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Thank you all for joining  2018  Spring & Easter  Mini!  I enjoyed photographing your little one!   Please read below instruction before visiting online gallery!

*How to order *

  1. Professional prints and high res digital files are available for purchase, professional prints make great gifts as well as  keepsake! Online gallery is up for 2 weeks only till April 7th,  Get your orders in NOW to share these adorable photos for Easter and create some gifts for family members !    All prices are listed in online galley.
  2. Special Offer! Buy more Save More!    Receive 10% off on order of $150 and more, receive 15% off on order of $250 and more, receive 20% off on order of $350 and more!! Discount will be applied to shopping cart automatically at check out.
  3. Digital photos order will be E-mailed to you automaticaly right after your transacation is complete. Please make sure you enter correct E-mail address at check out. Prints order will take 3-7 business days.
  4. Enjoy your pictures!

 

March 17th, Saturday

 

March 18th Sunday 

 

 

************   Family, extended Family Session  ******************

Family members getting together for Mother’s Day, Birthday, wedding anniversary?  Give a gift of memories to celebrate !  It’s a best gift you can give that last forever.

Please email photo@aikacardin.com for availability and more details!   Also booking Family Session, business headshot session!

 

 

 

This is my third year shooting at this beautiful park, Vasona Park in Los Gatos and it’s such a perfect location for family photo sessions!  it started as super foggy day. I had never shot in fog like that before and I was little nervous how photos would turn out but I LOVE the finished results!  I think fog provides soft beautiful look in background!  The couple brought their dog to include in their holiday photos and it was lot of fun!!!   Some formal and lots of candidate sots of them playing.   So cute!


 

My photo studio is located in downtown Walnut Creek! Perfect for business headshot, personal branding, baby and family portraits.Email photo@aikacardin.com for inquiry!

 
January 01, 2018
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I’m so excited to offer Valentine’ session again this year and I will be offering outdoor and indoor Sessions.  Outdoor session is great for older kids and siblings with older kids,  indoor session is great for babies and little ones.  Register today for 15 minutes portrait session by Aika Cardin Photography!  Bring your children in with their Valentine outfit to capture their cuteness. These mini are so popular and it sells out quickly,  Reserve your spot now!

DATE:

January 27thSaturday 9:30am – 12pm at Aika Cardin Photography Studio in downtown Walnut Creek. INDOOR SOLD OUT

January 28th Sunday, 9:30am-12pm at Aika Cardin Photography Studio in downtown Walnut Creek. INDOOR SOLD OUT

January 28th Sunday 3:00pm – 5:00pm at Heather Park, Walnut Creek  OUTDOOR – SOLD OUT

RECOMMENDED AGE: 6 months old ~     ( baby should be able to sit up )

WHAT TO WEAR:   2 studio session backdrops are Valentine theme pink heart backdrop and classic wooden backdrop, both really cute! Bring in two outfits to photograph on both backdrops ! Dresses, tutu, pants, hat, Valentine theme sweaters, etc! Outdoor session, nature is your backdrop with cute Valentine props!

PROP: I will have lots of cute Valentine theme props for you to use! chairs, heart shaped sunglasses, bow and arrow, Banner, etc!   Outdoor session will include heart shaped balloons .

FEE: $ 35  per child, include 15 min photo session, one outfit change, two backdrop set up for studio, all fun props to use!

please add $20 for a sibling  (due to a limited shooting space, no more than two children total.)

Online gallery will be available on February 3rd. Professional print and digital file is available for purchase from $35 ~. Special package will be available. No refund will be issued for cancellation within 48 hours from your session time.

RESERVE YOUR SPOT FROM HERE



Please consider your little ones nap time when you select a time!  If the available dates/ time are not shown in below calendar, it means it’s already booked. 

~Indoor Studio Set up ~

~ Outdoor  ~

How to Prepare:

~ Feeding little ones ~

Please feed your little ones before you arrive and make sure they drink plenty of water.  15 minutes can seem like a long time to a little kid so let’s make sure we make them comfortable so they can put on their best smiles!

~ Clothing ~

Please make sure to try on the clothes in advance so that you can adjust the size. Most importantly, your little one has to be comfortable!  Please try to avoid large hat as it will create a shadow on the face.  The full diaper doesn’t photograph well… Please have a diaper changed right before the session!

