Greetings and welcome to my hand-spun blog+site. My photography journey has been incredible! It began with fun, then grew into passion, then I discovered profound love for it and there was no looking back. Please look around, the pictures here are the reflections of how I see the world. Enjoy exploring it.

Melanie & Madyline || Sacramento Roseville family portrait

I was ecstatic when Melanie asked me if I would have a session with her and her little one Madyline. Melanie herself is a photographer based in Grass Valley/Nevada City. I have worked with her on quite a few weddings over the past two years. I have known her as a photographer, a peer; this time I had the opportunity to know her as a mother of a beautiful seven year old daughter. She is super sweet inside as she is outside.

Sep, 02, 2009

Last week Melanie and Madyline cruised down to Roseville to shoot with me. We drove to a near by Golf Course area to capture their fun moments. The time of the day turned out to be perfect. The light was beautiful (if you don’t know, I’m all about using natural light). I loved the look of dry grass and tall trees. Madyline was super excited to show off her cat ears and acrobats she did with mommy since she was a little girl. We were able to capture a few of those moves as well.

I was a little nervous going into this shoot having Melanie as my subject. But, it was gone right away. She is absolutely gorgeous in front of the camera. Thank you so much, Melanie and Madyline, for coming down all the way, taking the pain of walking through the itchy dry grass and letting me take these wonderful shots of you! Now enjoy the images …

  • Melanie: Nudrat, Thank You SO MUCH! I'm literally in tears right now because I LOVE the photos! Amazing pictures with my girl who's growing up SO fast= priceless! You are amazing and I have so much gratitude for you! Melanie
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