I had the great pleasure of meeting Kate and Chloe of Fat Cork at a local industry event in Seattle. We talked all things Champagne and how they are opening up Fat Cork’s tasting room to host bridal showers, bridesmaid luncheons, and bachelorette parties. I of course jumped at the chance to photograph the mock bridal shower they wanted to put on to help get the word out to all our fabulous Seattle Brides. Kate and Chloe did a lovely job. Those two sure know their stuff when it comes...

Well the day has finally come. Teeny's pie adventure has turned into an cookbook and has been something she's been working on for the last few years. She now owns Teeny Pies which is an online pie shop that sells the most delicious and delectable pie. When she first started her tour of pie she came here to Seattle to work for Dani Cone at High 5 Pie. I had the great pleasure of photographing a number of her favorite seasonal pie recipes and I am extremely proud to see...

This past November I had the great pleasure of attending a fabulous 30th birthday party for my dear friend Kara Burfeind. She held her dinner party at The Goodwin Library which is located in Pike Place Market and overlooks the iconic sign and market below. Kara used Rachel the pig, who is the unofficial mascot of the market, as inspiration for her favor boxes that contained two beautiful macaroons made by The Sweet Side of course;) She also made her stunning cake that was chocolate and coconut…..so yummy! It was...

When I reflect back on this year I am humbly reminded that I am surrounded by incredibly talented and passionate people. These people inspire me in ways I can't express, and I'm extremely thankful they are part of my life. From supportive friends and family, risk takers in business and those who encourage and validate me in my creative pursuits. All of whom have had a huge effect on me this year, personally and professionally.  It has been a transformative year for Katie Parra Photography and I'm excited to see...