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Martin Family Portrait

Seattle Family photographer Daniel Sheehan photographs the Martin Family

A recent portrait o f the Martin Family in a Seattle park near their Lake Washington residence.


Narby Family Portrait

narby-family-photoWanted to post this recent family portrait of Tim Narby an his family and the family winery Note Bene Cellars.


Newborn Baby Frieda

I finally got to meet Frieda when she was almost one week old. What a beautiful baby girl with such very long fingers. She will probably grow up and be a concert pianist.
Here are a few of my favorite images of her and her parents.


Newborn baby with dad


Bella Belly Baby Harper Turns Two


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Two years ago I photographed the baby belly of Molly when she was 9 months pregnant on a Sunday afternoon. Then on tuesday the bella baby Harper came popped out of the belly and into the world. Although I have photographed her a couple of times I wanted to post an update now that she just turned 2. Harper loves playing “Where’s the baby” with me. What a sweet child.

Harper with Molly and Alice.


Family Portrait of the Campbell Family


 Gasworks Park was where I met up with the Greg Campbell family for a portrait secession. It is a great location and has a great variety of different backdrops to choose from including this industrial look to the skyline over LAke Union to the huge green hill.


Family Portrait of Tegan At 9 Months


Saturday was a beautiful day and I went around to photograph Tegan and her family. I had first met her a couple of days ago when Margo, her mom, and I were at a dinner aparty with an old friend who was back in Seattle for a short visit. We had a grand reunion and so it came to pass that I was asked to come and do some pictures of Tegan who is now 9 months old. What a sweetheart. Tegan in Welsh means pretty and so she is. Here are some of my favorite shots from the portrait session. Here is a link to the web gallery of all of the family pictures.












Patricia Turns 90


Patricia was surprised to see me upon first entering Suzzane’s house for her 90th birthday party. I had gone up to Victoria just for her party. One does not turn ninety very often and I had to be there to see her face. I have uploaded all of the photographs to a web gallery here: birthday party photos   Below are a sample of a few of my favorites.




Ana and Her Twins


I have been meaning to post this photograph of Ana and her twin sons for some time. On ocassion I still shot portraits on black and white film and really love how it looks. If you ever decide you would like me to photograph your family consider asking me to photograph the timeless way with black and white film. I still have a freezer of Tri-X and all of my old Leicas and Hasselblad cameras in good working order.


Big Brother and Little Sister Portrait | Seattle Child Portraits


Photographed another family recently and loved seeing the interaction of this 4 1/2 year old brother and his 2 year old sister. While the weather was cold outside it was warm inside photographing these great kids.

Portrait Photography by Seattle photographer Daniel Sheehan creating portraits for publications and a Seattle Wedding Photographer with an artistic photojournalist style.


Seattle Children Photography


I had a family photo session today and I just wanted to put up one image from it before I even finish editing the whole take. I really like this shot of a sister and her younger brother. She is quite the big sister this girl.
Portrait Photography by Seattle photographer Daniel Sheehan creating portraits for publications and a Seattle Wedding Photographer with an artistic photojournalist style.


Francis And Her NewBorn Baby Brother – Seattle Family Photographer

Francis sits up in the window as Lisa holds Francis’ baby brother Sam. I wanted to get shome photos of Francis as well as Sam but she was in a squirly mood. Below are a few of the best ones I coud get of her as well as a family portrait with her dad and another one of baby Sam

Sometimes it is hard being a big sister when all the attention is going to your baby brother.

Francis with her gaze.

One last picture of Baby Sam.

Tom and Lisa with Sam.

Photographs by Seattle Wedding Photographer Daniel Sheehan at A Beautiful Day Photography who creates wedding photography as well as other kind of people photography in an artistic, editorial fashion in classic photojournalist style. Portrait Photographer and photojournalist Daniel Sheehan also creates portraits for publications when he is not engaged with brides, grooms and later their babies.


Great Aunt Nora


My Aunt Nora with my daughters Clare and Ema

My Aunt Nora passed away at the age of 94 earlier this month in New York. We always spent time with her on our trips back east and this picture was made on our last visit to see her on Thanksgiving in 2008. She was truly a great aunt to us all and we will miss visiting her and her telephone calls, birthday and holiday cards which she never forgot to send. Photographs on this website by Daniel Sheehan © 2010. All Rights Reserved. Please inquire for permission before using. Family photographs by Seattle photographers Daniel Sheehan who creates portraits for publications and corporations and a wedding photographer at A Beautiful Day Photography, candid wedding photography with an artistic photojournalist style


Family Picture Mother and Sons and Bunnies


Anna and her sons Nico, right, and Ali, left with their pet bunnies the black bunny is Peter and the other is Jessie.

