Photos By Angie and Paul: Blog https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog en-us (C) Photos By Angie and Paul (Photos By Angie and Paul) Fri, 27 Nov 2020 20:20:00 GMT Fri, 27 Nov 2020 20:20:00 GMT https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/img/s/v-12/u932778142-o456130528-50.jpg Photos By Angie and Paul: Blog https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog 80 120 Black Friday Specials https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2020/11/black-friday-specials Hello and happy holidays everyone! I hope you are all staying safe and healthy! what a crazy year this year huh? I am looking forward to 2021!

I am excited to announce the annual Black Friday specials! They are very similar to my usual deals! There will be ONE single half priced session, and several all inclusive packages available. The only difference is that the sessions will be valid from April 1st 2021 to November 30th 2021. 

This year I gifted all images to all sessions but next year I will go back to a set number of images included with the ability to purchase more. SO the all inclusive package deal will be a great deal! 

THANKS FOR SHOPPING SMALL BUSINESSES! These sessions are how I support my family and it means the world to us! Alright, enough mushy stuff, deals are live!




SOLD! ONE half priced session! This is good for a full session (60 mins) Location of choice between Tacoma/Puyallup and Renton and you get 30 high res images sent via digital download. It available to use between April and October of 2021!  Be quick to snag this one, it will go first! Click below to purchase:

 

 

(SOLD OUT!! ) All inclusive full sessions! This is good for full sessions (60 mins) location of Choice between Tacoma/Puyallup and Renton and you get ALL images taken from session sent via digital download. It will be available for use between April 1st and November 30th 2021 Click below to purchase

 

ONE all inclusive Adventure Session! This is good for one 90 min session at a fun/adventurous locations (think mountains etc) with no location limitation in western WA (and possibly some eastern wa locations as well) and included all images sent via digital download! This is good between April 1st and November 30th 2021! Click below to purchase:

 

 

That is all for now friends! I cant wait to see you all again next year! Stay safe and healthy and have the best holiday season! 

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(Photos By Angie and Paul) adventure camera children fall family holiday lifestyle mini photography photos pnw https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2020/11/black-friday-specials Thu, 26 Nov 2020 03:00:00 GMT
Family Easter mini sessions https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2019/3/family-easter-mini-sessions Hey Everyone! 

Oh my gosh! How many of you got snow that stuck around these past two days?? Mine melted fast (thankfully) I SO LOVE snow, but after Snowmaggedon and the cabin fever it brought, Im DEFINITELY ready for some spring time sunshine!!! How about you??

And another fun thing that comes with Spring is EASTER! AND I don't usually run mini sessions this time of year BUT for some reason I have felt the need to not only run my MOMMY AND ME (if this sounds more like what you are looking for you can sign up here ) in may BUT I think Easter Sessions at one of my MOST FAVORITE locations, Wild Hearts Farm, would also be SO FUN! SO I am doing it! And who knows, if these easter and mommy and me sessions do well, then maybe I will think about adding them into my regular schedules from here on out! We'll see! :) Anyways, I rented the truck which will have such a cute easter set up BUT there are so many other cute spots (tree swing, gorgeous white barn, pond and MORE! I'll post pics of Owen so you can see all this beautiful place has to offer!) And what's great about this location is that if the weather is not in our favor, which could TOTALLY happen in spring, there are a few spots with cover so we can continue our shoot regardless of rain etc. 

SO here are the details: 

 

Saturday April 13th At WILD HEARTS FARM in Puyallup 

20 MIN sessions // 10 high res images 

$199 plus tax

To book: 

**Update: only spot available is 1030a! **click below to book it

So get your easter best on and meet me at the farm! I CANT WAIT TO SEE YOU ALL THERE!!!!

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(Photos By Angie and Paul) adventure best camera children easter family holiday lifestyle mini minis photography photos photoshoot pnw https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2019/3/family-easter-mini-sessions Thu, 07 Mar 2019 22:57:25 GMT
First ever Mommy and ME Sessions https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2019/2/first-ever-mommy-and-me-sessions " A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take"

Raise your hand if you agree?! (insert me raising my hand high). I am super duper excited to be able to offer for the first time a MOMMY AND ME sessions at the beach just in time for MOTHERS DAY! Its such a great time to get IN FRONT of the camera with your sweet little (or big now) babes and celebrate being their mommy. Too often mama's are BEHIND the camera taking the photos and not in them, until their ONE annual family photo session (usually in the fall or winter for holiday cards).

AND before you complain about not liking your photos taken please think about this: YOUR KIDS WILL WANT PICTURES OF YOU AND WITH YOU IN THEIR ADULT LIVES!!!!!! So lets all get dolled up, and have some fun with just YOU and your beloved kiddos! Who's coming!?

Session details:

May 4th, 2019  $189.00 plus tax

15 min session / 8 high res images

DASH POINT STATE PARK 

Limited times available so dont wait

                         

Times available

 

 

Sessions currently booked:

10:00 a Kim V

10:15 a Heather H

10:30 a Stephanie C

 

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(Photos By Angie and Paul) adventure beach camera family kids lifestyle love minis moms mothers mothers day photography photos pnw https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2019/2/first-ever-mommy-and-me-sessions Sat, 23 Feb 2019 02:53:03 GMT
SMALL BUSINESS SAT SALE IS LIVE! https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2018/11/small-business-sat-sale-is-live Hey everyone! 

Happy SMALL BUSINESS SAT to all you small business owners! I am so thankful you are all here! I hope you all had a great thanksgiving! ALRIGHT ON TO SHOPPING!

HERE ARE THE SESSIONS THAT ARE AVAILABLE: 

1. ONE HALF OFF SESSION! Includes: 60 min session, 30 high res images (so 10 bonus) at location between renton and tacoma/puyallup! BLACK OUT MONTHS (for weekends- weekdays are ok) Aug-Nov.

2.ONE $100 OFF SESSION! Includes: 60 min session, 30 high res images (so 10 bonus) at location between renton and tacoma/puyallup! BLACK OUT MONTHS (for weekends- weekdays are ok) Aug-Nov.

3.ONE $75 OFF SESSION! Includes: 60 min session, 30 high res images (so 10 bonus) at location between renton and tacoma/puyallup! BLACK OUT MONTHS (for weekends- weekdays are ok) Aug-Nov.

4.ONE $50 OFF SESSION! Includes: 60 min session, 30 high res images (so 10 bonus) at location between renton and tacoma/puyallup! BLACK OUT MONTHS (for weekends- weekdays are ok) Aug-Nov.

TO PURCHASE THESE, CLICK BELOW AND USE THE DROP DOWN TO SELECT! NOTE: if it takes you back to my website, the one you are trying to purchase is sold out! I will not be available on sat to update regularly BUT I WILL TRY! 

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THEN I HAVE "ALL INCLUSIVE" SESSIONS AVAILABLE (3) which are $375 plus tax and come with NO BLACK OUT DATES, ALL IMAGES INCLUDED (huge savings right there) AND LOCATION is renton to tacoma OR CAN INCLUDE ONE OF MY ADVENTURE LOCATIONS (North bend area)! To buy click below:

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(Photos By Angie and Paul) https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2018/11/small-business-sat-sale-is-live Sat, 24 Nov 2018 15:00:00 GMT
SMALL BUSINESS SAT SPECIALS https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2018/11/small-business-sat-specials Hey everyone! 

