“Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.” —Edgar Allan Poe, Eleonora
“Cherish your friends, stay true to your principles, live passionately and fully and well. Experience new things. Love and be loved, if you ever get the chance.” —David Nicholls, One Day
“If you are interested in something, no matter what it is, go at it at full speed ahead. Embrace it with both arms, hug it, love it and above all become passionate about it. Lukewarm is no good. Hot is no good either. White hot and passionate is the only thing to be.” —Roald Dahl,…
“I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where the fear has gone there will…
“We can never give up longing and wishing while we are thoroughly alive. There are certain things we feel to be beautiful and good, and we must hunger after them.” —George Eliot, The Mill on the Floss
If there are two more sincere, gentle, all-inclusive, centered and open people on the face of this planet than Jon & Bridget, I have not met them. Strong,intelligent, creative people who have weathered much and adventured all over the world, they knew each other in high school but the sparks didn’t fly until years later when their…
“We didn’t realize we were making memories; we just knew we were having fun.”
“The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege.” -Charles Kuralt
“I want to think again of dangerous and noble things; I want to be light and frolicsome; I want to be improbable and beautiful and afraid of nothing as though I had wings!”
A gorgeously simple wedding at the Pan Pacific Hotel in downtown Seattle.
I am so excited to introduce Milk Bath Maternity sessions as a part of Anda’s portrait offerings.
“If you ask me what I came into this life to do, I will tell you: I came to LIVE OUT LOUD.” -Emile Zola
“A woman who knows her worth doesn’t measure herself against another woman, but stands strong, calm and self confident.”
“We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to take hold of the life that is waiting for us.” -Joseph Campbell
In family life, love is the oil that eases friction, the cement that binds closer together, and the music that brings harmony. -Eva Burrows
Sunny day Hovander Park engagement photos with the dogs
“It would be so easy to forget to love this life; to just go through the motions, doing what needs to be done, as if it’s all going to last forever. And I remind myself: the life that we have right here, right now, is the BEST life there is.”
A dazzling classic vintage wedding set at the Old Hollywood Schoolhouse in Woodinville, WA.
Bellingham Lifestyle Newborn Photography
Alice in Wonderland themed first birthday party; Bellingham family photogapher
The best summers are made up of ice cream, books, and downtown fun with Mom & Dad; or so says Maddie, only the most adorablest little she-child you’ve ever met. With her big blue eyes and delighted dimpled grin, she charms the socks off everyone she meets. I love this little family, and I loved our…
Ready for rain but graced with a reprieve of PERFECT weather in the middle of our storm, Shane & Shannon completely rocked their engagement session this weekend.
“I choose you. And I’ll choose you, over and over and over. Without pause, without a doubt, in a heartbeat, I’ll keep choosing you.” –Unknown I love Hovander Park and the boardwalks at Tenant Lake on sunny days, and I love young couples who laugh so easily together. Kyle & Melissa’s Bothell wedding this July…
New life. It’s just amazing, it’s it? Those tiny little toes, minuscule fingernails, poochy lips and big, bright eyes. Taking everything in as brand new information. Screams and coos and giggles and smiles… you could just sit and stare at him for hours. Mom and Dad have a love for elephants… this one was in…