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light. peace. family. The Bermans and I met out on West Seattle and got to shoot a bit in the trees and then headed toward the water – they are an amazingly cute family! Some people just tend to feel natural in front of the camera, I am not one of them, but these three […]

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This is my third shoot with the Nelson family and I have to honestly say that the first instant I met them years ago I knew they were the type of people that I would like to surround myself with.  Their energy as individuals and as a group is amazing.  They get each other, they are so […]

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I am so excited to share the Oakes family session. There are a few reasons I wanted to do a blog post on them, First of all, they turned out so stinking cute… Second this will give you a good example of what I am calling a stylized shoot. This is a new option I […]

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Sometimes, I walk away from a shoot and I know I nailed it. This was one of them. Everything fell into place, I loved the lighting, Gas Works Park  fit this family’s energy, my models were beautiful, and we all felt comfortable with each other. Alicia was my first roommate after college. I had moved back to Ohio after […]

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I met the Kalkman’s two years ago while taking pictures in Phoenix for The Arizona Republic.  I was taking profile shots for their business and went back out to their office this year for another shoot.  We started talking and I had mentioned that I shoot in San Diego in the summer and they were interested in […]

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Sometimes spur of the moment shoots turn out better then preparing for weeks.The Hunsaker’s saw a Facebook post that I was in San Diego shooting, contacted me and then a day later we were at the beach shooting. She had told me she hoped that she packed outfits that would work, and did she ever!! […]

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I thought I would mix it up a little by throwing in some pictures from my recent trip to San Diego.  The Fountains have been clients of mine for about 6 years, I always get a tad nervous working with the same family year after year because you have to change things up… I want […]

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My last family from my San Diego trip was the Munafo crew. They showed up and I loved the colors they were wearing, we walked around Balboa park and got the kids having fun. Enjoy! My last family from my San Diego trip was the Munafo crew. They showed up and I loved the colors […]

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The Calfas family and I had a bit of a rocky start to our photo session. On my way to San Diego I get a call from my buddy who lives there, and he told me to stock up on gas and get some water because San Diego was without electricity and they don’t know […]

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The Silva family and I met at the beach for a fun day of shooting. This was yet another photo shoot where I laughed the whole time! The waves were out of control and I won’t name any names but one of the lovely Silva’s fell right into the water. I love how these pictures […]