Category Archives: Kids

All our families

In my 15 years of experience doing family portraits I can pretty confidently tell you that not all families are the same – some are strict, some laugh a lot, some are formal, some ridiculously laid back. I have kids that shoot me with stick guns and kids that are expressly forbidden to do so […]

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thank you friend

I’ve rewritten this blog post a hundred times to talk about trust and emotion and connection and comfort and expectations. It’s included words like job and creative and documentary but each time it sounds more convoluted than the last. But it all boils down to Trust. Which I think is the overarching theme of my blog. […]

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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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