The A Family | Unscripted Session

The A Family | Unscripted Session

Quiet summer afternoon I had the pleasure of joining the Anderson-Raccanello family to document their nightly routine together. From then end of nap time to evening bedtime they made sure to enjoy every moment. First they played with cars and musical instruments. His...

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Jaqi and Ben | Petaluma Hills Wedding

Jaqi and Ben | Petaluma Hills Wedding

New York meets California Wedding Jaqi and Ben’s New York meets Cali wedding was a fantastic affair! Held at Ben’s parent’s retreat space in the Petaluma Hills, this event was a beautiful celebration. Not only of their love for each other, but a true joining of their...

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Baby Rex | Birth Photography

Baby Rex | Birth Photography

Welcome to the world, Rex! As a documentary family photographer, I have wanted to photograph a birth for a long time now. I had not yet found the right opportunity to do so but then I got an email from Tara. Tara found me through a wonderfully serendipitous chain of...

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Jay and Rick | Chabot Space Center Wedding

Jay and Rick | Chabot Space Center Wedding

A Gathering of Friends When I asked Jay and Rick to describe their Chabot Space Center wedding style they responded: Modern, Edgy, and Glam. I would say, mission accomplished! What a stunning vision Jay and Rick created for their wedding with the help of Nicol of...

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Maui Trip | Adventures

Maui Trip | Adventures

Exploring the Island of Maui I don’t even know where to start with this trip. It was such a perfect first introduction to Maui and I now have a long list of things I want to do when I return some day. This was a family trip with Mike’s parents, grandparents and other...

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The D Family | Unscripted Session

The D Family | Unscripted Session

A Day at the Beach The D family is the cutest family of redheads I’ve ever seen. They are so welcoming and easy to get along with. We had a wonderful day together at Crissy Field Beach. Their eldest, Sebastian, is such a people person. As soon as I arrived, he greeted...

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Camera Purchase Guide

Camera Purchase Guide

Find the camera that best suits you As Christmas approaches, and Hanukkah is quickly passing by, I thought it might be helpful to post a review of a few cameras that go beyond the point and shoot, in case anyone has their eye on one for the holidays. I often get...

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F Family | Unscripted Session

F Family | Unscripted Session

Afternoon in the life of an Oakland Family When I arrived at Ji and Ken's home they were out in the yard taking care of some weeds. I loved this, it let me know they would be super chill with having a camera follow them for a few hours of their weekend. Self professed...

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My Why | Personal Reflection

My Why | Personal Reflection

The heart behind the work A few months ago my boyfriend and I went to see The Post in theaters. I left the theater feeling so inspired and energized that I immediately went to my computer to type out the thoughts that were overflowing from by mind. It’s not simply...

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Richard and Kerry | Yosemite Adventure Wedding

Richard and Kerry | Yosemite Adventure Wedding

Yosemite National Park. Friends. Perfect weather. Sometimes I can’t believe how awesome my job is. I’ve known Richard since freshman year of college when we lived on the same dorm floor. We had a small crew on our floor and would get into all kinds harmless mischief....

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