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Monday Morning At Home | Oakland Family Photography

Sep 18, 2021

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3 Ways to Find Photos on your iPhone Without Endless Scrolling

Feb 1, 2021

I’m excited to bring you this post written by Denise Brinkman. In addition to helping you find photos on your iPhone, Denise teaches photo-overloaded moms tips and tricks for keeping their camera roll clean so that the memories that matter most will be easily accessible (and usable!) without digging through the junk. Connect with her […]

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5 Reasons Unposed Family Photos Are Just Better | Oakland Family Photographer

Jan 12, 2021

I am a BIG fan of unposed family photos. There’s an idea out there of what the “perfect” family photo should look like—sitting together on the couch or under a tree, smiling at the camera in carefully coordinated outfits. There’s nothing wrong with this type of photo, but it can be stressful. The perfect outfits, […]

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Saying Goodbye to San Francisco | Bay Area Family Photographer

Nov 9, 2020

A few months ago my friend Amy announced she was saying goodbye to San Francisco and moving clear across the country to New York. She and her family wanted to get some photos done to remember their time here and wanted some photos with the iconic Golden Gate Bridge in the background (because what’s more […]

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Bay Area Family Session: Indoors or Outdoors?

Oct 19, 2020

So you’re thinking about booking a Bay Area family session—Hooray! Family photos are something you’ll never regret doing. Not only are they one of the best ways to preserve important memories (time flies by so quickly when you’re busy raising littles!), but they’re a fun experience (I promise!) to share with your family.  Once you’ve […]

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15 Great Picture Books: Gifts for Kids

Oct 12, 2020

When we’re invited to a little one’s birthday, I love bringing picture books as a gift. When it comes to gifts for kids, toys so easily become old news and are tossed aside. Plus, not all parents appreciate receiving a slew of new toys at every special occasion. Talk about clutter!  To me, picture books […]

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4 Awesome Bay Area Outdoor Family Photo Locations

Oct 5, 2020

We’ve all been stuck inside for months, and because of Covid being outdoors feels safer than doing a session indoors. Being able to get outside and have fun with my families is definitely a huge perk of my job, and it helps that the Bay Area has SO MANY amazing outdoor photo spots. As a […]

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Experiments on Film: Film Soup

Sep 14, 2020

First attempt at film soup. For the first roll I used half a blue bath bomb, white vinegar, and hot water. For the second roll (the one with blue spots) I used blue gatorade, lemon juice, boiling water and a bit of dish soap. Both rolls were soaked for about an hour, rinsed, and then […]

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