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Monthly Archives: December 2009

If I’m being honest with you, and with myself, 2009 was a blur. I spent the better half of my morning reflecting on the past year, and all of it’s up’s and down’s.  I realized that I focused most (if not all) of my energy on my business, and left my personal life on the back burner. I spent the entire year working on projects, hoping to find some time for myself at the end, and it never happened.  I love my job so much, I often forget to take time off to enjoy some of the other things in life that I really like to do.  I suppose the downfall of working for yourself is that your work becomes your life.  I’m okay with that, but there has to be a balance.

I’ve decided that my goal for the new year is simply this: take time for myself, live in the moment, + enjoy the small things. (Oh, and um, burn off those holiday cookies.) I know it sounds cliche’, but it’s truly what I’m going to focus on in 2010. Finding that balance between work + play will be hard for me this year, but I feel up to the challenge.

Ferris Buller put it in words better than I ever could: “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.”

I’m so excited for this upcoming year!  I’ve got some amazing weddings lined up, a new website on the way, and some vacations in the works.  Thank you to all my lovely clients! I’m so thankful that I get to continue doing what I love to do.  I’m so blessed!

Happy New Year! Here’s to an unforgettable 2010!!


  • Connie Petersen - Kim, your photography continues to amaze and delight me. Best wishes to you in 2010 — may all your dreams come true. Much love. Aunt Connie

  • Keri - Yes! You have an amazing talent Kim, but if you don’t take time to refill the cup, you won’t have anything to pour out. “The creative is the place where no one else has ever been. You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you’ll discover will be wonderful. What you’ll discover is yourself.” — Alan Alda

  • claire - happy 2010, kim! i hear what you’re saying about the work/play balance…that’s a tough one. can’t wait to see all of your work this year!

  • Kat Speyer - Happy New Year! Looking forward to meeting you soon. :)

Just in time for the holidays!  ONLY 5 LEFT!!

I have a selection of 9 framed photographs left over from my show at the Seattle Healing Art Center this past summer.  I’m selling these bad boys at a discounted price to move them out of my office closet.   To save and/or purchase your prints, email me directly at: kim (at)  (or click on email above)  I expect these to go fast, so email me asap if you are interested.  These are all Giclee’ fine art prints with a super thick 8 ply mat, in a custom black frame.  They look awesome, if I do say so myself.  If you have questions, don’t be afraid to ask…

If you live in the Seattle area, I will deliver them to your door.  If you live out of the area, a small shipping fee will apply.  Sale price does not include tax.

These first 7 prints measure 23″ x 17.5″  (or 17.5″ x 23″ depending on the orientation of the photograph- including the frame) on sale for $175 each.

Sunflower 1:


Ocean Shores Tree- SOLD


Tree Shadow:


San Juan Lighthouse:  SOLD


Manzinita Tree:


Moclips Trees:  SOLD


Corn 1:


These next two are a little larger.  They are square and measure 22″ by 22″ including the frame and are on sale for $200 each.

Water 1:  SOLD


Sunflower 2:


Sweet little Norah is the good work of my friends, Sean + Corey.  I love to see how two faces come together as one.

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and a few from the maternity session…

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  • Jess - Ah, Kim! Love those photos! Corey and Sean did make an adorable little one!

  • Deann B. - Lovely work, Kim! I really dig that hand shot of the new little one. And I am guilty of severe envy after seeing your grassy field location.

  • Jan - These are my favorite photos you’ve ever taken. Of course, I may be a bit biased. :)

    GREAT shots of Norah and love the maternity images too! Your work is always so fresh & different.

  • Kate - and you are SO doing my maternity photos if an accident ever happens here :) I heart these!

  • Corey - Oh my god, Norah and I are famous! We made Kim’s blog!

  • Heather - Love, love, love these! Norah and Corey look so beautiful.

  • claire - you definitely have a knack for newborn photography…although i guess that’s not surprising considering how fab all of your work is. these are lovely!

  • Kat Speyer - Amazing! I second what Kate said. ;)