10 Exceptionally Beautiful Wedding Venues near Seattle + A Photographer’s Perspective on Setting Ideas + Inspiration After seven years of photographing weddings in Seattle and the Pacific Northwest, I've had the chance to capture celebrations in nearly any setting you can think of. From intimate backyard elopements to epic ballroom celebrations... open post Maui in December travel Hawaii is a recent addition to my travel repertoire. I spent my childhood taking summer trips within Washignton, and up until 2017, had never visited the islands. Since then... open post An Elegant Summer Wedding at The Rainier Club weddings This beautiful celebration spans the country - with a couple who lives in Manhattan and a wonderful vendor team in Seattle. Erin grew up in the Pacific Northwest, and she and Jon chose The Rainier Club... open post Modern Classic – An Early Summer Wedding at Lakewold Gardens weddings This wedding was set at the very beginning of June at Lakewold Gardens, a garden estate south of Seattle. Walking up to the Manor at Lakewold is like stepping back in time and traveling across the world... open post A Sabbatical in Italy, Part IV | B-Sides travel All the other images in this series of posts were photographed on my professional workhorse - the Contax 645. But when I travel I also always take along a point and shoot film camera. These images are all shot on a Fuji Klasse, a tiny camera that fits in my pocket. I love bringing this camera with me because... open post A Sabbatical in Italy, Part III | Lake Como travel Arriving in Como in early February of 2018, I stopped at an information desk to see which bus I needed to take to the tiny town of Bellagio, where I had just booked two weeks at an Airbnb. When I said I was staying in Bellagio for so long, the man at the informational center hesitated… open post