beautiful maternity session in the heart of Los Angeles Park

From exotic garbs, picturesque locations, immaculate lighting, Oxana Alex Photography has it all. For those with pure tastes and cherished moments in mind, our knack for delivering dazzling keepsakes for families to enjoy for now and for ever will have you smiling the whole way through. The romantic, pretty, and serene ambiance of the colors and lighting will bring boldness and drama to the narrative your family seeks to construct. 


But it doesn’t all have to be bold celebrity lighting or radiant colors for the maternity moment your family seeks to capture, sometimes it’s nicer to have a simple and monotoned aesthetic scene in order to capture the silence and inner beauty of the pregnant experience.


The best kind of maternity photography is one that oozes softness, warmth, and peaceful splendor. It is with great imaginative and creative pleasure that Oxana Alex professionals seek to mastermind the baby bump scrapbook of your dreams. It takes a special eye and vivid imagination to capture all in one shot the maternal splendor of mother, and maybe her spouse and other children alongside her. Our tight and vivid frames bring out the love emphasized amongst the future family. A mother’s pregnancy journey should be filled with smiles, songs, and dance, as this contributes to a healthy body and mind. We believe any good maternal photography should radiate that same kind of sweetness and joy reflected in a resplendent family life. 


A unique and distinguishing photo shoot for baby bumps and pregnancy journeys should involve some laughter and silliness, emotions that bring out our natural and instinctual joy for that moment. The natural movements exhibited by the mother during her maternal moment will show off a happy personality and an infatuation for her husband and child. 


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Little Leo is visiting my Los Angeles studio for his newborn photos.

Have you ever been inspired by a child? We at Oxana Alex photography are inspired by children all the time. From their unimpeachable innocence, to their constant energetic joy at life’s offering, children open up whole new worlds of sense and feeling for parents.


Children possess innocence, curiosity, wonder, excitement, faith and trust, their lack of inhibitions, straight talking, their confidence, their persistence, their sense of worth, and their capacity to love. Their ability to just be… happy, simply and utterly, is often striking to adults well worn by years and toil.


Their kindness and generosity can bring any old man or woman tears. Sometimes you meet a child with so much kindness in their heart that it makes you stop in your tracks. It inspires you to be a better version of yourself.  Sometimes that person is your wife, your husband, your mother, father, sister, brother, or even your friend. 


Sometimes, it’s just a perfect stranger. And sometimes that stranger is a child. At our Los Angeles studio, we meet these lovely strangers – the happy little children – almost every day, and it’s what makes us love working for them and their parents all year round. The generosity of spirit and genteel attitude that the children who visit our studio exhibit inspires us beyond words, and often times the parents or children don’t even realize it.


We specialize in newborn photography and are trained family photographers who work around you and your baby, always within a safe space using beautiful natural light. We try and capture the child at just the right time, whether sitting, smiling, playing, or any other activity that has the child beaming with so much character. We will laugh, play, be silly, whatever comes about most naturally, and regardless of pose or posture, we aim to truly capture the essence of your child. We would love to create something for you that you will never forget. 


Oxana Alex newborn baby photographer.

Producer and actress Diana Madison stopped by the offices of Oxana Alex Photography just after new year to get some professional Los Angeles maternity photos taken of her adorable newborn baby.

For those of you unfamiliar with Diana´s work she starred in the TV series Unusually Thicke and was producer and host on all 138 episodes of Hollyscoop. Her most recent gig is as executive producer on the show Glam Masters. loglines the Glam Masters show as ”Competition series where make-up artists go head-to-head to prove they have what it takes to be the next big name in the beauty world.” The series also has Kim Kardashian West listed as executive producer alongside Diana.

We shot two fairly similar set-ups of her gorgeous baby who did not blink an eyelid for the duration of the photo shoot. Safe and secure in blissful newborn baby heaven. As long as my mother Diana is close by I am ignoring that baby photographer and all her fuss. I am pretty ok lying here as long as there is somebody to watch over me. And it better be my mom. Always!

