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Spring #BossLady Studio Shoot

September 8, 2019
Flowers arranged in a high heel shoe.

When I moved to California, my first friends were creatives that I met on Instagram. Whenever I'm out shooting, I'm always telling a story about how awesome all of my clients are. That usually ends wi...


Nicole’s Graduation Photos at San Jose State University

May 23, 2019
College graduate popping champagne on campus

I'm sure you know already, but grad shoots are my absolute favorite. Graduating college is such a huge accomplishment, it means the world to me to be able to capture these moments for you! Speaking...


San Francisco Blogger Brunch at Jasper’s Corner Tap and Kitchen

April 23, 2019
Blogger Brunch Meetup in San Francisco at Jasper's, Maiden Lane Shoot Group Shot

Earlier this month, my blogger BFF Sonia hosted a brunch in SF! (Also, huge shoutout to her for driving me there. What would I do without you? 😘) Sonia and I are huge believers in community over co...


Quick tips for posing senior guys

April 22, 2019
Portrait at San Jose City Hall. He's looking off to the side and smiling.

It's not as hard as you think it is, I promise! If you're used to working with ladies all the time, it can be a challenge. Here are a few quick tips I have on working with senior guys for portraits, h...


Tameka | Content Creation | Bay Area Lifestyle Photographer

April 9, 2019
Woman wearing grey "femme" shirt wearing overalls, standing in front of a blue decorative truck at the San Pedro Square Market.

Somehow destiny comes into play. These children end up with you and you end up with them. It's something quite magical. -Nicole Kidman This #bosslady has turned her hardships into her triumphs. Be...


Louie | Dachshund Pet Portraits at the Arizona Cactus Garden | Bay Area Pet Portraits | Bay Area Pet Photographer

March 31, 2019
Pet portrait of black, long haired Dachshund puppy

“Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.” - Roger Caras When I came across Meghan's post about wanting to get puppy portraits, I was 100% on board. Then I saw a photo of Louie, a...


Yvette | Bay Area Fashion Blogger | Bay Area Lifestyle Photographer

March 28, 2019
Fashion blogger wearing a mauve crochet top and sunglasses.

Fun, energetic, and joyful - 3 words I'd use to describe working with Yvette! Rain couldn't stop us from getting this shoot done ✔ Yvette was in need of content for her Instagram so she could step up ...


Emma T – Halvorson Model Management | Spring Teen Fashion Shoot | San Jose Portrait Photographer

March 23, 2019
Teen sitting on rooftop with cityscape in the background holding her hat, by Emily Kim Photography.

At a first glance, you'd probably think these photos were done in the middle of summer. Surprise, we did these in FEBRUARY! It was so cold, but Emma is such a natural in front of the camera that you'd...


Sanctuary Beauty Salon – Bay Area Lifestyle and Content Creation Photographer

March 18, 2019
Sanctuary Beauty Salon Branding and Content Creation - Bay Area Photographer

Annette was ready to take the next step for her local business, Sanctuary Beauty Salon, and booked a professional branding photography session! I am a firm believer that professional photography is ab...


Nam – Bay Area Fashion Blogger & Influencer | Bay Area Influencer Photographer

March 5, 2019
Nam Fashion Blogger Session in Downtown Mountain View CA

Working in tech + pursuing creative endeavors outside of the usual 9 to 5 seems to be a common theme throughout many of the lovely clients I get to work with! Nam booked a content creation session a f...