Category Archives: A Day in the Life

Why you want me at your home before you’re “ready”

I’ve recently started practicing a phone-free morning – for the first 30 minutes of my day, I don’t look at my phone. I have a timer set for 30 minutes and I can’t pick my phone up until the timer goes off. What I’ve noticed is that I have time to hear my own thoughts,...

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11 documentary family photographs from 2019

“Time is free, but it’s priceless. You can’t own it, but you can use it. You can’t keep it, but you can spend it. Once you’ve lost it you can never get it back.” – Harvey McKay It felt like 2019 went by in just a few blinks of an eye, but the more I looked...

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30 family photographs where I see love

Having worked with amazing families in the warm and intimate settings of their homes and hospital rooms, I’ve been gifted a real inside experience of love. Sometimes love is loud, sometimes quiet. Sometimes love is tough. Sometimes love is really obvious. Sometimes love is in the little things that might go unnoticed.

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Post-processing a tricky lighting situation from an in-home documentary session

I wanted to make this photo black-and-white, and make sure that we could still see mom in the final photo while keeping her fever-napping son as the main focus. If you’ve ever been curious about how exactly a black-and-white photo may come about when the lighting conditions are less than ideal – here’s where you...

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JENNA CHRISTINA PHOTOGRAPHY

 

Documentary newborn and family photographer serving San francisco Bay Area, San Jose, Oakland, Berkeley, Santa Cruz and surrounding areas

 

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