Studio B Portraits in Issaquah near Bellevue Washington » Fashion Inspired Senior Pictures - Modern Family Photography

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    This amazing set of family pictures with the Friedrichsen’s is either going to make you super excited that the beautiful Fall leaves are still happening — OR kind of “bitter party of one” because it’s not actually YOU kissing under the gorgeous Autumn colors above.  And to add insult to injury btw ….you and I are one step closer to (cue the announcer voice) “Welcome to Winter…Home to Sideways Rain Seattle” – heehee, I’m actually right with you… I have been meaning to photograph my own family for the last two weeks and it still hasn’t happened!  Okay…so clearly I’m always good for a little snarky comment about the weather but there is a total upside — it honestly doesn’t matter….and here’s why —   If it rains — we just shoot in our studio and you are going to look fabulous.  (You can check out our Portfolio of images and you’ll see that I’m telling the truth…tons of backdrops, cool furniture…it’s endless)  You might be surprised to hear that when Mom Penny arrived with her fellas for their family session…she was completely open to either outside or inside…her pretty geometric blue dress and the guys coordinating colors were a beautiful compliment for both settings but ultimately we decided that it might be fun to let their sweet baby boy celebrate the season.  And celebrate he did — the only one more excited than this photogenic 22 month old was his photographer — I knew before I even clicked the camera that it was going to be magic.

    Speaking of Family Portraits, this is probably a great time to remind you about our K.I.S.S Event (Holiday Card + November Session Special). Click here for details


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    Everyone has their flavor of family portrait and what I’ve learned about my particular taste…I like to “feel something” — I guess I can count myself lucky because that particular quality can outshine any type of trend, theme, classic, modern or vintage bend…As long as I am moved — it’s like “let’s do it.”  Don’t get me wrong….great posing and pretty lighting are a must…but after that — bring on the snuggle, shut your eyes and laugh with abandon, get serious and soulful…I love it all!  The contemporary twist on a classic family portrait (like the absolutely lovely Kenney Family here) is embracing the emotion and affection of the moment….a look that never goes out of style for me.  I’m about to tell on myself…but my measure of a great portrait is “…could someone look at people they don’t even know….and  feel the connection, see the emotion…maybe secretly want to be in their family;-)”  If the answer is YES, I know we have a winner!



    Mmmmmwahh!  (That’s our big smooch to you — letting you know that it’s time for our annual K.I.S.S Event – our all-inclusive Studio B Portraits K.I.S.S (Keep It Studio Special) Holiday Cards & Family Portraits Event)   We know you want spectacular cards and portraits whether it showers or shines on the day of your photo shoot and this is the perfect one stop portrait session.  No need to worry about Seattle rain because our special includes a pre-session wardrobe consultation, one full studio portrait session, 24 custom designed holiday cards on shimmer paper (flat style), and our gorgeous petite print ornament keepsake…all for just $399.  To book your K.I.S.S appointment, call 425-996-8711 and mention promo code KISS14.  (Space is limited – Photography must take place by November 30 – M-F sessions only)  or Click here to contact us and reserve your space


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    Meet Dani from Skyline High School — bringing  the absolute best of “Samoan Sass” to her Senior Pictures photo shoot.  So clearly proud of her heritage and tradition, (I was immediately reminded of one of my favorite shoots from 2012 with my first Polynesian Princess senior shoot) – it was just a joy to stand back and let Dani shine the minute that her Mom adorned her hair with the fresh flowers.  And the ukulele?  Not just a prop…oh yeah…Dani plays, but this girl is way more than one note (pun intended people:D)  We headed into the studio and she completed transformed into a modern chic LBD (little black dress) — and started working her very best Beyonce moves with — of course because it’s Seattle…an umbrella.  You can see a few of my favorites here on Instagram…and another here on our Facebook page.

    • Ann Rivers

      Brooke!!! You did such an incredible job of capturing the real Dani-girl…our fun loving, multifaceted, beautiful daughter. Thanks to your HUGELY MAD skills and talents, we now have perfect reflections of this monumental moment in time. Our sincerest appreciation –Ray & Ann

    • William Liu

      My Niece “Dani Girl” is such a beautiful young lady inside and out. I am so glad to see how these pictures have caught her in such a way that you can see not just the beauty on the outside, but the even more beautiful person on the inside that is “Dani”. Thank you for the wonderful way you have captured her for her Senior Pictures