! | Santa Clarita Baby Photographer

I was so excited when Baby D’s parents booked a mini session in honor of his upcoming first birthday. This little guy is one big tornado of huge smiles, happiness, and cuteness. He didn’t disappoint! For this session, we wandered Hart Park in Newhall.

3 Generations of Love | Santa Clarita Family Photographer

When “N” told me that I would be photographing not only her gorgeous kids, but also her son’s 3 week old daughter, I was so excited! Finally! A chance to pull out my soft blankies and adorable headbands. Baby “R” didn’t disappoint. She was the cutest little thing (she must take after her other family members!).

The Gonzales Family | Santa Clarita Family Photographer

I love, love, love shooting at Hart Park in Newhall. There are so many nooks and crannies to explore…so many varied landscapes and backdrops – no visit is ever the same. Of course, I was thrilled when the Gonzales family asked to shoot here for their family session. They look great in their purple and black against the park.

The M Kids | Santa Clarita Family Photographer

The M Family met me at the park on one of the most beautiful days in a long time – what a nice relief from the chilly weather of winter.  I had never shot at this particular park before, but it turned out to be a great find; the lighting was just gorgeous.  The M kids were full of silly energy and that translated into adorable smiles and huge hugs. Who could ask for more?

2011 Spring Mini Sessions are Here! | Santa Clarita Photographer

I’ll be honest and tell you that my spring calendar is a bit crazy and I struggled to find dates to hold mini sessions. That said, one of our focuses here at Cristen Farrell Photography is the concept that anyone, regardless of economic status, should be able to afford high quality, cherished memories that will last a lifetime.  For that reason, I am committing myself to offering at least 4 mini session dates a year.  Mini sessions offer an incredible value for the service and product you receive.

Need Easter photos taken? Need a heartfelt Mother’s Day gift? Mini Sessions are for you!














What is included in a 2011 Spring Mini Session?

– 30 minute on-location, natural light session for up to 4 family members (addl. family members for a nominal fee)
–  5 fully-edited, full size digital images with print rights
1 Flat At-a-Glance photo calendar
–  15% off of a la carte prints & products

When and where will 2011 Spring Mini Sessions take place?

2011 Spring Mini Sessions will take place on Sunday, April 17th (afternoon & early evening) and Saturday, April 23rd (morning & early afternoon).

The specific location is to be determined, but it will definitely be at a green park location in the Santa Clarita Valley.

To reserve your 2011 Spring Mini Session:

Call or email Cristen Farrell Photography
(661)312-1686 | cristen@cristenfarrellphotography.com