camano island wedding – bec and dulce!

This sweet wedding day was all about the love of family and the love of two fantastic people.  I met Bec and Dulce for a walk on the sand below Papa and Mema’s house. Off to The Island House on Camano Island…such a great space for a small gathering… \ dad got a first look…

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Thornewood Castle Wedding – Gordon and Derek!

Gordon and Derek – these lovely humans are so fun, easy going and totally in love with each other. In 2017, Gordon was hanging out with his mama for a weekend and a Tinder message popped up…he was not only planning on not responding to the message, but planning to delete the app altogether.  In…

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2020 weddings recap – love pivots

2020 has certainly been a year like none other in our lifetime and weddings in Seattle had to be rescheduled and retooled. I’ve been trying to put it all down in words, but my words pale in comparison to the impact of this year. I fear coming off as trite in a time that I…

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books, an otter and a ton of love – tacoma wedding – rachel and scott!

bride groom walking in rain on wedding day

rachel and scott…although the pandemic put a huge spin on their original plans, this dynamic duo put together a family-only soiree in her grandparent’s home that spoke to their love of literature, family connection and most importantly, of each other.  we started the day with the mamas and the mimi (r’s grandma) getting ready with…

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Cannon Beach Wedding | Jenna and Travis

cannon beach wedding couple walking on the beach

A Cannon Beach wedding was not Travis and Jenna’s first choice. Jenna and Travis were planning their big ‘ol wedding in Port Gamble for this November. And then….. Covid. Like many other couples, they rescheduled for November 2021, but it just never felt quite right.  So, with less than a month before their original date,…

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elopement ceremony on lake washington – j & h!

it’s been wonderful to see how weddings are still coming together during this time of covid-19 and social distancing. after being together for 12 years, this lovely couple decided to have a sweet elopement ceremony on a small stretch of lake washington beach near their home. jessica’s sister and children brought support (and some serious…

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georgetown ballroom wedding – amber and david!

bride and groom at georgetown ballroom wedding

amber and david – their wedding day at the georgetown ballroom was so lovely. we started the day with a sweet walk in the neighborhood before meeting up with their family for some portraits.  they decided to have the ceremony ‘in the round’ surrounded with laughter, prayer and balloons!  my favorite part of the day…

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Kiana Lodge Open House 2020!

kiana lodge open house 2020

one of my most favorite venues is kiana lodge …their gorgeous water views, the garden atrium, the lodge…it’s really a beautiful space with a truly lovely staff.  it was so fun chatting with potential couples and seeing all of the wonderful other wedding vendors… the farm tables from olympic farm style events were a beautiful…

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2019 weddings recap – in the moment – jenny gg

cornhole game during backyard wedding

2019’s wedding season was filled with brilliant moments.  the moments of surprise, the bursts of laughter, of people choking back tears and all of those awkward dance moves.  here are some of my most favorite moments of the year and now some of my most favorite people in them. it’s a lot of photos folks,…

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canlis wedding – maria and justin!

canlis wedding bride and groom with tattoos

when i met maria and justin at the seattle wedding show in january of this year, i did a little “please pick me” dance after they left my booth (just imagine a really bad ‘floss dance’).  when they picked me to be their photographer, i literally squealed and after our engagement session folly, i was…

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