GOODBYEDAHO. {IDAHO}

When we go to Idaho, the first view of the lake always makes my heart beat. We pull down the driveway and the sky opens up and the smell of the air is… Continue reading

QUINLAN AUGUST. {ASHLAND}

A month ago, I flew to Ashland to photograph Peter and Courtney’s bun in the oven (see the pics here) and last week, I flew back to capture the wee babe that was born… Continue reading

LITTLE PLASTIC LAKE. {IDAHO}

i don’t want realistic! i want magic. ++tennessee williams We are back in the gem state again, for an end of the summer jump in the lake. The weather is cooler and the… Continue reading

PETER + JOLEEN. {A SEATTLE ELOPEMENT!}

Joleen and Peter eloped. They travelled north to Seattle, to the land of ocean, city and Space Needle. They got ready in separate hotels with their closest friends: Peter ironed his shirt and… Continue reading

THE JACOBS FAMILY. {TACOMA}

These are the Jacobs. They are rad and amazing and they live up north. They have a victorian house with a view of the water, a turquoise-colored kitchen nook that feels like swimming… Continue reading

FLIGHT.

my eyes already touch the sunny hill. going far ahead of the road I have begun. so we are grasped by what we cannot grasp; it has inner light, even from a distance-… Continue reading

THE COLEMAN FAMILY. {OAKS PARK, PORTLAND}

seven haikus about the coleman family and their trip to oaks amusement park.  ferris wheel flying/looking upward to the sky/the colemans and i the oaks park quiet/amusement is not open/the rides are all… Continue reading

EMILY+BEN. {MARRIED IN PORTLAND!}

If you want to have an amazing Ben and Emily style-wedding, you must get married at your parents house, in a pasture, surrounded by tall trees and blue sky. You must provide hay… Continue reading

THE MAGIC. {VASHON ISLAND}

“and above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. those who don’t believe in magic will never find… Continue reading

BABY VIVIENNE. {PORTLAND}

Brooke and I met back in my old-school Portland days: over a decade ago. I loved her immediately and loved her even more when I heard her sing the Temptations at Chopsticks karaoke.… Continue reading