Magazine Ready | Formal Family Portraits with Page-Turning Style

Family Portraits with page turning style is our favorite way to get formal and no one does magazine-ready better than the Momotyuks. Even more than the luxurious air they bring everywhere they go is their genuine love for one another. Watching this family grow and celebrating with them for the last 7 years has been a true joy and honor.

Want to get this look? Here’s our top three tips for a magazine-ready style.

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Page Turning Formal Family Portraits

No. 01: UNIQUELY MONOCHROMATIC. We love the way each person in the family expresses their personalities through their wardrobe, all the while keeping their aesthetic cohesive with a timeless black on black color palette.

No. 02: TEXTURES. From a velvet suit for the young man, to ruffled dresses and beaded necklines for the ladies, this family knows how to embrace texture. Incorporating an assortment of materials allows for added creativity and mixing fabrics adds a wow factor to your wardrobe.

No. 03: ALL HAIL THE QUEEN. Moment of honesty…the most important person in the family when it comes to family portrait preparation is Mama. The babes look amazing no matter what they wear and more often than not, Moms often give themselves the least amount of prep time as they work to make sure everyone else looks fabulous. With that being said, we suggest that the entire process begin with the lady of the house.

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We can’t showcase this beautiful family and not show you their gorgeous Art Book! Second to our wall art, these books are our most popular choice for families. Our fresh take on the classic album means you won't miss one picture perfect moment. This story telling stunner begins with twenty beautiful, flush mount pages on lux metallic paper and is custom designed to highlight your favorite family moments. With three custom cover selections and a trio of details, these books are an heirloom treasure meant to be passed down through the years.

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What if a team member misses your corporate headshot session? | Professional Headshots FAQ

Our cutting edge clients know that one way to level up your company brand identity is to photograph your team on location in your workspace. We will bring the Studio to you! The result is personalized professional imagery that can be used for marketing, presentations, print, website, and in countless other ways. But what happens if a team member misses your corporate headshot session?

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Headshot for Chef - an innovative software company on the frontlines of digital transformation | pc: | location: Grand Hyatt Seattle

Sometimes life happens. We get it! Flights are delayed, unexpected sickness, family emergencies…you name it. But don’t panic - if someone misses picture day due to one of life’s curveballs, we can still make it look like they were present and photographed on the same day and in the same place as the rest of their coworkers using a little digital magic! When we photograph on location, we take control shots of the background space in order to replicate your corporate look to keep all headshots cohesive. (Bonus - this also allows for us to photograph new team members as your company grows!)

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Style Spotlight: Fabulous & Floral

I’ve coined a new category of style; I’m calling it the “new neutrals”. It exists somewhere between classic “basics” and bold fashion, and it is great for those of us who would like to stay on trend but also don’t have a style quite as edgy as what we see on the runways. These styles are fabulous choices for your senior portraits! Exhibit A: fabulously oversized florals. Cue the lovely Eastlake High senior, Rose!

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True to her namesake, this gorgeous gal rocked a fun floral pattern for her senior portrait experience. And we could not be more in love with her wardrobe choice! This new neutral pattern allowed for all of the attention to be directed at Rose’s killer smile while still staying on trend with the hottest styles of the season.

Check out our Style Spotlight Series for even more inspiration!

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Celebrating ONE | Baby Portraits with Maverick | Seattle WA

Oh my my, how time flies! We first photographed the Salamancas for maternity photos for their oldest baby…and now seven years later, little Maverick has joined the family! Cuteness just runs in their genes. And never have we ever seen a baby eat a cake with so much gusto! Maverick wasted no time in celebrating his first birthday…

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Celebrating ONE with Maverick | pc:

I told you, the cuteness just overflows with this one! If only it were as precious for all of us to eat our cake with such joyful abandon…hehe.

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Cake Smash with Maverick | pc:

I’m pretty sure we will blink again and it will be time for Maverick’s senior portraits. And when that time comes, you’d better believe that we will pull out these photos to remind him that he’s always been cute as can be (of course at that point, we will have to change our verbiage and tell him that he’s handsome…strapping…manly, you know!)

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Ready to make some memories?

Bring the family and let’s make some magic together!

Check out how the Salamanca family personalized their home with a custom Watch Me Grow wall portrait design using their favorite images from over the years!

Top Three Tips for including Props in your Senior Portraits

How do you bring the heat without losing one ounce of glam for your Senior Photos? We took all kinds of pointers from miss Erika in her sassy red dress and with her mad soccer skills!

As if we weren’t already wildly impressed with the way this Eastside Catholic senior moved so beautifully in front of our camera, she took her photos to the next level by incorporating a prop that was meaningful to her. And the result was something totally chic! Keep reading to see our top takeaways from Erika’s fabulous look…

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No. 01 = Professional hair and makeup styling is a must. Your senior experience is a once in a lifetime event, so why not indulge in something a little luxurious? Our team of professional stylists are ready to bring your beauty dreams to life…whether that is a fresh, natural look or smoky eyed glam. A camera ready face is different than a street ready face, and our style experts will know just how to highlight your natural beauty!

Shout out to our makeup artist Alicia and our style partners at Sorella Salon for Erika’s gorgeous look! If professional styling is a new experience for you, don’t fret! Check out our behind the scenes makeup video to catch a glimpse into the process!

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No. 02 = A pop of color is a fabulous statement! We are firm believers that the world needs more color, which is why we are in love with Erika’s red dress. Sleek and perfectly fitted, this outfit is anything but simple. If you’re looking to incorporate a splash of your favorite hue in your senior portrait experience, find a color compliment your skin tone and hair color to really create a look that will stand out from the crowd.

