Seattle Senior Portrait Photographer: Miss Nina – Class of 2016

Nina is one of my brides’ little sister. I loved spending the day with her and was so hoping she would want me to photograph her senior pictures. She is gorgeous inside and out! She is such a fun, happy girl, too. I wish I saw more of her and her sister. They are such a sweet family and truly have blessed my life.

Nina lives a bit far from me, so we decided to meet in Seattle at Discovery Park (my favorite place to take pictures in Seattle). This place has so many great places to shoot at and at one place!

Nina is super talented and has the greatest smile. I love photographing girls laughing and smiling. “Happy girls are the prettiest” – Audrey Hepburn

 

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Senior Portrait Photographer: Miss Mackenzie Class of 2016

This girl is so beautiful and so unique! I loved getting to know her (we both share a love for animals). I am so excited to see where she goes in life after High School. She will make a great Vet!

The other day I was at the Northwest Fair and was in the photography area. I always love to see what other people do and take pictures of. I often know some of the people who take pictures and love to see their work. I was so shocked to see a picture Mackenzie had taken that was up on the wall (and it had a ribbon next to it too)! She never mentioned that she did photography or anything during out session. She had taken a great shot of a building. I love meeting seniors with so much heart and talent like this girl. She’s a true gem!

Makeup by miss Anna Anderson.

 

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Happy 4th of July! – A 4th of July Wedding at Swiftwater Cellars

Happy 4th of July! – A 4th of July Wedding at Swiftwater Cellars

I hope everyone is enjoying their 4th of July and that everyone will be safe.

Last year I was celebrating the 4th wth these adorable people. Not only were they some of the kindest people I have ever met, but they were a blast to get to know and party with. I loved the sweet little details that Brittany put in the wedding. Her style is truly incredible as well! There were so many sweet and tender moments during getting ready and even during the reception. This wedding holds a very special place in my heart. It was one of those days you dont want to be over. I love being able to go back into the photos and remember how I was feeling. I know Brittany and Keith feel the same way.

I love being able to be a part of weddings. These are such special times and the emotion of the day is so raw and incredible. I truly love weddings!

 

This lovely wedding was celebrated at the gorgeous Swiftwater Cellars in Cle Elum. I can’t wait to go back therem someday! One of my favorite moments was when Francys (my second photographer) and I started taking pictures and a gust of wind blew Brittany’s veil up! It’s one of my very favorite images of all time. Its so real and her expression at that moment was priceless. The little ring bearer was a doll too! He was so fun to watch all day.

 

PS- Aren’t Brittany’s eyes incredible?! I love the two colors! I am so thrilled that later this year I get to take their maternity photos!

 

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Ferndale Washington Senior Portrait Photographer: Ferndale High School Class of 2016 – Miss Anastasia

April is one of my favorite months for photoshoots (I may be a bit biased because I do love Springtime). Most of all, I love the beautiful pink Cherry Blossoms that bloom that time of year. I was so thankful that Anastasia was interested in doing some photos in them. She is very sweet and I look forward to having her as a rep for me this year.

Going through these photos made me realize that photographing senior truly makes me so happy. I love spending time with these girls and getting to know them. They are so fun and at such a fun stage in their life. They remind me to always try and stay young at heart.2015-07-01_0029 2015-07-01_0030 2015-07-01_0031 2015-07-01_0032 2015-07-01_0033 2015-07-01_0034 2015-07-01_0035 2015-07-01_0036 2015-07-01_0037 2015-07-01_0038 2015-07-01_0039 2015-07-01_0040 2015-07-01_0041 2015-07-01_0042 2015-07-01_0043 2015-07-01_0044 2015-07-01_0045 2015-07-01_0046 2015-07-01_0047 2015-07-01_0048

 

 

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Bellingham Washington Senior Portrait Photographer: Squalicum High School Class of 2016 – Miss Lauren

This girl is so much fun! And I am not just sayin that because I also shot her sisters senior pictures, or because I am friends with the family, but because it’s the honest truth. I love this girls energy, excitmenet and kindness. She brightens the mood in any room! Her friends are truly lucky to have her. She almost feels like my little sister. We had a blast on this session. So much so I didn’t want to end the photoshoot.

 

I look forward to seeing where this girl goes. She’s bound for greatness (and so is her amazingly talented sister). Thank you, Lauren for being my senior rep this year!

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International Wedding Photographer: Paris Wedding – Lisa and Chad

I dont even know where to begin. I seriously waited years to photograph a wedding in Paris, France! It may have been freezing cold and super windy, but it was so very sweet to go around the town of Paris and photograph this gorgeous couple and their love. People from all around came to photograph this couple (I think they may have thought that they were famous or something). I could have spent all week photographing this couple! Not to mention Lisa’s incredible dress! OMG!

I invited my assistant Francys and her husband (Tobler Films) to tag along and we had such a blast. I want to make this a yearly thing. You an see the video Rob put togethr here: https://vimeo.com/129397331. Rob is truly a genius! I loved the footage he captured and the music he put to the video. It brought me right back to Paris and the deep love I have for it. I need to go back next year!

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Seattle, Washington High School Senior Portrait Photographer: Hannah – Class of 2015

I love this girl. SO MUCH! I met Hannah years ago when her mom and I would hang out together and learn photography back in Roswell, NM. I have watched her grow into such an incredible women. Hannah and her mom flew out here for me to take her senior pictures and I was so honored she would travel so far. We spend a day shopping and looking for new clothes and accessories (Hannah LOVES accessories!). Hannah was so comfortable in front of the camera, which I think is due to the fact that her mother is an amazing photographer and has had plenty of practice being a model for her. I so wish I could be there for her graduation and wish even more than we had more time to spend together or lived closer. Hannah and I both share a love for music and movies and we could have talked about both all day long. Did I mention I did her hair and makeup? I was pretty happy with how it all turned out.

 

This girl is going to do something big! I can’t wait to see what it is.

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