I’d been planning this look for awhile. There’s a particular trail at Saint Edwards State Park that leads you down until you’re completely submerged in nature. It’s narrow, but not too difficult…unless, of course, you’re dressed like a nature goddess or lugging cameras. Challenge accepted. Heather was a trooper as she hiked down while mosquitos feasted on her, plants stabbed her, and the butterflies did their best to jump ship as they snagged on branches. I worked around the sneakers.
Don’t worry….she made it down in one piece. We ended the shoot at the bottom and relaxed near the lake and watched a bird of prey soar level with the water. It was a nice day.
This shoot has been a year in the making! Malia lives in Hawaii and we finally got together last week. We wandered Seward Park and found this amazing hollowed tree to play in. Perfect for a spring renewal theme.
Time is precious, people. Don’t waste it. Have a beautiful day.
The amazing Mari at Locket Space in Seattle!
It’s funny…when I decided to close my Etsy print shop, I felt some sort of binding fall off me, and more creative freedom burst forth. It’s time to start a new age of growth, personally and professionally.
There are still two days left to grab a print if you want one…I’ll be closing Etsy on 6.1.2017. Prints
Location: Locket Space in Seattle…I love this studio!
Ok, not the music, but there was a swing involved! It was my 15th anniversary yesterday, and my husband and I decided to celebrate with our second shoot with Mari, in a pretty fantastic studio space (Locket Space is SoDo Seattle). Beautiful big windows, great light, and nifty set options, including this swing.
Mari, of course, is a joy to shoot. Even watching her warm up is impressive! I glanced over, and there she was on her back, kicking her legs all the way to the floor behind her shoulder. Plenty more to come!