“A tear contains an ocean. A photographer is aware of the tiny moments in a person’s life that reveal greater truths.”

Welcome! I’m Christina Hernandez, owner of Nightingale Photography. As a Walnut Creek photographer, I run a boutique portrait studio specializing in a natural photographic approach to maternity, newborn, baby, children and family pictures in Walnut Creek, Lafayette, Oakland, Piedmont and the greater Bay Area.

Your family is amazing. I will capture your uniqueness with candid, natural and un-posed images. I find that these imperfect, wonderful memories bring joy to families each time they look at them. Whether photographing a pillow fight on the bed, a cuddle on the couch or chasing the dog in a park, this path to storytelling celebrates your journey as a family.

Your little tykes will be perfect running through the tall grasses of Mt. Diablo or running back and forth at Hap Magee Ranch Park as I chase them with a camera to capture their laughter and joy. The Bay Area and Lamorinda area has some of the best photo spots for strolling hand and hand with your kiddies and I’m more than happy to share some of my favorite photo locations in San Francisco, Orinda, Lafayette, Oakland or Piedmont for your next best family photo adventure.

And if you just brought your new bundle of joy home, let me put you at ease. Photographing newborns in an unposed, natural and organic way is a passion. I hope to encapsulate the first days of love that you are showering on your infant. Beautiful light and moments are what I’m looking for most in photographing your growing family. And big brother and sister are more than welcome to pose next to your babe in arms. Creating images that will celebrate your family’s love for one another is what I love to do as a photographer.

Contact me today to discuss your next portrait session. christina@nightingalephotos.com | 510-338-2997

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