Elliot – A Couple of My Favorite Sessions!

Little Miss Elliot came to the studio in San Francisco at just 10 days new.  She is one of the cutest babies, and I’m a sucker for that sweet hair swirl! Not to mention her delicate and long eyelashes. Mom and dad were enamored with their new little girl. The neutral colors of her San...

Zoie | San Francisco Newborn Photography

I have been so fortunate to photograph big sis Ellie many times. I first photographed Ellie as a newborn, then at 6 months, at 1 year, and now as a big sister to Zoie. Mom and dad LOVE photos and take many photos themselves. Like, tons. Mom plans to do a first year album that...

Baby Henry Turns One!

I first met Henry when he was only a few days old, at his home in Redwood City. He was the perfect baby and slept through his mini session completely. Henry’s family loved the images from Henry’s newborn session, and contacted me again to do a mini studio session to celebrate Henry turning one! The...

Newborn Baby Ted | Photography by Emily Payne

I am so honored to share this session with you that is near and dear to my heart. Laura contacted me a few days after her son was born here in San Francisco. Sweet baby boy debuted a bit early … okay, that’s an understatement. He decided to completely surprise mom with his arrival, before...

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Newborn Photographer