Yearly Archives: 2010

Boudoir Party – Citizen Hotel – Sacramento

I traveled up north for a boudoir party that rocked the Citizen Hotel in downtown Sacramento. The music was loud, the champagne was flowing and the girls were getting all dolled up. Cheri Bushey, the owner of Total Image Salon Spa & Boutique http://totalimagesalon.org/, in North Highlands, did a fabulous job on everyone’s hair. Six […]

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Roman Xavier – Newborn Session – Noe Valley – San Francisco

Roman Xavier is so tiny, so precious. When he was 5 weeks old, he weighed just 7 pounds. He arrived more than a month early, on Nov. 13, to the surprise of his parents, Jason and Jen. Roman enjoys listening to lullabies that his toy giraffes play and gazing at black and white patterns on […]

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Just Catering Holiday Party – Los Altos Hills – South Bay

There is something about a red martini daintily sipped in front of a giant Christmas tree covered with white lights and gold ornaments that gets one in the holiday spirit. That combined with the ching of champagne flutes and the smell of delicious food. I photographed Just Catering’s http://www.justcatering.net/ amazing spread at a recent private […]

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Family Portrait Session – Lake Chabot – Castro Valley

Debra ordered a portrait session for her grandchildren as part of a fundraiser for the Montclair Pet & Wildlife Fund. http://www.petandwildlifefund.org/. The Oakland hospital’s veterinarians help injured wildlife found by community members. I met the kids and their moms at Lake Chabot in Castro Valley. The leaves were still changing, just about a week before winter’s […]

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Sal & Baby Sal – Christmas Tree Hunt – Oakland

Sal and his son Baby Sal went Christmas tree hunting recently in Oakland and invited me along to document the outing. It was a gray, cloudy and crisp afternoon and lights dotted the Christmas tree farm making it glow. Baby Sal zipped around the place, helping his dad find the perfect Christmas tree, while munching […]

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