Lifestyle, Photography, Travel

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 […]

Things to See in Santa Barbara

Pieometry Photo Shoot for Anthropologie

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 […]

Lifestyle, Photography

Lifestyle, Photography

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 […]

Kimber Elements Brand Shoot

Como Kirkland Makes a Splash

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 […]

Lifestyle, Photography

Branding, Content Development, Lifestyle

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 […]

Slice PR Brand and Content Strategy

Jackson Street Apartments

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 […]

Branding, Content Development, Creative Direction, Marketing

Lifestyle, Photography

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 […]

GoDaddy Brand Stories

Cirilia & Elliott – Seattle

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 […]

Weddings

Photography

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 […]

Beautiful.AI

Five Reasons Why I Use HoneyBook for My Business

When I connect with other creatives, one of the first topics we seem to always talk about it is workflow. It’s one of those beasts that no matter the business focus, it perpetually manages to frustrate us (and our creativity, amirite?). I’ve spent years developing and refining my process, and it’s finally, FINALLY coming together, […]

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