When I think of my best tips for family photos, I realize they’re all about making the shoot feel great. When you and your family are feeling upbeat and relaxed, a photographer can better capture all the love and happiness that makes for magical family photos. What to Bring & Wear Pack Light Family photo […]

January 4, 2021


Tips for Family Photos (Make it Fun!)

One of the questions I get asked a lot in my work as a Marin County photographer is, “What should we wear to our family photo shoot?” I’m glad people ask! Because there’s a lot I can do to make you and your family look amazing but one thing I can’t change is how outfits […]

October 30, 2020

what to wear to your family photo shoot


What to Wear to Your Family Photo Shoot

Intimate Family Photoshoot at Home This lovely family reached out to me after reading one of my blogs on lifestyle photography for personal brands. They loved the style of the personal branding photos but instead wanted a family photoshoot at home. So that’s exactly what we did! I documented their delightful family as they went […]

May 19, 2020

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Tender and Authentic Family Photoshoot at Home

I know I’ve featured a Phoenix Lake engagement session, but this location is also one of my favorites for Marin County family portraits. I’d like to share one of these with you today; it is just too adorable to keep to myself. I love Phoenix Lake for the trees and the water, and also its […]

March 13, 2018

Brother Sister family photos


Marin County Family Portraits: The Rosenbergers at Phoenix Lake