Yearly Archives: 2016

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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hello newborn you

There are a number of different ways to approach newborn photography from the romantic to the clinical. I’m going for straight up…tiny baby, adoring parents, curious pets, eyes big with wonder (for both parents and bebe) and love…lots and lots of love.

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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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Curtis and Hillary’s Photobooth

The photo booth has become a mainstay of weddings…little booths with feathered boas and Viking hats. You cram in, make a mug and get a little strip to hang on the fridge. But to have an open stage on which to act up and only your crazy, kooky selves, your fun loving family and friends […]

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Sarah and Robert’s Wedding

Sometimes its just a nice wedding. It’s all the things I imagine a wedding to be…good people coming together to celebrate good people. There is intention but the planning doesn’t overwhelm the principles (or principals). For me, this was exactly that kind of wedding. I’ll reiterate what I feel like I say time and time […]

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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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Fair Fun!

The fair is their thing. Its end of summer fun…the kind where you say yes when you might say no, when you explore and pal around as a family. I was so happy to be invited to be part of the gang, to capture something that is in the now for them, the this time […]

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