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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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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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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3 Days in Sydney, Australia | DBK Travels

Australia is one of those places I’ve just been fascinated by for so long. The unique wildlife, the history, the friendly and adventurous people. I’ve had visiting Australia on my bucket list for several years now, and it’s one of those places where once you finally make it—you just want to immediately start planning for […]

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Visiting Victoria, British Columbia | PNW Adventures

Last spring was my first time in Canada. We took a road trip to Vancouver with our friends visiting from New Mexico and completely fell in love with the city. Like seriously, I’d have to put Vancouver up on my top ten favorite cities in the world. Ever since that trip, we’ve been trying to […]

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A Year in Review: 2016

I realize it may be getting a bit late already to still be talking about 2016. I am so excited to go into this new year and kick its butt, but I’m also a big sucker for nostalgia, so let me just have a little moment real quick. I’m going to admit something to you. […]

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A Puppy Cake Smash | Kirby’s First Birthday

If you follow me on Instagram you may have seen that our little Kirby turned one over the Thanksgiving weekend. We celebrated by making him cupcakes, lighting a candle, and taking his picture with a party hat on. Because I’m a photographer who is obsessed with her dog. What do you expect? We haven’t had […]

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Day Trip to North Bend, Washington

Well, it is officially September, which means it is that special time of year when summer turns to fall and we get the best of both seasons. Whether you consider fall to start the day after Labor Day, or September 22, or just whenever the weather starts to change, doesn’t really matter, as long as […]

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One Year in Washington

It is hard to believe, but the anniversary of the day we moved into our Issaquah apartment has already come and gone. It is always so interesting to me to think back a year and observe how different life can look within that time. Last July, I was spending my last few days working as […]

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