About me

Hello There!

My name is Amanda my friends sometimes call me “Panda.” I am a California based photographer who captures authentic crazy love stories. My current home is the very foggy and sometimes sunny city of San Francisco. I explore this city with my goofball of a husband Michael. We take care of  two wonderfully crazy cats; Rumi and Poe – both named after poets. I am obsessed with Harry Potter, I drink lots of coffee, and I love camping in the woods.

I grew up surrounded by my grandfather’s epic collection of vintage film  cameras. It always sparked an interest and eventually I fell into the world of darkroom photography. After that first taste I was hooked. I absolutely love to photograph crazy in love couples and adventurous souls.

My Approach

I focus on the real stuff. I will be all over those cheeky smiles, fits of laughter, and happy tears. I don’t like to overly pose my couples, so I keep it simple, fun, and candid. I love to capture those spontaneous, imperfect and wild moments that you will cherish for years to come. Our time together may include wind in your hair, dirt under your feet and some crazy dance moves! Let’s have some fun and create something awesome!

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Where are you based out of?

I am based out of San Francisco CA. However I love to travel to new exciting places! Wherever you plan to marry your soul mate, contact me! Let’s create something beautiful!

Will you help us with our timeline?

Absolutely! I can answer all your questions and help create the timeline for the day.

How many images will we receive?

It varies depending on what collection you choose and how many hours I am contracted for. I deliver plenty of images to tell the story of your day!

When do we receive our photos?

I typically deliver your final gallery within 4-8 weeks! YAY!

Will you watermark the images?

NOPE not even a little bit! All your images will be delivered free of watermark!

Do you deliver RAW images?

All your final images will be hand edited by yours truly. They are delivered in JPEG format and at web & print resolution. I do not deliver RAW unedited images. I see it as my privlege and job to process your images beautifully so you have awesome images to look back on for generations!

What type of photo retouching do you do?

I am a full believer in natural beauty! It is because of that that I stay away from advanced retouching. I believe the images I deliver to you should look like you! That being said, I am happy to help a girl out with a pimple or two!

Do you have insurance?

Totally! I got you! I have business insurance that includes Liability coverage. If your venue needs proof let me know! I can send them a copy of my super cool insurance policy!

Okay! I'm interested how do I book my date?

YAY!!!!!! SO EXCITING! Please feel free to fill out my contact form! We can schedule a phone chat to see if we are a good fit! When you decide to officially book, we will sign a contract together and I will collect a 20% retainer fee to secure the date!

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