Aly - Senior Portraits - Pioneer Square / Waterfront

My senior portrait client Aly is such an amazing person. It’s easy to see how her parents did such a great job raising her because she is so kind, sweet and caring. She is my first client to bring their dog to a session which was FANTASTIC (and a bit of a challenge haha). Aly adores her bulldog Henry and having him around at her session was so fun. Everyone wanted to pet him!

My go to girl Sophia Hutch did Aly’s hair and makeup. I love the copper and pink eye and pink lip she gave her, it really suited Aly’s beautiful blue eyes and blonde hair! It also coordinated with her pink Reebok’s + sweater in her first look.

Aly is definitely a multi-faceted kind of gal and I was amazed by how many extracurricular activities she does! She is an avid golfer (her grandfather makes her a special set of custom clubs ever year! WHAT?! So cool!). She founded the Wellness Club at her school and wants to help her fellow students focus on mental health and self care in fun ways. She also did History Bowl at her school. We bonded over how much we both love the shows “The Great British Bake Off” and “Queer Eye” 💖

All in all, it was a lovely experience getting to know Aly, her mom Stacey and her brother Mac at her session. I love when family’s are super close like theirs. I am so grateful to have such nice clients!


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Lauren - Senior Portraits - Olympic Sculpture Park

Lauren is just too cute and she has such a beautiful smile. She is going to be graduating from Shorecrest Highschool this coming year. She loves singing and music (she is in the choir at school) and loves hiking and being outdoors. She’s a self proclaimed “nature freak!” which is so perfect for where we live here in the PNW. I thought the Olympic Sculpture Park would be a perfect location for her session. I love how these turned out and I think the images really emphasize her personality, casual style and love of the outdoors. It was a pleasure meeting Lauren and her mom, Lynn. It’s such a privilege to work with such a sweet, kind and close knit family!


Amelia - Model - Long Beach, California

Amelia is basically a real life Disney princess, AM I RIGHT? She is English & Egyptian and has the loveliest English accent.

We spent a fun evening in Long Beach, California shooting around the waterfront and the lighthouse beach park. It was a gorgeous late Spring evening at golden hour. I really wanted to highlight her beautiful skin and get a nice added glow to sparkle in the sunshine. I liked the juxtaposition of the harsher sun light mixed with the warmth of golden hour by the beach. I also wanted to add in some 1960s Italian screen siren vibes with the wardrobe.

She and her boyfriend drove down from LA and I’m so grateful that they did so we could work together finally! We had been meaning to shoot together when she lived in Seattle but it worked out shooting her in her new home area. Thanks so much for being such a fun model & a total sweetheart, Amelia!


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