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Introducing Reclaim Collaborative (+Reclaim Black Friday)

Introducing Reclaim Collaborative (+Reclaim Black Friday)

Amidst the endless servings of lemons that was 2020, I made some damn good lemonade by co-founding a company called Reclaim Collaborative with two inspiring badass women—Manpreet Kalra of Art Of Citizenry, anti-racism educator, and Rachel Faller of tonlé, zero-waste...

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Fall Engagement Photos at the Palace of Fine Arts

Fall Engagement Photos at the Palace of Fine Arts

Is there any place in SF that’s more romantic or more quintessentially “San Francisco” than the Palace of Fine Arts? For backdrops there’s lush foliage, stunning architecture, and textured old walls. You can’t beat it for versatility as a shoot location. As a San...

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San Francisco Product Photography Pays Off

San Francisco Product Photography Pays Off

So with the landscape of everything drastically changing in the last two months, I've been pouring myself into discovering my way forward. Into recreating and reshaping who CJP is and who figuring out who I want to be and what will bring me joy. I am so excited to...

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How To Handle Postponing A Wedding During A Pandemic

How To Handle Postponing A Wedding During A Pandemic

The First Half of 2020 Is Cancelled Have you seen that meme about if 2020 was a slide?  Not to worry if you haven't because I've got it right here...let me tell you when I saw it I laughed and cried simultaneously...a lot. Pretty much sums it up right? The world is at...

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Studio Photography Ideas: What to Expect, Wear, and Bring

Studio Photography Ideas: What to Expect, Wear, and Bring

Hello hello! This resource is for those wondering what to bring to their photoshoot at Chloe Jackman Photography Studio! Hopefully, these tips and tricks will help formulate some studio photography ideas before you arrive for your day of glam.  Jump to: Personality...

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San Francisco Bat Mitzvah Photography

San Francisco Bat Mitzvah Photography

Fabulous Bat Mitzvah Photography with Jamie and Her Entourage I think it’s fair to say that Jamie had an absolute blast over the weekend of her Bat Mitzvah! She was surrounded by family and tons of friends all weekend celebrating with her. The ceremony was held at...

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An Elegant Black Tie San Francisco Asian Art Museum Wedding

An Elegant Black Tie San Francisco Asian Art Museum Wedding

Teenagers in 2nd Period Homeroom Well before their fabulous San Francisco Asian Art Museum wedding and over half a lifetime ago, fate put 14-year-old Stacie and Roland next to each other in 2nd period homeroom. It was not long before the two caught each other's...

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An Autumnal Goldeneye Winery Wedding

An Autumnal Goldeneye Winery Wedding

Goldeneye Winery Wedding: A Gem of a Venue! Nestled a little east of Boonville, between green mountains in Anderson Valley is this little gem where Leah and David held their Goldeneye Winery wedding on a crispy fall day. Rich ambers and yellows of fall, romantic mist,...

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A Perfect Day For Palace of Fine Arts Wedding Photos

A Perfect Day For Palace of Fine Arts Wedding Photos

I love a shoot that spans multiple locations. Dane and Adele had a gorgeous San Francisco City Hall wedding before visiting two other SF landmarks for Crissy Field and Palace of Fine Arts wedding photos. San Francisco City Hall Wedding—International Yet Intimate I’ve...

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Why You Should Invest in Bay Area Event Photography

Why You Should Invest in Bay Area Event Photography

Bay Area Event Photography Helps Your Business Photography is a must-have in today's digital world, especially Bay Area event photography. From the tech industry to the smaller organizations and every type of business in-between, having a professional photographer or...

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A Purrrrfect Deer Park Villa Fairfax Wedding

A Purrrrfect Deer Park Villa Fairfax Wedding

Swipe Right Culture Courtney and Kevin had matched online but never talked to each other until Courtney noticed that Kevin's profile picture looked a lot like the album artwork of a band she had recently gotten into. When she made the first move of asking him if that...

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Wine Lovers – Mr. & Mr.’s Tre Posti Wedding

Wine Lovers – Mr. & Mr.’s Tre Posti Wedding

Mr. & Mr.'s Tre Posti wedding day was a wine-lover's dream, definitely one of my favorite Napa wedding venues. But first, let me tell you Mr. & Mr.'s story! Not Quite A New Year's Kiss It starts in simpler times, New Year's Eve 2011. President Obama was still...

