Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Iceland :: Seattle Travel Photographer

Iceland was perplexing to me as a photographer. I went into the trip thinking that I would produce these amazing photographs of Iceland's landscapes and that I would come back with photos that were truly special and unique, but from the moment I saw the snow covered lava fields during sunrise, I was stumped. I didn't know how I'd be able to capture the immense volcanoes, the never ending sky, the mountain ranges that spread out and went on for what seemed like forever. Truth be told, I kind of shut down. I didn't even bother picking up my camera the first day there. The second day I had it by my side but didn't really know what to do with it other than take photos of Nate and I in front of landmarks and tourist spots. It's not that I wasn't inspired by the breathtaking scenery, it was that there was so much breathtaking scenery I felt I couldn't do it justice. My senses were overloaded and there was no way my camera could accurately translate what I was seeing, feeling, smelling and hearing into a photograph...but I tried:

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Mother's Day Gift Certificates :: Seattle Family Photographer

Mother's Day is almost here and the perfect gifts for the moms in your life are photo session gift certificates!

You can give a soon-to-be-mom a maternity photo session.

You can join forces with your siblings and give mom an updated photo (added bonus for you: the photo that's currently on the wall - you know, the one with your braces and hair style from high school - can finally come down and be replaced with one you're not embarrassed to look at).

You can surprise mom with a photo session for just the girls.

You can win major Dad points for bringing out a smile like this from your wife.

You can give grandma photos of her grandkids - she'll love showing them off to all her friends at their next church social. 

Call or send me an email and together we'll figure out the photo package that your mom (or wife, or even grandma!) will love!