I had the pleasure of photographing Ana and her sons recently. The weather has been so pleasant this el nino winter that we could shoot outside just before sunset in front of their house. Bunnies seem to be harder to photograph than dogs which I have more experience shooting. Photographs on this website by Seattle photographer Daniel Sheehan © 2010. All Rights Reserved. Please inquire for permission before using. Family photograph by Seattle photographers - portrait photographer Daniel Sheehan who creates portraits for publications and corporations. He is also a wedding photographer at A Beautiful Day Photography, candid wedding photography with an artistic photojournalist style


Panoramic Family Portrait Photography

This is the panoramic version of the large group family photograph I made on Christmas Ev. They are the VonDerlinn family reunited for the holidays at the family home on Cougar Mountain. It has a lot more air on both sides, but has lost some of the clouds in the sky. The sun was partly hidden behind some clouds in this version and I believe I shot the digital version from a higher vantage because more of the mountains are visible in the background. This one will look good when printed 12 x 36″ long.

Photographs on this website by Seattle photographer Daniel Sheehan © 2010. All Rights Reserved. Please inquire for permission before using. Family photograph by Seattle photographers Daniel Sheehan who creates portraits for publications and corporations and a wedding photographer of candid wedding photography.


Large Group Family Portrait

On Christmas Eve I had an assignment to make a large group family portrait of the VonDerlinn family on Cougar Mountain. They are a big family and most of them have moved out of the old family homestead but return for holidays like Christmas from places like Texas and California. The old house site near the top of the mountain and has a great view out over Puget Sound and the Olympics beyond so I posed them on the patio with the view and sky behind them.

Photographs on this website by Seattle photographer Daniel Sheehan © 2010. All Rights Reserved. Please inquire for permission before using. Family photograph by Seattle photographers portrait photographer Daniel Sheehan who creates portraits for publications and corporations. He is also a wedding photographer at A Beautiful Day Photography, candid wedding photography with an artistic photojournalist style.


Family Picture on Christmas

Wishing you all a Merry Christmas form our family to yours.


Happy Holidays from Great Kid Pix




Guest Photos today courtesy of Michael Craft Studio.


Baby Pictures of Baby Harper at 6 Days Old

Newborn bella baby Harper at six days of age. She is so amazing to see. If you have been following this blog, a couple of weeks ago Molly and April came into the studio on a Sunday for a baby belly picture session. Two days later a very bella baby daughter, Harper McAllister Sather was born. Talk about good timing. Here are our first but not our last newborn baby photographs of her.


Molly and April with newborn baby Harper at 6 days of age. Baby photography by Seattle wedding photographer Daniel Sheehan. SEATTLE PHOTOGRAPHER Daniel Sheehan also specializes in people and portraits and shoots assignments in a photojournalistic style that is real, straightforward, subtle and unobtrusive.


Family Pictures – Sisters

I was pleased to get a request to photograph sisters Alice and Clara for a Holiday greeting card because I know these sisters and they are a lot of fun to work with whne it comes time to make some happy holiday photographs.

They are so beautiful they make me smile just looking at them. Photography by Seattle photographers andportrait photographer and photojournalist Daniel Sheehan who creates portrait photography for publications and corporations. He is also a Wedding Photographer at A Beautiful Day Photography,  candid wedding photography with an artistic photojournalist style.


Family Portrait of A Winemaker


Tim Narby and family in the winery of Nota Bene Cellars, Seattle.

Tim Narby is the owner and winemaker at Nota Bene Cellars making some of the finest wine to come out of the best vineyards of Eastern Washington.

Just a note about this picture. I usually do not go into technical talk but I have been working with an old Hassleblad and black and white film and I really like the look of film. It has been a while since I worked with a film camera every day and I am getting the hang of it again. Last time I worked with the Hasselblad was more than 15 years ago. I gave them up and moved on to a Mamiya RZ 67 when I became tired of the square format. Lately I have been missing it so I got myself a new old camera, the lens was made in 1975 and the body in 1980. The lens is a beautiful 110 f/2 Planar. and it looks tack sharp even after all these years. I will be using it for as many kinds of assignments as I see fit from now on. It is back to the future with film. Photography by editorial photographer and photojournalist Daniel Sheehan who covers jazz performances, and creates portrait photography for publications and corporations. He is also a Seattle Wedding Photographer at A Beautiful Day Photography, a wedding photographer with an artistic photojournalist style.


Cupcake Girls

The girls, Claire and Clara decided to make cupcakes the other day. Of course they had to decorate them with candy, because icing alone was not enough.


Family Portrait

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Andrew and Renae Cooper were married in July 2005. I remember because I photographed their wedding and it was a wonderful celebration. It does not seem it could be that long ago, but I met them recently and made some children portraits, some candid children photos and a family portrait and seeing how the children are growing so fast I guess it was more than 5 years ago.


Pumpkin Judging 2009

Pumpkin-Judging
Here are the participants and pumpkins in the 200- annual pumpkin carving contest.


Claire Style

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We were hanging out at Camp Casey on whidbey Island Saturday and this is how Claire looked on top of the old fort.


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