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Family Photos on Film

Dec 2, 2022

When you think about documenting your everyday, do you think about taking family photos on film? I don’t think most people do. After all, film kind of fell out of favor when digital cameras started to become more mainstream. The ease of taking a million photos without paying for film or developing or printing out […]

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Sunday morning at home with Anjelika Temple and Family | Bay Area Family Photographer

Feb 10, 2022

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film photo of two girls in bathing suits jumping over waves in ocean


Camera Review: Fujifilm GA65 Pro

Feb 7, 2022

There aren’t many medium format point and shoot cameras out there, so when I heard about the Fujifilm GA645 Pro I went down a rabbit hole trying to figure out if it was worth checking out. I already had my film slr and a Hasselblad h1 for photographing clients but I was looking for something […]

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Family Session on Film – At home in Oakland

Jan 11, 2022

This is the second year in a row I’ve photographed this sweet family on film, and it did not disappoint. Last year we were earlier on in the pandemic and decided to skip an in home session for safety and just did photos from the front porch before heading to a park in San Francisco. […]

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Pros and Cons of Quickie Sessions vs. Full-Length Sessions

Jan 4, 2022

What’s the difference between a 30 minute Quickie family photo session and a 90 minute full-length session? As an Oakland family photographer, I get asked this question a lot! The answer is basically that it depends on what you’re looking to get out of your photo session. In this blog, I’ll quickly break down the […]

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Backyard Family Session – San Jose Photographer

Dec 28, 2021

What’s the deal with having a backyard family session? I’m glad you asked! A lot of the families I photograph spend a lot of times outdoors. During that pandemic that meant a lot of time in the backyard. So what makes for a successful session out back? For this family it meant bringing out blankets […]

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Back to School Mini Sessions! – San Francisco Bay Area Kid Portraits

Dec 21, 2021

Back in August I offered Back to School Mini sessions at Creative Space Studios in Dublin, California. It was so much fun, the kids brought their personalities and their coolest clothes and rocked it! Can’t wait to do it again next year!

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Golden Hour at Knowland Park – Oakland Family Photographer

Dec 14, 2021

I spent this golden hour at Knowland Park in Oakland with a family I’ve photographed since their daughter was 3 months old. It’s truly a pleasure seeing them each year, catching up, and making memories.

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Afternoon at Mills Canyon Park – Family Session on Film

Dec 7, 2021

A few months ago, I spent an afternoon at Mills Canyon Park photographing a pretty great family of four. If you’ve ever hiked with a toddler you know to keep your expectations low and to bring lots of snacks. This session was shot on film and the family was open to trying some more artistic […]

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