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Family Photo Session at Lake Merritt, Oakland

December 1, 2016


I know, I know…I’ve been horrible at keeping up with this thing called blogging, but what can I say? It’s been a pretty busy season and I’m incredibly grateful for all my new and returning families. They’ve been truly awesome. Here’s a glimpse of one of my favorite families at Lake Merritt. I just can’t get enough of them. Enjoy!

About Me

Real life is more than pretty pictures.
The beauty is in the journey, and it's absolutely
worth documenting all of it. 

I’m captivated by people and always have been; my B.S. is in anthropology. Early on, I appointed myself the family documentarian, carefully recording milestones and travels and learning along the way how much I love visual storytelling. I picked up my first professional camera when my daughter was born, knowing those early years with her were precious and full of changes. A photographer friend’s encouragement soon led me to make photography my career. Today, after many years and proud accomplishments, my passion for it only grows.

I can’t imagine doing anything else.       


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