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Lake Crescent Wedding in Olympic National Park | Sarah & Soren

Sarah & Soren’s sun-drenched Lake Crescent wedding was everything a Pacific Northwest destination wedding should be! I love when my job as a Lake Crescent \ Wedding Photographer allows me to capture a wedding day for a couple as lovely as this pair. The bride and groom were surrounded by laughing family and friends, took […]

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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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A Rustic Backyard Wedding in Port Angeles — Kourtney & Brian

Although the seasons were just changing and the day dawned with a breath of autumn fog, Kourtney & Brian’s wedding day was bright and green with summer’s joy. Kourtney and Brian were married in a family friend’s backyard against a backdrop of soaring Pacific Northwest firs. Their rustic, down-to-earth wedding day featured a gorgeous antique […]

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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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Elizabeth & Nathan | Port Angeles Winter Wedding

Port Angeles, Washington, was a perfect location for Elizabeth & Nathan’s sweet winter wedding on the Olympic Peninsula. The historical detail in downtown Port Angeles provided a lovely backdrop for classic portraits of the bride and groom near the waterfront. At the ceremony, beautiful brick and bare winter branches added a layer of texture to simple, rustic […]

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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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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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