I am so excited to offer these specials! This year I decided not to offer Black Friday BUT INSTEAD I chose to run a Small Business Special instead. Why? Well I am a SMALL BUSINESS OWNER! I TRULY TRULY appreciate all of those who have supported me over this last decade and I am PROUD to be a small business owner SO i will run a SMALL BUSINESS SAT SPECIAL! 

They will be similar to the ones I have run in the past year JUST now on sat! AND I encourage you to support other small businesses this season as well! IF you are a small business owner PLEASE feel free to comment on this post with a link to your websites so we ALL can search / shop your business as well! 

Keep an eye out! MY link will be live AT 7 am on Sat Nov 24th. They will be here on my blog! CANT wait to see the deals you all pick up! See you all on sat!  SHOPSMALLSHOPSMALL

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(Photos By Angie and Paul) https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2018/11/small-business-sat-specials Wed, 21 Nov 2018 04:07:26 GMT
Holiday mini sessions at Wild Hearts Farm https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2018/11/holiday-mini-sessions-at-wild-hearts-farm **** UPDATE: we are all sold out!!!*****

 

HAPPY HOLIDAYS! YUP! ITS THE HOLIDAY SEASON now that its past Halloween!!!! I JUST LOVE this time of year! Its seriously so magical... And with this time comes family! SO here is the perfect opportunity to get some holiday inspired photos at a beautiful location in Puyallup! I have rented the studio so it will be nice and warm NO MATTER the weather outside! BUT know that there are also so many CUTE spots outside as well incase the weather is nice! Here are the details! (PLEASE NOTE, THIS IS THE ONLY OPENINGS I HAVE ON A WEEKEND DATE FOR THE REST OF THE YEAR!)

SUNDAY Dec 9th 2018 // WILD HEARTS FARM // $250 plus tax // 30 Min Sessions // 10 High res Images 
24-HOUR GALLERY TURN AROUND PROMISED FOR THESE PHOTOS!  

 

Enjoy these sweet photos of owen taken at Wild Hearts Farm a few days ago! OH and can you believe this cute face will be FIVE in just a couple weeks? Where does the time go? My baby is not a baby any longer... Weep weep! 

 

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How cute is my little stinker?!?

 

TO PURCHASE A SPOT! CLICK BELOW AND USE THE DROP DOWN TO PURCHASE! If it takes you back to my website then that time slot is taken! I will try my best to update below when someone books so you can have an idea of what times are left! 

9:30- Danielle T

10:00- Kari S

10:30- Tiffany P

11:00- Chris D.

11:30- Esther K.

12:00-LUNCH 

12:30- Michelle D.

1:00p-melissa F

1:30p- Genese 

2:00- Mandi

TO BOOK: **update! We are fully booked! ****

 

TO all those that book! THANK YOU! I will send you an information email! Please email me if you have any questions: photosbyangieandpaul@gmail.com

 

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(Photos By Angie and Paul) https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2018/11/holiday-mini-sessions-at-wild-hearts-farm Fri, 09 Nov 2018 18:42:25 GMT
TREE FARM MINI SESSIONS https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2018/10/tree-farm-mini-sessions HAPPY HAPPY HALLOWEEN EVERYONE! 

I cannot believe that it is already Oct 31st! I will be taking out a Skull Trooper (from fortnite) and the scream guy trick or treating tonight! I am sure I will post lots of photos! :) Here we come Sugar Coma! hahaha.

But with Nov 1st being TOMORROW I better get my behind in gear and start posting the tree farm mini session! This will give everyone ONE MONTH to get their session booked! They will be held on December 1st! This will be the ONLY tree farm mini session date so dont wait! I will still have my holiday mini indoor studio sessions that will be held on 12/9 and that session sign up will be posted sometime next week! These last two holiday sessions are the ONLY WEEKEND DATES LEFT AVAILABLE FOR THE REST OF THE YEAR! So if you want updated family photos and need a weekend, DONT MISS OUT!!! 

2018TreeFarmMiniAd2018TreeFarmMiniAd TO BOOK JUST CLICK ON THE DROP DOWN TO SEE TIMES, THEN CLICK THROUGH. IF IT TAKES YOU TO MY WEBSITE THE TIME YOU ARE GOING FOR IS BOOKED ALREADY! I WILL TRY MY BEST TO UPDATE AS THEY GET BOOKED SO SEE TIMES BELOW AS WELL!

Times available

TIMES AVAILABLE:

10:00- Andrea s

10:20- Kerrie m 

10:40-samantha

11:00-Rachel W 

12:00-jessica L

12:20- Stachea 

12:40- Erica F

1:00 p- Lindsey 

Looking very much forward to see you all and hopefully meeting new people too! BOOK YOURS then SHARE WITH YOUR FRIENDS! :) 

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(Photos By Angie and Paul) adventure best camera children family holidays lifestyle mini photography photos pnw sessions treefarm https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2018/10/tree-farm-mini-sessions Wed, 31 Oct 2018 19:02:16 GMT
Senior Year https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2018/10/senior-year Hey Everyone! 

HAPPY FRIDAY! Its a gloomy one here so I thought I would post some GORGEOUS sunny photos that show off my gorgeous senior! We chose the perfect fall day in a perfect fall location for her shoot. Washington really shows off in the fall time. Its my most favorite time of year. OR at least the start of it. I love Oct through Dec! 

SO meet Ashlynn! I am still in shock that she is a senior. BUT she is! So how I met her is that her mama used to run an amazing daycare that Evan went to for years when he was little. I think Evan was 3 when he started going there so that was a long time ago! Ashlynn was always one of Evans favorite! So now fast forward 6 or so years and here we are now photographing her senior year! 

We met at one of my favorite locations for fall photos and had just the best time! She is so grown up and fun to be around. She is driven and will go so far in this world! Excited for you my dear! 


NOW to show off her amazing photos! Take a peek! See for yourself how stunning she is....

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(Photos By Angie and Paul) adventure autumn camera fall graduation lifestyle photography photos photoshoot pnw senior https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2018/10/senior-year Fri, 26 Oct 2018 17:18:53 GMT
What is coming UP! https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2018/9/what-is-coming-up Hey folks!

I wanted to pop on here and share with you all the fun stuff coming up! This is the most wonderful time of year BUT also the busiest! Some of my clients and friends have asked me about my line up this year so I am creating this blog to let you all know about my upcoming fall/holiday line up!

So here it is!


FIRST UP! Some of you have already noticed, but I have some FUN pumpkin patch mini sessions coming up at a sweet little community patch here in Federal way! (AND THANKS to those who have already booked! I will be sending welcome emails soon! can not wait!)... If you missed the details to this first mini sessions you can see it here! There are a few spots left! BOOK SOON! :) 

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NEXT will be my FALL MINI'S!

