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San Francisco Film Photographer

It is flattering to be hired by another photographer but a bit nerve racking as well. DJ is an awesome photographer and asked me to do a family portrait session. He shoots mostly film and I thought it wouldn’t be right to capture them digitally only. So I decided to challenge myself and photograph their […]

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Sera Petras - What a sweet moment with these two!

Lindsay Madden - What a beautiful moment & that light shining on them makes this image extra special. Stunning!

christina - So gentle. Beautiful Alpana!

Lisa O'Dwyer - A beautiful moment! makes me dream of summer!

Trish Barker - What a sweet moment. Beautiful.

wendy laurel - you should always shoot film. just breathtaking.

Amber Snow - Adorable! The light and color is great too.

Mirelle - Perfect shot!!!!

Carolee Beckham - such pretty light and a tender moment

Rachel May - So beautiful!! the light is amazing!

jody savage - love this tender moment!

Krystle Akin - Love this image!

Kimberly Barnes - Beautiful shot!

suzyb - I’m so glad you went all film on this Alpana, i cannot wait to see more!!! This photo is gorgeous!!

Medium Format Film Portrait

My boy at ten years. Contax + XP2

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Sandra Coan - gorgeous!!!

Kimberly Barnes - Beautiful!

Jodi - Very striking but in a calm way. Those eyes……….

Marcie Lynn - As always, stunning! His eyes…so amazing.

wendy laurel - gorgeous per usual. better get those portraits while you can… its get dicey getting cooperation in those teen years .. at least with my son 🙂

Ashley Kelemen - Such a stunning image!!

Kristin - So gorgeous!

Christine Sargologos - Gorgeous boy. This is perfect.

Mirelle - I love this image!!!!

kel ward - Gorgeous!

mumbai seen through a holga

A few photos taken with Holga, a toy camera in the Tardeo area of Mumbai during my trip this February.

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Magali - These are fabulous! Love all the double exposures. 🙂
I just used a Holga in Mumbai once at a workshop & I’m been dying to buy one, but for now I find 120 quite expensive as compared to my dear 35mm.

Pamn - You are so talented! Love these.

alpana - Thanks Magali and Pam! It is like a nice little surprise as you don’t know what you are going to end up with.

Renee Giugliano Photography - These are awesome! Love them all!

Corey Sewell - Absolutely stunning images, Alpana! Love them!

alej keigan - how fun – very intriguing shots!

Christy Johnson - Absolutely gorgeous!!

Jessica Washburn - Love these!

Heather Puett - Very unique and beautiful!

Anna-Karin - Aww these are so great! I love seeing these documented through your point of view. Great work as always Alpana!

Yvonne - Love these! Very creative.

Lina - Beautiful and inspirational.

hide and seek

i busted out the film camera to finish off this roll of film. the light was beautiful but challenging. i shot around thirteen frames and eight or more are keepers. the rest are silly faces. he was pretty patient with me this time. the first picture in this series happens to be my favorite of […]

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Tim - Awesome! Film is so delicious. Wait until you try medium and large format. Love!

andi - beautiful, alpana!!! love the lighting and your boy is just so darn cute.

kristi - the most incredibly handsome child in the world……so lucky to have such an equally incredibly talented mama to document that for us all 🙂