Now accepting 2019 HoneyBee Sessions Reservations!!Read More
...Well, well. Goodness me, the summer has FLOWN by...My little tribe and I soaked in all that warm sun, went on lots of adventures and even painted our house! As much as we are already starting to miss summer...With school off to a great start and that cool, refreshing air blowing in...It is getting me all inspired for the full fall ahead.Read More
Well, hello there.
My oh my has this year gotten off to an amazing start. And, BONUS: The sunshine is making an appearance multiple days in a row!!! I cannot believe how swiftly Spring is approaching, buds on the trees and some early daffodils blooming. These bits of flowers and sun are making me ache for the warmer days ahead AND my annual Spring Honey+bee(s) Event. This year they will be held on Saturday, May 5th.
I LOVE Honeybee sessions. They are my favorite. They happen two times per year in the Autumn + Spring. The autumn sessions are more focused with the whole family in mind. This is the send year that I have offered the Spring sessions.
They are a little different.
They are mainly for mommas.
Please read my letter below sharing a bit of my heart. Calling out to all mommas that are deep in the trenches of motherhood.Read More
I often say it. But, I'll say it again. I feel so deeply thankful to be invited to document seasons of people's lives. It is such an honor to preserve these moments. They truly are flashes of what life looks like during a few moments of time. It strikes me again and again how quickly time presses on.Read More
The first new days of soaking in your precious little one. They are foggy and exhausting yet so utterly sweet. Once all the fog clears the newborn creases have often faded also. It's easy to forget the sweet details.Read More
Last month while in Port Townsend I met this lovely family on a windy morning and we explored their favorite beach. I've worked with Alisha on projects in the past, she is an incredibly talented hair and make-up artist as well as painter. Jump over and check out her work HERE.Read More
These. Are. For. YOU.
If you're like most moms I know, you probably are the one taking the photos. We always have an excuse, our hair hasn't been brushed in 4 days. We're wearing leggings from the day before with yesterday's breakfast smeared on the rear. Our socks don't match. No make-up. It's been a long day at work. On and on and on.
I'm with you.
Here's the thing though: We need to be in the photos.
It's so important to be present, in-the-frame.
One day we'll look back and our babies are going to be grown. This season is temporary. Our now and always babies will cherish pictures of their momma.
Most of all, photos of them with their mom. Wrapped up in her arms. Sweet nursing moments. Walking hand in hand. Butterfly kisses. These moments. Let's make this happen!!!
I am offering one date in April for you to have that opportunity. We will take a little walk and document you and your babes together. Mom's of older kids, these are for you too!! It's still just as important to be in the frame!
This is open to expecting moms-to-be too!!!Read More
Every session has lots of planning that goes into it. Talks about location, wardrobe and timeline. But, there are always so many unknowns. Weather is usually one of those, especially in the Pacific Northwest. I roll with the punches, I actually don't mind the rain. But, sometimes I am so pleasantly surprised that my heart just wants to burst. This was one of those times on a January day, we were showered in sunshine.Read More
This year was Oh-so-good. I am so so grateful for all of my incredible clients. Whom trusted me to document such intimate and fleeting moments. Thank you for supporting me and my family. I am so so deeply thankful for each and every one of you.Read More
Dannie Melissa Wit of Abeille Photography is a Pacific Northwest Life and Wedding Photographer based in Seattle, Washington. Her photography is candid and documentary. A big thank you to Cassie Marino for assisting me in documenting this one.
The wedding ceremony and reception was held at Fort Worden in Port Townsend, Washington.Read More
Our date booked and I had so much fun documenting each family in all stages of motherhood, pregnant, nursing, arms full of littles to walking alongside their teenagers...it really gets me all misty eyed when I look at all the images together.Read More
"Underneath the trees was where we always find love and adventure together." Will and Laila chose to hold their intimate forest wedding at the serine Treehouse Point property on October 2nd, 2015. Currently residing in L.A. they wanted a small wedding at a place they could escape to. Joined by their absolute nearest and dearest friends and immediate family, they did just that.Read More
We kept it simple. Soaked in their neighborhood. Spent time in their favorite coffee shop. Ate dinner. Played. Bedtime snuggles. It was such a joy to document what their life looked like -right now- at this moment.Read More