I also planned a wedding in the mess that was the 2020-21 global pandemic, so I deeply understand the need for flexibility and options. 

I photograph couples and families who are looking to preserve a special moment in their lives. I want all couples, families, and people to feel love and acceptance when they work with me. 

hi, I'm Kate!

You know what I do, but what do you know about me? 

A few things are for sure, though. There is always Ian, coffee, bravo, Chance beneath my chair, online shopping, and a podcast that makes me laugh. 

My day-to-day life is different all the time and that’s exactly how I like it!
I teach an aerial yoga class every week. I'm a NatGeo Student Expeditions guide and I lead summer trips to Europe with high school students. Some days I have thousands of photos to go through while accompanied by the Real Housewives. Some days I jump out of bed and get right outside for a run and some days I don't change out of pajamas until 3:00pm.

my favorite things...

I love reality tv. I love the real housewives shows. Like to a deep level. To a level that is likely bad for my mental health.

I also subscribe to an absurd number of bravo-related podcasts just to listen to funny people chat about things I’ve already watched. 

I think about french fries every day. God I love fries. 

After living without a decent dairy-free cheese option for close to 10 years, I am trying to figure out the best way to make a cheese sauce and a decent pizza. I’m getting close. 

Good book to read on the beach • sunshine (not to be taken for granted in Seattle) • hot yoga in the winter • a good tequila in the summer and a fabulous red wine in the winter (sangiovese or pinot noir, please) • candles that complement the current season • family dinner (17 of us every thursday night baby!) • having friends over to hang out in the backyard • skincare, specifically sheets masks at night • workout sets in one great color

Of course I wanted to play with my Dad's fancy cameras in the way that kids always want to play with expensive things they know they can ruin. Photography became a huge creative outlet and eventually blossomed into a beautiful career.

I am a photographer out of personal necessity. It's what I have to do to be happy. I do it because we need beauty. And we need to see ourselves, our partners, our families as beautiful. Sometimes the mundanity of life takes over and we forget to see how beautiful things are. But we all need that reminder, we need to see ourselves as beautiful. The way other people see us...

our house was always filled with photos

with grace and love and compassion

They were on the walls, on the tables, on the shelves. Albums upon albums labeled by year or event in my dad’s library. 

Photography is one of the only things I’ve always loved for as long as I can remember.

How did I get into photography?

it’s their favorite photos of their families or themselves, and the experience was surprisingly enjoyable, and you know what?

I love to hear it!

people tell me that they love to work with me,

i’m looking for a

wedding photographer

right this way!

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right this way!

i’m looking for a

portrait photographer

right this way!

are you ready? If so, let's do this!

That's me

what my clients are saying

Kate is so attuned to her clients and it shows in the gorgeous images she captures. As a photographer who has so much experience capturing movement, emotion, and memories, she provides excellent direction, guidance, and support through the entire process. The level of emotional depth captured in Kate’s images is remarkable and is Kate’s magic as a photographer. I’ve got happy tears looking at our engagement photos because the love, excitement, laughter, and depth between my partner shines out in these stunning images.

~ Gabi

My kids are rarely thrilled about taking photos and Kate brings an ease that allows for things to go with the flow- and somehow ALWAYS finds a way to produce beautiful photos. Kate has seen our family grow and change over the last 5 years and her photos are such precious gifts to us. Most importanly to me, she has the gift of capturing the small, real moments. We are forever grateful. 

~ Nicole

Parents, I want to help you romanticize the moments you have right now. Picture you and your child 10, 15, or even 20 years from now...what are the moments you miss? What are the photos you wish you had? I've created a list of 12 photos to take of your children now so that you can preserve the moment.

Download the 12 photos you never think
to take of your child

A pause button for the everyday beauty in your life.