To welcome fall (you can tell I’m quite behind in filing these field notes), Lindsay, Shelby, and I got together and made a pumpkin cake! Well, Lindsay made the cake, Shelby whipped up the frosting, and I just showed up with my camera. Here are the results!
Sooooo…last October, I kind of accidentally got myself invited to a dahlia farm. Vallejo Street Dahlias, to be exact. Willbe orchestrated and Max was the gracious host, and together, we wandered the rows of the season’s last blooms. Many were, delightedly, the size of my face, and the riot of color was a blast of […]
This is a late one! In the early fall, we dropped off Tim at UCSD and made a little pit stop in San Luis Obispo along the way. San Diego was a quick blitz, but I did what I really wanted, which was a jaunt through Balboa Park, which did not disappoint. What to Do […]
I LOVED photographing the White Family! Everyone was very sweet and the kids were adorable. Little A is a self-proclaimed “pro” and was ready to have her photo taken! J came with the most dapper hat, which made for the perfect accessory. He could not stop holding onto it, and I thought it was the […]
In what now seems like a distant memory, on a warm October Friday, Lindsay, Shelby, and I took a colorful jaunt through San Francisco as we clicked, swished, and twirled our way through the Mission District, took a pit stop at Tartine, and picnicked as the sun set at Sutro Baths. Here are my favorite […]
I loved photographing the Broma family! Bright pink tutus, BOUQUETS OF FLOWERS, neutrals, and floral headbands…this family knew the way to my heart! A & C were excellent in front of the camera — generally giggly and playful. They obliged Mom with their adorable outfits…and then ran for the first tree to climb as soon […]
If you’re going to San Francisco, you’d better do two things: One, wear flowers in your hair. Two, walk through the Pacific Heights neighborhood. This is one of my favorite neighborhoods in the city. b.patisserie is my go-to starting point — for a walk, and for food. Try any croissant-based pastry…but also, really anything. I […]
I had the pleasure of photographing the Newman family this year, and it was a true delight to spend a bit of the morning with these incredibly sweet girls! They brought great attitudes, cute dresses, and ready smiles. I even managed to snap a few quiet moments amidst some tears over a boo-boo, and some […]
This is a Thanksgiving-inspired entry, but I think gratitude should be a daily practice. This month, I have been keeping a small notebook and listing down things I am choosing gratitude for. The entries are not long — someone sentence fragments — but they help me to recognize beauty and appreciate it when I see […]
We squished our way through the sand, feet sinking and sliding with each step, (film) cameras in hand, as the waves washed up the shore. The wind was crisp, an announcement that fall was claiming her territory on this coastal town — and a far cry from the sweltering temperatures that we had left back […]
Paris & California strolls; plenty of flowers; stories; and looking for the beauty in the everyday. I hope you'll come along as I take the year to document the entirety of my home state!