Orange county newborn & family photographer 

sara ellen

photography

I've always been a creative...I had many interests which made it overwhelming for me to choose what I wanted to do for a living. I never even considered photography as a career, because at the time, growing up home schooled, in a small town, with not many photographers, I didn't know that was a "thing." 

When I turned 19, I purchased my first laptop and discovered Photoshop and Lightroom! I loved playing with light and color and creating beautiful images. I then began taking pictures for friend's and family just to have photos to edit. 

Soon people began asking how much I charged, which blew my mind because I couldn't believe people could make money doing something so fun!

I continued photographing in my small town, until May of 2015 when I married my husband and moved to Orange County.

It's been a long journey of learning and growing, but every day I'm blessed to be able to do what I love and meet so many wonderful people and capture so many timeless memories!

how it began

 +I love the gym!

+ I am a morning person.

+ I used to work at The Daily Aztec as a staff photographer

+ I have been doing photography for 10 years!

+ I am a big plant lover! (Especially succulents)

+ Nikon Shooter

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Sara lives in South Orange County, Mission Viejo, with her husband, three girls, and their corgi, Bug. When she's not shooting, you can find her chasing her little ones around, watching movies, eating ice cream, and spending time with her family at the beach or park! 

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