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. […]
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 […]
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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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]