Anjali and Praveen's San Francisco Maternity Session


Anjali and Praveens maternity session started in Lover's Lane, a SF natural landmark and ended at Baker's Beach to capture sunset in front of the Golden Gate Bridge. 

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Celebrating Parenthood Maternity photoshoots with first time parents are some of my favorite moments to capture for folks. It’s this season of a little bit of uncertainty and excitement and this photoshoot at Lake Merritt in Oakland is no different. I capture maternity photos between 30-35 weeks for new moms. I find this is a […]

Oakland Maternity Photoshoot at Lake Merritt

Couple standing in front of tree and smiling at each other

September 20, 2022

My Brother Got Married! I’m a little late in posting this blog as this wedding happened on March 8, 2022 (Yes, that’s international women’s day!). Better late than never. Friends, my sweet brother Christopher finally tied the knot. Chris and Kelsey met a few years ago in Huston, Texas when Chris transferred to the city […]

San Francisco City Hall Wedding | Chris & Kelsey

Married couple celebrating with champagne on the beach

September 9, 2022

Hey mommas, let’s start with: Congratulations! You’ve done it, you just carried your little one for 9+ months and now it’s time to celebrate. On your list of things to do post-baby, besides survive, is probably to find the right photographer to capture your little. Researching a local photographer who fits your style can be […]

What is Lifestyle Newborn Photography?

September 2, 2022

Lissi + Chris celebrated their marriage with an intimate beach wedding in Santa Cruz, California filled with fun, color & joyful moments.

Intimate Beach Wedding in Santa Cruz, California

April 15, 2022

Okay you’ve heard the word “mini session” thrown around quite a bit, but what does that actually mean for a photographer and client? Simply, a mini session is a shortened photoshoot where clients receive a limited amount of photos usually for a reduced cost compared to a full session. Every photographer handles mini sessions a […]

Mini Photoshoot Guide: 5 Ways to Prep for your Mini Session

5 ways to prepare for your mini photoshoot | Shannon Alyse Photography

April 7, 2022

Enjoy Mike and Riane’s Maternity photos in Palo Alto! These two showed off their bump in a cactus garden and a redwood forest.

Redwood Forest + Cactus Garden: Maternity Photos in Palo Alto

Married pregnant couple posed in a cactus garden. Photos by Shannon Alyse photography

April 3, 2022