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Hi, I'm Kara, a storyteller of life and love through photography.  This journal is filled with my favorite recent work, with a bit of my personal journey mixed in.  Feel free to browse around to your heart's content. Enjoy!

August 28, 2015

Launa grew up on a ranch up in the hills of Mt. Hamilton, which has been in her family for generations.  Not only is it BEAUTIFUL up there, it’s also the location that Launa and Francisco will be getting married this summer.  It’s so beautiful that they also wanted to do their engagement photos there, […]

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August 27, 2015

Ricardo sent me an email a few days before their engagement session and told me that he wanted to surprise Christine.  When he had originally proposed to her, it was in their living room in their pajamas with Christine’s mother’s modest engagement ring.  It was all very sweet at the time, but he wanted a […]

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August 26, 2015

Athena and Tyler were so much fun to spend the afternoon with!  We headed out to Coyote Hills Regional Park for their spring engagement session.  The sun was glowing and the wildflowers were blooming, and it couldn’t have been a more perfect day.  I also brought along my Contax for fun, and the film shots ended […]

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July 23, 2015

Sophia and Charlie’s first date was to go on a trail run (in the rain), and after spending the afternoon with them I can definitely see why.  These two are such an adventurous pair, and they love the outdoors!  For their engagement session they wanted to bring their dog, Camus, along, so we thought it […]

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July 23, 2015

Oh, how I love the city of San Francisco.  For all the times I’ve driven up to the big city to be greeted by a thick layer of fog, there are also times when I’m pleasantly surprised by a crisp clear day with blue skies.  This was one of those days: warm, sunny and beautiful!  I was […]

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July 23, 2015

I just adore Cindy and Oliver!  Back in January, we decided to explore around Palo Alto for their engagement session.  This was one of the more fun engagement sessions in my book because I got to explore a bunch of new places that I hadn’t been before.  We went all over – a stroll around […]

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