Donna Beck Photography,Roseville High School,Sacramento Senior Photographer,

Sam, Class of 2014, Sacramento High School Senior Photographer

I love shooting High School Seniors.  They are proud, happy and above all…EXCITED!  It’s such an important milestone in the whole families lives and deserves to be captured in a way that represents the high school graduate.

Meet Sam, Sacramento High School Senior.  She’s beautiful, strong and full of confidence.  We had a great time and I really enjoyed her.

So I am constantly asked what can I expect during a high school senior session.  I have to laugh as there’s no one answer.  So I always put it like this…

Be unique…be YOU! Your senior portraits should capture you just how you are! I really strive to show your interest and personality. So if you play an instrument, bring it. If you are an equestrian, let’s go ride horses. Your session will not be stiff and formal, my goal is to have FUN!

If you’d like to chat more about a High School Senior Session, please contact me and I would love to talk more with you.

Enjoy!

Donna Beck Photography,Roseville High School,Sacramento Senior Photographer,

Donna Beck Photography,Roseville High School,Sacramento Senior Photographer,

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The Flower Farm Inn Wedding Photographer, Donna Beck Photography

I just loved all the details of this gorgeously perfect day.   T+A were inspired by a chalkboard theme which made things like a glass for your cold drinks fun and entertaining.  The theme was throughout the reception…photo booth, bar, reserved tables…you name it, chalkboard was everywhere.  I just loved it.

And there was a little surprise during the ceremony…a dove release!  It was gorgeous.  And did you know that the doves actually fly back to the house where they are boarded?  Crazy.  I always wondered how that worked.

And having a wedding at the Flower Farm Inn just is the icing on the cake.  It’s such a gorgeous venue and perfect for couples that want an outdoor feeling and still have the comforts of an indoor facility right next door.  If you haven’t already checked out The Flower Farm Inn, check it out…you won’t be disappointed.

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  • Kelly J - July 7, 2014 - 9:46 am

    Oh fab wedding, I love the colour scheme.

    Great photos :) ReplyCancel

  • Arica - July 7, 2014 - 9:49 am

    So colourful and cheerful!ReplyCancel

  • Larianne - July 7, 2014 - 9:52 am

    The first photo is so cool! Lovely wedding :) ReplyCancel

  • Claudia - July 7, 2014 - 10:05 am

    Great job capturing all of the details. How cute!ReplyCancel

  • Natalia Walth - July 7, 2014 - 12:26 pm

    Love the details! Beautiful bride!ReplyCancel

  • Hendrick Moy Photography - July 9, 2014 - 10:35 am

    Beautiful job! the yellow really brings out the fun from this wedding!ReplyCancel

  • Alexander Mo - July 9, 2014 - 1:18 pm

    Great work! Love how all the colors pop!ReplyCancel

  • stephanie Necessary - July 12, 2014 - 9:57 am

    How great! You did a fantastic job capturing their day. I love the first shot with the I Do on her shoes!ReplyCancel

  • Vi Johansson - July 13, 2014 - 11:26 am

    I love all the little details that this couple managed to work into their wedding!ReplyCancel

  • Melissa - July 13, 2014 - 12:15 pm

    Nice job capturing all of the details!ReplyCancel

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The B Family, Roseville Family Photographer

I always love when families come out year after year to celebrate their families and how much kiddos change from year to year!

Here’s some information on Family Portraits…

How I approach sessions – Family portraits are often the best when we don’t try and make everyone look perfect!  I look for moments that fun and are genuine.  Everyone sitting together, laying around laughing or having a tickle fight… Mother and child staring at each other and making each other laugh… I typically always get photos with everyone looking at the camera but I will also do my best to capture some timeless, candid moments of your family.

Where sessions are located – I am available for photography sessions in your home, on location or in my Roseville studio.   My preference is to use natural light for photos so if your home is small or dark please consider the studio as it has beautiful natural light and lots of space.  I am also a big fan of on location sessions and have lists of places we can go.   Your portrait session will last around one hours to allow for an optional clothing change or  a snack breaks for children.  There is no rush and I fully encourage you to have fun and be yourself while I capture your family.

