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Radios are already playing Christmas music, but I’ve just settled into fall! The trees were so beautiful this year, and the leaves seemed to hang on longer than they usually do. The beauty of the changing colors were a welcome sight as the weather began to turn gray and rainy. Evan and Mariana joined me […]

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I was so happy to finally meet Aria and her mom for senior portraits earlier this fall! We had tried to get together a couple of times before, but were delayed due to smoke conditions (you can still see a bit of orange sky in the background).  What a joy she is, and such a […]

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The Class of 2021 very well could be one of most resilient. The students I’ve met this year are determined to make the best of a less than ideal situation, having schools closed for a large portion of their junior, and now senior, years in high school.  Grace, a North Kitsap High School senior, dedicates […]

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Nearly all weddings have personal touches that represent hours upon hours of shopping, designing and crafting. When it comes to gorgeous, handmade creations, Lyndel and Kat’s wedding will always be one of my favorites!  All of the florals and centerpieces of deep purples and oranges were carefully designed and handmade by the bride. Kat’s passion […]

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When I think about everything that’s happened this year and how it’s impacted my clients, the grace, patience and love Samuel and Rachel demonstrated really stands out to me.  Originally set to marry this spring, their wedding plans were flipped around upside down. They made the decision to move forward with their wedding and start […]

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November will be here sooner than we know it, and so will be Ryen and Stephanie’s wedding day!! Stephanie was my girls’ Sunday school teacher for years, and they just loved her. I’m so happy for her and Ryen! Being natural in front of the camera is so easy when you’re as in love as […]

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I’ve known Jessica for years, and have missed seeing her since she moved to eastern Washington to start her new life with her husband, Ryan. I’ve only seen these sweet kiddos on social media, so I was SO excited to finally meet them in person!  They came into town to visit family and we took […]

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Drew and Victoria, like countless other couples this year, faced the difficulties of planning a wedding during the pandemic.  However, they took the challenge head on, and made it happen!  They were married on a Wednesday surrounded by closest family and friends, and are looking forward to celebrating with a reception next year.  While on […]

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Pure sunshine & a whole lot of JOY! A hot August Saturday set the stage for Mr. and Mrs. Stevens’ long-awaited ceremony. The details of Kevin and Krysta’s wedding, like most this year, were changed, postponed and adjusted several times. When it finally all came together, there were relieved and excited smiles all over. Despite […]

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Couples get married every year. We witness more family members, childhood friends, colleagues – and eventually, all of their children! – tie the knot as time goes by. 2020 feels quite differently. All of my couples this spring and summer have experienced some kind of disruption to best laid plans. This is why it was […]