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

Michelle Portraits – Seattle

  My sister Michelle is such an inspiration. She’s an incredible cellist, teacher, mom, wife, sister, and friend. She does it all while being kind, professional, and empathetic to all around her. I am so proud of her, and I am thrilled she let me capture these portraits for her so she can build out […]

Portraits

Engagements

Hailey and Chris met while grocery shopping at Safeway. Yep, that’s a thing that happened. Can you even believe it? I certainly couldn’t. The fates do get into all sorts of funny things, don’t they? When we first met up at Golden Gardens on a chilly Pacific Northwest evening, I anticipated some sweet moments, after […]

Hailey & Chris – Golden Gardens

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

Family

I feel like I have been a part of this family’s journey since the very beginning. I first met mom, Beth at our ad agency job many moons ago. Early on we discovered that her upcoming honeymoon was at the exact time and on the precise island as my upcoming family trip. Soon after, we […]

Burns Sisters

Kuntz Family – Schmitz Preserve

If I had to use one word to describe little August, it would be the explorer. During our recent family session at Schmitz Preserve Park in West Seattle, he was our trail guide taking us down all the paths at lightning speeds. He was tough to catch, and often had many toddler opinions on which […]

Family

Lifestyle, Photography

Substantial is a digital product studio based in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood. As part of their effort to start doing more storytelling around their projects and their people, we shot a series featuring environmental portraiture and details in their amazing workspace. There was a relaxed and focused energy throughout the office complete with furry friends […]

Substantial – Capitol Hill

Mary & Leila – Discovery Park

During the holidays, there are so many great spots to get family shots, but one of my favorites is Discovery Park. There’s an area with loads of pines that looks just like a small tree farm. It was just the spot for some sweet pics with Mary and her little reindeer, I mean, daughter. Our […]

Family

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