Category Archives: Families

So in love

This family…always so in love with each other. Also so willing to be connected and share the peculiarities, the nuances, the silliness of their life as a family with me, with the camera. Always so dedicated to their boy and the documenting of his childhood. And always letting he and I continue to develop our […]

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A little bit slower

I had the opportunity lately to attend a 3 day workshop with some remarkably talented women. I learned and listened and experienced. We came together to sift through all the different ways that people run their business and conduct their sessions. It made me think about so many aspects of my business. It’s hard to believe […]

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Hello Spring

It’s not just about 3 things I love coming together – spring, childhood and client friends….but when it happens it feels kind of magical.

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Hello 6!

Hands down 4-7 is my favorite age. They’re silly, they’re unselfconscious, they’re fun to be around, up for adventure and they can keep up with the jokes. Photographing them is every bit as exciting. I welcome their selves and the uniqueness of their personalities. It’s very rare that their rambunctiousness is naughty…usually its either an interaction or […]

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The weekend

Last year this family met me at their favorite park and brought their bikes which are a big part of their lives. We explored their haunts and trundled around on their bikes. This year they wanted to celebrate their new home and the things that happen there in the rainy winter weekends of Seattle. And […]

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Trust

There are a lot of variables in a photo session. There are the physical variables of the weather, the location, the family size. There are the emotional variables of the moods, the temperaments, the level of hunger and tiredness. These things can really impact the photos and the photo experience. But in my opinion there […]

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As we are

Many times this friend has commented before a session about how the body or the hair or some thing that one might want to change, improve, modify, didn’t get done yet again in time for photos. And every year she lays that aside and takes photos regardless. And every year I commiserate (and think about […]

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