Category Archives: Family

3 reasons an introvert photographer may be right for your family

If the thought of scrambling together matching outfits, packing up your entire family for a studio or outdoor location session, and trying to smile naturally in front of the camera while being directed feels a bit intimidating for you – an introvert photographer with a documentary approach might be just what you want. 1. Quiet...

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Misconceptions about documentary family photography

Let’s talk about some common hesitations and misconceptions that I’ve heard some people say about documentary family photography: The photos will be messy because our home is messy While the photos will honor and showcase what your life looks like right now, there are often opportunities to make real moment photos with a mess-free background....

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51 things I’ve learned about documentary family photography in 5 years

I just celebrated 5 years since my very first documentary session. While it feels like these years have gone by quickly, I’ve collected *just a few* realizations along the way: 1. The 35mm lens could be glued onto my camera body – but having a 24mm on my 2nd camera body is a great addition...

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Documentary family “portraits”

While I rarely take traditional family portraits, I do try to catch the entire family in a picture in some way a few times throughout their documentary family session. You can take a quick family portrait at any time, with any camera – but getting photos that capture your dynamic and the story can be...

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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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