…Ease

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ease |ēz| noun absence of difficulty or effort I’d love to say that each session I do starts out immediately with an absence of difficulty or effort, but that would be a lie. It always, as it should, takes a few setups to ease into picture taking. It’s unnatural for most people. So, as the photographer it is my […]

…Bliss

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bliss |blis|noun perfect happiness; great joy What should I wear? A question I get a lot when it comes to portrait sessions. I usually try to advise wearing clothes that show who you are, not trying to overdue it, and adding maybe one thing out of the norm to make the pictures I take, a little different […]

…love

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love [luhv] noun a profoundly tender, passionate affection for another person I hate to be so cliche and use love as the title for an engagement session, but it just fit. Dan picked this location. He spent his childhood playing with his brother at Sutro Park in San Francisco. The hills of grass, the cobblestone […]

…Play

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play |plā|verb engage in activity for enjoyment and recreation rather than a serious or practical purpose This is one of my favorite families of all time. Stephanie, Caden, Tyler, Grace and Trey exude so much playfulness as a family, that this shoot was so fun for me. We were wet within the first five minutes, so […]

…Hope

hope |hōp| noun a feeling of expectation and desire for a certain thing to happen I have three sisters, two of which have been pregnant 5 times. I live far away from them, so needless to say I never really got the opportunity to see them through pregnancy. My friend Natalie and Victoria have provided  me […]

…Friendship

friendship |ˈfrendˌ sh ip| noun the emotions or conduct of friends; the state of being friends. This would almost be the perfect word to describe Cindy, Brad, and I, had I not realized that the better words to describe our fantastic relationship is kindred spirits.  People come in and out of our lives all the time and leave […]