We are editing what feels like a billion weddings right now, and so I thought this little lifestyle shoot of Julie would be a nice break! Julie Edwards is a dear friend and amazing graphic designer. She needed some new portraits that reflect her personality, which hopefully you can tell from these photos is very warm and bubbly. We spent an afternoon in Temescal Alley in Oakland making lots of pictures, and her husband Greg and dog Wyatt joined in as well. I've always been an opportunist so I figured that if she was going to put the effort into having her picture taken, she might as well add in a few photos with her family. Plus, both Greg and Wyatt have their own great style - I mean, not every dog knows how work that bike basket next to a bunch of tulips like Wyatt does. I know Kiki could use a few tips on patiently posing for photos. One of the things that I love about this session is that everything took place on the same block, probably within a 1000 sq. ft area. Just goes to show that you can really get a lot of mileage out of small spaces sometimes.