A little about myself,


I'm Samantha, I'm 28 year old, born and raised in southern California. I'm married to my amazing husband Allen (who is also my second shooter). I LOVE makeup and photography but I am also an avid snowboarder, hiker, and traveler.

I graduated Biola University with a BA in Communications in 2014. Shortly after I graduated I worked as a Project Coordinator for an Engineering firm. After a few years doing something that did not feel like was my passion I realized that there's so much more out there for me. As I was working full time I completed an Intro to Makeup course with Enzo academy. This course taught me all the basic makeup practices and proper cleanliness I needed to know when working with multiple clients. Two years later in the fall of 2016 I made my first steps into creating my own business and pursue the passions that felt closer to my heart.

Since I began my journey pursing makeup and photography I have been hired for so many amazing jobs and opportunities. It has been so incredible photographing families, couples, weddings, as well as engagements and graduation sessions. I have also had the the pleasure of applying makeup for weddings, photo shoots, high school dances, special events, and styled shoots. My works has been published in Inspired By This for both my makeup and photography (click the links to check them out!). I feel so blessed that I get to witness and capture the happiness of others during the special moments of their lives. Offering my services is not something I do just as business but something I do with my whole heart. Thank you for taking the time to check out my website, I look forward to the possibility of working with you in the future! 


Samantha Rae Genido