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I’m Danielle, a photographer, brand nerd, and perpetual dreamer with a passion for travel and a delicious cocktail. I'm on a mission to put more good vibes into the universe and use my creative skills for positive impact.

When you book a photo session with me, you're spreading more of that goodness as well. 5% of each session fee goes to a local non-profit. This year, I'll be supporting Create Now, an organization based out of LA that gives youth opportunities to find their voices through creative arts, mentoring, and education. 

I'm a recent transplant to sunny Santa Barbara, California and I'm interested in connecting with people and brands on the West Coast and across the globe that are looking for candid lifestyle photography and authentic storytelling. Let's make some magic!

Hello!

Whether I’m telling a brand story around the table or capturing a more personal experience like an intimate winery wedding, I’m always looking for candid moments. It’s in the in-betweens that we see our true moments of self and connection. With a background in brand, marketing, and content I bring a deep understanding of the customer journey to my brand positioning work and photo stories. I’ve spent 20+ years crafting narratives and seeking out ways to celebrate life’s moments, big and small.

Whether I’m telling a brand story around the table or capturing a more personal experience like an intimate winery wedding, I’m always looking for candid moments. It’s in the in-betweens that we see our true moments of self and connection. With a background in brand, marketing, and content I bring a deep understanding of the customer journey to my brand positioning work and photo stories. I’ve spent 20+ years crafting narratives and seeking out ways to celebrate life’s moments, big and small.

Authentic Storytelling is My Jam

This summer I'm working with the team at green-certified and women-owned small business Santa Barbara Company doing content marketing. It has been such a treat to photograph the local flowers being turned into bouquets for delivery, the shop, the gifts, and the makers, farmers, and local artisans making it all happen. I'm so excited to dig in and do more beautiful storytelling with them over the coming months.

Santa Barbara Company

FEATURED NEW WORK!

- Lauren Ko, Lokokitchen

If you're looking for a lifestyle photographer adept at capturing beautiful, happy shots, Danielle is your girl. She makes things fun and easy!

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- KIMBER LEBLICQ, KIMBER ELEMENTS 

Danielle's photos helped bring my brand and vision to life. She nailed the creative direction and the look and feel we discussed. This was my first professional shoot, and Danielle helped me prepare for the process. It was a magical collaboration!

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- chloe DEANE, gather seattle

I know photography is worth a lot, there is nothing better than a good image to help tell a story! Danielle is absolutely wonderful! Her photography is excellent. She is very thoughtful and attentive and makes sure to capture a variety of images. I can't recommend her enough! She truly stands out from the rest.

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- CECILY KIMURA, BRUNCHBOX

Danielle is one of the warmest, most genuine photographers I've ever worked with and you can see it in her photos. The care she takes in crafting each shot is evident when you see the finished images as it is exactly how we would want other people to view our products (in our case food). Would recommend and rehire her 10/10 times, she is awesome!

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Want to see what goes on during a shoot? Get a peek behind the lens and learn how my relaxed approach creates space for authenticity and candid moments.

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"We do not remember the days, we remember the moments."

— Cesare Pavese

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