Jasper + Emma | Lake Crescent Elopement

After years of growing together as a family – and several wedding re-iterations due to Covid – Jasper & Emma finally decided that their big day was going to be a private, intimate one. With only Jasper’s daughter Lailiya and a friend to officiate, they took a weekend in a charming vrbo and trekked out…

Brennan + Khia | Wandering Waters Wedding

OK, so technically this wasn’t a wedding – this was Brennan & Khia’s “Later Party”! They eloped in 2020 on the spur of the moment, this summer were finally able to celebrate with family & friends at the gorgeous Wandering Waters event venue. The day was filled with friends gathered and laughing together, goofing off,…

Trent + Kaitlin | Avalon Links Golf Course Wedding

It was a gorgeous sunny summer day for Trent & Kaitlin’s long-awaited wedding at Avalon Links Golf Course. Trent is a golf pro there – and everyone adores Trent, so the entire staff was on board to celebrate as well as keep things running smoothly. The cheerful sunflower & rose decorations highlighted the joyful atmosphere;…

Michael + Michelle | Bellingham Golf & Country Club Wedding

Michael & Michelle are the ultimate hosts, and their wedding celebration was naturally no exception. Centered around their guests – who travelled across the country to share the day with these two incredible people – this was a day for laughing, sharing drinks, dancing and enjoying the company of everyone around you. An amazing start…

Joe + Katie | Barnstar Ferndale Wedding

Barnstar in Ferndale is one of my favorite wedding venues, and we haven’t been able to photograph a wedding there since pre-covid days; so I was really excited to be able to join Joe and Katie there for their big day. It was a beautiful, rustic chic, quintessential fall wedding in the PNW! Gorgeous autumn…

Tyler + Jade | Lairmont Manor Wedding

Nestled away in the neighborhoods of old Fairhaven, Lairmont Manor might just be the most classically beautiful wedding venue in Whatcom County. It feels like you stepped back in time and are attending a royal wedding in the era of high romance; and Jade really looked the part of a real-life princess with her off-the-shoulder…

David + Diana | Sacred Heart Wedding

Inside the beautiful Sacred Heart Catholic Church, David & Diana pledged their forever to each other and then celebrated with close friends and family at a classically beautiful reception at the Hotel Bellwether. All the creamy ivory tones and vintage lace styling gave the day a timeless elegance that seemed to match this couple’s deeply…

North + Caroline | Bellingham Wedding Photography

There were so many gorgeous moments throughout North & Caroline’s wedding day that it took me forever to put this blog together just for the difficulty of choosing what to put in! Spring Time Farm served as the rustic garden backdrop, and a plethora of handmade creamy wildflower bouquets dotted every surface. Nearly every detail…

Josh + Emily | Lynden Home Wedding

Joyful, humble, purposeful, dedicated, adventurous, easygoing; the first of many words that come to mind when I think about Josh and Emily. This couple is positively, literally a perfect match made in heaven. The complete adoration they have for each other is inspiring and as a pair, they spark tangible joy wherever they are. Josh…

Colton + Heather | Year One

These lovebirds are celebrating their first anniversary – and what better way than to get all wedding-ed up again and go have a photo session?? I had so much fun with this. You guys are a riot and I like you! ūüėČ

Chris + Sarah | Bellingham Yacht Club Wedding

Having found love while sailing together, it was natural for Chris & Sarah to celebrate their wedding on the marina. After a sweet afternoon ceremony at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, all their friends & family gathered at the beautiful Bellingham Yacht club for an evening of delicious food (catered by Sunset Catering – ooohhhh my…

Ben + Alison Wedding | Semiahmoo Cannery Lodge

“You. Me. Us. We.” Those were the vows that Ben & Alison exchanged on this perfect crisp fall day, as their close friends and family looked on. The Semiahmoo Cannery lodge was the perfect spot for their casual ceremony, on the deck outside with peekaboo views of the sound. I absolutely love the easy, familiar,…