These are always SO much fun! The fall foliage is just unbeatable in the PNW! So its so fun to capture it in your family photos! They will be held EITHER Nov 3rd or Nov 17th. With ONE possible make up day (nov 18th) incase of rain. I am still finalizing the details. I will update as soon as I know! But it is for sure one of these 2. It will be held in the south king county area somewhere most likely between Kent and federal way ( I will be scouting the locations in the next month and a half to see best fall foliage and surroundings). 

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Then a Family Favorite! TREE FARM Mini sessions!

These will be held on Dec 1st! These are held Rain or Shine! This is my ONLY date available for these tree farm mini session! Its a gorgeous location! The tree farm is just the best, an experience. I offer all my clients to stay awhile (before or after) their session and enjoy the farm. And if you get your perfect tree that day too, You get a photo bonus! :) Cannot wait for these!

 

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FINALLY a newer, but growing favorite to my line up, INDOOR studio Sessions at the BEAUTIFUL Wild Hearts Farm out in Puyallup! These are great because they are a gorgeous studio set indoors so weather is NOT a factor! Rain or shine we are all good AND the place is adorable! These will be Held on SUNDAY december 9th! NOW, this was the only date open for me to book and I know that its SUPER close to mid december. For these sessions I promise a 24 hour turnaround! Or lets say BY Monday night you will have your gallery ready! That way you can get them quickly so you can use them to order Christmas Cards! Here is the perfect 2018 holiday set (photo NOT mine). AND to see more you can see the farms blog post about it here!

holiday setholiday set And here are a few of my favorites of Owen last year too! (if weather is nice, we can use outdoor too). 

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Alright! There you have it! I hope this is helpful! I cannot cannot cannot wait to get to see all of the familiar faces again AND meet new people too! Let me know if you have any questions! Otherwise I cannot wait to see everyone! 

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(Photos By Angie and Paul) camera children family holidays lifestyle mini photography photos sessions https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2018/9/what-is-coming-up Mon, 17 Sep 2018 20:21:03 GMT
Pumpkin Patch mini sessions! https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2018/9/pumpkin-patch-mini-sessions HEY ALL! 

Alright, SO I mentioned on FB that I was thinking of having pumpkin minis and wanted to know if there was an interest!? AND SEEMS THERE IS. I reached out to a sweet local Church fundraiser pumpkin patch here in the federal way area about having my mini's there and they were delighted! AND I decided to DONATE at least $10 per session that books to their church/community garden fundraiser! What is their fundraiser for? Its to raise money for their community garden (https://www.lightofchristgarden.org). Check out their website for more info on the garden itself!

THIS pumpkin patch is so cute! I took my boys here last year and we loved it! It boasts a small, fun, community driven experience with great pumpkins, yard games, hay rides and more! There are also some GORGEOUS fall trees in the back ground so if you dont necessarily want the pumpkins we can use the trees and leaves as your backdrop instead ( see pictures below of my boys there last year) PLEASE NOTE: these are FUN, QUICK sessions so its best to pick one backdrop (in the pumpkins or back by the fall leaves- not a combo of both) AND come dressed in your fall best OR in a your halloween costume! 


Session details: 

PRICE $189 plus tax

Sat Oct 20th ONLY (And LIMITED number of sessions available)

15 min sessions, 8 high res digital images with personal print rights! PLUS BONUS: if you buy a pumpkin there before or after your session I will gift you 2 more images! (so 10 total) 

Plus 1/2 off extra image purchases and prints (have to be ordered through me)

PLEASE NOTE: There are NO make up days available for these mini sessions! I will be there rain or shine *UNLESS TORRENTIAL downpour/storm like weather, that could ruin my camera equipment. Should I cancel due to extreme weather then I will FIND a makeup date OR you will keep the credited amount for a future session. No refunds. 

Times: Every 15 mins starting at 11:15am to last session starting at 1:15p.  See Sign up/purchase button below to secure your time slot- 

TIMES

I will try to update as slots are booked BUT just know if it redirects you to my website that someone has already purchased that session slot and try on another time!

Sessions:

11:15a Andrea Smolin!

11:30a Jen Kemp!

11:45a Kim MaGill!

12:00p Rachel and Mandi!

12:15p Kim V.

12:30p Open

12:45p Open

1:00p Open

1:15p Kelsey White!

Now here are some fun pictures from this patch last year with my two big boys so you can get a visual :) ENJOY!

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(Photos By Angie and Paul) children family federal halloween lifestyle mini photos photoshoot pumpkin session way https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2018/9/pumpkin-patch-mini-sessions Thu, 13 Sep 2018 17:25:14 GMT
Sunset magic https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2018/8/sunset-magic HEY EVERYONE! 

Been a while on the blog posts LOL! (I literally start EVERY blog with this exact sentence hahahahahaha) I really do need to get more consistent (AND there is my second sentence of every blog LOL)... But its true. I really enjoy my job and I really get excited to share photos with everyone (thats why my instagram feed will blow up after sessions!!) so that I really need to just start blogging after my sessions. 

So most of you may know, but I am born and raised here in the beautiful PNW. And I am one of those "weirdos" that LOVES the gloomy, grey sky, cold and even drizzly days.  I could live in my rain coat and be just fine BUT the "gloomy" season is just long enough for me to crave some good sunny weather! AND cue in PNW summertime. We have the best summers! (everyone that lives here I know would agree). And there is nothing i love more than a photo session at sunset. Here is one we did a couple weeks ago at one of my favorite spots, Redondo. I have been photographing this gorgeous family for a few years and I never think we can top the previous session, but each time we get together we create some magic! Take a look....

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cheers!
Angie

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(Photos By Angie and Paul) adventure best camera children family lifestyle photography photos photoshoot pnw session summer sunset https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2018/8/sunset-magic Thu, 09 Aug 2018 17:29:42 GMT
WHAT A YEAR! https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2018/6/what-a-year IMG_6700IMG_6700 I cannot believe that this was the last day of my sons third grade year. And OH what a year! I believe that this is the first time I have written a whole blog post on this subject BUT i just had to, as I felt SO compelled to write about his teacher! NOW, let me first say that we have had such a great experience with all of his teachers at his school. Every year, he has a class and a teacher that gets to know him, understands how he works and helps push him and get him to reach his highest potential. I have gained relationships with his teachers since I have the wonderful availability to chaperone on field trips, help in class and more! That also gives me a "behind the scenes" look into the daily routines that our kids experience at school on a daily basis. Well this year was such a treat and I wish I could have helped more this year in the classroom.

This year, we had a teacher that exemplifies everything we want for our children's education. I wish that we could CLONE her OR even better, that she would just move up to teaching 4th grade so that we can have her again next year! Sadly I do not think either of those will happen. BUT when all the parents are crying on the last day of school you KNOW its because we are all wondering how any teacher from here out could ever compare.  IMG_4812IMG_4812

What made her so special? LET ME TELL YOU... Here is just a SMALL description of the things that I was fortunate enough to witness this year (and i know there are COUNTLESS hours of extras that she did that I will never know about): 

Aside from planning her lessons, she was the organizer of all the field trips! And when i say ALL Im talking about 6 or 7! YES that many! And before you gasp let me explain. She understands the importance of these outside, hands-on, in the real world learning experiences! Our children gain so much more from field trips that just the pumpkins they bring home, or the shows that they see. Im thankful for all the trips we made this year they would not have happened with out all her organization skills! IMG_9642IMG_9642 IMG_3101IMG_3101 IMG_6209IMG_6209 IMG_7754IMG_7754 IMG_6170IMG_6170 IMG_7737IMG_7737

She also organized what we call MARKET DAY! And this is such a fantastic and busy event. The students get to design and create a product, market the product to their peers, and then organize a booth to sell your product to the rest of the students. And the students get to keep all their purchases made with their BOBCAT bucks that were earned the month prior to Market Day by good behavior, staying on task etc etc... HELLO FUTURE BUSINESS OWNERS! 

