Engaged couple hold hands in a meadow at sunset. Azara Images Wedding Photographer

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      Oregon Coast Newlywed Session with Claire La Faye Wedding Dress   I met Kelsey and Braxton at the Lets Go Workshop in April. They were newlyweds just shy of their first-year anniversary. They had the electric... READ MORE East Bay Hospital Birth Story- San Ramon, CA.     When Aisan Hoss planned the hospital birth of her first child, she focused on her most important priorities. She researched an... READ MORE Grass Valley Birth Photography: A Fourth Time Mama’s Homebirth Story   Jessica is a doula, mother and all around bad ass warrior woman. This was her fourth baby and she birthed with the strength and confidence ... READ MORE Intimate Oakland Wedding in Joaquin Miller Park   Alia and Amanda got married in the Redwoods of Joaquin Miller Park, deep in the Oakland Hills of Northern California. Their intimate wedding w... READ MORE Golden Anniversary Evening On the drive to sunset meadow Kirsten & Peter told me the story of how they met and fell in love. It was at a festival, the kind Kirsten never goe... READ MORE Kaiser Roseville Birth Photography Story: First Time Mother   From the first moment I met Nicole and Tony, I could see that they were a very connected couple. They researched together, they planned thei... READ MORE Retro Ranch Wedding   Audra and Tal got married at the gorgeous riverside venue of Redwood Ranch in a small town near the entrance to Kings Canyon and Sequoia... READ MORE Tender, In Home Newborn Session During the precious few weeks after their daughter’s birth, Maren and Justin welcomed me into their Grass Valley home to photograph the tender... READ MORE Mother & Daughter Summer Evening One hot summer night Maria, Aela and I headed out to hike the woods near my house. It was August and the days were long and full of mosquitos. But sti... READ MORE Summer Farm Maternity Session Jessica & Joel asked to meet me on their neighbor's organic farm, the perfect location for a late summer maternity session. They displayed the swe... READ MORE