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FAMILY Sessions

April 01, 2020 - Top Reasons for PROFESSIONAL Family Photos:: 1. Freeze time. 2. Children change every year...why not document it? 3....
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Kendra + Aaron // Intimate Seattle Elopement // Kingstreet Station Wedding

April 14, 2019 - They met in a grocery store...not meaning to make eye contact, they couldn't help it...it all happened so fast, with an...
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A bit about Kids...

February 11, 2019 - Kids...grow up so fast- let me say that again- SOOOO fast...I now have teenagers and can hardly believe it! I don't thin...
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A bit about Boudoir...

February 11, 2019 - Boudoir, which can also be called intimate portraits, or as I like to call them, 'A bit of SASS'. We as women are hard o...
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A bit about Maternity...

February 11, 2019 - Pregnancy is a time in a woman's life that causes dramatic change yet is relatively short (but gosh it can feel looonng)...
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A bit about Families...

February 09, 2019 - AHHHHH the dreaded family photos.... Families look different for everyone. Sometimes they are big, sometimes they are s...
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Tameron + Michael:: JM Cellars

May 20, 2017 - Meeting at work several years ago has finally led to these two saying ‘I DO’ in front of an intimate group of family and...
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Elaine+Erik:: Within Sodo

April 15, 2017 - When it comes to sincerity and kind hearted, these two are it. Easy to be around, great communicators (I won’t say over-...
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Brittany + Jacob:: Lord Hill Farms

February 11, 2017 - It started at the race track but not with gambling (they were far too young for that)…but with dirt bikes (flat track)....
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Gabrielle+James:: St. George and Sodo Park

January 14, 2017 - My phone rang and it was this upbeat chipper gal on the other end. Having photographed her fellow college friend in the...
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A HUGE Thank you...

January 10, 2017 - When I started this journey in 2010 I truly never knew it was what I always wanted to do. People have energy and I love...
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Michelle + Shawn:: Arctic Club and St. James Cathedral

January 07, 2017 - She had waited for this day for what seemed like forever. With her Monique Lhuillier dress hanging in the window and her...
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Laura+Tyler:: Black Diamond Gardens

October 22, 2016 - When coffee brings you together it makes for a perfect match. Well not sure if it was really the coffee but more Tyler’s...
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Briannah+Drew:: Monte Cristo Ballroom

October 02, 2016 - Drew was living with his friend and friends wife prior to meeting Briannah. So when Briannah came along, Ben & Andrea no...
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Hannah+Ryan:: Hollywood Schoolhouse

September 24, 2016 - With My Space and AOL first connecting these two and Ryan's high school curiosity pushing him to creep onto his friends...
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Alexa+Kyle:: Hidden Meadows

September 10, 2016 - She was 15 and his bright orange Dodge Challenger caught her eye. She knew at that moment she would marry this boy, her...
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Kailey + Statton:: Carleton Farms

August 13, 2016 - As they arrived at the venue, Carleton Farms, they could hardly contain their excitement. Getting ready in separate area...
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Emily + Steve:: Inglewood Golf Course

July 29, 2016 - She's the middle child and second of two girls. Her parents never thought she could be as sweet as her older sister...an...
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Hallie + Erik:: Trinity Tree Farm

July 28, 2016 - School was a commonality between them but a lineup outside a local bar brought them together. As fellow Cougs they had a...
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Kelly + Kory:: Sahalee Country Club

July 23, 2016 - She bought the bridesmaids necklaces 2 years ago knowing she would need them sooner than later. And now, finally, on 07.
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Morgan+Aaron:: Das Feld House

July 16, 2016 - She was there. He walked in. They met. They fell in love. He asked. She said YES. And now the big day was here! Das Fel...
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Krisla+Michael: Vietnamese Tea Ceremony, Colombia Winery, Woodinville Wedding

June 24, 2016 - As they passed each other in the hallway they caught eyes. Michael had always noticed Krisla in between the swarm of stu...
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Jourden+Michael:: Nature's Connection

June 11, 2016 - As we made our way down a remote road, out of nowhere is a luscious garden…Nature’s Connection. The sun was shining and...
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Mel + Colin:: Monte Cristo Ballroom

April 30, 2016 - They first walked down the aisle together 15 years ago. Not becoming husband and wife but as bridesmaid and groomsman ne...
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Kendra + Ryan:: Hidden Meadows

April 22, 2016 - As I pulled up to the drive-thru a sweet voice and soft laugh would greet me over the speaker asking for my coffee order...
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Marim + Ronnie:: Lynnwood Convention Center

March 05, 2016 - Marim waved the American flag at the reception like she had won the Miss America pageant and paid tribute to the nationa...
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Somar + Steve:: Heart by Heart, Hollywood Schoolhouse

February 21, 2016 - She walked in and sang her 'heart' out and he was smitten. Steve knew she was perfect...for their band. Steve, the origi...
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Chealsey + Evan::Winter Farm Wedding

February 14, 2016 - He has a monotone voice, except when she's around. He keeps his sense of humor under wraps, unless she's in the room. He...
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Megan + Steve:: Hollywood Schoolhouse

January 29, 2016 - As the wind blew and the rain fell I knew it was definitely a typical January day. A Friday to be exact. What wasn’t typ...
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Lorraine+Joah:: Sanctuary at Admiral

October 11, 2015 - That dress. That girl. Those eyes. Lorraine was truly a modern day princess. I think she was even shocked when she looke...
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Megan+Logan:: A Snohomish Outdoor Wedding

