Where should I elope in Alaska and how? As a photographer, this is the one question I am asked most by couples who are planning to elope in Alaska. If you are drawn to the wild, rugged, beautiful, and off the beaten path, then surely Alaska is for you. The only problem is, the options for eloping here are endless and can be a bit overwhelming.Read More
Andrew and Betsy's wedding day plans unfolded in a very relaxed and natural way. Over coffee, they told me they were dreaming of an intimate ceremony somewhere in Alaska, some time in the fall. When they decided on Juneau, I knew they would not be disappointed. It is easy to fall in love with a place like that. It has the perfect mix of rugged mountains, towering pines, ocean, and dramatic weather. The moody cool toned color palette is perfection. It's like Anchorage and Seattle's love child, and I just can't get enough.Read More
Once upon a time, in a land far far away, a few kind souls made my childhood dreams of exploring Irish castle ruins come true.
This anniversary session came together in the maybe the most random way possible. Paula McManus was kind enough, (or crazy enough?) to pick a couple of complete strangers (my husband and I) up from the train station in Dundalk, Ireland...
Molly and Michael said their vows among the towering trees and fragrant blossoms of Jardin Del Sol in Snohomish, Washington. It was a perfectly green day in July, full of sunlight, warm greetings from old friends, contagious laughter, and dancing. Oh, the dancing. (I dare you to find more enthusiastic dancers anywhere, because I'm pretty sure these folks cannot be beat.)Read More
Every once in a while I have the opportunity to photograph something that moves me in a particular way and fills my heart with gratitude. These moments are the reason I chase people around with a camera in the first place. It's about capturing that breath before the plunge into the next chapter of life. Freezing it in time so that when memories fade, we have these images to bring them back again.Read More