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Class of 2018 Senior

Class of 2018 Senior

Class of 2018 senior, David came by the studio a few days ago for his senior portrait session. David’s a busy dude, with school and football practice every day and soccer right around the corner, we decided an indoor session was the way to go for some awesome senior portraits. The session was fun, David a great young man and photographs very well, always a bonus. It was great working with him, chatting and getting to know him a little bit. I wish David all the best the rest of his senior year. Go Huskies!

Here are a few images from David’s senior portrait session. Enjoy.

Are you a class of 2018 senior or know someone who is? You’ve found the right place. Give me a call, 209-324-5160, or email today to schedule your consultation or session. Still, need more convincing? No problem, check out my senior portrait gallery.

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Filled Under : All , Class of 2018 , Fall / Autumn , Hughson High School , Indoor/Studio , Senior Portraits

Hughson High Class of 2018

Hughson High Class of 2018

It’s September which means senior portraits are in full swing. Ethan will be graduating from Hughson high this coming June, class of 2018, and stopped by recently for his senior portraits.  After meeting with Ethan and his mom for a consultation we decided an outdoor session was the way to go and headed out to one of my favorite local spots. We had a lot of fun during the session, Ethan and his family are wonderful, fun, happy and an overall pleasure to work with. To make the session even better we had some wonderful light. You can’t ask for more. Good luck to Ethan on the rest of his senior year and the journey he’s about to begin.

Here are a few images from Ethan’s senior portrait session. I hope you enjoy.

Are you a class of 2018 senior or know someone who is? You’ve found the right place. Give me a call, 209-324-5160, or email today to schedule your consultation or session. Still, need more convincing? No problem, check out my senior portrait gallery.

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Filled Under : All , Class of 2018 , Hughson High School , Knights Ferry , Senior Portraits

Nazreen Dhaul | Modesto Baby Portraits

newborn girl wrapped in cloth and headband in a basket with doctor props

 

A new little bundle came to the studio a few days ago for her newborn portrait session, the lovely Nazreen Dhaul. Both of Nazreen’s parents work in the medical field with her mom having a Ph.D. During our consultation we discussed their “signature” piece of artwork I would design for their home and they mentioned wanting to do something with a medical theme. With Nazreen already born and being two weeks old at the time of the consultation, I worked very quickly to design a warm, and artistic set piece that focused on little Nazreen while celebrating her parent’s passion for healthcare. I think it turned out very well.

We were also blessed to have Nazreen’s grandmother join us for the portrait session. While she didn’t have her image made she worked very hard behind the scenes, making the session a great success.

Nazreen is a beautiful baby girl, very sweet, and I consider myself fortunate to have had the opportunity to create her baby pictures. Below are Nazreen’s highlight slideshow and a sample of images from our portrait session. I hope you enjoy them.

Highlight Slideshow

Image Gallery

Are you or someone you know about ready to add a little one to the family and looking for beautiful newborn pictures? If so you’ve found the right place. Give me a call, 1.209.324.5160 or email me to ask a few questions or book your design consultation. Still, need more convincing? No worries, check out more newborn pictures in our online gallery.

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Filled Under : All , Indoor/Studio , Newborn/Baby , Portraits

Lily Ann Nelson | Modesto Newborn Pictures

newborn baby girl in wicker basket | Modesto Newborn Pictures

It’s one of my great joys to be able to meet the beautiful babies of my past wedding couples when they come to the studio for newborn pictures. I photographed Cody and Ashleigh’s big day in May of 2016 at Vintage Gardens in Modesto. I was thrilled when Ashleigh told she was expecting and wanted to come by for newborn pictures when Ms. Lily finally arrived. We’d planned the session and the “signature” image I would create for Cody and Ashleigh about a month before Lily was due so I had time to get everything in order. In the end, Lily was 8 days late but completely worth the wait. She is absolutely beautiful and was a total joy to photograph at only four days old, the perfect age. The session was made even more special because we were joined by both sets of grandparents, Mark and Kim and Dwight and Beth. I love to see the happiness a baby brings to a family and Lily certainly has done just that.

The session was fun and as I mentioned Lily was wonderful. Below is a short highlight slideshow from the session and a few images. I hope you enjoy them and congratulations to the new mom and dad, Ashleigh and Cody.

Some images from the session.

 

Thank you to…

Tiny Tot Prop Shop for the beautiful knit wrap.

Are you or someone you know about ready to add a little one to the family and looking for beautiful newborn pictures? If so you’ve found the right place. Give me a call, 1.209.324.5160 or email me to ask a few questions or book your design consultation. Still, need more convincing? No worries, check out more newborn pictures in our online gallery.

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Turlock Senior Portraits

Turlock Senior Portraits

 

I’m very fortune to work with wonderful families and have the opportunity to photograph each member when it’s time for their senior portraits. This is the case with the Jurevich family, I photographed Brandon a few years ago and recently his sister Ashlee stopped by for her senior portrait session as well. We headed out to one of my favorite local outdoor portrait locations for the session and was greeted by not only wonderful weather but some amazing wildflowers too. Ashlee was wonderful to photograph and work with, we had a great time during the session and came away with some beautiful images. Perfect wall portraits for mom and dad’s home and office. Ashlee be graduating from Turlock high school soon and will be on to big things in her future.

