Aloha ~ Dana Point Family Session

“Aloha” has come to mean “hello” and “goodbye” and is fitting in so many ways for this family session. I love the opportunity to work with families for the first time, and was thrilled with Danielle reached out and asked me to photograph her beautiful family. It was especially meaningful because this was their first family photography session, and also because we are both saying goodbye to Southern CA this summer.

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And Then There Were Three ~ Newborn Session

Being invited into a home that has recently welcomed a new life will always be one of my greatest honors in the work that I do. When my neighbors asked me to photograph their beautiful new daughter upon her arrival I was thrilled and enjoyed each minute of our session. Mom and Dad are perfect first-time parents who are smitten with their daughter and really, she couldn’t be cuter.

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Perfect Blessing ~ Preemie Prints NICU Graduate Session

I had the opportunity to photograph one of the most darling families I’ve had the privilege to work with at Calafia State Beach. After an unexpectedly early start to their little girl’s life, it was obvious how truly and deeply she is adored by her parents and even more so, how thankful they are for her good health after her early delivery and time spent int he NICCU.

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Welcome!

Welcome friends to my site! I am so glad you’ve taken a moment to visit and check out Ryan Elizabeth Ward Photography. What started as a love of capturing my three boys and all the adventures three little boys can get into has turned into the amazing opportunity to connect with, get to know and share my love of photography with the most amazing families. I truly believe that it is my honor to be invited to document love between siblings, families, new parents and a perfect newborn and occasionally the couple starting out on their own incredible journey together. Documenting my boys has taught me that its the little moments that truly matter and they are what you will want the most to remember when that season of your life changes. It will be the way your daughter held your hand, the completely silly thing that make your son belly laugh, those first few days after you welcome a new life into your arms, the love you feel for your spouse as you watch them be the best father or mother they are to your children. Each family has a story to tell and it is my intention to use our time together to tell it. I am writing my own beautiful love story and capturing it as I go with my boys, and when I get the chance I am excited for the opportunity to be a part of and capture yours.

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