You Better Work: Covergirl Demi

Nisha came to me via a recommendation from a friend who had seen my work online. It happens that her daughter Demi was a model for the same agency that my own daughter was recently interviewed at. (Oh? How’d she do? Oh, she bombed it-Crawled between my legs almost the whole time. What can you…

50 Years Of Marriage: A Golden Anniversary

I think we all enter into marriage with the intention of being together into the golden years, and this couple embodies what all of us hope to look forward to. I was contacted to shoot a 50th wedding anniversary and vow renewal last week. This couple was surrounded by the generations of family members that…

Do It For The Gram: Black Diamond High Class of 2015

Increasingly so, new clients are finding me, and booking with me, through Instagram. Recently I was contacted by the leadership teacher at a local high school who followed me on Instagram and showed my feed to her students. They chose me to shoot the senior portraits for their graduating class this year. I was able…

3 STILL STANDING: A RED CARPET EXPERIENCE WITH THREE BAY AREA COMEDIANS

“3 Still Standing” is a documentary about three comedians who started their careers in the Bay Area in the 80’s, and their life-long commitment to the craft. Johnny Steele, Larry “Bubbles” Brown and Will Durst¬†have shared stages with Robin Williams and Dana Carvey, been nominated for Emmy’s, appeared across television and toured the country for…

Two Teeth Short: Capturing Milestones

Jenn contacted me because her son had just lost his two front teeth! This is such a cute and unique time in a child’s development, and for a lot of us Moms, it signifies the leaving behind of early childhood and represents the first vicissitudes on the path to big-kid-ness. But it’s a fleeting moment-His…

I’m Alexander’s Favorite Person: A Second Birthday Shoot

That title may be a bit misleading. Alexander, in fact, can’t stand me. Well, or at least he’s not a fan of being in front of my camera any more. I shoot for his family quite often, but he’s come into a phase of resisting being photographed. The morning of this session, Alexander’s Mom sent…

Bibbidi Bobbidi Boo: An Impromptu Cinderella Story

My daughter has no idea who Cinderella is-She couldn’t pick her out of a lineup if she tried. So, how did she end up being the star of this fairy tale session, you ask?¬† Well, I received an inquiry from a potential new client about shooting a princess session for her daughter’s birthday. She was…