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My Why. Featured On NLBWA Video Series


NO more excuses to celebrate yourself, Celebrate you NOW! 
Thank you National Latina Business Women Association - Los Angeles (NLBWA-LA) for supporting us, Latina entrepreneurs, for shining the path way, for your encouragement & for creating a safe, loving space for us to grow & connect with amazing women. Thank you EC Hispanic Media team for inviting me to your space & helping entrepreneurs speak their truth & their why. 
For ever grateful for these wonderful organizations.

All Sessions Include...

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The "Model for a Day" Photoshoot Experience

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

Face-to-Face Consultation: Meet Carla in the Studio to design the perfect shoot for you.

Pre-Shoot Try-On Session: Carla will make time at the studio to help finalize your photoshoot wardrobe.

Hair & Makeup Beautiful: Makeup & hairstyling

Fully Guided Photoshoot: Carla will direct & guide your poses & expressions - so you look natural, beautiful, & connected.

Several Wardrobe & Styling: Changes Capturing up to three to four different sides of yourself

Grand Reveal: Meet your most beautiful self in portraits presented in a wall gallery

 

Contact Carla for more info Besame Mucho Photography

949-478-4374

How To Take a Selfie.

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A Grieving Daughter's Way Of Celebrating Life.

Photography by Carla Perez at Besame Mucho Photography

Photography by Carla Perez at Besame Mucho Photography

Lorie came to my photography studio after her mom passed away. She mentioned to me saying she could not find a picture of her mother for her funeral, she had to go to her mom's employer to get a picture of her. Lorie was devastated that she could not find a picture of her mom that showed her beauty, strength and love.

Lorie decided she was Not going to leave that legacy behind for her children and so we got to work. Lorie wrote to us explaining her story & her experience with us.

Lorie says, "My experience with Carla & Besame Mucho Photography was something I’ve never experienced. I’ve never felt so pretty, it was almost overwhelming. My mother passed away a few months back now & it was very hard to find pictures of her. Not being able to see pictures of her in the light that we all saw her was heartbreaking to say the least. I started thinking about how my children will have the same problem... no pictures of their mom other than terrible selfies because as moms we’re often behind the camera & never the subject. I had reached out to Carla previously but was never able to pull the trigger. About a month after my moms passing, I decided that my kids need a good pic of their mama & I deserve to shine, even if it's just for a moment. Riddled with insecurities & self doubt, I never imagined I’d have an experience like the one I had. Carla sat & talked with me and knew exactly why I was doing this, for my kids. She explained the whole process from start to finish. She offered suggestions on what type of dress to wear along with accessories. She went over every detail with ease & patience as I asked 347 questions. She worked tirelessly to make sure I felt comfortable working with her. She made sure I had all info and was able to prep myself for the big day. Photo shoot day came and I was a nervous wreck. I’m a family photographer. I’m used to chasing small children thru my lens... being in front of the camera is completely out of my comfort zone to say the least. I walked in to her home with tears already welling up because I was so nervous. I sat with her glam team, who is your beauty guru, & OMG what talent! I was shown a mirror & was shocked. I don’t get gussied up often, I hardly recognized myself. The bags under my eyes were gone & for the first time in a long time I wasn’t sad to see my reflection. Then comes the photo shoot. Carla had me stand in front of a long mirror to embrace what she saw, a lovely woman who desperately needed to like what she saw, & I did. For the first time in years... YEARS... I felt pretty. I felt like I was worthy of a second glance. Thats hard to come by nowadays especially when your day consists of cleaning up messes tiny humans leave everywhere (mom life am I right?). I burst into tears and was reminded not to mess up my makeup. After I reeled back my emotions we got to work... and work you will. You will be stretched, posed, & twisted like you’ve never been before. This is def a workout and you will be sore for a few days after but there's good reason for it. In Carla’s outstanding talent, she has an “eye” for sillouettes, for shadows, for angles and poses. She is meticulous & methodical in her shooting. If your pinky finger needs to move 1/2 cm toward your ring finger, she’ll tell you. She wants to make sure its right and if its not she works diligently to make sure it is. Whats amazing about this is not just that she is so particular, it's that she makes it feel easy. From a photographers point, that is so incredibly hard! Its damn near impossible. Her stress of making sure she was getting what she liked was never ever shown or transferred to me. She allowed me to be myself, to smile, and to embrace the loveliness of the experience. We spent hours together & I couldn’t have been more grateful to be one of her subjects. My experience with Carla was unparalleled & one that I would do over again if given the opportunity. She is a wonderful human & I’m sure her mama is bragging in heaven about her."

