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How would you go about defining photography? Defining photography is a tall order. And honestly, a bit of a cheesy endeavour on my part. “Here we go … another pro photographer giving her two cents“ But hold your judgement, friends. At least for a second. I’m going to define it for myself, and give you […]

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Welcome to the next best thing … When I moved to Seattle almost six years ago, I saw it as the “big city”. A place where I could realize my dreams and really run with them. A few sprints forward and a couple splats on my face, I discovered that photography had been inside me […]

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Meet Amara, my friends. She is kind, thoughtful, and incredibly sharp. We met over coffee in one of my favorite bookstores during the winter to chat her brand and storytelling. I listened as she let me know about her business. And in fact, our businesses aren’t too different! She is a champion for those brave […]

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This is Olivia. This is her brand. Better known as Olie.G to her adoring fans. I met this amazing singer/songwriter in my other life as a school administrator. We worked together bringing amazing after school care to kids in the ‘burbs surrounding Seattle. She was the gal in the corner, uke in hand, playing it […]

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Meet Kristina – a producer, chef, yogi, human, and overall student of life. Her brand is all about sharing stories. She is the definition of creativity in motion. When we met to discuss her production company, Gumwall Camp Productions, it became clear that her curiosity for life is driven by connection. Connection to people, to […]

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Let’s talk about posing If you follow me on Instagram, I get on a tiny soap box every now and then to tell you about it. So many times, in my career as a photographer, I chat with clients who tell me that they don’t want to be posed. To that I reply, I understand. […]

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Unplanned Guests Nick and Sarah met on a warm Seattle day at one of the best parks for a first date, Gas Works. It’s pretty idyllic. The Space Needle greets you from across the water as you sit high up on rolling grassy hills. And fun fact, the paintball scene from “10 Things I Hate […]

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Hands = Human Hands: they are one of the multiple reasons we are human. We hold, reach out, carry, build, pull, push, create, connect, and bond, all with the help from our hands. Hands help us make friends, pursue dreams, and comfort one another. Hands help us know that everything is going to be alright. […]

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My big family When I was freshly 18 years old, I watched Gilmore Girls all day with my sisters and mom. The next day, I left for college. But not before my oldest sister Amy broke the exciting news that she was pregnant. I say all this, because my family is close. Like the Tanner […]

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Ready to come with us? I have these friends. They’re super bendy. And they’re also very kind. No, I’m not talking about gumby. I’m talking about yoga. The real good kind of yoga that feels like therapy and church all rolled into one. Meet Chelsea and Michelle: the master minds behind {pulse} yoga retreats. I’ve […]