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In the realm of outdoor photography, the allure of a neutral and white wardrobe cannot be understated. While vibrant hues may catch the eye, it’s the understated elegance of neutrals that truly shines in outdoor sessions, transforming ordinary landscapes into captivating backdrops for timeless portraits.

Motherhood

April 27, 2024

The Motherhood Study in Snoqualmie

On a sunny day in Seattle, the Burleson family came to the studio armed with coordinating pajamas from Target, ready to get stunning Christmas family portraits. This Christmas Pajama Family Session was so lovely, this gorgeous mother with her precious little one just made it so easy to capture stunning portraits and the perfect winter […]

April 27, 2024

April 27, 2024

Burleson Family Christmas Pajama Session

I recently had the privilege of hosting a motherhood portrait session in my studio here in Seattle, and I must say, it was an absolute dream come true. From the elegant dresses worn by the Sypherd mother and daughter to the enchanting spring floral arrangements, every detail came together to create a truly magical experience.

Motherhood

April 27, 2024

Sypherd Motherhood Portrait Session in Seattle

Christmas PJ’s in the houuuuse! Our Christmas PJ session was an absolute blast! From the moment Kayla and her adorable toddler walked in, the festive spirit was contagious. The little one’s giggles echoed through the studio as we played games, shared stories, and captured moments of pure joy. And can we talk about those adorable […]

March 9, 2024

March 9, 2024

Christmas Pajama Family Studio Session 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 […]

Maternity

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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