Category Archives: From My Heart

What documenting families for 5 years has taught me about parenthood

The thought of having kids ties a little scared knot in my stomach still – but seeing how others do the parenting thing has shown me that maybe I, too, could survive at parenthood someday. There are a bunch of lessons that I learned as a psychologist, and have seen in practice while following along...

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The timelessness of black-and-white family photography

For nearly 1.5 years now I’ve been co-working with fellow family photographer Maki once a week – and for a while now we’ve talked about me photographing a Year In The Life for her family. As we were finalizing the “paperwork”, she sent me a text that I grabbed this snippet from: “Please do all...

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8 reasons to print your photos

  7 years ago there was a wedding. Short ceremony, mom-made dress, 68 loved guests, a middle-of-the-night “we are out of wine!” panic run, burlesque dance performance by the bachelorette party, a photo station, seven cheese cakes, and a mother-of-the-bride who was missing as it was time for said cheese cakes. And lots and lots...

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Do you see your family obligations as opportunities?

Ever since I was the height of a fire hydrant, I DREAMED of the day I would own a dog. Dreamed of the day I would get to take my dog out. Dreamed of the day I would run with her in the forests, on the beach. Dreamed of the day I would teach her...

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JENNA CHRISTINA PHOTOGRAPHY

 

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