How to Take Halloween Costume Photos {DIY Video}

Posted by on Oct 17, 2015 in Behind the Scenes | No Comments
How to Take Halloween Costume Photos {DIY Video}

Halloween is one of the CUTEST opportunities for capturing your little ones in adorable moments. For this year, Lily (3yrs) was insistent on being a monkey and Cal (almost 6yrs) was insistent on being the Archer Queen from Clash of Clans (a video game with which I am barely familiar but he is obsessed). When […]

Hosting a Stella & Dot Trunk Show {BBP Events}

Posted by on Oct 1, 2015 in Behind the Scenes | One Comment
Hosting a Stella & Dot Trunk Show {BBP Events}

If you live in the San Francisco Bay Area, and especially if you’re a female, it’s likely you’ve heard of the mega-popular Stella & Dot Jewelry Line. Their format is that Stylists (such as the amazing Deirdre), help host Trunk Shows at people’s homes or – in my case – studios. Hostesses (people like me) […]

Baby Levi {Newborn} 1:1 Mentoring Session

Posted by on Apr 4, 2015 in Behind the Scenes, Newborn | No Comments
Baby Levi {Newborn} 1:1 Mentoring Session

The wonderful Sarah Swangler has been with me since August 2014. She graduated college last year and has been taking photography courses while also assisting me in various aspects of the studio. She comes to shoots to watch me in action and now in 2015 we are starting a once/month mentoring session where we do […]

Happy Holidays from Brooke Bryand Photography!

Posted by on Dec 24, 2014 in Behind the Scenes | No Comments
Happy Holidays from Brooke Bryand Photography!

Stop what you’re doing and make…this…cocktail! From Saveur, here is the recipe for their Chilled Cider Punch: SERVES 15-20 INGREDIENTS 8 cups apple cider (we used a local brand out of Oakland called Voila Spiced Apple Cider) 1 750 ml. bottle of dry hard cider (we used Crispin) 3 12 oz. bottles of ginger beer […]

How to Take Holiday Photos like a Pro {Video}

Posted by on Nov 26, 2014 in Behind the Scenes | 3 Comments
How to Take Holiday Photos like a Pro {Video}

Ever wonder how to create holiday photos with the blurry white light background? Enjoy this video with DIY tips on how to take your own holiday photos. Suggested materials: – 400 white lights with white string – white or off-white wall – white or off-white sheer drapes – wood flooring or soft white flokati rug […]