Saint Francis High School, Class of 2017-Cameron’s Senior Photos

It was one of those weird weather days.  Extremely cold (for California standards, mind you, about 40 degrees.)  Clouds rolling in and out.  Rain showers off and on.  Several calls back and forth with client-will the weather hold?  Should we cancel?

Come on down and let’s try.

Just when we are about to start the session, big, dark gloomy clouds settle and it starts raining.  Hard.  Oh no!  Looks like we have to reschedule.  Dang! Dang! Dang!  I hate rescheduling.  Just jump in my car, I tell them, I want to show you the different locations, for next time.  OK.  So we pile into my car and drive to the first place I have in mind-low and behold, it stops raining.  Next the clouds slowly roll away.  I think we can make this work.

Does this look like it was raining 20 minutes prior?

Cameron can be a little shy and quiet, his mom warned me, but I didn’t notice that.  He seemed perfectly at ease-especially when his mom started making funny animal noises to make him laugh.

Cameron’s sport is volleyball-he plays on his school’s varsity team and a club team-so naturally he wanted to take a few shots with one.   Honestly, this guy is a volleyball stud.





Los Gatos Senior Pictures

I took Emily’s pictures at Vasona Park in Los Gatos.  She is a high school senior at Willow Glen High, graduating in June, 2017.  I love how the sun is hitting her hair.  So pretty!  This shoot was in January, during a particularly COLD day.  Emily was a trooper and didn’t seem to mind the cold temps at all.  Thanks for letting me take your senior portraits Emily!

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Award-Winning San Jose Remodel

Check out this award winning San Jose remodel.  This project (using my images, of course) received the Bronze medal at the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) San Francisco Chapter 2016 awards.  The designers raised the ceiling and knocked down the wall in between the small gallery kitchen and the cramped eating area to make this large, airy and very liveable room.  I love the modern details and open kitchen/family room design. This project was designed by Go2DesignStudio of Saratoga.  I really love taking pictures of interiors and capturing the design details.  Takes be back to my interior design roots!










Family Photos in December

One of my favorite things about my job is that it keeps me connected to friends that I may not see that often.  This is Mindy (and her boys,) who I went to Chico State with, and is actually a sorority sister.  When we graduated, we lost touch, but reconnected through facebook several years back.  I have taken her family pictures 3 times now and really enjoy capturing her boys grow up.  This was a quick session, as it was mid-December and she wanted a shot for her Christmas card and pictures to give as gifts.  We met at the park, and were in and out in 35 minutes.  I usually like to take more time, but if you know Mindy, she is fast, decisive and always on the move.  Until next time Mindy!!

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Christina-2017 Senior Portraits

Christina is someone I have known since she was in kindergarten.  Over the years, I have watched her grow up-in class with my daughter, in Girl Scouts, and even joining my family on several camping trips.  She is now a Willow Glen High School senior and what an honor it is to take her senior portraits.  We went to Vasona park in Los Gatos and had so much fun.  My favs are the ones on the rail road tracks.  So cute-congratulations Christina!

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