The dreaded…what to wear – I am definitely a blue jeans and white t-shirts kinda girl, but I encourage my clients to wear a variety of clothing with color and accessories.  I do provide some ideas for clothing inspiration if you so shall choose, just ask.  And don’t think this means a trip to the mall (unless it’s a good excuse for you too).  I always tell my clients to start with yourself, find a color in your closet that you love and build your outfit around it.    Textured fabrics like woolly sweaters and jackets work well.   Avoid logos or clothing with distracting patterns.  Have fun with it!

If you have any questions or would like to chat, please contact me and I would love to talk with you.

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  • Monica - June 30, 2014 - 6:28 pm

    What a beautiful family!ReplyCancel

  • Hendrick Moy Photography - July 1, 2014 - 10:46 am

    some great tips there, and a beautifully lit session!ReplyCancel

  • Jamie - July 2, 2014 - 10:29 am

    What a beautiful session. The family will love these.ReplyCancel

  • Photographing 3 boys. I’d hired you in an instant! :) Beautiful as always Donna.ReplyCancel

  • Vic Johansson - July 3, 2014 - 12:45 am

    Awww… such a beautiful family. Well captured Donna!ReplyCancel

  • Arica - July 3, 2014 - 8:25 am

    Great wardrobe suggestions for clients. These ones did a nice job choosing what to wear. Also great job on photographing three boys – wowza!ReplyCancel

  • Gary - July 3, 2014 - 9:16 am

    Fantastic! Happy family and I’m sure they had a great time during this photo session!ReplyCancel

  • lorena - July 4, 2014 - 7:52 am

    Great family shots! They surely will love them.ReplyCancel

  • Larianne - July 5, 2014 - 1:48 pm

    Such a lovely family. I love the dark colors! Really makes their faces pop against the background.ReplyCancel

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Roseville Lifestyle Photographer, Donna Beck Photography

TWINS are in the house!

When the S Family called inquiring about a newborn session it didn’t come out right away that they were expecting twins.  As we chatted she shared that they were having twins, a boy and a girl.  Eeekkkk…I love twins.

The family opted for a Lifestyle Session.  For those of you that aren’t aware of what a Lifestyle Session is, it’s one which celebrates your surroundings as well as the people in it.   Lifestyle sessions are a slightly unique concept in photography.  This kind of session is more documentary – it’s about you, your child, your day  to day life.  It’s photojournalism with a creative twist.  It gives a sense of place and time and takes place at a location of your choice, typically your home. This location may also be your couch or your garden, or it may be a local beauty spot or a place that has special significance to you and your family.

If you are interested in a Lifestyle Session, you can contact me and I would love to chat with you!

Enjoy!

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  • Kelly J - June 23, 2014 - 9:35 am

    Awwwww these are just too cute for words… I love his little arm sticking up. Gorgeous pictures!ReplyCancel

  • SueAnn - June 23, 2014 - 9:52 am

    Love newborn pictures! so cuteReplyCancel

  • Gary - June 23, 2014 - 6:47 pm

    Great pictures especially the one with the baby smile. I’m sure that was hard to capture! Well done!ReplyCancel

  • Larianne - June 23, 2014 - 7:30 pm

    Oh my gosh, how cute!!ReplyCancel

  • Emily - June 24, 2014 - 5:13 am

    OMG – LOVE these! Besides those adorable little poses they seemed to give you, the tones are beautiful!ReplyCancel

  • Melanie - June 24, 2014 - 5:22 am

    I am madly in love with these two fellas! photographing babies is SOooo hard and you make it look easy. Beautiful.ReplyCancel

  • ann - June 24, 2014 - 10:19 am

    So sweet! I love the bonnets!ReplyCancel

  • Natalia Walth - June 24, 2014 - 10:24 am

    Newborn stretches are the cutest!ReplyCancel

  • Courtney - June 24, 2014 - 2:53 pm

    This is so precious! :) ReplyCancel

  • Candy Acosta - June 25, 2014 - 9:05 am

    I love twins, but that’s me being biased since I have twin brothers :) They look so cute. Great job!ReplyCancel

