Lifestyle

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

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

Lifestyle, Photography

These images are from a multi-part portrait series for Seattle-based digital product studio, Substantial.  The collection is part of their effort to start doing more storytelling around their projects and their people. We shot our first of the series earlier this year, featuring environmental portraiture and details in their inspiring workspace.      

Substantial Office Portraits

Gather Seattle Dinner at Substantial

Gather Seattle recently hosted a dinner gathering and panel discussion on a lovely March night in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood. The discussion centered around ethics in technology and digital product studio Substantial was the perfect backdrop for this meaningful conversation. The evening was curated to perfection by Gather’s founder Chloe Csadenyi-Benson and guests enjoyed a […]

Lifestyle, Photography

Lifestyle, Photography

Oiselle is a fierce tribe of women comprised of runners and athletes of all stripes. It’s a Seattle-based retail company with global reach and impact, and I was so lucky to get to do a lifestyle shoot with them recently. Our original plan was scrapped entirely by one of Seattle’s classic snow storms, so we […]

Oiselle

Samara Restaurant in Seattle

Samara is a new restaurant nestled in Sunset Hill, a subsection of Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood. It’s helmed by chef and owner Eric Anderson and centers on cooking over the fire. I recently shot a series of images for them as part of their launch, and it was so great to be up close and personal […]

Lifestyle, Photography

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