Day 1: Baby ‘Tori: newborn portraits

Newborn portraits taken in the hospital!

So excited to present this little addition.. (Sneak peek)
It’s her Day 1 and so far so good!

newborn baby , day 1

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Winter family portrait session

I hope everyone had a great holiday season. I know I did! I stayed busy shooting tons of families and events as well as enjoying time with my own family. I might even share a few images with you all if you are interested in seeing some of my own shenanigans.  But first I am sharing this winter family portrait session.

I was excited to meet up with Carrie & Rob and meet their kids who I have heard so much about over the years.  Carrie and I are old high school friends from Notre Dame High School, and through social media and happy hours we have stayed in touch.

We met up at Quicksilver park and hung out a bit to capture some awesome portraits all while making sure her boys had as much fun as they could hanging out with us “old” folks.  ;-)

So check out some of the images from the session and be sure to watch the video at the end!

family portraits   family portraits in the park

Seriously how cute are these two… you would think they were just barely dating!

mom and dad duringa  family portrait sessionand because all guys want a picture of their hot wife on their bike…

motrocycle portraits hot chick on bike


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Family Portraits in San Jose, CA

Hello everyone! It’s been a super fun season and we have had some amazing weather here in the San Francisco Bay Area. I’m so excited to share these family portraits. We had so much fun that if I just told you how much fun we had you would think I was making it up. And you know what they say, seeing is believing so be sure to check out the video at the end.

Meet the “funnest” family ever! (Yes I do know funnest isn’t a word- I totally made it up)

traditional family portraits

Mom & dad are so awesome with son J. Everyone laughed, made silly faces, snuck up on each other, ran, climbed trees, hugged and kissed!  The only thing missing was ….. hmm nothing IT was a perfect evening!

mom and dad with kidSometimes a kid just needs to run run run…

running during family portraits

Hey come to think of it- I didn’t get a kiss??!!!!  Wait a minute, I was jipped.  NEXT time!!

a loving family

Even mommy & daddy snuck in some smooching!





Thank you guys for such a great fun time! My assistant and I will forever laugh when we watch this video!!

I can’t wait to see you guys again for more fun!!

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Wishing each and everyone of you a Happy Thanksgiving and a very special thank you for all your support over the years!

I am grateful for each and everyone of you who has made it possible for me to live my dream. I look forward to meeting many more of you in the coming year!


And because all posts are prettier with an image. here’s an photo I took this year on my first trip to Maui for “Mommy & Me” portrait sessions!

Maui Hawaii sunset

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