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 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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cannon beach wedding couple walking on the beach

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, they got a great idea – get married anyway.  they got married…

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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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art deco bride and groom inspiration

katie and ryan’s wedding day at lake union cafe had a little bit of rain, a big splash of handsome and buckets of beautiful. please enjoy some highlights of their day!   hotel – the graduate venue/catering/cake/floral – lake union cafe hair/makeup – salon maison dj – dapper djs dress – rebecca ingram …… great…

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beau and peter – two exceptional men who have three wonderful children had one amazing wedding day at maroni meadows.  here is just a snippet of the good time had by all…   venue – maroni meadows planning/coordination – gingerbee events sweets – turquoise n pink floral – bash and bloom catering – los chilangos…

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utopia vineyard same sex wedding two brides in the grape vines

joy and karen.  there aren’t words to express my happiness for this amazing duo.  their wedding day was chock-filled with so many hugs, belly laughs, wine glasses and more tears than ever before.  i hope you enjoy just a bit of this sweet story…     venue – utopia vineyards coordination – pop, fizz, clink…

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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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jardin del sol bride and groom laying on the grass

gabby and keith’s wedding day…perfect june weather for these high school sweethearts.  their day was filled with sweet glances, so many laughs, such loving families and a cake pull! i hope you enjoy this glimpse into their day – thank you gabby and keith!   ———– venue – jardin del sol catering – cactus dj…

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