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I believe that everyone has a unique story, and I believe that this story always shows through in a portrait. Through my lens, I will forever capture your story, your memories, your dreams. Specializing in children & family portraiture, senior photography and modern glamour & boudoir, I'm a natural light photographer from Orange County, California. I hope you stay awhile and take a look around. Simply click on any of the photos below to see the whole blog post.

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Glowing | Orange County High School Senior Photographer

Wrapped in glowing light. Now scheduling natural light senior portrait sessions in Orange County for spring ...
January 22, 2014
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Cory | Orange County Natural Light Photographer

We were rained out on our original session date, but we had the most perfect light on the evening that I finally did get to do her senior photo ...
May 28, 2014
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Glamour in the Forest | Orange County High School Senior Photographer

Elizah is actually only a junior, and she was a somewhat new junior when we did this shoot because it’s from back in early November. I’m ...
May 02, 2014
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Loving her glasses | Orange County High School Senior Photographer

I love all of my photo sessions. I seriously do. But, every once in awhile I have a shoot where I fall so in love with the images that I find it hard ...
April 25, 2014
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Family Session | Orange County Natural Light Family Photographer

This little girl is so loved, and I’m always on cloud nine when I see that I’ve captured the emotion between a parent and a child. There ...
April 16, 2014
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Hayley {2014 Senior} | Orange County High School Senior Photographer

This was one of my favorite sessions from 2013, as I’ve known Hayley for a few years yet I’d never had the opportunity to see her outside ...
April 12, 2014
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College Senior | Orange County Natural Light Senior Photographer

Kendra and her mom had so many fantastic ideas for this senior photo shoot, and I love when my seniors really get involved in making the experience ...
April 10, 2014
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My childhood dress | Orange County Natural Light Family Photographer

This was my dress when I was 6. She’s now 8. Taking photos of her in my childhood dress was on my bucket-list, and I’m glad we did before ...
March 25, 2014
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My Girl | Orange County Natural Light Children’s Photographer

I love her laughter. It might be my very favorite thing. Sonja Hammad Photography specializes in natural light children & family, high school ...
March 22, 2014
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Vacation Shoot | Orange County Natural Light Family Photographer

This shoot is special to me because this cute almost-one-year-old is my nephew, and I loved having the opportunity to give his family a photo shoot ...
March 21, 2014
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She wore a hat | Orange County Natural Light Photographer

I think we all should wear more hats. This is so stunning, Kendra.   Sonja Hammad Photography specializes in natural light family, high school ...
March 17, 2014
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San Jan Hills High School Senior | Orange County Senior High School Photographer

This beautiful San Juan Hills High School senior had her photo shoot at perhaps my very favorite spot ever. It’s one of those hidden away ...
March 12, 2014
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He’s three | Orange County Natural Light Family Photographer

My baby is three today. This one is so rarely in my photos, because he’s boycotted the whole photo thing. But I’ve just learned to follow ...
February 28, 2014
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Aliso Niguel High School Senior | Orange County Senior Photographer

Every once in awhile my 8 year old daughter tags along with me to one of my senior sessions, and Nicolette’s photo shoot was one of those ...
February 10, 2014
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College Senior | Orange County Natural Light Senior Photographer

It was the last picture we took that beautiful evening, and I love it so much. Sonja Hammad Photography specializes in natural light family, high ...
February 05, 2014
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Mine | Orange County Natural Light Photographer

Last year I made a resolution to take weekly portraits of each of my three kidlets…..and failed miserably. As much as I wanted to take on a 365 ...
January 31, 2014
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Dana Hills High School Senior | Orange County High School Senior Photographer

She’s funny, intelligent, completely beautiful and has a great voice. Oh, she dances as well. I think there is something about her that exudes ...
January 29, 2014
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San Juan Hills High School Senior | Orange County High School Senior Photographer

Drenched in beautiful light, we had so much fun wandering around the winding dirt trails and rich grassy fields at Riley Wilderness Park for her ...
January 25, 2014
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Riley Wilderness Park Family Photos | Orange County Natural Light Photographer

I tend to shoot a lot more senior girls than families, but I’m thrilled when I have the opportunity to do a family session. Seeing the dynamics ...
January 22, 2014
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Family | Orange County Natural Light Photographer

I can feel his curiosity and wonder. I know their joy and unabounding love. This is my favorite kind of family picture. Please let me know if ...
January 04, 2014