Underwater Minis

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SUMMER TIME AND THE LIVIN’S EASY… Warm weather, kids home from school, and you need a fun, unique activity for them. Book an underwater mini session to capture the pure joy of water play. You bring the smiles and fun props (mermaid tails, snorkle masks, what else can you imagine?), we provide the pool. Come […]

Bay Area Summer Adventures with Your Kids!

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There is nothing quite like packing up a bag and exploring our amazing Bay Area home with your favorite people. This summer, why not focus on experiences? Adventures are a wonderful way to bond as a family, keep the kids active, and make memories that will last for a lifetime. If you’re still in the […]

Mary Bea Photography is Here to Keep You Productive & Relaxed This Mother’s Day

Bay Area Family Photographer

Big news for Mother’s Day! The warm-hearted holiday is around the corner. I am SO excited. I mean, it’s not every day that you’re celebrated for finding the favorite hippopotamus water bottle (feared lost at the zoo), buying light-up shoes that are just as comfortable as they are cute, and making your signature seven-layer quesadillas […]

Fall Minis are Back Again!

Bay Area Family Photographer

Fall Minis are back again and apparently so is the idea of my blogging 🤪🤣 LOL.  Needless to say, it has taken a back seat this past year, but it has left more time for shooting so I’ll take that any day! It’s hard to believe but the holidays are just around the corner!  Are […]

Baby in a Brewery

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After having the new and delicious Hapa Brewery‘s milk stout at the Zanotto’s anniversary celebration this weekend I was reminded to post these pictures from a year ago this September!  I can’t believe what a big boy Nolan has grown into already and we’ve enjoyed many more wonderful lazy afternoons at this brewery!  Has anyone […]

How to Pick the Perfect Professional Photographer

Bay Area Lifestyle Photographer

If you’ve started the search for a photographer then you’ll know just how many options there are. Before you go ahead and book a professional photographer for a shoot though, there are a couple important things to consider. What style are you looking for? Photographers have different styles so you need to decide on someone […]

6 Photos Every Parent Needs of Their Children

Bay Area Family Photographer

Having a child is one of the best experiences life can give you. They grow up so quickly, which is why it’s so important to cherish every little moment and milestone. For parents, photography is a saving grace since it’s the one thing that helps them capture and preserve some of their favorite moments in […]

Family | Menlo Park

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I recently had the pleasure of photographing this fabulous Menlo Park family.  The last time we did a shoot together this little lady was but a baby and we had the incredible Golden Gate bridge as our backdrop because they had been living in picturesque Sausalito, CA. We here on the Peninsula are certainly the […]

Baptism | Palo Alto

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Sutro Baths | San Francisco

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