I like my napping areas soft. Wool sheetings, preferably organic.  My beds made of wood, I don´t care if they are square or round. I fit them all. But I want them soft. I have no problems with my back. I am perfectly fine. A little miracle gracing your presence. But I like things natural. I am down with Mother Earth. And I sleep better with a soft teddy companion. There is always space in my bed for a furry friend.

To better get aquainted with the glamorous world of self proclaimed style enthusiast, Hollywood insider and new mom Diana Madison check her out at website, Instagram @dianamadison or her vlogs and style videos at

Hope to see you both back in our Brentwood based offices soon.


Oxana Alex Photography

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A boy or a girl? - Los Angeles maternity photography.

I absolutely love and adore doing maternity photo sessions and capturing the celebratory miracle of creating life. 

I feel genuinely blessed to be doing what I love the most and it is truly an honor to have the opportunity to capture and show the delicate beauty of pregnancy through photographs. There is an added radiance that shines through the female veins when nurturing another life inside.

Bearing a child is undoubtedly a special time in a woman´s life. We form a unique ´out of this world´ bond that is exclusive to us females. It is a process that should be remembered and what better way than capturing it through professional maternity photos.

We shot the first baby bump photos against a dark grey background with a light grey gown to wear. A stark contrast to the other maternity photos taken against white and off-white backgrounds.

The gorgeous mother-to-be changed into a peachy outfit with a flower crown to match. It involves a little work to get Los Angeles baby photography done right. But most important is to support and embrace that valuable stomach cargo.

Third and final pregnancy photo set-up was in an amazing pink gown with white embroidery nearly engulfing the lovely expecting mother.

All three maternity photo set-ups came out really well. Pregnancy is inevitable a time full of hormones with its ups and down. But invaluable in so many ways. And so are the family memories immortalized through professional photos.

To sum it all up for now I leave you with the last few lines of the poem ”A boy or a girl” by Regina M. Linn

It won't be long before
I can look you in the eyes.
I can feel the excitement growing,
I know I'm going to cry.

Don't worry my angel,
those tears will be of joy.
It won't matter to me
if you are a girl or a boy.

Hope to see you back soon for some newborn baby photographs.


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Los Angeles studio baby and family photography.

This gorgeous family of three came for some joint maternity and family photography earlier this year. Having recently added a number to the family crew they were all smiles. Celebrating the gift of life by making sure those precious newborn moments were captured the right way. And there is no better gurantee than doing so through a scheduled appointment with a professional Los Angeles newborn photographer.

The background colors were kept light and soft throughout this shoot. Alternating primarily between shades of pink and purple in the newborn photos with a more yellow tint in the family shots. The blissful little one barely opened an eyelid for the entire duration of the shoot. Gladly napping through multiple costume and prop changes. What a joy!

This highlights the importance of scheduling the newborn photo session as soon as you know your due date. With a Los Angeles booking at Oxana Alex Photography this date can of course be pushed forward or backward depending on circumstances and actual date of birth, but it is key not to miss out on the excellent photo opportunity this sleepy period provides. This limited time window of opportunity will not come back. It will provide your family with Kodak moments for life. That is a gurantee.

This family opted for all photo choices available. Mother and father together with the newborn child. Then the young child together with mom and dad in seperate photos. Plus multiple set-ups with the newborn alone.

This (and every other) newborn sleepy bundle of joy is truly a live (and not yet kicking) gift basket to overjoyed parents. Can you imagine anything more innocent out there in the whole wide world? It definitely makes me marvel over the magnificent splendor of life and our beautiful world of wonders. I absolutely love these newborn children.

Newborn and family photography is truly a blessed activity. I cannot express my gratitude for being allowed to do this day in and day out. I´ll leave it at that for now.

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Photographing the lovely eyes of Eva. Los Angeles Baby Photography.

Mesmerizing Eva came to my Los Angeles photography office with her lovely mother Natasha for some professional baby photography a while back. Eva´s beaming smile and demeanor made this photo shoot a breeze. This was unquestionably a young child with a warm personality and her inquisitive eyes could capture the most jaded lens.

