Derek & Gina | Lake Whatcom Wedding Photography

What an honor to photograph Derek and Gina’s Bellingham wedding on Lake Whatcom. Their relationship began over baseball, and they now celebrate their life together with a contagious joy.

Derek’s mother passed away about a year and a half ago, and their love for her was incredibly present as they themselves were surrounded by loved ones on this meaningful day. Wearing Derek’s mother’s wedding dress, and celebrating their marriage at the lake house where she grew up, made each moment moving and heartfelt. Every thoughtful thing, from sweet handwritten vows, to donuts from Derek’s mother’s favorite shop made this day one that won’t soon be forgotten.

Derek & Gina | Discovery Park Seattle Engagement Photography

I don’t even know where to begin with this one. The joy Derek and Gina feel being with each other is undeniable, and exploring Discovery Park in Seattle was the perfect way to spend a warm afternoon on Memorial Day weekend. These two have the most endearing and fun approach to being together, and getting to be with them felt like hanging out with friends I’ve known for years; easygoing and fun, fully present in the small relaxed moments.  I am so excited to celebrate their wedding day soon!

Sneak Peek | Chris & Deena | Dairyland Wedding Photography

Chris and Deena got married on Saturday! This is the sweetest and most easygoing couple you’ll ever meet. Even with forecasts of 100% rain all day, their Dairyland wedding in Snohomish was pure beauty and joy. From traditional ceremony components like bowing to their parents, to surprise choreographed dances from the groomsmen, this day was full of memorable moments that brought both laughter and tears to those who got to be a part of it. Enjoy this sneak peek – more photos coming soon!

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Sneak Peek | Graff & Sarah | Discovery Park Seattle Engagement Photography

Graff and Sarah are getting married! We spent the most perfect evening at Discovery Park last week – golden sunshine, a gorgeous sky, and a sunset to rival the best you’ve ever seen (can you spot Mt. Rainier on the horizon?) Yes, that kind of perfect day. I am so excited for these two sweet friends, and am thrilled that they get to spend the rest of their lives together. Stay tuned for more photos from their Seattle engagement session soon!

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Sarah’s red floral shirt comes from Paper Crown – gorgeous!

Daniel & Allie | Green Lake Couple Photography

There is nothing quite as magical as spending a sun-kissed moment with someone you love. I had the joy of meeting Daniel and Allie at Green Lake in the late autumn for some photos at sunset. They express such connection and tenderness towards each other, filling each moment with genuine love. Daniel and Allie’s next fun adventure will be the arrival of their first little one in just a few months! Allie does absolutely gorgeous lettering and design, and you can check out some of her work here. Thank you both for inviting me to share this moment with you!

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Sneak Peek | Tyler & Lauren | Pickering Barn Wedding Photography

Tyler and Lauren’s Christmas wedding at the Pickering Barn in Issaquah was one that will truly be remembered – what a joy to be there for this celebration! From the awesome bridal party braving the drizzle with adorable umbrellas, to the fantastic dance party that concluded the reception – it was a day that won’t soon be forgotten. I’m so excited to share more photos soon – but in the meantime, enjoy this sneak peek!

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Jason & Melissa | Cedar Rapids Wedding Photography

What a perfect summer day this was. Jason and Melissa were married in Cedar Rapids, Iowa this July – surrounded by an incredibly loving family and oodles of fun nieces and nephews! I was honored to be a part of this day, and to witness the depth of love and commitment between this wonderful couple. Thank you, Jason and Melissa, for inviting me to be a part of your special day!

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Bridal hair and make-up by Kayla Spellman, KB Beauty
First look location: Palisades State Park
Ceremony and reception venue: Stonebridge Church