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Menlo Park Mini Session Photographer: Double the awesome

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Monday, December 22 2014

Hopefully your head is not spinning from the bouncing around from session locations yet. There is a reason I’m doing this. It is purposeful: in big part not to bore you with the same location a whole bunch in a row. This post wraps up my Menlo Park mini sessions at El Palo Alto Park. It was an awesome one that I’ve been waiting at the edge of patience to share with you. It’s finally time! It feels like 2014 has been a year of twins for me. I don’t know how it happened, but I’ll take it! I got to witness the birth of twins, photograph their newborn session, then two sets of twin siblings over summer for There[…]See more from “Menlo Park Mini Session Photographer: Double the awesome”

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Menlo Park, CA Family & Child Photographer: Silly like her monkey

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Friday, November 7 2014

Little N has been appearing before my lens for the past 3 years. It’s been fun to see her grow over time and see her personality evolve. She’s free spirited and I love it! This last session was no exception. She brought her monkey toy-friend along and proceeded to (herself) channel ‘monkey’ for more our less our whole mini session. From the start, climbing up big rocks; to peeking at me, while bent over — it was a silly kind of day. Might I add how impressed I am with kids’ flexibility? At the end of our session I had just moved us to this cool section of grass hills, when nature beckened for N and we needed to wrap[…]See more from “Menlo Park, CA Family & Child Photographer: Silly like her monkey”

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Menlo Park, CA Family Photographer: Hiding in the trees

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Wednesday, November 5 2014

When I scout locations for mini sessions, one of the things that I look for is versatility. It’s important to me that each of my families have a unique experience, and their photos don’t look cookie cutter to everyone else that day. It keeps me thinking on my toes a little, and I’m sure you don’t get bored following either ;p I love El Palo Alto Park! It’s a hidden little gem straddling Menlo Park and Palo Alto. You walk through it in three minutes, so it’s easy to overlook, which is sad because it’s an incredibly pretty spot. I think bicyclists get more out of it as they cut through on their ride. You saw it before at this[…]See more from “Menlo Park, CA Family Photographer: Hiding in the trees”

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Palo Alto, CA Child Photographer: Grace

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Wednesday, August 6 2014

This was my third family portrait session for There With Care. Every family I’ve met with, over the years, has been so incredible. I’ve walked away feeling energized and grateful. In turn, I hope to have contributed, at least a little, in each family’s healing. While the logistics are always a little harder to arrange, it’s such a worth-while experience for me. Meeting J and her family was no exception. I don’t know about you, but when I’m sick I become selfish. Woe is me, and I want to lie around the house feeling sorry for myself. I want a TV remote in my hand staring off until I fall asleep, wallowing in how crummy I feel. Yet, I look[…]See more from “Palo Alto, CA Child Photographer: Grace”

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