Archive for December, 2017

Welp, that time of day again… to fall in love with a child you’ve never met.   Mari turned two this month and I stopped by Cambridge for my 6-month check up with this absolutely incredible family!  Mari is SO CUTE!!!   Not much good using a bunch of words to describe Mari, Jimmy, and Anna when I have all these photos!!  Enjoy!  Thank you!  LOVE!!!

GIRLS!!!!!!  What an honor to be able to document this family growing up!  There isn’t a nicer bunch of girls (and their parents) anywhere.  They’re nice, beautiful, smart, hilarious, generous, and talented.  I genuinely feel so lucky to be this family’s photographer.  They’re the best!!  Enjoy! Thank you! LOVE!

Danielle and Aaron are raising just about THE nicest boys on Planet Earth in Ewan and Zander.  The kids are being home schooled, and the whole family built this tiny house together.   From how I understand it they decided to build this house just to learn the skills it takes to build a house…. how’s that for earnest?  The house is parked in their friend’s yard where the boys have made an entire Kid Kingdom.  This kingdom has restaurants and condos and a slack line and a garden, and a handful of other absolutely adorable details.  Every trash day the boys take their shopping cart and ‘shop’ up and down their street to be able to build more things to add to their kingdom… and this is in their downtime when they’re not helping their parents nail and glue and build a second home.    This family is kind and creative and smart and so insanely generous in spirit.  I cannot remember being with a family  more tirelessly creative, kind, and cooperative, and I just love them so much.   Here’s to raising NICE BOYS!!  Here, here!  Thank you so much for inviting me into your lives like this.  I love you guys!

STOP IT with these two two-year-old twin girls (and a little brother on the way), Lu and Lani!  Tina and Bill let me come over before the girls woke up so we could do a candid Day In The Life style shoot (which I so deeply appreciate!).  There’s not much I can say in words that you won’t be able to see in these photos:  SUPER sweet, beyond adorable, independent, cuddly, cute little girls and their beautiful parents.   Please enjoy this incredible Mill Valley family!

Best best best best.  Period period period period.   Every single child deserves a life like Vivian and Sloan have:  fun, silly, full of love and safety, but…just SO MUCH SILLY FUN!!   What a great, great family.  This is the second time I’ve photographed these guys in San Francisco, and I love them more every time.  This time I went down the street to pick them up at school with Jimmy and Birgess, and we just played around all afternoon and I listened to them laugh.  Enjoy.  Thank you.  LOVE!!

I photographed Paige and Marlo’s wedding on the island of Aitutaki in The Cook Islands in 2008.  How stoked was I!?!?  Holy shit.  And before that I was Paige’s personal trainer and friend, but for years we have totally lost track of each other.   So, when I went out to San Francisco last month I was *stoked* to end the trip with a stop at Paige and Marlo and Ollie’s place near the airport.  They’re as happy as ever and Ollie is just like his parents:  smart, kind, interested in so many things, and an all around well traveled, great kid.  I love these three.  Enjoy! THANK YOU!

It took a bout of cancer for Kim and Sebastian to meet, but Kim reflects that it was all worth it now that she has Seb.  Kim randomly lost her voice last year, and when it didn’t come back after a week or two she saw a doctor.  Thyroid cancer, paralyzed vocal cords, and a large (second) benign tumor in her neck were revealed.   In what I can imagine was a scary and stressful time she found a loophole in her lease that allowed therapy dogs –   Soon after she went to an MSPCA auction and found a scraggly, shaved, one-eyed poodle puppy that needed a home.   The rest is history.  Sebastian is SUCH A GOOD BOY!  Oh mah lord, he’s so sweet and so smart and so good and so cute.  Kim and Sebastian have the kind of beautiful love that I can relate to as a dog mom of three. 🙂 . I absolutely LOVED photographing these two, and I’m so happy for BOTH of them that they found each other.  Talk about a silver lining. 🙂 . Love you guys.  Thank you so much. t

My friend, Erin, introduced me to this incredible family seven years ago, and they have gained permanent residency in my heart since.  And since then, they have grown by a Will and a Jon (to add to their already perfect Andrew and Heidi, Karl and Chi).   We sortof screwed up this shoot because we were hoping that it wasn’t going to be raining *that badly* at the Golden Gate Bridge.  A possible funny memory, but not a great idea for photos.   Welp, no one was harmed in this shoot, and they’re still THE cutest family I know.   So, enjoy… the link earlier in this paragraph is their first shoot if you want to see how adorable a little girl can actually get. 🙂 . Thank you so much! LOVE!

I’m lucky enough to call Joelle a friend from yoga.  And I’m also lucky to have been able to photograph her super sweet family at their gorgeous Summer home in Groton Long Point, CT.   It’s one of those homes where I actually bit my fist off because I loved it so much.   It’s right out of the movie, Moonrise Kingdom and every other nostalgic memory you’ve ever had ever for a home.  The rain was about to arrive so we moved furiously, but it caught us anyway… so we kept shooting.  Kids play in the rain, and so do adults.  Being able to photograph IN the rain is one of my favorite things ever and I’m so glad it was with a family that valued photography, family, love, and life so much.   Thank you so much! Love!

Love me the Enwright Family, I do!  I grew up with Christian, the dad, and I don’t think there was a single time we were together where we didn’t laugh.   And low and behold, tweny (ish) years after our high school graduation was the first time I met his incredible wife and children.  I’ve been in Family Love every since!  These kids are hilaaaarious (as are their parents) and everyone is kind and cool and nice.  It’s a really nice treat to be near them.  This year Meghan wanted to do something funny and different so she asked me to come along when they got their Christmas tree in Marshfield.  The thing about photographing in the dark is…there’s no light.  I still chased them around for the night and ended up in their gorgeous home.  I love you guys. THANK YOU SO MUCH!