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Seattle Photographer Blog l Issaquah Portrait, Business & Social Media l Jennifer Findlay Photography
A Mother’s Love…
Posted at 9:05 pm in

Mothers and daughters are beautiful. As a mom of two adult children (18 and 22), I know how deeply connected we are to our kids. I also know how challenging it can be–especially if you’re a mom of a daughter going through the “trying” teenage years….

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It’s All in the Eyes
Posted at 9:35 am in

When I welcome a client in to the studio for their photoshoot, I can sense how they’re feeling. It’s not that I’m very intuitive, it’s that they’re usually vibrating and nervous. I used to feel so bad that they were nervous, but now I see it…

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I’ve got your back…
Posted at 5:27 pm in

I moved to a new country, where I didn’t know a soul. It was a daunting experience and I don’t deny I was scared, but the women of Seattle, Washington stepped up to welcome me with open arms as one of their own. I’m humbled by…

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Portraits “En Blanc”
Posted at 1:48 pm in

Are you afraid of wearing white? Women tell me all the time that they don’t look good in white, and that may be true in “real life”, but I think it looks fabulous in photos. I love styling “en blanc” photos for my clients–they wear all white…

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Ciao Bella!
Posted at 12:04 pm in

If you asked me four years ago if I would ever consider being a portrait photographer, I would have said, “Absolutely not!” (I usually say things like that off the top of my head, in a flamboyantly dramatic way. And then, invariably, it usually comes back…

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Top Tips for Awesome Headshots!
Posted at 7:10 pm in

You only have one tenth of a second to win people over, because that’s how fast they make a judgement about whether or not they trust you. If your headshot isn’t good enough, you’ll be losing lots of potential clients, and you won’t even know it….

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Precious Pictures…
Posted at 11:42 am in

Who wouldn’t totally relate to this Christmas picture? We’ve all had those photo sessions, professional or not, when everything goes off the rails. Those are the photos that sometime turn out to be my absolute favourites. The gems that show the hilarity of family life and…

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From Eye to Paper…
Posted at 10:27 pm in

I am madly in love with printing my own photographs. There’s something deeply satisfying about creating something from start to finish. I’m a bit of a paper geek, and I get excited about trying papers with different qualities. The paper I used in the video is…

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Ta da! My New Studio…
Posted at 10:35 pm in

Phew! It’s done! It took me quite a while to get this room in to shape. I moved all of my studio equipment in to our basement in July. I had the studio up and running by September. It’s a work in progress, but I love…

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