Here are a few images from Ashlee’s senior picture session. I hope you enjoy them.

Are you or someone you know graduating soon or perhaps next year and looking for the best photographer around for senior portraits? You’ve found the right place. Give me a call, 209-541-1815 or email to schedule your senior portrait consultation or session today. Need more convincing? No problem, check out our senior portrait gallery.

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Filled Under : All , California , Knights Ferry , School , Senior Portraits , Spring , Turlock High School

State Theater Engagement Portraits

State Theater Engagement Portraits

Cameron asked Kody to marry him outside the historic State theater in Modesto, California last December after a seasonal showing of “It’s a Wonderful Life”.  Their wonderful engagement story created a special place in their hearts for the theater and sets the scene for their engagement portraits. The State Theater was kind enough to put Kody and Cameron’s name in lights for our state theater engagement portraits session, which made the night extra special. The session was fun, minus me almost getting hit by a car or two while standing in the street to make the images. Congratulations to the happy couple and I can’t wait for their wedding in December.

Here are a few images from the session, hope you enjoy.

Are you or someone you know getting married or looking for a photographer for a special occasion? You’ve found the right place. Give me a call anytime, 1.209.541.1815 or email to ask a few questions or schedule a consultation to come by and meet. Still need more convincing? No problem. Check out our wedding gallery.

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Filled Under : All , Engagement , Modesto , Spring , State Theater

Almond Blossom Portraits

Almond Blooms Portraits

Almond blossom portraits are some of my favorite to do, the blossom themselves are beautiful and because we have 20 acres of almonds we don’t have to travel far for the session, winner! Karissa came by for her senior pictures recently and wanted, you guessed it, almond blossom portraits so we headed out to the trees and went to work. The day was perfect, the sun was warm and the blooms were popping nicely. Karissa is involved with FFA, something near and dear to my heart, and while she didn’t have her pig yet when we did the session (bummer) she did have her jacket,  FFA friend and very large family dog to represent during the session. It was a fun afternoon and the images look great. Here area  few samples from the session. Hope you enjoy.

Are you are someone you know looking for senior portraits? You came to the right place. Give me a call, 209.541.1815 or email anytime to schedule your consultation and began the awesome senior portrait experience. Still need more convincing? No problem. Head over to our senior portrait gallery and see more examples of what we do.

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Filled Under : All , California , Ceres , Senior Portraits , Spring

Turlock Maternity Portraits

Turlock Maternity Portraits

I had the awesome chance to photograph Erica and Candido’s maternity session recently at the always beautiful (even in the rain), Pageo Lavender Farm in Turlock, California. Erica and Candido are a very special couple and I’ve had the pleasure of creating images for them through all of their special moments the last number of years, from senior pictures to their wedding and now the soon-to-be of their little one, Regina. I can’t wait to meet her as she is sure to be as wonderful as her parents and extended family. For the maternity session we were greeted with a bit of weather, gray clouds and overall damp conditions as it’s been a very wet winter here in California. We made the most of it however, as Pageo Lavender Farm has many wonderful places to work. Below are a few of the images from our maternity session and the highlight slideshow. I hope you enjoy them.

The highlight slideshow

Coming Soon…Ms. Regina Cruz by Edward Mendes… by edwardmendesphotography

A few images from the session

Are you or someone you know looking for a photographer for maternity, newborn, senior or family portraits? How about a wedding? If so you’ve come to the right place. Please give me a call or send an email to ask a question or schedule your consultation. Need more convincing? No problem, check out some of our image galleries to see more of what we do.

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Filled Under : All , Maternity , Pageo Lavender Farm , Turlock

Cute Baby Portraits

Cute baby portraits hunting

Benjamin is one of the cutest little dudes you’ll ever meet, and certainly one of the happiest, a smile was on his face almost the entire session. He had recently turned 8 months and his dad and aunt brought him by for portraits to capture the love and smiles that is Ben. As with all my children and newborn portraits I like to create a signature image that is particularly special to the family in some way and will hang with joy in the home. For Benjamin we decided to do something with a hunting theme, not the easiest theme for a little one, but I knew we could do something cute and age appropriate. Take some hunting lodge decor, a cute lumberjack style outfit, put it all on one of my hand made backgrounds, include an adorable little guy, and here’s what I came up with.

Hope you enjoy the slideshow and a few of the images from our cute baby portraits session.

Benjamin Fernandez by Edward Mendes Photography by edwardmendesphotography

Do you have an cute little one that you would like to have beautiful fine art portraits made of? You’ve found the right place. Give me a call or email anytime, 1.209.541.1815. Need more convincing? No problem, check out our newborn/children gallery.

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Filled Under : All , Indoor/Studio , Newborn/Baby

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