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  1. Cook Family | Oregon Woods Session

    21 Oct 2017

    Kicking off Fall with my longest standing customers (who keep getting cuter) in Southern Oregon was a treat! Harmonicas, bare feet + explore-hungry boys makes for an ideal woodsy afternoon. Toss in a vintage Mustang and a couple’a pups - you’ve got yourself a dreamscape. Take a peek at my…


  2. Carolyn | Berkeley Home Session

    21 Feb 2017

    I find people most enthralling when listening to their stories. Carolyn is full of stories (both spicy + sweet) and getting to know her through conversation & film, revealed she is equal parts powerhouse and warmth. We shot in her deliciously lived-in Berkeley home with a rich history and breathtaking…


  3. Cook Family | Southern Oregon

    06 Jan 2017

    I look forward to my annual Cook family shoots because those little blonde boys keep getting bigger and faster every year! Running around with new puppies + superhero capes in the rain is as adorable as it sounds, take a look!  Facebook | Instagram | Email | Book a Session


  4. Andrea’s Surprise Birthday! | Mark Hopkins Intercontinental Hotel

    22 Dec 2016

    Photographing a surprise birthday party is just as wild + fun as it sounds! The Mark Hopkins Intercontinental Hotel penthouse suite views, popping champagne, and a late night trolley car ride made for a perfect night in the city!  Check out the glamorous evening for yourself + get in touch…


  5. Angeles Portraits | Palace of Fine Arts

    22 Dec 2016

    It’s not a New Years Resolution if you make the choice to self-improve before the year ends, right?! Right.  Spruce up your portfolio, LinkedIn or social platforms to start the year off with a bang! Head shots don’t always have to be against a sad white wall under sad florescent…


  6. Fair Family | Holiday Mini Session

    09 Dec 2016

    A quick holiday mini session at the Christmas tree farm? Please + thank you! Scouring for smiles from my nephew as well as the perfect fir was a challenge I fully accepted over Thanksgiving weekend. Love being able to make memories as well as make work with those I hold…


  7. Rachel McCord Creative + Leaden Ceramics

    03 Dec 2016

    Get a couple of freelance females together and pretty thrilling things are bound to happen Couldn’t be more proud of my kind + talented friend Sam Leaden and her newest endeavor as a maker - her first collection under Leaden Ceramics! I consider it a pleasure to be small part…


  8. Holiday Mini Sessions | Book Now!

    11 Nov 2016

    It’s time to get a mini-dose of the holiday spirit brewing & catch a few shots with your main squeeze, bff, whole family or just your damn fine self - book now through December for a killer (quick + painless) deal!  Here’s the deets, 30 minutes + $150 = 20…


  9. Wilbur Family | East Bay Family Session

    11 Nov 2016

    Cozy colors, fall foliage & running after little kiddos at golden hour is absolutely my favorite way to spend a Saturday! Getting to work with a fun family like the Wilbur clan made for a seamless family portrait session in Pleasanton at Alviso Adobe Community Park! A family who dabs…


  10. Baker Family Mini Session

    10 Nov 2016

    The last time I saw my dear pal Shannon and her clan, tiny Lola was swaddled up like a sleepy little burrito. Now she’s teaching me about spiders, giving the best hugs & makes me nearly cry with her exuberance, sweetness & sass Friendships caught on film are even better…


  11. Studio Visit with Tamara White

    22 Aug 2016

    There are few things more valuable than observing an artist at work and discovering intricacies of process first hand. I was fortunate enough to be warmly welcomed into the cozy Berkeley studio of mixed media visual artist, Tamara White for an inside scoop! Her work is just as lovely as…


  12. Studio Visit with Tamara White

    22 Aug 2016

    There are few things more valuable than observing an artist at work and discovering intricacies of process first hand. I was fortunate enough to be warmly welcomed into the cozy Berkeley studio of mixed media visual artist, Tamara White for an inside scoop! Her work is just as lovely as…


