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Local Insider Video

April 07, 2020 - I was recently featured on Kendra Halverson-Burke's Local Insider Editions video series. If you need a realtor, Kendra i...
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Getting Intimate...

February 05, 2020 - February is the month of love...and what's better than self love!? In a world with hundreds of images flying at us ever...
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A bit about Seniors...

February 11, 2019 - FINALLY, you got them through those teenage years and now you are going to miss them. That last year before they head of...
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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 Portraits...

February 11, 2019 - I often get asked if I do headshots or corporate work and yes I do. I have a handful of corporate clients that I do regu...
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A bit about Babies...

February 09, 2019 - Babies, yes I photograph babies. The beginning of life. Indoor, outdoor (weather dependant) in your home or mine...my go...
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Photocube an alternative to the Photobooth

January 21, 2019 - The PHOTOCUBE An alternative to a typical photobooth... It's a HASHTAG based printer software Great for parties or an...
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Jordan + Bryce:: Hidden Meadows Snohomish Wedding

June 10, 2017 - They met at UW…and it didn’t take long for them to fall in love. Becoming the best of friends, Jordan has been patiently...
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Perms & Crimped Hair...Bringin Sexy Back...

June 02, 2017 - I would sit in front of my full length, gold trimmed, 80’s, tri-fold, closet doors (mirrored of course) staring at mysel...
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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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Pushing Past Fear and Taking the Chance to Learn

January 04, 2017 - I must admit I really never liked school. Reading a text book and applying it…hmmm not so much. I did go to college and...
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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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Life might be like a box of chocolates...or a PINBALL machine

May 26, 2016 - I was dropping the kids off at a birthday hosted at a restaurant the other day. Sounds of coins being shoved in the meta...
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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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Tweeners...not a girl...not yet a woman...the 'in-between'

January 27, 2016 - Big teeth and braces finally filling those gaps where baby teeth used to live. Eyebrows expressing and telling a story o...
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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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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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Katelyn + Spenser:: Red Barn Studios Rustic Wedding

August 03, 2015 - As she sauntered down the hallway to class she glanced over and staring at Katelyn was this fine young gentleman…well no...
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Erin + Kevin:: A Colorful City Wedding at AXIS, Pioneer Square

August 03, 2015 - She winked at him and he decided to email back. That’s how it goes on Match.com. From then on Kevin was enamored by Erin...
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Little Waves, Big Picture

July 31, 2015 - I have had a few...OK MANY hours of laying in the pool this past week. As I float around I see the ripples and small wav...
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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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Hannah + Matthew:: Marysville Opera House Wedding

March 31, 2015 - They met through friends and at the time Matthew happened to ‘like’ someone else. As his best man, Kristopher, put it…’i...
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Pine Cones...not acorns but...do they resemble your life?

February 17, 2015 - You would think after 4 full years in business I would finally clue in to the cycle of business in the photography world...
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Yelena + Daniel:: Lord Hill Farms Wedding

January 09, 2015 - There is still something about a handwritten letter…not a text, not typed but words from the heart in your loved ones ow...
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Friends, A Closet & Barn Doors...How they go together & How to get them...

August 29, 2014 - You know those friends you have that can do anything…like super talented at most everthing. That would be my friend John...
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A Studio, An Addition & A Party...

July 03, 2014 - It had been 9 months in the making…a baby of sorts…an extension of my business. And it was time to celebrate. We didn’t...
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Change, Change & More Change Part II...with a PARTAAAAYYYY thrown in!

June 10, 2014 - He would show up every morning at 7:30. We’d meet, review the happenings for that day, maybe force him to eat my muffins...
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Songs, Photos and Old school cassette tapes... 'Am I wrong'!

March 20, 2014 - All through high school and college I was that girl with the tape recorder (yes cassette tapes…remember those), playing...
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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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Alicia + Andy:: Pine River Ranch Snow filled Wedding

March 19, 2014 - There was something about a winter white wedding that made Alicia’s heart skip a beat. An outdoor ceremony in the middle...
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A new bend in the road mixed with a bit of mentoring...

February 05, 2014 - We sat in my half decorated living room, excited for the finishing touches to come together on my renovations! As we rem...
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Change, Change & More Change...

January 08, 2014 - The foundation has been poured, many walls have been built and hundreds of hours have been spent constructing. All in th...
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Past, Present & Future

December 12, 2013 - She is a wife, a mother of 5, an everyday kind of woman. Getting groceries, taking care of her family, visiting her gran...
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The Actuality of Family Photos...mine included!

November 20, 2013 - You book your session and stress about outfits, ordering multiple items and sizes online (only to return 90% of it). Onc...
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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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Taking a Break...from Photos...

