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  • WELCOME!

    I began photographing children in black and white in 2000, shortly before the birth of my second daughter.

    Since that time, I have upgraded my equipment, refined my technique, and picked up some new tricks for working with children – but my style hasn’t changed. I like to take pictures that are natural, unposed, and informal. I focus on faces and tend to shoot close-ups. My goal is to capture the little things that represent who the child is in this moment, to bring back memories of a silly face, a fit of the giggles, a particular facial expression or hand position, or a spontaneous hug between siblings.

    I have lived in the Seattle area most of my life. I currently live in Issaquah with my husband and our three daughters, who keep me on my toes and give me lots of opportunities to try out new photography ideas!

    Thank you for your interest.

Super Halloween

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This year Kate chose her Halloween costumer early.  She knew right away that she wanted to be The Black Widow from the Avengers.  That got the other girls thinking about Superheros too.  Turns out Kate’s costume was the easiest to buy off the shelf.  Halloween 2014-107_WEB

My one rule, when looking for costumes online, was that it could not have ‘Sassy’ or ‘Sexy’ in the title.  You have no idea how many costume sets that eliminated!  For that reason the girls had to build their own.  Jill had a polka dot skirt and dotty Converse so she just needed a Captain America shirt and fun striped socks.  (We just couldn’t take the intense serious pictures of Jill.  Totally NOT believable.  So you get to smiley ones!)

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Ellie had the leggings and combat boots but she needed a Batman shirt, cool mask and black skirt.  (She went slightly over the $30 budget but we figure the skirt can be reused for Christmas.)

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And here is one outtake from our impromptu, ‘Oh my gosh it’s not raining quick get outside with the camera and costumes.’ photoshoot.  Kate really wanted to try to get The Black Widow’s signature hair flip.  We really didn’t get it at all but this picture just cracked us up!

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Four Little Monkeys

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Four little monkeys jumping on a bed.  Let’s not think about how the rest of that song goes because there was no falling or doctor calling here!

When my studio mate purchased a bed for the studio I didn’t think I would use it much.  I am not a boudoir photographer and it just didn’t inspire me much.  BUT then inspiration hit, just a few days before these girls were to come for their photo session.  Thank goodness their dad Mark was game because I just KNEW we would get some fun pictures of these girls.

Here are my favorites of these monkeys…

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Isabelle, Eloise, Caroline & Poppy | Family Portraits

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I usually photograph these girlies in the summer so it was a treat to see them all dressed up for fall.  Plus it was fun to have them in my new studio.  We had a good time wandering around Pioneer Square and then played a little bit in my studio.

Mark was the one to bring the girls this year and he did a great job coordinating outfits.  I love that Miss Eloise (pink scarf) was such a big help with her younger sister’s hair.  Actually Eloise’s enthusiasm for the whole photo process was so fun that I’m thinking I may have a new assistant soon enough!

Stay tuned tomorrow for some really fun jammie pictures.  (There are so many I want to share that I am breaking them up!) Here are my favorites…

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Fall Soccer

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This fall soccer season has been pretty crazy between Kate’s games and Ellie’s games often overlapping and then those games overlapping with Husky games and work.  Sheesh!  Saturdays have been serious run around days!

This Mama has been so proud to see her girls playing the same position she did, center fullback.  Both Kate and Ellie have become super aggressive this year and it makes the games so much fun to watch.

Not only has this sport been so good for them physically,but mentally too.  Both girls have teams where the camaraderie does not stop on the field.  I love hearing about the girls hanging out at recess or high fiving in the hall or eating lunch together.  So good to know these girls have eachother’s backs!

Here are a few favorites from the team picture days…

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I’ve been taking the team pictures for years and I can’t believe I’ve never taken a picture of this Mother Daughter team.  Well here you go!

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Sonja & Blake | Family Portraits

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I have photographed Sonja and Blake a few times at their elementary school.  This year, though, Sonja went and grew up too much.   She moved on to middle school so I was no longer photographing her school portraits.  Lucky for me that Erika brought them to see me for a family session!

Middle schoolers are amazing.  These guys change so much in such a short amount of time.  I’m serious!  There have been numerous times where I have photographed a child in 6th or 7th grade and then when they come back one year later I hardly recognize them.  A lot of times parents stop photographing their kids as often when they get older because it seems like they aren’t changing very much anymore but that couldn’t be further from the truth with this age group!

Here are my favorites.  (I even talked Erika into jumping into a few with her kids.  Mom’s NEVER have enough pictures with their kids!)

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