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Happy Holidays from Our Family to Yours!

Happy Holidays from Our Family to Yours! #TeamSipper

We hope you all are having a wonderful holiday season.

We are so thankful for all of our family and friends who support us and our business.

Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Cheers to a fabulous 2018!

Jeff Sipper, Hudson Sipper (4.5 years Old) and Dana Sipper
Photo by: Sipper Photography

Happy Holidays from Our Family to Yours!2017-12-25T11:09:50-07:00

Happy Holidays from Sipper Photography!

From our family to yours….We wish you a Very Merry Christmas!!!


Cheers + LOVE, The Sipper’s
Dana, Hudson and Jeff

Our Son, Hudson at 3 1/2 years old!


Happy Holidays from Sipper Photography!2016-12-21T16:22:50-07:00

Christmas Tree Farm Holiday Family Portrait

Happy Holidays to you and yours. It’s that time of the year when we are sharing such wonderful family moments with our clients during our Holiday Family Portrait season.  Some of our families shoot with me every year so that they can put together a holiday card of photos.  Others shoot just to have a nice family portrait as their children are growing up and changing year to year. It’s amazing to me to have watched some children grow up through my camera lens.  I love being a part of their lives and documenting each moment.

Today I wanted to feature the wonderful Rebecca Calagna and her family.  Rebecca is a Wedding & Event Planner here in the Orange County area.  I have had the pleasure of shooting with Rebecca and her family for several years in a row now.  She is a pleasure to work with both personally and professionally.   If you are getting engaged this holiday season, please check her out for all of your wedding planning needs in 2017!  You can find her at Rebecca Calagna Wedding & Event Planner

We had so much fun with this Christmas Tree Farm holiday family portrait.  So excited to share these photos with you!

I love these action shots of the family blowing snowflakes up in to the air!!! Such great family fun!

Orange County Family Portrait Photographer

Christmas Tree Farm Holiday Family Portrait in Orange County, California

Happy Holidays!  For further info on booking a family portrait with Sipper Photography, please call Dana Sipper at 714.348.0630 or email:







Christmas Tree Farm Holiday Family Portrait2016-12-09T13:59:58-07:00

Senior Portraits for our Graduation Class of 2015 | Orange County Senior and Family Photographer

It’s a new school year and you’re a Senior in High School.  Don’t forget to make some memories as this is your final year of high school.  Everyone has to get their traditional yearbook photo, but why not do some other fun shots that really show off your personality.  Here is a senior portrait of Jessica that we shot in Laguna Beach to celebrate her Senior High School graduation.  We did several shots of Jessica by herself then we also celebrated with her family with a few portraits of the group.  This is such an important time to document and celebrate your accomplishment.

Here is Jessica and her family!  Congrats on a new year to all of the 2015 graduating classes in Orange County, CA and beyond.




Whether it’s your senior year in High School or College, graduation is a time of fun we must cherish.  Sipper Photography can photograph your senior portrait or even shoot your graduation party or events throughout the year.  We would love to celebrate with you and your family.  Please call us at 714.348.0630 or email us at: for further info.

Senior Portraits for our Graduation Class of 2015 | Orange County Senior and Family Photographer2014-09-06T17:41:30-07:00

Vintage Truck Family Portrait with Rebecca Calagna Events

Recently, I shot this family portrait with Rebecca of Rebecca Calagna Events .  I loved the idea of using her dad’s vintage truck for the shoot.  It came out so awesome!!!

Rebecca is an event and wedding planner that specializes in event planning as well as day of coordination for your wedding or event.   Her team also designs custom invitations, menu cards, seating cards, table cards and wedding ceremony programs.  She does some amazing designs and I am so glad that I have had the pleasure to work with her.  Here are some photos from her family portrait.

Enjoy the photos!

Meet Rebecca of Rebecca Calagna Events

Vintage truck family portrait in Orange County, CA

I love this shot of her daughter playing the guitar!

Such a great Mother/Daughter portrait!

If you are interested in wedding planning services for your Orange County Wedding, please contact Rebecca Calagna Events at 714.514.3019 or email her at:

Vintage Truck Family Portrait with Rebecca Calagna Events2014-03-20T16:48:02-07:00

Baby Gender Reveal Shoot | New Baby, New Crib

Here is a fun shoot.  We got to spend some time with this family and do a Baby Gender Reveal photo shoot as they are expecting their 4th child.  I met up with Jessica, our momma-to-be on the day she received the gender ultrasound from her doctor.  It was sealed in an envelope and handed off to me, so I could plan the shoot.  Gosh, I was trusted to be the only one to know if the baby was a boy or a girl.  What an honor!

For the shoot, I filled a box with balloons to represent the gender of the baby.  The family opened the box as I captured their reaction as the pink balloons floated out of the box and up into the sky.  “It’s a Girl”!!!!  The location for the shoot was in the front yard of the family’s new home here in Orange County which made for a perfect back drop.  New Baby, New Crib.  🙂


A shot of the family before they open the box up which will reveal with balloons the gender of the newest addition to the family.

As they open the box, the pink balloons sail out.  It’s a girl!

A shot of the balloons as they fly away!

The 2 girls hold the “It’s a girl” banner.  They are excited to have another sister!

Jessica, the proud momma!

New Baby, New Crib!

