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How to Get Amazing Wedding Photos

  I used to think that there was some combination of magic and chance that made a particular wedding better to photograph than another. But after almost ten years of wedding photography with some amazing clients and incredible venues, there are a few consistent elements that I know will contribute to making amazing photos! Location, […]

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Intimate Hurricane Ridge Wedding—Erica & Riley

Ice cubes rattled in my coffee as my car navigated turn after turn, climbing ever upward on the winding park road towards Hurricane Ridge in Olympic National Park. Every so often, I rounded another bend in the road and a vista opened up in front of me—cascading blue hills marching row by row, fading into […]

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Grace & Antonio—Lake Quinault Lodge Elopement

Driving up to Lake Quinault feels like a scene from a movie. Down a winding little road off Highway 101, under arching firs dripping with moss, the gleaming blue water of Lake Quinault twinkling between the trees. The lodge is tucked alongside the road, with a little pull-through driveway and white mullioned windows with green […]

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Wedding Cakes of 2014—Olympic Peninsula Wedding Photographer

Oh, yum! Organizing this blog post quite literally made my mouth water! After a day of wedding photography, which often involves serious gymnastics and some cardio for good measure, I’m not ashamed to admit I indulge in a piece (sometimes two—shhhhh!) of wedding cake. Or cupcake. Or pie. I’m an equal opportunity dessert enthusiast. A big […]

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The “Just Married Moment” – Pacific Northwest Wedding Photographer

Everyone loves the first kiss—it’s a classic, joyful wedding moment that you just can’t miss. But there’s a moment I love even more as a wedding photographer. Just seconds after the first kiss, the bride and groom look at one another with awe and delight in their faces—”We did it! We got married! For real!” […]

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Happy New Year!

While I’ll be sorting through images from 2015 for quite a while yet, time continues forward whether or not we’re ready for it! I had an incredible year as a Pacific Northwest Wedding Photographer in 2014, and I’m so humbled and grateful to call this my job! The truth is that it’s more than a […]

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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 […]

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Mackenzie & Ernie | NatureBridge at Lake Crescent | Part 1

There’s just no way I could pick a favorite 2014 wedding—but if you twisted my arm and bribed me with chocolate covered espresso beans, I might mention Mackenzie and Ernie’s magical wedding day at NatureBridge on Lake Crescent. NatureBridge is a amazing local secret tucked away on the shores of Olympic National Park’s Lake Crescent, […]

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Jacque & Ryan at Lake Crescent Lodge

On a misty day in June, Jacque and Ryan said their vows to one another on the shore of Lake Crescent. Lake Crescent Lodge provides an enchanting spot for a lakeside meadow ceremony, with the waves softly lapping in the background and deer strolling through the evergreens. Jacque’s green and navy blue details perfectly complemented […]

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