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Meet two year old Eva~Gig Harbor


After a few private sessions I have one I can share.  If you are ever wondering about keeping your session private please ask.  I have password protection and can skip the social media and blogging-no problemo!

Look who has turned two!  My little doll faced client and friend.  She has a adorably expressive personality with loads of energy.  I was tired, but I did manage to wear her out enough for a nap afterwards.  Which made her parents very happy and they followed suit and joined her.

I loved meeting their new little kitty who loved the balloons.  He was so sweet and snuggly.  And dad joined in the session today.  What’s sweeter than little girls and their daddies?!

Here are the highlights.  I wish I could share every image.  I just loved them all.

Meet the Bartolettis~Farrel Mcwhirter Farm Park


We have some Seahawk fans in this session!  Go Hawks!

So they had some fun tackling each other.  I can’t think of anything more fun, that little boys could have, than tackling dad.  And I’m all for fun!  For this shoot we are back at one of my favorite parks~ Farrel Mcwhiter.  It’s one of those private wide open spaces close to home.

I had a great time following the boys around.  I hope you enjoy my favorites. I always give 80+ images with each session so this is really just a tease.  But I think you guys all know that.

Next week is spring break for us!  Enjoy yours.

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Meet the Edwards~Lake Rasmussen, Duvall





It’s wonderful to watch your clients growing families.  Since newborns, I have been capturing these two.  They are just about perfect every time. I don’t even have to run to chase them.  :)-  I did however, try out a new product I have to capture their attention.  I used a camera lens buddy off Etsy.  And it worked like a charm.   If you have the time you could knit one for yourself pretty easily.

This location is right by my house.  This works well to have some studio shots and outdoor shots in the colder weather months.  So then the kiddos are only outside for around a half an hour or so.  Here are a few of my favorites from our session.

I hope you all enjoy your time off with your families this weekend.  AND….. Go Hawks!!

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Meet Sage & Nicolas~Tolt McDonald Campground







I’d like you guys to meet a couple of miracles I know.  These two are so special to me…. I couldn’t possibly know where to begin except it’s a miracle they are both here with both of their parents.  I cry just thinking about it.  For awareness sake, this is the condition that almost took everything from them.

But here they are healthy and happy today.  They are surrounded by loving family and friends, thriving with happiness.

We all hug our babies a little tighter and longer because of them. I love you guys!

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Cousins~Heritage Park, Kirkland, WA







What a bunch of cuties right!!  I had a cousin shoot recently which is a wonderful idea for the family gift.  What else can you get your parents that they would treasure forever and can’t get themselves.  Their grandchildren’s beaming faces is one such gift.  I’ve done this personally and it’s perfect.

We went to Heritage Park in Kirkland above the waterfront.  It’s great it you want a dry place for the kiddos and still see the water.  Also a great place to take your pooch.

Each of these cuties is full of energy,as you’ll see, and big contagious smiles.  I hope you all enjoy the lifestyle shoot.


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Ensign Family~Country Village


Back again.  Look who’s back.  Nine months have flown by, haven’t they.  This sweet family was a joy for me to work with again.  Our location is a fantastic place to take your littles.  If you haven’t been here,  check out the Country Village in Bothell. It’s time to carve out some family time in our beautiful pacific northwest.  Check the link for up and coming events there.  We watched the ducks, chickens, and rode vintage merry go rounds.  You can also find all kinds of unique treasures in the shops.

These kids love the movie Frozen.  They sang the songs to me word for word without skipping a beat.  I LOVED it.  I loved to hear the their stories and laugh.  These two are such gifts.  I can’t wait to see them again.  I hope you guys enjoy my favorite shots.



sweet innocence

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Meet the Wiggins~Snohomish, WA

Well after enjoying some yummy “moose tracks” ice cream I’m ready to show off some more gorgeous faces on the blog.  I wish I could bottle up the energy that these two little ones have.  I’m not sure the energizer bunny could keep up.  ;)  Its good practice for me though.  Because I also have a little mover and shaker on my hands.  My little 10 month old will soon be walking or shall we say running.

This shoot was at their lovely home.  It is perfect for these two to run and jump around to their heart’s content.  This was the second time I’ve photographed the boys.  So I was pretty excited to shoot them all.  The littlest one was so into the session.  I LOVED it!  They are both just way too cute!

I can’t even tell you guys how much I love the freedom you give me with these lifestyle sessions.  Each time I walk away with my permagrin smile that I’m sure was there the whole two hours.  Thank you all for supporting me!!

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So anyways, I wanted to thank Kyle and Tasha so much! 

You are wonderful hands on parents.  I can see how much the boys love you both!  I feel like they would be great at sports with all that energy and climbing ability.  IMG_4837-Edit IMG_4835 IMG_4824 IMG_4815 IMG_4800 IMG_4793 IMG_4768 IMG_4767

Meet the Kershaws~Redmond Family Portraits


Fall has been so brilliant this year.  Saturated with rich color from all our sunshine!  We have thoroughly be enjoying ourselves.  One of the highlights for us was a visit to Bob’s corn maze.  I would probably never make it out so I always bring along someone with a good sense of direction and mapping skills.

I recently saw one of my favorite little clients along with her whole family.  She is chalk full of personality.  I even kept some of the outtakes for the family because were too good to miss.  We explored more of their property which has changed (I can see they’ve been working hard) since the last time I was out about a year ago.  They have the perfect spot with privacy galore, a stream, and tons of running space.  Any kid would be in heaven here, big or small.

We ended the session with headshots for mama.  I wanted to let you all know that I do that type of work and can make it a combo like I did for this family.

♥Here’s my favorites♥

















Thank you so much Shannon for having me photograph you and your family. 

You’re beautiful inside and out.  I love your sweet little girlie and all the animals. 

What a sanctuary you have here. xoxo

Meet the Bonsers~Denny Park, Kirkland


Another session at the golden hour.  And to have photographed a lovely, beautiful family.  What a lucky lady I am!

We corresponded over a year ago about this session and it was worth the wait.  I had such a fun time with them and the kiddos.  Denny Park has such beautiful scenery!  It was such a clear day and not too crowded.  It’s a great beach to take the kids on a hot summer day. It’s composed of 46 acres. There are four fields along the Lake Washington waterfront between Holmes Point Drive and Lake Washington. On the other side of the road are several trails through the woods. Winding up the Denny Creek Ravine, you are surrounded by tall trees of our native forest.  We used the huge magnolia tree and the bridges along the pathway.  Also there is a playground for the kids to play.

I had a lot of fun playing with the sun in our pics.  So here are my favorites!  Enjoy!♥














Thank you so much Roland and Rebecca!  You have wonderful kiddos.  I could see you are great parents and so in love. 

I couldn’t ask for better people to be around!

Keenan’s back~Snoqualmie Falls


I LOVE to watch my little clients grow up.  This is our third session together and this little guy is now 4!!  He has a beaming personality which you are about to see.  A killer smile with dreamy blue eyes that is such an adorable combo. I was quite impressed that he now also knows some yoga.

We walked around the Snoqualmie falls area and then went to see the trains in downtown Snoqualmie.  Giant rocks and trains were a huge hit!

Here are some highlights from our session!
















Thank you so much Corina and Chris!  You have such a wonderful little boy.  I wish you both the best!


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