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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 […]

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 […]

Washington State Elopement Photographer, Seattle Elopement Photographer, Newlywed Elopement Photographer, Quarantine Wedding Elopement Inspiration | chelseaabril.com

If you’re planning to elope in Washington, you’ve come to the right place! Elopements are all the rage right now. They may have been somewhat…well…forced upon us in 2020, but plenty of couples are making the best of it and loving every minute. I think it’s a trend that’s here to stay, and I am […]

Seattle engagement photo ideas, Engagement session tips, Engagement photo poses, Engagement photo outfits, engagement photo ideas, engagement photos fall | chelseaabril.com

So… you just got engaged!! That’s SO amazing, and I couldn’t be more excited for you!! But now, OOOh! I am so SO excited about your engagement session! For couples I shoot, their biggest question before the shoot is — what are your engagement session tips so these photos will turn out perfectly?! Then the […]

Seattle Courthouse Wedding Photography, Couple Kissing with Masks

I know many couples are looking towards a future where we can gather in for events again! We all want to be up close and personal with our loved ones to celebrate life’s big moments. For those couples here in the PNW who are just now getting engaged and hoping to celebrate soon, I know […]

If you’re on the lookout for the perfect location for your Seattle engagement photos, you’ve come to the right spot! As a Seattle engagement photographer, I spend a lot of time exploring this beautiful city and always love discovering new hidden gems that take you away from the crowds and into the magic this city […]

Are you interested in booking or planning a Seattle wedding? Check out how to get started and some of the simple steps you can do today to make your wedding day that much more special! Check out my Pinterest for some Seattle elopement and wedding inspiration. But, if you’re ready to see what I can […]

Lakedale Resort, San Juan Island Wedding Photoshoot Lakedale Resort Wedding, San Juan Island Are you interested in booking or planning a Hawaii wedding? Check out how to get started and some of the simple steps you can do today to make your wedding day that much more special! Check out my Pinterest for some Hawaii […]