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Use this easy to read guide to plan and prepare so you can enjoy at your next family photoshoot at Discovery Park.


June 16, 2024

Family photoshoot at Discovery Park – how to prepare

Knowing when to expect emails and following the guidance is crucial for a smooth photography experience. The provided timeline ensures you stay informed and prepared, from booking and receiving the wardrobe guide to finalizing details and payments. This organized approach helps you focus on enjoying the moment, confident that all details are managed, making the entire process stress-free and enjoyable.

June 2, 2024

June 2, 2024

What to expect when I’m your photographer

Coordinating colors and styles makes everyone look like they belong together, and you can set the mood, whether it’s a relaxed, casual look or something more formal. Make sure your outfit choices match the location and season – you want to be comfy and in tune with the weather. And don’t forget, classic styles and neutral colors never go out of fashion, ensuring your photos will stand the test of time. Follow this guide to get the best possible images from your family portrait session!


May 5, 2024

What to wear – Seattle Family Photoshoot

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

March 21, 2024

When to Book Your Maternity Session

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

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