Maui in December

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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...

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An Elegant Summer Wedding at The Rainier Club

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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...

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Modern Classic – An Early Summer Wedding at Lakewold Gardens

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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...

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A Sabbatical in Italy, Part IV | B-Sides

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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...

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A Sabbatical in Italy, Part III | Lake Como

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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…

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A Sabbatical in Italy, Part II | Venice

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At the very beginning of 2018, I spent two months traveling solo through Italy. (If you missed Part I, you can explore Tuscany with me here). The entire adventure began with a killer flight deal from Seattle to Venice, so the trip was bookended by visits to the island city. I get a lot of questions about my favorite moments and places from the trip, and a lot of raised eyebrows when I share that the two places that I loved most...

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