Definitely a down to earth little darling, Eva´s favorite prop was the wooden chair. Truly a girl of Mother Nature she loved to grasp the solid wooden handles. The blue rabbit-eared organic wool dress a perfect match to the soft pink blanket. White roses adorning the wooden throne with a gorgeous little princess residing on it.

A great sport that was eager to please her mother Natasha and this Brentwood based baby photographer, Eva enthusiastically participated in many wardrobe changes after she reluctantly agreed to descend from the wooden throne she had come to love so much.

We shot some pictures from above with Eva on the rustic wooden floorboards. Pointing at that wooden plank as if to indicate she was still slightly upset with the photographer that she had to leave her wooden throne behind. With a soft woolen replacement blanket brought in to sit on, she was all smiles. Especially when her flower crown was upgraded and a wooden box came into play.

This was truly a little baby girl that loved flowers of any color. Final set up has Eva playing with an antique furry friend on a purple longhair organic sheepskin. A fashionable flower head piece and a matching dress. Even more content when that comfy natural wool is put inside a flower decorated wooden play basket.

Feel free to to finish this baby photoshoot Oxana Alex. I will stare at that photo lens until it is a wrap. You can now throw me a party. With cake and ice cream.

Beauty is truly in the eyes of the beholder. Hope to see you back here soon for a cake smash or another follow-up photo session.


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 Baby Photography Los Angeles

Baby Photography Los Angeles

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 Los Ange;les Based Fine Art baby Photography 

Los Ange;les Based Fine Art baby Photography 

 The cutest baby ever

The cutest baby ever

 Baby Photography 

Baby Photography 

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Newborn world citizen baby photography. Los Angeles Based newbornPhotographer.

I just added my number to the global world population. Little beautiful me.  All accounted and tallied for. I believe my number was world citizen # 7,585,304,123. Born in the almighty U.S.A., the third largest country counting by population. We total over 326,287,066  people in this great country and I am told our family resides in the sunny golden state of California. By the ocean. In a warm dry climate. Do you hear me complaining?

To celebrate my arrival and illustrate my future endeavours my family brought me to newborn baby photographer Oxana Alex in Santa Monica. In these first pictures you all get a taste of what is to come. Little darling me about to pack my first travel suitcase. I got my blanket, world globe, some flowers, my first wooden horse and plane. All mandatory elements for a young world traveler about to start racking up frequent flyer miles. I don´t care where we go as long as my entire family comes along. There will be many more trips in the years to come. So get that camera out and start documenting. Some years down the line I´ll go by myself, but not yet. As you can see, I prefer a place with wood and trees. I like that rustic natural feel.

Just hang a hammock on a tree branch and I´ll nap there for sure. Soft blankets, nearby flowers and a tree is all I need. Resting my future globetrotter feet. The soon to be world-weary traveler having her first photo session with a professional Los Angeles newborn photographer.

To finish the snapshot session I leave you with some close ups. These feet are definitely made for worldwide walking. Starting off here in Los Angeles. Dodging that traffic. With angel wings that know no boundaries. World, you better get ready to be mesmerized. This baby will take no prisoners.

Saddle my horse, ready my plane and spin that world globe. Any destination will do as long as the family is together for the journey.

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Napping baby photography tranquility.

I just arrived here on planet earth. Head first I took the plunge from the safe haven of my mother´s womb. A place I have been nurtured and grown bigger the past nine months. Safe and secure splashing around in my own indoor swimming pool. Listening in on the world out there. Minding my own business, but now I am here. Ready to take on the big world. At my first professional photo session here in Brentwood, Los Angeles. With Oxana Alex. Blissful napping is the theme. I get it.

I like it here. Tucked in this soft blue blanket. Almost like the place I used to reside the past year. In my mother´s beautiful belly. Feeding and growing. Into adorable me. Just look at my tiny marvelous feet. A little baby miracle. I need my beauty rest. Quite a lot of it. I am pretty content in this yellow outfit too. Naked and happy. Soft and cosy. It is even better after you added some elements from mother nature. I like the down-to-earth elements. Makes my face more serene. And I am pretty sure I like this fox-colored hoodie more than the previous one.

