On a crazy whim, a few local photographers decided we needed to photograph the Shaw family, of Shaw Photography here on Whidbey. They are not only beautiful, but so in love, and incredibly talented artists.

So Colleen Cordel (Colleen Cordel Photography) grabbed an amazing dress and we met up at Rosario Beach on Fidalgo Island. It was a blast! I felt challenged in a way I haven’t felt in a long time, and while we are all “competition” with one another, it didn’t feel like it. I felt pushed artistically to find new angles, to shoot with my own perspective and to stand out from the rest of the group, which was so great! I know we all took a lot of similar shots, but all had our own take. It was insane, but I loved it. Here are my takes from the session: