Sarineh

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When I first met Sarineh, I was struck by her amazing eyes. I instantly knew her portraits would be all about her eyes! For her portraits, she wore a beautiful red gown with intricate detailing on the bodice. It was perfect for the dramatic portraits I wanted to create. For some of the portraits, I drew ...

Blur

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I love trying new things - new foods, travel to new places, and of course, new ways of photographing people! Recently, I ran across some dark blurry portraits on Pinterest and knew I had to create my own version. After a few tries, I found the right amount of blur was created when I had ...

Capitola Family Beach Portraits

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I have been photographing Jacob and Lili for years. In fact, our very first portrait shoot was when Jacob was less than a year old! For this photo shoot, we headed out to Capitola Beach a few days after a major December storm. The storm had completely rearranged the beach and left seaweed piled up everywhere. ...