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What if you had the opportunity to bottle up your family's love and joy? Keep it tucked away so you could forever remember the way things were...that's what I'm here to do!

Brooklyn lifestyle photographer

Samantha Okazaki

"Sam came into our home with such warmth and genuine energy, and she left a friend. Our daughter was smiling and interacting with her from the start and by the end of the shoot Sam was holding baby Charlotte for some precious photos too.

Her photos capture the “real” moments of love and joy without using any props or gimmicks. And she went above and beyond providing guidance about the best time and lighting implications as well as advice about best outfits.

Most importantly, we loved the pictures we got from Sam. They are framed all over our home and the homes of our family members. We can't wait to work with Sam again!"

"Sam came into our home with such warmth and genuine energy, and she left a friend. Our daughter was smiling and interacting with her from the start and by the end of the shoot Sam was holding baby Charlotte for some precious photos too."

Jonathan + Evelyn

01/04

"I could have told you that our family's session with Sam was absolute perfection before I even received our proofs back. From the moment we started planning there was open and clear communication. And it really sealed the deal when Sam told me that "dads who hate pictures" are her specialty. She was right! She captured our family as their best selves, including bringing out the sweetest smiles in my young kids. We were all able to be so comfortable and natural with her, which truly allowed for an enjoyable experience. And who can usually say that about family pictures??"

"Sam captured our family as their best selves; we were all able to be so comfortable and natural with her, which truly allowed for an enjoyable experience. And who can usually say that about family pictures??"

Taylor + Sky

02/04

"We loved working with Sam! Everything was so seamless and easy — we felt at ease! We thought a newborn photo shoot would be awkward (especially with the lack of sleep!) but it was so fun and comfortable."

"We loved working with Samantha! Everything was so seamless and easy — from email communication, online payment, to final image delivery. We felt at ease! We thought a newborn photo shoot would be awkward (especially with the lack of sleep!) but it was so fun and comfortable."

Caitlin + Colin

03/04

"Our experience with Sam was amazing! We were overwhelmed by the idea of having pictures done with a toddler, but Sam immediately alleviated that stress by being relaxed and flexible. She was chatting with us, playing with our little one, making us laugh — and through it all took some beautiful photos."

"Our experience with Sam was amazing! We were overwhelmed by the idea of having pictures done with a toddler, but Sam immediately alleviated that stress. She was chatting with us, playing with our little one, making us laugh — and through it all took some beautiful photos."

Katie + Jess

04/04

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