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Locations

Not sure where to take your photos? Here are some location inspiration ideas to get you started!

*Note that sunset, clouds and overall sky appearance, along with wind, cannot be predicted or guaranteed in any way and appearance of the photos will reflect the weather of the day

Jack's Pond (San Marcos)

*Red barn, white fence, trees, grass wood benches

*Restrooms

*Leashed dogs allowed

*Free Parking

Forest (Escondido)

*Large trees, bridges, open grass

*Restrooms

*Leashed dogs allowed

*$3 parking fee

Lagoon (North Carlsbad)

*Trees up top, sand below, fence-lined trail

*No restrooms

*Leashed dogs allowed

*Free parking

Ranch (Carlsbad)

*Rustic adobe and wood buildings, trees, bridges

*Restrooms

*No pets

*Free parking

*Permit Fee: $15; I am one of the few photographers cleared to shoot here but they still require an application and at least a week's notice; weekdays have full ranch access, weekends typically only partial/upper access

Beach (Encinitas)

*Long sandy beach and rocks

*Restrooms

*No pets

*Free street parking

On Campus

*Permission must be obtained before

doing a photoshoot on-site

*Paid Parking: Depends on school

*Traveling Fee May Apply

New Location!

Forest: Rancho Santa Fe

*Senior Photo samples coming soon

*Trees, gazebo, flower garden, bridges

*Leashed dogs allowed

*Restrooms

*$3 Parking fee

Beach (Carlsbad)

*Rock jetty, long sandy beach

*Restrooms

*No dogs

*$20 lot parking or free street parking

*$10 Additional Travel Fee

Lake (San Marcos)

*Wooden dock, tree lined trails

*Restrooms

*Leashed Dogs allowed

*Free street/lot parking

City Vibe (San Marcos/Carlsbad)

*Textured backgrounds, stairs, alleyways

*Possible restrooms

*Leashed dogs allowed

*Paid Parking: Depends on city

*Additional Travel Fee May Apply

"On-Location"

*A place special to your heart - sports field, arena, barn, coffee shop

*Perfect for unique sessions that may involve larger animals or props

*Additional Travel Fee May Apply

Beach (Cardiff)

*Rocks, tide pools long sandy beach

*Restrooms

*Dogs allowed

*$6 lot parking

*$10 Additional Travel Fee

Park (La Costa)

*Trees, bridges, stone walls

*Restrooms

*Leashed dogs allowed

*Free Parking

Field (North Carlsbad)

*Foliage changes with the seasons, from green to golden to flowers. Specific appearance of backdrop is not guaranteed

*No restrooms

*Leashed dogs allowed

*Free Parking

*$10 Additional Travel Fee

Oceanside Pier

*Pier, sand, and rocks

*Restrooms

*No pets on sand; boardwalk OK

*$5 lot parking

*$15 Additional Travel Fee

**New Location: Mountain (Poway)

(Family sample pics, Senior Pics coming soon!)

Tree-lined archway, open field, mountain backdrop

*Restrooms

*Leashed Dogs allowed

*Free lot parking

**$30 Extra Traveling Fee

Open Field (San Elijo)

*Backdrop changes with seasons - can be very green in spring, more golden in summer and fall

*No Restrooms

*Leashed dogs allowed

*Free Parking

New Location!

Lagoon (South Carlsbad)

*Sandy paths, local foliage

*Restrooms

*Leashed Dogs allowed

Fiesta Island

*Sand, shallow water, no waves

*Restrooms

*Dogs and horses allowed

*Free Parking

*$50 Additional Travel Fee

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