Category Archives: In-Home

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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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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Why you want me at your home before you’re “ready”

I’ve recently started practicing a phone-free morning – for the first 30 minutes of my day, I don’t look at my phone. I have a timer set for 30 minutes and I can’t pick my phone up until the timer goes off. What I’ve noticed is that I have time to hear my own thoughts,...

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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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