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This sweet family told me that they had just bought a turquoise camping trailer and asked if I would do a session for them with it. My response was basically OMG YES!! So one beautiful sunny September day I met them at a campground along the Stillaguamish  river and we had a magical time running […]

Camping Photo Sessions in the PNW

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Rooted and Wild Photography has moved to Spearfish, South Dakota. So many members of our family moved here, my parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles, cousins and cousins and cousins, and my brother. They called for us to come visit, come see The Black Hills where they fell in love with a new land. So we came. The very first place we went when we arrived in Spearfish after days of driving from Port Orchard, Washington with our toddler and baby was Spearfish City Park.

Rooted and Wild Photography has moved to Spearfish, South Dakota!

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We are two generations of mothers inspired by the women who give their families roots while raising their children wild. You can find us on the shores of Dyes Inlet in Bremerton, WA with a camera in hand and flowers in our arms. The paradox of beauty: Some things are pretty because they are fleeting […]

Introducing Rooted & Wild

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I am doing Valentine’s day mini sessions on February 3rd and I am SO excited! I still have space available so email me at kiana@kianamccrackin.com to book your slot! These sessions will be 15 minutes long at my studio in Queen Anne, Seattle with a special Valentine’s Day set (different then pictured here). Here is […]

What To Wear to Valentine’s Day Mini Sessions

Little boy in a dapper hat standing in a field over looking Puget Sound

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I have always been a hoarder. I come by it honestly, my Grandma is a hoarder, and probably her Grandmother before her. It started before I can remember. When I was very small I had an Altoid tin that I collected treasures in. My Mom likes to point out that my “treasures” were broken erasers […]

How Buy Nothing Changed My Life

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They say the world was built for two. These two souls found each other three years ago. To celebrate that moment he booked her a day at the spa, a dinner out, and a photo session. They look at one another like they are the only ones in this galaxy. They each make the other […]

Love, love, love

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Before there was Eloise there was this moment of waiting. The end of pregnancy is a pause. It is the in between. The before. It is a wonderful moment of patience spent knowing that you are soon meeting the little being that will change your life forever. It is a profound time, certainly one worth […]

Waiting

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One is brunette, the other is blonde. They are the sweetest pair, a set of girls bound by sisterhood. They will always have each other to laugh with, to cry with, to make memories with and that is pure magic. I ¬†am obsessed with photographing relationships. The love that binds a family together is unlike […]

Sisters

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I hope she remembers when she was a small girl she loved to smell the flowers and twirl in flowing dresses. I hope she remembers all the wonders she discovered in forests and on beaches. I hope she looks back and smiles when she thinks of the games she played and the thoughts she had. […]

Remember

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Sweet little Eloise has blue eyes that seem to hold oceans within them and the softest brown hair. She looked at me with so much expression when I met her. She smiles. She gurgles. She looks straight into my lens with curiosity. I photographed Eloise in her first home; the one she will look back […]

Baby Eloise

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