“Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever… It remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything.” – Aaron Siskind

About Me

Hi, I'm Amanda! I dig moody vibes, organic pops of color, and using nature as my backdrop. My #1 goal is to make you feel comfortable in front of the camera. I hope you walk away from our session feeling like you just made a new friend. 😊

I believe love is love, black lives matter, and everyone deserves to be treated with kindness and respect.

In my free time, I enjoy running, baking, brushing up on my Mandarin, and exploring the Bay Area with my husband and our daughter, Lily.

“A thing that you see in my pictures is that I was not afraid to fall in love with these people.” — Annie Leibovitz

“The best thing about a picture is that it never changes, even when the people in it do.” — Andy Warhol


Nicole // San Francisco, CA

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Amanda is incredibly talented at her craft. She was responsive and courteous from the start. She arrived on time and ready to shoot. She was creative given the rain, and the kids all felt comfortable with her. The results are priceless. She is upfront on her turnaround time. Once we saw the final result, we can see the work that went into them. We will have and cherish these photos forever. If you are looking for a professional, kind and expert photographer, look no further!

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“To me, photography is an art of observation. It’s about finding something interesting in an ordinary place… I’ve found it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them.” — Elliott Erwitt

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Interested in a session or want to learn more about what my packages include? Please send me a message using the contact form below. I can't wait to hear from you!

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