Joe + Janene Wedding | Hammer Ranch

How do you have an unconventional wedding that is stunning, exciting, and romantic? Try after dark. Joe & Janene planned their wedding day as a lantern-lit ceremony at dusk and partied by the light of candles and string lights well into the night. It was so gorgeous! Joe’s mountain-man fitted shirt and manly suspenders were…

Horacio + Mariah Wedding | Greenfield Farm & Garden

What a beautiful day for a wedding! All the rustic chic, burlap & wildflower decor complimented the spacious barnyard venue for Lacho & Mariah’s big day. Little nieces and nephews ran all over the grounds yelling, playing, giggling and generally infusing so much joy into the air all day. These two are obviously so in…

Jeff + Jen Wedding | Squalicum Boathouse

On a Monday afternoon, while happy kids flew brightly colored kites in the background at Zuanich Park, Jeff and Jen exchanged sweet, simple vows that marked one more step in their eight-year relationship. Instead of flowers, between them at the altar was a pot filled with their combined climbing gear, and coiled around it was…

Branden + Suzanne {Wine & Roses Country Estate Wedding}

“We’re all a little weird, and life’s a little weird; and when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness and call it love.” — Dr. Seuss When you know, you KNOW. Such was the case when Branden & Suzanne got together – it…

Nathan + Nichole {Ferry and Point Defiance Wedding Photography}

I really can’t tell you enough how in love I was with this wedding-on-a-ferry thing – please can we do this again?? Okay, I supposed it helped that Nate & Nikki are the cutest couple to ever get in front of a camera. No joke. Half the time I didn’t do anything but stand there…

Adam + Caitlin {Axton Events Wedding Photography}

With a gorgeous venue like Axton Events, you really can’t get a bad day – but Adam & Caitlin ordered up all the best sun for their wedding on Saturday and everything just shone. Their day was full of family, friends, outbursts of laughter and contagious tears; ¬†no one was immune! That daddy-daughter dance about…

Zach + Katy {Trinity Tree Farm Wedding Photography}

“Nothing can dim the light which shines within.” — Maya Angelou This was a beautiful day celebrating two beautiful humans who have created a truly beautiful life together. Listening to their friends and family extol and praise them during their reception, you realized that the depth and breadth of these two goes far beyond a…

Bryant + Joana {Maplehurst Farms Wedding Photography}

This is one of the longest posts I’ve made in awhile, but you’ll see why; there was simply SO MUCH not-to-miss at this wedding! Jo and Bryant went all out on every detail. Jo even created their own newspaper as the ceremony program, complete with dates special to them and a crosswords game of personal…

Luke + Jessica {Bicentennial Inn Wedding Photography}

We were beyond excited and honored to fly out to West Virginia last week and photograph the wedding of Kevin’s gorgeous cousin Jessica and her debonair high school sweetheart, Luke. The little town of Buckhannon was a charming backdrop for the simple, rustic chic affair they hosted to celebrate at the impressive Bicentennial Inn. The…

Payton + Jordan {The Leopold Bellingham Wedding Photography}

‚ÄúLet us step into the night and pursue that flighty temptress, adventure.‚ÄĚ –Dumbledore Payton & Jordan had the most epic, elegant and yet somehow completely relaxed Harry Potter-themed wedding you could imagine. With an extremely well executed “enchanted library” theme, here’s a rundown of some of the highlights: ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–…

Kris + Angileen {Norway Park Wedding Photography}

We¬†were so excited to be a part of Kris & Angileen’s wedding; not only because they’re clearly the cool kids, but also because they got married at the same place¬†that Kevin & I met at as googly-eyed almost-teenagers so many years ago. Norway Park in Mt Vernon is a private campground, and it so happens…

Jesse + Megan {Bellingham Backyard Wedding Photography}

A guest this evening summed up Megan & Jesse in a single observation: “I have never met a man and a woman with such identical personalities in my entire life.” Two people who are magnetic, tough, strong,¬†sacrificial, gentle and hilarious in all the same places; yes, they are truly a unique couple. And they poured…