• big sur on film

    shot with my contax 167mt with kodak portray 400 (my

    shutter speed

    film is light sensitive. that means, nothing shows up

    aloha part two; the film

    things i miss: the food. oh, the food. hawaii, you are


    just got back from a week in oahu with ryan. it was

  • Welcome!

    Miriam Hermansen Photography is about being who you are with your people, in spaces full of light and meaning.

    Southern California girl with lots of cameras--digital and film, i read lots of books and write in lots of notebooks. I have five kids, two dogs, and am married to my sweetheart for 13 years now. I love Bob Dylan and Joni Mitchell and Delaney and Bonnie Bramlett.

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Category Archives: blog

a family of six

I am behind on blogging. This mother, however, is not behind. These are the annual family photos and they were taken back in August. ThisView full post »

baby jack

baby jack’s mom and dad are haylee and edward and i shot their wedding about a year and a half ago! so awesome to see this coupleView full post »

victoria and ryker; a girl and her horse

ava loves horses. so when i went to take photos of raker and his mommy/owner victoria, i brought her along with me. we took a few photos,View full post »

rainy day children

if you’ve been living under a rock, there’s a drought going around in the state of california. so my kids have no idea whatView full post »

newborn blakely

remember this pregnant mama? this is her baby, blakely! she’s the sweetest little thing. mackenzie is the most excited andView full post »

kim’s maternity

this is kim. a couple years ago my seth went to kindergarten and kate was left without her favorite playmate. so i went on the hunt for aView full post »

beautiful bella

when we first met she was bella the babysitter and kate would cheer when she was coming over. now she is simply bella. we have grown toView full post »

astrid and sam

this wedding was shot at one of my favorite venues: the bacara in santa barbara with my friend, jillian, of jillian rose photography. sinceView full post »

a surfer and a landscape

took these at an engagement shoot out of leo carrillo the other day. i love the beach.View full post »

brittani and derek; married in the santa monica lds temple

i raced to get to this wedding. friday i was in san francisco for my dad’s wedding (which i was also photographing) and so we leftView full post »