It was great being in Southern California. While I love photographing there, its hard to beat the Willamette Valley.
I got to meet some nice people, teach many professional photographers some great tips about posing and lighting and how to interact with their subjects, etc., and best of all, was able to photograph two wonderful clients.
Here is one from one of the live photo shoots (taken during the Southern California School of Photography):
Prior to that class though, I met up with Amber and Jerred who drove 6 hours from Arizona for their engagement session. We started off at the circa 1798 Mission, then ended up at the Oceanside Pier.
On Saturday, I had a talk about photographing families and children, we finished with the Baek family on the beach…