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Central Park Engagement Photos | San Francisco Film Photographer

Central Park Engagement Photos on Film! These were taken during a photography workshop with this adorable couple. How cute are they? If you are a recently engaged couple, please take a look at my wedding portfolio and some couple portraits here. To book an engagement session, please contact Alpana at 415.580.2177 or drop me an […]

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Meghan - oh Alpana, these are awesome! I love every single one! 🙂

Jenny Owens - What a lovely engagement session. I love the way you shot the details and their portraits but them sharing the icecream is just the cutest.

Rebecca Lindon - Fabulous – this couple is just gorgeous and I love the pop of red throughout the pics.

Nicole Spangler - Ok. Can I please be them!?? Their style is amazing. The images are stunning!

Peter - Love these!

Sangeeta Roy - Fabulous ! Fantastic capture – colour, expression, contrast ! Amazing detailing ! Way to go Alpo !!

melanie - these are gorgeous!! i love their style, and i love how you captured them!! <3

A spring portrait | San Francisco Film Photographer

A spring portrait on medium format of Jamey. Makes me wish I had photographed more than one roll of film. I love that film makes me slow down and make every frame count. I can’t wait to share the gallery of images soon. Celebrate spring with a film portrait session. To do so use the […]

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meghan - oh man, that joy! Contagious. Beautiful portrait.

Jenny Owens - This is a lovely shot. I too often come away from a session wishing I’d shot more medium format film!

Rebecca Lindon - What a smile! So beautiful

Nicole Spangler - I love how happy she looks!

melanie - oh my!! what a cutie! love her hair <3

San Francisco Lifestyle Photographer | How to Steal a Dog

I found him the other day with this book “How to Steal a Dog”. My poor kiddo has been asking for a dog for a long time. Begging, pleading, bribing… “I am an only child and don’t have siblings. At least get me a husky. Or…I won’t play video games if I have a dog.” […]

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wendy laurel - beautiful per usual. one word of advice on the dog — you must love it and want to care for it too.. since it will actually be your dog. 🙂 (said from mom with 2 dogs owned by kids, right.)

Lisa - Love your work….. and you use of light in this series. The shadows on the wall….perfect!! Good luck with your decision! Dogs sure are cute and fun, but they are also a lot of work. xo

Lisa O'Dwyer - Love how you capture these fleeting moments Alpana! My son really wants a cat. He is reading the Warriors series of books now where the characters are cats 🙂

Stefanie Kapra - these are beautiful and honest. Great photographs

victoria o'leary - How do you think i ended up with a cat AND a dog….and a turtle….and two fish 😉 LOVE your eye…the light on the wall, the angles. Pure perfection!!

Narelle Bailey - These are great. Love your use of light. Really helps to convey the mood.

Jaine Kershner - love your use of light and shadow!

Lindsay Madden - Get the pup! It will be the best addition to your family. I couldn’t imagine life without my 4 year old fur baby. Beautiful images as always!

melanie - these are precious!

Helen Bartlett - I love these, the light is fantastic. The second one in is my favourite, lovely pictures

Kel Ward - Alpana, I could spend all day looking at your work! You’re so talented and your images are always so artistic and beautiful!

Sabrina Gebhardt - What amazing light. And what amazing variety. I love this.

happy new year!

Happy New Year! Who is ready for 2015? This year has gone by so quickly! So much has happened and so much hasn’t… that was on my mental list of to-do’s! I am hoping for a better 2015 and motivation to get started on some personal projects that have been on the back burner for […]

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Lindsay Madden - Incredible shots as always! Happy 2015!!

wendy laurel - you know how much I love this..

Lauren Guilford - Love this! And that is exciting news for the coming year, congrats!

Meghan Boyer - LOVE! As always, these are amazing.

Lisa O'Dwyer - Wonderful! You have a great talent for telling stories!

Jaine Kershner - love the motion in these images!!

Valentina - Such lovely images!! Happy new year!

Nicole Spangler - I love the urban movement in these images!

melanie - love these!! the motion is amazing…so fun! happy new year!!

Kel Ward - Very cool!

connie chang - happy new year! i also love the movement!

Holiday Mini Session

Had to share these fun Holiday Mini Session favorites with a new family I photographed recently. It was a short and sweet thirty minute session and usually just enough time to capture a “posed” family photo. However, to be true to my style, I try to sneak in some real moments when I can. And […]

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Marcie Lynn - Cute family! I love how you captured their kids personalities.

Danielle Defiore - These are stunning!! I love the composition and color.

wendy laurel - super cute and fun!!! love your minis!

Lisa O'Dwyer - So sweet! My favorite is the last B&W

Lindsay Madden - I love the light & the feel in these photos. Absolutely beautiful…as always. 🙂