First Friday Santa Cruz

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Yvonne Falk

Yvonne Falk

Yvonne Falk grew up in Santa Cruz. Following in her mother’s footsteps as a photographer. She shoots events, portraits, headshots, product and lifestyle shots. Nature is always draws her to hike in and photograph. She can be reached...
Bredette Dyer

Bredette Dyer

Bredette is intensely moved and inspired by the many forms of life. She photographs anything from tiny mushrooms of the forest and farms in the area, to abandoned structures with stories to tell. Her intention is to capture the world in a unique and beautiful way....
Bernadette Cruz

Bernadette Cruz

I love capturing the fun, weird, and magical spirit of Santa Cruz through photography, and writing about art and culture. I dig whiskey, the moonlight, and being a big kid with my family and friends. You can follow my adventures on Instagram @burnadebt19...
Julie Forbes

Julie Forbes

Julie Forbes fled the cold winters of Pennsylvania nearly two decades ago for the warm California sun. Her passion is to shoot the people, places, and natural wonders of her adopted hometown. She is inspired by the words of Henri Cartier-Bresson: “To photograph … is...
Allison Garcia

Allison Garcia

Through her photos, Allison likes to capture spontaneity, interesting faces, and moments that tell a story. She photographs at a variety of events around town—She says that with all of its pop-ups, entrepreneurs, non-profits and colorful characters, there’s never a...
Salvador Ingram

Salvador Ingram

A former photojournalism major at UCSC, Salvador worked as Photo Editor for City on a Hill Press and has done freelance photography for Good Times. He also was part of the original team that opened Hotel Paradox, working on events and launching their social media. He...