Chay Bigger Photography: Blog http://www.chaybiggerphoto.com/blog en-us (C) Chay Bigger Photography chaybigger@gmail.com (Chay Bigger Photography) Sat, 14 Oct 2017 00:10:00 GMT Sat, 14 Oct 2017 00:10:00 GMT http://www.chaybiggerphoto.com/img/s6/v138/u307022561-o29423111-50.jpg Chay Bigger Photography: Blog http://www.chaybiggerphoto.com/blog 120 80 Class of 2018 - Russ http://www.chaybiggerphoto.com/blog/2017/10/class-of-2018---russ Anyone who knows me well knows I've been DYING to get a face with freckles in front of my lens.  I LOVE freckles!!  I was so excited when we pulled up to Kerry Park and met Russ and his sister.  The setting was gorgeous, the light coorperative, the skyline view of Seattle matchless, and the freckles...sublime!

We actually had to reschedule our shoot due to all the smoke and haze we had in September, but the wait was worth it.  I'm so thankful to Russ's mom for introducing me to this location.  Honestly, when she mentioned it and I looked it up online...I was less than thrilled.  Remember the tiny park on Parks and Recreation?  This is Seattle's version of that.  I took a look at the pictures online and thought to myself, what am I going to shoot that's not skyline related??  Well, I've been schooled.  The neighborhood adjacent to the park is AMAZING - full of gorgeous old homes and mature tree-lined sidewalks...the kind you remember at your grandmother's house.  Suffice it say, this is a new big-time favorite location!

Russ's mom and sister got in on the fun and I'm so very pleased with the results.

By the way, Russ is graduating from Interlake this year and plays soccer :)

And now, for your viewing pleasure, one of my favorite shoots to date!

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Class of 2018 - Adrian http://www.chaybiggerphoto.com/blog/2017/10/class-of-2018---adrian I've been getting a bit behind on my blogging...finally Adrian's shoot is going up.  One of his images is now on my website opening page, just look at those gorgeous green eyes!

We met up with Adrian at the botanical gardens in Bellevue, where I quickly learned of his passion for soccer.  He's varsity lettered in soccer all three years at Issaquah High, and will be one of the senior directive players this upcoming season for his team.  He currently plays for three different soccer teams and is getting ready to attend the Far West Regional League soccer tournaments as well as the National League play for his age.  So...there's lots of travel in his near future!

Adrian is in the Running Start program at Bellevue College and will graduate his senior year with an Associate Degree - impressive!  His other interests outside of school all involve the great outdoors:  snowboarding, wakeboarding, mountain biking, hiking, rock climbing and outdoor photography.

Plans for college include attending somewhere that will allow him to still enjoy all of his outdoor activities, as well as obtain the degree he desires.  Potential majors are Marine Biology and Oceanography.  Doesn't California sound like a good fit for all of this?  He plans to play soccer in college, and is aiming for Southern California Division I or II.

Adrian was great to work with, has a winning personality, and...fantastic hair!  My assistant and I both think he could go far as a BBC period drama actor.  Can't you just see him as the next Mr. Darcy in 10 years?!

Congratulations on all of your achievements and future plans Adrian - well done!

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Class of 2018 - Jackson http://www.chaybiggerphoto.com/blog/2017/10/class-of-2018---jackson We were at Idylwood Park a couple weeks back with this handsome guy!  Meet Jackson, a senior this year at Bishop Blanchet in Seattle.  It was raining cats and dogs literally right up to the time of the shoot, but thankfully it stopped just in time for us to start.

One of my first questions was, 'do you play sports'. Turns out, he's very into weight lifting...just look at those guns for goodness sakes!

Jackson enjoys fitness and exercise in general and can often be found working out with friends after school.  He even took the initiative to start a weight lifting club at school.  

Another notable high school experience has been volunteering at the Emergency Men's Shelter on the eastside, where he helps to serve meals.

College goals include studying Business or Computer Science.

Congrats Jackson, and to the Class of 2018!!

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Class of 2018 - Josh http://www.chaybiggerphoto.com/blog/2017/9/class-of-2018---josh Josh officially wins the prize for Most Adventurous senior shoot of the year, hands down! 

We decided to meet at his favorite park and for some reason, I decided to wear athletic clothes and my tennis shoes to this shoot...NOT my typical wardrobe choice for shoots at all.  But what a blessing that last minute decision turned out to be, because when we arrived at the location, I learned that we would be hiking into the woods to find a very special spot for his first pics. 

Well, 'Hiking into the woods' ended up involving a serious scramble up a sheer, loose dirt, cliff face, and I'm telling you...had there not been a few strategically placed tree roots, I seriously would not have made it!  Josh was up it in literally 2 seconds, carrying a big backpack and props.  Kudos to his mom for making this same scramble, as well as to my assistant Danyel (with camera gear on her back even!). 

