Brytyn reached out to me, wanting to chat about booking a Fresh 48 and Newborn Session for her first baby. Her and her boyfriend Ben were incredibly excited to be waiting for their sweet baby boys arrival! The thing I love about Fresh 48 sessions, is that you’re on baby watch, and it’s just so […]

Fresh 48, Lifestyle Newborn

January 15, 2019

Fresh 48 | New Baby Boy


Christine is probably one of the sweetest, most down to earth mamas that I have ever met. When we began to chat about what she had envisioned for her beach maternity session, I was stoked for her. A beautiful white, lace dress, her sweet daughter, and matching flower crowns for the  two of them! Her […]

Lifestyle Newborn, Maternity

January 14, 2019

Beach Maternity Session | Tipton Family


You guys. I’ve literally been. D.Y.I.N.G. to share these photos since September! but before you see how freaking perfect, emotional and gorgeous these photos are, you have to read all about the big reveal! About Katie and Jordan I received a message from the most darling girl, Katie Staples one morning. She had a plan […]

Family, Lifestyle Newborn, Maternity, Pregnancy Reveal

November 2, 2018

You’re Gonna Be A Daddy | Orange County Pregnancy Reveal


Before I tell you about the most beautiful Orange County Family session, I have to tell you about my cute friend Emily! About Emily I met Emily and her family a little over a year ago in Orange County, CA. We met while attending the same  church.  I quickly realized how kind and funny Emily […]

Beauty, Family, Lifestyle Family, What To Wear

September 21, 2018

Orange County Family Session | Viramontes Family


Rachel reached out to me through instagram expressing that she was really hoping to have a family beach session done in Southern California. The beach was important to them, and I could not wait to make their family beach session dreams a reality! Rachel and Alex live in Arizona, but Alex had spent time in […]

Family, Lifestyle Family

August 29, 2018

Family Beach Session | Corona Del Mar


Deciding What To Wear in Family Photos I know! You’re pulling up all of the pinterest searches of “what to wear in family photos”, reading all of the blogs, stalking all of the instagram moms to see WHAT TO WEAR! I promise, it doesn’t have to be so hard. You can look beautiful, timeless and […]

Education, Family, What To Wear

August 24, 2018

What To Wear in Family Photos | General Guidlines


Before the Session My dear friend Allison has been a photographer for the Smithey Family for many years. She recently relocated. She was sad that she would be unable to capture their last baby’s lifestyle newborn session. Allison reached out to me because she wanted to make sure they had the same quality experience as […]

Lifestyle Family, Lifestyle Newborn, Newborn, Uncategorized

August 22, 2018

Lifestyle Newborn Session | Orange County, CA


Almost a year ago I met Kat, Danny and Knox. We met through a mutual friend on Instagram. Who knew they would become some of my absolute best friends! Actually, best friends all around because Knox is Grey’s little buddy. And we are couple buddies with these two fabulous people! I was pretty stoked when […]

Family, Lifestyle Family

August 16, 2018

Darling Anniversary Session | Orange County Photographer


Hi! I’m Chelsea Frandsen, and I’m the girl who pokes her face out from behind the lens to admire your families, joke with your children and watch you bring new life into this world. I am a girl who is obsessed with connections. My husband will joke about how much I love human interaction – […]

Mom + Life Blogs

August 14, 2018

Behind The Lens | Chelsea Frandsen


The moment I found out that we would be relocating to Orange County, California – my mind went straight to the beach, followed by my imagination picturing perfect, dreamy family pictures. I decided it probably wouldn’t be the best idea to do when Greyson, our son was too little. So the plans began for our […]

Family, Mom + Life Blogs

August 1, 2018

Beach Dreams Come True | My Own Family