Since 2008 Motherhood has been celebrated year-round in my studio. My style can be described as warm yet classic captures with a touch of vintage appeal. My ultimate goal is to have families look back at each photo and remember what mattered most... your babes face or tiny little hands holding yours and the connection and emotions of being together at a specific moment in time. Babies don't keep.... It is my honest and sincere hope to serve my clients with the best portrait experience they will ever receive anywhere.
I started my humble home studio portrait business in April of 2008 in Aptos, CA. I currently reside in Clovis CA where I serve clients in the the Central Valley as well as the greater Monterey Bay Area. I'm a graduate of Baby as Art newborn portraiture class summer 2011. A member of The Motherhood Anthology since 2018 and a proud Print Ambassador for Bay Photo Lab.
My ultimate goal is to have families look back at each photo and remember what mattered most...your babes face or tiny little hands holding yours and the connection and emotions of being together at a specific moment in time. The absence of loud colors and backgrounds allows these memories to flood to your mind and bring a feeling of heart warming nostalgia.
A few fun facts about Tonya
Married for 28 years.
Mother of 3 young men.
Fur mama X2 pups.
Lover of babies.
Seeker of light.
Chai tea sipper.
Full pricing and offerings are shared upon a brief phone consult. Investment for session fees, collection offerings and memberships are listed below.
"Tonya is absolutely wonderful! Her style is timeless and classic and her attention to detail is superb. She creates a comfortable environment for photo sessions and patiently gives advice during the photo selection process. It is so obvious that she truly loves what she does. We will always cherish the images she has captured of our little girl!"
"Tonya has been amazing from start to finish. She has the amazing ability to capture the purest moments so perfectly & I am so pleased with the results. She helped me pick a wardrobe for myself & my son, as well as helping to pair that with adorable props. The picture selection process is darling & she is so helpful & insightful. I’m so happy I came across her, you won’t regret trusting her with your memories."
"Tonya did an amazing job on all of the photos of my newborn daughter and young son!.. She is kind, calm, and very knowledgable in her field. Tonya has the special gift of creating lasting photographic images that will grace our household walls and photo albums for many years to come!"
"Our experience with Tonya from beginning to end was wonderful! She puts so much love and dedication into all that she does and it shows! Definitely anyone who is looking for quality photography needs to give her a call, message her, or go on her website. Get a session booked! You will be so happy that you did, because priceless memories are waiting to be captured by this lovely ladies lens!"
"I cannot begin to describe how amazing Tonya and her photography is. She is so calm and sweet with my littles (even on the roughest days). She takes pride in her work, never settling. Her amazing eye for the perfect angle and lighting is impeccable. Not to mention her amazing wardrobe for my girls and myself which makes that much more easier on me. With Tonya, you’re getting so much more than a photographer.