7 Basic Things Every Photographer Should Know About Flash Photography

1. Flashes on camera’s don’t illuminate subject matter. OK, they do, but that’s now how they actually work.  The way flashes work with cameras is the flash will throw light on your subject and the light that bounces back is what your camera records.  The further your...

{Sonoma Wedding Photography} Sneak peek from Jacuzzi Vineyards!

One of my favorite images from Michelle and John's wedding with the full moon over the vineyard. So romantic! We had such a beautiful sunset that night.  What a wonderful wedding party too! Isn't this just adorable of Michelle and her flower girl? I loved the lighting...

{Sacramento Family Photography} The Cook Family Portrait Session

{Sacramento Family Photography} The Cook Family Portrait Session

I photographed Sheri Cook and her family this summer and absolutely adored them all! Sheri has two delightful sons, with one of them being a special needs child with autism.  My wonderful assistant Lisa and I knew we had to be ready to go as soon as they arrived, and...

{Sacramento Photography} Lessons from the Blue Zones

-Photo and article from http://www.bluezones.com/ Meet Panchita, 101-year-old who lives an active and healthy lifestyle in one of the Blue Zones, the Nicoyan Peninsula of Costa Rica. Somewhere in the remote Nicoyan peninsula of Costa Rica, a 101-year-old...

{Sacramento Wedding Photography} 60’s style vintage bridal

Jeanette from Dreamnette Bridal gave me this lovely two tier 60's Style Bouffant Bridal Veil to use with models or when I teach classes.  My daughter tried it on and with her hair swept to the side and the high contrast lighting it SO reminded me of bridal photos...

{Sacramento Wedding Photography} Wilson Vineyards Weddings

May Weddings!We recently photographed Rebecca Fyfe and Tom Blair's wedding at Wilson vineyards and couldn't have been happier to share their special day with them! Rebecca and Tom are both engineers at Intel in Albuquerque, NM and were married here in the Sacramento...