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Welcome to my blog!

I'm Michelle, a portrait and wedding photographer in Huntington Beach, California. Loving living in the beautiful OC that is filled with so many colorful, fun places to create gorgeous memories! I love that I get the opportunity to make people feel and look beautiful through my photography. I hope you enjoy my work! Please contact me at michelle@momentsbymichelle.com to inqure about portrait or wedding rates. Look foward to hearing from you!



Tuesday, March 30, 2010

And more Mika...

So my blog may be filled with pics of my sweet daughters Maddy and Mika for awhile since I am taking a short maternity leave to focus on my family for a couple months. I still need my photography fix and whether they like it or not, my little girls get to be my models! We haven't ventured too much outdoors since Mika is still small, so I set up studio on my bed, couch, or wherever the natural light hits and take pics whenever I get the urge and my little girls will let me!

Here is my baby girl Mika modeling her cute little hair flower and outfit given to her by my good friend Katie of Mia Moo Designs... Check out her blog to purchase cute hair accessories, dresses and more... This little girl laughs in her sleep! We will hear these funny little giggles and look down at her and she is actually laughing! (Probably thinking of all the funny things she can do to make sure mommy doesn't sleep at night (= )! She smiles a ton too...

Thanks Katie! Love the little tootoo!

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Look what the stork dropped off...

My friend Ashlee and I collaborated and pulled out the infamous tree branch structure to get this pic of Mika. After over 3 hours of trying to get her to sleep, we finally got the pics we were looking for! I'm so thankful for Ashlee for not letting me give up! I love the colors and love my squishy little baby girl in these shots Ashlee and I got...
Mika was 1 week old in these pics. More to come later...

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Where I've been...

We are so blessed to welcome our newest addition Baby Mika Susan Nguyen, born March 10th, 7 lbs 8 oz and 19 inches long. She is the sweetest baby ever! We love her to death and never want to put her down...

And at 4 days old she is already smiling for the camera!

More pics to come soon!

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Give Away!

Hurry Hurry Today only! A great giveaway! Check out Sandy Toes and Popsicles, one of Orange Countys favorite blogs, to enter to win these amazing prizes! I personally have this recipe book and it is my personal FAVORITE! There are so many amazing ideas to create, it's a blast! And check out the super cute cake stand to display the amazing cupcakes you will create! Enter today to win! And Goodluck!

Friday, March 5, 2010

Featured Weddings!

Pick up the latest copy of Ceremony Magazine to see a beautiful featured wedding I shot at the new Terennea hotel in Palos Verdes. Such a gorgeous and festive Indian wedding and a super fun couple. Check it out... in stands now!



There is also one more feature in this issue as well shot at Cota De Casa. Check it out and enjoy!