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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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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 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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The Chaos of Babies...

February 28, 2018 - Photographing babies has its challenges and its rewards. It can be chaotic but the outcome is worth it. My philosophy is...
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Comfy at Home...

October 17, 2017 - In home sessions are becoming more and more popular, probably more with couples but I loved being able to do one with th...
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Darcy + Tom:: DeLille Cellars Woodinville Wedding

June 23, 2017 - They had waited for what seemed like forever for each other…and now for this day. So many life changes happened quickly...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Christal + Shayne:: Dairyland, A Snohomish Barn Wedding

June 21, 2015 - It was a match made on the golf course. From the first golf lesson Christal was hooked…on Shayne that is. 6 years later...
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Chelsea + Eli:: A Sunrise Elopement

June 21, 2015 - It was a swing dancing class taught by Eli’s nana when Chelsea sauntered in with a mutual friend of theirs. Their friend...
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Mindy + Nelson:: A Benaroya Hall Wedding in Seattle

June 08, 2015 - It was high school and maybe it was Mindy’s blonde locks and radiant smile that immediately captivated Nelson. Or… maybe...
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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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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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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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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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Why I Do What I Do...

February 26, 2014 - As I sat on a plane headed to LA to see a friend, I had a plan…talk to no one, put my headphones in and sleep. It was 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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1920's Glam Inspired Styled Shoot

October 29, 2013 - It was June and we were all part of the Snohomish Wedding Tour. Sarah of EVENTful Moments Wedding & Event Planning had t...
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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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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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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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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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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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Running While Standing Still

April 04, 2013 - My brain always seems to be on overdrive. Never feeling like I do enough, reliving the days events in my head and wonder...
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Earning Trust & Following Through

March 27, 2013 - You meet a vendor and they are interested in photos of their venue or product. Of course it may not be your specialty bu...
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Sometimes RE-Gifting is OK!

March 08, 2013 - It's white and fluffy and so beautiful...and colder than I remember. I watch out the window to see my children making so...
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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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Friendship & Being A Tourist...

January 24, 2013 - It was 1 st grade…it feels like yesterday but reality is telling me it was a LOOONG time ago. I remember us sitting next...
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Makeup, Football and My Lens of Choice...

December 29, 2012 - It was a beautiful day, in fact a perfect day for some winter football. We stepped out of our car and the it started…rai...
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Getting AKWARD!!!

November 30, 2012 - We stress about the perfect outfit, only to have our children refuse to wear it the day of…wait for it…FAMILY PHOTOS!!!...
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Philanthropy...it's more than just a word...

November 07, 2012 - There were almost 20 of us every year…gathered around a long table that spread across the living and dining room. My mom...
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At First Glance...

October 31, 2012 - That first moment...where the groom sees something white out of the corner of his eye...he turns and does a double-take.
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Pedals, A Unicycle & A little R&R...

September 26, 2012 - I said the other day that I need more pedals on bike…well nothing has changed, I’m not sure if more pedals would make me...
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Dance cause YOLO...

September 13, 2012 - As I watched my girls in their first dance class yesterday I was reminded that we are all different. Obvious? Yes…but do...
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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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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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Welcoming Fall & to being a better 'player'...

August 24, 2012 - If you knew me from Evas kindergarten class last year you would know I seemed to be the last to know, late to everything...
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Cannonball!!

August 21, 2012 - We all want to make an impact, and I am no different...but sometimes I doubt whether I am or will. I can't always see th...
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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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In Other Words...

July 04, 2012 - As the Olympic Trials are taking place it made me think of our team that climbed Mount Kilimanjaro. Although more like o...
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Beauty, Relief & Some Goat...

July 03, 2012 - As our trip is winding down I am thankful for many things... For girls being girls even on a mountain top... For the s...
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One woman...

June 30, 2012 - She speaks no English, in fact she speaks very little at all. There is something about her that is mezmorizing. Maybe it...
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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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Different yet the Same...

May 18, 2012 - As I raise two girls it’s evident each and everyday how God has made us all completely unique! We were not meant to be t...
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Reading & A little Spring Cleaning...

May 17, 2012 - I must admit I am not much of a reader…I would say I am more of a listener. I would rather listen to a book on my ipod o...
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Standing up...

May 07, 2012 - Sometimes standing up is required...whether it's standing up FOR something or standing up ON something! Usually taking a...
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