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Documentary family photography is about holding space for who you are

As more and more families are getting excited about documentary family sessions, a few things need to be emphasized: Trust that you are enough just as you are The most important aspect about documentary family photos is to capture who each family member is, how everyone interacts, and in what ways everyone contributes to the...

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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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A documentary family session might be perfect for you if…

The most important part about any type of family photography is to freeze the now, so that some day you and yours can look back at this time in your life later. A documentary newborn or family session might be the perfect fit for you if… … you feel awkward around cameras “We were looking...

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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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