Inspiration, weddings, and personal life

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Waking up at the crack of dawn to meet these two beautiful people in Mesa, Arizona was well worth it! Haley & David have been family friends of mine for many years and I adore capturing their love any chance I get. Haley’s outfit was perfect for this desert setting, with her flowing Free People […]

Desert Sunrise

Portraits

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Portraits

One of the best parts about where I live are the gorgeous wineries! There are so many hidden gem locations amongst the rolling hills of Temecula vineyards. We photographed Abbey & Luke at Hart Winery. As the seasons change, I love the beautiful Fall color of the vines. We captured so many candid shots of […]

Fall at the Vineyards

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I am so excited to share this BEAUTIFUL family with you all. We took Mykal & D’Amato’s maternity session at Thousand Steps Beach in Laguna. I love the way these dreamy photos turned out, especially the ones captured on film. These two reached out once they welcomed their sweet baby boy into the world, and […]

Welcoming Banx

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Portraits

As promised in my Daisy Themed Baby Shower blog, here is Yasmin and Nolan’s beautiful maternity session! There were so many amazing spots at this location, I would highly recommend it. Their outfit color palette complimented the scenery so well. This day was truly so much fun. I always say one of the best parts […]

San Clemente Beach Maternity Session

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As a photographer, you have to make sure your wardrobe is stocked with plenty of versatile outfits for every type of shoot!  When putting together an outfit for a day on the job, you want to make sure it is comfortable, neutral, professional and weather appropriate. As a photographer, you can potentially be on your […]

Outfit Guide for Photographers

Fashion

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Styled Shoots

What a huge accomplishment to be sharing my FIRST ever styled shoot with you all. There were many ups & downs during the planning process, but I am thankful for the great learning opportunity this was! This modern Spanish styled shoot featured embroidered elements along with vibrant pops of red & peach. My models wore […]

Modern Spanish Styled Shoot

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I am so excited to share my first maternity related content on the blog! And what better than a pregnancy announcement? I have had the privilege of capturing so many milestones for this amazing couple. Yasmin and Nolan were high school sweethearts, and celebrated their 1 year marriage anniversary last September! From their engagements, to […]

In- Home Pregnancy Announcement

Portraits

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Styled Shoots

Oh to be in love in the city!  I am kicking off the Claud Nine blog with this romantic shoot I did in the heart of Downtown Denver.  Shot at the Union Station, this 100 year old historical landmark was the perfect backdrop to capture our couple in love! Kae Floral Design and I came […]

BE MY VALENTINE

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I’ve seen God’s hands throughout my entire life, but I especially saw His hands in my life when I met Justin and it all started in January of 2015. “Justin Taylor is home!” were the words I heard from everyone at church one Sunday. Who is Justin Taylor?! Why do I keep hearing his name?! […]

Our First Date

Personal

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Personal

Before I start explaining all about who Claudine is, I want to briefly explain my reasons for changing my business name from Brooke Taylor Photography to Claud Nine Photography.  In the year of 2020, I was going through a rough patch in my business. A lot of negative thoughts were coming into my head telling […]

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