Hello I'm Jennifer
I am SitHappy Productions

Is time literally going faster?  I just can't get a grasp how quickly it goes, but the good news is I have great images to remember all the fun along the way.
Your special little people are only little for a short amount of time, make sure you have quality images that make you smile to enjoy on a daily basis.
I preserve all of my clients images indefinitely to help keep the memories alive and useable for years to come.

I am a mama of one cute ginger boy Blake.
An ex-athlete, though I still play a pickup game of flag football when I can.
A bit loud and I love to laugh, which many people tell me is infectious. 
I was born and raised in San Jose and love capturing the vast diversity of the south bay. 
I feel honored to capture your special moments with you. I like to keep things simple.
If you like what you see in my portfolio, you're going to love your photos. I believe every picture I take and give you should be frame-worthy and I feel it's my job to help you in every step of the process for you to treasure your timeless images of those that mean the most to you. I look forward to capturing your wonderful memories!

 

If you want a funny personal story about me, ask how SitHappy got its name.

My favorite photos

My son (7 months) and my first niece (6 months) for some quick park photos as the sun was almost gone. A little editing to remove some extra support to keep Blake upright and pure cuteness. 

I take a yearly picture of Blake on this rock in the middle of the creek up at my parent's property, far off the beaten path. The first year is a large thin wrap on my bedroom wall. This year I wanted to do something extra and created a media merge of photo and video - the audio really makes it. 

I love being the photographer at a wedding more than any other role. This bride and I have been friends since high school and won't let anything get in the way. I was thrilled with all the photos of the day, but not missing the emotion between these tight knit girls was essential.

Let's capture it, preserve it, and enjoy them everyday.

It wasn't until I had my son Blake and was moving into my home that I realized how hard it was to pick images and decide on how to display them on the walls. I was a photographer. I had many amazing images of my son, friends and family. And I was still overwhelmed and continued to push off the task of decorating my home with my art.

I want to help you with this task, while capturing timeless images of those you love and cherish. You can never have too many photos, especially with how quickly our little ones grow.

My formal training is in video production from Chapman University and Santa Clara University.

I went back to my roots of photography in 2006 and have since been apart of capturing over 80 weddings, many adorable newborns, and a heartwarming amount of families. 

Always in my bag

• Canon 5D Mark IV DSLR, or 2
• 24-70mm 2.8 lens
• 70-200mm 2.8 lens
• Reflector
• Remote shutter
• Battery backup
• External flash

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Why hire me?

Friends and customers who have hired me describe me as kind, patient, fun and most of all someone who genuinely cares about my clients. And it's true! Most of my clients become my friends, and I just love getting to photograph families year after year and seeing babies turn into toddlers, and toddlers to kids, and soon teens and high school seniors. Photography is kind of an intimate process, and I do my best to make you comfortable and at ease every step of the way. I truly want you to cherish and love your images.

Planning Session

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I search for the perfect location and help find great outfits and accessories to compliment your look and session style.

Picture Time

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Smile and get ready to have fun. We'll make the most out of a short amount of time with lots of connection and emotion. I'll do whatever it takes to get great images.

Reveal and Ordering Session

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Getting to drool over all your images and plan your new display is a lot of fun. We figure out the best images for your spaces. 

Highest Quality Photo Products

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Products typically arrive within one week of ordering. It's exciting to see your gorgeous images on the walls.

The Portrait Process

Pre-Planning

{ 3 - 4 weeks prior to session }
Determine location, styling, props, and how you want to display your images.
Taking the time to discuss what you want from your images will help us taylor a smooth session and not miss important details.

 

Paperwork

{ 2 - 3 weeks prior to session }
Be sure to sign contract and pay deposit to hold your session date.
Contracts are important so you know what you are receiving and how. 50% session fee deposit due to hold your date.

 

Session

{ Ready to smile and shine }
Have fun! We've already discussed what to do to prepare for a smooth session, so now just trust me and enjoy your time.
Bring some fun accessories, snacks and water. Make a day of it since you are looking so fabulous, go out for ice cream to reward the kids or a nice dinner to get the most from your new outfit.

 

Post Processing

{ 1 - 2 weeks following session }
I take care of this. Picking the best images, removing blinks, duplicates and bad snaps. Perfecting color, contrast and crop to make them really shine.

 

Reveal & Design

{ 10 - 15 days following session }
A presentation of your beautiful images,  showing you how your images will look in your space. Review our amazing products and determine what is best for your style. I will help you design a collage or determine the best image for over your mantel. This is a lot of fun!

 

Art for your walls 

{ most products arrive 1 week from ordering for you to enjoy for a lifetime }
Final touch up edits are made on your ordered products, proofs are sent for approval before printing begins. Most products arrive within a week of order, some take a bit longer, (I will let you know estimated dates for your order). Items are wall ready and will be hand delivered to you or available to pick up at the studio. Need help hanging them, no problem, I'm happy to help!

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