• December 6, 2022

New Year’s Day

For the past four years on New Year’s Day, I have taken a night photo at Gasworks Park.  No particular reason but over the past couple years there is a noticeable change in the cityscape. One very noticeable change this year was that the tree on top of the Space Needle is already gone.  At first I thought it was just not lit but since I had also taken a day time photo at Kerry Park, I see that it’s not there either.  I wonder why? About 6:15 pm, clear and…

Read More

TOPAZ GLOW

When it comes to post processing and filtering, generally less is more. Simple tweaks to brighten up, add more or subtract some contrast intensity, a little sharpening, that is generally all that’s needed on a digital image if it’s a good one. Of course there can be some more specific portrait corrections, deleting distractions, adding vignettes or creating a particular look for a group of images. But sometimes you might just want to get crazy, so when I got this Topaz email to “illuminate your photos with electrifying light” well, why not play a…

Read More

Christmastime in Leavenworth

There’s something more interesting to me than just the Christmas lights when I see  this series of photos we took in Leavenworth on Tuesday night.  Look at the sky. The last two, something appears in the sky over the hotel. What is it? The first image, I’m testing my exposure (and i have to say that I was extremely proud of myself because it looks pretty good). However I didn’t set the auto timer long enough and you can see my arm streaked in the lower right corner.  And the…

Read More

A Few Fantastic Images

Back to back sessions with a couple special needs children.  It was a great opportunity for these families to get sweet, simple portraits. I’m so glad they trust us to do their images, we got some really special moments. Thank you.  

Read More

B.O.G.O. SALE ends DEC 6

Choose up to three poses to put on your cards – Cards are printed front and back, two pics one side and one large on the front and get double the cards for the price! Art setup approval no later than 3pm Dec 6th to be able to get the deal. If you received a post card from me, the paper type is called, “watercolor” it has a cotton paper feel to it and the print is a “matte” finish.  If you’d like 50 cards with your Christmas Portraits on…

Read More

Chapel on Swan’s Trail: Nigel and Justine

The Chapel on Swan’s Trail is located in the town of Snohomish. The area sits up high and has a fantastic view on a clear day.    

Read More

A Little Bit Country

From Josh and Mary’s wedding this past summer at Pomeroy Farm in Yacolt, Washington.

Read More

Whidbey Island Wedding

Brian and Megan at Wayfarer Farm on Whidbey Island.  

Read More