Before Magdalena was a photographer, she was a mother! Magdalena has three children… Jasmine, Adrian & Cristian and a three month old granddaughter, Camila!
Grandchildren are always so very special, but Camila brought something more unique to her family.
Camila was born with a rare heart disease which not only brought the immediate family closer, but also created a more tight-knit quilt of friends and extended family!
Magdalena found her passion for photography on complete accident.
When returning to school in 1999, her professors pushed for her to try different paths and guided her through dark room photography and then onto graphic arts where she excelled. In 2001 Magdalena put her passion to work opening her first studio.
Magdalena being a California native left a photographer’s footprint on Porterville and Visalia before settling in Bakersfield just a few years ago.
Magdalena says that she is so blessed to have worked with so many different individuals, families, and organizations throughout her career. She credits many of her friendships to these connections, and is so happy to be in profession where friendships continue to blossom.
She credits the “family feeling” of her business to the fact that many of her clients return as they begin families, and hit special milestones in their lives. Her strong belief in preserving the “family legacy” is where she feels that full-service photography studios are most important.
For Magdalena, it is her belief that photographs are to “live” amongst us, and that a photograph should find it’s way past the computer or phone. This is why she not only captures these timeless images, but also produces the images into products for her clients.
“The journey has just begun!” and we are so excited that we will get to share our cozy little cottage with such talent!
We would also love to wish Magdalena a “fairy”
on Saturday, November 5th!