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Happy Father’s Day Too

A. Two posts in one day??? B. Yes, I am milking this Lulu shoot! I am going to stretch it forever and ever! But howView full post »

Last session of 2011

This was SUPPOSED to be the last photo session of 2011…I managed to squeeze in a last minute editorial shoot onView full post »

Mother’s Day

I think back to the last two Mother’s Days…I spent last year in San Francisco, and the year before in NewView full post »

Palm Springs Friendship

Imagine flying in from Canada, in the midst of winter, to the hot season of the beautiful mid century feeling of PalmView full post »

On a Rainy Afternoon

Scheduling an outdoor shoot in California is usually a low risk bet. Even in December. So when I was told that ourView full post »

Homage to Irving Penn


Oh My Gosh is right – It has been a MONTH!!!! of no posts…no facebook, definitely no tweeting…andView full post »

Man’s best friend

Sometimes words cannot express feelings and that’s when photos come in handy. But if I did have to use words, I&#View full post »


YAY! My own kids are back at school! It has been a LONG summer, and even though they were at camp for 8 weeks of theView full post »


A long time ago, before I came to America (with nothing but  $200 in my pocket and a dream…ok, it’s notView full post »

A Family Portrait

i love san francisco

I Love San Francisco, despite the cold, the wind and the hills and the fact that’s it a 6 hour drive from LA…View full post »

Pink and green

Getting ready for life that is….Turning thirteen can be a scary time for PARENTS, but K and M are just fabulousView full post »

Puppy love

Everyone loves a new baby…but does everyone love a new puppy? of course!!! How can you not!!!! Harley is a newView full post »

a song for shira

She’s my niece, or my niece a cousin once removed – if there ever was a definition for this relation- butView full post »

My heart goes out to….

I am very very lucky to get to photograph Mia- I photographed her for a holiday card that people are still talking aboutView full post »

Happy New Year!

my new year’s resolutions 1.  stretch my body every morning 2. watch one good movie a week 3. this one’sView full post »

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