Hello! My name is Gianna, but most call me “G.” I am 27-years-young and located in a little mountain town in Southern California, but always up for traveling to epic locations! I brought a beautiful son into this world in 2010. He is the love of my life. I have a partner that is incredibly loving and supportive of everything I do… she is also the love of my life. I am a lover of art, people, nature, good music, yummy food and sweetened coffee (I’ll take a little coffee with my cream please 😉 ). I also love to laugh, a lot! I am a bit of a conversationalist; I am always curious about how other people “keep on keepin’ on” (famous words of my late mother). So, if I am asking too many questions, feel free to say, “G!” and I’ll get the hint.
In my opinion, photographs should bring emotions to the surface and if you know me (which I hope you plan to), you’d know I am all about emotion. I live and breathe it. My partner often tells me that I am not “emotional,” I’m passionate… I won’t argue with her on that one. I have always been drawn to raw and candid images, whether they are joyful or ones that make me ugly cry. For me, there’s nothing more satisfying than capturing real emotions between two people in an epic location!!
You should also know that my clients are so much more to me than just clients, they are my people. I am humbled by those who choose to keep in touch as more than just paid clients, but as long-time friends. I genuinely look forward to meeting you and your loved ones. My hope is that when we meet, we’ll laugh until our bellies hurt, or cry if that’s what you’re feelin’. It’s a journey I am 110% willing to go on with you during our session- or after.
Based in Big Bear Lake, CA
Badges & Awards
WHAT CLIENTS ARE RAVING ABOUT
“I’m finding it hard to put how amazing Gianna is into words. She was my wedding photographer for 9/8/17 and my pictures are stunning. She was early, dressed professional and even helped when she didn’t have to. I had 130 guest, 6 bridesmaids, 6 groomsmen, 4 flower girls and 2 ring bearers. It’s was a lot to capture I’m sure. My wedding was about two months ago and I still find myself looking over the photos. Remembering every moment of our day. She did amazing capturing our special moment with out making us feel awkward. She the photographer that makes you feel so comfortable that you can be yourself. She captured our true goofiness, that I love about us so much.
I can’t thank you enough for our pictures.”
“Gianna captured our wedding from start to finish in a way that will allow us to look back & just be in that special day all over again. She showed up to our wedding early to scope out the lay of the land & she fit right in with our family & friends. She was truly awesome to work with & we feel so lucky to have found such an amazing soul to help us remember our big day. We definitely feel that we not only walked away with tons of rad pictures but with a new friend as well.”
“I found Morningbird Photography on instagram and was able to have photos taken by her a month or so ago. We met in Palm Springs for an adventure session and from there it was just magic! I’ve worked with a handful of photographers and can’t say enough for G and her approach. She has a very special knack for capturing genuine love and laughter, versus just posing you, hoping for the best,and moving along. My boyfriend and I were seriously so nervous, and obviously NOT models, but she made us smile and kept us laughing, and within a minute of meeting her I felt like I was hangin’ with an old friend! I think my boyfriend and I actually left more in love because of how special she made us feel! I was sent over a few previews pretty quickly, and the rest of our photos were delivered in a beautiful gallery. I can’t wait for the rest of life’s big events so I can use G again! We love you and our photos and are forever grateful!”