Monthly Archives: September 2012

doing the puyallup

i’ve had a fantasy of doing photos at the fair for years. years. i’d see other photographer’s images and get envious eyes, a longing heart. it seemed the perfect fit. i’ve done lauren’s photos for years and years. last year we rode the ferry. it was perfect. an active sitting seemed perfect for her. perfect perfect […]

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spontaneous beauty

we’d finalized the day and time and agreed on discovery park but we hadn’t picked a meeting spot. i called the night before. then that morning. no answer. starting to be nervous. called again en route. what could i do? not show and have her wait. better that i’m close. worst case is i explore […]

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a lovely mess

There is nothing particularly spectacular about these photos. But I feel a certain joyful giddiness when I look at them. These kids make me laugh but mostly they make each other laugh. They pinch, they hug, they lick, they wrestle, they share, they fight, they compete, they delight each other. They are all unique but […]

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hello family

I was floating on a happy cloud for days after this sitting. Happy. So happy. Everyone. Laughing. Running. Exploring. Engaged. It’s so incredibly life (and job) affirming to me. To be around families that can put aside their nervousness about the perfect photo and engage with their life for me and my camera. I can […]

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