Please feel free to Email at photo@aikacardin.com with any questions and I’m looking forward to photographing your little ones!

 

 
January 01, 2018
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I’m super excited for 2018 Spring & Easter Mini!  I’m going to recreate Janie & Jack theme set up in my way!  I”m in LOVE with their current Spring collection and set up.  ( see photo above)  I Love the style of Janie & Jack !  Please note that I’m not affiliated with Janie & Jack and there is no need to wear their clothes for photo shoot,  but dress up Spring clothes will look super cute !  I will also have Easter color backdrop so bring two outfits!   Actual set up photos will be ready soon but you know it will be so cute!

DATE:

March 17th Saturday 9:30am – 12pm at Aika Cardin Photography Studio in downtown Walnut Creek.  SOLD OUT

March 18th Sunday, 9:30am-12pm at Aika Cardin Photography Studio in downtown Walnut Creek. SOLD OUT

RECOMMENDED AGE: 6 months old ~     ( baby should be able to sit up )

WHAT TO WEAR:   2 studio session backdrops are white French panel Janie & Jack theme  for Spring and Easter color for Easter phots!  both really cute! Bring in two outfits to photograph on both backdrops !

PROP: I will have cute Spring and Easter prop to match with theme, please feel free to bring your own egg basket, etc!

FEE: $ 35  per child, include 15 min photo session, one outfit change, two backdrop set up for studio, all fun props to use!

please add $20 for a sibling  (due to a limited shooting space, no more than two children total.)

Online gallery will be available on March 24th.  Professional print and digital file is available for purchase from $35 ~. Special package will be available. No refund will be issued for cancellation within 48 hours from your session time.

Please note this event is  kids only, please email photo@aikacardin.com if you are interested in family portrait session.

 

RESERVE YOUR SPOT FROM HERE

 


How to Prepare:

~ Feeding little ones ~

Please feed your little ones before you arrive and make sure they drink plenty of water.  15 minutes can seem like a long time to a little kid so let’s make sure we make them comfortable so they can put on their best smiles!

~ Clothing ~

Please make sure to try on the clothes in advance so that you can adjust the size. Most importantly, your little one has to be comfortable!  Please try to avoid large hat as it will create a shadow on the face.  The full diaper doesn’t photograph well… Please have a diaper changed right before the session!

Please feel free to Email at photo@aikacardin.com with any questions and I’m looking forward to photographing your little ones!

 

Please email photo@aikacardin.com to schedule your Spring Family Session!  Love the color of Spring !

My Studio is perfect for newborn family , baby milestone and headshots Session!

 

 

Thank you all for joining  2017 Winter Wonderland and Holiday Mini!  I enjoyed photographing your little one!   Please read below instruction before visiting online gallery!

*How to order *

  1. Professional prints and high res digital files are available for purchase, professional prints make great gifts for Holidays as well asa  keepsake! Online gallery is up for 2 weeks only till December 16th,  Get your orders in NOW to create Holiday Gifts !    All prices are listed in online galley.
  2. Special Offer! Buy more Save More!    Receive 10% off on order of $100 and more, receive 15% off on order of $200 and more, receive 20% off on order of $300 and more!! Discount will be applied to shopping cart automatically at check out.
  3. Digital photos order will be E-mailed to you automaticaly right after your transacation is complete. Please make sure you enter correct E-mail address at check out. Prints order will take 3-7 business days.
  4. Enjoy your pictures!

 

 

November 16th, Thursday  Session

 

November 18th, Saturday Session

 

December 3rd, Sunday Session

 

*** Now Booking Extended  Family Session, maternity, newborn, studio session ***

Family members visiting for Holidays?  Schedule Extended Family Session to capture the special moments with grandparents ! Studio session is perfect for newborn, baby, headshot session.  Available to travel to all beautiful outdoor locations in San Francisco and Bay Area!   Email photo@aikacardin.com for availability !



