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Fall Travel Dates

Fall is just around the corner and it is about that time for me to hit the road (and air) for a little travel! From the West Coast to the PNW to the East Coast, I will be all over the place this fall and I cannot wait to shoot SO much pretty while I am out and about!

First up, I will be in LA for a wedding this September and will have limited dates open for shoots. From LA, I will be hitting the road with my West Coast bestie, driving from Los Angeles to ultimately Seattle with stops in San Francisco, Napa, and Portland, shooting our hearts out along the way! I am so looking forward to this portion of my upcoming travel, as it is going to be one part work, one part play, one part girls trip, one part inspiration overload, one part good for the soul….all of it! I’m pretty sure it will be a trip I never forget and I absolutely cannot wait! Then I will have limited dates open for shoots in the Seattle area!

Next up, it’s the East Coast, come October! Oh, how I miss New York in the fall! It’s honestly my favorite place to be in the fall! So, I will be in New York City at the beginning of October with multiple dates available for shoots! All dates available for shoots are listed below. If you want to make some pretty in front of my camera while I’m in your corner of the world, I would absolutely love to chat with you and set something up! Contact me via my website or email me at and we will make it happen! 

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The fall is shaping up to be pretty fantastic and it can’t get here soon enough!!! Let’s do this!

Bridgette Haight - August 21, 2014 - 3:15 pm

Sounds fun!!

Christy Tyler - August 21, 2014 - 4:37 pm

Great minds think alike! I was just about to announce travel dates on my blog next week!! NYC in November and more locations in Jan/Feb! So fun!

Engagement: Kristine & Eric

Holy moley, I might not be able to wait until next year to get these two in front of my camera again! Because truly Kristine and Eric ‘s engagement session was all kinds of perfect! A delightfully cool and breezy summer day, clear skies, pretty backdrops, but the best part was these two being their gorgeous selves and totally adorable together! So much pretty ahead!

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Kristine - August 20, 2014 - 12:18 pm

Well…..I’m OBSESSED!! How are you so amazing?!! I adore these photos…and I adore you. Thanks so much! #BestPhotographerEver

Katie Reidy - August 20, 2014 - 2:32 pm

soo pretty!

Emilia Jane - August 20, 2014 - 3:59 pm

So beautiful!!!

Tara - August 20, 2014 - 5:04 pm

Soooo gorgeous!! Love every one! Can’t wait for the big day Kristine and Eric!

Engagement: Katie & Jason

Ahhh, I am SO excited to shoot the wedding of these cuties this coming weekend! Mainly, because they make my job look way easy and like I’m the most hilarious photographer in the world…when really they are just an adorably fun loving, laugh-in-the-face of awkward, kind of couple! I love it so! And I’m convinced their LaCuna Lofts wedding this weekend is going to be a total blast!

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Grayson – Seventeen + Eighteen Months

Okay, epic epic EPIC mom fail! I totally let G’s 17 month milestones blog pass me by. Taking a 17 month photo was on my to-do list all month, but busy season is no joke, you guys, and it just came and went without me ever getting around to it. Gah, I feel awful, but, thankfully, I keep a running note on my phone of all this little guy’s milestones so this month I am just combining his 17 and 18 month milestones into one mega milestones blog!

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 17 Month Milestones

27.1 lbs

31.5 inches

(Above stats from last pediatrician appointment.)

*Woodchuck baby! From his crib rails to his board books to everything in between, this kid won’t stop chewing on (and trying to eat) all things paper and wood! Gah!

*We have tooth #9 and #10, with more coming! Holy molars, this poor babe has been having a bit rough go at getting those suckers in!

*Says ‘Choo choo’ when he hears or sees the trains go by.

*Ball might still be his favorite word…and toys! He loves kicking them around and throwing them too!

*Finally gives kisses to mommy, yay!!! Best milestone ever this month if you ask me!

*Starting to learn to give hugs, but sometimes he thinks we are just playing the chase game, so when I put my arms out, he giggles and runs away.

*Baby’s first trip to Michigan!

*Baby’s first visit to a lake…and IN a lake!

*Baby’s first boat ride!!! He LOVED it!!! Stood at the front of the pontoon boat, loving the wind in his face.

*Has learned to actually move his Fisher Price car around by moving his feet along the ground.

