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Recently, I had the pleasure of photographing a beautiful family of three. They booked my most recent package addition, a petite session, for their maternity photoshoot in Discovery Park. Scroll to view their gallery! A petite session (lasting up to 30 minutes) is perfect for busy families or little ones with short attention spans. I […]


June 29, 2024

Maternity Photoshoot in Discovery Park

maternity photoshoot in Discovery Park

In the heart of Seattle’s University District, amidst the bustling energy of city life, I had the privilege of photographing the Woodhead family—a beautiful family of three soon to become four. With excitement in the air and anticipation for the arrival of their newest addition, this photoshoot was a celebration of love, connection, and the […]

April 28, 2024

April 28, 2024

Woodhead Maternity Studio Session in Seattle

Hey there, expecting mamas! As you prepare to welcome your little one into the world, capturing the beauty of your pregnancy is a wonderful way to celebrate this special time in your life. One question that often comes up is, “When should I schedule my maternity session?” Well, let me share some insights to help […]


March 21, 2024

When to Book Your Maternity Session

Studio Maternity Photoshoot in Seattle – how it came together My recent studio maternity photoshoot in Seattle was truly enchanting, and I’m excited to share the recipe for success. Let’s dive into the significance of coordinating colors and styles (and a guide to help you!), the impact of helpful communication, and the value of booking […]

March 9, 2024

March 9, 2024

Studio Maternity Photoshoot in Seattle

Beat the rain with a studio session This beautiful, light, and airy lifestyle studio in Pioneer Square was really the finishing touch for this gorgeous maternity session. After sending some Facebook messages and emails back and forth about wardrobe and styling, Kat selected two gowns and two outfits for her husband and toddler. I think […]


March 9, 2024

Kunsberg Family Session in Seattle

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Mercae is a family and maternity photographer in Seattle, WA.

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