a very special session | team carone | chicago family photography

Pretty much everyone knows I grew up just outside of Chicago, IL – specifically a small town called Cary, whichView full post »

sweet home chicago

I will be heading back to Chicagoland for the month of June through July 6th for a few sessions as well as much neededView full post »

blue eyes galore | Saratoga Children’s Photography

I have photographed this adorable family for a number of years now, and every time I sit down to do a blog post aboutView full post »

Yes, pouts can be so cute | San Jose Kid’s Portraits

Sometimes the cutest pictures are not the perfect smiling shots. We all love those, but sometimes the images that makeView full post »

Miles, Dizzy, & Satchmo | Pet Portraits | San Jose Rose Garden

A few years ago, I was pulling away from the studio in my car when I saw a man walking three beagles. My first thoughtView full post »

Nathan | A Little Man Now | San Jose Children & Family Portraits

We love getting to capture this little guy. It is always fun for us at ALP to see how much he has grown over the yearsView full post »

two sweet little ones | los gatos newborn portraits

The holiday season was a busy time for us… hence very few blog updates during that time – we were just tooView full post »

sister sister | los altos family photographer

I love sessions with older siblings! More families should do a sibling session like this. The purpose of this sessionView full post »

Willow | San Jose Studio Family Photography

Brrrr…. it’s been so cold and cloudy lately! We love any time the sun is out during these cold winter monthsView full post »

Humane Society of Silicon Valley | Pet Photography

When the HSSV (Humane Society of Silicon Valley) first approached us about doing a session for them we were so excitedView full post »

Mommy & Me | Mini Sessions | south bay children’s photographer

This blog post is way overdue (as are many!) but so many beautiful images resulted from these sessions that I stillView full post »

all the way from berkeley! | san francisco bay area kids photographer

These three kiddos belong to my friend Laurie, who grew up with me outside of Chicago. Laurie is, in fact, the firstView full post »

Baby Madyson | Willow Glen Newborn Photographer

We recently had the opportunity to go to this family’s beautiful home in Willow Glen to photograph their preciousView full post »

Baby Gabriella | San Jose Newborn Photography

We are happy to introduce baby Gabriella. This family is not only one of our favorite clients but also personal friendsView full post »

spring fashion show in willow glen

Quick little post with a few images and a video of a fashion show I shot at Willow Glen’s Garden Theater. ThisView full post »

mommy + me mini sessions | san jose children’s photography

We are very excited to announce the first in what might potentially be a series of limited edition mini sessions! InView full post »

baby luella | san jose baby photographer

What a wonderful day for ALP! This little beauty made our job so easy! We don’t have a single picture she doesn&#View full post »

rose garden family photoshoot | san jose kid’s photographer

As a San Jose kid’s photographer we love getting to experiment with all kinds of different settings in this areaView full post »

rewind to the 1960s | Retro POP! | san jose fashion photographer

As a photographer, every now and then you need to step outside of your box and shoot something totally different to getView full post »

fall leaves | san jose family photographer

We love working in our studio but we are so grateful and excited anytime we get to shoot outside of the studio. We didnView full post »

sweet newborn baby girl | san jose children’s photographer

As a Bay Area baby photographer, we see so many beautiful newborns but isn’t this little doll just the cutestView full post »

marissa and her peacock friend | san jose children’s photographer

Meet Marissa…and her peacock friend! Marissa is one of our favorite girls to shoot. We just love photographingView full post »

skylar & aksel | san jose kid’s portraits

In 2007 we got the opportunity to photograph baby Skylar. Oh how time flies because here we are 5 years laterView full post »

you asked for it… we answered: headshot mini sessions!

The Details: Headshot Mini Sessions at the Studio March 14th & 16th, 2012 10 am – 12 pm (4 slots per day)View full post »

teeny tiny little addison | santa clara county newborn

This is little baby Addison. She is the tiniest baby I may have ever photographed, at just under 4 lbs! This was aView full post »

little carmen | a little dimpled doll | san jose baby photography

Continuing on with this Blogapalooza… meet little Carmen. She is such a little sweetheart. I met her just beforeView full post »

baby jacob | the perfect newborn | san francisco bay area newborn photographer

This little cutie was born earlier this year to our good friends, Rob and Lyndsay. This session took place a while backView full post »

sarah | a girl and her horses | los gatos high school senior pictures

I absolutely love everything about photo shoots with horses. I love the barns, the landscapes, and the relationshipView full post »

zane | cool baby with a cool name | san francisco bay area baby photographer

Does this baby have the coolest name ever? I love names that start with Z! With a name like that, you are destined forView full post »

monica | rock and roll | los altos high school senior pictures

I love when my high school senior clients come in with great ideas! Monica had seen a prior picture I had done of aView full post »

nathan | ready for action | silicon valley baby photography

This little guy was such a pleasure to photograph. I shot his newborn session several months prior and really lovedView full post »

viki | gorgeous sunset portraits | san jose senior portrait studio

Viki called us this summer with some great ideas for her portrait session. We both love the concepts we see in FreeView full post »

logan | perfect little guy | san jose newborn photographer

This post is sooooo long overdue it is not even funny. This little guy stars on my our new newborn website. He justView full post »

open house | seam collection | san jose photography studio

Open House & Seam Clothing Private Trunk Show Thursday, September 22, 2011 4 pm – 8 pm Co-hosted by AmyView full post »

tucker | portraits of a gymnast | cupertino high school senior pictures

Meet Tucker (a great name for a gymnast, don’t you think?!). I was pretty excited when I had a gymnast come inView full post »