{body positive boudoir} You don’t have to smile to be sexy

  You don’t have to smile to be sexy. Or be sultry. No, seriously. Your natural expressions are what’s sexy. Some people are serious. Some people are giggly. Some people are both, or neither. And whichever comes naturally to you, … Continued

Summer sessions + new session packages

  June is my favorite month. It always seems to be full of good and wonderful things. The weather has warmed up, all my rhododendrons are blooming, the evenings are long, and it’s my birthday month too! And I’ve got … Continued

{Body positive portrait session} Ms. M, Lake Wilderness

One of the wonderful things about outdoor portrait sessions in the Pacific Northwest is that you can adapt and use any weather you find. This client (who is also my lovely sister!) was only in town for a short time, … Continued

{Body positive boudoir} Boudoir party at Fierce Love Yoga

  The boudoir party I hosted in coordination with Fierce Love Yoga was such a great experience! As far as I know, no one else has done an explicitly body and fat positive boudoir shoot like this before, so we’re … Continued

{Body positive portraits} Adventure session with Ms. G

One of the most wonderful things about a Sweet Amaranth adventure session is that since we have a full day, we get a chance to take photos in really amazing locations around the Pacific Northwest. For Ms. G’s adventure session, … Continued

{Body positive boudoir session} Ms. C

Ms. C came in before Christmas and did a body positive boudoir session as a surprise for her hubby. And when I say surprise, I mean complete surprise: All he knew was that his Christmas present this year was going … Continued

{normalizing bodies} double chins

A woman in one of the plus-size groups on Facebook made a really good point the other day: We rarely see women with double chins represented in images. Many, many women have double chins. It’s a completely normal thing. But … Continued