These hour-long, outdoor sessions are geared toward families, couples or expecting moms and their families. We choose a beautiful backdrop to tell your story and meet about an hour or so before sunset. These sessions are unposed and filled with love, laughter and silliness. Photographing kids is one of my specialities. In order to really capture their unique personalities, they need to be allowed to be kids! We run around, tickle, tell jokes and play. I love pets so don't be afraid to bring them along too, but be prepared for some added craziness! (I once did a session with a girl, her cat, rabbit and lizard!) The best lighting for these sessions is just before sunset, you have have heard of the term "golden hour", so I encourage you to try and make that work. I also know it's not always possible, so I'm willing to work with your kids' sleep schedules. Sometimes, a morning session can be a great option too!
Sunset sessions include my time and talent, high resolution, edited images, rights to print and a temporary online gallery to share and download your images. These sessions are for five or less people. An additional fee of $15 is added per additional person.
*LIFE INSPIRED FAMILY *NEW BABY lifestyle * FRESH 48 Hospital SESSIONS*
Life Inspired Sessions are perfect for families who want more from a typical family photography experience. This type of session captures your unposed and candid day-t0-day life activities and the love, emotion, chaos and reality that comes with having children. Whether it's blowing bubbles, jumping and snuggling on the bed, to bath time, books or baking, we plan the activities ahead of time to get the most of your session. Kids are quick to warm-up to me in their homes and have no problems being real
New Baby Lifestyle Sessions are definitely a favorite! There's something very intimate about parents inviting me into their home just days after their new baby is born. I love capturing the love, newness and sometimes exhaustion between parents and their babies in a natural way. Every session is different, which keeps me on my toes, and each baby is unique in how they react to the situation. These sessions are naturally posed and I do not bring props. I capture you and your baby around your home, in bedrooms and the nursery. You are more than welcome to provide accessories for your baby to wear.
Fresh 48 Hospital Sessions document the precious moments of your brand new baby's first 24 hours of life. This is an intimate and exciting time for families and the perfect way to welcome your baby to the world. This is a documentary-style session that lasts about 45 minutes in the hospital at some point before you go home. If you already have a child, this is a great way to capture his or her first time meeting the new baby.
These sessions include my time and talent, high resolution, edited images, rights to print and a temporary online gallery to share and download your images. They are for five or less people. An additional fee of $15 is added per additional person.
*Discounts are available if you book multiple sessions in advance or milestone packages, which include three, six, nine-month and one-year sessions.*
COLLECTIONS START AT $3,000
I'm a sucker for weddings! If I could get married over and over again, I would. But since that's crazy, I get to live vicariously through you! Even from behind a camera I get teary-eyed and emotional at every first look and first kiss I photograph. I can't help but take a few click-free moments to soak in the celebration of your big day because I truly care about you, your family and friends and the life you are creating together. I will treat your wedding as if it were my own, capturing the esssence of the day through emotion and creativity.
When planning a wedding, choosing your photographer is one of the most important decisions. There are three things to consider. Do you love my style of photography? Do you like me? I'll be by your side for much of the day and it's important you can be yourself in front of me and my camera. And are you staying on budget? I know how important that one is, which is why I offer three packages to fit your needs and price point. They range from sweet and simple to the whole shabang, from the first mimosas to the sparkler goodbye.
All collections include a consultation (usually involving coffee or wine), high resolution, edited images and rights to print. Travel is included within the Sacramento area. Other available options include a second shooter, a beautiful leather-bound keepsake album and engagement, trash the dress and bridal portrait sessions. Engagements sessions are a great way for us to get to know each other before the big day! Please click "contact me" at the top of the page to see if we're the perfect fit!
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