Category Archives: Events

DYCO (826Seattle Benefit)

We had lots of fun photographing the Dance Marathon fundraiser again this year for 826Seattle at Nectar in Fremont (and I did it 8 months pregnant!). From the “dance lesson” in the beginning to the awarding of kooky prizes for “accomplishments,” it was an enjoyable and entertaining evening.

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Love Wins at City Hall (by Seattle Wedding Photographers)

Yesterday I had the privilege to document the love and pride of twenty-three different couples in civil ceremonies at Seattle City Hall on the first day of legal gay marriage in Washington State. I was so honored to be asked to be a part of this event. For all, marriage is an act of family,...

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Harry Potter Party, Part 3

After Potions class, we retired downstairs for “Transfiguration.” I (as McGonagal) led this class, though it was more of a filler. We played a version of Charades, where the kids “turned into” animals and the other kids had to guess what they were. This short class lasted until “student Wood,” played by our godson Tim,...

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Harry Potter Party, Part Deux

After the kids arrived, they decorated their notebooks and received their wands, assisted by Dumbldore. Then they proceeded to Divination class. ___________________________________________________________________________________ Divination Class: Led by my sister, playing “Trelawny,” the kids got to touch the plasma ball, and they each received a fortune. We had fortunes put in balloons filled with helium, each of...

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Harry Potter Party, Part 1– Setting the Stage

For our son Frost’s 8-year-old birthday party, I planned a Harry Potter Party extraordinaire. It was 7 hours of fun! But the most fun for me was the prep– planning the party was an adventure in and of itself. I drafted my relatives to play various parts– my Dad was Dumbledore, my sister was Trelawny,...

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