You might recognize Josh from his friend Niko's senior shoot awhile back...the fun military shots in the open field?  Josh kept with the military theme for his first pics, but definitely upped the game this time around by adding a new prop...the classic Patton cigar!  The great thing about all this is that Josh actually plans on going into the military after graduation.  He's thinking about the Navy, the same branch his grandfather served in.  HOOYAH!! :)

Congratulations Josh - hope your Senior Year is the best yet!

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Hannah and Ryan's Backyard Wedding - September 9th 2017 http://www.chaybiggerphoto.com/blog/2017/9/hannah-and-ryans-backyard-wedding---september-9th-2017 Being a part of Hannah and Ryan's beautiful backyard wedding was amazing!  This young couple spent the day surrounded by friends, family, and loved ones as they celebrated the beginning of their new life together, and I was blessed to have been chosen to capture it all. 

Hannah was such a beautiful bride and glowed the entire day - I think she's smiling in just about every single image!  And that's exactly as it should be...she's literally the picture of love. :)

Their ceremony was full of humorous moments, and I especially appreciated 'The Office' references made not only by the Groom, but by the Pastor as well - classic!  A great sense of humor is important in any successful marriage, and these two were definitely able to share a good laugh together.

Hannah's parents and friends put so much effort into transforming their large backyard into an elegant wedding setting...even building a spacious new wood deck extending into the treeline.  The perfect location for both the ceremony, and the dancing.  The date was actually doubly celebratory as it was also Hannah's mom's birthday! 

Ryan chose to skip the 'first look' scenario, and saved his first sight of Hannah for the moment she was walking down the aisle - so romantic! It was fun watching Hannah slip around trying to avoid Ryan and the Groomsmen before their pictures together.

I was also super blessed to have the amazingly talented Ariella of Ariella Noelle Photography on hand as my second shooter.  I enjoy working with her immensely, and this was actually our second wedding together.  Hannah's hair and makeup were done by the equally amazingly talented Deborah Lobe.

Here are just a few highlights from wedding details, all the way through to a sparkler exit!

Enjoy :)

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Class of 2018 - Anthony http://www.chaybiggerphoto.com/blog/2017/9/class-of-2018---anthony Anthony was a last minute senior session and I'm so glad we were able to make it work!  His school has the earliest picture deadline I've seen yet...in September for goodness sakes.  He was so easy to work with and man, did he dress for success!  Being last minute, we certainly didn't let a little rain ruin his shoot either...'plan B' provided cover, plus natural light, and the urban vibe fit perfectly for both dressy, and casual outfits. :)

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Arden's Branding Shoot http://www.chaybiggerphoto.com/blog/2017/9/ardens-branding-shoot Meet Arden Clise of Clise Etiquette!

I had the opportunity to work with Arden a few weeks back to produce branding images for her new website, and the venue she chose was FABULOUS...the Seattle World Trade Center.  

Here's a little bio from her old website:

"Arden Clise is founder and president of Clise Etiquette. Her love for business etiquette began in previous jobs when she was frequently asked for etiquette, public speaking and business attire advice by executives and board members. The passion for etiquette took hold and compelled Arden to start a consulting business to help others. Today, as a professional trainer, coach, speaker and author, Arden has helped thousands of professionals, from executives to front-line staff, confidently and comfortably navigate business situations for career success.

A popular writer, Arden wrote a regular business etiquette column for the Puget Sound Business Journal, and writes an award-winning newsletter. Her new book, Spinach In Your Boss’s Teeth: Essential Etiquette for Professional Success is available on amazon.com. Arden is often quoted in national and international publications including Real Simple MagazineThe Wall Street Journal, China Daily News and The European Weekly. She is a frequent guest on television and radio shows,

Arden has more than 25 years of business experience in marketing, management, event planning and public relations. She received her certification as an etiquette consultant by The Etiquette Institute and earned her Bachelor’s degree in English Literature from the University of Washington. An active member of Women Business Owners, Arden also volunteers with Treehouse and PAWS."

I can't wait to see the new website!

Hair and Makeup by Deborah Lobe

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Sneak Peek - Hannah and Ryan's Wedding http://www.chaybiggerphoto.com/blog/2017/9/hannah-and-ryans-wedding Here's a little sneak peek from the amazing wedding I was blessed to photograph yesterday for Hannah and Ryan Smith...more to come soon! :)

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Class of 2018 - Nathan http://www.chaybiggerphoto.com/blog/2017/9/class-of-2018---nathan I'm going to be honest...I love my senior guy shoots!!  

Without fail, I've heard from just about every mom..."He's doing this for me."  And I get it!  It's intimidating to be in front of a camera.

