Why You Should Do a Boudoir Session

Why You Should Do a Boudoir Session

A few years ago I did a boudoir session for my husband, but really it was for me. I had lost about 25 pounds, and I was proud of my body for the first time in my life. I've battled an eating disorder since I was 17, so I didn't have a good opinion of my body....

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Nifty Knickers For Curvy Girls

Nifty Knickers For Curvy Girls

You know when you've worn a dress all day in the heat and your thighs have been rubbing together? You know how uncomfortable that is? If you're like me, you've tried to alleviate that problem with lotions, Spanx, or even cut-off pantyhose. But nothing comfortable...

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Happy Anniversary to Us!

Happy Anniversary to Us!

Well, Mark and I survived yet another year with each other, although I'm convinced that he's trying to kill me. He dropped the $2500 rented lens we were using on Saturday and I was medically dead for ten minutes. The mariachi band music sent a shock through my system...

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Throwback Thursday ~ A Long Line of Crazy

Throwback Thursday ~ A Long Line of Crazy

It's no secret that I come from a long line of Crazy. Here I am with my mom and my Nonnie, three generations of nuts. My mom and I had amazing times shopping in San Francisco, rain or shine. It was a day-long fashion show, and even when I was an adult she bought me...

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Ripon Family Photos ~ The McMillan Family

Ripon Family Photos ~ The McMillan Family

Mark and I first met Kim and Michael when we photographed their wedding in Berkeley in 2007. They had a gorgeous wedding and are a lovely and sweet couple. When we did their family portraits last weekend we got to meet their newest edition, Makai! He's a beautiful,...

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Modesto Boudoir ~ Nicole

Modesto Boudoir ~ Nicole

This curvalicious lady did amazing posing for her boudoir session! Nicole is getting married next month, and this is a GREAT gift for her soon-to-be husband. She even wore heels for the very first time! Thank you Nicole, for welcoming me into your home and your life,...

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Rock & Roll Boudoir ~ Emily

Rock & Roll Boudoir ~ Emily

Emily's rock and roll boudoir session was full of laughter. She's quite entertaining! I LOVE this chick. As she posed with her husband's guitar, she had a confidence that I can learn a lot from. She inspires me! If she can rock this, so can I! (And in September, I...

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Handbound Matted Albums

Handbound Matted Albums

Introducing Priscilla Foster Handmade custom albums! When I saw these albums at WPPI I immediately knew they were for us. They scream "WE SHOOT FILM!" I love the classic look of the matting with the prints inside. They are, of course, acid free and archival. We will...

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Classic Car Pinup ~ Emily

Classic Car Pinup ~ Emily

This amazing abandoned car was screaming for a pinup shoot. We had to drive to the mountains. I had to take down Emily's hair and redo it. Her friend had to drive to a drug store to buy false lashes, which Emily and I fought with for twenty minutes.We had to hike a...

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Ripon Family Photos ~ Alex & Sincere

Ripon Family Photos ~ Alex & Sincere

I had the honor of photographing Alex's boudoir session in February, and the way she talked about her son, I knew she adored him. When we did this family session for them, it was evident how much Sincere loves his mama. Especially when he kisses her hand. It's the...

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