Monthly Archives: April 2010

Chris – Oakland

Chris lives in a house in the Oakland hills that has a pointy metal roof. There is a waterfall in the backyard and her home is surrounded by rosemary and jasmine and tons of flowers. I went to her house to do some  images for her real estate website. She gave me a bag of […]

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Sal and Baby Sal – Berkeley Rose Garden

I met Sal and Baby Sal at the Berkeley Rose Garden. Baby Sal had just woken up from a nap and seemed curious and wary about what was going on. As the 2-year-old’s grogginess wore off we started searching for spiders on rose bushes. Baby Sal zipped along looking for bugs on the stone walkway, […]

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Jesus & Olinda

Olinda and Jesus were in the San Francisco last week visiting their daughter Paola who studies at the University of California at Berkeley. They are from Bilbao in northern Spain. Paola bought her dad a portrait session for his birthday, and I walked up to surprise them in front of the Exploratorium in San Francisco, […]

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Theresa

Theresa teaches yoga instructors in Orlando in addition to working as a communications director there. She was a bit shy in front of my camera when we met recently at 7th Heaven Yoga in Berkeley to make some pictures for her to use for marketing pieces. She told me it made her feel better to fly all the way across the country, out of her comfort zone, to have the photos taken. Her discomfort vanished, however, as she started doing poses to demonstrate flexibility, strength and balance. She was so clearly focused and at peace in her element.

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Mandy & Maurice Engagement Session – SF – Legion of Honor, Baker Beach

I was cruising across the Bay Bridge this morning –  at the beautiful time of day when the sun is just beginning to glow from below the horizon but the moon has yet to disappear. It was blue and yellow and hazy. A lit-up cargo ship was cutting across the water. Jakob Dylan was singing […]

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