Specials

2016 Fall Mini Sessions! – Santa Cruz and San Jose family portraits

Fallย Mini Session dates are here! It’s nearing time for cozy sweaters and pumpkin-everything and a slight chill in the morning and I’m so ready for it.ย The nearing of fall also means it’s time to book for fall minis. These 20-minute sessions will cost $175 for 5 images of your choice from a preview gallery. Additional… Continue reading 2016 Fall Mini Sessions! – Santa Cruz and San Jose family portraits

Portraiture

Quail Hollow Ranch maternity session – Santa Cruz and San Jose maternity and family photographer

A few months back, I fulfilled a photography trade with Lisa (of Lisa Jo Photography) and her family. I had been admiring her work and was happy to meet her and have her take photos of our family, also. When I first contacted her, she let me know she was pregnant and would be grateful… Continue reading Quail Hollow Ranch maternity session – Santa Cruz and San Jose maternity and family photographer

Events

Win a family, maternity, newborn or couples lifestyle session with Claire Brighten Photography! – Santa Cruz, San Jose, Monterey Bay photographer

  To brighten one lucky winner’s holiday a little more, I am offering a 2016 lifestyle session in this two-week giveaway, ending at noon on Christmas Eve day!   This giveaway is especially fun because a lifestyle session is very open to whatever excites you or whatever you want captured of your everyday life. It… Continue reading Win a family, maternity, newborn or couples lifestyle session with Claire Brighten Photography! – Santa Cruz, San Jose, Monterey Bay photographer