Tag Archives: at home

finale • fourth of july 2011

Every year, we invite family & friends to potluck & enjoy front row seats to see the local fireworks from the balcony of my parents’ house. It’s a late-night gathering, because the fireworks display begins after it’s completely dark–usually around 9:30 PM. As the kids get older, they are more likely to stay awake long […]

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laleh & kaveh • the shannon-noghreh family welcomes twins!

In January, I had the pleasure of doing pregnancy portraits for my dear friend, Linda. Two weeks ago, her twins arrived via natural childbirth! “Baby A” became beautiful boy Kaveh, & “Baby B” is the lovely little girl Laleh. Linda is an amazing woman who makes having twins, nursing twins, diapering twins, & all manner […]

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waiting for ting-ting • the hsieh-schumacher family

Yvonne is an looooong-time friend of my sister’s; they’ve known each other since fifth grade! Over the years, I have gotten to chronicle the friendship among nine of their classmates. Now, most of them are married with children, & every so often I get to marvel at how my little sister’s friends are all grown […]

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marco • kid warrior

Marco & his mom Aimée are true free spirits.  My photo sessions with them are always spontaneous & led by Marco’s interests & energy.  A year ago, he dressed himself in camo and a motorcycle helmet, as well as took me for a dip in his jacuzzi, dressed in a wetsuit & life-jacket.  This year, […]

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