September 12, 2013 - Anticipation filled the air. My girls could hardly contain their excitement for a new school year. Both of my girls love...
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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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Flowers, Notes & Friendship:: Appreciating something that I don't typically LOVE...

August 05, 2013 - I'm not sure when it happened or even why it happened but I have never been a flower lover. I do admire the way florists...
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Those candid moments...real or fake???

July 24, 2013 - Those candid moments in life. The ones we love to capture…with the wide open mouth laughter and the ugly cry…every woman...
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Finding Routine in your Travels...

July 08, 2013 - More and more I realize I am a creature of habit. Even while in Rome I get up walk past the same outdoor aromatic flower...
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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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A bit of reminiscing...Here's to Africa, Here's to a Year Ago!

June 19, 2013 - It’s funny how quickly memories can fade…but every once in a while you have an epiphany…something that brings back a mem...
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Massage and how it helps my Photography ninja moves...

May 31, 2013 - Growing up in small town Saskatchewan, and when I say small I mean 850 people small, definitely had it's challenges with...
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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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A Throwback to Flashdance...

May 16, 2013 - The past has a way of repeating itself, sometimes in life and often in fashion. As acid wash and neon re-enter the scene...
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Fresh Bread, Bedhead & Celebrating Mother's Day at Gold Creek Church

May 03, 2013 - It was another Saturday morning and the smell of fresh baked bread wafted through the air. No I didn’t live in a bakery...
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Launching Wish to Wed...a way to give some LOVE!

April 25, 2013 - You know those times in life where you meet a few people and just know ‘They are some good peeps’! I have had the pleasu...
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Loathing Change but Loving the Outcome...and our New Addition

April 17, 2013 - Change...I know there are people out there who love it...me, well...loathe maybe a strong word but it maybe the best fit...
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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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God Made a Farmer

March 15, 2013 - Huge snowflakes falling, a brisk wind blowing, and although the sun maybe diffused it's still blinding as it reflects of...
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Meeting Online, Boots and a Sweet Coordinator...it's all in the details!

February 19, 2013 - You meet someone online and instantly fall in “love”…all because of the boots they are wearing in their profile picture.
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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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The Ebb & Flow...

February 07, 2013 - As I learn the ebb and flow of the photography business and seasons within it, I find that sometimes it’s less about the...
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Photoshop & Design...and a great contact!

January 09, 2013 - I will never forget when I first opened Photoshop and starred at the blank screen thinking ‘isn’t it suppose to do somet...
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Fitness & Photography...and My High School P.E. teacher!

January 04, 2013 - He was my high school P.E. teacher, and I think every girl in my class had a secret crush on him…OK so there were only 8...
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A Bushel & A Peck...

September 18, 2012 - With life comes fleeting moments, memories and often lost loved ones. As I stay busy with my wifey duties, motherhood an...
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Life's not perfect...

September 07, 2012 - My mom would always say 'Life's not perfect'...so yes mom I get it...BUT is it wrong to want it to be!!? I have to admi...
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Christmas Eve like anticipation & a little dancin'!

September 04, 2012 - ‘Ahhhhhhh I have a 1 st grader!!!’ has been racing through my head for the past week! I always knew I would have childr...
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10 Reasons I like to Dance...

August 29, 2012 - Top 10 reasons I like to dance... 1. It's great exercise! 2. It's fun. 3. Did I mention it's fun. 4. People always s...
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Photographing Life...

August 16, 2012 - Life has a way of happening and sometimes really fast. I had this idea, and though making a video is not original, it wa...
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My 'Signature' Event & Skippin' on Lilypads...

August 07, 2012 - When you grow up in small town Saskatchewan it’s not that hard to be good at a sport…especially when you are the only on...
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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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College, 2 blondes and a little Worldshakin'!

July 27, 2012 - There was no way...no way I was going to Bible College. I mean I was enrolled in University taking business, living with...
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Unexpecting...and a little extra 'love' from above!

July 24, 2012 - Of course we all know life is unpredictable. We can plan as much as we want but often a curve ball is thrown our way and...
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My life in e-cards...

July 18, 2012 - I wish I could get a tan from my computer screen. I promise I think about you...does that count? I remember life befor...
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Solitude

July 16, 2012 - We walked and walked, hiked and hiked and when we couldn’t trudge along anymore we did what we needed to do…kept walking...
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Zoom Zoom...

July 11, 2012 - I like to zoom...and not in the way my kids want me to zoom around. I mean zoom in, get close, focus in on the detail. B...
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Hits & Mrs.

July 07, 2012 - 3 am…I am wide wake again, I always thought I was immune to jet lag…I could sleep through anything. I guess this is one...
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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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