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Torrey Pines Reserve family photos

  Torrey Pines Reserve family photos with one of my favorite families ever. We squeezed this photo shoot in right before Christmas. It has become our tradition that my girls and I go on the photo shoot with this dear family and then Tom meets all of us afterward for dinner. This night we were...

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    Darling 2 year old boy | Beach photo session

    I met this sweet family a year ago when we got together to take Max’s 1 year old photos. That was a fun photo session, and it was ALLLL about Max, which I just loved.  (Meaning: the parents did not want to be in any of the photos, so there was no pressure for group shots,...

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      Choosing the best lighting for outdoor photos? | San Diego newborn, child and family photography

      A few years ago our friends from Nashville came to visit us in San Diego. They had 2 young kids at the time, as did we, and we were snapping photos of them like crazy, all day long. Kids on the beach, kids in the pool, kids in full sun…not the best lighting, but it...

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      • MeganWow, very helpful. Thanks! Love the back lighting!!ReplyCancel

      Beautiful December Day

      Sorry to those family members in Colorado, Wisconsin, Mass….digging yourselves out the snow every morning, and curling up under a heated blanket each night. Sorry, cause we just keep drowning in the sunshine here in San Diego. It was another beautiful day (December in San Diego!) last week. And we don’t hesitate to get out and play....

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      • Caroline DavisAwe – these are WONDERFUL!!! The girls really do look seriously SoCal! There’s no turning back now ….ReplyCancel

      • Megan Barnum BijanMan you are good. And I love your writing! I can just hear you when I read it! What a talent! And I’m happy to see you IN the pictures too! So important! 🙂ReplyCancel

      Family time at Christmas

        This Christmas, we are hoping that our kids remember all the gifts we got them, all the fancy wrapping paper, all the cookies we let them eat, all the toys they got and didn’t need…..and hopefully they forget about “family time” on Christmas day. Yesterday, Christmas eve was perfect. We enjoyed a beautiful San...

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      • Amy SweigartI just love you!!! Fantastic!!ReplyCancel

      • Lisa Bedwell LoweI am so happy that I took the time to read this—simply fantastic in every way. What a classic story you will have to tell…about “front butts”. 🙂ReplyCancel

      • Melissa BausermanHilarious. Mark just asked if I was okay after my laughter disturbed him. We are also big fans of the phrase “front butts.”ReplyCancel

      • Megan BrooksOh my dear nieces! Love it! And once again, Kim, your story telling is phenomenal. Love you all!ReplyCancel

      • Jaime JohnsonOh my goodness!!! Best Christmas story ever!!! ReplyCancel

      • Linda Nagle LuttrellWell, you certainly had a Christmas you won’t ever forget!? Maybe your girls will forget? Such a great story!!ReplyCancel

      • Kat CamplinThat is hilarious and I can picture Tom freaking out LOL Great story and Beautiful girls!!!! ReplyCancel

      • Tom EsserLove this story! Memories for a lifetime (but, let’s hope the girls forget them before the first day of school when the teachers ask the kids to share what they did over Christmas break.).ReplyCancel

      • Angela Kayomg that was hilarious!! that could totally be a tv sitcom. Beautiful pictures and yes you ARE great parents.ReplyCancel

      • Rebeccahhow adorable!!!ReplyCancel

      • RobinWhat sweet girls, looks like they had a fun Christmas!ReplyCancel

      • ShilanSo cute!! <3ReplyCancel

      • katieIn 20 years you will look back on this Christmas and laugh yourself silly. What a phenomenally hilarious Christmas! And those girls are gorgeous!ReplyCancel

      • MeganAww your girls are adorable 🙂 I remember being that age and obsessed with American Girl dolls! Looks like ya’ll had a great xmas 🙂ReplyCancel

      • Emily SupiotCute! Great memories!ReplyCancel

      • AnalieseBeautiful memories captured.ReplyCancel

      • Priscilla Davisgreat storytelling!ReplyCancel

      • heatherbeautiful girls! Merry Christmas!ReplyCancel

      • carrieomg, that was THE funniest thing i’ve read in a long time!!!!!!!!ReplyCancel

      • SummerOmg, that was hilarious. That is definitely a Christmas that you all will remember.ReplyCancel

      • emilyI love it!ReplyCancel

      • Heidi Kapustwell written and thanks for the good laugh!ReplyCancel

      • LisaBeautiful! Great memoriesReplyCancel

      • La Jolla Cove-the Caves - Kim Kelley Photography[…] Ok, ok, not really a hike. I know that conjures up bad memories…and for me some PTSD. (don’t know what I’m talking about?  See this post ) […]ReplyCancel

      • Hiking misadventures | Kim Kelley Photography[…] the Christmas day family hike, that landed us almost in jail when we illegally entered the park and rec lot that was closed. […]ReplyCancel

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