PHOTOS OF HUMANS BEING HUMAN

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August 24, 2020

Does a family photography session sound a wee bit intimidating? It’s understandable to feel that way, especially if you’ve never done one before—but family photo sessions can be crazy fun and really easy if parents just follow a few simple guidelines to make sure they’re prepared! Not only can the experience itself be a blast, […]

mom lifting baby in the air with dad standing behind her smiling up at baby
mom lifting baby in the air with dad standing behind her smiling up at baby

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August 18, 2020

Because of the pandemic, I won’t be doing any Bay Area Mini Sessions this year. Instead, I’m introducing an alternative that allows for a shorter session time and lower price point, while still providing awesome, love-filled images that are perfect for holiday cards. I’m calling these Quickie Sessions and I’m SO EXCITED about them! Since […]

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August 17, 2020

Earlier this year I had been planning my most exciting mini session offer to date: mama and me sessions in my studio in San Jose. I had handpainted props and set elements, I’d put a deposit down on set pieces (not pictured) and I shot some promo images that I was going to use to […]

family of four out of focus in ocean
family of four out of focus in ocean

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August 5, 2020

Over the past year I’ve started shifting to photographing families on film. Film has such a gorgeous tone and quality that digital just can’t match. It’s partially the aesthetic that draws me to film, but there is so much more. There is a ritual in shooting with film. There is prepping for a session. Choosing […]

An adorable baby in a striped shirt looks at the camera during a newborn photography session in the Bay Area
An adorable baby in a striped shirt looks at the camera during a newborn photography session in the Bay Area

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July 27, 2020

A newborn photography session is the perfect way to preserve this sweet and fleeting phase of life. So much changes during these first few days, weeks and months. While it may feel like time has slowed down in the moment, it ends up feeling like it passed by in a flash. You’ve probably heard all […]

Mixing patterns for a family photo session
Mixing patterns for a family photo session

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July 13, 2020

Mixing patterns for family photo outfits?! I know what you’re thinking—that’s crazy—but trust me, it’s not as crazy as it sounds. In fact, it’s trendier than ever.  It’s totally possible to have fun with your family photo outfits without appearing uncoordinated or distracting. By mixing different patterns in the right way, you’ll end up with […]

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July 2, 2020

It’s been a long year so far. These images were taken back in February during a styled shoot at the Photo Native conference in Santa Barbara. All images were captured on film and developed by Richard Photo Lab.

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June 18, 2020

Let’s talk about what safe photo sessions during Coronavirus (COVID-19) look like. It’s a little tricky because each Bay Area county has different guidelines and are at different phases for reopening. I will preface this by saying my immediate family and I have been sheltering in place fairly strictly since the beginning of March 2020. […]

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