Category Archives: From My Heart

You are doing an amazing job

Two years ago one of my bestest friends in the entire world had a baby, but I couldn’t join her in Sweden until baby was already 3 weeks old. This is why I asked Minna (an amazing fellow documentary family photographer in Stockholm) to go take Fresh 48 pictures for her. Fast-forward to a few...

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11 gestures I would regret not having photographed

Moments with hands and gestures are something I find myself chasing at every session. Sometimes moments happen so fast that I might miss them, and these are some gestures I would have been really sad to have missed: 1 – Baby Cecilia was brand new, and her parents had their arms around each other while...

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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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On creating art versus capturing memories

I’ve always been a creative person – from making dress-up clothes out of mom’s leftover fabrics to waking my sleep-over friend up at 5am so that we can craft things to sell to my parents. I loved to draw, paint, create mini musicals, build. When we first moved to the US I had weekly, if...

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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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