Achieving Best Card Quality
For many years, I had a number of good online service providers for holiday photo cards and happily shared their info with my clients. Last year, I ordered my own cards from one of those services and was extremely disappointed.
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So Long, East Bay!
Best East Bay Photo Shoot Locations
I’m moving across the bay to San Francisco next month, and feeling a bit nostalgic for all the gorgeous locations I’ve photographed in Oakland, Berkeley, and Alameda.
Before I go, I want to send a great, big THANK YOU to all of my East Bay clients, and share some of my favorite images shot here. (Can you recognize where these photos were taken?) Continue reading “Best East Bay Photo Shoot Locations”
Spring in Cleveland
Spring arrived a little late in Cleveland this year, but that did not stop us from having some fun photo shoots. And, I have to say, I did a bit of exploring the third wave coffee situation. I know parents need coffee, so I’ve woven the cafés in with these photo samples. Continue reading “Cleveland Spring Sessions”
Starting this summer, I’m offering a new photo package especially for couples. I call it, “Date Night,” because it’s about making time for just the two of you.
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Billy Ritter’s Ceramic Artistry
I first came across Billy’s work on Instagram, and was immediately struck by two things.
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Amateur Floral Design
Do you ever try your hand at arranging flowers? Floral design is intriguing to me. I have often said, “If I weren’t a photographer, I’d probably be a florist!”
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Modern Kids Photographer
If you’re thinking about a family photo shoot, but not sure what it would be like, this quick video will give you the scoop.
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Nestled between the highway and Redwood Regional Park is this little village called Montclair, within the city of Oakland. The neighborhood’s gorgeous tree-filled hillsides are appealing to Bay Area residents who want an easy commute and an escape from the city. Continue reading “Montclair, Oakland”
An Architectural Field Trip in Oakland, California.
Cathedral of Christ the Light
I’ve been wanting to visit this church in Oakland, California, for some time. I studied architecture my freshman year of college (before majoring in film), and draw a lot of inspiration from the use of space. I went in the afternoon with my camera and explored the building. It was interesting to me how sci-fi and futuristic it looked, since it represents a religion with a history as old as Catholicism’s. Continue reading “What Do You Believe In?”
One of the questions I get asked more than anything else is, “What’s the best age for a baby portrait?” I could argue that babies are so precious, any time it is convenient for you is a good time to have them photographed. But there are a couple of milestones that I love as a photographer.
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