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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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Family Photo Session: How to Prepare

Aug 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, […]

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Who doesn’t love a quickie? | Bay Area Mini Sessions

Aug 18, 2020

I know Bay Area mini sessions tend to be popular. Sometimes all you need is a refresher so you remember what your family looks like, I get it. As a photographer, I find mini sessions stressful for a number of reasons: the short amount of time (usually 15-20 minutes) puts a lot of pressure on […]

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Mini Session: Mama and Me

Aug 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 […]

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Photographing Families on Film | San Francisco Bay Area Family Photographer

Aug 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 […]

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