To showcase how photogenic and professional I am I dare you to keep alternating the photo ops. Just keep them coming. I am ready. I look good and napping content in them all. My newborn self is pretty darn easy to work with if you want my humble opinion. I trust you feel the same. No crying here. Just keep me warm and cosy. I´ll open my eyes and smile an approving nod now and then. But the priority is sticking to the theme of blissful napping time. Correct me if I am wrong, but that is the theme of my first professional baby photography session right? I know there will be plenty more to come. With different themes and photo props. In this Brentwood studio and other places. But I believe I nailed this napping theme spot on. You can all put me in your guide to blissful baby naps.

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Brentwood studio location maternity photography.

This husband and wife maternity photography session was kept solely at our indoor Brentwood location. The mother-to-be is an absolute knockout as she poses naturally in a gorgeous soft smooth velvety red dress. A lovely flower crown is a perfect match. The baby bump highlighted against the white wall with the distant dreamy green nature beckoning from outside. That everyday LA shine for us that know it so well. The light blue dress worn by the husband is a perfect fit to the lush velvet gown.

The second setup sports entirely different clothes and features just the expecting mother. A nearly see through dress in close to body color. With a flower crown in a similar color scheme.  Caressing and supporting that valuable stomach cargo. The wooden floral swing adorned by white and green flower colors is a great prop for maternity photography.

Oxana Alex Photography offers many great elements to make memorable family photos such as the vintage baby trolley showcased. After all, the city that we reside in is Los Angeles. We love all our vehicles of transportation. And there is nothing wrong with ”Pimping That Baby Ride”. We cater to the wishes of all our clients but in our case what is most often requested are beautiful flower arrangements, fluffy toys and other ornaments. You make a wish and we make it happen. In almost all the cases. We aim to please.

Remember that Oxana Alex Photography provides all the gowns, tutus, flower crowns and offer complimentary fitting Monday - Friday between 10 am – 4 pm depending on our availability before the shoot. Please feel free to peruse our ´studio webpage´ to see images of some of the props and elements we can provide your shoot. And please do make requests if you have them.

Back to our session for the day. A couple knee-deep in maternity bliss who displays profound affection for one another. What more could a baby possibly ask for.

Love to Love You Baby.



Surf and turf family photography.

We are a fortunate bunch who resides here in sunny California. And we do love a good combo. Nothing like the feeling of two for one. Like doing a morning ski session in Big Bear mountain and finishing the day off with some surfing at the lovely Malibu Surfrider Beach. All in a wonderous Southern California day (that is if that congested LA traffic allows it). Thus, surf and turf is the name of the American game. Even more so here in the Los Angeles region. And why not do the same close to heaven combo when you have your household pictures taken by a a professional Los Angeles family photographer.

A daytime forest inland session followed by an epic sunset at the beach. The entire family together. It is remarkable how spoiled we are here in Los Angeles. We better remind ourselves how privilieged we actually are. Often! And this Los Angeles family photographer even more so, who gets paid for spending such a lovely day taking pictures of yet another great family.

This family has got it right. Hugging and touching showcases affection, warmth and care. Humans love touch, something these warm-hearted siblings have understood very well. Embracing one another and thus feeding each other oxytocin and boosting the family immune system. Just like their devoted parents. Hugs and kisses all around. Providing ample photo moments for the dual combo sessions.

The inland photo had the family in classic timeless clothing. The warm sunset glow at the beach highlighted the all white clothing. Pure and simple. Like the natural beauty of nature. Blue water, rocks, pebbles and sand. The white crest of the waves and the California mountain range in the distance.

Family joy indeed. Applause for a job well done. It is time for this family to stop by the Santa Monica Watergrill and load up on some surf and turf. Charge them batteries. I recommend the California Dungeness Crab and some American Wagyu beef. Organic and grass-fed that is.

Happy dining!

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Outdoor family photography in a neighborhood park.

There is nothing quite like bringing the family together for a weekend park picnic. It is a national pastime and generational tradition. Spending quality family time out in the open without the many weekday distractions and chores. Letting all logistics go and just enjoying the company of one another. Family leisure time. Outside in God´s pristine nature and away from the confined walls of the family home. And what a great way to capture some timeless memories for that empty wall at home or some new pages in the family album. There is no better way to achieve this than through an appointment with a professional Los Angeles family photographer. It does not have to cost a fortune or take a long time.

