Mother, Child, and Big Love

Sometimes I think about how much I love Rufus. I think about how the sound of his cry makes me shoot out of bed and go running down the hallway. I think about how much I ached and yearned for him when I thought he might not be at all. I think about how a giggle from him, the arch of an eyebrow, can undo me completely

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Branding Sessions are FUN

I will admit it. I need new photos for my website and brand pretty badly. I have family photos, but I need some “headshots.” When I say headshots, what I am looking for is something that really shows my personality, my style, what I am bringing to the table. All of us small biz owners have been told so often to put our face out there more. I know that when I share my own face or a pic with Rufus on Instagram, the photos preform much better than usual.

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A Seattle Maternity Session at Discovery Park

Due to a few unforeseen events, this maternity session ended up happening after the sun set on Discovery Park in Seattle. Aparna and Sunith are so excited to be parents and it couldn’t be more obvious. They haven’t lived in the Seattle area long (they relocated from India to the Carolinas to New York and now here), so I was worried about the support they would have after the baby arrives- but Sunith’s parents are already here and they will have both sets of parents staying with them for a couple of months.

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Is Fog OK for Family Photos?

In a nutshell, YES! If you schedule your family photos during the fall in the PWN, there are several weather conditions you might have to contend with. Overcast days, rain, and in this instance, fog! A foggy day definitely sets a certain tone. It is a bit moody. I like the way it separates the subject a bit from the background. It is like they are in a little world of their own. As a PNW photographer I try to embrace the weather we have. It can’t always be done, but sometimes it works out perfectly.

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15 Christmas Activities in Seattle and the Eastside

If you haven’t guessed from the multiple Halloween posts this fall, we are pretty into the holidays. Seattle is a hard place to live in the winter. It rains and the days are short. That is where Christmas festivities come to the rescue. Today I want to share some of my family’s favorite activities and places to go in and around Seattle during the holidays.

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