Thank you for visiting our blog! In case you don't know us, our names are Tina and Amanda and we're mother and daughter portrait photographers located in Loomis, California. We absolutely love what we do and we hope you enjoy it as well! Most of our entries will consist of snapshots and previews of recent sittings. But every once in a while we'll sprinkle in some of our others joys. Family, friends, new recipes, and random things that inspire us are more than likely to make an appearance. We love comments, so feel free to leave them for us! And please don't forget that these images are property of Simply Portraits, so please enjoy them on the blog and don't copy them.

Thank you for taking the time to read our story, we can't wait to tell yours on our blog! :)

-Tina & Amanda


November is booked!

All orders to be delivered by Christmas need to be placed by December 3rd.
All orders placed after will have a rush fee.

Santa will be visiting our studio again December 17th & 18th!

For more information on all of these please search for relative blog posts under the category above labled "Studio Happenings"

Friday, April 30, 2010

Luke {Senior 2010}

I love when we have seniors come through our door that we've known for years. Seeing them as adults, as their own unique person, is something we never get tired of.

We've known Luke and his family for many years and we have loved seeing him grown into the man he is today.

Friday, April 23, 2010

Charlie {Senior 2010}

Now, let me start by saying we LOVE photographing seniors. Love love love it.
And you know what really makes us love it even more?
When they have something they are truly passionate about and they don't mind sharing that passion with us.

This is Charlie. He lives to race.
Rarely do we get to see someone so young with so much passion and drive.
Oh and in case he wasn't already cool enough for you, he also plays bass for his church band.

(I know, I really need to get his autograph)

Monday, April 19, 2010

A little bit of zebra and a whole lotta sass!

As soon as Sarah came in carrying her zebra print purse and wearing her zebra sunglasses I knew we would have a good time! She loved our idea of incorporating her own style and we had so much fun doing it! She was such a blast and we really enjoyed our afternoon with her.
We hope you enjoy your sneak peak of your senior portraits Sarah!

Sarah, you can view the rest of your pictures here!

Hayley {Senior Portraits}

LOVE this girl! I knew she would be a blast when she loved my idea of her pink sparkle mini prom dress on the tracks. Contrast that with her knee high boots, off the shoulder top with a leather vest and you have perfection! She was so much fun to photograph and had some amazing looks. Thanks for an awesome day Hayley! Hope you love these as much as we do!

Hayley, you can view the rest here!

Friday, April 16, 2010

Bandula Family

Words can't describe how much we enjoyed this family.
They really truly love each other and enjoy being with each other.
It's rare to find a brother and sister that really love each other like this.
They invited us to their beautiful home and we could have spent all day there following them around taking pictures.
You can probably see why....

Thank you again for inviting us to your home and being a part of your family memories!

Thursday, April 8, 2010


I love the way Tamany's pictures turned out, this one was both mine and Tam's favorites!
The sunlight was perfect that day, and I just love the way Tam's outfits looked outside. Perfect!

Oh and you should see the way her cards turned out! Soooo good! You can see them online or of course come see them (and me) at the studio.

Monday, April 5, 2010

Bubblegum and sunshine

I just loved everything about this sitting with Meghan.
From her clothes, to her hair, to the yummy yummy sunshine we had!
I could have shared over a dozen, but these two are my absolute favorites.
Love love love that sunshine.

Thursday, April 1, 2010

You can't help but to smile

I would like to know how you could look at this face and not smile
I mean, it just makes your day that much better!

:D See? I'm still smiling!!


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