October 10, 2015 - Earlier this year as I walked into one of the local restaurants I heard my name from across the room. A group of women w...
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Gretchen +Jacob:: Dairyland

October 02, 2015 - She grew up in Olympia and over five years ago decided to make the move to live in Seattle. He happened to live in Seatt...
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Lindsey + Stephen:: Captain Inn at Whidbey

September 19, 2015 - It was in Pennsylvania…they were in dental school and their smiles caught each others attention…Kind of like an Orbitz c...
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Nermine+Ashraf:: Egyptian Orthodox, Bellevue Club

September 12, 2015 - It all started with a cross country visit. Ashraf came all the way from Florida just to meet Nermine. A Seattle girl who...
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Rachel + Geoff:: Dairyland Wedding

August 23, 2015 - Rachel was 19 and after meeting Geoff she knew she immediately had to date him. They wasted no time and were an item bef...
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Jordan + Tyler:: Woodland Meadows

August 22, 2015 - It was finally 0 days of counting down to their big day. Both Jordan and Tyler were equally as excited for this day to a...
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Katherine + Nick:: Newcastle Golf & Country Club Wedding

August 15, 2015 - It was a first date over pizza when Nick and Katherine first discovered they had a connection. It didn’t take long until...
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Amber + Andy:: Maplehurst Farms Wedding

August 10, 2015 - The halls of high school were lined with students but all of that didn’t seem to matter as Andy & Amber only had eyes fo...
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Kayla + Zack:: A Quaint Wedding at The Grand Willow Inn

August 03, 2015 - Kayla is that girl…the beautiful blonde with the cutest laugh. And it has never gone unnoticed by Zack! Once you hear it...
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Lindsey + Tyson:: Hidden Meadows Wedding

May 27, 2015 - Lindsey and Tyson aren't one for the camera! I am thankful they put up with me and were so gracious considering Lindsey'...
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A Journey within LAX...

May 21, 2015 - I hopped off the plane at LAX with a dream and my cardigan...well I did hop off the plane at LAX, with my cardigan but n...
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Gifts of Imperfection:: Finding Beauty in the Brokenness

March 19, 2015 - With Spring around the corner…well literally only a day away, the new leaves and blooms blossoming always makes me intro...
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Allison + Pat:: Diamond Knot Brewery Engagement

March 19, 2014 - He saw her across the room and like slow motion they moved towards each other and knew it was love…insert record scratch...
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In Sickness and In Health...

October 10, 2013 - She sat with her Starbucks tea and Ricola cough drops. Trying to enjoy the morning pampering, having her hair & makeup d...
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Air-Band or Karaoke?

September 24, 2013 - It was Monday, the kids were off to school, I had my iced coffee and 8 hours to dedicate to editing. So as I sat down I...
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The Safe Shot...

August 29, 2013 - It was bound to happen...it was just a matter of time... It was the brides earrings...an heirloom set from her mother....
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Finding the 'JOI' in life again & how we hide behind our computer...

August 15, 2013 - She sits at her desk early in the morning before her 3 year old runs into the room. Her emails and facebook posts are in...
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9 Things on my Random List and Not using Post-it notes...

June 28, 2013 - My days are often filled with much randomness and are somewhat sporadic of nature…tending to make me feel like I have se...
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That One time I Wanted to be a Writer...

June 13, 2013 - You know the greeting cards that say everything you are thinking and the person you get them from double underlines ever...
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Mixing Creativity with the Seattle Sun...

June 05, 2013 - I love the sun…some may even say I am a sun worshipper. I like to be tanned and yes spend far too much time tanning. I k...
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Snohomish Wedding Tour & some SWAG

May 23, 2013 - A home show, a wedding show, a car show...oodles of vendors, information galore and drawings to WIN BIG! I have always w...
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Something old, Something new, Something stinky…OH it’s that couch!

May 09, 2013 - I have to say there is nothing sweeter than clients that are as excited about their photographs as I am taking them. We...
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Photographing Children & Growing Old with matching hats...

April 11, 2013 - I coerce, over promise, and bribe...just to get my kids to wear something I bought for some 'special photos'. In reality...
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Out of Focus & A Fear of the Ocean

March 21, 2013 - There is something refreshing about toes in the sand and splashing in the ocean. I am a bit of a sun worshipper although...
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Celebrating Beauty in the 'Little Things'...

February 13, 2013 - It’s a day full of flowers & chocolates, wine & fancy dinners, love & romance! AND out of the 2.2 million couples that g...
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Shades of Gray...

January 17, 2013 - In a world of vibrant color I often feel like things ought to be black and white but somehow find myself among shades of...
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2012 REWOUND

December 14, 2012 - 2012…if I could do it all over again…I wouldn’t!!! Life is about living and learning and this year was no different. Of...
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Better late than never??

August 02, 2012 - It's a beautiful thing, this wonderful being growing inside your belly...yet your mind...hugely impacted. More than just...
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One of a Kind

June 16, 2012 - As my parents arrive today to care for our children as we head to Africa - I think back to my childhood remember a few t...
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Pushing & Going too far...

June 06, 2012 - Sometimes posing your clients can 'pose' a challenge...yes pun intended. Especially if they aren't sure if they want 'th...
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Sisters & Celebrating...

June 04, 2012 - Last night I had the privilege of photographing two different families...both with girls...sisters. It reminded me of th...
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Pressure

May 31, 2012 - As I sat eating cheetos veggies and was preparing to climb Mount Si again this past Monday as 'practice' for our upcomin...
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