Hey there! Welcome to my blog—Make yourself comfy and look around! As an Olympic Peninsula, Olympic National Park, San Juan Islands, Seattle, Whidbey Island, and destination wedding photographer, I want to be a resource for you as you put together your own wedding day. Browse around, have a look, and let me know your questions!  I'm so happy you're here, and I hope you want to get in touch so we can chat about your wedding day.


Washington Winter Indoor Elopement Inspiration at Block 41 in Seattle

Winter Elopement Inspiration at Block 41 Seattle Wedding Venue Any fall or winter bride knows the challenge of planning an indoor winter elopement in Washington State! While it could downpour literally any day of the year, fall and winter are particularly prone to wet weather. So keeping yourself and your guests dry is a big […]

Bride and Groom at Block 41 Seattle
Elopement, Inspiration, Seattle Weddings, Weddings
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Ruby Beach Elopement | Adrien Craven Photography

I recently had the chance to work with some incredible PNW vendors on an adventurous Ruby Beach elopement shoot in Olympic National Park! If you’re not familiar with Ruby Beach, you’re in for a treat — while there might not be actual rubies to be found, this place is certainly a gem! (LOL, see what […]

Inspiration, Portraits, Vendors, Weddings
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My Favorite Bridal Party Trends of 2019

Non-Traditional Wedding Parties  & Miss-Matchy Bridal Party Outfits As an Olympic National Park and Seattle wedding photographer, a trend I’ve been loving in the last couple years of weddings is having attendants of both genders mixed throughout the bridal party! In addition to bridesmaids, I’ve seen brides-men and men-of-honor, and grooms-maids in addition to groomsmen! […]

Inspiration, Weddings
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2017 Highlights

There are so many sessions I’m hoping to blog from the incredible year that was 2017. Any time I have the honor of photographing a wedding, I’m truly thinking about pinching myself. I’m always so humbled and amazed that this is the job I get to do– to come alongside incredible people and create a […]

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2015 in Review | A Year of Weddings in the Pacific Northwest

I’m having trouble acknowledging that 2015 is coming to an end in a matter of a few short hours! It’s been such an incredible, surprising, and challenging year in so many good ways. I’m always amazed by the clients I get the opportunity to work with. The fact that I get to travel to such […]

Inspiration, Personal, Uncategorized, Weddings
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Flowers of 2014 — Olympic Peninsula Wedding Photographer

One lovely aspect of my job as a wedding photographer is that I get to be surrounded by incredible flowers all summer! Whether it’s loose, rustic wildflowers for a casual country wedding, aromatic garden roses, chic arrangements for a modern affair, or a bright burst of blooms, photographing flowers never gets old! I swooned over Samantha’s […]

Inspiration, Uncategorized, Weddings
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Scenes from Summer

Whew! What a whirlwind wedding season! Although the swirling leaves in the Seattle streets tell me that fall is here to stay, it’s hard to believe. My days and nights are spent pouring over luminous imagery from incredible summer weddings — it’s like I have my own personal cache of sunshine in a folder on […]

Inspiration, Personal, Travel, Uncategorized
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Two wedding photographers walk into a produce stand… [Sequim Wedding Photographer]

I recently met up with the lovely Noelle for some fun shop-talk and a little excursion to Nash’s Produce Stand. While the sun was blazing and it wasn’t a great time of day for outside photos, we made do with the filtered light under a shaded area at the market. And when wedding photographers get together… […]

Inspiration, Uncategorized, Weddings
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