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Kimberly and Ivan indoor maternity session at The Local Studio┬áin Lodi, CA was perfect for these two love birds. Originally we planned an outdoor session. But with unpredicted Spring rain and two reschedule dates, we knew baby couldn’t wait any longer! Switching to an indoor studio session is always a great option, especially when it’s […]

April 26, 2022

Indoor Maternity Session in Lodi, CA | Kimberly & Ivan

Indoor Maternity Posing

Ella and I just met this year a few months back and we are already such great friends. Ella and I first met when I went to POMP Salon to get my hair colored! She’s such a talented stylist and we instantly connected and created a friendship. A few days go by and she realizes […]

November 30, 2021

Ella & Justin indoor Maternity Photos | Lodi, CA

Indoor Studio Maternity Photos

Our Intimate Elopement on March 28, 2021 It’s been six months since we’ve eloped and I’m finally sharing my elopement photos from this special day! On March 28, 2021 – I said “I DO” to my bestfriend and to the love of my life. It was the easiest YES ever.. March 28, 2021 also marked […]

September 28, 2021

Our Cherry Blossom Orchard Elopement

Spring Cherry Blossom Elopement

Patricia and Jesus maternity session in Oak Grove Regional Park was such a beautiful session to capture. We love this location when we have couples who want to stay in Stockton for their portrait session. But this time it was different. Patricia and Jesus came to us all the way from San Diego! I know, […]

August 30, 2021

Oak Grove Maternity | Patricia & Jesus

Oak Grove Maternity Photos

All About Our Client Closet Donna & Matthew Photography You might of heard us talk about our client closet time and time again. But you’re probably wondering what exactly is a client closet? I’m here to break down all the FAQ about our client closet and how we are offering it to all our amazing […]

August 13, 2021

Our Client Closet | Donna & Matthew Photography

Client Closet for Photography