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    Parents are Unsung Heroes

    High school seniors are one of my favorite groups of people to photograph because the teenage years are a time of discovery, growth, and passion. But there’s more to the story than a cool kid with a passion. The parents of these seniors are a big reminder that none of us can do life alone. …

  • Last Drops of Sunshine

    School will be back soon, so make sure you squeeze out the last few drops of sunshine before the winter rain returns. Lots of summer festivities are over, and friends in other parts of the country have already started sharing their first-day-of-school photos. But that won’t stop us! I’ve got some ideas to help you…

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    Take Aww-Inspiring Photos

    Whether on a road trip, a camping weekend, cruising on a boat, flying off to a dream destination—or a Seattle staycation—we humans tend to take a lot of photos when we’re out and about. Here are three tips for taking better ones.  Whether you use your phone or pack your high-tech gear, these will help…

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    Unsung Seattle Day Trips

    Time together with family and friends is precious, especially during our warm summer days when daylight hours stretch far into the night. When out-of-town guests arrive, we happily show off the Pike Place Market, Seattle Center and the Space Needle, the Seattle Waterfront and other quintessential (and awesome) attractions. Yet… There’s so much more to…

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    Add Zing to Spring Gatherings

    No pressure but…here come all the spring events!  Mother’s Day. Father’s Day. Graduation parties. We celebrate kin with brunches, barbecues, dinners and casual gatherings. What if you made that time even more precious by planning something fun for all ages?! Here are five ways you can bring family and guests together, creating memories that last…