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Balmy Alley Murals Family Session

Aug 4, 2023

The first time I photograph a family I always prefer to do the session at home for a variety of reasons. But once we’ve done that, we can start to venture out and document some of your favorite places as a family. For our second session together, this family wanted to head out to the […]

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Doing a documentary family session in a small home

Jan 6, 2023

When you live in the San Francisco Bay Area, you might trade size for location when choosing your living space. A lot of families learn to live in smaller spaces in exchange for being close to shops, restaurants, and walkable neighborhoods. We can always still do a documentary family session in a small home, but […]

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5 Reasons to do Family Photos At Home

Dec 30, 2022

When you’re deciding on a location for annual photos, have you ever thought of doing your yearly family photos at home? Yes, I know, we live in a gorgeous part of the country with beautiful locations all over the Bay Area. But really, is there anything more beautiful than the place you spend the most […]

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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

Book your San Francisco Bay Area family photo session on film here.

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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 1 Hour Outdoor Sessions vs. Full-Length Sessions

Jan 4, 2022

What’s the difference between an hour long outdoor family photo session and a 2 hour 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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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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