The 5 Steps to Legally Get Married in Washington State Deciding to get married is an exciting choice for many couples looking for a personal and memorable wedding experience. Washington State offers stunning locations and straightforward legal procedures, making it an ideal place to tie the knot. Whether you’re a local or planning a destination […]

May 31, 2024

Planning a winter elopement in Leavenworth is a magical experience, though it comes with its challenges. On this particular snowy day, the pass closed right as I made my way through. Winter weddings or elopements in Leavenworth always carry the risk of road closures due to inclement weather. This is why I recommend that couples […]

May 24, 2024

Winter Elopement at Gold Creek Pond Steven and Lu’s love story took them from the bustling streets of Shanghai to the serene snow-capped peaks of Washington State for their snowy mountain elopement. Originally, the plan was to whisk them away to a mountaintop ceremony via helicopter. But as with all things involving the unpredictable forces […]

January 30, 2024

Intimate First Look and Stunning Vows I recently photographed an amazing downtown Seattle rooftop elopement that was quintessentially Seattle. It was a sunny summer day, and the rooftop venue provided the perfect backdrop for the celebration. J and O truly outdid themselves with their wedding outfits. J’s dress had beautiful sleeves that added a chic […]

July 28, 2023

I recently enjoyed an incredible portrait session at Gold Creek Pond, the perfect setting for a stunning elopement. You will be amazed by how beautiful these portraits are. This location remains one of my favorites for intimate ceremonies (see another Gold Creek Pond elopement here). We started the session among the breathtaking trees near the […]

June 6, 2023

Get Ready to Swoon for this downtown Seattle elopement at The Banana Stand! Picture this: a beautiful, intimate elopement in the heart of downtown Seattle. The Banana Stand, a charming studio nestled in the bustling city, was the perfect backdrop for this couple’s special day. Before the ceremony, we strolled through the breathtaking Washington Arboretum […]

March 17, 2023

Recently, I had the incredible opportunity to photograph a styled elopement at Cannon Beach as part of Brandi Potter’s Oregon Coast Workshop. It was an amazing experience because it allowed me to take it slower and hone creative skills such as using slow-shutter techniques to create movement and a vintage feel in my photos. We […]

December 8, 2022

Are you dreaming of a beautiful and intimate elopement location to capture the essence of your love story? Look no further than Gold Creek Pond in Washington State. The natural beauty of this location is romantic and unforgettable for an elopement. The couple and their young son traveled from Hawaii to exchange their vows in […]

June 17, 2022

Parson’s Garden is such a hidden gem in Seattle, and it’s perfect for elopements! This Parson’s Garden elopement was no exception. We started the day with a private first look in the trees! This park has such a romantic hidden garden feel. Right by the garden is an overlook of Puget Sound and some beautiful […]

February 17, 2022