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Photographer Studio Lifestyle + Branding Session at The Sunlight Space

As a photographer, the ultimate compliment is having a fellow photographer ask me to take his/her photos! (See here and here) Especially when it’s someone as amazing as Emily Kim Photography, who specializes in brand photography! Emily reached out because she was refreshing her brand (new logo, colors, and updated website), had recently started a […]

Lifestyle, photography

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12 Things to Do in the Off Season to Keep Your Photography Business Running Smoothly

As photographers, we’ve officially entered the funky time of year between holiday fun and the start of busy season where we actually have a little break to get our house in order. Yes, I mean the piles of laundry that have been building up and the messy pantry that needs reorganizing, but I’m also referring […]

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Fall Engagement Photos at Elizabeth Gamble Garden in Palo Alto

One of my favorite locations lately for outdoor garden photos is Elizabeth Gamble Garden in Palo Alto. It’s free and open to the public (unless there’s a wedding or event, in which case half of the space is usually blocked off but most of the garden pathways still remain open). Plus it looks different every […]

Engagements/Couples, photography

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4 Easy Ways to Simplify Your Life (right now)

Not later, not next year, not even tomorrow. Because you deserve to have that sigh of relief, as soon as possible. This is easily the best time of year – but as with all things, even the good stuff can get overwhelming. Call it the gift searching and giving, prepping to see extended family, the […]

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A Rainbow Care Bear Christmas with House of Fete

This year I’ve had the pleasure of working with Marissa and Kelsey from House of Fete on 2 different photoshoots for Care Bears. Yup, you read that right…the actual Care Bears! If you’re around my age you might remember growing up with Care Bears (I even remember Care Bear sheets at our house!) and watching […]

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A Colorful Summer Backyard Wedding

When Shannon first inquired with me about wedding photography, I immediately fell in love with her vibrant and welcoming personality! This inquiry was super special to me because Shannon is also a wedding photographer (you have to check out her beautiful work!), and we have a handful of random connections in the photography world as […]

photography, Weddings

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How to Avoid Social Media Overwhelm

I miss the simple days of social media, don’t you? You know what I mean – the days where we’d snap a quick picture (using Instagram’s awful filters), and just upload it, because we wanted to. The days before worrying about grid curation, hashtags and algorithm changes, or whether or not we could take a […]

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Colorful Palm Springs Road Trip + Top 5 Palm Springs Adventures

With its cool retro vibe and vibrant colors, Palm Springs is one of those places that I’ve wanted to visit and photograph for a while! Thankfully we were able to make that dream come true when we visiting this spring with our friends, Faro and Jakob! They had been overseas for much of the pandemic […]

Adventures

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How to Prepare for a Brand Photoshoot

Have you ever taken one look at someone, and just absolutely fallen in love with everything about them? (And no, don’t think about your partner – that’s cheating!) As a photographer, I get to work with many people, in many stages of their lives. And many times I’m falling in love with every bit of […]

Creative Colorful Lifestyle Brand Photography

Lifestyle, photography

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Bodega Bay California Elopement

This has to be one of the most magical elopements I’ve ever photographed! Not only do the bride and I have a special connection (she and I met while working for another photographer in Bodega Bay and we’ve photographed many weddings together over the years), but the backdrops were stunning and we had every bit […]

California elopement photos

photography, Weddings

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