Kathleen Felion Photography: Blog https://www.kathleenfelionphotography.com/blog en-us (C) Kathleen Felion Photography kathleenfelion@gmail.com (Kathleen Felion Photography) Mon, 16 Mar 2020 06:41:00 GMT Mon, 16 Mar 2020 06:41:00 GMT https://www.kathleenfelionphotography.com/img/s/v-12/u947660607-o91909577-50.jpg Kathleen Felion Photography: Blog https://www.kathleenfelionphotography.com/blog 85 120 Baby Girl! https://www.kathleenfelionphotography.com/blog/2014/11/baby-girl Mom and Dad Michol and Jason are expecting a baby girl on New Year's Day!  Michol had sites picked out for our session and husband Jason was at the ready with props! Super sweet people and I really enjoyed making these memories with them!! Congratulations!

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kathleenfelion@gmail.com (Kathleen Felion Photography) https://www.kathleenfelionphotography.com/blog/2014/11/baby-girl Mon, 10 Nov 2014 00:43:30 GMT
Jolene & Ryan! https://www.kathleenfelionphotography.com/blog/2014/11/jolene-ryan Engagement sessions are the best!  Jolene and Ryan wanted a country style theme and we found some great areas in Newcastle and Auburn Folsom Road / Kingmont Road to have all the beautiful fall colors as a back drop - and of course, we were out there at the Golden Hour to capture this gorgeous couple!  Congratulations! 

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kathleenfelion@gmail.com (Kathleen Felion Photography) https://www.kathleenfelionphotography.com/blog/2014/11/jolene-ryan Sun, 02 Nov 2014 01:47:00 GMT
Welcome Baby McKenna! https://www.kathleenfelionphotography.com/blog/2014/10/welcome-baby-mckenna Baby McKenna arrived on Monday, October 20 - big sisters Lana and Mailea and mom Tricia and dad Mike were awesome to work with during our newborn/family session this last Saturday!  We are shooting the 1 year package for the family so check back and see how McKenna has grown at 3 months, 6 months and her first year! 

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kathleenfelion@gmail.com (Kathleen Felion Photography) https://www.kathleenfelionphotography.com/blog/2014/10/welcome-baby-mckenna Mon, 27 Oct 2014 06:27:40 GMT
Meet the Graduate Brina!! https://www.kathleenfelionphotography.com/blog/2014/10/meet-the-graduate-brina   Brina is about to graduate and will use some of her photos for announcements of her pending graduation from Sac State!  We had an awesome session!  All the fall colors were out and the rain held while we walked (and drove) to different sections of this beautiful campus. Thank you Brina and congratulations!! 

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kathleenfelion@gmail.com (Kathleen Felion Photography) https://www.kathleenfelionphotography.com/blog/2014/10/meet-the-graduate-brina Sun, 26 Oct 2014 05:39:05 GMT
Baby Face! https://www.kathleenfelionphotography.com/blog/2014/9/baby-face  Babies are the best! This little guy was so happy to be naked and just rolling around on his parents bed in front of some really great late morning natural light - Meet little Leo!   Photographing babies is sometimes a challenge as they move so quickly - just be ready for anything!

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kathleenfelion@gmail.com (Kathleen Felion Photography) https://www.kathleenfelionphotography.com/blog/2014/9/baby-face Mon, 29 Sep 2014 04:00:00 GMT
Party Night! https://www.kathleenfelionphotography.com/blog/2014/9/party-night Think about a photo booth at your next gathering! This was made at a sweet sixteen black and white ball in Folsom this last September. We set up a photo area for the guests with White and Black backdrops and props - This was the kids best "brat pack" pose - we had so much fun with these kids - all 80+ of them that attended!  

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kathleenfelion@gmail.com (Kathleen Felion Photography) https://www.kathleenfelionphotography.com/blog/2014/9/party-night Sat, 20 Sep 2014 04:00:00 GMT
Dr. Forrester https://www.kathleenfelionphotography.com/blog/2014/7/dr-forrester Dr. Shavawn Forrester from  Truckee is a Nutritionist that contacted me for her website photos. Honestly one of the funnest sessions I've had in a while.  Photos were taken around Donner Lake inlet just next to Memorial Park.  She was so much fun to work with, very bubbly and up for just about anything. Isn't' her smile infectious?! 

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kathleenfelion@gmail.com (Kathleen Felion Photography) https://www.kathleenfelionphotography.com/blog/2014/7/dr-forrester Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:04:37 GMT
Callum!! https://www.kathleenfelionphotography.com/blog/2014/7/callum Happy 1st Birthday to Callum!!  He was a total doll and made a huge mess of his smash cake!! Photos were taken at Diamond Oaks Park in Roseville, CA

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kathleenfelion@gmail.com (Kathleen Felion Photography) https://www.kathleenfelionphotography.com/blog/2014/7/callum Mon, 14 Jul 2014 03:59:41 GMT
O'Connor Family https://www.kathleenfelionphotography.com/blog/2014/6/oconnor-family Great session with the O'Connor family - Shot at Hagan Community Park in Rancho Cordova, CA  Mom Molly, Dad David and Kids Bella, Sophia and Lucas - thank you for the opportunity to work with your amazing family!!