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No. 03 = Personalize your senior experience with a prop that represents something you love! We are total fans of the natural energy that came from Erika’s look when her soccer ball was brought onto the set. Not only did we get to witness her skills in action, but we now know it is possible to stay flawless while staying totally in control of a soccer ball (a feat that we would NOT be able to personally pull off, let me tell ya).

Are YOU ready to take your senior photos to the next level? Let’s do this!

3 Steps to a Beautiful “Watch Me Grow” Family Wall Portrait Design | Seattle Portrait Studio

One of the special privileges we have here at Studio B Portraits is the opportunity to grow with our families as they add to their numbers. We have been photographing the lovely Salamanca family since Jennifer came in for maternity photos with her first baby. Fast-forward seven years, two more kiddos, and numerous Family Portrait Sessions to the present day! Our most recent project was the custom design Watch Me Grow wall in the Salamanca home, and we are in LOVE with the way it documents each stage in their family’s life.

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No. 1: Measure Your Wall. One unique aspect of the wall design process is that we use simple snapshots of your actual home to customize a design that is mocked up to scale with beautiful portraits from your session. That way you can view your design options in real time during your order appointment rather than relying on your imagination to visualize your space. Follow our step by step tutorial to take snapshots of your space without hassle!

No. 2: Pick Your Prints. For those who have been collecting gift prints over the years of all your favorite moments, this is a beautiful way to display a timeline of your growth as a family. As you move through your home, you’ll literally be taking a walk down memory lane!

No. 3: Trust the Experts. From selecting your frames to match the style of your decor to personal home installations, the Studio B Team is happy to help every step of the way!

Ready to customize your wall space?

2020 Model Team | Brand Influencer Bryan | Apply now!

“It doesn’t matter how many times you get knocked down; it just matters that you get up one more time.”

It’s clear that Bryan lives by this quote, and we’ve seen his energy and perseverance demonstrated in the short time we have had the opportunity of working with him on our Class of 2020 Model Brand Influencer Team! (Pro Tip: scroll to the bottom of this post for details on how you can join)

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As the face of Studio B Seniors at Eastside Catholic, Bryan is involved in National Honor Society, as well as wrestling, football, and track and field. On top of that, his dream job is to be a biologist! Bryan credits Von Miller’s pre- and post-game wardrobe as his current style inspiration.

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Is It Time to Refresh Your Professional Headshot? | Professionals Week 2019



Is it time to refresh your look?

Is it time to refresh your professional headshot? Let our team help you put your best face forward. We're celebrating business professionals everywhere during our upcoming Professionals Week - that time of the year when our Headshot Special becomes even more amazing! 

Our all-inclusive Headshot Special portrait session gives you everything you need to refresh your look and update your marketing and Linked-in profiles with your new contemporary headshot.  Your twenty minute session includes a wardrobe change, choice of studio or outdoor sets, magazine quality retouching and a digital file with unlimited reproduction rights.  Mention Studio B Portraits promo code PWS19 when you call to receive a BONUS black and white digital file when scheduled between March 25-29, 2019.

Need a little inspiration for your headshot session? Check out our video below or view our gallery of business professionals! 

Are you ready to elevate your personal brand?

2020 Model Team | Brand Influencer Starlyn | Apply now!

This girl is absolute MAGIC in front of the camera! But before we share our favorite moments from her photo shoot, if you’re looking to join our Class of 2020 Model Team, scroll all the way to the bottom of this post for details on how to apply (spoiler alert)!

Ok, now all eyes on miss Starlyn representing Issaquah High on our elite team of Brand Influencers!

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It takes all of 2 seconds of being around Starlyn to fall in love with this girl! She spends much of her free time killin’ it with her dance team, and we totally see her gracefulness as a dancer translate beautifully in front of our camera! She’s a natural. And quite the fashionista…Starlyn is inspired by the edgy style of Kendall Jenner.

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Spring into the Studio for your Family Portraits

What do you do when Mother Nature reflects our typical PNW gray skies on the day of your photoshoot when you were hoping for blooms and sunshine? Well, if you are the Wadlow family, then you simply bring all things light and bright indoors to your studio session! We have been photographing this sweet family since maternity photos for their second daughter Evelyn, and ever single time we see them, they outdo themselves with their trendy styling. This year, their studio portraits were inspired by all things springtime and fabulous!

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The Wadlow Family | pc: | Issaquah WA

A round of applause of Michelle’s fabulous styling of her family in preparation for their annual portraits! Keep scrolling to see our top three takeaways from the Wadlows when it comes to making sure every family member is dressed to the nines…

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The Wadlow Sisters | pc: | Issaquah WA

No. 01 = Embrace TEXTURE. The silkiness of miss Evelyn’s dress combined with the fur of her sister Sophia’s coat is as close to perfection as it comes! And can we just give a shoutout to Charles’ blue suit jacket on top of his striped pink shirt?! Varying textures read well on camera and are fun to coordinate in your styling process, so let loose and let the textures carry you away!

No. 02 = Embrace COLOR. Gone are the days of matchy matchy with every family member rocking the same shade of blue. For a contemporary spin on color coordinating within your family, think complimentary - colors that play well together without having to be repeat in every person’s outfit. Determining hues can be intimidating, but don’t be afraid to incorporate something bold in your styling. Michelle’s fabulous pink dress is a WOW statement in all the right ways! (Pro tip: don’t be afraid to turn to Pinterest for color palette inspiration!)

No. 03 = Embrace INDIVIDUALITY. Our favorite part of the Wadlow’s styling is how each person gets to rock something totally unique. From Charles’ amazing suit jacket to Michelle’s drop dead gorgeous dress, Evelyn’s florals to Sophia’s killer jumpsuit…everyone gets to wear a statement piece!

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Ready to capture some memories for your family?

Whether this is an annual experience or you haven’t had photos taken since the kids were in diapers, we’re excited to be a part of documenting your story.