Hi, i'm Berenice


I wish I had a fancy story of being given a camera when I was a little girl or something like that, but the truth is I don't. I remember appreciating photography, but it wasn't until somewhere in my teenage years that I started enjoying it more. Never thinking twice about it though. I received a psychology degree and went on to work as a criminal investigator in Orange County California. I then did all of the typical 'grown up' stuff; got married, bought a car, a house and then started a family. I continued to work as a criminal investigator, but my heart longed more than anything to be home with my baby. It wasn't until 7 months after my second child was born that I picked up a camera to take photos of him. For some reason the second and subsequent children get less and less photo attention. I had missed his 6 month 'JcPenney' session and thought I could do it, I mean how hard could it really be, right? Well it was a bit harder than I thought, but me, being the persistent and determined girl that I am started practicing more and more because I was set on getting really nice photos of my kids! 

From that point on things just kind of 'snowballed' as I found myself being asked to take photos of friends' babies and their families. Word of mouth just kind of happened, and bam I found myself doing photo shoots on weekends, working full time as an investigator and tending to my 3 and 1 year old. I came to a cross roads and decided to take a GIANT leap of faith, when through a lot of prayer, I put in my resignation to my comfortable, secure and well paying government job to pursue this photography 'thing'. My biggest hope and dreams were to be able to be home with my babies and be there for them while doing something that brought me so much joy! And be my own boss? Heck yea! It wasn't without some fear and anxiety though. After quitting my job and pursuing this passion, things just took off even more. The rest is history. I am now able to do something that I absolutely LOVE and I get to be at home with my babies. How amazing is that?! I'm so blessed and thankful that The Lord opened this opportunity for me. All I had to do was take a leap of faith and jump. I've never looked back! 

My Story

hello! it's so nice
to meet you!! 

   Thanks for stopping by!  I'd love to take some time and share a little bit about who I am...

Do you see that sweet little family? That is my pride and joy! My amazing husband of 14 years and our 4 wonderful blessings.  Yes, I  am one lucky girl.

When I'm not documenting precious moments and telling love stories, I'm  homeschooling my three oldest kiddos and chasing a very sweet, but strong willed toddler who keeps me on my toes. 

We love spending time as a family and making memories. We try hard not to blink because life is so fleeting and the moments just pass us too quickly. We love board games, cuddling and watching movies, road trips and visiting state capitols (don't ask me why--maybe it's the homeschool geek in me). We've kind of made it a tradition!   The beach is our happy place; there is something so majestic about it and we simply can't get enough of it.

I enjoy taking walks with my husband,  watching my kids play, spending time with family and friends (our home seems to alway be the gathering place and I LOVE it!). I love the fall, I'm a sucker for sunsets and  good heartfelt conversations. I'm Mexican and a hugger, so if you're not into that--sorry.  I enjoy a good margarita and have a serious problem with chips and salsa. I love hats and usually will be in one (it's the easy mom-go-to) plus they're just cute and it means I don't have to do my hair, win-win, right?

I'm excited to get to know you and learn more of what makes you smile!  I can't wait to meet you!



definitely vanilla

chocolate or vanilla?

extrovert, for sure!

introvert or extrovert?

at the beach with my family 

my perfect day will be

I'm a former criminal investigator

YOU'LL BE SURPRISED

a margarita!

My favorite drink is

Coffee and chips & Salsa

I can't live without

the fun facts

I'm a former
criminal investigator 

YOU'LL BE SURPRISED

a margarita!

My favorite drink is

Coffee and chips & Salsa

I can't live without

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definitely vanilla

chocolate or vanilla?

extrovert, for sure!

introvert or extrovert?

at the beach with my family 

my perfect day will be

the fun facts

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