745 Sutro Ave.
Novato, CA 94947
Your Photographer for LIFE
Danielle Buoncristiani’s love of photography developed in the Yearbook Darkroom of her high school over 25 years ago. To be able to catch certain expressions on film and then see them emerge in the darkroom was very rewarding. While Danielle proceeded to go to UC Davis and later earned her teaching credential she continued to take photography classes. During Danielle’s 10 years of working with children she started the school yearbook and was asked to take family photographs of her students. When Danielle decided to leave teaching and to start her own family she was asked by a colleague what her dream job would be and her answer was to become a full time Family Photographer. Over 12 years ago Danielle made that dream her reality and her business has grown each year. Danielle’s enjoyment comes so much from the wonderful people who she has the honor to work with and the still extremely rewarding aspect of seeing her artistic vision come true in the portraits that she creates.
Buoncristiani Photography specializes in Generational, Family, and Life Milestone™ Photography. Using natural light, beautiful outdoor locations, and by taking the time to get to know the families; Danielle is able to create portraits that help to tell the story of your family. All Portrait Sessions are about letting the personality of the family shine through and show the special connections that you have with one another. Life Milestone Portrait Session ™ focuses an hour on the individual celebrating their milestone and then we bring the whole family together to create portraits that captures this amazing time in our lives. Generational Portrait Session gets the entire family together, Grandparents, adult children, and the grandkids…three sometimes even four generations all together for a portrait. A portrait session with Danielle Buoncristiani is a magical experience with gorgeous portraits as forever keepsakes of a special time in your lives.
For Danielle family is the foundation of our lives it is what gives us support, strength, and love. Her passion for photography is seeing the connection of family members and memorializing the moments with photographs. Our lives are so busy at times and it is important to freeze a moment in time with portraits. Danielle has a BS from UC Davis, a teaching credential from Chapman University, and is a Professional Photographer from her passion to embrace family and the time we share together. Danielle photographs her own family every year. Danielle believes strongly in supporting our local schools and is involved with volunteering in the classroom, Leadership committees and fund raisers. Danielle is currently an Assistant Scout Master in her boys’ Boy Scout troop camping alongside the boys and soaking up every moment. This time with our families rushes by and it is important to savor the moments.