mae & carmen // married at crag rat hut

these two: married on an october day–near a mountain & close to the sky. all the leaves were falling and the apple orchard sparkled in the sun. the day was filled with mugs of… Continue reading

animal dreams.

the magic age of nine with these two friends. it was thanksgiving break and when they got tired of playing foursquare we had a mini shoot and they were the creative directors…

jesse & melissa // married at left bank annex

this october wedding began with champagne+records at the ace hotel and a good-luck torrential downpour.  there was a ceremony after the sun went down and a vw photo-booth and dancing until midnight. the lovebirds said… Continue reading

baby kyle // portland

this little family and their sweet love:::

winter sky // idaho

pics from last january, when we took the night train to idaho to spend a week skiing and watching the frozen lake ++

collecting rocks // portland

this little family, who i have photographed for the past three years in a row::we wandered along the shore and collected rocks and balanced on fallen tree trunks. i love watching these babies… Continue reading

two girls & an ocean // seaside

every year i go to the ocean with these three. it has become a winter tradition all our own–something we come back to year after year; a marker of the months gone by.… Continue reading

maggee & john // married at sole repair in seattle

this seattle wedding: at the beginning of fall, in the heart of the city, at a venue that used to be a shoe repair shop::the day was sun on the water and photos on… Continue reading

seven.

seven is foam swords and bruises on shins and macklemore side-shaves; it is learning how to make pancake batter and remembering to put the legos back in the bin. seven is talking in… Continue reading

november frost

my favorite mornings: mid november, hazy light, frosted leaves. we were outside in the fog before the sun was fully in the sky and we could see our breath, thick in the air like smoke.… Continue reading