photo of a mother in a field at golden hour holding her baby boy smiling and playing

Orange County family, maternity and newborn photographer


Immersed in golden light, filled with authentic emotion, and drenched in love, photos you will want to cherish forever.

Orange County family, maternity and newborn photographer


Immersed in golden light, filled with authentic emotion, and drenched in love, photos you will want to cherish forever.

Hello there, I am Annika Smith

MEET THE PERSON BEHIND THE LENS

Hello there, I am Annika Smith

I believe that you have to know love to be able to witness it in others. I have a passion for capturing the love that emanates from families, the love encapsulated between two lovers and found in the eyes of your children. It is something I adore, and feel so blessed to be able to call my job.

More About Me

Photography is like poetry, only visual. There are so many stories and meanings one picture can portray, it all depends on who's looking at the photo and whether they are paying enough attention.


My goal is to capture beautiful in-between moments that make your story so special

father, mother, and children posing for a photo by a fountain in the San Juan Capistrano mission
Testimonials

She has photographed so many sessions for us I have lost count. She is attentive and gives me exactly what I want in my sessions, i'm very particular. Over the years and the many sessions we have had, we have become friends. I have referred countless people to her, not just for photography but for makeup. She has done almost all of my friends wedding makeup including my own! Definitely book her because she's amazing.

The Wences

Can you picture yourself in my photos?

If you see beauty the way I do, let's work together!

Do you like a less contrived and more organic photo style? Would you like to capture special moments in a natural way? If so lets make some magic together!

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