At Oxana Alex Photography we treasure all such family fun assignments. Being allowed to capture idyllic family joy while also being outdoors is an enjoyable privilege. Taking advantage of elements provided by nature. Things we usually take for granted in our busy daily lives can provide gorgeous props and frames for such family photo sessions. If we just pause for a few seconds and take notice of what surrounds us. Natural splendor. The beautiful trees with its protective branches, the colorful leaves both on the trees and sprawled on the ground.

A nature settings such as a nearby park provides ample opportunities to mix models, objects and elements around in an efficient and playful manner. The entire family together, father and children, mother and daughter, children by themselves etc. All options are on the table and it is often wise to go for a wide variety of shots.

As you can see this family was all smiles. The children behaved like seasoned professionals and I believe they all truly enjoyed the family photography session combined with a park picnic. Children love to play outdoors and what is more fun that playing with your parents in a park. Let´s have another family excursion soon.

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Photographing pink, blue and white maternity bliss in a scenic forest landscape.

For this outdoor maternity shoot in the nearby Los Angeles forest we opted for three different color schemes. Strong standout colors like pink, blue and white contrast very well with the beautiful down to earth and lush natural tones of the forest. It perfectly highlights the grandeur of maternal beauty.

Pink is named after the flowers of the same name and matches splendidly with a gorgeous flower crown. It frames the baby bump in a natural fashion. According to Wikipedia ”pink is the color most often associated with charm, politeness, sensitivity, tenderness, sweetness, childhood, femininity and the romantic.” It was a perfect match to this lovely mother-to-be having her maternity photos taken in the enchanting Los Angeles forest. Keep loving your precious stomach cargo.

This mysterious tree is so amazing. It looks like it is taken out of a fantastic Hollywood film. Likewise with the soon to be mother model. She looks stunning in her alluring blue dress. Like a movie star icon, this expecting woman is truly captivating if you want the humble opinion of this Los Angeles maternity photographer. Carrying herself and her baby bump like a true professional.

According to Wikipedia, ”US and European surveys shows that blue is the colour most commonly associated with harmony, faithfulness, confidence, distance, infinity, the imagination, cold, and sometimes with sadness. In US and European public opinion polls it is the most popular colour, chosen by almost half of both men and women as their favourite colour. The same surveys also showed that it is associated with intelligence, knowledge, calm and concentration.” True Blue indeed!

Not too mention the lovely white furry companion. A man and a woman´s best friend for sure. Extremely well-behaved and endearing. That dog certainly won Oxana Alex Photography over. The final dress change sees the pet guardian match the color of her four-legged friend. Like a picture perfect human white lily she exudes natural purity and innocence.

Another knockout nature maternity photo session with a stunning maternal beauty and her lovely pet friend. Hope to see you back soon.


Los Angeles newborn baby dream sleep photography.

This tranquil baby photography dream sleep session highlights the importance of booking your professional Los Angeles maternity photo appointment as soon as your tentative birth due date is set. Hitting that baby photography sweet spot when your newborn angel is at its peak sleepy state is an opportunity that will not come back. Oxana Alex Photography urges you to take advantage of this peaceful baby dream sleep window. You will certainly not regret it. We promise you that.

Just take an extra long look at this adorable sleeping beauty. Just lying here being newborn me. Living in the moment. Practicing baby mindfulness. Without a single worry in the world. A natural born star with my effortless baby asenas poses. A future yogi guru in the making. Put me anywhere and there will be baby bliss. I can teach you adults a thing or two about living in the present. No regressive thoughts about what should have been done or worries about the future. Just present baby mindfulness. Enjoying life. So parents please, let this Los Angeles maternity photographer do her job and Kodak moment my lucid dream state. Let my serenity calm you all. It will not last forever I assure you.

