Jenna and Adam are having another baby

My wonderful sister-in-law Jenna is due to give birth to my new niece in about three weeks! I’ve been shooting (and sharing) family pictures of these beautiful people for many years now, of course, but one of the most memorable shoots was in Hawaii during Jenna’s pregnancy with Logan (I was also pregnant with Perry at the time, and we took a joint babymoon – so fun!). We decided to keep that in mind as we did this shoot. Here are a few highlights from that original maternity shoot: Idalia and I made a quick weekend trip up to Seattle[…]

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Andalucia day 8: Estepona

Today I’m in Madrid for a work meeting. Spain is still lovely, as it was when we were in Andalucia…which makes me remember that I really ought to post the final installment from our Andalucia trip! So without further ado: day 8 was New Year’s Eve! We spent the day doing two things: 1) nothing, and 2) going to the spa. We spent the evening buying food for our little en-suite picnic and ringing in the new year. It was absolutely perfect. We stayed at the Gran Hotel Elba Estepona which was a tremendous deal since it was the off[…]

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Nafplio

We intended to spend a night on one of the islands, but (and apparently this isn’t at all unusual) the ferry boat service was on strike. So being confined to dry land, we went for a drive out to Nafplio, which was absolutely gorgeous. There are two big rock hills in town; our hotel was at the top of one, and a castle was at the top of the other. There was also a tiny island in the water that had a castle built on it. CASTLES, people. The island castle when we approached: …later on, at night (this was[…]

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Photos from Baja

I’ve been to London and back post-Baja, but am finally getting around to posting some of my favorite shots from the trip. Juan and I drove his Westfalia from San Francisco to San Jose del Cabo, covering the whole of Baja on the way (as one does). It was my first time in Mexico and really couldn’t have been any more awesome. For example(s): There are a lot more photos I really like in the trip album.

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I did not die in a tsunami

In fact, it was pretty anticlimactic. A couple of hours later we saw these horses doing what all the humans had been doing all day–hightailing it to high ground and watching the water below. And just to prove a point, tonight we climbed out onto the rocks by Kailua beach to check out the tidepools. The full moon, combined with the 5dmkII’s stellar (lunar?) low-light capabilities, made for amazing landscapes…

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Array Interactive shoot

Saturday, Emily and I did a shoot for our friends at Array Interactive. We needed to get some standard headshots, but their direction was “we want to look cool”. We shot in two locations: the San Jose Diridon train station (for their cement, hard-cornered tunnel and for a “going places” feel I wanted to try), and the top floor of a parking structure in downtown San Jose for the views and urban feel. The headshots turned out nicely–shot in low light as the sun was already down (this was the last thing on our schedule), but with my 5d Mark[…]

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Tibet photo album

I’ve gone through everything, finally, and have an album of photos from Tibet that I’m really happy with. I’ll probably monkey with one or two a little more, but basically I think I can put these photos to bed and focus on some newer ones! Here are a few that weren’t in the original “quick & dirty” album I put up right after I got back:

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