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Filoli Gardens Family Photography Session

“Everyone wants to do something different, but you end up doing the same damn thing,” says Leonardo Di Caprio’s character, Richard, in the film The Beach (based on a novel by Alex Garland). Wait – you thought this post is about a Filoli Gardens family photography session? Well it is. But wait. Richard is talking…

How to Plan Your San Francisco Family Photography Session

Planning your San Francisco Family Photography Session I’ve been doing San Francisco family photography for a long time. It’s hard to believe, but I actually started photographing in SF before Facebook, before the iPhone, and definitely waaaay before Instagram. Social media has uncovered and popularized many of the spots that used to be off the beaten path and…

2020 Was A Big Lift

2020 was a big lift. How many things did we take for granted before the pandemic? Did we assume that our lives would march forward in some predictable, linear way? 2020 certainly upended my assumptions and priorities. It also challenged me to be more capable on all fronts: as an artist, a business owner, a…

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Engagement Sessions

Engagement Session Favorites Working in the San Francisco Bay Area is a dream for a wedding photographer. It allows me to create engagement sessions (or pre-wedding sessions for my couples in a huge variety of locations. I like to break down engagement sessions into three broad categories: (1) Iconic San Francisco (2) Organic Locations (3)…

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Russian Jewish Wedding | Greta + Igor

Russian Jewish Wedding The Russian Jewish wedding is a unique type of wedding day. I am fortunate to be a San Francisco wedding photographer, so I get to capture weddings of all different cultures and faiths. However, there’s a unique, iconic style to a Russian Jewish wedding. “Opulence – I has it.” There was an…

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Pre Wedding Session

Pre Wedding Session The pre wedding session is an important occasion for many Indian couples. Often, these highly-educated, successful Indian couples follow a similar path. They nurture long-distance relationships, while pursuing their professional and career goals in different parts of the country. Many couples even plan to meet up for a weekend in San Francisco,…

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Microwedding

Microwedding What is a microwedding and why am I talking about it on my photography blog? Why did the term “microwedding” begin trending after the New York Times published an article about it last year? Well, bear with me and let me explain.  If you live in the San Francisco Bay Area, you know the…