I´ll open my eyes occasionally. Yes, your baby angel can participate. I am content and I do appreciate the four furry teddy bear companions by my side. Keep growing that army of teddies. I can do with some more as I grow bigger. But my preferred state these days is sweet dreamy sleep. Rest and energy building since the world can be a hectic place, so I am charging my batteries now. I expect it will take a few more weeks. Then I´ll be ready for lots of action. And a whole squadron of teddy bears. Just you wait. I´ll see you all soon.

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 Los Angeles Fine Art Baby Photography

Los Angeles Fine Art Baby Photography

 Newborn baby photos 

Newborn baby photos 

 Beautiful baby    

Beautiful baby 


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baby phootography

 Los Angeles Newborn Baby photographer

Los Angeles Newborn Baby photographer

 The cutest little kitten 

The cutest little kitten 


Christmas-themed family photography shoot with Perez Hilton and his kids.

Famous blogger Perez Hilton brought his three kids to do a festive end of the year season happy holiday Christmas-themed family photography shoot with Oxana Alex Photography.

For those of you not familiar with his online persona please check out his website To steal some qoutes from his about section:  ”Cubano and Miami native Perez Hilton is the internet's most notorious gossip columnist…The LA Times calls Perez, "like US Weekly, the Star, the Enquirer and Life & Style Perez was named the #1 Web Celeb for 2007, 2008, and 2009 by Forbes Magazine and has recently been tapped as one of the 15 most influential Hispanics in the US by People in Espanol and named 2009 Hispanic of the Year by Hispanic Magazine…Since launching in 2004, has become one of the leading go-to sites for celebrity news garnering over 300 million hits a month.”

Much has changed on the family front for Perez the past five years, amplifying the reasons to engage a professional Los Angeles family photographer for a Christmas photo session. Perez Hilton is now a beaming happy father of three. Arriving with their father to the photo session were kids overwhelmed with joy. Son Mario Armando III, four, and daughter Mia Alma, two, recently welcomed another member to their family late fall 2017 with the October birth of sibling Mayte Amor.

Together we trekked a small fun-filled expedition to find a photogenic Southern California canyon background. The family photography focus was to be toned down, naturalistic, no frills family Christmas photos. Apart from a little fake snow that is. This being Southern California there is rarely if ever need for winter clothing, rain isolating materials or other items associated with more colder places this time of the year. We are indeed fortunate to reside in wonderful Southern California.

The obligatory Christmas tree, presents, pine cones, Rudolph´s navigation lantern and a wooden red-nosed reindeer to play with added a merry sparkle to the yuletide shoot.

We opted for photos of the entire family as well as individual shots of each of the kids with their adoring father.

We hope to see you back soon for a collective cake smash session or any other photo ideas/themes the family want to engage in.

 Happy New Year!


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”Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt's First Christmas Photo Shoot with Son Is Holiday Card-Worthy” - People Magazine

I was so happy that Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt came back just before the festive end of the year season to do a happy holiday Christmas-themed family photography shoot with Oxana Alex Photography.

Together we made a small fun-filled expedition to find the picture perfect Southern California canyon background. The lovable and much anticipated baby addition to the family, 9-week-old son Gunner Stone, was in the family driver seat for the entire photo shoot. This was Gunner´s first festive season and first time seiing Santa. Yippee Ki Yay!

Gunner is still a bit to young to get overly excited or care too much about the presents but just you wait a year or two. It was surely a parental shower of affection. As for the adults, who needs presents when you have been granted the biggest gift there is. A new life! :)

The happy and doting couple posed merrily with their darling baby boy in front of a Christmas-decorated teepee. Back to basics and down to earth.

People Magazine was just one of the publications who rushed to run a story on the family joy with the Christmas family pictures taken by Oxana Alex noting that ”Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt's First Christmas Photo Shoot with Son Is Holiday Card-Worthy” and thatthis year’s season is particularly special for new parents Montag, 31, and Pratt, 34, as it will be their inaugural celebrations with their baby boy."

Happy Christmas to you all and best of wishes for 2018. May you all be blessed and have a truly wonderful new year.

I want to express my gratitude to all my friends and dear clients. Thank you for your love and support in 2017. Hope to see you all soon.

Hugs and kisses,

Oxana Alex Photography

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Family photography session with radio host Jessica Hall.

