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Seattle Weddings

The Foundry by Herban Feast is one of the most versatile Seattle spaces, making it top-notch for weddings. Enjoy this Foundry wedding guide!

If you’re planning an intimate wedding in Seattle in the near future, you won’t want to miss these top 10 downtown Seattle wedding venues!

Your Full Guide To a Dreamy Dunn Gardens Wedding With lush meadows and hidden pathways, Dunn Gardens checks every box of your intimate, secret garden wedding wishlist. Just 25 minutes outside of downtown Seattle, Dunn Gardens is picture-perfect for an intimate garden elopement or private backyard-feel retreat. This North Seattle wedding venue offers a two-story […]

One thing I love the most about weddings, and especially about the weddings that I’ve had to change and adjust this last year during Covid, is how many couples have been able to incorporate so many special things that they might not have otherwise incorporated in a more traditional wedding day. Amy + Noelia for […]

Bride holding a candle

As an mixed-race Asian woman, I know I was sorely missing out on seeing myself represented when I built out my Pinterest boards. And even when I was looking for vendors, I rarely saw any make up artists with Asian faces in their portfolios. I can’t even begin to tell you the horror stories of […]

Bride and groom leaning against a wall with graffiti

As a Hawaii-born island girl now living my city dreams in Seattle, there are a few things that inspire me more than urban wedding vibes in downtown, or witnessing the seasons change. So imagine my delight when the wonderful Hallea Events proposed a styled shoot at one of my favorite downtown Seattle wedding venues, Block […]

Wedding kiss at the club at snoqualmie ridge

One of the best places for a Seattle wedding photography is at The Club at Snoqualmie Ridge. Indeed, the unrivaled setting in the shadows of the Cascade Mountains gave our beautiful couple a peaceful, fairytale-vibe wedding. Very much, wedding in the Swiss Alps vibes with an effortless, country club feel makes this a wondeful Snoqualmie […]

Rainy day wedding kiss

My favorite couples aren’t afraid of a little rain on their wedding day especially because that’s pretty common around the PNW. During their Washington Elopement, Kathryn and Colin embraced a favorite PNW past time and danced in the rain. Basking in a bit more of that good luck for their forever to come. Rain on […]

2020 was all about couples making the most of their love and embracing new ways to celebrate their love! I’m a photographer who loves elopements, but this past year was chock full of them. One of my most favorite elopements was this beautiful Fall wedding at the Cave B Inn in Washington. Derek and Ahn […]

Most of the time, wedding mornings are pretty laidback for the guys and/or masculine/male identifying counterparts. Most of the time, you won’t be worrying about hair or make-up or shaving your legs. In general, it’s pretty stress free. There are definitely some things that grooms need to consider for the morning of the wedding day […]