Monthly Archives: July 2008

Wedding: Rachel & Bryan

Rachel and Bryan were married on a gorgeous July day on the University of Washington campus. Rachel got ready in a classroom with huge windows along one wall. As she put on her makeup and hung out with her friends, she was nervous and brimming with excitement: We met up with Bryan, took some quick […]

Pictures on the Wall

I’m having an opening for a small show of some of my non-wedding photos tomorrow, Thursday July 17. It’s the Union Center for Healing, located at 2100 E. Union Street (the corner of 21st and Union). That’s where my amazing acupuncturist, Vickie Summers, works along with a group of other great health practitioners. I’ll be […]


This past weekend I rented a tilt-shift lens. These lenses are meant for perspective correction in architectural photography, but I was really curious to try one out just to play with focal plane a little. Using a lens like this allows you to have a tiny little slice of a photo in focus: You can […]

Coffee Shop Jam

So a few weeks ago I got to photograph the Coffee Shop Jam for the second time. The Coffee Shop Jam is when all the students of Rob Hampton , guitar teacher extraordinaire, get to strut their stuff on stage in front of a real live audience. It was my second time photographing the Jam […]