The second installment of my 365 Project update. I’m working on being more methodical in my compositions and more selective with the moments I choose to capture. Ideally, each frame would tell a complete story, independent of the others, but sometimes the complete story is really more of a feeling. I like that this project […]

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To me, family means three things: love, acceptance, and beautiful chaos. All three go hand-in-hand and, in many ways, it’s out of the chaos that love and acceptance bloom brightest. Now, I should clarify, I mean ‘chaos’ in the best possible sense of the word. The silly, crazy, unpredictable, energetic type of chaos¬†that makes life […]

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It was a sunny afternoon in September. The sun was shining, the birds were chirping, and love was in the air. Or something like that. This isn’t the cheesy schmaltzy kind of love. This is the real deal. The “I got your back through thick and thin, for forever and a day” kind of love. […]

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One of the things I love most about San Francisco is the vibrancy and uniqueness of each neighborhood. They all have their own history, their own character and charm. Before I moved to the city, the Husband (who was just the Boyfriend at the time) lived in Russian Hill, just a short walk from Chinatown. […]

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Happy first official week of Spring, everyone! Today happens to be gray, cold, and rainy here in SF but we’ve had quite a few sunshine-y days this week and that, combined with the extra hour of sunlight, seems to have put a new spring in my step (pardon the pun ūüėČ ). I’m totally an […]

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Agh! I just sent off this gallery last night so, naturally, I had to share a sneak peek from Rachel & Erik’s engagement session with you, too.¬† It was my first visit to Pigeon Point Lighthouse and, man, was it worth the drive. Fun fact about the lighthouse – it’s also a hostel! Well, not […]

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This week feels like it dragged on and flew by all at once. I’m shooting an engagement session tomorrow at a picturesque lighthouse nearby and I’m super stoked. Sunday will be pretty low key with some quality family time before The Husband heads off to the office. Running your own law firm¬†is no joke but […]

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This kid. He gives me the hardest time when I want to take pictures. Looking away, running off, outright telling me, “No, Mama.” And then, one day, he totally surprises me. One day after nap,¬†he refused to get out of his crib and actually said, “Picture?” (Well, it was more like “pic-tah” but I knew […]

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Even though I originally learned photography on film oh-so-many years ago (over two decades!), I hadn’t actually shot anything on film in quite a while. Because I was always developing my film work myself (can you believe it use to be cheaper for me to rent darkroom space by the hour and do it myself […]

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We started in Chinatown, the hustle & bustle adding even more energy and excitement to the evening. But as vibrant and eye-catching as the neighborhood is, nothing could distract them from each other. We wandered the streets from Chinatown to North Beach, chatting about everything from Game of Thrones to Supreme Court nominees,¬†until we found […]

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