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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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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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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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An Afternoon with the Bodily Family | Fremont California Lifestyle Photographer

Sep 21, 2018

I have one kid. And that kid is a girl. So when Amber contacted me to do an adventure session with her family and mentioned she had three boys I didn’t know what to expect. Lucky for me, they were awesome! The boys had just the right balance of energy and listening skills that make […]

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San Francisco Family Vacation | Cavallo Point Photographer

Sep 14, 2018

Have you ever booked a photo session while you were on vacation? As a photographer myself, it had never crossed my mind to hire a photographer while traveling because (surprise, surprise) I take a lot of photos. The problem is, I’m not in a ton of our vacation photos. When Amy got in touch with […]

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