Briana Calderon Photography

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Briana Calderon Photography is a based in the Seattle-Tacoma area and specializes in wedding and lifestyle portrait photography.  

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Family Mini Session in Los Gatos

What a lovely day for fall mini sessions!  It was definitely a hot day, but once I found a patch of shade beneath the beautiful oak trees out at Testarossa Winery, I was set!  I started the day pretty early to fit in as many sessions as possible.  Admittedly, at first I was a tiny bit worried it would be too bright since I'm a sucker for golden hour shots, but once things got going, I was more than happy with the lighting.  Some shade does wonders! Wendy and Kevin came all the way down from South San Francisco with their adorable baby girl for their first set of family photos!  I was super flattered they made the trip down and was pleasantly surprised Hailey was calm as can be.  She looked straight at the camera right off the bat and I knew this session was going to be a breeze!  For only 3 months old, Hailey did fantastic.  It was the perfect amount of time for baby girl and I think the shoot was a success!  Stay tuned for some more photos from other mini sessions that day ;-) 

Fall Mini Sessions

If you're looking to get updated photos for that holiday card this year, email me for more information on a mini session this October 9th!  Still booking spots :-)

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Backyard Family Photo Shoot in San Jose

If you know me at all, you know I love kids. Enough to have worked as a tutor for all ages of elementary school, as a preschool aide, and as a nanny for a family of three! I find my experience with young children has been more than helpful when it comes to photo shoots with little ones! I'm no guru, that's for sure, but I know how to let my guard down, have fun and downright be silly in order to get genuine smiles during my shoots. It's not always easy, especially if the kiddos are fussy or really have no desire to take pictures whatsoever, but it's fulfilling when I finally get those true moments when they crack a smile and open up to the camera for me. The best moments are the giggles, the kisses for mommy or daddy and when they are truly just having a good time! Family portrait session at home/backyard in San Jose, CA. Photos by Briana Calderon Photography based in the San Francisco Bay Area in California. Family portrait session at home/backyard in San Jose, CA. Photos by Briana Calderon Photography based in the San Francisco Bay Area in California. Family portrait session at home/backyard in San Jose, CA. Photos by Briana Calderon Photography based in the San Francisco Bay Area in California. Family portrait session at home/backyard in San Jose, CA. Photos by Briana Calderon Photography based in the San Francisco Bay Area in California. Family portrait session at home/backyard in San Jose, CA. Photos by Briana Calderon Photography based in the San Francisco Bay Area in California. Family portrait session at home/backyard in San Jose, CA. Photos by Briana Calderon Photography based in the San Francisco Bay Area in California. Family portrait session at home/backyard in San Jose, CA. Photos by Briana Calderon Photography based in the San Francisco Bay Area in California. Family portrait session at home/backyard in San Jose, CA. Photos by Briana Calderon Photography based in the San Francisco Bay Area in California. Family portrait session at home/backyard in San Jose, CA. Photos by Briana Calderon Photography based in the San Francisco Bay Area in California. Family portrait session at home/backyard in San Jose, CA. Photos by Briana Calderon Photography based in the San Francisco Bay Area in California. Family portrait session at home/backyard in San Jose, CA. Photos by Briana Calderon Photography based in the San Francisco Bay Area in California. Family portrait session at home/backyard in San Jose, CA. Photos by Briana Calderon Photography based in the San Francisco Bay Area in California. Family portrait session at home/backyard in San Jose, CA. Photos by Briana Calderon Photography based in the San Francisco Bay Area in California. Family portrait session at home/backyard in San Jose, CA. Photos by Briana Calderon Photography based in the San Francisco Bay Area in California.

Fall Mini Session!

The first round of mini sessions went off without a hitch!  Had a great time with the families shooting up at Spring Valley Pond in Milpitas, CA.  I've shot there many times before and it's usually pretty open and empty, which is perfect for photo shoots.  I guess I missed the memo that there were multiple parties and games planned for that very spot on the same day!  Luckily, it just forced me to find a new area of the park that I hadn't really explored before and it worked out beautifully.  Tara, her husband and two little kids were wonderful to work with.  I don't think I've ever done a shoot with such patient kids!  It does help that it was only 30 minutes worth of shooting...just the right amount of time for youngin's to pose and then play! Fall family mini portrait session at Spring Valley Pond in Milpitas, California. Photos by Briana Calderon Photography based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Fall family mini portrait session at Spring Valley Pond in Milpitas, California. Photos by Briana Calderon Photography based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Fall family mini portrait session at Spring Valley Pond in Milpitas, California. Photos by Briana Calderon Photography based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Fall family mini portrait session at Spring Valley Pond in Milpitas, California. Photos by Briana Calderon Photography based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Fall family mini portrait session at Spring Valley Pond in Milpitas, California. Photos by Briana Calderon Photography based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Fall family mini portrait session at Spring Valley Pond in Milpitas, California. Photos by Briana Calderon Photography based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Fall family mini portrait session at Spring Valley Pond in Milpitas, California. Photos by Briana Calderon Photography based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Fall family mini portrait session at Spring Valley Pond in Milpitas, California. Photos by Briana Calderon Photography based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Fall family mini portrait session at Spring Valley Pond in Milpitas, California. Photos by Briana Calderon Photography based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Fall family mini portrait session at Spring Valley Pond in Milpitas, California. Photos by Briana Calderon Photography based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Fall family mini portrait session at Spring Valley Pond in Milpitas, California. Photos by Briana Calderon Photography based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Fall family mini portrait session at Spring Valley Pond in Milpitas, California. Photos by Briana Calderon Photography based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Fall family mini portrait session at Spring Valley Pond in Milpitas, California. Photos by Briana Calderon Photography based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Fall family mini portrait session at Spring Valley Pond in Milpitas, California. Photos by Briana Calderon Photography based in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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