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5/01/20

Almond Orchard Photoshoot |Sacramento Family Photographer

Lifestyle

On an early February morning, we headed out to this gorgeous almond orchard in Arbuckle, Ca. The almond orchards only bloom for a couple of weeks and this motherhood shoot lined up perfectly with the blooms. How cute are these 4 boys with their mama? If you’ve followed me for any length of time, you […]

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3/05/20

Behind the Scenes: Film Notes

Family

Alright, let’s get right to the point – in this post I’ll be sharing some behind the scenes technical notes and my thought process while shooting. A few weeks ago, I asked a photographer friend and her daughter to meet me at a nearby studio. I wanted to use my canon 1v exclusively to get […]

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1/02/20

2020: Thank You

Family

It’s 11:10 right now on the first day of 2020. A new decade begins. While I normally approach the first of the year with a fresh set of resolutions, today I felt a little lost in a space between wanting to set specific New Years Resolutions and not wanting to set any at all. Eventually, […]

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9/26/19

Motherhood | Roseville Family Photographer

Family

On a late summer evening, I met with Sarah and her three kids. Beautiful evening light and wide-open spaces made for a perfect backdrop to create images that represent motherhood and family. Mothers are so rarely in photographs. They are the ones taking them in most cases. And to that I say; Mothers, hop in […]

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9/13/19

newborn photo tips

Tips for a Newborn Session|Sacramento Newborn Photographer

newborn

So you’ve booked a newborn session (or you’re thinking about it) and now you’re wondering what to expect. Or maybe you’re wondering what to wear and if there’s anything you can do to prepare. There is! And I’m here to help. But before I jump into the details, let me first say that babies, although […]

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6/28/19

A Birth Story at Mercy General Hospital

Maternity

Part 1: The Plan and The Backstory Going into labor a 5th time my birth plan was: healthy baby who comes into this world safely and yes, I’ll take that epidural, thank you very much. I’ve had a natural birth I’ve had a water birth I’ve had births with epidurals Of all these experiences, my births […]

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5/29/19

Sacramento Family Photographer | On the Farm

Family

On a gorgeous Saturday morning, I drove through the backroads of Placerville to meet Candice and her family for photos. Having never been to the area, I was surprised to see all the green hills, blooming flowers, and farm houses – it reminded me of the time I rode a bus through the hills of […]

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5/03/19

Sony Ariii Review + Motherhood at The Beach

Family

I am a long time Canon user and my beloved Canon camera is nearing the end of her life. And with all the talk about mirrorless cameras, I decided to rent one after hours of research, and see what all the talk is about! I decided to rent the Sony Ariii for a week, along […]

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2/25/19

A Beauty In Monterey | Maternity Session

Maternity

It’s almost midnight right now, so I’m putting this pregnancy insomnia to good use and writing my first blog post. So welcome! I’m Kelli – photographer, wife, and mom to 5 (with the 5th due in just a couple of weeks). Photography, Motherhood and Marriage – those are the things I’ll share most here because […]

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