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San Leandro Maternity Session

Documenting girl number four on the way would always be special – but even more so with such a sweet family ๐Ÿ™‚ It was such a joy to document Katherine, Jay, and their FOUR girls!!! Enjoy some highlights from our session! 

San Leandro Maternity Session

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Kara and John | Yosemite Valley Engagement Session

Kara and John joined me in Yosemite to document their engagement session! What an honor to document love in one of the most beautiful places in the world! Despite Covid regulations, we planned the session at the perfect time and were able to get reservations to enter! Enjoy some highlights from their session. I can’t […]

Yosemite Engagement Session

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Tips for Planning an intimate Wedding during Covid-19

2020 has been a year that has rocked us; including engaged couples who are need of a “plan b.” Since backyard & intimate weddings are becoming the way to appease government restrictions and still get married (whoop whoop!!), here are a few tips for planning your dream intimate wedding! Side note – airbnb weddings are […]

Pebble Beach Wedding

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Haley & Brad | Hayward Backyard Covid Wedding

It’s hard to write any words about your childhood best friend that *actually* convey what you mean. So I’ll keep it short and sweet! Haley & Brad were planning a big 2020 wedding and had to alter plans when Covid restrictions hit the wedding industry. They opted to celebrate in their own yard – and […]

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Varni Family | East Bay Newborn Session

Such a sweet time we had celebrating the birth of Baby C with her big brother and parents! This sweet family is on the same track as my own (two year old big brother and new baby girl!) so it was fun sharing tips and swapping stories. In-home newborn sessions are my favorite because it […]

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