Moore's Pumpkin Patch Family Photos

Date: October 2016

Location: Moore's Pumpkin Patch, Castro Valley

I LOVE the fall season! The colors, the weather, and everything pumpkin spice!

Seeing the pumpkins and fall squash out on display at all the grocery stores reminded me to plan this year's photo shoot at the pumpkin patch! Last year, we had a lot of fun at Moore's pumpkin patch in Castro Valley. We went on a weekday so G could be the only toddler running and screaming up and down the pumpkin field. We took some great family photos that the grandparents are still using as their cell phone backdrops ;) 

October is a great time to plan for those lovely family photos for your holiday cards too! I'm working on planning for a couple of dates to shoot some mini sessions at a park. Don't know the details yet, but feel free to email me to let me know if you're interested!

San Mateo Newborn Photos: Baby Andrii

Date: July 2017

Location: Baby Andrii's home

I was so excited to meet baby Andrii a few weeks after his mommy's maternity photos. It was so nice to see how excited the big brothers are for this little addition to the family. Baby Andrii was an alert and energetic baby who struggled to fall asleep through most of the photo shoot.  We eventually exhausted him though, so I was able to get some sleeping baby shots. 


Foster City Maternity Photos: Natalya & Family

Date: June 2017

Location: Leo Ryan Park, Foster City

It was one of the hottest days in the summer, but the heat did not dampen Natalya and her family's enthusiasm for the photo shoot. I enjoyed taking pictures of the radiant expecting mother and her beautiful big belly, especially with the two adorable boys excitedly expecting the arrival of their baby brother.  It took a little time for the boys to warm up to me, but as soon as they got comfortable, they became the most natural and talented little models. We had a good time hanging out at the park, and got some adorable pictures out if the shoot. 

One-Year-Old Portrait: Paxton

Date: July, 2017

Location: Meek Park, Hayward

It's always delightful to take pictures of old clients, especially when they have an adorable baby like Paxton! From the tiny newborn, to the crazy-hair-4-month-old baby, and now he's already ONE! He was so silly and active, he could not stop running around the park :) Mama Lindsey did a great job with the cake, and I'm glad we took some good shot of Paxton destroying the cake, and the candle! All in all, another fun 1-year-old portrait session. Enjoy the photos!

Fremont Family Photos: Miao & Family

Date: June 2017

Location: Shinn Park, Fremont, CA

It was a delightful late afternoon at this hidden gem in Fremont. I always love it when my clients suggest a location as I'm always scouting out places for photo shoots. This time, Miao found the perfect park with various backgrounds and settings - from barn yard to a nice little lavender field, to take photos of her lovely family. It's always a challenge taking pictures of young kiddos, but I'm happy I was able to catch some nice smiles. I had a wonderful time capturing the gathering of these 3 generations in Miao's family. 


Watch Me Grow - Baby's First Year in Portraits

Baby's first year is the most incredible time - they grow so fast and change so much! This is a portrait series for parents who want to capture their little ones at 4 different stages- newborn, 3 months, 9 months, and their first birthday. 

The series is consisted of a 2-hour newborn session, 2 half-hour sessions at 3 and 9 months, and a 1-hour 1st birthday session. 

This is a sample of the "Watch me Grow" series, capturing the precious first year of baby G. :) <3


3 Months

9 Months