“Christina, you managed to capture my babies beauty and innocence in a way I’ve never seen before in a picture… it’s like magic. I’m just so incredibly grateful that we are lucky enough to have found you.”


-Candice B.


I’m Christina Hernandez, owner of Nightingale Photography.

I’m a San Francisco Bay Area photographer and specialize in a natural photographic approach to maternity, newborn, baby, children and family portraits in Walnut Creek, Lafayette, Oakland, San Francisco, San Jose, Palo Alto, Piedmont and beyond.


I can’t wait to get to know your family! Contact me today to discuss your portrait session ideas and let’s start planning for fun.


christina@nightingalephotos.com | 510-338-2997

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In the spirit of simplicity, all family, child and baby photo sessions are up to 60 minutes in length and result in a gallery of 30–40 beautifully edited images, fully retouched for review in an online gallery.


I offer several options to create the perfect photographic art that is specially designed for your space. This can include a wall portrait, an heirloom album and digital images that you would like to preserve for generations.

Christina x

"Christina is wonderful! She's truly a talented, amazing photographer and all around lovely person. We have had the opportunity to have her take our family photos for the last 3 years, and they have all turned out beautifully. She has an effortless way of capturing everyone in a way that comes across as natural, fun and joyful."


-Glennie K


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