Jacquelyn + Matthew engagement teaser

Jacquelyn + Matthew engagement teaser

We met just out side Pike Place Market, yesterday. This cute little couple was waiting under a shop awning, scanning around for me. I was oddly nervous. Heat and traffic had me a bit frazzled, plus Jacquelyn + Matt are the first people I’ve photographed (besides a friend) since I decided to quit smoking. Oh, …

Juanita + Steven

Juanita + Steven

Juanita + Steven at the Space Needle in Seattle, this last June 2014. This was, without a doubt, one of my favorite ceremonies of all time. There are fleeting moments in every wedding I shoot where the love and happiness feels almost palpable, thick and rich, like the air on a muggy day. In these …

Wirth-Deffer Portraits in the Rose Garden

Wirth-Deffer Portraits in the Rose Garden

It was a bright, sunny day. As I watched Alia, Matt, Greison, and Vera walk into the Rose Garden entrance, I could only marvel at how quickly time passes. I’d known Matt and Alia since 2007, well before they dated, when we all worked for the Elysian Brewing Company. In 2007, Greison had still been …

OMG, these two are too stinkin’ cute!

OMG, these two are too stinkin' cute!

These two are so adorable, I almost can’t handle it. Exporting the files to send out as I type this, and I have to admit that I’m a little sad to see these files go. Editing them has been such a joy.