  13. Studio Visit with Tamara White

    22 Aug 2016

    There are few things more valuable than observing an artist at work and discovering intricacies of process first hand. I was fortunate enough to be warmly welcomed into the cozy Berkeley studio of mixed media visual artist, Tamara White for an inside scoop! Her work is just as lovely as…


  14. Pizza, my heart!

    19 Aug 2016

    Summertime calls for nights with friends, dinners made by hand & enjoying it all while the sun goes down on the city. Pizza, is clearly the soulmate of so many of us - it was time it had a little visual lovenote written to it before rapid consumption, right? Right…


  15. Cozy Family Session at Home | The Johnson’s

    20 Jul 2016

    New families always give me chills and giggles & my girl Hannah is building a beautiful one, starting off first with little miss Lena Violet.  It’s so bizarre to see the sweet friend you used to pull all nighters with bonding over photoshop and vending machine snacks in undergrad, to…


  16. McBeach House

    05 Jul 2016

    Being surrounded by as many of my McCord’s as possible is always my happiest place & I hustle to make it happen any chance I get! Continually thankful for these people who I get to call home, regardless of what our addresses might be. Turns out our an annual Oregon…


  17. Pinnacles National Park | 120mm Film

    01 Jun 2016

    Getting out of the city is high-priority since I memorized my street’s bus schedule purely by sound far too easily. Pinnacles National Park is a little woodland gem tucked away a few hours south of the city. On second thought, hand holding my Yashica film camera 3.5f, without a tripod, …


  18. Barista Faire | Blue Bottle Coffee

    09 May 2016

    My home Blue Bottle cafe, Sansome in the Financial District of San Francisco, hosted a Barista Faire for its Northern California Baristas! We had live music, prizes, access to various department heads within the company, learn about upcoming products, try a triangulation cupping and throw-down in a friendly latte art…


  19. Coffee Palate Development | Blue Bottle

    24 Mar 2016

    When your love for your day job & your side-hustle/dream chasing/freelance work happen to coincide… you better believe that collision is nothing short of magical! Working at Blue Bottle Coffee Co. as a barista has been such an enriching & valuable part of my life & work! I’m thrilled to…


  20. The light on Haight Street

    15 Mar 2016

    Sometimes you just have to strike when the golden hour light is hot, ya know?! My sweet pal MJ helped me hang my curtains in my new place today & then we got a little lost in them, naturally.  It feels good to make some new casual work in my…


  21. Give the gift of visual art!

    31 Dec 2015

    Sometimes it takes all year to make work you’re thrilled about & this year I gifted mine to my sweet family. Keep an eye out for more of my dabbling with illustrated type and portraits! Cheers to many more creative years for you all, my friends Are you in the…


  22. A year in Portraits | 2015

    28 Dec 2015

    2015 has been full of many things - starting in Portland & ending in San Francisco with new jobs, friends, addresses & lots of steep learning curves. But as far as my work goes, it has been full of fantastic people willing to spend their time in front of my…


  23. Max | Cozy Newborn & Family Session

    11 Dec 2015

    Is there anything better than snuggling a squishy perfect new baby? My sister & brother-in-law just so happen to be professional baby snugglers in their new regime as parents. A cozy day at home with my new little nephew & his family is just what the doctor ordered. I can’t…


  24. Hoppy Christmas!

    02 Dec 2015

    Family traditions run deep with my McCord clan & this year we added two tiny new additions to traipse over treetops with! Every year we hop over treetops after we hunt for & cut down our tree! It’s been so fun so see our family grow. Happy Holidays pals, to…


  25. My Nephew Max

    22 Oct 2015

    Goodness, you would think that after two nephews & a niece I would be more than used to the aunthood process, but I am floored by this fella. Already a heavyweight heartbreaker and a total bundle of delightful little wiggles & warmth. Ugh - man Max, you’re the best. Much…


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