Beautiful & natural
photos that feel like you.
it's everythingfamily is not an important thing
The McNealsShe was patient, fun and great with my kids.
All of my friends were blown away!


Whether I'm capturing your sweet family, or celebrating a special moment in your life, like a birthday, anniversary or new baby, I'm so honored to help you create memories you’ll cherish for a lifetime. These sessions are so much fun! Your only job is to be yourself, laugh a lot and let me create photos you’ll love forever. I am a big director so I will be guiding you every step of the way. Portraits are all about relationships and I love to show that in my images.

Your Session Experience

My goal is to take the stress out of family photography for you. Our sessions are fun, laid back, and meaningful. Best of all, I won’t leave you hanging because I always give flattering directions and come with lot’s of creative ideas for compositions and posing. The biggest compliment I get is when families say they are surprised by how much fun they have on the session. My style focuses on your unique family connection and love, while creating images of you together that you will treasure.

For family and maternity sessions we meet at one of the incredible locations our gorgeous area has to offer. For newborn sessions, we meet in the comfort of your home.

Simple, All-Inclusive PricinG


I want you to have your images, simple. I never want you to have to choose your favorite images and I don’t like to restrict the images I edit and place in your gallery. For that reason, you get a choice between my signature full hour session with all the photos, or a mini 1/2 hour session with 20 images, for those times when you just needed a few photos. My style of photography results in a collection of photos that tells your story at this moment, and speaks to your family’s unique beauty and connection.

You session fee includes my signature Portrait Styling Guide, the on location session experience, your personal password protected gallery, and all the high resolution digital photos from your gallery to keep for life and print and use as you like. I also offer printing and retouching services on any of your images if you need that. Just click the contact link below to get started!

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Vallentyne Photography

located in oceanside, california