Last Autumn I was deeply honored to follow Kristen and Jeff and their gorgeous brave boy into the woods near their Kirkland home for an activity-based photoshoot where they showed me all their favorite adventure spots. There was water crossing and tree climbing and leaf kicking oh my!Read More
Today's blog post is about the gorgeous Cardona Family. They were in Seattle recently working with the good people at Seattle Children's Hospital and they invited me to meet their family at the playground for some good old fun and then to follow them to the hospital and each lunch with them and meet their team.Read More
Cecelia and her daughter Amethyst Rose live in a gorgeous cozy apartment in Shoreline, just north of Seattle. Last month I joined them for crafting time and together time because capturing our ordinary lives is MAGICAL!Read More
Yesterday I removed the picture above, the photograph of my two menfolk in their skeleton costumes from the montage at the front of my website. A year ago it was one of the best pictures I had ever taken. The repetition of the costumes, the lowlight sense of motion, the reflection of the trees. Plus it brought up good memories - we always cruise down to the Village in Magnolia where they block off the whole main drag for tiny trick or treeters and run into all our friends and eat chinese on the way home.
A year later, my portfolio has grown and deepened and now I have better pictures. What a wonderful feeling to notice my own growth, to say wow, I know more than I did.Read More
I've been thinking a lot about Father's Day this week. I threw a shin-ding to celebrate my husband last Sunday and I was so happy to take time and celebrate him. Our culture both gives too much credit to dads and not enough.Read More
I met Leviel and his mother Arnalyz on a cold, rainy day in front of the Imagine Children’s Museum in Everett. The museum is four floors of perfection. From a xylophone the size of a wall, to a tree house filled with picture books and an entire indoor mini golf course – it’s a dream world of play.Read More