This shot of the baby gender ultrasound in the mailbox is a great idea for a new home or change of address announcement!
As we all know these little ones take up a lot of space, so sometimes it is time to move up when we are expecting or the family is growing.

Baby Gender Reveal Shoot | New Baby, New Crib2014-03-17T15:42:32-07:00

Katie+Bradley | Family and Children Portraits in Orange County

I love my job!  It has been so rewarding to share such special moments with our Sipper Photography families that we have been photographing over the years.  Here is Katie and Bradley who we have photographed on several occasions as they have grown up.  We met Katie when she was about 7 or 8 years old and now she is a teenager.  Time sure does fly by.  Little Bradley is 16 months old already and such a fashionable little dude.  I love the sweater and Vans shoes combo on this little guy… fashion kids here we come! We took this portrait just after the New Year and it reminded me that anytime is a great time for an updated portrait of your family or children.  Keep in mind that Spring is around the corner and it will be a great time to photograph you.  Also, don’t forget that portraits make a great gift for Mother’s Day and Father’s Day which will be here before we know it.

Here is Katie and Bradley… Best, J+D


For further info to book your family or children’s portrait please email: or call us at 714.348.0630

Katie+Bradley | Family and Children Portraits in Orange County2013-02-06T13:32:39-07:00

Holiday Portraits | Matt+Lorraine+Lincoln+Victoria = Family

Well, the holiday season is in full swing.  I am sure some of you have already been celebrating your traditions.  For us it has been a busy one, in fact I was still wrapping the last few gifts just the other day.  Earlier this month we took a trip up to the Bay Area to visit with Jeff’s sister and celebrate our Christmas with them.  Every year we also get to see this wonderful family and do their portrait for their holiday card.  It is funny how the kids get a little older and the photos become a little easier to capture.  Lincoln and Victoria did an AWESOME job this year because not only did they take great photos, but actually struck a few poses too.

Thanks guys for having us do your photos again this year.  We look forward to next year!
Happy Holidays!

And the winner is… this was the holiday card photo!

We were so excited to receive ours in the mail yesterday!

Such a sweet moment of Lincoln + Victoria

Loved this one of Victoria!!! 🙂

Holiday Portraits | Matt+Lorraine+Lincoln+Victoria = Family2012-12-21T09:05:01-07:00

2012 Holiday Portraits by Sipper Photography

‘Tis the season for a gift idea!

I know it is hard to think about the holidays when it has been so hot in Orange County.  What happened to our average temperature of 70-75 degrees?  Well, even though we are still having some Summer weather the holidays are just around the corner.  This year we would like to celebrate your family moments with you with this Holiday Portrait Offer!

We offer a one hour portrait session for engagement, maternity, newborn, family and children sessions in the environmental location of your choice.  We are available to shoot at your home near the tree or other holiday decorations, at a local park or beach location.

Weekend appointments are available but fill quickly, so book your session today! Give us a call at 714.348.0630 or email us at: with further questions or to book.  Also, feel free to share the offer with your friends and family.  The more the merrier!!!

We look forward to sharing the holidays with you! J+D


Holiday Portrait Offer for Orange County Family Photographer

2012 Holiday Portraits by Sipper Photography2012-12-08T19:50:25-07:00

Finn’s 1st Birthday | Emerald Bay, Laguna Beach

Today we have Finn’s first birthday to share with you!  This was such a fun party and a great idea for a first birthday with the “Vintage Surfer Boy” theme.  This little guy is so cute as you will see in the portraits of our guest of honor.  Look at those eyes!!!

You will love all of the details for decor and party favors.  Finn’s mom, Jessica put her heart and soul into planning this party and it turned out amazing.  We were so happy to share this day with Finn and his family.  It was a beautiful day at that, with sunny skies and warm weather in Laguna Beach.  Be sure to check out the shot of Finn’s Surf Report…such a cute idea!  Jeff and I received our first sunburn of the year that day, but it was totally worth it as we had a great shoot celebrating Finn’s first birthday.

Cheers to you kid!


Orange County First Birthday Portrait

Here is the Birthday Boy…Finn turns one!!

Loved his personalized birthday t-shirt!

First Birthday Portrait Orange County Photographer

Look at those little blue eyes…they melt my heart!

All set up at the beach including the surf report for Finn’s special day!

Personalized Beach Towel for Finn

Beach theme party favors with personalized stickers of soaps, sunscreen and bubbles!

First Year Photo Collage

“Clothes Line Photo Collage”

Jessica, Finn’s Mom did a great job with this photo collage of Finn’s First Year!  So many wonderful moments to share!

First Birthday Family Portrait

Finn walking in the sand with Mom and Dad

Family Portrait on the Beach!

First Birthday Surfer Cake

Finn’s First Birthday Cake with Surfboard Design

Going old school with the VW Bus decor for the cake table!  Love!!!

Birthday Straw Decor

The birthday boy and his smash cake. Go for it Finn!!
Happy Birthday!

Birthday Lunch was catered by Husky Boy in Laguna Beach…the burgers were delish!

Paper & Invites By: The Paper Dress/ WH Hostess

Cakes By: Suzie Cakes

Finn’s 1st Birthday | Emerald Bay, Laguna Beach2012-05-29T14:31:20-07:00
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