Giggle Fest • Portraits

When photographing people, I really enjoy the moments where people aren’t thinking about having their photo taken. Moments of pure joy, giggles, eyes closed is a bonus. I put together this portrait series from past shoots with some of my favorite natural expressions of happiness.

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Giggle Fest • Portraits

Duy & Jen • Engaged! • Olympic Sculpture Park • Discovery Park • Seattle, WA

Duy proposed to Jen on the beach at Golden Gardens, so they felt it would be special to incorporate some beachy photos into their engagement session too. We began their portraits at the Olympic Sculpture Park and ended at Discovery Park South Beach as the sun set. Their love is so playful, sweet and fun. Congratulations again on getting engaged. I’m really looking forward to photographing your wedding next year!

Duy & Jen • Engaged! • Olympic Sculpture Park • Discovery Park • Seattle, WA

Toni • Headshots and Portraits • Olympic Sculpture Park • Seattle, WA

Toni12I had the honor of photographing Toni this past weekend. Her work and life are dedicated to bringing a healthy eating lifestyle into everyones home.

Founder of Plant Based on a Budget – helping low-income families eat healthy: plantbasedonabudget.com

Program Coordinator at End 68 Hours of Hunger – combating childhood hunger by providing free weekend meals: http://end68hoursofhunger.org/sacramento-ca/

Food & Lifestyle Coordinator at Vegan Outreach – making veganism easy and accessible! http://veganoutreach.org/blog/. Also check out this fun video where she teaches you how to make some tasty guac! http://veganoutreach.org/easy-and-delicious-guacamole/

…and now to the photos! With all of the organizations Toni is working with, she needed some professional portraits to represent herself. You can really see her radiant personality in these photos. Loved photographing her! How gorgeous is she?

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Toni • Headshots and Portraits • Olympic Sculpture Park • Seattle, WA

In the Studio • From Suit to Dress • Christina

Christina came to me with the idea of doing a relatively ambiguous portrait session playing with “masculinity” and “femininity”. She started in the studio wearing a mens suit, borrowed from a friend, and ended the shoot in a dress. This was one of the most fun shoots to photograph!

In the Studio • From Suit to Dress • Christina

Family Portrait Session • Luther Burbank Park • Seattle, WA

I had a lot of fun photographing this lovely family at Luther Burbank Park. Cheryl feels like little Charlie is growing up so fast and she wanted to document their family while he is still young. Look at those bright blue eyes and beautiful curls!

Family Portrait Session • Luther Burbank Park • Seattle, WA