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The Magic of Being Vulnerable | Seattle Boudoir Photography

The focus of my business and the reason I have started photographing women was always to empower. I grew up feeling powerless and at the mercy of others opinions of me. But the older I got the more I realized I was not alone in that feeling. I kept meeting women who were ridiculed growing up, criticized by family members…

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Kat | Body Love Journey | Seattle Boudoir Photography

Loving yourself is the greatest revolution.” I’d like to tell you about Kat. Kat is the owner of a burlesque company, a make-up artist, an actress and a general femme extraordinaire. What you may not know if you meet her is that Kat is recovering from years of suffering from an eating disorder. She says she has good days and bad days, some…

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Cloe | Seattle Boudoir Photography

I advocate glamour every day. Every minute.” – Dita Von Teese One sure way to get your glamour on is to schedule a time to get into the studio, unzip down to your gorgeous lingerie and let someone capture you. That is exactly what we did with Cloe whose positive nature and warm attitude kept the energy in the studio…

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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…