Category Archives: Personal

Sawyer’s 1st Birthday Party


Another successful Allex boy birthday party is in the books.   This time we were celebrating Sawyer’s 1st birthday. Here’s a look back to Sebastian’s 1st party.  I’m so glad a couple weeks ago (after talking myself out of it), I decided to go ahead and throw my special boy a big bash because you only turn […]

Sawyer 11 months


Disclaimer: Like the past several months I’m pretty late getting this post up…I had all the words written on time but finally got around to taking the picture today. Also this is the biggest smile I’ve gotten out of him in 11 months of these pictures.  Guess I should have had big brother helping all […]

Greg + Sara + May


I’ve been shooting my little heart out these past few weeks and finally have a chance to start getting them on the blog.  Be ready for tons of blog posts coming up!  I met the sweet family at a local park the other day.  One year old May and her awesome parents.  Either I look […]

Halloween 2017


So Thanksgiving is next week and I’m just now finally getting around to posting Halloween pictures.  This stay at home mom to two under 4 and working photographer (in the busy season) is no joke!  I’m getting clients their pictures back within a week of taking them, but that’s about all I’ve been able to […]

Life Lately


So much has been going on lately I figured I should do a little update post!   Photography- My business has really picked up and I’ve been basically booked solid all fall.  I have absolutely loved meeting so many new families, and taking so many great photos.  I’m so lucky to live in such a […]

Marc + Alissa + Laelle + Tovah + Boden


I love living in a ‘big’ city and Alameda is such a little gem.  (I put big in quotations because not everyone around here considers Alameda a big city…especially when we have San Francisco across the bay).  It’s the perfect place for families to live.  There are plenty of parks, the beach and cute little […]

Sawyer 10 months


It’s a good thing that Sawyer is almost one because I’m getting later and later with getting his monthly picture taken (and it’s getting harder and harder)!  I had this post written on time but I am about 3 weeks late with the picture. Just two more months until Sawyer is 1.  I better start […]

Matt + Rachael + Sebastian + Sawyer ~ Alameda, California


Since I have moved to Cali, I have been fortunate to meet two other photographers to trade photos with.  The first time I left the boys at home and met this husband and wife photographer team to take photos of each other.  This last time I met a fellow photographer who has two daughters closet […]

You are Beautiful


What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you see this photo of me? Here’s what my friends and family said about this photo when I posted it on Facebook. I almost didn’t post it…I almost didn’t post it because “it’s my bad side” because of my crooked tooth.  I almost didn’t […]

7 Years!


Today is Matt and my 7th year anniversary!  So much has happened in the 10 years we’ve know each other.  We met in Indiana the year after I graduated from college.  He was working for a racing team and I was living at my parents house substitute teaching. We met on Match.com and instantly hit […]