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 […]

Top Tips for a Sensational Senior Photo Session

Photo Tips

It’s completely normal to feel a little awkward when taking senior portraits. Many seniors tend to feel self-conscious about their appearance because they feel uncomfortable taking photos on their own. Below are our top five tips for taking on your senior portrait with grace and confidence and leaving with photos that you will love for […]

Holiday Family Session | San Jose

Session Shares

I just LOVED this Mom’s approach to designing her family’s style for their holiday photo session this year.  She had seen in Vogue that this year’s hot color was a deep red wine/burgandy – she took that and ran with it and what resulted was just exceptional!  Note her fabulous deep red shoes, the jumping […]

‘Tis the season…Ok, maybe not quite yet!


It’s been a long work in progress (over a year!!) but I finally have completed Dillon’s Christmas stocking and I couldn’t be more thrilled with out it turned out! This was by far the largest needle point project I have ever undertaken let alone completed and I know Mom would be oh so proud of […]

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