5 reasons why to do a First Look | Wedding Tips

5 reasons why to do a First Look | Wedding Tips

Curious about a first look? Here are 5 reasons to consider it.   1. Relieve the Nerves- Weddings can be a crazy hectic day. Lots of moving pieces to coordinate and people vying for your attention. Many couples experience nerves and a bit of anxiety leading up to the...

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The Second Photographer | 5 reasons why you may want one

The Second Photographer | 5 reasons why you may want one

Your guide to the second photographer One of the most common questions I am asked when I am speaking with potential clients is, “Do we need a second photographer?” My experience, both as a first and second shooter, is that for larger weddings, it is an important and...

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SF Mini Sessions | Fall Family Portraits

SF Mini Sessions | Fall Family Portraits

  Think of how you feel when you find old photos that preserved a sweet, candid moment with your parent when you were a child. Would you like to create more photos of these moments for your kids? Fall is fast approaching. As the days get shorter and the weather gets...

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Docu-Mini Sessions | Fall Family Portraits

Docu-Mini Sessions | Fall Family Portraits

  How do you feel when you find old photos that preserved a sweet, candid moment of you as a child with your parent? Would you like to create more photos of these moments for your kids? Fall is fast approaching. Your little ones will be headed to school, starting a...

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Kyra and Bryan | Marin Maternity Session

Kyra and Bryan | Marin Maternity Session

Tiburon Maternity Session I thought I was a pretty big Disney fan until I met Kyra and Byran. They definitely out rank me in both DVDs and trips to Disneyland. Their wedding was even Disney themed! I love their enthusiasm and I’m lucky enough to call them both friends...

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Baby Gabriella | Sonoma Newborn Photos

Baby Gabriella | Sonoma Newborn Photos

Photographing baby Gabriella was an especially meaningful session for me. I first met her parents, Melissa and Chad, at a restaurant in downtown Sonoma to go over the details of becoming their wedding photographer. In the process of planning their wedding, Melissa and...

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Michael and Kaitlin | Napa Winery Proposal

Michael and Kaitlin | Napa Winery Proposal

Michael and Kaitlin got engaged on the last winter weather weekend of the year. Their trip was unfortunately planned since spring decided to wait until the day they were leaving, but we all made the best of it and got some wonderful photos in spite of the wind. With...

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Amanda & Patrick | Sonoma Engagement Session

Amanda & Patrick | Sonoma Engagement Session

It’s always fun when I get to photograph fellow West Coast transplants. Amanda and Patrick moved from NYC to San Francisco shortly before our session with their 100 pound Bernese Mountain Dog, Bentley. Their Boston wedding will be Wine Country themed, so they had to...

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Katie and Brad | Sonoma Wedding

Katie and Brad | Sonoma Wedding

Sonoma Strong The final weeks leading up to Katie and Brad’s October 20th wedding in Sonoma were full of uncertainty. On October 9th a massive wildfire broke out with high winds spreading from Northern Napa to Santa Rosa, taking many homes and businesses in its path....

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