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Introducing the Bay Area’s Favorite Mentor & Photographer

Esther Kay is a multi-award-winning photographer, international certified educator, and proud owner of Esther Kay Studio. With years of experience in the industry, Esther is an expert in Fine Art Maternity Photography. 

Having mentored photographers across the United States, Esther is now taking her knowledge global with a worldwide tour in 2024, teaching and inspiring photographers from diverse backgrounds. She holds a distinguished role as a grand ambassador for renowned companies like ProPrintsLab, DreamBooksPro, and ZoomBackdrops.

Esther’s teaching philosophy centers on mastering the technical aspects of photography while fostering creativity and individuality among her students. By emphasizing consistency and artistry, she empowers photographers to create timeless pieces for their clients.

Beyond her professional accomplishments, Esther finds joy in her role as a devoted mother to two children and a supportive partner to her musician husband. In her leisure time, she enjoys activities like cycling, hot yoga, and camping, savoring precious moments with her family.

As a mother and business owner, Esther understands how busy life can get and sometimes we forget to savor and capture the little moments – that is where Esther Kay Studio comes in.

Check Out the Esther Kay Studio

Esther’s studio is located in the heart of Silicon Valley, Palo Alto California. This is where she shoots her maternity, newborn, motherhood and milestone sessions. This intimate space is where all of the magic happens!


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