Mercer Island Newborn Photographer

This sweet family of three welcomed baby Jack this month and became a family of 4! Big sister Isla is super excited, loves babies, and already is helping out getting things for mama and holding the baby. Amanda & John (mom and dad) have created such a warm, stylish home, with the perfect setting for an in-home newborn session (we may be stealing some of their decor ideas). Seeing all this love warms our hearts.

Congratulations Crowley Family! We are so happy for you all. Jack is such a little stud muffin and the chillest guy. Thanks for letting me document his sweetness! ~Marissa

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Magnuson Park Family Photographer

This sweet family is raising quite a strong little guy! Before turning one he’s already walking around and had just started the day before our session, which meant we got to catch him in the act on camera! What a fun milestone to document. He was quite proud of himself too!

Thank you Valdez Family, for being silly, hanging in the heat and your encouragement while Hudson learned to walk on camera! ~Marissa

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Being a model is tough work. Sometimes there are snack breaks.

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Rica & Joe | Seattle Aquarium Wedding

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She was a little nervous. Not to be marrying the man of her dreams, but to get the day started, walk down the aisle and see everything they had been working so hard to plan come together. The marrying part was the easy bit. She was marrying the man she was head over heals in love with. And he couldn’t agree more. When they saw each other for the first time that afternoon there were sparkles in their eyes and the biggest grins upon their faces. They both seemed to relax into one another, this was the easy bit.

Walking down the aisle ended up being less nerve wracking than she imagined, since she kept her eyes on him and he locked his with her. Their ceremony was sprinkled with laughter and ended with the most romantic dip and second-first kiss. Saying yes was the easy bit, they belonged together. The rest of the night exploded into fun with games, unique speeches, an epic garter retrieval and a night Rica & Joe will never forget.

Congratulations Rica & Joe! You two are some of the kindest individuals we’ve ever met. We know your lives together will be full of happiness. Thanks for allowing us a peek into your love! ~Erik & Marissa

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Thanks to an amazing team for helping this dream become a reality!

Venue- Seattle Aquarium

Coordinator- Sprinkled in Seattle

DJ- Magnolia Rhapsody

Cake- Happy Cakes & Events

Florals- Pike Place Market

Hair- Swink Style Bar

Dress- Dolce Bleu, Essence of Australia

Bridesmaids- JJ’s House

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Summer Adventure at Seabrook | The Ciccarellis

As the summer comes to an end we can’t help but to think how thankful we are to be a part of all the life events that took place! In between it all we were able to escape the city on a ferry for a day, hang at our favorite splash parks, eat dripping popsicles on the porch, and spend as much time outdoors with the boys as possible.

One week we even had a getaway all the way to Seabrook (and the boys did so well in the car!). It only took us a month to finally look through our vacation photos! Haha, such is busy season in our household. A new resolution for us is going to be to have as quick of a turnaround time on our own family photos as we do for our clients.

Here are a few pics of our little break in the season escaping the city, unplugging, and enjoying some family time. We flew kites, made sand castles with motes and forests, rode beach bikes, sampled different ice cream flavors, collected crabs, and had big family meals. Basically our ideal family vacation! Now we’re just trying to figure out a way we can live there all summer…

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Looking for the best kite flying spot.

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Rhys found the best nap spot.

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A super hazy day at the beach.

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The only pic we ended up getting of our little family, curtesy of our friend Loi’s phone.

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Jenna & Nathan | Seattle Tennis Club Wedding

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She knew there would be loads of happy tears so obviously the makeup had to be super waterproof (thanks Yessie). When the stunner of a dress went on there wasn’t a dry eye in the room as Jenna twisted back and forth in front of the mirror, sparkling- a true beauty inside and out. Then her dad came in to see her and there were even more tears! Needless to say as she made her way down the aisle to marry the love of her life, her eyes were glistening again and totally focused on Nate as he beamed, waiting for her. They spoke personal vows of love and promised themselves to one another forever.

The weather cleared as they happily headed back up the aisle with the biggest smiles ever! It seemed the sun was shining just for them as they strolled and danced along the waterfront of the Seattle Tennis Club. The celebrations did not let up (nor did the happy tears) as heartfelt speeches (from near and far) lead to a romantic first dance and a packed dance floor. We will never forget how these two lit up the day with their smiles and Jenna’s happy tears.

Congratulations Nate & Jenna! We loved getting to know you two and spending such a fantastic day with you both. We are incredibly happy that you found one another, truly the perfect match! ~Erik & Marissa

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Thanks to a stellar team!

Reception Venue- Seattle Tennis Club

Ceremony Venue- University Presbyterian Church

Planner- Simply by Tamara Nicole

Florals- Seattle Floral Design

Hair & Makeup Artist- Yessie Libby

DJ- Ideal Entertainment

Videography- Bogle Productions

Dress- Nordstrom, Berta

Groom’s Outfit- Suit Supply

Bridesmaids- Nordstrom

Groomsmen- Men’s Wearhouse

Invitations- Pike Street Press

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