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Custom portrait photographer, Daniele Rose, captures emotive and timeless images of newborns, babies, children and families. She serves Ventura County, California where she resides with her husband and two children.  View the blog posts below to see some of her most recent work.



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Are you planning a babymoon and considering different options on where to go? If you’re seeking a serene destination filled with picturesque landscapes, luxurious accommodations, and delectable dining options, a Santa Barbara babymoon should be at the top of your list! I’m a local Santa Barbara Photographer who specializes in maternity, newborn, and family sessions. […]

Santa Barbara Babymoon Tips & Ideas from a Local

Image of a couple wearing white kissing while sitting on an orange bike in front of the ocean in Santa Barbara while on their babymoon.

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Are you looking for the perfect time to take family portraits in Ventura County?  Spring is the ideal season for a portrait session!  We are so lucky here in Ventura County to have beautiful landscapes, gorgeous natural lighting, and a wide variety of locations that make perfect backdrops for portrait sessions. In this blog post, […]

3 Reasons Why Spring is the Perfect Time for Family Portraits

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Wondering what to wear for a maternity photo session? Choosing what to wear for a photoshoot can be tricky. Add that to the fact that you’re expecting, and possibly not feeling the most photogenic in your current state, and deciding what to wear for maternity photos can be challenging to say the least! Today I’m […]

8 Tips on What to Wear for a Maternity Photo Session

Couple kissing at El Matador beach in Malibu

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family time at Hammond’s Beach, and a baby on the way! As a Santa Barbara family photographer I feel particularly lucky when a family this adorable is in front of my lens. I took their maternity portraits a few years ago when Ines was expecting their first child. I’m always particularly honored when families come […]

Santa Barbara Family Photographer | Family Time at the Beach

A young boy kisses his mother on the cheek during a family portrait session in Santa Barbara

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a glowy sunlit maternity session taken on my favorite Santa Barbara beach As a Santa Barbara maternity photographer I’m always on the hunt for beautiful light. This location is a hidden gem, and I return to it time and time again for the quality of the light. It’s so soft and pretty! If you time […]

Santa Barbara Maternity Photographer | A Sunlit Beach Session

Santa Barbara Maternity Photographer Daniele Rose captures a mother to be in a white dress

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a beautiful Ventura County beach maternity session in golden morning light I just adore being a Ventura maternity photographer – especially when I get to photograph a gorgeous couple at my favorite beach in Ventura County. I love this beach because it is rarely crowded. The light is perfectly soft in the morning and golden […]

Ventura Maternity Photographer | Beach Maternity Session

Ventura Maternity Photographer Daniele Rose photographs a mother to be in the surf at a local Ventura beach

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a springtime maternity session in the rolling green hills of Thousand Oaks The variety of session locations in our area makes being a Thousand Oaks maternity photographer such a treat! In Southern California we have beautiful warm weather most of the year, but the heat does a number on the fields. We typically have to […]

Thousand Oaks Maternity Photographer | Rolling Green Hills

Thousand Oaks maternity photographer Daniele Rose captures an expectant mother wearing a blue dress in a field of green grass

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a golden field becomes the perfect backdrop for Thousand Oaks family portraits My job as a Thousand Oaks family photographer becomes pretty easy when the stars align like they did for this session. We chose this field because of it’s beautiful golden colors, but when we picked it I had only seen it in the […]

Thousand Oaks Family Photographer | Family on Film

A husband and wife smile at each other during their family portrait session in Thousand Oaks, California.

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Karen & Tommy’s heartfelt maternity session took place at Calamigos Ranch in Malibu.  The location was not only beautiful, but was extra special to the couple because they were also married there! Karen & Tommy are excitedly awaiting the arrival of their daughter, and I can’t wait for her newborn session that will take place […]

A Malibu Maternity Session

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A natural light Santa Barbara maternity session on film Katie & Luke’s Santa Barbara maternity session was such a special one for me because I photographed their wedding a few years back. Now they’re expecting their first child – Baby Dane- and I can’t wait to meet him! I’ll be taking his newborn photos in […]

Santa Barbara Maternity Session | Katie & Luke

A couple holds a sign with their baby's name at their Santa Barbara maternity session with portrait photographer Daniele Rose

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a natural light maternity session on film in my Camarillo photography studio As a Camarillo maternity photographer I have to say that I absolutely love my studio.  It’s a simple space that lends itself to gorgeous simplistic images.  The light is always perfect, especially in the morning, and those arched windows are fabulous.  Here are […]

Camarillo Maternity Photographer | In the Studio

Camarillo maternity photographer Daniele Rose photographs an expectant mother in her natural light studio

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  A peek at the gorgeous morning light that I’m fortunate enough to have in my studio, not to mention my gorgeous clients.  So grateful for both!

Maternity Portraits In The Studio