Engagements, Photography

There’s nothing like photographing a couple in love. It’s such an honor to help people capture such a special moment in time in their lives. I was lucky enough to kick off my Santa Barbara photography journey with Elizabeth and Justin, a super sweet loving couple who drove up from Los Angeles to spend the […]

Elizabeth & Justin – Santa Barbara

Things to See in Santa Barbara

It has been a month since I’ve landed in sunny Santa Barbara, California. On a personal level I’m so grateful that I am here in such a beautiful paradise, and as a lifestyle photographer, it’s an actual dream.  It’s dubbed the American Riviera for a reason friends. Oh my goodness. No wonder so many people […]

Lifestyle, Photography, Travel

Lifestyle, Photography

Lauren Ko of @Lokokitchen creates stunning pies and pairs them with fantastic puns. She recently launched her first book Pieometry and Anthropologie tapped me to capture Lauren in action with some of their products for their blog and social. It was such a treat, no pun intended (or is there?) to get to photograph her […]

Pieometry Photo Shoot for Anthropologie

Kimber Elements Brand Shoot

During these times of challenge and intensity, I’ve never been more grateful for moments of connection and even more so when those collaborations can mean using our creative energy for positivity. kimber elements is one such collaboration. They’re on a mission to amplify indigenous women to conserve and protect wildlife through sustainable business and educational […]

Lifestyle, Photography

Lifestyle, Photography

Lake Washington is the second largest natural lake in the State of Washington. At its longest, it stretches 22 miles. In the summertime, you can find Seattleites swimming in it, lounging near it, watching the Blue Angels fly over it, and most especially spending sunny days on their boats in it.  The folks over at […]

Como Kirkland Makes a Splash

Slice PR Brand and Content Strategy

Sometimes you get super lucky with a client. I am so happy that I got connected to do brand and content strategy for Megan Swartz Gellert, founder of Slice PR and Events. She’s such a gem and it was wonderful to help her in this phase of her career. First, I dove into the foundation […]

Branding, Content Development, Lifestyle

Branding, Content Development, Creative Direction, Marketing

Jackson Street is a new boutique apartment in Seattle’s Central District. Our team at Blanton Turner was tapped with coming up with the name, brand identity, and marketing collateral to get it ready for leasing.  During the 1920’s, Jackson Street was a hub for jazz in the Pacific Northwest. As we learned more about the […]

Jackson Street Apartments

GoDaddy Brand Stories

GoDaddy brought me on as one of their local photographers to document businesses in the area that were enhancing their social media and web presence with new imagery. It was a great opportunity to connect with small businesses throughout Seattle, Redmond, Sea-Tac, Puyallup, and beyond. Some highlights included photographs for the Betz Family Winery in […]

Lifestyle, Photography

Weddings

I first met Ciriia when she arrived with Elliott to a friend’s wedding I was photographing. As I captured photos of the guests, I remember noticing the intense sweetness with which they looked at one another. As any photog would, I captured it on camera. Years later, I saw them here and there at various […]

Cirilia & Elliott – Seattle

Beautiful.AI

It’s so wonderful to see companies do profiles on their employees and the awesome work they’re doing. I had the fortune of heading to the Bay Area to capture some portraits and workspace images for product studio Beautiful.AI in the Mission District. The team was terrific to work with and I loved seeing their energy […]

Photography

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