The Bushnells | Fall Family Photos

I have had the great privilege of personally knowing and being able to photograph this beautiful family from the time they first moved to Bellingham, and brought home two of their now-five kids waaaay back in 2008. Today, they have one kid in the Navy; one just about to start in-person classes at Gonzaga; one…

The Mitchells | Hovander Family Mini

Oh my goodness, this little girl’s faces!! She could make anyone fall in love with her. Sometimes with young kids, a 20-30 minute session is all that they’re going to stand for; fortunately, it’s all we need to frame up the story of what your lives are right in this moment!

Ziesldorf | Hovander Family Mini

Two little girls, flower dresses, fall leaves on the ground and a rustic wooden fence = romantic family photos. Oh wait, did I mention the incredible foggy background we happened to get that morning? Make that romantic family photo PERFECTION.

Wieschers | Fall Family Photos

Oh my goodness, I love fall at Hovander Park! And this adorable little family coordinated themselves so perfectly with the fall colors; this couldn’t have gotten any better.

Wyss Family | Fall Photos at Hovander Park

I love family photos with young children, but I love it even more when it’s with my tribe; and these are my people. Lovely fall color, goofy kids and good friends!

The Petersons | Hovander Family Photos

Hovander Park is beautiful in the fog! And a lovely creamy backdrop for this kid’s adorable cheeky grin. Thanks for bringing mom & dad along for family photos, little scamp!

The Osborns & Then Some | Tennant Lake Family Photos

Your family is your most valuable asset in this life; related or chosen, they are the people you cherish the most when it comes right down to it. When my families want to include their other close family members in their annual photo session, it adds such an incredible dynamic to the energy and emotion…

Baby Pudasaini | Tennant Lake Maternity Photos

This gorgeous family is adding one more rambunctious ball of joy soon, and we caught the perfect last light of the day for their maternity photos at Tennant Lake on the backside of Hovander Park.

Mini Session Time!

Happy fall, everyone!! Bring on the sweaters, warm fires, hot chocolate, scarves, boots & all things pumpkin; my heart is full. ❤ And to kick it all off, I’m offering a day of mini sessions at Hovander Park. If you’re really into our gorgeous fall colors, this is THE place to be; if you just…

The Bushnell Family | Tenant Lake

We are made for goodness. We are made for love. We are made for friendliness. We are made for togetherness. We are made for all of the beautiful things that you and I know. We are made to tell the world that there are no outsiders. All are welcome: black, white, red, yellow, rich, poor,…

The Jonson Family | Hovander Park

“Our family is a circle of strength and love. With every birth and union it grows. Every crisis faced together makes the circle stronger.” –Unknown

The Morris Family

“It’s a new season; a perfect opportunity to do something new… something bold… something beautiful!” –Unknown

The Vis Family {Hovander Park Family Photos}

“Ten years from now it won’t really matter what shoes you wore today, how your hair looked, or what brand of clothes you wore. What will matter is how you lived, how you loved, and what you learned along the way.” –Marc Chernoff

The Wyss Family

“Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy. They are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” –Marcel Proust

Osborn Family {Tennant Lake Family Photography}

“I will let them be little Fill their hearts with laughter Help them grow wings Nurture their sense of wonder Inspire them to believe And love them like there is no tomorrow.” –Unknown

The Carlsons {Hovander Park Family Photography}

“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.”
-Katrina Kenison