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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

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 […]

April 28, 2024

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

The Motherhood Study in Snoqualmie

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

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

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