Orange county newborn & family photographer 

sara ellen


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Hi friend! I'm a maternity, newborn, and family photographer based in Orange County, California serving Irvine, San Clemente, Laguna Beach, Dana Point, and all of Southern California's surrounding areas.  I'd love to be a part of your family's memory-keeping! Thanks for stopping by!

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There is just something so special about maternity photos. The anticipation the soon-to-be mamas are feeling and the excitement in their eyes is so beautiful. Knowing their little bundle of joy will be joining soon is so joyous! Maternity sessions at the beach offer so much peace and elegance. The crashing waves and the golden […]

Beach Maternity Photos | Vansusteren

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5 Winter Date Night Ideas to get you and your partner out there having fun during the cold and snowy weather!

5 Winter Date Night Ideas

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I am so in love with Olivia and Nick’s sunset beach engagement! We planned for the session to happen during golden hour and I am so happy we did! I mean come on, you can’t beat the beach at sunset. For those of you who do not know what golden hour is, it’s the hour […]

Sunset Beach Engagement | Olivia + Nick

Sunset beach engagement photos

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