SEATTLE NEWBORN, FAMILY, + SENIOR PHOTOGRAPHER

CANDID MOMENTS. TIMELESS PHOTOS.

A photography session should produce not just beautiful images, but an enjoyable and stress-free experience as well. Online booking, relaxed sessions, and digital photo downloads make everything easy and simple. Let’s have some fun!

COVID UPDATE
I am currently following Washington’s Stay Home, Stay Healthy order
and not taking appointments for the next few weeks. Feel free to schedule a late Spring or Summer session. Reschedules due to social distancing orders will not incur a reschedule fee.

VIRTUAL PHOTOGRAPHY INSTRUCTION + BUSINESS MENTORING

Ready to finally learn your DSLR? Need some guidance taking your small business to the next level? Set up a virtual call with Erin! Examples include photography basics, editing in Lightroom, launching a business, fine-tuning your brand, or growing your client list.

COVID SHUTDOWN SPECIAL: $99 FOR 1 HOUR

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MATERNITY + NEWBORNin home newborn photography

KIDS + FAMILY


SENIORS

HEADSHOTS + SMALL BUSINESS
seattle food photography


ERIN'S SESSION APPROACH

RELAXED AND NATURAL POSING

“I don’t love having my photo taken, will you tell me what to do?” Of course! While I’m not a super-poser, I will give you some light direction and avoid the awkward poses at all costs. I’ll encourage you to relax, play and snuggle with your children. I’ll set up tickle fights, ask kids to run into your arms, give each other giant bear hugs, or say “boogers!” as loud as they can. When kids (and grown-ups) are truly having fun, we get their genuine smiles and giggles. Don’t worry, I’ll let you know if you’re making goofy faces, have a double chin, or are standing in an awkward way. I’ll make you look good!

LOOK-AT-THE-CAMERA AND CANDID

I adore lifestyle imagery and lots of candid moments, but understand clients want classic look-at-the-camera shots too. We’ll do a mix of both styles, along with a number of backgrounds, so you have a variety of images to choose from in your final gallery. Of course if you like candid more than posed, or vice versa, just let me know and I’ll shoot accordingly.

BEAUTY IN THE CHAOS

After 19 years photographing kids, I swear one of three things happens on photo day: kids get sick, skip their nap, or scratch their face. Please don’t stress! Imperfect is normal (and I can edit out scratches)! If your child starts to fuss, we stop for a snack, snuggle, or go for a little walk. Usually after a “reset” they’re ready to jump back into the shoot. My camera fires 6 frames a second – if children only give me a few good minutes, that’s an entire gallery of good images. Beauty in the chaos.


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I welcome all races, all religions,
all countries of origin, all gender identities, all sexual orientations, all abilities, all people. I stand with you. You are safe here.


SPECIALS

MOTHER’S DAY MINIS

May 3 at Volunteer Park and May 9 at the Arboretum. Makes a great gift for mom or grandma! Capture new photos she’ll be sure to love. Gift certificates available.

MINI $650+tax
20 minutes
20 digital files
full gallery +$200

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MOUNTAIN SESSIONS

Saturday August 8th. Meet me at Gold Creek Pond on Snoqualmie Pass for some gorgeous summer sunset photos with stunning pacific northwest backdrops. Custom dates offered with travel fee.

GOLD CREEK POND $850+tax
30 minutes
all the digital files
3 mini books

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WHIDBEY ISLAND SESSIONS

I discovered this location last Summer and love it! Located at the North end of Whidbey island, it’s accessible by car or ferry, and offers a beautiful bluff and beach overlooking Puget Sound. Sessions here July 10th and 25th. Custom dates offered with travel fee.

WHIDBEY SESSION $850+tax
30 minutes
all the digital files
3 mini books

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RECENT WORK





ERIN SCHEDLER


my philosophy
Think of your favorite photo. My guess is it wasn’t taken by saying cheese or posing awkwardly for the camera. So why should a photographer ask you to do either? A good photographer doesn’t force a shot, or direct their subject into painful poses. A good photographer sets their subject at ease, evokes a feeling, or prompts a candid moment and shoots the result. I design and direct my sessions around this concept. Fun, connected sessions produce fun, connected photos. Simple as that.

about me
While attending college at UW 18 years ago, I apprenticed under a fantastic Seattle film photographer, shooting weddings and learning the ins and outs of photography. Committed to my “plan”, however, I got my masters in business and spent a decade in sales and marketing, keeping photography a side hustle on weekends. 
After my son was born in 2012, I could no longer ignore my calling. I quit my director role at a sustainability startup and became a full-time photographer. Photography never ceases to challenge or excite me. I love this work, love growing my art, and will undoubtedly still have a camera in my hand when I’m 90. 



WHAT CLIENTS ARE SAYING

Brooke + Jesse
Erin is amazing! We have used her for family pictures many times and each time the photos came out perfectly. She does a great job of getting our baby to smile and laugh. She is able to get a great variety of poses and backgrounds, and is open to recreating any specific shots we want, while understanding that time is limited when shooting with a toddler. She also does a great job of catching all those little moments in between poses that showcase everyday life as a parent.

Brooke + Jesse
Elle + Brendan
Erin came to Thailand to photograph our destination wedding. From capturing candid moments, putting even complete strangers at ease, she was thorough, kind and did an amazing job. In the months leading up to the wedding, brought a sense of enthusiasm and her post-wedding followup was just as friendly and dedicated. Erin is that perfect combination of talent, thoughtful professionalism, and grace.

Elle + Brendan
Megan + Ben
Erin shot our wedding and she was able to capture the day exactly as my husband and I remember it. She is that remarkable combination of easy-going, detail-oriented, and creative. I have nothing but amazing things to say about Erin and her photography, and would recommend her to anyone. This gal is the real deal.

Megan + Ben
Sarah
Erin took both my maternity and newborn photos and they are amazing. She captured our family perfectly, I highly recommend her - she is an awesome artist. She is a new mom herself, was so accommodating of our newborn little guy, and had all the tricks to keep him calm and happy through the shoot.

Sarah