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The final session with the Brandts

The Brandt family will always have a special place in my heart. I photographed them in 2013 in this session when they were just a family of 3 before dad, Bruce, was deployed, and mom, Amber, was expecting their long-awaited 2nd child, Mia. Then, because Bruce...

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Downtown with the Rogers Family

If you’ve been following my work for a while now, the Rogers family are familiar faces. This was my 7th year photographing them (although we’ve numbered more than 7 sessions, at this point) and definitely one of my favorites, if not THE favorite. What I...

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The Echeverria Family

Old Fair Oaks Village, CA This family reached out to me after they saw a photo I took of my daughter’s overnight field trip on The Balclutha in San Francisco, posted on the school Facebook page. I knew their youngest from last year’s school production of...

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The Barbin Family

Johnny Cash Trail, Folsom Welcome back to the Barbin family who I last photographed in 2014. I think it’s fair to say the kids have grown a bit in the last five years. As they generally do, of course, but I almost did a double-take when Abby stepped out of the...

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The Fong Family

Old Sacramento 2019 If you’ve been following along for a while, it’ll be no secret to you that this family holds a special place in my heart. They were one of my first photo sessions ever, a decade ago, and are like family to me. I raced to the hospital to...

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Sacramento – 25th Anniversary

The local Big Brothers Big Sisters chapter is turning 25 and, in preparation for an upcoming anniversary celebration, the organization has been filming a video sharing the experience of what it means to be a big or a little. They asked me to join them a couple of...

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The Woodards – Land Park Family Session

Happy Fall! The season for family photos has officially begun with the Woodard Family. You may remember mom, Keilah, from my recent personal branding session with her. And if your local and her face is familiar it’s because she’s the awesome mom behind...

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Time to say Goodbye

November the 24th will be the date of my final session for Memories by Michelle.

It’s time.
In the last 10 years, I have photographed so many wonderful families, growing as a photographer and a human being in ways that I could never have imagined.

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Senior Session for Riley

Riley is a Senior graduating from Casa Robles this year. We celebrated his upcoming next chapter with a session in Old Folsom last week. I had never met Riley before but know his mom, Heather. I found him to be charming and sweet, although I’m sure no teenage...

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Personal Branding Photos for Keilah

Keilah is full of positive energy and that comes out in how she markets herself; she has awesome promotional chops. When we met at a local coffee shop recently to catch up, she let me know that she would love to get some photos for her real estate career that helped clients get a sense of her warm and fun personality, with a variety of images for different marketing pieces

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Jon Mini Session

OMG, Jon is just the cutest five year old boy, ever. But, like all boys his age, you can’t beat a good fart for a laugh. (See last photo.)

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London + Katana – Sacramento kids headshots

I first photographed twins, London and Katana, for Sacramento Parent Magazine’s cover kid competition about four years ago. They won – of course – and we got to hang out again a year later at a local kid’s clothing store for a subsequent shoot...

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Three Generations Session in Old Sacramento

What a fantastic afternoon I had with these three ladies in Old Sacramento this month! I had met mom, Kate, when I photographed her and her husband for some headshots late last year and was so excited to meet her mother and her daughter, Izzie, in a session...

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The Leddy Family – Placerville Photo Session

When your photography mentor, the person who has pushed you the hardest throughout your career to up your game, has believed in you and your potential even when you were ready to throw in the towel, and who herself has a successful decades-long photography business...

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