Point Pinole Shoreline Family Session

When Jamie and Nathan welcomed their newest addition, their sweet son Connor, Jamie knew she wanted some lovely photos to document this new chapter of life. We chose to have their sweet family session at Point Pinole Regional Shoreline, in Pinole for its natural beauty and peaceful vibes. The family came dressed on point and […]

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Indian Rock Park Berkeley Engagement

Briana & Cuit’s Indian Rock Park, Berkeley engagement rocked some major Joshua Tree vibes. The towering, stacked boulders, complete with the city skyline in the distance was the perfect backdrop for their session. The couple came dressed to kill and what resulted was some truly stunning photographs! About The Couple Briana and Cuit met as […]

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What’s In My Camera Bag

With so much gear out there, it’s easy to become overwhelmed with your options. What is the best camera system? The best lens? While there isn’t one right answer to these questions, there’s definitely some gear that performs better than others. I’ve shot over 50 weddings and 50 engagements with the below gear and absolutely […]

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Coyote Hills Regional Park Fremont Maternity Session

We had the most gorgeous light for Fara & Yama’s sweet maternity session. The lush landscape of Coyote Hills Regional Park in Fremont was a perfect backdrop to capture this precious to chapter of their lives. The couple is expecting their first child, a beautiful baby girl, which they named Liya. How pretty is that! […]

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Coyote Hills Regional Park Fremont Maternity

Shell Ridge Walnut Creek Family Session

After the COVID-19 pandemic caused reschedule after reschedule, I finally was able to photograph Jamie & Abe’s beautiful family at Shell Ridge in Walnut Creek. And boy, was it worth the wait! We had perfect weather, killer light, and such a fun session. It truly was a dream and I’m obsessed with the photos we […]

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Shell Ridge Walnut Creek Family

6 Reasons You Need More Wedding Photo Coverage Than You Think

Just how many hours do you need your photographer at your wedding for? Many traditional weddings will need about eight hours of photo coverage. This allows your photographer to capture the sweet details and getting ready fun in the morning, all the way to those silly reception dancing shots that night. While there are many […]

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5 Reasons You Should Have a First Look

The First Look is an amazing part of your wedding day! If you aren’t sure about this tradition, these tips will help explain why it would be a romantic addition to your wedding day that not only adds to the experience but also reduces stress. Here are some reasons most of my couples do this […]

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5 Things I Wish I Had Done Differently at My Own Wedding

Don’t get me wrong, I adored my wedding day at Paradise Falls. Having all my loved ones under one roof was an experience of a life time. I still fantasize about having all my loved ones together again to party the night away. However, there were a few key changes I wish I would’ve made […]

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Create Your Own Ring Styling Dishes For Less Than a $1

I’m definitely not the crafty type. I’ll pay someone to make even a seemingly easy project for me. But when I saw a fellow photographer post a little tutorial about making their own clay ring styling dishes, I thought I’d give it a go! I had been eyeing some pretty white ring dishes for some […]

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Styling Ring Dishes

What’s In My Wedding Styling Kit

Want to know about all the goodies I bring with me to every wedding day in my styling kit? These various tools and trinkets allow me to beautifully photograph my couple’s special items on their big day. Below I’ll share with you how I use these items and where I purchased them from so that […]

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