I saw her attend and participate in many of the schools skate nights! We loved skating with her, and Evan loved seeing her outside of the classroom! it was a special thing! 

She hand wrote and mailed a thank you card to our home during the holiday break to thank us for the small gift Evan gave her before break. I know she got a lot of gifts and so that was a lot of cards to write.  Talk about the little things that add up to be the big things!

This was the FIRST year that I got to enjoy a Mothers Day Tea and a fabulous presentation. It was SO special and I am glad that I got to experience it and I am so thankful that she planned it for us!

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She created memory books (literally so detailed and time consuming) for Evan and all the other students with all of their school year art work! It was SO beautiful and she took pictures of all the kids and all the events over the year and added them into the books! It was so perfect! I will cherish it forever!

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Along with the last one, she took so many photos of the kids but what i thought was so cool was that she took pictures of the kids and their family at conferences and then had frames designed by the student set out around her whole classroom displaying all her students and their families for the whole year! That was fun to see every time I was in the classroom!

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Every holiday (and most teachers do this but its oh so fun) she made it special! Whether it was Christmas time or Saint Patricks day it was always a fun event. See what her Leprechaun did to her room and my cute valentines at the special valentines party. AND she always remembered Owen and had something for him to have or do along with big brother (which is Owens Happy place-being alongside big brother). IMG_1412IMG_1412

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Honestly I could probably sit here and come up with another full list of amazingness that she did but I will just close with this. She genuinely cares about our kids. She learns about our kids. She is known for having the most well behaved class and well that doesn't happen by accident, it comes from the structure and guidelines that she puts in place, her consistency and the trust she builds with her students. She truly is one of a kind and we will really miss her next year! Evan has grown educationally, emotionally, socially and physically over these past 9 month THANK YOU FROM THE BOTTOM OF OUR HEARTS for such a great experience. We hope you have a fabulous summer and get a chance to rest and have some great family time for yourself!

I hope the next group of kids and parents realize who they have next year and love you as much as we all did! 

best

Arms Family

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(Photos By Angie and Paul) 3rd amazing best education elementary end of year family grade kids come first quality school summer teacher https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2018/6/what-a-year Thu, 21 Jun 2018 04:38:12 GMT
Kadie and Tanner // Engaged https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2018/2/kadie-and-tanner---engaged Love is in the air...these two cuties are tying the knot this fall and I was OVER the moon when she asked if I would be their photographer (Kadie is my cousin). Right away we planned her engagement session. Both her and Tanner love the PNW and being out in all its glory so we decided to go to Twin Falls in North Bend. Its a pretty accurate depiction of this beautiful state so we were happy! It even rained the whole session, so that was PNW-y too LOL. But we had planned for that and we were ok if it decided to rain! Which reminds me ya'll, I photograph year round, and so don't hesitate to book in the early part of the year! Some of my most favorite sessions have been captured in the first 3 months of the year! Anyhow, here are some of the photos from their beautiful PNW rainy day engagement session! 

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Aren't they they cutest? I really cannot wait for their big day! Are you getting married? Did you know that Engagement sessions and TWO photographers come standard in ALL our wedding packages at NO extra charge??? Still have a good amount of 2018 dates available! 

 

CHEERS!
Angie (and Paul)

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(Photos By Angie and Paul) adventure camera engagment photos family forest getting married lifestyle nature photos pnw rain washington https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2018/2/kadie-and-tanner---engaged Mon, 12 Feb 2018 20:56:21 GMT
My oldest turns NINE https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2018/2/my-oldest-turns-nine Well, I can't believe it but my oldest turned nine this past sunday! NINE! I feel like it was just yesterday that he was my beautiful, sweet little newborn baby, making me a mom. I have taken this role of mom very seriously since the moment he came into my life, AND i have based many of my adult decisions around what is best for him (and a few years later, his little brother). I may not make the most money, own an expensive house, or the coolest car but what i can say for sure is that he is in a house that loves him to his core (and even beyond that). That he is in a home that wishes nothing but the best for him. A home that cares about his safety, his education, his happiness. I hope he grows up a to be a good human. One that has manners. One that is smart and works hard. One that opens doors for strangers. One that does whats right not what is easy. Treats women with the respect they deserve. And a man that isn't afraid to stand up for what is right, show his emotions, and one that loves and gives generously. I know that he is only nine and it seems I am writing about the far future BUT these past nine year have been a BLIP and we are already HALF WAY to an adult Evan. HALF WAY! and the years seem to go faster and faster so my hopes and dreams for him now, for his future, seem ever so relevant. 

well like every year for his birthday I took some photos to remember this fun (and sometimes very frustrating) time in our lives as he turns nine! 

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(Photos By Angie and Paul) adventure birthday camera children family lifestyle northwest pacific photography photos photoshoot png https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2018/2/my-oldest-turns-nine Wed, 07 Feb 2018 00:54:44 GMT
LETS GET SHOPPING! https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2017/11/lets-get-shopping Morning everyone!!! i am so excited about this and wish I thought of it sooner! I didnt have much time to get it out there on social media so hopefully some of you will see this! :) 

SO each option will have a FULL description! PLEASE read! Some restrictions/rules apply! TO purchase you will always click the BUY NOW BELOW the session described! IF it will not let you purchase and takes you back to my website, that means the product is SOLD OUT. 

EACH OFFER IS DISCOUNTED AND INCLUDES EXTRA IMAGES TO DOUBLE UP THE SAVINGS!!!! 

Alright! Here are the SALES GOING ON! I will list them in order of most popular!!!!

 

FIRST OPTION:
ALL INCLUSIVE SESSION!!! $335 plus tax!!!! WOW, this is the BEST DEAL AROUND! It is for One Full session, location between Renton and Tacoma/Puyallup, includes ALL IMAGES fully edited and sent via digital download! MOST Important, its good for ANY time next year! NO BLACKOUT DATES/MONTHS!!!! 

THERE ARE ONLY 5 OF THESE AVAILABLE! to purchase click below

SECOND OPTION:

ONE HALF PRICE SESSION! yup only one! This includes one 60 min session, 30 high res images, location between tacoma/puyallup to renton, NOT AVAILABLE Aug/Sept/Oct weekends! (can use on a weekday).

ONLY ONE OF THESE! To purchase click below:

THIRD OPTION: 

ONE $100 off Session! YUP only one of these too. This includes one 60 min session, 30 High Res images, location between tacoma/puyallup to renton, NOT AVAILABLE Aug/Sept/Oct weekends! (can use on a weekday). 

