Capturing life's most fleeting and treasured moments

portraits

I will schedule an initial phone conversation to discuss your ideas and hear more about your vision for the session. Together we will come up with a plan that is perfectly tailored to meet your own specific needs. The end goal is ALWAYS to have a fun and relaxed photo session so that we can best capture and document this very special time in your life. Life goes by so fast. Don't let it pass you by without preserving your most precious moments. I’m so glad you found me and I can’t wait to tell your story through my lens.

Scheduling a photo session can be stressful! As a busy mother of two - I completely understand this! Having been both behind and in front of the camera, I know choosing the perfect wardrobe, finding the ideal location and scheduling the right time can be all too overwhelming. That is where I come in! I am here to walk you through the entire booking process every step of the way. From the very first inquiry to our first in person meeting- I want you to feel as comfortable and relaxed as possible.

THE EXPERIENCE

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If you’re looking for beautiful, light and airy images captured forever with a 5 star personal experience, you have come to the right place! 

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HALEY

Vanessa

Ania

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Maternity Portraits

Vanessa is a STUNNING mama! With two precious baby girls at home, she is excited to meet her new baby boy in just a few weeks. I loved the simplicity of this session with just some one on one mama time. 

Vanessa

Del Mar, California

Ania & Aaron were so wonderful to work with. These first time parents were so excited to capture the beauty of their first pregnancy and I loved every second of our seaside maternity session. 

Ania

Cardiff By The Sea, California

Haley & Michael are such a sweet and loving couple. They wanted to make sure to beautifully document their first pregnancy before they welcome their son into their family. This was such a special and intimate session and I feel honored they chose me to capture this magical time in their lives. 

Haley

Encinitas, California

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Baby ETHAN

BABY LUCIA

Baby Ellison

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Newborn Portraits

Baby Lucia

Encinitas, California

Baby Ellison

San Diego, California

Baby Ethan

Carlsbad, California

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Lauren

LILY

Cari

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Senior Portraits

Lily

Carlsbad, California

Cari

Cardiff By The Sea, California 

Lauren

Del Mar, California

• SESSION PLANNING & PHONE CONSULTATION •
• PRIVATE CLIENT PORTAL •
• ONLINE GALLERY + ALL HIGH-RESOLUTION DOWNLOADS •
• PLANNING RESOURCES & VENDOR RECS •
• A LA CARTE ADD ONS & UPGRADES •
• PERSONAL USE PRINT RELEASE •

The Portrait Experience Includes:

SESSION PLANNING & PHONE CONSULTATION

PRIVATE CLIENT PORTAL

ONLINE GALLERY + ALL HIGH-RESOLUTION DOWNLOADS

PLANNING RESOURCES & VENDOR RECS

A LA CARTE ADD ONS & UPGRADES

PERSONAL USE PRINT RELEASE

- HALEY F.

FROM MATERNITY PICTURES, NEWBORN SESSIONS, AND FAMILY PORTRAITS, WE ARE ALWAYS IN AWE OF HOW GORGEOUS HER PHOTOGRAPHS TURN OUT!"

The pictures feel like real moments with our family

"Leigh Castelli is the only person we trust to capture our family’s special moments. 


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The Ultimate California Dreamin’ Experience

Ah California ~ The Incredibly Beautiful Golden State! Known for its abundant sunshine, gorgeous blue skies, and miles of beautiful coastline ~ California is a great place to call home and to visit. When I think of a Classic California portrait- the iconic VW Bus always comes to mind! Though I'm not lucky enough to own a VW Bus just yet- I have partnered with Dan Funk, The Owner of The Funky Bus to bring you the very best in iconic California Portraiture. 

This special event only happens twice a year and sells out every time.
The Funky Bus Collections Start at $350 

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The Ultimate California Dreamin’ Experience

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Ah California ~ The Incredibly Beautiful Golden State! Known for its abundant sunshine, gorgeous blue skies, and miles of beautiful coastline ~ California is a great place to call home and to visit. When I think of a Classic California portrait- the iconic VW Bus always comes to mind! Though I'm not lucky enough to own a VW Bus just yet- I have partnered with Dan Funk, The Owner of The Funky Bus to bring you the very best in iconic California Portraiture. 

This special event only happens twice a year and sells out every time.
The Funky Bus Collections Start at $350 

Please add yourself to the VIP mailing list below to learn more about this special event.

This special mini session event happens twice a year and sells out every time! This is the very best and unique California Portraiture experience.

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THE ULTIMATE CALIFORNIA DREAMIN’ EXPERIENCE