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Guest Writer for Lemonade & Lenses September Issue

I was at the gym being tortured by the treadmill when I decided to check my email.  There was the usual email informing me that I had inherited 300,000 million from an unknown family member and all I had to do was send them $2500 for the lawyer fees and of course Senior trying to set me

Miss Madi | Sehome High School Senior

Miss Madi Sehome High School 2013 Senior

Miss Claire | Seattle Senior Photographer

  Hair & Makeup by the talented Elizabeth Marie

Shane & Aubrey | Married

Shane & Aubrey 7.7.2012         Ceremony & Reception ∞ Hahn Estate Dress ∞ Alicia’s Bridal Shoppe Hair ∞ Plum Studio Floral and Decor ∞ Kay Van Wingerden and Dream Garden Works Catering ∞ The Sandwich Odyssey Cake ∞ Let Them Eat Cake Gelato ∞ Sirena

Reflectors and why you need them!

As a photographer a reflector or any reflective surface is your best friend.  If you are shooting into the sun and want a back lit shot you will have to have something casting light back onto your subject.  Light colored buildings or one with big windows are great reflective surfaces!  A great way

One Frame

Candi & Morgan Engagement Session Part 2 | San Deigo Wedding Photographer

This is part two of Candi and Morgan’s engagement session.   Check out Part one of this amazing session here Part One.  Going through these imaging is making me want to go back to San Diego so bad!   I usually don’t bring my kids to a session but since Candi and Morgan are

Morgan & Candi Engagement Session | San Diego Wedding Photographer

I have to admit that this has to be my favorite engagement session ever!  It might have something to do with the fact that California will always be home to me and I was so excited to shoot Candi and Morgans engagement session there!   We started off at Balboa Park which is absolutely amazing!  The

Zach & Mel Engagement Session | Wedding Photography

What can I say about these two that you won’t already see as soon as you look at these pictures?!  I laughed so hard during this session that my face literally hurt!  Mel and Zach thank you for being so easy going and adventurous!   I can’t wait for your wedding in August! Make sure you

Just one frame….

Sometimes you can get a quick shot you love without even leaving your driveway.  

Nathan & Leah | Seattle Wedding Photographer

I remember so clearly the first time I saw Leah and Nathan walk into Woods Coffee for our meeting.  I was nervous because I hadn’t really met with a lot of couples before and I hoped they liked me.  Although they both seemed a little shy at first,  I thought things went well and I instantly

Daelynn Portrait Session

Daelynn and I went out last week to take advantage of the beautiful sunshine!  Thank you to the talented Elizabeth Appel for doing amazing hair and makeup!!   Hair and Makeup Artist: Elizabeth Appel

Jay & Tessa Shuksan Golf Course Wedding

Jay and Tessa’s wedding was so amazing and so much fun that I’m going to have to do this in two parts.  This is part one of their day that began with Tessa getting ready at her parents beautiful house and includes some of the gorgeous pictures we took out in Semiahmoo.  Part two will be

Daniel & Jennifer | Seattle Engagement Photographer

Daniel and Jennifer met at Whitworth University in Spokane and are getting married in Montana this August.  I’m sure it’s going to be a wedding to remember because these two are so amazing!   You can tell how much they love each other the minute you see them together.  I was so honored

Seattle Engagement Photographer

Stay tuned for this engagement shoot next week!  

Seattle Wedding Photographer

Today is a new day, give yourself a hug.  

The Most Successful Wedding Photographer

My friend emailed me a picture the other day and when I saw it I cried.  It was a picture of one of my sons and I at my son Jake’s wedding.  When I looked at it I could still feel my son’s arms around me.  This is my son who is stationed in Japan and I hadn’t seen in two years.  I

Jake & Kendra’s Engagement Session | Bellingham Wedding Photographer

In the title is says Jake & Kendra’s engagement session but I should have wrote sessionssssss because we had lots.  That’s the beauty of being a mom and a wedding photographer!  We had such a blast on all these sessions and of course Jake and Kendra are the perfect