Private Ranch | Fairfield, CA | by Kristina Cilia Photography This was a day about family – parents, grandparents, siblings; a wedding party composed mostly of siblings and a few important friends (you know the ones who are nearly family?); the bride’s father doing double duty as he walked his daughter down the aisle, … More Rebekah & Shane
Senior Portrait Sessions | Vacaville Senior Photographer | By Kristina Cilia Photography I have been fielding questions lately from parents about senior portraits. Many of you have received that letter in the mail about scheduling portraits through the schools contracted photographer. If you’re the parent of an upcoming Class of 2019 Senior here are a … More Class of 2019 – It’s Time for Senior Pictures!
July 4, 2018 | Independence Day | by Kristina Cilia Photography | Vacaville Photographer Happy Fourth of July! Also known as Independence Day, this federal holiday commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence by Congress on this day in 1776. The 13 original colonies were now a new nation and no longer part of … More Happy 4th!
UC Davis Arboretum | By Kristina Cilia Photography | Vacaville Photographer Recently, I heard a song while driving in the car that made me reflect back on an engagement photo shoot that happened several months ago. Have you ever heard of the song “Hey there Delilah” by The Plain White T’s? It’s a romantic song … More Rebekah & Shane | Engagement Session
Summer 2018 | Summer Fun and Senior Portraits | by Kristina Cilia Photography Summer officially started last week and my family and I have already been enjoying it! We have gone bowling, swimming, enjoyed a trip to the beach (one of our favorite things to do especially when it gets hot here in NorCal! See … More Summer’s Here…and it’s time to schedule your Senior Portraits!
Sonoma Canopy Tours | Alliance Redwoods | By Kristina Cilia Photography Recently my family and I had an amazingly fun family adventure zip lining through the trees in Sonoma County. The day began early as we had to be at Sonoma Canopy Tours by 9:15am. After arriving, we checked in and then rode in the … More Bird’s Eye View
April 2018 | By Kristina Cilia Photography Schools out and the Class of 2018 has graduated and is moving on up! For one Senior, Kohner, the school year finished on an exceptionally high note. This young man loves to run and he proved it when he broke four (4!) records for the Winters High … More Kohner | Senior Pictures | Winters H.S.
As the saying goes, March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb! This was sure the case this Spring as I scheduled various photo shoots. But the one that had to be most timely was an engagement session that I only had a couple days that could work because the groom … More True Love Endures the Miles
Another fabulous and fun session amongst the blossoms! A pre-planning consultation was a must, for these girls had never had their own photo session before. Aside from the location and time, we discussed their personalities and shared many photos regarding outfit choices. Both girls are very laid back and easy going but each has her … More Spring is in the Air!
Catching up on some blog posts, like this elopement I photographed in late November. Charmaine and Eric got engaged in the late summer and were planning a large wedding…when out of the blue they decided to elope! So on November 30, 2017, surrounded by their parents and 2 children, they got married in a civil … More Fairfield Elopement
Last month it was feeling a lot like Spring! The first half of the month we had lots of sunshine, warm weather, and things were beginning to bloom. The latter half of the month was frigid but we won’t talk about that. It was mid-month and I had the privilege of photographing the ‘O’ family … More Almond Orchard Session
Happy New Year! So I am a little late on this post! Fall was busy with photo shoots, a quick round of jury duty and then Thanksgiving and Christmas came and went. It was a whirlwind of a time and every year seems to go by quicker. Anyway, when I photographed this cute family it … More A November Family Photo Session
This styled wedding shoot collaboration between myself and event planner Paradise Parkway took place at Park Winters and involved many creative vendors. For some background detail about our narrative read the story below and you can also watch the narrative come to life by clicking the video link found on my website under Video that … More A Fall Harvest Mediterranean Wedding
Held in Pacific Grove along Lighthouse Avenue, the Little Car Show is just that – little cars. Marques from all countries may be accepted as long as they are 25yrs old, or older, and have no greater than 1,601cc displacement engines. This car show is free to the viewer and a huge fan favorite. With plenty … More Pacific Grove’s Little Car Show
Visit Carmel-by-the-Sea and you will discover a quaint fairy tale village nestled along California’s Central Coast. Shopping, wine tasting, salons & spas as well as many critically acclaimed restaurants and art galleries are along every avenue to explore as well as a historic mission and a beautiful white sand beach. But every August these shops … More Car Week in Carmel
From here to there, Porsche cars were everywhere, Red cars, blue cars, old cars, new cars. This one is a superstar and this one carries scars. My what a lot of cars there are! Come one, come all…and they did, as over 1000 cars rolled onto the fairways of the Corral de Tierra Country Club, … More Porsche Werks Reunion 2017
Let’s hear it for the ‘Boy’ Mom! This busy family of seven is constantly on the go with Mom at the helm. This Autumn family portrait session was fast paced and perfectly planned out to maximize our short amount of time. We accomplished a variety of individual and group portrait combinations that will make wonderful … More ‘B’ Family Portraits
It’s a Pardi! I was recently hired to photograph an 80th Birthday party but beforehand the family wanted to do a variety of family portraits. Little did I know that I would be photographing Jon Pardi and his family!! It was a great afternoon and I feel incredibly blessed to have had this opportunity. Out … More Dixon’s Country Music Star
For the past eleven years, the California Bay Area air cooled community has descended upon Dave Brubeck Park in Concord for the Nor Cal Vintage VW and Porsche Treffen. This year, despite a name change, was no different for organizer Michael Rogers who had to rename the event to Nor Cal Vintage VW and Porsche … More Treffpunkt 2017
It’s that time of year again to schedule those family portraits! They make the perfect gift, are a great way to update that wall collage and make wonderful Holiday cards to send to family and friends. Except for weekdays, October is nearly booked so if you would like to schedule a session November is wide … More Family Portrait Season
Already the beginning of October and we are heading into fall (my favorite time of year!). It won’t be long before the holidays are here! However, there is still plenty of time to get those Senior Portraits done – in fact I think this is the perfect time of year to take them. Call me … More Still time for Senior Portraits
Recently I had the pleasure of photographing an old truck. Mr. B (the trucks owner) and his wife met me early one Saturday morning to take some photos of their 1965 Ford F100. Upon arrival, the sun was shining but there were dark clouds looming in the distance with the threat of rain. I quickly … More Dad’s Old Red Truck