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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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San Mateo Maternity Photographer: Burning the fog with smiles

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Sunday, November 2 2014

As I approached the San Mateo Coyote Point Yacht Club, on this October morning, the fog was still thick. You could tell the sun was ready to come through, but it would take it’s time. I don’t mind! While I love the beautiful halos back-lit images afford me, what the foggy morning gives me is freedom. Freedom to use any part of the Bay Trails. It’s a big ole’ soft-box. The first time I met this family was for a Mother’s Day mini shoot a year and a half ago. In their family portrait sessions since, they’ve always brought B’s current favorite toy. This day was another bear, and it was super sweet to watch B give him big, big[…]See more from “San Mateo Maternity Photographer: Burning the fog with smiles”

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Palo Alto, CA Maternity & Family Photographer: A second adventure

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Monday, April 7 2014

April is baby month! After I announced that I will be taking a break after April, I took inventory of all my upcoming photo sessions. I found it interesting that all my March bookings were about expecting moms and April transitioned into meeting their little ones. It’s exciting, and I’m glad to be hitting the pause button on this kind of high note. So prepare – lots of new person love is coming your way over the next few weeks. You’ve seen C quite a bit before. I’m really excited I get to be part of this baby journey with them this time around. Right when (soon-to-be big brother) Q was born, C reached out to me to inquire about[…]See more from “Palo Alto, CA Maternity & Family Photographer: A second adventure”

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San Jose, CA Maternity Photographer: Hometown

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Wednesday, March 12 2014

When C proposed we meet at the San Jose Tech museum for our maternity session, I’m gonna be honest: I stumbled across feelings of excitement and anxiety. I enjoy urban environments, but from my Google Maps scouting I was worried about foot traffic and unsightly backgrounds. Excited too, because Hello! Have you seen the vibrant colors??? I’d never visited the museum before so I really had no idea what to expect. I arrived early, which was a good thing because I circles the block 3 times before giving up on finding access into the parking structure next to the museum. I ended up at probably the most expensive parking option there was, but clearly this is what I get for[…]See more from “San Jose, CA Maternity Photographer: Hometown”

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Los Altos, CA Family & Maternity Photographer: Two babies

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Tuesday, February 25 2014

Although we didn’t know it at the time, the last time I photographed M and her family, we weren’t doing family portraits for three. We were taking pictures of a soon-to-be-family of 5! Just a few weeks after our session, M found out there were twin baby boys snuggled up in her belly. Big Sis, H is happy to tell you about her two baby brothers, and I’m pretty excited to welcome them into this world in a few months. Today, though? We met to celebrate this beautiful baby bump. I know M said she feels huge, but I don’t see it. She looks pretty perfect the way she is. We met in the afternoon at Hidden Villa. I haven’t[…]See more from “Los Altos, CA Family & Maternity Photographer: Two babies”

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