Archive for February, 2012

Senor Cohen | 6 Months {Northwest Newborn Photographer}

February 28th, 2012

I can’t believe little Cohen is now 6 months old! It seriously feels like I was JUST visiting him at the hospital when he not even 24 hours old… and then a few short days later at his newborn session. It’s goes by too fast, TOO FAST! =) But boy, do I sure love watching [...]


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I can’t believe little Cohen is now 6 months old! It seriously feels like I was JUST visiting him at the hospital when he not even 24 hours old… and then a few short days later at his newborn session. It’s goes by too fast, TOO FAST! =) But boy, do I sure love watching these sweet little ones grow up! It’s amazing how much they change in the first year!!

Cohen definitely knew how to work the camera for his 6 month session! Watch out lil’ ladies! We’ve got a heart-throb in the making! Here’s a fun sneak peek from his session. Enjoy!

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Newborn Mentorship | Northwest Newborn Photographer

February 23rd, 2012

A few weeks ago I had the fun opportunity of teaching fellow photographer, Melissa Shaw of Soft Focus Photography about newborn posing at one of my Exclusively Newborn Mentorships. I love doing these mentorships because it gives me the fun opportunity of teaching other photographers about newborn safety and proper newborn posing. We had two beautiful baby [...]


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A few weeks ago I had the fun opportunity of teaching fellow photographer, Melissa Shaw of Soft Focus Photography about newborn posing at one of my Exclusively Newborn Mentorships. I love doing these mentorships because it gives me the fun opportunity of teaching other photographers about newborn safety and proper newborn posing.

We had two beautiful baby boys model for us that day, which was a blast! Our first was 11-day new baby Colin who came all the way up from Fort Lewis to model for us. He was a champ and so fun to photograph!

Our second little 9 day new model, Milo, came all the way from Bellingham, WA. His little leg is in a cast to be corrected for a club foot. His cast is just so itty bitty, but I have to admit, was really cute =) He did such a fantastic job and only poo’d on Mommy a few times. =)

If you are an aspiring newborn photographer and would like to learn more about my Exclusively Newborn 1:1 Mentorships, please click here for further details.

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Radiant | Bellevue, WA Maternity Photographer

February 10th, 2012

Apart from weddings and sweet little newborns, I absolutely love photographing expectant mommies. They are radiant and absolutely stunning! I had such a blast meeting this couple and am so excited to be invited to document this incredible journey they are on throughout Baby’s first year! Here’s a sneak peek from my latest maternity session. [...]


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Apart from weddings and sweet little newborns, I absolutely love photographing expectant mommies. They are radiant and absolutely stunning! I had such a blast meeting this couple and am so excited to be invited to document this incredible journey they are on throughout Baby’s first year! Here’s a sneak peek from my latest maternity session. Enjoy!

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Baby Jennadea | 8 days new {Monroe, WA Newborn Photographer}

February 7th, 2012

 This sweet little munchkin did so fantastic during her newborn session last Friday!! She was so fantastic and allowed me to try a bunch of different poses and ideas. Here’s her sneak peek! Enjoy! hat designed by Haff if Your Way follow me on facebook! all images copyright protected please do not copy | save [...]


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 This sweet little munchkin did so fantastic during her newborn session last Friday!! She was so fantastic and allowed me to try a bunch of different poses and ideas. Here’s her sneak peek! Enjoy!

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Code of Ethics & Professionalism {For Photographers}

February 2nd, 2012

I have been really shocked at the lack of professionalism that I have been seeing lately on Facebook. The new thing amongst the photography community is to crucify and publicly humiliate an individual for a lack of understanding or poor judgement. Now, by no means am I condoning bad choices made by others, especially with newborn [...]


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I have been really shocked at the lack of professionalism that I have been seeing lately on Facebook. The new thing amongst the photography community is to crucify and publicly humiliate an individual for a lack of understanding or poor judgement.

Now, by no means am I condoning bad choices made by others, especially with newborn photography. Many of you know that I have recently written a Baby Safe | Newborn Posing Guide to help teach aspiring newborn photographers safe practices for these sessions. And to be honest and frank, it down right scares me how many unsafe techniques I see all over the place. However, instead of crucifying and publicly humiliating someone, I contact them privately in hopes to help equip them with a tool that will help them be safe.

As a member of the Professional Photographers of America, I agreed to a code of ethics that I would like to encourage the entire professional photography community to practice. Here are a few…

  • Use the highest levels of honesty, professionalism and integrity.
  • In all dealing with fellow professional photographers, students and others who aspire to be professional photographers, I shall share the knowledge and skill of professional photography.
  • Support efforts for and assist in the education of all interested persons the general public in the art and science of professional photography

My hope in writing this is to not offend anyone, but to be a voice of encouragement in raising the bar of professionalism amongst the photography community and that we would join forces and fight against online bullying. Most importantly, my hope is that we would always remember to be kind and be professional…

It comes back to what I was taught as a child: Treat others how you too would want to be treated.

If you are an aspiring photographer and want to grow your skills and be surrounded by an encouraging community of photographers, please check out Professional Photographers of America. It is a GREAT place to learn and grow.