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Knitted Fashion | Seattle Fashion Photography | Giant Knits

Every since I was a little girl I was drawn to color. Yellow, green, purple: these were my companions for every mood from peppy to sophisticated. I was drawn to the way light alters colors and how the texture of whatever I was wearing would, as if by magic, change its appearance based on light and shadow. It was no…

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Sarah, Dawn & Emily | Mother Daughter Generation Shoot

I first met Sarah at a women’s networking event where local small business owners got together to share their love for what they do. At the time Sarah was around 6 months pregnant but I could tell the glow in her eyes was not only due to her impending motherhood. Sarah had the warmest smile and the kindest eyes; when she…

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A Leap From Faith | Seattle Women Business Owner Spotlight

This article is part of the Leading Ladies series, published in Queen Anne Neighbors magazine, highlighting inspiration women of our community every month. I had the pleasure of meeting, interviewing and photographing Marlena and am excited for you to read her story.  “I was born and raised in a religious cult,” Marlena tells me as we sit down with our…

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Cosmetic Calling | Seattle Business Owner Spotlight

Every evening young Yuliana Huerta and her family would gather around the television and turn on their favorite soap opera. The drama and mystery not only helped the family bond through this nightly ritual but also resulted in putting her on the path to becoming a professional make-up artist. “I would look at the new eyeshadow a character wore and…

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In Futuro | Fashion Photography

Many artists create their work by imagining the future. Moviemakers try to glimpse what lies ahead through exploring space travel. Writers etch in ink the worlds their imagination has taken them to. Photographers like myself may wonder what a woman warrior of the future would look like. A perfect specimen, a beautiful and lethal female that is honorable, loyal and…

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Carnival | Seattle Fashion Photo Shoot | Zipperture Photography

As a child I have always loved going to the circus. It was a family outing – which meant me and my mom would get up early on a Saturday morning, put on our nice clothes and go the beautiful round structure that defined our city’s architecture for generations. The whole place would be teeming with squealing kids, excited parents…

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Dawn and Kate | Seattle Mother Daughter Glamour Photo Shoot

Mother daughter sessions have a special place in my heart. It is likely because growing up my mom was my best friend and confidant. Even as I continued to mature into an adult woman, my relationship with my mom is the most precious bond I will ever experience. Being able to capture the love that exists in a mother daughter…

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Victoria | Seattle Glamour Photography | Modern Portraits for Women

When I first met Victoria, I was completely disarmed by her warm personality and her big smile. She seemed to radiate positivity and there was an aura about her that made me want to get to know her better. During our initial consultation, I felt that we really connected on the idea and the need for empowering women. Victoria seemed…

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Life Lessons from the Most Inspiring Woman I Know

Some of you may know that I was born and raised in Ukraine and immigrated to the States with my mom when I was 16. Some of you may not. What I’d like to share today is both very personal and very empowering to me as a human and as a woman. Coming over to the US as an immigrant…