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Welcome to the Harper & Grace blog,  I'm Rachel! Im a wife and mama living in southern California, with a passion for photography. Here I'll be sharing a more complete picture of my work, and bits of my personal life too! Thank you for visiting my happy little corner of the internet!  

October 18, 2019

 Just a few reasons why I love the golden state- we have the prettiest autumn light, and we get to enjoy the beach all year long. Gotta love California!

I had such blast photographing this adorable family at the pier. Leah and Hannah are the cutest little sisters, and o...

August 7, 2019

How is it August already!? This summer has flown by, and I am in complete denial that Emma starts first grade in just a few weeks. Why can't it be summer all year long waaahhh.

Alright now down to business; I want to share this sweet newborn session with you today. Oh t...

June 7, 2019

I met Stacie waaay back when I was a high schooler and attending Calvary Chapel South Bay. She helped out in the  high school ministry and was my leader turned friend. It has been such a blast experiencing special milestones in each others lives and watching our famili...

May 28, 2019

I'm finally getting around to sharing more from one of my favorite sessions. Baby H was just the cutest! My heart just about burst from all the newborn sweetness, and at 38 weeks pregnant, it definitely made my baby fever even more intense. He was already so alert at j...

March 12, 2019

It might be just me, but winter always feels sooooo long by the time March comes around. If you know me, you know I am all about summer. Long, warm, sunny days are my favorite. That's why I was so happy the weather cooperated for this session! It finally feels like Spr...

March 10, 2019

 This wedding is very near and dear to my heart! Nicole is my cousin, and it was such an honor to photograph her big day. Everything was gorgeous and  came together perfectly. 

The wedding took place on an October afternoon at the beautiful Rancho Buena V...

February 28, 2019

Zulema of Pink Sparrow Events is one of my favorite event planners.  I had this idea of a dusty blue inspired wedding shoot and she totally turned my  vision into reality! Inspiration shoots are so fun because they get your creative juices going and they really allow v...

January 14, 2019

2019 is upon us and I couldn't be more excited! I love the feeling of a fresh beginning that the new year brings. Like practically every other woman I see on Instagram, I too have begun "kondoing" my home, AKA the KonMari Method to tidying your space. I can't...

December 11, 2018

I can't wait to share this session with you today! I always love getting to photograph this sweet family, and this time was no exception.  Little Alden was the sweetest and I had so much fun.  Enjoy! 

 Short and sweet post today! Now I'm off to finis...

October 14, 2018

In august I got to photograph the most amazing fairy birthday party for two sweet girls! The whole event was designed by Jaqcui, owner of Deets and Things, and it was beyond gorgeous. The party features a beautiful floral arch by talented florist  Not Just in Nove...

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