Lilith - Senior Portraits - Capitol Hill, Seattle

Excited to share my senior portrait session with the lovely Lilith from last June! We shot around my neighborhood on Capitol Hill on a busy Saturday.

This girl was so naturally good at posing and smiling! :) I like the casual summery vibe these have.

I can’t wait for this time of year again and to experience that sunshine and warmth when shooting with my clients, it’s been so bloody freezing at my last few sessions!

Hair + makeup, as always, by the fabulous Sophia Hutch


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Sydney - Capitol Hill - TCM Models

Sydney is such a sweetheart and a fantastic model + human. This was our second time working together. Her good energy, warmth and beautiful smile make her a pleasure to work with. I had this idea to accentuate Sydney’s super cool afro with some flowers and incorporate my love of plants in the session as well :)

Sydney just started streaming on Twitch and we chatted about that and her nursing schooling and more while sipping our delicious bubble tea at Atulea, a lovely new tea shop near my apartment.

The owners of Atulea are SOOO sweet and really care about their customers and the quality of beverages they offer. They remember my boyfriend and I by name which to me is a big deal! Their interior design skills are on point. I was silly and didn’t get enough good photos to include, but trust me, the drinks and environment are so great :)

It was so nice to do some new creative work, can’t wait to do some more!


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Natalie - Model Portraits - Capitol Hill, Seattle

I had such a fun time taking portraits with the beautiful Natalie. I used two cameras, comparing the Sony A7R II and my trusty Canon 5D Mark II (both with 50mm lenses). For the first time in YEARS, I used a new type camera! I'm still on the fence with Switching to Sony from Canon. I really like the Sony's lowlight and focusing capabilities but it lacks the depth and image color I've gotten used to (and prefer) with Canon. The Sony is much lighter because it's a mirrorless camera so that's a big advantage it has. I think I need to get used to the Sony's setting a lot more because I mostly used it on Auto which I NEVER do.

I'm beyond obsessed with Natalie's gorgeous red hair! We shot in a super cool old brick apartment area I found over the summer near my place on Capitol Hill. It reminded me of England or Ireland! We went with a first look that had vintage meets Clueless vibes with my black beret, the plaid skirt and Natalie's amazingly cozy furry white coat. The second look we returned to my apartment and did some close-ups with a sprig of berries and some cute shits with my "Christmas tree" (that's really a plant with mini lights on it LOL!). Lovin' the winter/holiday vibes.

xox Haley