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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.

Carrie & Broh

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Carrie and I have known each other for more than 10 years, and though we have not talked much in the last few years, I was thrilled to receive and email from her in late August.  Not only thrilled, but honored because Carrie was getting remarried and she was hoping I would be able to photograph the wedding.  Oh, did I mention that this request also terrified me?  Not only do I NOT do weddings, but I also don’t use any flash or light modifiers and this was a wedding, at night, in an beautiful venue (The Ruins) with no windows.   I never even hesitated when Carrie asked me, though, because I love her.

In fact, Carrie and Broh found their musicians, cake decorator and officiant the same way.  Talk about a labor of love!

Without further ado, her are my favorite pictures from this special day…

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This last picture requires a little explanation.  During the reception friends and family members would randomly stand up and give a toast to Carrie and Broh.  This picture is of Broh’s four boys toasting the couple.  Before this evening I had never met Broh, but if the way he raised these boys is any measure of the man then Carrie is a very lucky woman!

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Miss Hallie

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Miss Hallie is graduating in the spring.  She and her family came to one of my new combination sessions.  I think it is so important to document these amazing kids as they are in their senior year of high school but I also think that should include pictures of them with the rest of their family.  Hallie and her family had NEVER had formal pictures taken so I’m honored that they picked me to capture them.

Not only did I enjoy watching Hallie with her family but I also enjoyed walking around with her and hearing about their aspirations and passions.  Hallie gave me a great tip about some colleges offering ASL (American Sign Language) courses.  This is something Jill (my daughter) is interested in too so we are excited to check them out too!

This is a sneak peek before they get to see all of the rest of their pictures.  Here are MY favorites.  I can’t wait to see YOURS!

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My Future

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I love it when I can get glimpses into my future.  A few weeks ago I did a photo session for Jody.  We have worked together for our kids at a couple of different schools.  She is an amazing advocate for our kids and I’m awed by her persistence and enthusiasm.

I enjoyed meeting all three of her girls.  (And her hubby Cliff too!)  Madeline, Lydia and Caroline are about six years older than my crew.  They seem like such different personalities, but much like my own girls, they make a great unit.

Here are my favorites…

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Magic

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I know I’ve talked about magic light before.  That is light lovely soft sunlight that happens about an hour before the sun sets.  Sometimes a magical moment happens in that magical light.  As I came around the corner onto my favorite bridge, I saw Zoe and Zinnia dancing in the sun.  I didn’t ask them to, and they had run ahead so they didn’t even know I was taking their picture.  I love it when these things combine to make such a magical image.

I had a great time with these girls and their parents and I have even photographed them again since then because I take their school portraits too.  They are such characters!

Here are my favorites…

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