ONLY ONE OF THESE! To purchase click below:

FOURTH OPTION:

2 $75 off Sessions. This includes 60 min sessions, with 30 high res images, Location between Tacoma/puyallup to renton. NOT AVAILABLE Sept/Oct weekends. (can use on a weekday).

TO PURCHASE ONE OF THESE SESSIONS CLICK BELOW:

LAST SESSION OPTION:

2 $50 off Session. This includes 60 min session, 30 high res images, location between Tacoma/Puyallup to renton. NOT AVAILABLE Sept/Oct weekends! (can use on a weekday).

TO PURCHASE ONE OF THESE SESSIONS CLICK BELOW:

 

NEXT: LAST YEARS BLACK FRIDAY EXTENSION 

this is for those of you that purchased a black friday last year and didnt get a chance to use it! You can now extend your purchase to this coming year 2018! All same guidelines from last years purchase still apply just transferred to 2018!

TO PURCHASE ONE OF THESE EXTENSIONS CLICK BELOW:

Alright folks! THERE IT IS! Have fun shopping! CANNOT WAIT to photograph you all!!! Thank you all so much for supporting me and my little family through this amazing business I have built! It truly is such a blessing to have you all in my life! Hope you all enjoy your holidays!!! Enjoy a few of my favorite photos from our holiday card shoot!

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(Photos By Angie and Paul) https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2017/11/lets-get-shopping Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:00:00 GMT
WHITE WEDNESDAY SALES! https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2017/11/white-wednesday-sales Hey everyone! 


SO I know that I get so crazy busy this time of year! Owens birthday is nov 24th, Thanksgiving is Nov 23rd, Black Friday is also Nov 24th, My tree farm mini's are Nov 25th! WHOA.... And i always want to get owens party planned/situated, celebrate with family on thanksgiving, prep for all my amazing clients AND SHOP ?? maybe... Its just a lot. And so i starting thinking, it must be super busy for tons of people right now! SO in efforts to alleviate some of that holiday/shopping stress Im posting my specials TOMORROW MORNING! They will stay live through the rest of the weekend! 

 

There will be some AMAZING offers this year so I really hope that you will be able to take advantage of some of them! 

THANKS AGAIN TO ALL MY AMAZING CLIENTS (that i see as friends) FOR ALL YOUR SUPPORT OVER THESE YEARS! IT MEANS SO MUCH TO ME AND I LOVE YOU ALL!

Check back here tomorrow morning at 7am! That is when the offers will be live! 

HAPPY HOLIDAYS

Angie 

 

And now here are some cute photos of Owen's holiday shoot for your viewing pleasure! :)  IMG_0326IMG_0326 IMG_0416IMG_0416 IMG_0422IMG_0422 IMG_0425IMG_0425

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(Photos By Angie and Paul) https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2017/11/white-wednesday-sales Wed, 22 Nov 2017 00:35:01 GMT
HOLIDAY TIME MINI SESSIONS ARE HERE! https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2017/11/holiday-time-mini-sessions-are-here   tree farm mini flyertree farm mini flyer   

Hey there everyone!!! 

I say this every year BUT every year i mean it! I LOVE THIS TIME OF YEAR! And these past 8 years or so, running my tree farm minis at my most favorite tree farm have created new special memories that are also associated with this time of year! And I am super excited to not only run my regular mini sessions at the farm, but I have also added a second day of holiday minis at a NEW and GORGEOUS locations as well! BOTH SESSIONS HAVE A GUARANTEED QUICK TURNAROUND so you can have your images in time for holiday cards!

Location ONE is Papa's Tree Farm located in Maple Valley! They will be held on Sat November 25th From 10a to 2p and are $225 plus tax! Sessions will run for 30 mins, will include 10 high res images sent via digital download, a guaranteed quick turnaround of finished images and DISCOUNTS on extra images! And you guys, I ENCOURAGE you to make a day of it at the Tree Farm with your family!!! They have a gift shop, face painting, train rides, and tons of gorgeous trees and more! We love hanging out there! We come on our own time to spend time there and to buy our tree there every year! AND IF YOU DO BUY YOUR TREE OR spend $50 or more in the gift shop you get a bonus 3 high res image!!!! You will not be disappointed! Their trees are the best!  I will post a picture of our tree from last year so you can see (sorry just a cell phone picture)! AND it lasted the WHOLE Christmas season and it was so gorgeous! OUR TREE: IMG_4730IMG_4730

and here are a few fun photos from past tree farm mini sessions!

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SO to book one of our holiday Tree farm mini sessions the link to pay is here.. Use the drop down to choose time and proceed to check out! IF YOU GET TAKEN DIRECTLY TO OUR WEBSITE ITS BECAUSE THAT TIME HAS ALREADY BEEN PURCHASED! I WILL TRY MY BEST TO KEEP THIS BLOG UPDATED WITH SESSIONS TIMES STILL AVAILABLE! 

 

times available

Current Schedule:

10:00-Alena P.

10:30-Kerrie M.

11:00- Jessica L.

11:30- Molly O.

12:00-Judy O.

1:00-

1:30-Stephanie D.

2:00p- Brittney W.

 

NOW for our SECOND choice for Holiday sessions!  I AM SO excited about this new location! They will be on Sat Dec 2nd!!  We will have the studio from 10a to 2p at Wild Hearts Farm located in Puyallup and the sessions will be $249 plus tax. You guys! This place is one of a kind! I have photographed out here twice now and i cannot (CANNOT) love it more. These will be indoor BUT you have the option to do your session outdoors as well if the weather permits! The indoor studio is GORGEOUS (think white shiplap walls, perfect cast iron bed, christmas wreaths and more). Then, the farm (outside) has EVERYTHING! A holiday inspired tree swing, a tire swing in a willow tree, a full on barn (yes the gorgeous red kind), grassy fields, gardens and more! THESE SESSIONS WILL INCLUDE: 30 min session, 15 high res images delivered via digital download, guaranteed quick turnaround of final images for christmas card ordering, and discounts on extra images! I have a feeling these will sell out fast! DONT WAIT! Here are some fun photos of owen at Wild Hearts Farm! SIGH........

 

the outdoor bed will be set up IF WEATHER PERMITS! If not, we have the bed inside the studio as well! :) IMG_0323IMG_0323

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TO BOOK use the link/button below! IF YOU GET DIRECTED BACK TO MY WEBSITE THAT MEANS THE PARTICULAR SESSION THAT YOU ARE TRYING TO PURCHASE IS ALREADY BOOKED. 

times available

 

 

Current schedule:

10:00- Tiffany P

10:30- Kari S.

11:00- Jessica F.

11:30- Jessica H.

12:00-Melissa F.

12:30-

1:00- Erica F.

1:30-Andrea S.

 

Alright y'all! Cant wait! Book right away! And let me know if you have any questions!!!!!!!!

 

CHEERS! And here's to the holiday season! 

 

 

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(Photos By Angie and Paul) https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2017/11/holiday-time-mini-sessions-are-here Sat, 04 Nov 2017 02:11:36 GMT
Fall Mini Sessions are finally here https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2017/9/fall-mini-session 2017 FALL MINI AD2017 FALL MINI AD2017 Fall mini sessions This, as always, is my MOST favorite time of year! I just love everything about fall but mostly being able to photograph the amazing fall colors! 

