Roots & Shoots Photography

We specialize in high quality, professional school portraits that truly capture each child's authentic spirit. 

 current clients

 

The Academy
AltSchool
American Int'l Montessori
Assumption School
Benito Juarez Elementary
Berkwood Hedge
Children's Garden Montessori
Community Arts Preschool
Compass High School
Crestmont School
Crowden School
Downtown Charter Academy
El Cerrito Preschool Coop
Emerson Elementary
Escuela Bilingue Int'l
Frog Hollow Nursery School
Gan Avraham
Gan Shalom
Golden Gate Kids Preschool
Growing Place Family Preschool
Growing Light Montessori School
HG Learning Academy
Head Royce School
JCC of the East Bay Preschool
Jefferson Elementary
John Henry High School
Kinderstube
Linda Beach Cooperative Preschool
Magnolia Children's School
Malcolm X Elementary
Montessori Family School
Montessori School at Five Canyons
N. Oakland Community Charter School
Nia House Learning Center
Northern Light School
The Nurtury
Oakland Charter Academy
Oakland Charter High School
Pacific Boychoir Academy
Park Day School

 

 

 

Peralta Elementary
Pinecrest Preschool
Potrero Kids
Prospect Sierra School
Richmond Charter Academy
The Saklan School
Semillas
Sequoia Elementary
Seven Hills School
Sheffield Preschool
Shu Ren International School Skyline Preschool
Skytown Preschool
St. John's Childcare
St. Stephens
Step One Preschool
Tehiyah Day School
Thousand Oaks Elementary
Urban Montessori Charter School
Via Nova Children's School
Willard Middle School

 

CORPORATE

Alcoholic Research Group
Boom Planning
CAL Berkeley, Catering
CAL Berkeley, Dining
Chabot Medical
Class Law Group
Education for Change Public Schools
Farmland LP
Grand Fare Market
Great Monday
Int'l Council for
Clean Transportation
Killing My Lobster
Koshland Pharmacy
Moms Rising
On the Move
Ramsey and Ehrlich, LLP
 

kudos
 


"You are gifted photographers and I will always treasure these school photos. "
–Parent, Escuela Bilingue Internacional

"Gorgeous!"
–Principal , Peralta Elementary

"Oh my gosh, I almost cried when I saw these portraits–they are so beautiful!"
–Parent, Peralta Elementary

"They have a gift for capturing that thing – presence, soulfulness, the light that comes through the eyes ."
–Prema Nihan, Wise Woman Entrepreneur

"Who do I thank for choosing Roots & Shoots to do our school photography? These pictures are so much better than the ones from previous years. They're beautiful! I want to order a print of every kid in Coby's class!"
–Parent, Thousand Oaks Elementary

"We LOVE LOVE LOVE this portrait of Oliver!"
–Parent, Nia House Learning Center

"I wanted a portrait that looked professional, but yet very much like me and I knew Cheri could accomplish that in a fun, quick
photo shoot."
–Deva Dalporto, YouTuber, author, actor, blogger

"Wow - just looked at my daughter's class picture, along with some other classes at NOCCS. The portraits are natural and charming - just amazing that you could be so consistently great with each and every child's portrait!"
Parent, North Oakland Community Charter School

"Thank you so much for the incredible work you did for the JCHS senior portraits!  You really captured each student's distinctive character. Your portraits have definitely started a new tradition!"
–Director of Marketing, Jewish Community High School of the Bay

"The photo you took of Emmett is beautiful -we love it!! The class picture is priceless, as well. Thank you for being the talented professionals that you are."
–Parent, Woolsey Children's School