 

What a beautiful family! I had such a fun time creating L family’s maternity family portraits at Baker Beach in San Francisco. Baker beach is one of the most popular location to photograph for family, seniors, wedding, engagement, etc as you will see golden gate bridge in background!  We were so lucky to have a beautiful warm and clear day!  Mom told me that she had never done maternity session before in two older kids and she was waiting to do maternity session till now as now with 3rd child is on the way, family is complete.  I can’t wait to have them over at my photo studio in downtown Walnut Creek for their newborn family photo session soon!  Thank you for choosing me L family to capture such a special time for your family 😉

*L family welcomed beautiful baby boy, Grady and they came to my studio in Walnut Creek for newborn session!  Newborn session is so special as you capture and celebrate the milestone of your family, for L family  now they are family of 5!

 

Newborn Family Session in Studio:

Maternity Session in Baker Beach:









 
October 01, 2017
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Thank you all for coming to Winter Bravo Bash Photo day! I hope your ballerina had fun at Bravo Bash recital!  You can view and order photos from below link. Please read instruction below before visitng online gallery!    All prices are listed in online galley.

  1. Special Offer! Buy more Save More!    Receive 10% off on order of $100 and more, receive 15% off on order of $200 and more! Discount will be applied to shopping cart automatically at check out. You can mix prints and digital order together!  These photos make such a great keepsake and gifts for family members!
  2. Digital photos order will be E-mailed to you automaticaly right after your transacation is complete. Please make sure you enter correct E-mail address at check out. Prints order will take 3-7 business days.
  3. Enjoy your pictures!

 

2017  Winter Bravo Bash Photo Gallery

 

Have a wonderful Holidays!

 

Best, Aika

 

Family & Extended Family session at studio or outdoor 

Family members visiting for Holidays?  Schedule Extended Family Session to capture the special moments with grandparents ! Studio session is perfect for newborn, baby, headshot session.  Available to travel to all beautiful outdoor locations in San Francisco and Bay Area!   Email photo@aikacardin.com for availability !

 

 

 

 
September 27, 2017
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Thank you all for joining me for 2017 Halloween & Fall mini !  I enjoyed photographing your little one!   Please read below instruction before visiting online gallery!

*How to order *

  1. Professional prints and high res digital files are available for purchase, professional prints makes great gift as well as keepsake! Online gallery is up for 2 weeks only till November 10th,  Get your orders in NOW so that you can share these adorable photos in time for HALLOWEEN!   Prices are listed in online galley.
  2. Special Offer! Buy more Save More!    Receive 10% off on order of $100 and more, receive 20% off on order of $200 and more!! Discount will be applied to shopping cart automatically at check out.
  3. Digital photos order will be E-mailed to you automaticaly right after your transacation is complete. Please make sure you enter correct E-mail address at check out. Prints order will take 3-7 business days.
  4. Enjoy your pictures!

 

 

October 22nd session at Aika Cardin Photography Studio 

 

October 24th session at Sports Basement

 

 

 

*** Now Booking  Holiday and Extended  Family Session ***

Email photo@aikacardin.com for availability !

 

 

” Gift of memories ”  Family gave grandma an extended family photo session as a Mother’s Day gift . We had set this session dates from months ago as some of the family members live in Los Angels.  Grandma and Grandpa are also cerebrating their 40th wedding anniversary so this photo session was extra special!  We met a park in San Ramon and it was a lot of fun!  I have been photographing their grandkids for last 3 years and it was so nice to photograph them again as a whole family this time!   They came to my portrait studio in Walnut Creek to view their photos and they invested in beautiful canvas collage to display in grandma’s house.  I’m a strong believer of displaying photos on the wall to show the love of the family, not just keeping photos in computer as digital files and that’s why I offer beautiful framed prints, canvas and custom design album so that you can remember and treasure these special memories forever.    Thank you for a fun session, C family and congratulations on 40th wedding anniversary!

 

It’s my favorite time of the year, Halloween & Christmas!  I LOVE LOVE LOVE photographing little ones in their Halloween costumes and with Fall colors, and their adorable Holiday outfits.  Register today for a 15-minute portrait session by Aika Cardin Photography!  Bring your little one in their costume to capture their cuteness and magic of the season.  These mini sessions are very popular and will sell out quickly. Reserve your spot now!