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kathleenfelion@gmail.com (Kathleen Felion Photography) https://www.kathleenfelionphotography.com/blog/2014/6/oconnor-family Mon, 23 Jun 2014 06:14:40 GMT
Introducing Piper Grace! https://www.kathleenfelionphotography.com/blog/2014/6/introducing-piper-grace Mommy Amanda, Daddy Tyson and big sister Desiree welcomed Piper Grace to their family on Monday June 2nd!  What an amazing newborn session with this little bundle.  She was so good and so content under the lights!

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kathleenfelion@gmail.com (Kathleen Felion Photography) https://www.kathleenfelionphotography.com/blog/2014/6/introducing-piper-grace Tue, 10 Jun 2014 21:40:33 GMT
We Are Family! https://www.kathleenfelionphotography.com/blog/2014/6/we-are-family Meet the Purifoy Family! 

This family reunion was held in South Lake Tahoe this past Saturday - last time they were all together was 1999!

Great people and I really enjoyed spending the afternoon with all of them!! 

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kathleenfelion@gmail.com (Kathleen Felion Photography) https://www.kathleenfelionphotography.com/blog/2014/6/we-are-family Tue, 10 Jun 2014 14:24:57 GMT
That Special Gift! https://www.kathleenfelionphotography.com/blog/2014/6/that-special-gift Kristy is a repeat client of mine - she is so gorgeous and so easy to work with. Her man is in the Army and deployed in Afghanistan - this session is going to be made into a calendar that she will present to him when he gets home in November - what a great idea and a special gift for this lucky guy!! Thank you Kristy!

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kathleenfelion@gmail.com (Kathleen Felion Photography) https://www.kathleenfelionphotography.com/blog/2014/6/that-special-gift Tue, 03 Jun 2014 01:08:43 GMT
Yard Work https://www.kathleenfelionphotography.com/blog/2014/5/yard-work Sometimes you just need to take a break and see what comes into the yard! 

Shot with Canon 60D, 85mm, TV (shutter priority) 1/500, ISO 100, f/3.5 HK 0544HK 0544

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kathleenfelion@gmail.com (Kathleen Felion Photography) https://www.kathleenfelionphotography.com/blog/2014/5/yard-work Tue, 27 May 2014 01:59:05 GMT
Barnes Family https://www.kathleenfelionphotography.com/blog/2014/5/barnes-family This was a fantastic session with the Barnes family!  This wasn't just a family photo session, it was a celebration of the 1 year birthday for baby Noah. Noah was a NICU baby born in May of 2013 at just 932 grams (2 lbs).  He is truly a miracle!  Thank you to older brother Cole, Tracy Ann and David for inviting me to photograph your amazing family!

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kathleenfelion@gmail.com (Kathleen Felion Photography) https://www.kathleenfelionphotography.com/blog/2014/5/barnes-family Sat, 10 May 2014 17:22:00 GMT
The Greatest Gift https://www.kathleenfelionphotography.com/blog/2014/4/the-greatest-gift Welcome to the world baby Jace!   I was so honored to shoot Christina and Justin's wedding, then Christina's maternity session, and finally the newborn photo's of their Baby Jace.  This shot was taken during a little break in the action when the baby needed to take a feeding break - some of the best photographs come when you aren't planning them. Love this shot of Christina so intently focused on him and comforting her little man. 

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kathleenfelion@gmail.com (Kathleen Felion Photography) https://www.kathleenfelionphotography.com/blog/2014/4/the-greatest-gift Sat, 26 Apr 2014 17:02:00 GMT
Creative! https://www.kathleenfelionphotography.com/blog/2014/4/creative This photograph was made on Easter sunday this past April. I had traveled to the peninsula to see my family and on my way home to Colfax I saw the sunset was really beautiful coming up to San Francisco. I took the long way home via the Golden Gate Bridge, ( much prettier drive than highway 80), and stopped at Chrissy Field, then to the Marina to take some sunset shots over the small craft harbor.  Walking back to the car, I noticed this group of condos on Marina Street that had the reflection of the sunset in their windows and part of the arch of the GG Bridge! It looked liked the units were on fire from the inside. 

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kathleenfelion@gmail.com (Kathleen Felion Photography) https://www.kathleenfelionphotography.com/blog/2014/4/creative Mon, 21 Apr 2014 17:02:00 GMT
Holy Filoli! https://www.kathleenfelionphotography.com/blog/2014/3/holy-filoli Filoli Gardens in Woodside CA is a site to see!  If you haven't made it through, you need to go!

