Thursday, July 14, 2016

Food Styling and Photography Workshop

Lately I've been feeling the need for connection. Connection with other creatives who share the same urge as I do when it comes to photography. To merge my love of learning and my desire for connection I decided on attending a photography workshop. Through PCNW, where I go to develop my black and white film, is how I learned of Arran Goyoaga’s Food Styling and Photography Workshop. The workshop was located at the Old Chaser Farm on Vashon Island. Here are some photographs I shot on my Pentax from that day. 

The Beautiful Space

The Details and Props

Lunch Break

The second we were released for lunch break the majority of us took our cameras out and began to shoot anything and everything we could. We just couldn't help ourselves! 

In the Kitchen 

What's For Lunch?

Blue Cheese and Grilled Asparagus Tartine  
with Cauliflower Soup 

Aran Goyoaga's blog, Cannelle et Vanille

A fall Food Styling and Photography Workshop is open for registration on PCNW

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Hello, Sunshine! It's Summer!!!


I just returned from Miami - a girls' trip to celebrate two bachelorettes. It was hot, it was humid and it was a great way to welcome summer!


This summer I'm looking forward to... 

  • - Cannon balls into Lake Washington (and screaming like it's my first time each time)
  • - Weddings!!! So excited to see several friends getting marry this year. 
  • - Road trips!!! 
  • - And domestic trips to our favorite cities. 
  • - Family BBQ's 
  • - Colorful manicures and pedicures 
  • - Fourth of July
  • - Picnics
  • - Evenings on the balcony watching the sunset
  • - Walking around the empty city when everyone flocks to... wherever it is they go
  • - Days with 17+ hours of sun light
  • - Mornings at the farmers market 

My Favorite Summer Time:

Cruel Summer by Ace of Base

Ice Cream Shop: 
Fainting Goat Gelato

Place to Picnic: 
Gas Works Park 

Trenta Very Berry Hibiscus 

Weekend Getaway: 

Fashion Trend:
Off the shoulder dresses 

Friday, May 27, 2016

Great Company Over a Long Weekend

The past few days have been full of wanderlust after hearing from friends about their plans for the upcoming long weekend. As we approach the long weekend ahead, I'm reflecting back on the last trip I had. It was sometime in early April, my beau and I backed our overnight bags and jumped into our car embarking a 4 and 1/2 hour drive to join some friends in Walla Walla for some wine tasting. We had so much fun tasting from one winery to another with the weather being as perfect as it was and with the great company of our friends. Below are photographs and notes on our experience in Walla Walla.

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Amavi has amazing views of the mountains. Right below the winery is Waters; a must visit. 

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An adorable winery dog who followed me around thinking I had treats while his friends, who knew better, were resting unamused.

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Cayuse Vineyards 

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All images shot on Kodak Tri-X 400 film. 
Developed and scanned at Panda Lab.