WOW! I cannot hold my tears back. I am so grateful that I got to meet you, photograph you & I can call you my friend. I am impressed with your strength & beauty that shines through you. You are a remarkable strong woman who can conquer the world. Your children will always remember you, your strength, your patience and all of your beauty. They will forever be in aww of you. It is beautiful gift you will pass down to your children & their children who will always remember you. I know your mom is always with you, guiding you and giving you that extra push. You are making her beam with pride. Love You my dear friend, Thank YOU for taking a moment of your busy day to write this extraordinary review about your experience with me. I am filled with joy, full of love. GRACIAS

 

 

Out Shine Your Competition.

It is amazing to see small business shine, here is an example why outstanding headshots work.


Butterfly Kisses By Aj says, a client told her, "I chose you over all of those other girls who were cheaper because I liked your picture.” Her client also said, Aj had a beautiful aura surrounding her and that She looked like someone she could trust. 
Aj Thanked us for capturing her spirit and the love She has for others. 
That is exactly our goal here at Besame Mucho Photography, is to stand out from the rest, bring out your beautiful personality to capture your potential clients and make them a client. Nailed it!! 
Thank you Aj Bendtsen for sharing your story 💋💋💋💋💋💋.

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Women of Influence 2018

Photography by Carla Perez at Besame Mucho Photography

Photography by Carla Perez at Besame Mucho Photography

 

Congratulations to Alma Marquez for being awarded Hispanic Lifestyle’s 2018 Conference as a Latina of Influence. 
I was honored to photograph Alma & her amazing team, Dels . We want to Congratulate you & thank you for being such an outstanding influencer for all of us. Gracias y Muchos Besos from Besame Mucho Photography.
Photography by Carla Perez at Besame Mucho Photography

Need Head Shots?

Need Head Shots? 

We got you covered. We have an outstanding Glam team to make you over, do your hair. We will help you with your wardrobe, we will style it and put all together. 

When you are being photographed, Carla the photographer, will pose you through every pose, expression, where to place your hands, feet and everything else.

You will look and feel your absolute best.

For more info contact us at

Carla Perez

949-478-4374

BesameMuchoPhotography.com

 

Love The Transformation.

We proud to say we can make you SMILE from ear to ear when you see your transformation. Just like our clients.  

I understand you might be wary of how you will photograph, maybe you think you are not photogenic, you look odd in pictures and so on. But I am here to tell you, that is MY job to make you photogenic, to guide you through every pose, expression and to have a really good time through out this amazing experience. I want to take the best portrait/head shot you have ever seen of yourself. 

We have our glam team ready to make you look stunning, I will guide you with your wardrobe, styling and I will pose you throughout your photoshoot.  

Are YOU ready for your transformation?

Contact Carla

949-478-4374

BesameMuchoPhotography.com

 

Head Shots & Branding

Thinking of getting updated headshots, re-branding, or maybe are you starting a new venture? 

Besame Mucho Photography can help you style & design your dream photoshoot. We want your personality to shine and capture the attention to your potential clients. 

Look brilliant, confident, empowered, and most of all welcoming so your clients can be at ease and feel confident that you will get the job done. 

Contact Carla at: 949-478-4374

www.besamemuchophotography.com 

 

Women's Day Everyday

It is time celebrate women everyday. 

Come celebrate you, your relationships, with mom, grandma, sister, daughter, best friend, partner or whom ever you want to be photographed with.

Our Glam team is ready to make you over, we are ready to help you with your wardrobe, we will style it,  put it all together and the photographer, Carla, will pose you from head to toe, so you can look your absolute best.

Let us celebrate you! 

www.besamemuchophotography.com

 

Because I Have A Sister...

Portraits by Carla Perez Besame Mucho Photography

Portraits by Carla Perez Besame Mucho Photography

Portraits by Carla Perez Besame Mucho Photography

Portraits by Carla Perez Besame Mucho Photography


Because I have a sister, I will always have a friend.  

