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


Leslie and I have been chatting about her family session since last fall, and I am SO glad that we were finally able to make it happen! Leslie has 5 gorgeous children ranging from 2nd grade to high school senior. I’ve been working with so many young families recently, that I forgot what it’s like […]

Family, Lifestyle Family

May 2, 2018

Sanders Family | Orange County Family Photographer


I was so excited with Brittany contacted me for their Disney Experience Family Session!! First of all, Brittany is a fellow photographer from my home town in Salt Lake City, Utah. Second, she is like me dreamt of the perfect family pictures in the “Happiest Place on Earth”. Last, she has in incredible eye, and […]

Disney Experience, Family

April 24, 2018

Davis Family Disney Experience


Tabitha contacted me last year because she had been dreaming of a Disney Family Session! We had hoped to make it happen this last Fall, but sadly it didn’t work out. This Spring we finally made her dream a reality and boy, was it worth it! Their Disney Session was nothing short of a dreamy! […]

Disney Experience, Family

April 21, 2018

Morris Disney Family Experience | Anaheim, CA