I know... I know... I said that this year I'm only sticking to Engagement & Wedding photography, but I had already promised my friend Monique that I would take photos of her beautiful family.
Monique and I have been friends since I was 15 years old. I was her maid of honor in her wedding 5 years ago and now I'm taking photos of her cute little family. Oh how time flys!
The Gomez family were down for whatever pose I wanted them to do, and baby Dominic is such a happy lil guy! He was so chill the whole time! My Tia Diane went along with me as my second shooter. We had a great time and she helped me a lot by getting the baby's attention. If I could change one thing I would have push the photoshoot back an hour to let the sun soften a little. Overall I am pretty happy with the way this Dodger family’s photos came out!
I'M JANELLE MARINA
Wife, Mama Shark, + Photographer.
Most days, you'll find me in mismatched socks and a top knot, working behind my computer with a smile on my face, listening to Zac Brown Band and R&B
--or, dancing in the kitchen with my 3 littles and hunka husband, seeing who could come up with the coolest dance moves. I'm a wedding photographer, West Elm lover, aspiring advocate for our buddies with special needs, and a Certified Dreamer since 1986. We live in a cozy city in Southern California and are always up for a good adventure. I enjoy telling stories with my camera, grubbing on spicy food, and solving the latest Dateline case.