Lifestyle Portrait Photography

Based in Olympia, WA, serving the greater PNW. I customize my images to your family’s personality, making sure everyone shines, especially the young ones. Thanks to a gallery of posed and candid images, you’ll be glad you trusted me to echo your family’s excitement on that special day. My clients love my ability to capture kids being themselves. Not only is working with me painless and super easy, it’s also a lot of fun. 

So let’s have some fun!

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The Process

before the shoot

Let's chat about what's important to you and make sure we’re clear on your schedule.

during the shoot

We agreed on a location, plan a few posed photos and candids, and you go home and relax. Let me do the work of making you look fantastic!

after the shoot

I typically need two weeks to edit and upload finished images, which you can then download and print to your heart's content. 

Kind Words

She was friendly and accommodating. We will definitely recommend Shanna and look forward to using her services in the future.

Shanna was so great to work with. From the beginning, she was quick to respond to my initial email and made it super easy from start to finish. We have worked with a few other photographers in the area, and none have delivered such fast quality, and such a big amount of photos, like Shanna did. She was super open to dealing with our toddler’s attitude and wasn’t afraid to get ‘down and dirty,’ literally in rain, dirt and rocks, to get the photos. 
- Jenna 

Kind Words

Shanna is professional, fun, kind and patient with kids

Shanna has done several shoots with us over the years, including family pictures, maternity pictures and even a celebration of life. She is alway so kind, professional and fun. She is patient with kids and adults. We are so happy to have found her!
- veterinarian Justin R.

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Shanna is so joyful you can't help but smile as she photographs you.

 Her pictures are amazing and beautiful. She is creative, flexible and everything you could want in a professional photographer. You will love working with her!
- author Crystal Mazzuca

Featured Galleries

Families

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Every family get-together is a moment you can never repeat or replace. Memorialize your next holiday or other family celebration with fast, fun images that embrace your family’s expressive personality.

Headshots

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Perfect for business or pageant purposes. You’ll get studio and outdoor shots to fit a variety of needs. Your business or artistic headshot is your introduction to the world. Why look like anything less than a superstar? I’ll capture studio and outdoor shots worthy of a magazine cover.

Seniors

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The caps and gowns may be the same, but every graduate is different. Why settle for a clone of everyone else’s photo? I’ll get to know you as a person so your senior photos will reflect your own individual achievements.

Family Session

Enjoy a personalized session at a location of your choice, creating fun posed and candid shots.
Two hours is great for a session in multiple locations.
I’ll work with your schedule.
Our event packages are catered to individual needs on a variable scale. After the initial deposit, the remaining fee will be due the day of the event. Images are delivered quickly through an online link for download.

Investment: $350 plus tax for one hour or $550 plus tax for two.

Themed Family Mini Sessions

These are perfect for someone who needs a quick session or has already had a full session for another reason.
Popular themes include sunsets, sunflowers, Halloween and Christmas in Olympia or Seattle. 

Investment: $150 plus tax. 

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Let’s schedule an individualized family session today.

Speedy high school senior session

1HR session at a local park of your choice, or barn… 
Enjoy a personalized high school senior session with me, at a location of your choice, doing some fun poses and candid shots, bring anything that's meaningful to you, dog, grandma, Harry Potter books, that represent who you are or what you want to remember about this time of your life. 
Do the session with a friend for an additional $200.00

Investment:  $350.00 plus tax 

Epic high school senior session

2HR session at a local park, mountain, or even the pinball machine museum…
Enjoy a personalized high school senior session with me, at a several locations of your choice, doing some fun poses and candid shots, bring anything that's meaningful to you, dog, grandma, Harry Potter books, that represent who you are or what you want to remember about this time of your life. 
Do the session with a friend for an additional $200.00

Investment: $550.00 plus tax 

I’ll bring the smoke grenades you bring the outfits.

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30 minutes of painless, carefree headshots…
Come dressed for success, bring a blazer or shirt change so you have options, we will get you in and out within 30 minutes. Choose between a white or black background.

In-studio headshot

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Book your headshot package today! 

1HR of studio and outdoor fresh air headshots…
Get the best of both worlds with this package. White or black background for thirty minutes with a forest setting during the last 30 minutes of your session. 

Investment: $200

In-studio and forrest setting headshot

Investment: $150

1HR at a location of your choice, getting images while you're in your element….
We will spend an hour at a location of your choice getting a variety of posed and candid images that can be used for the traditional headshot AND social media posts. 

Investment: $300

On-location headshot

Kind Words

Shanna is amazing and my kids absolutely love her, which makes the photography experience so much better. 

There is nothing worse than getting your family all dressed up and having your kids not like the photographer. Shanna is playful with them, plays the music they like and really just captures our family perfectly, and her photos turn out amazing to boot! She really is the best!
- marketing director Stephanie H.

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Wow! Shanna is a fantastic photographer and a great person to be around. 

I have enjoyed the photos she has taken for me and look forward to getting family photos soon.
- bake shop owner Hailey

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Shanna did a great job on our recent photo shoot and was very easy to work with, and provided us with quality headshots we can use in our marketing materials.

- George S.

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