I met Jordan through Lyz, and shot them separately with Celeste on wardrobe, and this time, they wanted to do a look together: swamp witches! They braved through the mud, dirt, stinging nettles, and all…
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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.
Location: Locket Space in Seattle…I love this studio!
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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!
Tudor time! Celeste of Poppyseed Roll Clothing and I got together with Jordan here for a royal, Tudor inspired shoot. Celeste made this entire outfit, once again blowing my mind with her attention to detail. Jordan made a perfect Tudor model, and don’t worry, managed to keep her head attached to her body. We shot this at Saint Edwards State Park, one of my favorite places in the Pacific Northwest…the first shot is actually part of a playground…work with what you’ve got, right?
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