Category archives: Lifestyle

New Guard IV; one of the best nights I've ever had

That's a mouthful of a post title, I know. But last night was like my own little miracle. Full to the brim with lessons in the value of community, family, determination, hard work, laughter, and star anise cake. Our New Guard dinners are still an unexpected gift to me. From a humble lunch date with Whitney, I never knew how far this project would go. It has w[...]

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.[...]

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[...]