I am still in the process of finalizing all the details BUT I have the dates and times so I want to get it out there to get everyone registered! The sessions will for sure have gorgeous fall leaves/colors and will be located south of seattle (maybe kent, federal way, auburn area) I WILL EMAIL YOU ONCE ITS CONFIRMED WITH PLENTY OF NOTICE FOR YOU! 

And for the first time, I am going to offer a few afternoon mini sessions (now pray for sunny fall day so we can get some golden hour photos!!!!) in addition to the regular morning time sessions! 

Details:

Dates- Fri Oct 20th and Sat Oct 21st

PRICE: $225 plus tax

20-25 min session (location TBD) 

10 HIGH RES images sent via digital download with full personal print rights 

Discounts on extra images 

 

 

TO BOOK A Friday session...CLICK BELOW and USE The Dropdown to pick your time slot (times are: 4p and 430_)

 

 

PNW mini times available

 

 

 

To BOOK A Saturday sessions...CLICK BELOW and USE the Dropdown to pick your times slot (Times are: 10, 1030, 11, 1130,12, 1, 130 and 2p

 

 

 

 

 

 

PNW mini times available

 

current session situation:

 

Friday October 20th

4p: Andrea S.

430p:

 

 

Saturday 

930: Nora R.

10a: Kim V.

1030a: Jon J.

11a: Michelle R

11:30a: Hannah M.

12p:

1p: Michelle R Guest

130p: Kat

 

 

Thanks so much everyone for your support and we very much look forward to photographing your beautiful faces this fall! 

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(Photos By Angie and Paul) adventure camera children fall family fashion lifestyle mini photography photos session https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2017/9/fall-mini-session Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:33:35 GMT
PNW specialized headshots https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2017/8/PNW-specialized-headshots Well hello and happy Wednesday! 

I blogging today to let you all know that we do company headshots (big company or small) and we specialize in outdoor headshot. We love where we live and work and hope that you do too. So why not showcase it when you do your headshots. Having an online presence is so great for your customers and YOU (and your employees if you have some) need to be the face of your company! 

We can also take detail shots for your website to help build a cohesive look throughout your store or website. You can use the detail shots for headers/footer, menu dropdown images and more! We have helps several large companies in bellevue and downtown seattle update their executive headshots, to small private gym owners, to law firms, and small business owners and more!

To give you one example I have chosen Courtney, a small business owner here in seattle, with her bio and her headshots taken. If you would like to see any examples of some of the other companies we have photographed for PLEASE EMAIL us and we can show you! We would love to get some updated headshots for YOU and your thriving business!

MEET COURTNEY: 

Doula and Owner of Courtney the Doula. Courtney became a birth doula in January of 2016 and has since pursued her passion for birth while educating, advocating for, and empowering parents who are preparing to venture into parenthood. Her passion is for women to see just how strong they really are and to create a sacred time for mother, baby, and partner to bond in this joyous time. Outside of the joys from birth, you may find her hiking, creating art through plants, eating delicious food (often prepared by her husband), sipping hot chocolate and tea, and enjoying the people who doula her through life. She lives in Seattle with her husband and sweet little chihuahua, and serve the greater Seattle area. 

You will also see in her headshots she chose to incorporate a Rebozo! (what looks like a scarf). This is a product that she uses all the time and so we thought it would be great to take some photos with it! (what is a rebozo? click here to see wikipedia's description :) 

If you would like to get in touch with Courtney about her services (i couldn't recommend any one any higher than I do her) clicking here is how to get a hold of her! or you can reach her by email: courtneythedoula@gmail.com Or by phone: 206-851-6609

ENJOY! (Side note: It was raining the day of her headshots and since she and I both LOVE the PNW and all its glory (including the rain) we continued with the shoot! If you read my blog last week about shooting in the PNW you will see that I am telling the truth when I say I dont mind the rain!)

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(Photos By Angie and Paul) adventure babies camera doula headshot lifestyle outdoors photography photos https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2017/8/PNW-specialized-headshots Wed, 02 Aug 2017 17:00:00 GMT
high school senior photos at twin falls https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2017/8/high-school-senior-photos-at-twin-falls Happy Tuesday. I am really liking this whole blogging thing! yay! 

SO its no secret that I love photographing high school seniors! There is something special a young adult in this stage of life. So much excitement in their new chapter. More freedom, more responsibility, new opportunities and lots of new choices to make. 

For this session, we were able to travel up to twin falls in north bend. It provided such a beautiful backdrop that complimented this gorgeous senior! ENJOY!

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SUMMER AND FALL SESSIONS ARE BOOKING UP THIS YEAR FOR CLASS OF 2018 SESSIONS! CONTACT US SOON TO GET ON OUR CALENDAR!!!!!

 

Cheers!

Angie

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(Photos By Angie and Paul) adventure camera children class of 2018 lifestyle photography photos pnw senior twin falls https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2017/8/high-school-senior-photos-at-twin-falls Tue, 01 Aug 2017 18:00:00 GMT
he is a college grad https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2017/7/he-is-a-college-grad Hey there! HAPPY MONDAY! Hope you all had a great weekend.

I am super excited to share this fun family session and college grad combo shoot. This sweet family choose their favorite city (and one of mine too) to photograph their photos, TACOMA! It was the perfect urban backdrop that they were looking for. 

This handsome young man just graduated from Seattle University! Congrats! How exciting and what an accomplishment :) It was so fun getting to know him and photographing his bright smile! Check it out!

 

 

Graduating college is such a special time!! If you have a grad, contact me and we will plan the perfect photo session to celebrate all their hard work! 

CHEERS!
Angie 

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(Photos By Angie and Paul) adventure camera college family lifestyle photography photos seattle university https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2017/7/he-is-a-college-grad Mon, 31 Jul 2017 18:00:00 GMT
sweet baby on the way https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2017/7/sweet-baby-on-the-way Hello! HAPPY FRIDAY! YAY!

I thought I would leave you with a sweet maternity/family photo session. This mama to be is just glowing. And her big boy is sure ready to be a big brother! I am so excited for this family to become a family of four! Such a fun adventure and new chapter they are about to start!!! 

Please enjoy this sweet session! 

 

Loved this last one! His little smile is just contagious! If you are expecting a sweet little bundle please capture this special season in your life! CONTACT me now!

 

Cheers and have a great weekend!

 

Xoxo

Angie 

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(Photos By Angie and Paul) adventure camera children family lifestyle photography photos pnw https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2017/7/sweet-baby-on-the-way Fri, 28 Jul 2017 19:48:53 GMT
PNW family session https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2017/7/pnw-family-session Hi there! :) HAPPY MONDAY! Hope you all had a great weekend! I sure did... Maybe I will blog it soon!! 

One of my favorite things since starting my photography business is the location in which I live and I get to shoot in. I love (LOVE) the PNW. I even love the rain. And if its not an absolute downpour I tell my clients that I love photographing in the rain and if it is planned to rain that we keep the session (not to reschedule). I do usually leave it up to the clients but most seem to be receptive to the fact that they may have rain on their session day! 

