Who is behind the camera?

Close up of camera held by photographer.
Portrait of Jackie Phairow
Jackie Phairow laughing holding a camera.

I have been doing photography for over ten years. I am a graduate of the New York Institute of Photography and I am also a member of the PPA (the Professional Photographers of America). Having a full service photography studio means I will help you capture and design custom artwork for your home. Fully insured and 100% all about making family portraits beautiful, fun and  guaranteed. I want you to LOVE your images or I will re-shoot, refund or replace them no questions asked. If you’re a dreamer like me and would love to have your family memories turned into beautiful art, then I’d be more than happy to decorate your home, just tell me which wall.

Here are 25 things all about me.

  1. I am named after my dads best friend, Jack.
  2. I am passionate about creating unique photographs for people. Time will fly by, but photographs will last forever.
  3. I grew up in the very Northern part of California in the small town of Weed. It's about one hour south of the Oregon border. It's small but beautiful.
  4. I am a in love with a mini schnauzer named Sir Henry Archer the Third.
  5. I am a long distance runner, but it stops at 13.1 miles.
  6. I am a mother of three amazing kids.
  7. I have over ten years of experience building my photographer's eye and tackling all types of weather here in the Pacific Northwest.
  8. I have been married to my husband longer then I lived with my own parents.
  9. I really hate being late.
  10. I love coffee and chocolate, but never together.
  11. My main passion is portraiture and capturing people in the light.
  12. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. I believe everyone is beautiful even if they don't agree with me.
  13. I have played the flute since the fourth grade.
  14. Everything that I see is translated in my head into a photograph.
  15. My grandfather didn't do a great job photographing my wedding. It is one of the reasons I believe everyone deserves beautiful photos.
  16. My favorite color is Teal. It's bright, cheerful and matches my tattoo.
  17. My kids rejoice when I don't bring my camera on a family vacations.
  18. On my family vacations I often feel like I miss a lot of awesome shots!
  19. I wanted to be the karate kid, but I sent my middle child instead of learning.
  20. I live in a Victorian style neighborhood in Duvall but I tell everyone in my family that I live in Seattle.
  21. I could take photos all day long and frequently sing when I have captured the perfect moment.
  22. I am a red wine drinker, but let's be honest I love all wines.
  23. I am drawn to anyone out at a park or in a public space that has a camera. Yep, I am checking out their gear.
  24. Fun is something that I like to think I am throwing out to the universe all the time.
  25. I don't have a shy bone in my body, so I’m excited to get to know new people.


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