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Family and Maternity session at Nestledown

A few family and maternity portraits done during a wedding at the beautiful Nestledown venue in Los Gatos. It certainly was a little crazy trying to capture this cutely dressed little guy during this busy event, following him around guests and the festivities. I was happy to capture a few on my medium format film […]

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Elise - These are gorgeous Alpana!

High-school Senior Portraits in Chicago | San Francisco Portrait Photographer

Since I haven’t blogged forever, I had a burst of ambition to share a recent urban session with a high-school senior while in Chicago. It is a different kind of session, one that I enjoyed with this young man against the city backdrop. When my photographer friend Dena hired me for these portraits there was […]

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dena robles - We keep coming back and looking at these! We both love them, it is all SO him. I am very partial to his smiley ones, as such a serious kid, nothing warms my heart more than his grin and laughter.

Reach for the Stars | San Francisco Baby Photographer

As a professional baby photographer, Alex contacted me to book a Mother’s Day Session for his wife Chita and their new addition. A few years back I had documented their wedding and she continued to stay on my mailing list. Every once in a while, I would get a message from her and one of […]

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Cynthia - I love the moments and color in these images. What a beautiful session!

My Photo Shot on iPhone6 in the Apple World Gallery

The above Shot on iPhone 6 image above was licensed by Apple for their current World Gallery campaign. It was among the very first images I created with my new iPhone with my boy and his friend Zach. These two call themselves twins as they are born on the same day! Am excited to share […]

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Kel Ward - This is seriously INCREDIBLE, Alpana!! I want to walk by one of your images out in public and yell, “I know her!” Congrats.

An Angel Island Playdate

To photos that remind us that everything becomes a memory. To right now, passing like water in every breath, to happier times slipping in tendrils through our fingers, to friends who make villages who make chains of hands to lift us from the deepest holes, we are saying thank you no matter what, and fighting […]

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Kel Ward - This location is super cool, but you and your artistic eye brought it all to life. The light, the expressions, the subtle wind in the hair…nailed it!

Trish Barker - Gosh I love your work. So beautiful.

Meghan Boyer - Ok, next playdate, I want in on! Your work is always amazing Alpana, and of course I just love Amy and her beautiful tribe. <3

Sandra Coan - Love these! What a fun day!!

Linda - This looks like an amazing place. Looks like you guys had fun. Great photos.

East Coast Family on the West Coast | Bay Area Photographer

This one is one of my favorites where the little guy jumped into mama’s arms while we were doing some headshot photos. From a recent session with this gorgeous family visiting the bay area from the east coast. I spent a very enjoyable afternoon with some of the most polite kids I have photographed. Mom […]

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Kel Ward - I just love your work, Alpana! Your clients truly do get fine art images of their families.