Now I know its summer now, but we definitely have short summers here and fall/winter will be here before we know it (my busiest time of year) and so I though it would be fun to show such a gorgeous session, captured in the rain! :) TRUE PNW style! Enjoy! IMG_3406IMG_3406 IMG_3412-2IMG_3412-2 IMG_3416IMG_3416 IMG_3425IMG_3425 IMG_3432IMG_3432 IMG_3444IMG_3444 IMG_3464-2IMG_3464-2 IMG_3478IMG_3478 IMG_3484IMG_3484 IMG_3493IMG_3493 IMG_3504IMG_3504 IMG_3552IMG_3552 IMG_3559IMG_3559 IMG_3580IMG_3580 IMG_3591IMG_3591 IMG_3604IMG_3604 IMG_3623IMG_3623  

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(Photos By Angie and Paul) adventure camera children family lifestyle photography photos pnw rain https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2017/7/pnw-family-session Mon, 24 Jul 2017 18:00:00 GMT
birthday photos https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2017/7/birthday-photos Hello again!!!

Im on a roll! Today I would like to blog about birthday photos! A ton of my clients have me take photos each year for their kids photographs at/around their birthday! Most have been doing it since birth and it a fun way for them to see the growth each year! As parents the days, months, and years go by so fast and its fun to be able to have beautiful photos capturing their quick growth. 

This is Payton and the crazy thing is, these are her 6 year photos! TODAY i will photograph her 7 year photos! I am just excited to finally share some of these photos because they are the cutest! Check out this little model! <3

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(Photos By Angie and Paul) adventure birthday photos camera children family lifestyle photography photos https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2017/7/birthday-photos Sat, 22 Jul 2017 18:00:00 GMT
Miss Kadie UW graduate https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2017/7/miss-kadie-uw-graduate Hey again!

I am on to blog post number TWO! Whoo hoo! I am on a roll! hahaha

So for today, I am so so so excited to share these photos. This is my little cousin who we did COLLEGE senior photos! What an accomplishment! She has completed her degree at the UW Tacoma. Its crazy seeing her here, a college graduate, when I vividly remember her as a curly haired toddler who's smile could light up any room! (man, i am getting old hahaha). And so what is up next for this beautiful girl? MORE college! GO Kadie! You are going to do great and wonderful things in this life! 

So if you have a college grad, consider a fun photoshoot to celebrate this momentous event! Here are some of Kadie's photos! Enjoy!

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(Photos By Angie and Paul) adventure camera college lifestyle photography photos senior university of washington uw https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2017/7/miss-kadie-uw-graduate Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:00:00 GMT
Lifestyle newborns https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2017/7/lifestyle-newborns Hello! It has been quite some time since I have blogged on a regular basis. BUT I really do have so many fun images to share that I have made the decision to finally start blogging more! <3

My first post is about my newborn sessions. I do a fair amount of them and I thought it would be great to share a typical session with you. I only photograph lifestyle newborn sessions. What does this mean? It means I like to travel light, so I will really be only bringing my camera bag and then I like to use things you already have at home for your baby! The main rooms that they are photographed in are the living room, the parents room and the nursery. OR which ever rooms have the best lighting :) 

I like to incorporate mom, dad and any siblings in some of the photos. But its not always necessary. Your sweet baby also does not need to be asleep either. I like to capture what life is like now that you have a new baby in your life. And sometimes that means an awake or crying baby, and thats perfect. 

So without much more talking, here are some sweet newborn photos I was able to capture at the beginning of this year! :) 

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(Photos By Angie and Paul) adventure family lifestyle newborns photography photos https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2017/7/lifestyle-newborns Thu, 20 Jul 2017 20:08:23 GMT
Happy new Year! https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2017/1/happy-new-year Well, now that I got my workshop blog post finished (find it here if you missed it) I want to take a moment and blog about our new year, plans for this year and just share some of my new years eve photos with you all! 

A few years ago, we started a tradition to do a "family explore day" on New years eve! I think this is the 3rd year doing it, and well, its my favorite! This year was especially memorable for me! See, my love language is Quality Time and one of my most favorite ways to spend quality time is exploring new or fun places with my 3 guys and my camera! HEAVEN! This year we chose to go mosey around Snoqualmie/North bend area. Now we have been to the falls, and have eaten at a restaurant there but never really just walked around the small town and it was so fun!  What a blessed way for us to close out 2016.  I bet like many of you, we are ready for the excitement of 2017. This past year has been a little bit difficult for us, but isn't it in the difficult times that you grow stronger? So as much as I am ready for 2017 I dont shy away from tough times before us.

"The pain that you have been feeling, can't compare to the joy thats coming" Romans 8:18.

And trust me, we went through some tough stuff. Emotional and physical, but we made it! Life always has a way of throwing us unexpected curve balls but its in those moments I try my hardest to see the long term outcome, the strength I can gain and the closeness it can bring to my family instead of the present confusion, hurt or pain. Its hard, but with steady prayer, and keeping connected and practicing an optimistic outlook to all situations helps! 

And 2016 wasn't all bad, I had one of my busiest years in my photography business yet! Such a blessing that came at the perfect time. I cannot express how thankful I am for all of my amazing clients (that I actually prefer to call my friends instead of clients). I met some of the most amazing people this year, as well as had the ability to see all my yearly clients! 

I am so excited for this year in my business as well! I am going to change a few things and add a few thing and move a few things and update a few things and remove a few things! LOL But seriously this year is all about focus, stream lining my process and booking more! :) So all in all, a little bit of everything is changing and well, change is good! Anyway, thanks for stopping by! 

Here are some of my favorite photos from our adventure! And here is to a fun, adventurous, mindful, successful and most of HAPPY 2017!
 

"God had planted GREATNESS in you. Let today be the beginning of a great adventure as you step into the gifts He has given you." - Joyce Meyer

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(Photos By Angie and Paul) adventure bible camera explore faith family happy holiday new year photography https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2017/1/happy-new-year Wed, 04 Jan 2017 03:11:23 GMT
Learn your camera workshop!!! https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2017/1/learn-your-camera-workshop Hello everyone and happy new year! I hope you all had a wonderful, fun filled holiday with some time for rest and relaxation as well!

Here at Photos By Angie and Paul we had a delightful, busy, fun and restful (at times) vacation! It was much needed too! We are still taking a little more time off but will slowly start getting back to work!

Talking about getting back to work, I am SOOOO excited! We will kick off the year right! SO... For all of you that received a great camera for Christmas (or already have one), I am so excited to let you all know that I will be offering my 4th 'Learn your Camera workshop' at the end of this month!!!! This is a comprehensive class to give you all the basics in order to get you out of auto and start taking control of your photos. Learn what the numbers and buttons do on your camera and how to make them work to your advantage. Well talk about exposure, lighting and composition too. It will cover a LOT! Whether you are starting out in the photography industry (or thinking about it), or just want to take quality photos of your kid, or when you travel this class is for you! 

How will the day work? Its a day long class (around 5-ish hours give or take), held on a Saturday, where we will have a “class time” first, then we have some hands on learning time where you will take photos with me and then we will have an open discussion/ question and answer time at the end! We also serve light refreshments/snack and drinks through out the day! 

