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East Bay Mini Session | San Francisco Film Photographer

Here’s to an amazing summer and trying to squeeze in the very last of it before school, which for us is tomorrow. Mini Session, Anyone? Thought I would share some images of this lovely family that was referred to me by a dear client turned friend, whose family photos can be seen here. I loved […]

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rachna - Lovely photos, Alpana! I am sure Vani is over the moon with the adorable expressions you captured of her family!

vani - Alpana, you are a true artist and there is no other way to describe these pics as anything other than art – Prasad and I love the images you captured and like i said, you have to take our family pics for years from now on (at least till the kids are willing to pose). Thanks much!

Lindsay Madden - I always love your portrait sessions!

Emily Anderson - Aww! These are great! What cuties! 🙂

Kel Ward - Too cute!

wendy laurel - always so cute!!

melanie - these are adorable!!

Kelsy McCartney - what a sweet family!! adorable!

True Love in Napa Valley | San Francisco Film Photographer

Kate and Matt found each other through a chance encounter at a bar. After a few years of back and forth, and Matt battling cancer and surviving it, they were able to move toward their happily ever after. When Kate contacted me for a couples session, I was intrigued as it was not a typical […]

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Steve - Genuine smiles are the best!
Great session Alpana!

Danielle - I am always so uplifted by hearing triumphant stories of couples who encountered hardship. Love and marriage is never a promise of perfection, in fact it is typically a guarantee there will be suffering but the beauty and truth that manifests within that suffering, amidst the pain, is what makes it all worth it. Gosh these words and these images shake me to my core. So beautifully done Alpha! Bravo

Danielle - Sorry for the typo Alpana;)

Lindsay Madden - Wow. Seriously, stunning!

Kel Ward - Wow, these images are stunning!! What a gorgeous couple (and I’m obsessed with her freckles).

wendy laurel - gosh.. could that girl be any prettier?

melanie - these are so perfect!! i love the way you capture portraits!

Kelsy McCartney - Absolutely blown away by this gorgeous couple’s story and the way you captured them so beautifully!! Thank you for sharing their story, it really touched my heart! (and I LOVE her freckles too!!) <3

bobbijo - love love these!

mpmp - stunning photos, love the b&w photos especially!

Chicago in three days | iPhoneography

We spent three enjoyable days in Chicago this summer. It was a lot of fun as we stayed close to the Magnificent Mile and got in a ton of exercise. We walked anywhere from 5-10 miles in a day! Thought I would share some of the iPhone photos I took around Chicago. I did buy a […]

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Kel Ward - The fact that you took these with your iPhone only solidifies that you’re a true artist. These are fantastic!

wendy laurel - you are so great!!! I love how you see

Trish Barker - I love that you took these with your iPhone. So awesome!!

melanie - these were taken with an iphone?! they’re fantastic!!!

kelsy mccartney - almost looks like these were shot with a holga camera! awesome!

Jen O - You have a gift – So so great!