making photos with people always feels special, but this year felt important. amidst all of the sadness and change, 2020 also brought new babies, new graduates, a lot of sweet dogs and so many families holding just a little bit tighter. 2020 forced all of us to look through a different lens. here’s the year…

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2020 has certainly been a year like none other in our lifetime. 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 take very seriously. I will say that through it all,…

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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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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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whether we meet for engagement photos, maternity, newborn, family or senior portraits, there is one thing i suggest to almost everyone. “show me how you love each other!” it’s exciting how real things can get in those moments.  here are some favorites from this year of love…hope you enjoy!   if you got all the…

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  ……………………………………….. lysa and john – two sweethearts with the best amount of rocker edge got married in the their brother’s backyard and the joy was palpable.  backyard weddings are always such a fun labor of love.  i hope you enjoy my favorites from their day. ………………………………………..    

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cedarbrook lodge wedding bride and groom at sunset

nicole and bryce…there is an energy between them that i was immediately drawn to…like that feeling when holding two magnets near each other?  that little pull that you eventually give into?  yeah, that.  their wedding day was wonderful.   venue – cedarbrook lodge planning – weddings with wendy floral – distinctive designs dj – darrell…

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hidden lake wedding hiking

breanna and austin spend a lot of their life together on trails – hiking, discovering and having big fun.  hidden lake is one of their favorite spots so it was the perfect spot to bring their closest and get married.  it was beautiful and i’m so lucky to have been asked to photograph it.  enjoy!…

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georgetown stables wedding, same sex wedding,

tara and leslie…two amazing chicks that a totally smitten with each other and sure know how to throw a party. we started our day at their home, where tara was chilling with mom, auntie and sister.  the motto of the day was ‘keep your shit together’ so i knew the day would be totally fun……

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