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Family Films

Are family videos for you?

You may have been asking yourself if a family film/video is right for your family. It’s a question I often think about with new clients because I truly believe every family deserves their story to be more fully preserved in a way that includes sound and movement. The big question is WHEN. Honestly, there is […]

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Family Photos

Homecoming – In-home Family Photo Session, Walnut Creek

These recent sessions are giving me ALL the feels. I’ve been documenting this family from their early parenting days when they were just a family of three to them most recently resettling into their home with another kid tucked under their wings—this same tyke who is turning one year old today. Revisiting the same humans […]

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Family snuggling and laughing on the living room couch during an in-home photo session.

Family Photos

In-home Family Photo Session – Alameda

With all the hustle of the day-to-day, it’s no surprise that in-home sessions are in high demand. I mean, we all use a good excuse to slow down, right? And I can’t imagine a better location to do that than at a place that holds the most meaning. These in-home sessions are my absolute favorite. […]

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Silhouette of family reflecting at a pool at Glass Beach during a family photo session at sunset.

Family Photos

Oregon Summer Road Trip

I hope you’re having a good, relatively calm closure to your summer and transition into fall. We wrapped up our lazy summer with a mini family reunion and our first road trip up the CA and OR coastline. On the way up, we drove along the coast and visited the towns of Fort Bragg, Klamath, […]

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Candid group family photo taken on the sofa in the living room during a family photo and video session in the bay area

Family Films

It all begins with listening | A Day in the Life Film Session with the R-P Family

The stars + planets have been aligning just right because I’ve come to meet some pretty fantastic families. This one, in particular, will always have a warm place in my heart. They initially reached out because their 91 year old grandmother was visiting, and they thought they would value some photos of this special time […]

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Young son is laughing while his father is throwing him in the air during a family photo session.

Family Photos

Magical Family Photo Session – Wood Line, San Francisco

The most rewarding part about what I do is the connection I make with each family I meet. If I ever won the lottery, I would photograph and film families free of charge—all while living my best goat-herding life. Totally realistic, right? Until then, I’ll be happily goofing around with my families. Here are some […]

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Family Films

What is a Day in the Life session?

Have you ever wished you had a time machine to magically transport you back to a moment to relive from your childhood? I would give almost anything to revisit and re-feel what a day in my life looked like when I was little. To see how I moved and sounded. To see how my parents […]

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Family Films

A Day in the Life Film for the G Family – San Francisco

The most rewarding thing about what I do is the connections I make with my client-families. It’s humbling to witness these intimate spaces. But sometimes, my heart gets so sentimental and protective about the work we created together that I feel it’s too special to share. That’s how I felt about this video, but this […]

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