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This year I decided to do something new for my annual fall mini photo sessions- I went super creative and colorful! It’s definitely been on my mind to have fun backdrops and something a little different for my clients (and let’s be honest, it was also for me! haha!), so I worked with Kelsey and […]

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Photography location scouting tips, tricks and resources! I’ll walk you through how to scout for photoshoot locations, how to share location information with your clients through a location guide, and some ways to use Google Image search and Google Maps to plan your location scouting effectively. I’ll also share some tips on how to use photography location scouting apps like Sun Seeker and Lumos to plan out lighting for the day of your shoot. Free location guide included!

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Colorful Livermore Mural by Fernanda Martinez

Learn the fundamentals of location scouting for outdoor photography. Whether you’re a brand, lifestyle, family, or wedding photographer, I’m sharing location scouting tips to help you get the best shots, angles and lighting in your photoshoots! I’ll discuss backdrops, settings, architecture and what to look for (and when to look for it) in each location.

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Check out the most creative and fun brand photoshoot that I’ve captured to date featuring pediatrician, author, speaker, and podcast host Dr. Yami Cazorla-Lancaster along with lots of veggies and fruit!

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Rainbow vegetables from Whole Foods

Ready to add more color to your brand photos? Whether you’re a brand photographer, blogger or entrepreneur looking to expand your content with fresh and vibrant photography, I’m here to share four easy ways to add color to your brand photography. I’ll discuss color blocking, backdrops, color balance and will even include a free color guide!

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Pink wall with colorful balloons

When Jess and Raymond reached out to me about photographing their wedding and told me how much they loved color, I knew that it was going to be a good match! And when I saw their bright and whimsical flowers covering the most beautiful summer garden venue, my heart did a little dance! All the […]

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It was an absolutely perfect northern California wedding day filled with coastal charm, an outdoor reception, and that touch of evening fog that we’ve grown to know so well in the Bay Area. I remember them telling me the story of their relationship as we hiked down Slacker Hill in Marin after spending the evening […]

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Despite all the trouble that COVID has caused for the world (and for couples trying to plan a wedding), one thing I’ve enjoyed about the past few years is the creativity and variety of different wedding celebrations that have surfaced. Couples have really had to think about what’s most important to them and they’ve gotten […]

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Backyard garden wedding photos

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 […]

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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 […]

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