How much fun to photograph Caden’s senior portraits at The Barlow in Sebastopol. I loved romping through all the cool backdrops and outdoor areas to take photographs of him. And the bonus was we got to eat at the Fern Bar with probably the best fried chicken sandwich I have ever had. And OMG the fries!!! Ok back to Caden…he is so cute and easy going and 6 foot 5!! Love this kid! Here’s to your senior year Caden! Can’t wait to put 2020 behind us!
Look at Zoe’s eyes….I mean, come on! I was so excited to shoot some fashion and editorial photographs for Zoe’s modeling portfolio. We had a blast shooting at my house in Petaluma so she can audition in San Francisco. You go Zoe!
Everyone who ever meets Jacquelyn Davis Bordessa can’t believe how kind and present she is. She sees the positive in everything and it’s so infectious. She grew up with parents who love Christmas🎅 and blow it out every year so we took photos at Hotel Petaluma so we could capture the Xmas Vibe as she loves it too. Jarrod was game and we goofed and took off to the streets as Hotel Petaluma was bustling with people. We had fun with their kids chasing each other around the fountain ☔️ at Helen Putnam Square and then ended it on Water Street. Love this family to utter pieces and wish them the best holiday season ever. 🌲
The Batalia Family just got these parakeets 🐦🐦 the day before I photographed them so they were the center of attention. I told Elena she was a brave mom as the bird seed fell all over the place more than once. And, I have been flipping out about cleaning the fish tank. 😬 We photographed most of these at their home in Seacliff as it was raining ☔️ but when we got a break we went into their backyard. Such an awesome family!
Usually to get kids to warm up I have to try to act silly to get them to open up… but the Sarno kids have more personality than you can imagine. These kids are hilarious.We had fun romping in the leaves and cracking up at each other. Love the Sarno family and wish them the best!!
Look at this gorgeous family and I just love them to pieces! The Deerings show up at my house on a rainy afternoon and we start off inside as it pours down on us. Then there is a lapse in the downpour and we run around in the field behind mi case. Much fun ensues with their new puppy, Ember! Outdoor photography on a rainy day in Petaluma, CA is just good ole country living!
Such a fantastic morning as I was lucky enough to hide and be a “spy” my other secret favorite profession. Matthew called to say he was going to propose to his longterm (that’s 9 years) , Jackie, at Gravity Hill above Petaluma in Penngrove. So he sent me a pin and I met him on the top of the hill and there is literally nowhere to hide. So I get out of the car which my camera and my huge 200 mm lens and ask, “Do you know what valley that is? I was hired by a real estate company to take a photo of a certain valley.” Then, I introduced myself to make sure indeed, This was Matthew and Jackie. It most certainly was. So….I sauntered up the hill and pretended to take photos of the landscapes when Matthew bent down on one knee and popped the question. Of course she said yes….Look at those in love, happy faces. Congratulations Matthew and Jackie!
Marbin and Maria wanted to do a holiday portrait session and The Hotel Petaluma has the perfect backdrop for some holiday snow and Christmas decorations. We had fun shooting on the Petaluma River as well….Petaluma has the best locations for portraits!
Couldn’t have had more fun chasing little Nola around and the whole Wheeler-Pomatto Family. And what’s more awesome is that they are my family! 🙂 This Petalulma family portrait Session is just in time for the holidays!