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I'm not just a photographer; I'm a memory-maker, weaving laughter, love, and unforgettable connections into the tapestry of your family story!

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As your Carlsbad photographer, it's not just about the photo; it's an invaluable experience of capturing and preserving the emotional connections of your family. Beyond the tangible photograph, the true richness lies in the intangible elements – the memories, emotions, and bonds that these images encapsulate. I find joy in connecting with new people and families, touching their hearts through the photos I capture. For me, this transcends a simple transaction; it's a heartfelt opportunity for you to revisit and celebrate your distinct stories and connections, all through how I see the moments happening through my lens.


I believe that family photos should be more than just a collection of snapshots. They should be a story about your family's journey together.

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Carlsbad Beach Family Photography

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Carlsbad Family Galleries

Carlsbad has some great locations to use for your next family photos - Here is a list of some of them that I love to photographed at, Batiquitos Lagoon, South Ponto Beach, Terramar Beach, Leo Carrillo Ranch, Hosp Grove, Carlsbad State Beach

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Your family is your most precious possession. They are the ones who make you laugh, cry, and grow. And they deserve to be captured in beautiful photos that you can cherish for a lifetime. That's where I come in. I'm a family photographer who specializes in capturing the love and laughter of your family. I believe that family photos should be more than just a collection of snapshots. They should be a story about your family's journey together.


I'll work with you to create a personalized photo shoot that reflects your family's unique personality. We'll choose the perfect location, the perfect outfits, and the perfect poses. And I'll use my years of experience to capture the genuine moments that make your family special.

During any family session, my goal is to bring out the real beauty and love of your family, your family dynamic with all the personalities mixed into “One” family. My approach is simple with guidance as I seen where its needed, but mostly I love to let you be “you”. Don’t be surprised if after the photo shoot you actually feel this sense of connection with your family more then you have in the past

Family time is so important as a child, I remember the times my family and I simply went on walks at the local beaches or visit the old military forts along the coast in San Francisco.


Carlsbad Portrait Photographer
Cary Pennington