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Bay Area Bar and Bat Mitzvah Photography

Bay Area Bar and Bat Mitzvah Photography

I love shooting Bar Mitzvah photography! They’re such special events to be part of. It gives me all the good feelings inside to see an entire family involved with their kid as they study for this important ceremony guiding them into adulthood. To take your first steps...

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Olympic Club Wedding with Timeless Vibes

Olympic Club Wedding with Timeless Vibes

I've known John and Veronica from different parts of my life for almost 10 years, only to find out they were teen sweethearts, grew apart, then came back together and got engaged. Swoon! I love them both dearly, so when they asked me to shoot their Olympic Club...

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How To Handle Foggy San Francisco Engagement Shoots

How To Handle Foggy San Francisco Engagement Shoots

How To Handle Foggy San Francisco Engagement Shoots When shooting SF engagement photography, questionable weather often shows up uninvited. One of the most likely culprits is Karl the Fog. Yes, the SF weather event so common that the city gave it an affectionate...

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A Winter Wonderland Breckenridge Wedding

A Winter Wonderland Breckenridge Wedding

Brrrrride and Groom! Meet Val and Avant! They met in college at the University of Colorado, Boulder at a party that Avant threw. Val and Avant became friends immediately as you do, and later became roommates which eventually led to dating! That was 10 years ago, and...

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The Ultimate Tehama Golf Club Wedding

The Ultimate Tehama Golf Club Wedding

Fate Works In Mysterious Ways So, before we dive into the details of Farah and Jourdan's beautiful Tehama Golf Club wedding you need to read about how they met! Farah and Jourdan almost were most certainly fated to meet. They are both Posse alum, which is a four-year,...

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Danielle & Stephan’s Adorable Baby Shower | Alameda

Danielle & Stephan’s Adorable Baby Shower | Alameda

I love this family and I love that I have the honor of capturing all their special moments and this adorable, baby shower full of loves, games, delicious food and lots of laughter was no exception! I'm so excited for Danielle and Stephan's precious gift on the way and...

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A Wild & Wonderful Gray Eagle Lodge Wedding

A Wild & Wonderful Gray Eagle Lodge Wedding

It's Going To Get Sappy At This Gray Eagle Lodge Wedding The theme of the week: Family! This blog is perfect timing for the Thanksgiving season as almost every detail of Terra and Ali’s wedding was brought together by their families. Not only that, but Ali has been a...

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A Midsummer Sebastopol Wedding: Connor & Sophie

A Midsummer Sebastopol Wedding: Connor & Sophie

When In Doubt… Dance It Out Connor and Sophie met on Craigslist. LET ME EXPLAIN. It’s not as creepy as it sounds. Connor had moved to Palo Alto in 2012, starting an exciting new job at Tesla, but had nowhere to actually live. Many frantic Google searches later he came...

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An Enchanting  Hans Fahden Winery Wedding

An Enchanting Hans Fahden Winery Wedding

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The General’s Daughter Wedding in Sonoma: Jackie & Gustavo

The General’s Daughter Wedding in Sonoma: Jackie & Gustavo

Wine, Email, Then Dine? You just never know when and where you are going to meet the love of your life. For Jackie, she was enjoying a wine tasting at Scribe Winery with some friends. They had a lovely time thanks to their gracious host, Gustavo. Totally impressed...

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A San Francisco City Hall Small Wedding: Flo & Abdul

A San Francisco City Hall Small Wedding: Flo & Abdul

With Every Heartbeat Flo and Abdul met at the Cardiology unit in a hospital ward four years ago while she was a medical student and he was an intern. A few months later they kept running into each other in the halls and one day, despite the pounding in his chest,...

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A Classy Claremont Hotel Wedding For A Classy Pair: Dora & Jay

A Classy Claremont Hotel Wedding For A Classy Pair: Dora & Jay

Find Me a Find... *Fiddler On The Roof anyone?* I met Dora through CrossFit a few years ago and recently reconnected through yoga. What a total sweetheart! I was so happy when she told me about Jay. When she asked me to take their engagement and wedding photos at the...

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