"Danielle brings a personal energy to each and every image she creates from start to finish. Her art shows the love she has for the essence of humanity. Creating images that inspire emotion, by showing a truth that beauty is in us all."


"If you are looking at Danielle Kinney for photography you have arrived! Look no further-stop shopping!  There is no question that she is absolutely the best! Just look at her portfolio. We hired Danielle Kinney to do the photography at our only daughter’s wedding this last December. It was the best vendor choice we made! She was a consummate professional: on time, prepared and knowledgeable about the process of what a wedding needs to keep moving, stay light, be easy and fun. Danielle did everything she said she would and more! But that is not the best thing about Danielle- as great as she is to be with, and to work with, her photographs and those of her very professional associate, were spectacular. They captured the mood, the moments and the joyous energy of this wonderful once in a lifetime occasion. My daughter and I planned for 8 months, we had a lot of investment in the ceremony and reception. We knew what we wanted. But most of all we wanted mementos that would bring all the sweetness of the day back to us for the rest of our lives. In Danielle’s photos we got exactly that. She was nothing short of spectacular. She will remain our family photographer for as long as she will have us. You are all that and a bag of chips Danielle!‏

Desda Z.
"I have done numerous photo shoots with Danielle now (boudoir shoot for my husband, fashion shoots, and a fun girls day/group boudoir shoot) and she has always been nothing short of amazing. What impresses me the most about Danielle is her ability to make me instantly comfortable in my own skin in front of the camera. The first time I did a shoot with her I was so nervous, especially because I was going to be practically naked. Danielle just has a way about her that will make you feel like you've been best friends for years and that there is no reason to be anything but confident. She is is also an extremely knowledgable and talented photographer. She knows the best poses to make you look good and feel good. Her finished product is breathtaking as well. I love how her work has a certain romanticism to it. Her shots are always beautiful. I would 100% recommend Danielle to anyone looking for a photographer for any occasion. I look forward to working with her many more times!"

Caitlin T. 
"Danielle Kinney is an amazingly talented photographer. She made sure to capture my families love and excitement for our new addition to the family. She has an eye for detail and natural beauty involving all aspects of the shot. Danielle doesn't just take pictures, she creates art. I now have these lasting memories captured and I hold them close to my heart."

Aimee D.

"Danielle did an amazing job photographing my Bridal Shower at Gracianna Winery last weekend. The album is absolutely perfect! I highly recommend Danielle Kinney for all of your photography needs, big or small. 

previous testimonial  from Shelley

"Danielle photographed a couple different sessions for me including a boudoir shoot, my bridal shower and our wedding. She made the process fun, comfortable and easy. I couldn't be more pleased with our pictures. I think Yelp said it best when they said "Woohoo! As good as it gets!
Thank you Danielle for all of the memories you have given me"

updated testimonial from Shelley 

I love all of Danielle Kinney 's  work, and find myself more impressed with every photo. The concepts are always so unique, Which is especially refreshing considering how mundane and "same" most family and wedding photos can be. Some of her lighting choices are so tricky and require SO MUCH talent, but the tone it sets is so intense and authentic. Her work is proof photography is not only an art, but certainly isn't dying.  You can't get this on your phone. Worth every penny, every time.

Kelly E. 

Danielle has photographed my niece on multiple occasions, which her beautifully captured pictures inspired me to get my pregnancy photos taken through her as well.  Although I'm very awkward and not photogenic at times, Danielle made me feel comfortable and helped me through the entire process.  If you want a true professional with an artistic eye, contact Danielle and don't wait!! I will continue to book fuether appointments, I'm a true believer!!!!  Thanks Danielle, for everything!!!!

Melissa H.


I have had the pleasure of enjoying Danielle's amazing photography for nearly 10 years.  Simply put her skills are magical.  Her photos captivate you and you can actually feel yourself being taken to that moment.  Her artistic approach and innovative ideas have the clients swooning for her.  I highly recommend Danielle and would give 10 stars if possible.   Professional, quick turn around and an absolute pleasure to work with.

Dawn M. of Events by Dawn Marie



Selected Publications

—  Client work published by year, online and in print



Gothesque Magazine

San Francisco, CA





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