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Yanni’s 18th: Music & Laughter

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The night overflowed with melodies and harmonies like none you’ve ever seen. Music played through the crowd with such fluidity as a breeze through the trees, and felt just as refreshing. Yanni glowed beautifully all through the songs, dancing and laughter of the night. She is undeniably a talented and fascinating lady that we are truly blessed to have crossed paths with.


Open your ears to
the melody of this world

so that your heart may hear
the harmony of the universe


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Jenna’s Pre-debut: A Charming Afternoon

Jenna Galapia

This girl just brought in the sunshine to our day. Jenna’s poised yet lively spirit gave a beautiful balance of work and play for our session. She had a smile for everyone and moved with a natural gracefulness. The hours we spent with Jenna seemed to just fly by as she charmed her way into our hearts.

A smile that never fades
has a heart that knows
what true happiness is

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Bea’s 18th: Exploring the Universe


Bea, this sweet girl, had a blast of a party for her 18th. This Star Trek inspired bash had the energy of a star turned supernova. The room was just bursting with life and I bet you can feel the love even from the next galaxy! It’s time to voyage where no man has gone before…


“I like to believe that there are
always possibilities.”

– Spock, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan


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Yanni’s Pre-Debut: A Morrocan Sunset

Yanni Bunagan

This spirited young woman just looked mesmerising in the golden sunset. Couple that with her angelic voice, who wouldn’t want to spend an afternoon with this girl? Yanni just blew us away with her musicality and youth! Giving us such a poetic end to a fun filled day!

What else more beautiful

than the melody from a glowing heart?


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Nikki’s Pre-Debut: A Wes Anderson Adventure


There’s nothing more exciting to today’s youth than traveling. For those just entering society, it’s a big big world out there to explore. And, it’s so much easier today to go anywhere in the world!

It’s no wonder Nikki chose this Wes Anderson inspired theme for her 18th birthday. His movies are always quirky and full of adventures! We loved this shoot for the same reasons too! Check out our favorite snaps from this set.


The deeper you go, the weirder life gets

–The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou


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