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Baby Sierra, meet the Sierras.

Sierra will be joining this landscape in the beautiful Sierra Nevada mountains any day now…in fact I just heardread more »

Lily takes a trip to Lake Tahoe…

Well, since Miss Lily arrived about 6 weeks earlier than planned our Lake Tahoe maternity session ended up beingread more »

Welcome Kinsley!

Little Kinsley came into this world very quickly upon approaching the hospital a couple days before her due date. Inread more »

The Moreland Family- SUMMAHTIME!

One of my most favorite things to do is reconnect with my wedding couples in order to capture their growing families.read more »

Chatham Hall celebrates their last weekend together with the Class of 2018

The class of 2018 and 2019 getting ready to begin the Lantern Ceremony   Hello to the Chatham Hallread more »

Emma and Marcus born on the same date and graduating on the same date, too!

Emma and Marcus, born on the same date, and graduating from Ponderosa High School on the same date too! What a treatread more »

Hey Paige! You’re graduating!

Wherever you go, go with all your heart.  ~Confucius And so it goes…later this month Paige will grab her royalread more »

Bringing together two families…

I think it went something like this… Kaydence, Amber’s oldest, performed at Rockin’ on the Ridge, a broad showcase ofread more »

And now, a family of four. Presenting, Miss Lily!

Lily decided that 40 weeks was an insurmountable amount of time in order to meet her family. At about 34 weeks Kaileyread more »

Jack is ready for Montana State University

Somehow it doesn’t surprise me that when I posted a few of Jack’s senior photographs to Facebook, they wereread more »

Emma graduates this spring from Charter University Prep in Placerville

Getting out in the field, literally, with Emma was enjoyable for me. She came to me referred by some of her otherread more »

My senior session with Caitlin

I’ve known the McVey’s since we moved here about seventeen years ago. I’ve photographed their kidsread more »

Mazel Tov on your Bar Mitzvah, Simon!

What a privilege it was to capture my first Bar Mitzvah earlier this month in Hollywood, CA at the Temple Israel ofread more »

Jamali Family 2018

Ok, I sit here in awe that I have been photographing this wonderful family for so many years now…and then just asread more »

Jordan’s Senior Session at Echo Lake

A self proclaimed “fall, winter” person, Jordan, who graduates from Charter University Prep this spring wanted WINTERread more »

Welcome Paige Marie!

I’ve known Michelle and Tim since their engagement in 2010. Since then I have photographed various versions ofread more »

Beautiful Grace

Ahhh…Grace. A simply lovely, connected and so naturally beautiful, high school senior, getting ready to take onread more »

Welcome Baby Mac ~ a newborn and family session

On January 4, Baby Mac greeted his Mom, Dad and big sister Stella for the very first time. Back in 2012, I had theread more »

Announcing WINTER SOLOS- Saturday, January 13, Camino area

It was about a week before Christmas and I had just purchased a brand-spanking-new Nikon camera and had a big familyread more »

The Gray Family

The Gray Family. There are many kind people in this town that I have called home for over 17 years, and the Gray familyread more »

The Blair Family 2017- many reasons to celebrate!

One would think that simply getting your once West Coast, now mostly East Coast, family together for a holiday in Lakeread more »

Paisley

Fall in love with Paisley. I did. Was it those luscious red locks? Those vibrant hazel eyes? Those cute dimplesread more »

Graydon is FIVE!

It’s so hard to believe Graydon just turned five. Having known his parents since 2009 and having had theread more »

Hailey, Idaho- The Wohlwends next adventure

When you spend 8 years photographing a family – from engagement to wedding, followed by the birth of theirread more »

David

It’s never too late to take senior photos – it still counts, even if you already have a year ofread more »

Simone is headed to Cal Poly

Ahhh, Simone.  Even her name is graceful!  Just like the lovely dancer that she is, Simone exudes a delicate beautyread more »

Audrey is 3

Well, actually 3 and a 1/2.  But who’s counting?  I’ll photograph this lively little girl with the 100read more »

Ashley’s maternity session

Following my friends and clients through life milestones is something I’ll never tire of.  Photographingread more »

A family project…with the Haffner Family

“It’s so us.” Three words that are like sonic gold to any lifestyle photographer’s ear!  Whenread more »

How will you remember your high school graduate?

Senior Photographs, Spring 2017 High school graduation: that incomparably magical time of life when one story ends andread more »

Jessi + Peter, Engagement session in El Dorado Hills

Working with a couple through their engagement is one of the things I like best about wedding photography!  You get toread more »

A Winter session with the McCann Family

What a difference four years makes!  It was a pleasure to reconnect with the McCann Family this fall at one of myread more »

Women’s March in Sacramento ~ Jan 21, 2017

On January 21 I participated in the #WomensMarch in #Sacramento. I volunteered my time to the Women’s March organizersread more »

Megan + Brandon ~ Fall E-Session in Apple Hill

It’s no secret that fall in the Placerville mountains is breathtaking.  No wonder Megan and Brandon chose a crispread more »

Chatham Hall’s Graduation 2016

I couldn’t be more impressed by the community that she is entering – nostalgic about the community I returnread more »

The Jen Family at Sly Park Lake

It was one of those sunny, golden fall afternoons that make me pinch myself: not only do I get to live in the beautifulread more »

Jen + Dave ~ Engagement, Echo Lake

Jen and Dave are getting married in August, with a weekend long celebration at the American River Resort in Coloma.read more »

Ayumi graduates this spring!

Early one morning last week, my trusty assistant (and daughter) Jaz and I headed out to meet Ayumi and her mom, Akemi.read more »

The Jamali Family

On a recent trip to the Bay area for a photography workshop with Ben and Erin Chrisman, I got the chance to photographread more »

Celebrating Finn’s First Birthday!

After watching Tiffany and Keith exchange their vows to each other, and then getting the honor to witness Finn enteringread more »

One of Nyron’s birth stories…

Kailey, Matt and baby Nyron. Born February 17, 2015.  Shared with permission from Kailey and Matt.You never know when aread more »

The Lockwood Family at Sly Park Lake

Ahhh, what a wonderful family to photograph right here in my own back yard. The Lockwoods have emerged from a toughread more »

Nyron and his Big Red Wagon at Larsen’s Apple Barn Park

After about two weeks of gorgeous spring weather here in the mountains we awoke to Nyron’s first birthday session andread more »

Vow Renewal & First Birthday Celebration ~ Van Der Vijver Estate Winery

Recently I got the opportunity to photograph a very special day for the Barba Family. Their twins Gwyn and Drew wereread more »

Sweet Casey is six months…

Alright- it seems I am on a roll these days with cute babies. Or maybe it is just those bright eyed, “the worldread more »

Happy Birthday Freya – 1 year old

Ohhh the cuteness! Little Freya, daughter of my long-time clients Tiffany and Keith, has made it to the one year mark.read more »