~ Halloween & Fall Photo Booth ~

 

 

DATE:      October 22nd, Sunday, 9 am ~ 1 pm at Aika Cardin Photography Studio in Walnut Creek

                  October 24th, Tuesday, 10 am ~ 1 pm at Sports Basement in Walnut Creek  with Hilarie’s Baby Yoga Halloween Party

               

RECOMMENDED AGE: 4  months old ~ 6  years old (recommended: baby should be able to sit up with support)

Halloween & Fall set up!  We will start with Halloween costume first with magic of fall woodland birch forest set, complete with pumpkins & lanterns, where we will capture your little ones in their Halloween and favorite Fall outfits!  My motto is always simple, simple, simple…the adorable little ones should be the focus and the backdrop is an accessory.  Why do I do this?  As a mother of a three-year-old girl, ( I have 8 years old boy, too!)  I LOVE how the little ones look in adorable Fall outfits!!  Fall theme set up is optional and I highly recommend choosing simple outfit like overalls, dress, sweater, and pants, etc for a quick outfit change.  For Halloween Costume, please avoid a costume with the big hat as it will create a shadow over their cute little face. Please feel free to bring any Halloween theme prop like treat bag to make this photo session more special! Halloween mini sessions are the perfect way to remember the excitement of Halloween!

FEE: $35 per child, include 15 min photo session with one outfit change, Halloween, and props to use.

please add $20 for a sibling  (due to a limited shooting space, no more than two children total.)

The online gallery will be available on October 29th.  Professional Print and the digital file is available for purchase from $30~.  Special Package will be available!   No refund will be issued for cancellation within 48 hours.

~ Sample Fall Outfits ~

 

~ Holiday Photo Booth ~

It’s time for Holiday Photo Booth!  Magical birch forest for  ” Winter Wonderland” 2017 look! This will be like nothing you’ve ever seen before!!  Floating snowflakes, spring lights, teepee will from the perfect scene!  The actual set up image will be ready to show you in November but you know it’s going to be so pretty!   15 minutes, 2 backdrops!  Reserve your spot now!

 

 

 

DATE: November 16th, Thursday 9 am ~ 1 pm at Aika Cardin Photography Studio in Walnut Creek SOLD OUT

              November 18th Saturday 9 am ~ 1 pm at Aika Cardin Photography Studio in Walnut Creek  SOLD OUT

              December 3rd  Sunday 9 am ~ 1 pm at Aika Cardin Photography Studio in Walnut Creek  1 left

 

RECOMMENDED AGE: 4 months old ~ 6 years old (recommended: baby should be able to sit up with support)

FEE: $ 35  per child, include 15 min photo session, one outfit change, two backdrop set up

please add $20 for a sibling  (due to a limited shooting space, no more than two children total.)

The online gallery will be available on November 27th.  Professional Print and the digital file is available for purchase from $30~.  Special Package will be available!   No refund will be issued for cancellation within 48 hours.

 

CLOTHING:  Winter Wonderland backdrop – I recommend light color, fairy dress, cozy sweater, boots, winter clothes,

Classic Holiday Lights backdrop – I recommend all holiday colors outfits!

 

 

SIGN UP FROM HERE for Halloween & Holiday Photo Booth: Please consider your little ones nap time when you select a time!  If the available dates are not shown in below calendar, it means it’s already booked. 



How to Prepare:

~ Feeding little ones ~

Please feed your little ones before you arrive and make sure they drink plenty of water.  15 minutes can seem like a long time to a little kid so let’s make sure we make them comfortable so they can put on their best smiles!

~ Clothing ~

Please make sure to try on the clothes in advance so that you can adjust the size. Most importantly, your little one has to be comfortable!  Please try to avoid large hat as it will create a shadow on the face.  The full diaper doesn’t photograph well… Please have a diaper changed right before the session!

Please feel free to Email at photo@aikacardin.com with any questions and I’m looking forward to photographing your little ones!

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Studio Session

Studio session is perfect for maternity, newborn, baby, glam up Holiday Family Session and headshots! Studio is convinientrly located in downtown Walnut Creek! Email photo@aikacardin.com for more details!

Holiday Family Session

Holiday Family Sessions are in full swing right now!  Do you have a perfect family portrait for your 2017 Holiday Card?  Grandparents coming in town for Holidays?  Extended family sessions is a great way to capture the Holiday memories!

E-mail photo@aikacardin.com for availability!