Senior Portraits Underwater in Issaquah

I think so far everything I’ve blogged underwater has been of small children. They are incredibly cute but someone recently emailed me to ask if I would consider doing their senior portraits underwater.  Well, yes, of course I would.  Similar emails have been sent asking about maternity portraits under water and engagement portraits underwater and the answer is the same.    Yep.    I would love to.    I’m also pleasantly surprised at the number of emails from people who tell me they don’t live in Seattle but really want me to do their underwater portraits  and ask if I’d consider coming to them.    I’ve said for years that I’d go anywhere on the planet for a couple I connected with planning a fun wedding but I won’t go down the street for a couple that doesn’t “get” what I do planning an uber traditional wedding.   I think I feel the same about underwater portraits.    And so far I have yet to run into any uber traditional people looking for boring underwater portraits. :)   And while I’m on the topic of underwater requests I’ll throw out one of my own – to be the photographer for an underwater wedding.  I’ve joked for years while shooting that I wish I could just hover over things at weddings and since I started scuba diving last fall I’ve realized an underwater wedding would allow me to do just that.

I really did start writing this post to show off senior portraits underwater so without going on further tangents here are a few recent favorites:

The Floating Hat (Sunglasses are much more fun than goggles!)
underwater seniors portrait

This is one of those images that might technically be an outtake to most but the facial expression make me laugh so I’ve kept it:

I have a whole series of these three girls jumping into the pool but for now here is my favorite of the group:

senior portraits underwater

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  • Chelle Patterson - These are FANTASTIC! Love the idea of an underwater wedding too. Hope you get one! :) July 12, 2009 – 9:41 pm

  • Sacha Blue - Chelle,

    Thanks – and I’m sure the underwater wedding will come to me.July 15, 2009 – 9:35 am

  • Karrie Kohlhaas - Sacha, I am loving the underwater work you are doing. It’s so fresh and fun and such a true extension of who you are. I love the photo you refer to as “an outtake” as it’s so full of expression that I can feel it when I look at it. Great stuff. Keep it coming! I am thrilled to know you as you are just starting to grow this aspect of your career. It’s going to be big. Just wait, you’ll see…September 30, 2009 – 9:31 pm

  • Sacha Blue - Karrie,

    Thanks – your confidence means a lot to me. :) “Outtakes” are some of my favorite images. Maybe someday I will have enough for their own gallery.October 1, 2009 – 3:38 pm

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