Open necklace pendant showing CBD balm, jewelry product photographer Ella Sophie, Oakland CA

Photography for Designer Harwell Godfrey

Project Overview: Jewelry photography and a portrait for San Francisco bay-area designer Harwell Godfrey.  Part one: Create an inviting and professional portrait of the designer Harwell Godfrey. The portrait is intended for use in press and additional digital or print marketing, including social media. Part two: Jewelry Product Photography: Create detailed clean on white product photos […]

Women Artists & Business Owners Portrait Special, Oakland, San Francisco Bay Area. Photographer Ella Sophie

Women Artists & Business Owners Portrait Special 2018

I’m bringing back the Portrait Special for women artists and business owners! Guess what folks, Spring is just about here! Which means my anniversary is around the corner! And that means that my annual portrait special for women artists and business owners is back! Ok, I think I’ve used up my exclamation points for this […]

Why you need a professional portrait, by Oakland Photographer Ella Sophie

Why you should always have a strong portrait

What do you do when you don’t have a portrait ready and get a press request? Call me! Or at least that’s exactly what the owner and designer behind the luxury bow tie brand SONSON decided to do. When she got a last minute press request but didn’t have a recent portrait she needed a […]

Asian beauty portrait, Oakland Photography Studio, Ella Sophie, natural beauty

Ethereal Natural Beauty Portraits

Natural Beauty Portraits, a studio session I love making beauty portraits, and when it comes to working in the studio, I’m in my element. Playing with lighting to create a mood, and to make images that radiate is one of my favorite things. In NYC I used to do studio sessions weekly, creating new lighting […]

Women Artists & Business Owners Portrait Special

I’m thrilled to be able to offer this portrait special for all you badass lady artist’s & business owners in the Bay Area! Everyone needs a good portrait, which is why I’ve decided to have a day for 30 minute portrait special sessions! These mini session are just long enough to get some really killer […]