Believe it or not, this beautiful fall foliage was still bursting with color this December! For this family and maternity shoot, we headed over to Holbrook Palmer Park over in Atherton and were pleasantly surprised to find a very nice backdrop of orange and red leaves for our session. Jenny had originally set up a family shoot, but with her due date quickly approaching, we couldn't help but couple the shoot with some maternity shots! She looked so pretty in her lace dress and studded heels, not to mention her son's adorable little outfit complete with blue moccasins! Everyone looked great and I think the shoot came together very nicely, especially considering the fact that we had foreboding rain clouds hovering over us the whole time. Despite a little mist, the rain held out for our 30 minute session which was just enough time to capture some sweet family photos!
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In the final set of images from my mini shoots this year, I've got another darling family of three with SUCH a cute little one year old girl! Emily was so stinkin' adorable, I could have photographed her all evening! She was a mover and shaker and loved my dinosaur friend from Shutter Huggers. She mostly wanted grab it off my lens and play with it though, haha! I had a wonderful time with the Smolen family and just kept shooting till we lost our last bit of sun behind the horizon. I met so many friendly, fun and loving families this year and I'm so grateful to have made new connections with them all. I'm definitely looking forward to next year's round of mini shoots! Follow my blog to be the first to find out when they'll be!
Here's my second session of the week that I shot at Holbrook Palmer Park! Such a cute family with the sweetest little girls. I can tell Addy is a great big sister already to her 6 month-old sister Emily. It was darling watching her try to get her to smile for the photos, even though baby Emily seemed a little camera shy. I love big sisters, since I have two amazing ones of my own! Both of them had such beautiful blue eyes and blonde, blonde hair. Darling girls and I hope I get to photograph them more over the years as they grow up. It was another quick session, but full of giggles and big smiles. Glad I had the opportunity to meet another wonderful family during the holiday season. Big thanks to the Hughes family for connecting us!
When Erin and Aaron first reached out to me looking for photographer for family photos, I was honored! I mean, I'm ALWAYS flattered when any client asks me to photograph them, but this was even more special to me because they had just moved from Arizona and were in the market for a new photographer. And if anyone knows, there are SO many photographers in this area and lots with great talent! They could have contacted any one of them, but I'm so happy they reached out to me! Such a sweet couple and a darling one-year-old baby boy! And if you're curious like I was, red hair runs in the extended part of the family :-) I wish I could have spent more time with them, but being that it was a mini session series I had to cut it off and meet the next family (which will be featured tomorrow)! I think we got some great shots of the happy family of three, although I do hope for many more sessions with them in the future!
Somehow I am lucky enough to always get paired up with such great couples! Tariq and Annalise were a pleasure to be around and such a fun-loving couple. Not to mention they have their model poses down pat! They're just a stunning pair, no doubt about that. I was thrilled I got to shoot at the swanky Sofitel Hotel just south of San Francisco. The classy feel of the hotel worked perfectly with the bridesmaids' long flowing dresses and the groomsmen's dark, sleek suits. Seriously, everyone just looked so good I felt like I was shooting a magazine spread! It was a change from my typical wedding party photos, as I usually opt for the natural, outdoor portraits, but I'm so glad I decided to shoot instead in the fancy lobby. Sheer curtains, tufted furniture, leading lines and not to mention great window light; how could I pass it up? The ceremony and reception were held at Holbrook Palmer Park and had some more amazing spots to shoot. After the short and sweet ceremony and a great session of photos with just Annalise and Tariq, it was time to party! There was lots of dancing, laughter and cherished family time. It was a wonderful day and as always, I'm so grateful to have had the opportunity to capture these memories for such a loving couple!