Location Spotlight: Chambers Bay in University Place

May 18, 2023  •  Leave a Comment
Location Spotlight: Chambers Bay in University Place I have been coming here with my family for years. The area first found use as a rock quarry stemming as far back as the Steilacoom Indian Tribe and the first European settlers in 1832. It is now home to a beautiful park featuring and open lawn, cool bridge, and wide west-facing beach with dr...
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For Your Photos: Bright and Light or Muted Modern?

September 29, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
Every photographer has their own style when it comes to editing their final images, and I have developed two distinct looks I created using the tools in Adobe Lightroom: bright and light and muted modern. They are not filters. A lot of people use that vernacular shorthand mistake....I create each look by hand at each location on route we walked dur...
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Location Spotlight: Donkey Creek Park

September 19, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
Location Spotlight: Donkey Creek Park Want to get up and close and personal with Gig Harbor? Then taking your family photos or senior portraits here is a great option! This location works best for 30 minute sessions, or as an add on to a 60 minute session at the Russell Foundation, Ancich Park, or Skansie Park. Pros: This small park has a v...
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Location Spotlight: The Tacoma Tideflats

September 13, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
Location Spotlight: The Tacoma Tideflats Looking for an edgy funky location that will make all your friends jealous because it will look like you are straight out of a fashion magazine? Look no further. The Tacoma Tide flats have graffiti, an industrial bridge, old derelict train tracks, and funky alcoves. It even has a functional hidden skate...
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Location Spotlight: Narrows Park

September 07, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
Location Spotlight: Narrows Park Is there anything more iconic than the Tacoma Narrows Bridges? I don't think so. This location also has some cool driftwood and a swing on the right side of the beach (though I've never used it in a shoot, I have always wanted to!) When does it work? I like shooting there in the early-ish morning (9-10am), wh...
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