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. He had a blast helping a fellow...

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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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M Family | Unscripted Session

M Family | Unscripted Session

An afternoon in the life of a San Francisco Family It was so much fun working with Lesley, Michael and their little girl Everly! Everly is a super sweet little girl, full of smiles and funny faces. I loved capturing her curios explorations of the world around her....

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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...

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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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609-234-8184
rachelsimpsonphotography@gmail.com