the blog!

categories

Photography

Business

Personal

pensacola i seattle

No matter where you're at, we love having you! Wonder through, read the stories, jog the blog, take in the advice, the resources and the helpful articles in our library. It's all from the heart. 

25 Important steps for a stress free wedding day. As a Seattle and Pensacola photographer shooting weddings from Washington to Florida, I have seen so much, from poor planning to an awesomely organized wedding day.

apple macbook pro working machine

Best Wedding Day Advice You Should Consider

BUSINESS

READ THE POST

Florida Panhandle wedding venues

Blue skies, white sand and clear warm waters: that’s what you will find when looking for the top rated Pensacola wedding venues in the Florida Panhandle. Florida’s East Coast heavenly beaches routinely deliver on all three fronts.

Some of Florida Panhandle Wedding Venues Recommended by Pros

PHOTOGRAPHY

READ THE POST

Read this and prepare ahead. Booking a seasoned wedding photographer is one of the most important decisions you’ll make for your wedding, so take this piece of advice to heart.

camera, laptop and coffee image

10 Things to Consider When Hiring Your Wedding Photographer

BUSINESS, WEDDINGS

READ THE POST

Bridal Portrait at the Park at Bothell Landing

When you have amazing people to work with, your job is even more extraordinary. Michelle and David’s rustic barn wedding at Russell Lowell Restaurant in Bothell was unique and elegant. Beautiful cathedral ceilings, clear grain cedar wall-boards, and refinished original fir floor of a 1927 barn.

Elegant Russell Lowell Restaurant Wedding.

PHOTOGRAPHY

READ THE POST

Also called the Crossroads at Thomas Family Farm, this Snohomish wedding venue is the perfect place to get married! We were welcomed for the 4th time this year, and we couldn’t have been happier. This awesome venue is so spacious and offers so much, from a gorgeous ceremony area to expansive reception room with candelabras and string lights. It can host up to 350+ guests, the bridal room has all the amenities needed and there are plenty of photographic opportunities that make a wedding photographer happy with excitement.

couple dancing at Crossroads at Thomas Family Farm

Rustic adorned, Crossroads Thomas Family Farm wedding

PHOTOGRAPHY

READ THE POST

Couple Ties the Knot at Neumos

Neumos Capitol Hill Wedding, Capitol Hill, Seattle.

Midsize venue, Neumos, known for its indie rock, hip-hop, country & other genres event space, with 3 bars & a mezzanine hosted its very FIRST wedding on August 11th! How exciting is that? And I was there to capture it!

Neumos Capitol Hill Wedding

PHOTOGRAPHY

READ THE POST

Water views and Blue Angels, this July 4th wedding at Hyatt Lake Washington was full of excitement.

Romania meets Ukraine at Hyatt Regency Lake Washington at Seattle’s Southport. Situated along the south shores of Lake Washington and adjacent Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park, The Hyatt hotel is a brand new addition to Renton’s Landing gate to gate with the Boeing plant. You can actually see the green planes while strolling the hotel area, which some would say it adds personality and uniqueness to the place, but others disagree. 

Hyatt Lake Washington Wedding: Elegance meets posh

PHOTOGRAPHY

READ THE POST

Couple shares a kiss at Swiftwater Cellars

Swiftwater Cellars Romantic Wedding in Suncadia Resort, Cle Elum. This gorgeous wedding spot offers a multitude of amenities and the whole package, from fine dining to the green, high class golf and breathtaking views that you’re surrounded with, starting with your drive on I-5.

Swiftwater Cellars Romantic Wedding

PHOTOGRAPHY

READ THE POST

What a fun wedding at Willows Lodge this past weekend! First look in front of the lodge, with family and friends getting too excited for Lexi and Joey to lay eyes on each other for the first time in their wedding attire. Bridal portraits followed the first look. In front of Willow’s Lodge, in the […]

Willows Lodge Wedding Portraits and Russell’s Restaurant Wedding

PHOTOGRAPHY

READ THE POST

couple embracing in Pioneer Square

I lost count on how many engagements I have photographed in Pioneer Square and at Pier 66 in Seattle. Both places are so great if you want to capture the city life and vibe of Seattle.

A windy engagement in Seattle

PHOTOGRAPHY

READ THE POST

Fairmont Olympic Hotel Wedding, Seattle, WA • Plymouth Congregational Church, Seattle, WA A Northwest Classy fall wedding at one of the most iconic hotels in Seattle – The Fairmont Olympic Hotel. Lily and Jonathan’s vision was to have a big, old-fashioned wedding and it turned out to be a dream come true. The ceremony was held […]

Classy Fairmont Olympic Hotel Wedding // Lily + Jonathan // Seattle, WA

PHOTOGRAPHY

READ THE POST

Seattle, WA – Olympic Sculpture Park Engagement Photos // Pioneer Square Engagement Photos Olympic Sculpture Park and Pioneer Square are two of the most popular spots for engagement photos in downtown Seattle. I lost count of how many engagements sessions of Seattle engaged couples I have photographed in these locations, and they have become personal […]

Olympic Sculpture Park + Pioneer Square Engagement // Lauren + Andrew

PHOTOGRAPHY

READ THE POST

THE JOURNAL

It’s no surprise that planning your wedding day is not going to be an easy thing to do, so we have gathered the best wedding day advice from wedding pros, for a stress-free event.

a few favorites from

business

Best Wedding Day Advice

Amazing athletes that consistently train hard, these champions are always getting better at what they love. Being an expert Fitness Photographer in Pensacola has allowed me to be in an environment I feel comfortable in, being an athlete myself.

FITNESS photography

Navarre Sports and Fitness Photography - Meet Some Amazing Athletes

How to use this epic light to your advantage and create magical sunset portraits that will boost the value of your work. 

portrait photography

How to Take Amazing Golden Hour Portraits on the Beach