  • Arica - June 26, 2014 - 4:22 am

    These two will treasure these photos of when it all begin as they get older! Cute, delightful, and charming!ReplyCancel

  • Hendrick Moy - June 26, 2014 - 12:00 pm

    a-freakin-dorable. great job capturing these cuties!ReplyCancel

  • Vi Johansson - June 26, 2014 - 4:36 pm

    Too… much… cuteness!ReplyCancel

  • Jessica - June 27, 2014 - 10:49 am

    Awwwww!! What cute babies!!! Lovely images. :) ReplyCancel

  • debbie - June 27, 2014 - 12:51 pm

    great twin newborn photos.ReplyCancel

  • Shelley Hohe - June 28, 2014 - 9:15 am

    These photos you took are too cute for words!! Great job!!ReplyCancel

 

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Boeger Winery Engagement Sessions are awesome.  Yep, I said it.  It’s simply a gorgeous location and is perfect for a tasting of some really amazing wines before the session if you are so inclined.  Boeger Winery is this little gem is located in Placerville right off of Highway 50.

K+K were awesome to work with.  We had a lot of fun touring around the grounds and yes, they enjoyed some wine too!   And I just loved their “save the date” sign they brought to the session.  Isn’t that perfect!  And I couldn’t help but to include her Starbucks cup in the session as we all know how your local barista is practically family.  You know it’s the truth. :)

I can’t wait to work with these two again on their wedding day, it’s going to be amazing.

Enjoy!

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  • Victoria Johansson - June 15, 2014 - 9:55 pm

    What a cute couple!ReplyCancel

  • Gary - June 15, 2014 - 10:06 pm

    Lovely pictures! I love the colors and what a smart shot with the starbucks cup!ReplyCancel

  • JB - June 15, 2014 - 10:16 pm

    Great variety of images and creativity!ReplyCancel

  • AnnMarie - June 16, 2014 - 6:06 am

    These are great images – love the keyhole and ring shot! Also love when a guy looks natural kissing on his lady in front of the camera :) ReplyCancel

  • Lai - June 16, 2014 - 6:18 am

    Donna! This is such a cute engagement session! The location is perfect. Love the colors. Everything is perfect!ReplyCancel

  • Nicole - June 16, 2014 - 8:52 am

    What a great session! They are an adorable couple and I love all the fall leaves. Just beautiful!ReplyCancel

  • Kate G - June 16, 2014 - 9:09 am

    Donna, these are adorable! Love the colors – and you can just tell how in love they are. Congrats, you two!ReplyCancel

  • Hendrick Moy - June 16, 2014 - 9:53 am

    Aww, great stuff! love your ring-shot ideas!!
    ~hendrick moy photographyReplyCancel

  • Sonia - June 16, 2014 - 11:07 am

    WoW! Such a beautiful save the date!! :) ReplyCancel

  • Audrey - June 16, 2014 - 4:35 pm

    What a fun location! Love the ring shots on the starbucks cup :) ReplyCancel

  • Stephanie - June 16, 2014 - 8:01 pm

    What a sweet session! You did a fantastic job!ReplyCancel

  • Eden - June 17, 2014 - 10:59 pm

    Aww, such a cute couple. Love the location and the ring shots!ReplyCancel

  • Violet P - June 18, 2014 - 11:13 am

    The couple are so sweet! Beautiful love picturesReplyCancel

  • Jete Devisser - June 18, 2014 - 4:13 pm

    What a fun session! The location looks really beautiful, and I love their outfits with it!ReplyCancel

  • Laura - June 19, 2014 - 10:00 am

    What a fun location, and gorgeous ring!ReplyCancel

  • debbie - June 27, 2014 - 12:17 pm

    Love the photo with the couple wrapped in a blanket and nose to nose. So romantic.ReplyCancel

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