Monthly Archives: May 2010

mother’s tea • riviera playschool

It’s a great privilege for me to be the “un-official official” photographer for my daughters’ school, Riviera PlaySchool in Redondo Beach. It’s truly a magical, free, cozy little paradise for children & their parents. I can’t say enough about what an extraordinary place it is–a sanctuary of joy & childhood that celebrates individuality & teaches […]

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flower children • the z girls • birthday portraits • spring 2010

We are neck-deep in birthday season here at the Shippee household! The spring is when we celebrate birthdays for both my parents (& their anniversary) & for my husband Max & both our daughters. I love doing “official” portraits for the girls every year, because, well, I can. Zara turned two on April 19th, & […]

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ingrid & beth • celebrating mother’s day 2010

We celebrated Mother’s Day last Sunday with my cousins & their two beautiful families. The spring flowers have been exploding in the backyard, so I was so excited to use them as a backdrop for a few quick portraits. We ran outside just before sunset, & gathered the mamas with their getting-too-big-too-fast children, ranging from […]

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celebrating a decade together • the roh family portraits

I have had the special joy of chronicling the growing family of Alice & Chong Roh over the last few years. Last weekend, they celebrated their tenth anniversary! These photos were such fun to do with their spirited kids, Zachary, Kristyn, & Micah, & Gramma Helen. Their family is stylish, fun, & in constant motion–and […]

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