Ange & Dom on Highway 267

We waited until April to shoot Dominic & Angela’s engagement photos  – so we could get shots with some snow, ha ha.  They are also really good sports…When I suggested shooting their engagement session at an old abandoned shack on highway 267 outside Truckee, Ca – they didn’t blink an eye.  When it was FREEZING … Continue Reading »

Redford Family in Oakland

I have known the Redford family for years, and was thrilled when they wanted me to shoot their family portraits in Oakland. The Oakland Hills are a special place for the Tawny Redford: her grandmother grew up here, and she spent a lot of time here as a child. Please enjoy their adorable photos. I … Continue Reading »

Lamorinda Summer Fest 2011

I was lucky enough to be awarded the ‘Best Photographer’ by the Lamorinda Mom’s group last year. Voting is coming up again soon, I’ll make sure to send a link! Please enjoy some images from my first session with the Lamorinda Moms at their SummerFest event. They were kind enough to let me have a … Continue Reading »

Thank YOU & Happy 2012!

I wanted to give a quick thanks to all my clients of 2011!  I had a very busy year and with the arrival of our little one (Due March 4, 2012) I have a feeling 2012 is going to be even busier!  I chose some of my favorite photos from my holiday family portraits from … Continue Reading »

A Family Affair – in Trestle Glen

The sweet Chaconas and Fuller family hired me to take portraits of their three amazing children.  Set in grandma Susan’s beautiful garden in Trestle Glen, it was the prefect choice for this shoot.   After a little bribery and a break for some snacks, we really ended up with some wonderful images of the kids:)   … Continue Reading »

Ths Shaller Family at Tilden Park

What an amazing place to take a portrait!  The Tilden Park Botanical Gardens quickly became my favorite family portrait location after the sweet Shaller family shoot last fall.  With all its natural beauty and wonderful open shade this place was an ideal location for their family to explore.  I have known Esme Shaller for years … Continue Reading »

The Grech Family Portrait in San Rafael

The sweet Grech family contacted me last year for a family portrait.  They live in the north bay and they wanted to shoot around San Rafael.  A fellow photographer informed me of a little island in San Rafael called the Santa Margarita Open Space Reserve.  It was a perfect & private location to do a … Continue Reading »

Justin Cole’s first portrait at the Lair

Sweet Justin Cole is one of those babies that just keeps smiling.  Put him in the weeds in a field?  He loves it!  Pick him up? Sure.  Justin’s mom Jenny had me shoot his sweet portrait last summer in the open fields at the Lair of the Golden Bear family camp.  Since Jenny has worked … Continue Reading »

Huston Family – baby’s first year session 3

I cannot believe that a year went by so fast – Sadie Huston is over a year old and it is amazing!  Her sweet mom contacted me about doing a baby’s first year package in the spring 2009 and we finished our last shoot in the summer of 2010 – how a year flies by:)  … Continue Reading »

Toll Family + Their beautiful home

The last (but not lest) portrait of my Sacramento weekend was with another dear friend from High School and her lovely family.  Since the arrival of their baby Myla they decided it was time to have a family portrait.  First we started shooting on their skate ramp they they built in the backyard (how cool … Continue Reading »