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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 […]

Maternity

June 29, 2024

Maternity Photoshoot in Discovery Park

maternity photoshoot in Discovery Park

Interested in seeing the full gallery instead of reading the tips below? Scroll down! Navigating the Journey of Motherhood: Overcoming Five Common Challenges with Your First Baby Welcoming your first baby into the world is an extraordinary experience, filled with boundless love, joy, and wonder. Yet, amidst the magic of new beginnings, mothers often encounter […]

April 28, 2024

April 28, 2024

Koss Family Studio Session in Seattle

As the cherry blossoms bloom and paint the world in shades of pink, every photographer’s heart skips a beat with the promise of capturing nature’s exquisite beauty. Recently, amidst the cherry blossom season, I had the pleasure of embarking on a sun-drenched adventure with a delightful family at Seward Park. What began as a session […]

Family

April 28, 2024

Hubbard Bales Family Session

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.

April 27, 2024

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 […]

Motherhood

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.

April 27, 2024

April 27, 2024

Sypherd Motherhood Portrait Session in Seattle

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 […]

Maternity

March 9, 2024

Studio Maternity Photoshoot in Seattle

SHARING A HEARTFELT MOMENT: A STUDIO SESSION WITH THE SAUL FAMILY Hey there, lovely mamas! I’m excited to spill the beans on a special moment that unfolded right here in our cozy studio with the amazing Saul family! Life threw a little curveball in December, and we had to reschedule our first session due to […]

March 9, 2024

March 9, 2024

Saul Family Studio Session

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 […]

Motherhood

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 […]

March 9, 2024

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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