3 Favorite East Bay Locations for Family Portraits

The East Bay is a gold mine of beautiful parks and outdoor locations for family and business portraits. Family photographers like myself tend to like and go to their favorite locations as they know the light and colors of the locations during particular times of day and during different seasons. While I love to try new […]

Mitzvah Photography — 3 Benefits to an Announcement Photo Session

As part of my bar and bat mitzvah packages I offer a complimentary Announcement Photo session in the months preceding the mitzvah. Like a wedding Engagement photo session, these Announcement sessions in that it serves 3 major purposes for bat/mitzvah and their family.

Tips for Child Actor Headshot Photos

Here are some tips for stage-parents who are planning their child’s acting headshots photo session. Headshots are critical for an actor. It’s their first step to getting an audition as casting directors and agents go through so many looking for the right fit for the part. A professional photographer knows how to create a portrait with great lighting, posing and background.

Berkeley High School Senior Portrait–Rachel

Rachel is one of those people who are naturally at ease in front of the camera. She came prepared for her high school portrait session in my Berkeley studio with a large selection of great clothes and hats. I love her style: a mix of steam punk, Victorian and 50’s chic.

3 Generations and a Community Celebrate Nathan’s Bar Mitzvah

Last weekend I had the pleasure of attending Nathan Magid’s bar mitzvah as a guest.  No photos, no running around making sure I get all the important people and details of the day.  It is great being part of Berkeley’s Beth El community where I have many friends and where I have watched many kids grow up. […]

Summer Special for East Bay Senior Portrait Sessions

Summer is the PERFECT time for a Senior Portrait session.  Schedule a summer-time senior portrait session before the craziness of back-to-school begins again.   It’s also a time to save money.  While it stays light late and while teens feel relaxed and have a sun-kissed look, book a session and receive 40% OFF your sitting […]

2013 Senior Portraits June Special 50% OFF + 1 Day Special 75% OFF

Sofia is a newly hired Senior Rep and attends St. Mary’s College High School.  As you can see, Sofia easily shows both her edgy attitude and her love of nature.  We had a great shoot at the studio as well as in Tilden Park.  When you’re booking your own Senior Portraits, and if you’re a […]

Zoe–Senior Portraits 2013

Zoe is a new Senior at St. Mary’s College High School.  She’s also one of my Senior Reps for the Class of 2013.  Zoe has a great sense of style, has a great play list of music and was willing to let loose and have fun modeling during her photo shoot.  We explored a variety […]

It’s not too early or late for Senior Portraits…Class of 2012 and 2013

One of my specialties is photographing high school seniors.  They’re just full of energy, ideas and attitude.  This is a great time of life…on the thin line between childhood and independence.  My senior portrait sessions are NOTHING like the lame ones kids have to endure for the year book.  Mine sessions are fun, individual, and […]