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What to Wear for Your Family Session

Aug 11, 2023

Styling 101 What you wear in family photos is a snapshot of where your family is at this moment—in age, in fashion, in current trends. It’s a moment: frozen. That can feel daunting. But deciding what to wear for your family session doesn’t have to be stressful. It can actually be a fun way to […]

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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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Photo Sessions During Coronavirus | San Francisco Bay Area Family Photographer

Jun 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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Mega Mini Sessions! | SF Bay Area

Sep 9, 2019

Mini Sessions are here! There are two options for this fall, one in San Jose and the other in Fremont. Your first option is Mega Mini Sessions which is a collaboration between Kim Baker Gomez of Kim Baker Beauty and the PLAYfull Parenting Coach, Robin of Messy Play Kits, and myself. Together we’re bringing you a […]

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Boundaries Make You A Better Parent


Boundaries make you a better parent | SF Bay Area Parenting

May 30, 2019

Hi friends! I’m so excited to share this series my friend Kim will be sharing on the blog! See her first post here. She’s a fabulous makeup artist and a preschool teacher turned parenting coach who really believes that tiny humans have voices that need to be heard. I highly recommend getting to know her if you don’t already! Being […]

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