Charismatic Jessica Hall has many talents and has worked as an actress, model and television/radio host. But most of all she is a loving mother to precious daughter Sophie Carlson and baby son Jake Warren Carlson. And what a lovely family it is. Jessica showed up sans husband Kyle for the occasion to get some family photography of herself together with 2-year old Sophie and baby Jake who was born in early fall 2017. All images were taken at Oxana Alex Photography´s Brentwood location in Los Angeles, California.

What an endearing little baby boy with a magic sparkle in his eyes. Handsome as few and already sporting a mischievous little grin just to please this baby photographer. Lying there on the padded floor effortlessly good-looking, the single color outfits matching him just perfect.

Sophie was so proud of her baby brother. Keeping a watchful eye on him and eagerly assisting her mother throughout the entire family photography session. Plenty of hugs to go around, but most of them reserved for little brother Jake and the big blue teddybear of course. Anything soft and cuddly deserves some affection.

Baby Jake demanded the occasional attention and let us know when it was time for feeding. Babies need fuel to grow so let´s take care of business. First things first. And food is certinly on that priority list.

After all I am the new baby star of this family and you better all do as I please if you want to capture my most photogenic moments. With stomach full I am content and relaxed. Safe and sound in my doting mother´s arms with my sister by my side. My clothing is a match with the teddybear. A cuddly companion that is three times my size. As tall as my sister, I bet we could both fit inside its arms as it hugs us goodbye.

I want to come back here for for more baby photos and my first cake smash. With a little help from my teddybear friend. And my sister Sophie of course.

Hope to see you all soon. Best of wishes for 2018!

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Photographing adorable little girl with an affinity for flowers.

This gorgeous little beauty had a deep affection for flowers of all colors. It did not matter if this baby photographer brough her inside or outside in the sun. Flowers had to be in the frame. A very well-behaved little girl for sure, squamish about doing a cake smash. Sampling that delicious cake without ruining it. She did not want the cake or the flower decor surrounding it damaged.

One has to treat the lovely flowers nice. That way they last longer and can be used in all my baby photography shots. Purple and pink flowers go well with the cake and they are picture perfect in my floral crown as well. Oops, one fell out and landed on the floor. Oh well, I can pick it up after I am finished eating my cake. First things first.

Los Angeles baby photography can be a dream job with such enchanting subjects. This little one was eagerly checking out the quality of the baby photographer´s studio toys and props. And I believe we got some enthusiastic thumbs up.

The vintage baby carriage has good cushioning and a nice rustic look. But it could surely do with some flowers. I think this blue floral crown has to be my favorite. It is a perfect match with the blue bouquet at my side. But I can get a bit bored sitting still for too long so keep shooting those photos. That baby photographer can do some action shots of me as well. Stomping around this Brentwood family, maternity and baby photography studio.

I am probably my happiest outside in the sun. Rocking in the outdoor baby carriage. Cushioned by all these flowers I picked in the baby photographer´s garden. I am content as can be. In my natural element, getting my D vitamins. Inspecting all the flowers and greenery. With a blue sky and the Los Angeles sun shining down on me. A fun photo session with lots of flowers.

You are welcome back any time. We´ll call the florist in advance.

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Maternity photography with founder of Going for Goddess Candice Martina and her life partner James.

Pregnant Candice is founder of Going for Goddess, a holistic health & lifestyle program that emphasizes using self-care, nutrition and health as base foundation for ”creating a beautiful and blissful life from the inside, out”. We could all benefit from such enlightenment so check out the excellent website:

We had a truly empowering pregnancy photo session with a particularily radiant woman full of life. For lack of better words this blog entry will borrow some qoutes from Candice´s own Going for Goddess website. I absolutely guarantee that this maternity photographer shot pregnancy images that 100% capture ”a woman with absolute feminine beauty & strength, completely in the flow of her life, sensual and open; nurturing, authentic, all natural and totally connected to the divine energy of the Universe ”. The forceful and assured images of a proud mother-to-be dispel any doubts to the contrary.

