Spring Seattle Engagement Pictures at Discovery Park & Pier 66 | Ashley & Dan

Ashley and Dan first met six years ago at the Sasquatch Music Festival at the Columbia River Gorge. As fate would have it, although neither of them were living in Washington at the time, they were both living in the same city in Nevada. What a small world, right? They bonded quickly, realizing that they […]

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Sandia Foothills Engagement Portraits | Matt & Rachel

Matt and I met sometime during our freshman year of college. He was an engineering student with Ryan at the University of New Mexico, but even though they were friends first, he and I quickly realized how much the two of us had in common and became BFFs too. For years, Matt was our favorite […]

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3 Days in Melbourne, Australia | DBK Travels

The second half of our adventures down under took us to Melbourne. We took two day tours outside the city to see the coast and experience some wildlife. It was actually our first time ever taking guided tours like that, which made it that much more interesting. It was wonderful to be able to relax […]

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Historic 1625 Tacoma Place Wedding | Jacqueline & Thomas

Jacqueline and Thomas had the most perfect Tacoma wedding. We started the day with their first look and portraits at the rose garden at Point Defiance Park in Tacoma. Then we moved on to their wedding ceremony and reception at the Historic 1625 Tacoma Place. The rose garden at Point Defiance Park is one of […]

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Shoot & Share 2018 Contest Results

I absolutely love the annual Shoot & Share contest. This is a free contest any photographer can enter. There are 25 categories of photos, and the photos entered are completely anonymous. The judges are the hundreds of thousands of people all around the world viewing the photos online and casting millions of votes to pick […]

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Eighties-Movie Themed Wedding at Edmonds Yacht Club | Caitlyn & Ryan

Last summer I had the great pleasure of being able to finally shoot with Heather of Events by Heather & Ryan. I really owe her one, because as someone who is an intense fan of eighties pop culture—both movies and music—I straight up died when I walked in and saw the décor for this amazingly […]

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How I Met My Husband

I love hearing the stories of how all my sweet couples first met and fell in love. So I figured you all might be interested to learn how I met my husband, and the story of how we fell in love. The night I met Ryan was the night of my first high-school party. It […]

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Why I Became a Wedding Photographer Four Years Ago, & Why I Love It

When I was planning my own wedding, I knew three important things: 1) I wanted to get married outside. 2) Wedding photography was my top priority investment. 3) Second priority was a kick-ass honeymoon in Mexico ;) Funny, that describes some of my top priorities in my life and business to this day: I absolutely […]

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5 Reasons to Have a First Look | Tips for Brides

The “First Look” (or “First Glance”) is when a bride and groom plan on breaking “tradition” and seeing each other before the ceremony. It is a photo opportunity, and it is ever growing in popularity, but more importantly it is a chance to make your wedding day less stressful and even more personal. There are […]

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Ellensburg Washington Wedding at Spirit Therapeutic Riding Center | Kristen & Brad

My favorite weddings are always the ones that stand out from all the rest. It can be so hard to do in these days of Pinterest. But Kristen and Brad made sure their day would be tailor-made for them. How many couples can say that they got married at a real riding center? Sure, barns […]

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