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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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Families who have the most relaxed documentary sessions do these 7 things

While lifestyle sessions often seek to emulate the happy, bright, beautiful parts of real life, documentary photography is about capturing the real thing – which can feel a bit daunting to some. Here are some shifts that I have noticed make a difference in how relaxed a family feels during their documentary family session: 1....

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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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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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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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