Her  natural poses were so ”unique, bountiful, powerful, soulful, confident” and it was a true joy to capture maternity images of woman so ”deeply committed” to nurture a baby Goddess into life. This is a woman in control of her life and body in blissful harmony and harboring a mindful state of being.

The two part session is a great way to get a variety of maternity pictures. Indoor offers more controlled focus and the opportunity to get more natural body shots. Outside in nature surroundings is a celebration of a new life through a different lens. A gift to both parents and Mother Nature. A combination of artificial light vs. natural light also creates a full bodied spectrum of pregnancy and family photos to cherish and hold dear for generations to come.

I salute this Mother Goddess and her treasured baby Goddess in the making. Thank you for a lovely maternity photography session. That means you too James. And a Merry Christmas to all.

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Outdoor family photography in glorious Los Angeles forest surroundings.

This gorgeous family chose to have a photo shoot with the entire family going baby camping in the picturesque woods surrounding our lovely city of Los Angeles. Back to nature here we come.

An adorable baby camp was raised in splendid natural surroundings a sunny fall day. A family picnic with fun and games worked perfect as backdrop for this back to basics family photography done by maternity, family and baby photographer Oxana Alex.

We deliberately used rustic props like the cute wooden pull cart. Perfect size for the young one who wanted more and more forest laps from both mother and father. Not to mention from an exhausted photographer. This was a genuinely down to earth happy camper family who enjoys back to nature bliss and spending time together out in the open as a unit.

Teamwork put up this lush baby rest tent adorned by flowers left, right and center. Comfy pillows and blankets to lounge on and of course this baby was kept company by an army of cuddly companions. The family photography session runs much smoother with a variety of furry friends tagging along to help out. It even allowed for four smooth and trouble-free baby wardrobe changes just to please the family photographer on call.

Los Angeles family photography can be truly a fun experience out in the ´wild´. This mother, father and child were all smiles and came across as true photo shoot professionals. Having the entire household being out and about in a natural setting rather than a studio can often bring about inventive and original compositions. Not to mention a healthy dose of vitamin D and some hiking exercise.

The family is the true photo star here with nature as an image frame. Hope to see the three of you back here soon with a slightly older toddler. For more cart laps.

Happy camping!

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A natural born star in the making – first Los Angeles newborn baby photography.

I just recently arrived to bring joy to my family. My mother and father love and adore me. That much I know already. It is a proven fact of my life. From the instant I was born and I bet for a long time before I came into being they loved little ME.

I don´t even have to work up a pose for this Los Angeles newborn photographer. Everybody is happy with the way I am au naturel. I just have to be my sleepy self to take care of this baby photography business. No big deal Mrs. Newborn baby photographer. I got you all covered on this photo-shoot. You all know who is the new talk of the town. Little adorable me who is a natural born star. I have only been on this planet Earth for a short while but I know I got a lot of names already. Apart from my real name I go by darling, baby, precious, dear, gorgeous, beautiful, cute, love, pumpkin to name just a few. And that tally will rise…I know there are plenty more where those nicknames came from.

Back to my first Los Angeles baby photography session. I think my parents called her Oxana Alex, and that she specializes in newborn, baby and family photography. Here in the sunny city I was born into. Los Angeles. In wonderful California by the sea they say. In almighty US of A, land of the free and home of the brave. That sounds alright to me. I can live with that.

I love soft and furry things. Like these blankets to lie on and as cuddly companions. Pets and animals are my favorites. Alive and barking as well as these stuffed toy pet buddies. I already have quite an impressive collection. And there will be many more to come. I will bring them all to my next baby photography session. Or to my first cake smash. I almost said kale smash. After all, I was born into Los Angeles.

I love the soft organic wool clothing this Los Angeles family photographer provides me with. Thank you Oxana Alex. The temperature here is warm, but I like to be prepared for the cold. Happy that Los Angeles is not in the artic region. But I want to go visit snow areas when I get older. Skiing in Big Bear or Mammoth. Or all the way to Lake Tahoe. But for now I am happy to be resting here in this comfortable Brentwood newborn photography studio. Napping time. My parents and Oxana Alex watching over me and taking pictures. What an easy gig this is for me.

A natural born star in the making. Aloha!

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