Jordan knew that my younger sister, Shae, really wanted their proposal photographed. When he contacted me shortly after Christmas, I was thrilled to be included in such a special moment. Nothing stays a secret in my family for long...
Jessica and Dave currently live in Pennsylvania and have family on both the east and west coasts. They realized that, no matter where they decided to get married, they would have to fly family in to celebrate. That’s why they chose to fly everyone to an incredible location—the Redwoods National Park—and focused on giving them a great experience!
Writing this blog post was especially intimidating, partially because I love the images so much and partially because the bride, Shae, is my younger sister. It’s always an honor to be chosen to document a wedding day, but documenting my own family is a special kind of treat.
Despite the threat of a wildfire at Rainier earlier in the week, Yun and Alex’s Mount Rainier engagement shoot was all I hoped it would be. They wanted the best views of Rainier and were happy to hike to a short distance to get them. I suggested a trail I recently found — it’s a short, gentle walk to a fire lookout overlooking Mount Rainier, and it offers more privacy than shooting within the gates of Mount Rainier National Park.
I recently went on a backpacking trip near Leavenworth, WA to one of the most coveted campsites in all of Washington. Although, backpacking in this area is available by permit only, day hikes are available to all.
This session took a few miracles to pull off, but we didn’t let a looming deployment, illness, rescheduling, or babysitter problems stop us! Thankfully, Manny and Diana were determined to celebrate their third anniversary with a lakeside photo session.