My Family

Horse Photography

My daughter Alexis has been taking horseback riding lessons at Hylsop Horse Haven in Jamul. She had the opportunity to get her pictures taken with the horse that she rides during her lessons, Mr. Giggles. These were so much fun and I can’t wait to get some printed to hang in her room!  

Newborn-ish Twin Photos | Better late than never San Diego Photographer

My twin girls are going to be 9 in January, so they were born before Facebook really took off and before Newborn photography was popular.  Every single time I do a newborn session, I get a little sad that I didn’t do a session with a newborn photographer for my girls.  Honestly, it probably would’ve …

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San Diego Studio Photographer | Bunny Photo Session

We recently welcomed two new family members into our home – Loki and Odin. They are super sweet and soft and cuddley and we love them! My daughter, Alexis, has wanted a pet bunny for years and she’s so excited to finally have her dream come true! She was excited to get some pictures with …

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Belly to Baby | San Diego Maternity and Newborn Photographer

Welcome to the family, baby Ryan! We are so thrilled to finally get to meet you. You should know that you are a pretty lucky kid. Your mom and dad are rad, your two big brothers are going to make sure you are the toughest kid around, and you have a truck-load of aunties and …

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San Diego Family Photography – Monroe Family Christmas 2014

Here are a few highlights from the latest Amy Gray Photography / Melanie Monroe Photography collaboration. After my family’s annual Christmas photo session got rained out once and cancelled another time in favor of a birthday party that involved pony rides, we finally were able to have our pictures done on December 10th! I’m usually …

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Baby Aaron’s Arrival | Superman Newborn Photos

“It’s a bird!” “It’s a plane!” “NO!” “It’s Baby Aaron!” Baby Aaron’s arrival was a spectacular occasion for his mom and dad and big brother, Luke. We decided to do his newborn photos in the most “Super” way I could think of. This involved copious amounts of paper mache’ , the sacrifice of a super-sized …

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7 Years old | San Diego Twin Photographer

My baby girls turned 7 on January 9th. SEVEN?!!!! Seriously?! How’d that happen?! Amy Gray Photography and I went out on a little location-scouting mission to this beautiful field in El Cajon. It was a great opportunity to get my twins’ 7 year old photo session done. Their cousin, Lissa came too, so we got …

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San Diego Baby Photographer | My Cutie Pie Nephew

I got to babysit my baby nephew again recently when my sister-in-law, Stephanie took my girls out for a super special Auntie Day tea party at the Hotel Del Coronado. While the three of them drank tea and ate caviar (yes, my kids legit ate caviar), Romeo and I visited the park and I just …

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