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Boudoir

Why Do a Maternity Boudoir Photoshoot?

For centuries, mothers-to-be have marveled at the miracle unfolding within them, eagerly anticipating the arrival of new life. Yet, amidst the whirlwind of doctor’s appointments, baby showers, and nursery preparations, it’s easy to overlook the profound beauty of pregnancy itself—the curve of a swelling belly, the gentle flutter of life within, the radiant glow that […]

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Family

Six Stylish Outfits for Studio Maternity Photos in Seattle

Preparing for studio maternity photos in Seattle allows you to focus on capturing the essence of this beautiful time in an environment that feels controlled and intimate. Selecting the right outfits is key to ensuring a photoshoot that is unique to your style and personality. In this style guide, we will explore stylish maternity outfits […]

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Wedding

Best Estate Wedding Venues in Seattle Washington

Choosing the perfect wedding venue is an essential part of planning your dream wedding. Nestled in the picturesque landscapes of the Pacific Northwest are some truly breathtaking venues that promise to make your special day even more magical. In this article, we will explore the best estate wedding venues in Seattle, Washington: Fox Hollow Farm, […]

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Editorial

Fox Hollow Farm – Outdoor Wedding Venue in Seattle

Fox Hollow Farm is an outdoor wedding venue in Seattle, WA that boasts a gorgeous white manor estate home and beautiful gardens. For this Hampton’s inspired editorial, we wanted to showcase all of the stunning grounds Fox Follow Farm has to offer. It was peak summer in August with lush hydrangeas blooming in the most […]

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Wedding

A Thornewood Castle Wedding Fairytale

This Thornewood Castle wedding was straight out of a fairytale. When we first met Isabella, she had already said yes to her Ines di Santo wedding gown. She said it was the top priority for her wedding day. She hadn’t even settled on her venue yet! But Thornewood Castle was the perfect Seattle venue for […]

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Boudoir

Bridal Boudoir Photography in Seattle Studio

Bridal boudoir does not have to be all white, in fact this lovely lady proved that bridal boudoir can be anything you want it to be. It’s truly about celebrating who you are at this beautiful time in your life. As a Seattle boudoir photographer, I always ask why my client is doing a boudoir […]

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Wedding

This Admiral’s House Wedding Celebrates Mixed Heritage in Seattle

We loved this Admiral’s House wedding with our sweet couple Sarah and Corey! Set against the Seattle skyline backdrop, this classic estate wedding had all the makings of a beautiful white wedding. The couple chose custom stationary including their own custom crest to be used throughout the wedding day. With pops of greys, greens and […]

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Engagements

Woodland Park Rose Garden Engagement Session

This Woodland Park Rose Garden engagement session had such a romantic feel with a sunkissed glow and roses in full bloom. Sarah and Pierre wanted a garden picnic for their engagement session with their pup Milou. So with the roses blooming at the garden, what better spot to create that romantic environment for the two […]

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Personal

How to build a photography business as a side-hustle

A couple of days ago, I had the pleasure of chatting with Matoli Keely Photography on Clubhouse all about juggling two careers – one in science and one in photography. Both of us have built our wedding photography businesses while scientists, so it was wonderful to be able to chat about how we did it […]

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Family

Seattle in-home lifestyle motherhood session

This Seattle lifestyle motherhood session is one of my favorites to date! Last fall I was welcomed into the home of a friend from high school who married her high school sweetheart (like Matt and I) and has the sweetest boy named Ulysses. Bridget’s home has the most beautiful Anthropologie meets old world England style, […]

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