After the 1906 earthquake, many wealthy San Francisco Families relocated to the Peninsula and built large estates.  A number of these families made their fortunes in the railroad, mining, banking and mercantile boom of America's Gilded Age.  Filoli is the last of these estates remaining on all it's original 654 acres.  Built by Mr. and Mrs. William Bowers Bourn II, who lived here between 1917 and 1936, the estate was sold to Mr. and Mrs. William P. Roth in 1937.  In 1975, Mrs. Roth donated the estate to the National Trust for Historic Preservation.  Today the property is open to the public from February through October with the help of more than 1,000 volunteers. 

 

Mr. Bourn created the name "Filoli" by combining the first two letters from the key words of his credo:  FIght for a just cause, LOve your fellow man; LIve a good life."

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kathleenfelion@gmail.com (Kathleen Felion Photography) https://www.kathleenfelionphotography.com/blog/2014/3/holy-filoli Tue, 25 Mar 2014 23:09:45 GMT
She's Having a Baby! https://www.kathleenfelionphotography.com/blog/2014/2/shes-having-a-baby Christina is having her first child in April and this photograph shows how fun she is - Maternity shoots don't all have to be serious shots! 

Have fun with your session and think of ways to bring out your clients personality! 

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kathleenfelion@gmail.com (Kathleen Felion Photography) https://www.kathleenfelionphotography.com/blog/2014/2/shes-having-a-baby Fri, 28 Feb 2014 06:45:21 GMT
Mother and Daughter https://www.kathleenfelionphotography.com/blog/2014/2/mother-and-daughter Had a great time today with Malissa and her daughter Kailea in Old Sacramento! 

Malissa is a photographer herself, and has a lot of photographs of Kailea, but not many of the two of them together. 

Now she does!

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kathleenfelion@gmail.com (Kathleen Felion Photography) https://www.kathleenfelionphotography.com/blog/2014/2/mother-and-daughter Mon, 24 Feb 2014 06:42:33 GMT
Portraits: The Eyes Have it https://www.kathleenfelionphotography.com/blog/2014/2/portraits-the-eyes-have-it The human body is truly miraculous machine, and nothing compares to the eyes! 

Getting in close and really focusing on the window to the soul  is the goal!!

This is the beautiful Christina Mae and her incredibly blue eyes! ( no editing of the color at all!)

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kathleenfelion@gmail.com (Kathleen Felion Photography) https://www.kathleenfelionphotography.com/blog/2014/2/portraits-the-eyes-have-it Sun, 23 Feb 2014 17:34:24 GMT
Mother Nature https://www.kathleenfelionphotography.com/blog/2014/2/mother-nature Early last week there was a heavy fog layer that came over Colfax - once the sun broke through a little it was beautiful.  I was in my pajamas mind you, and I did get some looks as me and my bed hair traveled down my street to the main road, but it was worth it! 

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kathleenfelion@gmail.com (Kathleen Felion Photography) https://www.kathleenfelionphotography.com/blog/2014/2/mother-nature Thu, 13 Feb 2014 05:52:48 GMT
Newborns! https://www.kathleenfelionphotography.com/blog/2014/2/newborns Photographing newborn babies and children in general can be tasking, but with patience and being ready at a seconds notice, the great shots DO present themselves.  This is 10 week old Silas and his very handsome beanie hat.  He was awake for most of the session and just started to fall asleep towards the end of our shoot. 

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kathleenfelion@gmail.com (Kathleen Felion Photography) https://www.kathleenfelionphotography.com/blog/2014/2/newborns Thu, 13 Feb 2014 05:11:01 GMT
Happy New Year!! https://www.kathleenfelionphotography.com/blog/2014/1/happy-new-year New Years Eve. San Francisco, CANew Years Eve. San Francisco, CA New Years Eve in Beautiful San Francisco, CA ... No better place to be.  The night was absolutely beautiful!! No Fog, no rain, no wind and a moonless sky, which makes for the best night photos.  Unless you're trying to shoot the moon in which case these conditions would be a disaster.  Fireworks were blasted from just behind the Coit Tower and made a perfect reflection on the Bay water.  

Canon Rebel T2i, 3.2 Aperture, 5 sec shutter and 100 ISO 

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kathleenfelion@gmail.com (Kathleen Felion Photography) New Years https://www.kathleenfelionphotography.com/blog/2014/1/happy-new-year Fri, 03 Jan 2014 02:33:42 GMT
Today's Photo Story https://www.kathleenfelionphotography.com/blog/2013/12/dolor-it

Boudoir is such a fun type of photography, even though I have a horrible time spelling BOUDOIR - Danielle is a professional hair stylist in Roseville, CA  and we had a great day shooting her sexy side!  She also has a great sense of humor which is important in getting a natural pose and a relaxed setting.  Let's face it, this can be a little intimidating to be so exposed on camera.  Being a people person as they say is important and letting go and allowing things to be unscripted is crucial in getting your subject to look as natural as possible and get them to loosen up and show their natural side.  This session was shot at my photo studio in Colfax.

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kathleenfelion@gmail.com (Kathleen Felion Photography) Boudoir https://www.kathleenfelionphotography.com/blog/2013/12/dolor-it Sat, 14 Dec 2013 23:10:00 GMT