I had the pleasure of photographing Sara (in red) for her headshots & beauty portraits.  I helped her with your wardrobe, my glam team did her makeup & hair and I posed her from head to toe. We had such a wonderful day together.  She loved it so much, she bought a photography session for her sister (in blue).  Whaaa?! I know right, what an amazing gift. That there is true sister love. 

These sisters are gorgeous, they sure know how to strike a pose & have a good time.

Sara & Maggie Thank YOU so much for coming to our photography studio and showing us how elegant you ladies are. I sure did have a blast capturing your beauty. Thank YOU! 

To book a photo shoot  www.besamemuchophotography.com

How I Felt About My Own Before & After

"AS A PHOTOGRAPHER AND ARTIST I CAN SEE BEAUTY.  I KNOW WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE, AND I CAN FIND IT IN ANYONE."

As a woman, it's often a challenge to see my own beauty. I think i'm perfectly average looking, cute, even. When I pull myself together using some tricks up my sleeve, I'd even go as far as to say I'm pretty."

I decided to do my own self-portraits to get a feeling of what my clients feel.  Even though I was taking my own pictures, I still felt nervous. I didn't know what to wear, what I wanted for hair and makeup and oh what if I look really fat, I haven't lost any pounds, I actually gained weight, ugh! Fear came over me and the nerves started to shake me, but I held my ground, and quickly started to shut off the voices in my head that said, "you are not skinny enough, pretty enough, and blah blah blah." When all was said and done, I saw my images and I was speechless. 

"SUDDENLY I WAS A WOMAN SEEING HERSELF AT HER MOST BEAUTIFUL, I WAS NO LONGER THE OVERWEIGHT WOMAN,

I WAS NOW SEXY!" 

I no longer saw my self as a number, a pant size, I saw My Beauty, my true self. After reviewing all of my images, I saw in some images I was confident, in others I was sweet, and in other images I am elegant and sexy. The greatest challenge I faced when choosing a single favorite image, is that I am a multi-faceted woman with depth and warmth and beauty that no single photograph can capture. I am not a 'before' picture, or even an 'after.' I am an artist, wife, sister, friend, and a whole lot of fun to be around. 

"I AM A WOMAN, AND

I AM BEAUTIFUL."

I'd love for you to have your own experience of seeing yourself. When you're ready to design your dream photoshoot, don't hesitate to contact us.  To get more details about the luxury portrait sessions we offer, please contact us at Besame Mucho Photography or call us at 949-478-4374.

Life Is About Moments, It's Not Determined By A Size Or A Number.

Pictures by Carla Perez Besame Mucho Photography

Pictures by Carla Perez Besame Mucho Photography

No matter what insecurities you are dealing with, changes you want to make, or the quality of the picture... if you are in it, if your children are in it, and making memories that is all that matters. If a picture bothers you, ask yourself if when you look back on it in 10 years, will you wish you had deleted it, or will you be happy you kept evidence of that moment.

You are beautiful. Your children, your loved ones see your true beauty. Capture it... without fear.

You deserve to exists in photographs, by yourself, with your children, husband, mother, family members, everyone! Because when you look back you will not regret it. 

 

Let's be Body Positive

Photography by Carla Perez Besame Mucho Photography 

Photography by Carla Perez Besame Mucho Photography 

I am a photographer, and I mostly photograph women. I have not encountered one woman who loves the way she looks. There is always something they have to say about their appearance, and it's not always in a positive way. I meet women from every age, race, size, and they all have negative body images.

I want to change that, I will start with my self. I am teaching my self that every curve, scar, stretch mark, mole, frizzy hair, that I am beautiful and I am loved. I should not seek to magazines, society to help me see my own true beauty. I will NOT compare my body to any other. This body has helped me survive, tough out, walk/run on my journey. And I LOVE that my body has helped me get through all of the physically, mentally challenging journey that I a have.  I am going to  celebrate it by loving me through and through.

I shall not compare woman, I WILL capture their true beauty and I will change her mind on how BEAUTIFUL she really is. 

I love what I do, Capturing your true beauty, so you can Conquer the World.