Monthly archives: September 2009

Launch Party at Licorous

Launch Party at Licorous

Argentina444 continues to establish itself as the purveyor of the best of all things. Empanadas flown up from Los Angeles, tango dancers flown up from Buenos Aires, and the all-star roster of chefs from LA, San Francisco, Buenos Aires, and right here in Seattle. Everyone shared their enthusiasm for the upcoming trips + we discussed cuisine until late in the evening.[...]

Melanie + Brad

Melanie + Brad

Several months ago I met with Brad + Melanie + their pup, Mylo, for a family engagement session. I was charmed by how much they laughed together, clearly glowing in each other's presence, so very much in love. Even having witnessed this connection, I was blown away on their wedding day by their joy + their bond. Their ceremony included all their family members,[...]

The New Guard

The New Guard

When summer was still in full swing, my dear Whitney took me to lunch. As we sipped lavender lemonade + snacked on seared scallops, she presented an idea to me. A far away fall evening to be the first of a series, with a dinner party featuring Seattle's up and coming culinary talent. She wondered if Damien and I would join in curating the music, along with Joey Vel[...]

Ode to Joy

Ode to Joy

When I first began taking photos, I had a completely different muse. I suppose it's all the same impulse: to tell a story. But those first stories I was dying to tell were ones of youthful celebrations, beauty, late nights, loud shows, and dancing. My first images were almost exclusively... party photos. I'm not the same person now, nor the same photographer.[...]

Carolyn

Carolyn

On a Sunday afternoon that should've been rainy but wasn't, Carolyn and I took advantage of the good weather + captured her senior portraits. She's whip smart, a natural in front of the camera, and has great taste in music to boot. She even indulged my stories of senior year + how much I loved it. I love her ability to project emotion in her eyes - displaying h[...]