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Best Outdoor Family Photo Locations in San Jose, CA

Clients often ask me — “where should I have my photo session?” While I love hosting families in my studio, it’s hard to beat the gorgeous scenic outdoors of the Bay Area for spectacular family photos. Here are a few of my favorite San Jose, or nearby, outdoor family photo session locations: Gamble Garden -…

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Planning Your Wall Art

Choosing wall art for your home can seem like an overwhelming task – but it doesn’t have to be!  Save yourself a lot of stress with these helpful wall art planning tips to get the ball rolling before you even have your photo session.   Process: Choosing where to you’d like to hang your images…

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Full Newborn VS Lifestyle Newborn

The biggest difference between the lifestyle and full newborn session is the infinity blanket collection of poses that are done in the full session. These poses are done on a large beanbag with posers and lots of little helpful tools. They are simple and naturally beautiful. If these are the type of images you envision…

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SitHappy Welcome Guide

Click through to view the information on SitHappy Production sessions and tips for planning a successful session. Please let me know if you have any questions!

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Studio VS Outdoor

How do you know where to have your session? Here are some helpful tips to determine if a studio session or outdoor location is best for you. There are times that the studio is the perfect location for your session, and other times that you just can’t beat being out in the beautiful California scenery.…

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Getting My photo taken

Menu HOMEABOUT MELET’S GET STARTED Portraits Babies Senior Portraits Weddings Products Ordering GuideLIMITED EDITION SESSIONSBLOG I’d love to… A photographer friend was doing a model call for mommy and me images. I excitedly offered Blake and I, as I hadn’t hired a photographer for a family session of us since his newborn session, which I…

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Milestone Session Planning

Menu HOMEABOUT MELET’S GET STARTED Portraits Babies Senior Portraits Weddings Products Ordering GuideLIMITED EDITION SESSIONSBLOG What is a Milestone Session? Portrait sessions in baby’s first year are often called milestone sessions because they are better planned for when they gain a new skill rather than turn a specific age. For example the six month session…

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Prepping for a successful kid photo session

Child’s Play: kid-friendly photo sessions They grow up fast – be sure to document these extra special, extra FUN years with a children’s photo session! We will take into account your child’s playful personality with their distinctive attributes resulting in a memorable series of images that illustrate who your child is inside and out. Each…

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Planning for your newborn session

Menu HOMEABOUT MELET’S GET STARTED Portraits Babies Senior Portraits Weddings Products Ordering GuideLIMITED EDITION SESSIONSBLOG Congratulations on your new bundle of joy! As you know, they grow and change so fast, and that is why it is best to do newborn photos within the first 10 days of your baby’s arrival. I’ve found it to…

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Digital Files – Do you need them?

  I am a professional photographer aimed to create an amazing photo experience for you, today and for years to come.   I believe the digital files are not necessary to purchase due to the services I provide. I offer you with something better than digital files, an intuitive online gallery including all of your…

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