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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 Films

Favorite Moments of 2021

As I reflect on 2021, I can’t help but think about all the families I created with, and my heart is full. I care so deeply for them and about this work. Documenting their family stories and crafting meaningful experiences and art for them is a true honor. Some of my favorite memories: It was […]

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Family Photos

Mini Sessions at the Morcom Rose Garden

Mini Sessions. They’re not for me … unless it’s for charity. For this session, 100% of proceeds were evenly split between two non-profits, CARE India and Palestine Children’s Relief Fund. It sold out in a record-breaking time of two days after I announced it. I’m so grateful for the compassionate hearts of my client-families. We […]

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Family Films

F+Z Family, Day in the Life

I recently spent a slow, quiet morning with this family. We basked in the morning light and took it nice and easy (as one does with a sick kiddo). There were many milestones to capture for these early years and that is something that they’re grateful to hold onto.  What I love about these Day […]

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Family Photos

Family Photo Session at Lake Merritt, Oakland

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 […]

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