This summer Josh and I (Ellen) wanted to have family portraits done. We haven’t had any professional photos taken of the two of us since our engagement photos back in 2005 (in non-wedding attire that is). We decided to do a really simple shoot that wasn’t over styled–something that we could look back on and not think “what was going through our heads when we did this”. I wanted to incorporate things that we enjoy doing–Josh really loves to mountain bike and we have a Saturday morning ritual of walking down to the beach with coffee and donuts. So we decided on a shoot at the beach with a bike! Our friend Rosie of Simply Rosie Photography was down in the Seattle area for a few weeks this summer so she not only took the photos, but also found the super cute bike at a flea market!