But once they see how lo-key things are, how the posing directions are easy to follow, and then they get to see their shots on the back of my camera - they totally relax.

I consider it the highest praise when I hear a young man tell his mom..."That wasn't so bad!"  :)

Here's Nathan, and I'm not joking when I say he's pretty much a math genius.  He enjoys Rubik's Cubes (which he's more than mastered!) and computers, and in fact, last year he built his own desktop computer.  Doesn't it tell you something about a guy's brightness when his school asks him to help maintain their 3-D printer?? 

Nathan's not sure what colleges he will be applying to but he's definitely considering a career working with computers.  Whatever he gets into, this guy is going to excel!

Here's to an awesome senior year Nathan!!

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Class of 2018 - Island Girl http://www.chaybiggerphoto.com/blog/2017/9/class-of-2018---island-girl Destination senior shoot?  Sure, why not!

We had the opportunity to visit the gorgeous island of Kauai this summer...my third visit and my family's second.  The light, the colors, the backgrounds - all were amazing, and made this the perfect place for a a very special senior shoot.

I tried something different and decided to rent camera gear instead of bringing my own.  A great decision and I couldn't be happier with the results.

Hawaii Camera, located on Oahu, rents all sorts of professional gear and conveniently ships to all the other islands for incredibly reasonable prices.  I chose the basic Nikon wedding package rental for 3 days, which included a Nikon D600, battery charger, a 24 - 70mm 2.4 lens, and even a small 8MB memory card.  (I brought along my card reader and laptop and just downloaded images as I went along, but I have to admit...I maxed that card out twice while shooting, and wished in hindsight that I'd brought a larger one myself!) 

Delivery was a piece of cake.  They shipped it to the Fed Ex at the Lihue airport (a whopping 10 minutes away from where we were in Kapaa), and once I was done, I re-packed the box, slapped on the shipping label and dropped it back off on the third day.  So easy!!  Nothing but great things to say about the whole experience :)

Dan decided she wanted to go for a sun-drenched beach feel for part of her shoot, then move on to quaint downtown Kapaa, and finish up at the stunning Limahuli Garden & Preserve on the north end of the island.  The Gardens are AMAZING and boast 700 year old terrace walls built by the Hawaiians...the perfect backdrop for someone who loves history!

Her future plans include applying to the UW, UNC (dream school!), and Dartmouth (just for fun...she'd like to be able to say she got accepted into an ivy-league school!)  Dan always considered medicine as a career path, but is re-thinking this after high school math classes - ha!  Other possible choices would be history or political related careers.  Her high school accomplishments include being in the National Honor Society throughout, being a member of the Student Committee for the past couple years, volunteering summers at Virginia Mason Hospital, shadowing in the medical field, and performing in multiple main stage theater productions.  She's been playing piano for about 8 years and has composed several original pieces.

Her life quote is from The Lord of the Rings..."Frodo:  I wish the Ring had never come to me.  I wish none of this had happened.  Gandalf: So do all who live to see such times, but that is not for them to decide.  All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us."

 

 

 

 

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Class of 2018 - Riley http://www.chaybiggerphoto.com/blog/2017/8/class-of-2018---riley Riley is my good friend Vanessa's son, and will be a senior at the International High School this year.  He's considering Gonzaga, Champman, Central, or U. of Victoria after graduation, and possible career paths include engineering / construction Management, business management, or creative writing. His impressive high school accomplishments include earning a 4 year letter-man in swimming, achieving the rank of Eagle Scout, playing trumpet in Jazz band, working as a lifeguard, and interning in construction - Wow!!  

On a more personal note, Riley loves camping, gaming, reading and cooking...and still enjoys his parent's company (I love this one!!).  He's also a Pizza aficionado who evaluates crust and toppings in as much detail as he analyzes the latest Marvel movie.  

By the way, that's his lovely sister Mckinley joining him in a few of his pics.  I love it when siblings or friends are senior 'props' :)

Congrats Riley, and have an awesome last year of your high school journey!

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Class of 2018 - Niko http://www.chaybiggerphoto.com/blog/2017/8/class-of-2018---niko Niko is the son of one of my best friends, and doing his senior pics was a great reminder of how fast time is flying by.  

Tina and I have been friends since 7th grade, and our oldest kids, Niko and Danyel, are the same age...it's so hard to believe they'll be graduating this year!  

She did some scouting for me down in T-town, and I love the location she found around Fireman's park.  Great funky urban vibe to match his energy :) 

The second part of our shoot was at the Salesky homestead, where Niko and his buddy (and photo prop) Josh, did a very convincing battle re-enactment for my camera - ummm...can anyone say future actors?!  

And of course, we had to sneak in one with adorable little bro, Nate.