*Baby’s first haircut with clippers!!!! He has had nearly 10 haircuts by now, but we have officially moved into using the clippers! His thick mop is so much better for the summer now.

*Says HI and waves!

*Tickle tickle!!! His favorite new past time is tickling everyone and everything, even inanimate objects! It’s pretty much the cutest thing ever.

18 Month Milestones

*Signing the sign for MORE without being proded, but only if he really really likes what he is eating. 

*Has been trained by the pup. Maybe is attached at his hip when it’s feeding time. Then when she cries, he gives her his food. Gah! Need to stop this from happening, because half of the time he just lets her lick the food in his hand and then he eats it! Yuck!

*Bye Bye! Loves to say ‘bye bye’ to people even if they just arrived. Especially if you ask for a kiss, he will then immediately tell you ‘bye bye’.

*No no no! Yup, he has learned the dreaded word ‘No’. It started with him copying me when I would tell him No when he would do something he wasn’t supposed to. If he would go near a power outlet, I would point at him and say, ‘No no no.’ Now, he turns back around, sometimes before I even have the chance to say it, and tells ME, ‘No, no, no!’ and points at me. It’s pretty funny actually. But, I’m not so much looking forward to the No answer to all my requests in the near future.

*Obsessed with his London train set from Grandpa.

*Loves stacking, but only up to 4! Once it gets past 4 things, it must be knocked down!

*Loves pointing at people and things and jibber jabbering away at them. We’re pretty sure he speaks some dialect of Chinese and we just don’t know it!

*Never. Stops. Talking. (Seriously!)

*Blood curdling screams. For no apparent reason other than he just discovered how to do it and I’m convinced he knows how crazy it makes me.

*Kissing and Hugging Stuffed Animals. So cute!!!

*Giving the cheek! Gah!!! Just when he starts to give me kisses too like he has been to everyone else in the world, he starts avoiding them all together. When you ask for a kiss, he just gives you the cheek now! I thought that wasn’t supposed to happen till middle school!

*A song for a kiss?! His latest beyond adorable thing…whenever I sing him my go to comfort/lullaby song of Journey’s ‘Lights’, he stares at me and goes to kiss me on the lips over and over while I sing. I can’t figure out if he really loves when I sing to him so he gives me kisses or if he is trying to stop me from singing with his kisses. Ha.

*’Uh oh’ Whenever he falls down, it’s ‘uh oh’.

* Baby’s very own slide. What happens when mommy is away all weekend long with triple header weddings? Mommy comes home to a baby slide in the middle of the living room! Gah! But he loves it! And he has finally figured out how to climb the ladder up it on his own and get down the slide without getting stuck. He also loves sending all his cars and trucks down it.

*Does not want to be contained. This kid is officially on the move. Running around and getting into everything. He wants to be held very little these days.

*Epic naps! Takes 2-3 hour naps (that mommy LOVES!!!!) and then wakes up crazed and full of insane energy, bouncing off the walls.

*Covers his mouth when he laughs like it’s the most hilarious thing in the world and he can’t even contain his laughter.

*Sit-in’s. When you try to take him away from something he isn’t supposed to be doing or to move him to somewhere else, he just collapses to the floor and sits down to try to resist being picked up. Smart toddler ways, gah!

Wedding: Sarah & Greg – Armour House

I can’t even tell you how excited I am to share the gorgeous wedding of the ever sweet Sarah and Greg! From the adorable 150 year old little white church and the always beautiful Armour House to the sweet looks exchanged between these two throughout their ceremony to their impeccably choreographed first dance, their wedding was nothing short of perfect from start to finish. Click through for so much more!!!!

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Jodi Anne Inouye - August 13, 2014 - 9:53 pm

oh holy heck…. GORGEOUS!!!!!

Angela Smithson Horton - August 13, 2014 - 10:43 pm

Gorgeous pictures. I wish we could have been there. You guys are lovely!!

Ann Oleinik - August 13, 2014 - 11:12 pm


Donald W. Pointer Jr - August 14, 2014 - 2:09 pm

Outstanding couple in outstanding images! Well done and a great body of creativity!

Lauren Fair - August 14, 2014 - 10:10 pm

Absolutely gorgeous work!

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