July 20, 2010

From Russia with Love

I was so excited when these dear people called and asked me to take some pictures of their family, and their new little sweet one, E. I have known this family since I first moved to Spokane 7 years ago, but in recent years they have been living as missionaries in Ulan Ude, Russia. The last time I saw them, their oldest child, A, looked like this:

And here she is now:What a delight to see them again. I think the pictures will give you a good feel of why. Enjoy...

A Sweet Birthday

One of the fun aspects of my business expanding so much these past 2-3 years is that along the way I have unexpectedly branched out from simply capturing family photos to truly becoming a family photographer who is there to capture so many of the events that celebrate our lives. Baby showers, wedding showers, birthday parties, anniversaries, engagements and adoption showers...I have had the chance to capture all of these as well as the 'standard' family photo over the past few years. I love it. I love being a part of the moments. I love it when clients become dear friends. I love watching children grow along the way! What a rewarding experience. So, I am going to start documenting more of my 'in action' photography for you to see. And if you would like me to be there to capture your special celebration, whatever that may be...contact me and I will be there! For now, what better way to start than with the 5th birthday of the lovely Ashlynn? And if you are interested in more details of the special day itself, check it out on Emily's blog or as featured on the TomKat blog... Okay, enough talking. Now, enjoy...

July 13, 2010

Melt your Heart Sweetness

oh. my. such beautiful newness. have I mentioned how much I enjoy my "job"? Enjoy...

July 07, 2010


I always look forward to a scheduled newborn session - so many months spent hoping, waiting, expecting, wishing, planning and praying and then finally there is a precious little one and I get to document the wonder, awe and celebration that follows. This time, however, was especially dear because it is the long awaited child for very, very dear friends of ours. Two weeks before these pictures were taken, not only had we not met this precious boy, but we didn't even know that he would soon be arriving! Yet he was hoped for, prayed for and loved even then! So welcome, sweet Nico. Make yourself at home. Your family and friends have been waiting for you! And to your mommy and papa - congrats! We are excited to be along for the ride! enjoy...

July 01, 2010

Fairies and Bubbles and Cupcakes...Oh My!

Princess tutus, cupcakes and bubbles... Is there really any better excuse for a photo shoot? I think not! What a blast I had with these two precious girls and their parents. I hope some wonderful memories were made for Ryan, Dani & Co. Cannot wait for the next time! Enjoy your sneak peek!

a fabulous place to end our shoot - the Rockwood Bakery.