Fresh, new love always brings a smile to my cheeks. I can’t help myself but think of songs like: “I found a love for me Darling just dive right in And follow my lead Well I found a girl beautiful and sweet I never knew you were the someone waiting for me ‘Cause we were […]

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For Mother’s Day I thought it would be good to make a blog post which includes a few mothers 🙂 Extended family shoots do not often cross my path in the Bay Area. Having multiple generations continue to call the Bay Area home is a bit of a unicorn, Therefore I was very excited when […]

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I love my job. As a matter of fact, calling photography a job, is almost wrong (but that is another conversation, for another day). Here I am, standing on a hill, overlooking the Golden Gate bridge and San Francisco on a clear, fog less day. Two beautiful people invited me to be here. I am […]

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Newborn sessions with first time parents are very rewarding. There is so much “behind the scenes” work, just to get those great first newborn shots. Once you deliver those pictures, the joy and gratitude of the parents, make it all worthwhile! Bryce and Vicky lives in downtown San Jose with two amazing Pup brothers, Bandit […]

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Dear Brooke & Shan or should I say Mr & Mrs. !! Whoohoo! Before you scroll down – Take two minutes and watch the little slideshow of your wedding day, relive the Love!   This past weekend, it felt like I travelled back in time. I was extremely privileged for Brooke and Shan to pick […]

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New clients are always exciting. From receiving the first request for information to when we meet in-person at the session, I love to learn more about my clients. I was so happy when mommy blogger Shauna, from stayinghomesawyer blog, reached out to me for family portraits to commemorate the first birthday of Sawyer, her beautiful baby […]

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Book your Holiday/ Fall Mini session – The Perfect gift! With the Holiday season and beautiful fall colors around the corner, I thought it would be a great idea to do mini sessions for your holiday cards or annual portraits! I only offer mini sessions twice a year and spots are limited, don’t miss out and book […]

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Young love is so innocent and contagious. Every time I have an engagement shoot, I’m reminded of how beautiful love is… No matter what the time or location. Shan and Brooke connected with me through a mutual friend that I met during another shoot, she is actually the talented make up artist (Marisa Perel) and friend […]

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I always love to have multiple sessions with the same clients. In a way, I start to feel like an extended member of the family. To see how the children grow and develop from one session to the other, is a real privilege. I met Sara and Jon when William was six months. This cute […]

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