THE DETAILS: The class will be limited to 8-10 people to ensure an intimate group with lots of time for everyone. It will be held on Jan 28th in federal way area (final details will be sent out once you have purchased your seat!). And this will be the last class offered at the great price of $150! Sign up with a friend and you BOTH will get $10 off** YAY! Please email me if you have any questions. You can contact me HERE.


To purchase a seat:

And just for fun, here are a few of my favorite photos taken on my "family explore day" on New Years Eve! Lets start taking beautiful photos together!!! 

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(Photos By Angie and Paul) camera coming deals family holiday learn photos settings thanks workshop https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2017/1/learn-your-camera-workshop Tue, 03 Jan 2017 20:40:43 GMT
Black Friday Deals Are HERE!!!! https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2016/11/black-friday-deals-are-here Alright everyone! Black friday deals are HERE!!! I am so thankful for ALL of you! My business has been such a blessing to me and my family and it is all because of my amazing and supportive friends {clients}

There are several deals! SO if the one you went for was no longer available be sure to check out the others!!! 

BIGGEST DEAL OF THE SALE: 

1. ONE HALF PRICED SESSION**

Im so excited to offer this special! It includes:

One hour session, great for family, engagement, couples, kids, maternity and lifestyle newborns (-not valid for High school seniors)

Location of choice between Renton and Tacoma/puyallup

30 HIGH RES IMAGES (normally 20 images!)

Downloadable gallery (no flash drive will be given)

**(valid for 2017 only, not available for weekend booking between 8/2017-11/2017)

TO PURCHASE 1/2 priced session click 'buy now' below

2. One $100 OFF SESSION** 

It includes:

One hour session, great for family, engagement, couples, kids, maternity and lifestyle newborns (-not valid for High school seniors)

Location of choice between Renton and Tacoma/puyallup

30 HIGH RES IMAGES ( normally 20 images!)

Downloadable gallery (no flash drive will be given)

**(valid for 2017 only, not available for weekend booking between 9/2017-11/2017)

To Purchase: click the 'buy now' below

3.  TWO $75 OFF SESSIONS**

It includes:

One hour session, great for family, engagement, couples, kids, maternity and lifestyle newborns (-not valid for High school seniors)

Location of choice between Renton and Tacoma/puyallup

30 HIGH RES IMAGES ( normally 20 images!)

Downloadable gallery (no flash drive will be given)

**(valid for 2017 only, not available for weekend booking between 9/2017-11/2017)

To Purchase: click the 'buy now' below

4. ALL INCLUSIVE SESSIONS

Includes:

one hour session

location of choice between renton and tacoma/puyallup

ALL IMAGES FULLY EDITED WITH PERSONAL PRINT RIGHTS! (HUGE SAVINGS!!! TONS OF PHOTOS) No needing to pick only 20 or 30! You get the all! This is the BEST deal! 

Download link (no flash drive will be sent)

NO BLACKOUT scheduling can use ANY time all year! 

To Purchase: Click 'Buy Now' Belowe (only a few available)

5. GREAT GIFT IDEA 

4 custom hard stock postcard pack created from our sister company Two sides Collide (all from images I have taken)

ONLY $10!!! 

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To buy postcard pack click buy now below!

6. LEARN YOUR CAMERA WORKSHOP (class sometime early next year, next class looking to be end of jan!) for ONLY $149 per person!!!!

This is an all afternoon class designed for you to learn the basics of your camera! Start taking better images with your camera! Capture those vacations, your kids, and pets all year long! 

Class includes:

class time where I teach about the basics

handouts of all material covered in class

light refreshments and drinks

hands on learning where we take our cameras and photograph together

question and answer time

Normally $199 per person! LIMITED SEATS PER CLASS SO BUY NOW!!!

To get your seat now click 'buy now' below!!!

 

There you have it everyone!!! Thank you for your support and love! It is received and cherished! CANNOT wait to photograph you all!!! Happy Thanksgiving weekend and HAPPY HOLIDAY SEASON!

 

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(Photos By Angie and Paul) https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2016/11/black-friday-deals-are-here Wed, 30 Nov 2016 18:25:10 GMT
BLACK FRIDAY DEALS // PRE BLACK FRIDAY DEAL AVAILABLE NOW!! https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2016/11/black-friday-deals---pre-black-friday-deal-available-now Hello everyone! 

Can you believe that the holidays are actually already here????? Who is ready for some turkey!?! I know I am!! And gravy, and mashed potatoes and PUMPKIN PIE!!!

But when Thanksgiving comes that also means Black Friday comes too! yahoo! I have some great deals coming this year (just like last year) And I will have them GO LIVE at 7a Friday morning (i wont make you get up earlier than that!)! LAST YEAR the top 4 deals sold within 4 mins! I couldn't believe it! And that was at 6a! SO SET YOUR CLOCKS OR REMINDER so you can get one of them! 

I will post on this (NEW) blog (i know, i have a million but my two sides collide blog doesnt allow me to post paypal buttons so i had to create this new one) and I will share it on FB as well with a link so you can find it easily!!!

HOWEVER... if you prefer to skip the black Friday alarm clock setting and hoping you get the good deal before someone else, then this deal below is for you! From now until friday night I will have available FIVE ALL INCLUSIVE PACKAGES up for grabs! These are ONE HOUR SESSIONS UP TO 7 PEOPLE WITH ALL IMAGES INCLUDED! Thats HUNDREDS of dollars of savings! No more having to choose only 20 images! I had a few clients purchase these last year and they all told me how much they LOVED NOT HAVING TO NARROW DOWN THEIR IMAGE CHOICES! It is a fabulous deal and you can get it now (THERE ARE ALSO NO "BLACK OUT" days for booking them either! All the other Black Friday sessions will have some small form of scheduling restrictions- NOT THESE! Any open date they are good for for all of 2017!) 

 

THANK YOU AGAIN EVERYONE FOR YOUR AMAZING CONTINUED SUPPORT! I COULD NOT DO THIS WITHOUT YOU ALL AND I AM FOREVER GRATEFUL AND NEVER TAKE IT FOR GRANTED! HAPPY HOLIDAYS EVERYONE!!!!

 

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(Photos By Angie and Paul) best black coming deals family friday holiday photography photos photoshoot soon thanks https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2016/11/black-friday-deals---pre-black-friday-deal-available-now Tue, 22 Nov 2016 20:26:47 GMT
thank you for your black friday purchase https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2015/12/thank-you-for-your-black-friday-purchase SO STINKING thankful to all of you that purchased a black friday special from me! I was overwhelmed with how many of you were ready to purchase right at 6 am when the blog post went live! MY.HEART.IS.FULL.... I will be emailing you all your certificates prob in early Jan! Seriously! THANKS

Hope you all have a fabulous HOLIDAY season! We are going to get our tree tomorrow!!!! Yahoo

 

Cheers,

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(Photos By Angie and Paul) black friday thanks https://www.photosbyangieandpaul.com/blog/2015/12/thank-you-for-your-black-friday-purchase Sat, 05 Dec 2015 05:31:58 GMT