Category: art talk

  • Inspiring Places to Photograph in Seattle

    Inspiring Places to Photograph in Seattle

    I was recently interviewed by Redfin and asked about my favorite “photography spot” in Seattle.    Without hesitation I said:  Seattle’s Kerry Park.  Why? Kerry Park is probably the most picturesque location in all of Seattle.  Having a combination of the Space Needle, skyline, Mt. Rainer and Puget Sound as its backdrop, you are guaranteed to come away…

  • Meditative Photography for Women

    Meditative Photography for Women

    There is so much beauty that passes by us daily, or rather that we pass it by, and I would like to bring that awareness back and make a daily practice of it by teaching Meditative Photography for Women. You might think that making photos and practicing meditation might be unrelated since the photography is…

  • Pondering the path taken. By a Seattle Photographer

    Pondering the path taken. By a Seattle Photographer

    Sometimes we don’t know where we are going until we get there. Before I opened my business as a Seattle portrait photographer, I was a waitress attending photography classes.  I remember having a hunger to capture everything around me.  It could be the light coming through a crystal vase, clothes pins on a line, a…

  • Talking to a Seattle Family Photographer

    Talking to a Seattle Family Photographer

    Lily Temmer is an author (she has written four novels and four collections of short stories, and her prose was deemed, quote, “flawless” by Kirkus Reviews), copywriter, editor and ghost writer.  Lily is a dear friend of mine.  Recently we talked about my work as a Seattle Family Photographer and this is what Lily wrote…

  • Jasin Boland, Motion Picture Still Photographer in Seattle! Seattle, WA

    Jasin Boland, Motion Picture Still Photographer in Seattle! Seattle, WA

    Jasin Boland is the one who photographed the poster images for The Matrix, Bourne Supremacy, and Mission Impossible. I was part of the workshop where he talked about his fascinating life as a movie Still Photographer. He is a true inspiration to photographers. He is charismatic, humble, funny and ready to share his photography knowledge…

  • Finding a visual story within the ordinary. Photography coaching sessions, Seattle, WA

    Finding a visual story within the ordinary. Photography coaching sessions, Seattle, WA

    Another photography coaching session this morning with a soon to be art student (with emphasis on photography in her school program). The objective was to find a visual story within an ordinary setting, with an emphasis on deliberate composition. We photographed together for 30 min and then shared the images and discussed them over coffee.…