fine art San Diego
family photography
est. 2017




Emotive storytelling photography
that documents the beautiful life you've created.

soulful, genuine, and  timeless.

I create love letters in the form of visual art. They are gifts to your future self and to your children when they are grown and have their own. They document a sliver of time to help you remember a part of your journey. So often we get caught up in the chaos of the present that we don't consider what we will miss about it in the future, but with the gift of photography, I preserve those moments that you'll eventually be reminiscing about. I can't think of a better heirloom. Let's create something together that is... 

San Diego family photographer

I'M Kim Belverud

behind the lens

When I was little, I was told I had a memory like an elephant. Since then, I’ve been a memory collector. Nothing captures a memory better than a beautiful photo. I can capture memories of how you looked or what you did, but what I strive to capture is how you felt. The love, the trust, the joy, the connection, all of the intangible emotions is what inspires me to be a photographer. 

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Hello there!

my background as a San diego photographer

I officially started my business in the fall of 2017, but I've been a photographer since the age of 7. I've truly been obsessed with capturing meaningful moments my entire life. I have photographed a wedding, a bar mitzvah, a baptism, birthday parties, events, pets, products, restaurants - you name it. What I've grown to know is that I needed all of that experience to teach me where to focus. So while I have photographed nearly every genre possible, I've learned that creating photographic art for women in all seasons of her life - connecting with your significant other and families, loving your children, and embracing your beautiful and imperfect self - this is where I excel best and where my passion is rooted. So now, you get only the best version of my photography.


“When I first encountered your work online, your photos and the explanations you provided with them felt so layered, meaningful, and honest. You capture depth in a beguiling way and I feel so privileged to have had the opportunity to work with you. You are such a gift to your clients, us included! I want to thank you again for your time, commitment, expertise, and communication throughout this whole process. It was absolutely seamless and I don't know how you do it.”

- Emi T. (family session client)

“These photos are absolutely stunning and exceeded all expectations!!! What a blessing it was to be able to work with you. Your work is worth flying across the country for. You have a repeat client in us. We will most definitely be working with you again in the future. Thank you for capturing such an important moment in our lives.”

- ching k. (extended family session client)

"These pictures are Breathtaking! We love them so much. Thank you, just isn’t enough. These pictures are beyond what I could even imagine. You are truly amazing! I honestly cannot even pick a favorite because I am obsessed with so many of them!" 

- Rozelle M. (family session client)

"I don't have the words to thank you enough! These are just amazing! I'm obsessed with these pictures! They're all so beautiful and they have your brilliant talent with such neat shots captured and some unique angles that just draw focus to special moments. I picked you because of your talent - but I'm still in awe of you !" 

- Kelley c. (family session client)

"I absolutely adore these! You’re seriously the only one that can capture the essence of my sweet boy!
I can’t possibly love these any more than I do, thank you so much! You are so beyond talented, Kim!"

- joyce l. (motherhood session client)

kind words from my clients:

Let me capture something beautiful