Making lasting memories and telling genuine stories through my artistic lens and elegant imagery.
This Woodland Park Rose Garden engagement session had such a romantic feel with a sunkissed glow and roses in full bloom. Sarah and Pierre wanted a garden picnic for their engagement session with their pup Milou. So with the roses blooming at the garden, what better spot to create that romantic environment for the two […]
A Cal-a-Vie wedding is certainly one that dreams are made of. Cal-a-Vie Health Spa is a little slice of provincial France in the heart of Southern California, and it is such an exclusive wedding venue that it has been on my bucket list for years and years. And it was everything I could have hoped […]
This Montana wedding had precisely the Montana weather you would expect for spring near the mountains, but Jenna and Tucker didn’t let the icy wind dampen their spirits as they were married in front of their very close family and friends. I met Jenna and Tucker through Jenna’s sister Claire, who got married last fall […]
A couple of days ago, I had the pleasure of chatting with Matoli Keely Photography on Clubhouse all about juggling two careers – one in science and one in photography. Both of us have built our wedding photography businesses while scientists, so it was wonderful to be able to chat about how we did it […]
This Seattle lifestyle motherhood session is one of my favorites to date! Last fall I was welcomed into the home of a friend from high school who married her high school sweetheart (like Matt and I) and has the sweetest boy named Ulysses. Bridget’s home has the most beautiful Anthropologie meets old world England style, […]
Whether you’re a destination wedding photographer or you’re about to move to a new city, getting your business up and running can be a slow building process especially when you have the added challenge of not living where you want to work. Last week, I had the pleasure of chatting with Molly Lichten over on […]
Set at Rainier Chapter House, this classic and elegant white winter wedding was the perfect inspiration for those who love classic nostalgia. Our bride started her morning in champagne silk pajamas reading the love letter from her soon to be husband. After dressing in the flowing off-the-shoulder Lela gown by Louvienne from Lovely Bride, our […]
Last week on Clubhouse, I chatted with Rudney Novaes Photography all about our film photography journeys. We discussed how we got started and gave advice for those who were just starting out with film in their wedding photography business and wanted to learn more. If you missed it, or need a recap, I have the […]
When Fujifilm first announced Fuji Pro 400h would be discontinued, I was stunned. I had spent the last 6 years working with this film, honing my color palette, becoming an expert in how to use it in all lighting situations. With my film lab, Richard Photo Lab, I had refined my color profile for scanning […]
Last Friday I had a chat with Lucy Munoz Photography on Clubhouse about how to plan your own wedding styled shoot to elevate your brand and attract your dream clients. It was such an amazing conversation full of tactical tips and insight into our process for planning shoots, what we find important, and how to […]
Take the guesswork out of planning your dream day with my simple tips to building a solid timeline.