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Class of 2018 - Aurora http://www.chaybiggerphoto.com/blog/2017/8/class-of-2018---aurora Aurora originally wanted her senior shoot at Discovery Park in Seattle, but due to restricted parking ability, we decided to give the Mulkiteo Lighthouse Park a try. 

Despite the crazy wind action, I'd say it was the right decision!  

She did a fabulous job!  And of course, her beau Jack, got to cameo in a few images :)

Here's a little sampling...

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Class of 2018 - Amanda and Yogi http://www.chaybiggerphoto.com/blog/2017/8/amandas-senior-shoot Last year we did Matthew's senior session and this year it was his beautiful sister Amanda's turn!  She decided to do the shoot at her riding barn so we could have access to her horse, Yogi.  He was so sweet, and really showed alot of personality in their pictures.  Matthew just got accepted into the UW and Amanda is also considering the Purple and Gold, as well as Oregon State and WSU...basically a college where she can keep her sweet boy close by! She's been working really hard with her trainer, Nancy, to re-train Yogi in the proper way and she loves participating in 4-H.  She's also heavily involved in band, where she plays not 1, but 3 instruments!  

Amanda and Yogi both did an excellent job in her senior shoot and with the help of my super talented hair and makeup artist, Deborah Lobe...she looks incredible.  There's a very Old Hollywood vintage glam feel to many of her shots :)  

 

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Class of 2018 - Nate http://www.chaybiggerphoto.com/blog/2017/7/class-of-2018---nate Great mini session with Nate this past week!  He's got the total PNW vibe going with his Birks :)

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Victoria's Headshots http://www.chaybiggerphoto.com/blog/2017/7/victorias-headshots Deb and I have worked with Victoria before and it was such a pleasure to see her again this past weekend!  I was thrilled to take her to some locations close by that I've always wanted to shoot at...and the results are gorgeous!  I really feel like we captured both her inner, and outer beauty (get a load of those gorgeous blue eyes!). Be sure to check out her website and her fabulous specialty, and custom oil blends.

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Scheduling Senior Sessions Now! http://www.chaybiggerphoto.com/blog/2017/7/scheduling-senior-sessions-now I couldn't be more excited about the graduating class of 2018 because my own lovely daughter is a part of it!  I can hardly believe we're at this point - the years have flown by...but I'm so excited about the boundless opportunities and new adventures waiting for her.  She's worked so hard to achieve academic excellence, even taking two years of summer classes just to get ahead!  This summer is all hers though, and she's enjoying every second of just relaxing and finally getting a well deserved break from anything school related.  

These photos are just part 1 of her Senior pics experience...we have several other shoots in mind!  C'mon, what do you expect when your mom's a photographer?!  By the way, don't you just love that cute little bundle of fur that strolled into our shoot?  We just had to include him in our gallery :)

If you haven't found YOUR perfect Senior photographer yet, and you like what you see here - I'd love to hear from you to schedule an amazing personalized shoot just for you!

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Angie's New Headshots http://www.chaybiggerphoto.com/blog/2017/6/angies-new-headshots Meet Angie Sherman, retired RN, and now Certified Holistic Health Coach with doTERRA essential oils.  Angie shared with us a little about her story of how timely, and life-changing, her introduction to doTERRA was.  You can read more about her incredible journey back to health and wellness on her L.O.V.E. them Oils page.  

Look how beautiful her images turned out! Loving all the gorgeous natural light we've been having lately...it's so refreshing to get out of the studio for headshots :)

Hair and Makeup:  Deborah Lobe

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Sharon's New Headshot http://www.chaybiggerphoto.com/blog/2017/5/sharons-new-headshot Wowza!  Sharon's session produced this amazing gem of a headshot :) 

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Not Your Mama's Senior Shoot http://www.chaybiggerphoto.com/blog/2017/5/not-your-mamas-senior-shoot I had the BEST time with Jared and his family on the day of his senior shoot!  

Jared is an avid hunter and wanted to showcase that side of himself, so we got permission from a friend to use their private property for this portion.  The second half of our time together was in an urban setting where he got to show off his GQ vibe.

Between wardrobe changes, Jared's mom, Stacy, and I were talking about our own senior sessions 'back in the day'.  We found that we had nearly identical experiences...right down to the rose prop, and colored gel backgrounds!  Everything was done in the studio back then, with maybe a couple outdoor shots if your photographer happened to have access to a little storefront greenery.  Things have come a long way in senior shoots today, let me tell you. :)

Jared is off to Oklahoma Christian University this coming Fall and is considering majoring in Mechanical Engineering.  We're so happy for him and can't wait to hear reports from his mom on how he's doing in this next exciting phase of life!

Congratulations to the graduating class of 2017!!

Here are just a few images from our time together... 

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