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It takes a really special person to plan and execute the most magical surprise in your happy place. When Ryan and Kaitlin came out Labor Day weekend to visit her grandparent’s in Chelan, Wa, you might think she would be expecting something.

Christy and Austin celebrated a gorgeous fall wedding in mid September at Rio Vista Winery in Chelan, Wa. Their ties to the local communities, between Waterville and Manson,

Fall wedding at Rio Vista Winery

Where is your happy place? Since I was a little girl I’ve always loved Leavenworth, WA for the fun had with my sisters, and boyfriend/fiance/husband (he was forced into my happy place very often! Ha!) It was a summer destination full of laughs, water adventures, and good food. It’s amazing getting to live in Chelan, […]

One of the sweetest things to happen as a photographer is having clients sent my way from lovely past clients. Lizzie contacted me on a sunny Friday afternoon excitedly sharing she had just got engaged that week and was leaving the next for grad school in Missouri. She was wondering if they could squeeze in […]

Ladies and gentleman, may I present Summer and Dekker Lane! These lovebirds shared their sweet engagement with me in the most frigid of December temperatures and then their wedding in the hottest of July days. And might I say they rocked every second of those extremes! The two were married at Summer’s Grandfather’s place, Twin […]

If you’ve ever been to Lake Chelan, you might be surprised that this family session took place in the area, what with all the lush greenery! We found this spot down at the Beebee Springs Wildlife Area near the Columbia River on the outskirts of Lake Chelan. The winding gravel paths, green swaths of grass, […]

One of the initial most exciting things about moving to Lake Chelan for me were the bare rolling hills and mountains with incredible vistas everywhere you turned. My whole life I grew up around forests as far as you could see, or as far as your island reached. Don’t get me wrong, that western PNW […]

I’ve been looking forward to my first wedding of the year at gorgeous Arbor Crest Wine Cellars with great anticipation. Not only is the venue jaw dropping, the couple was amazing. Since meeting Josh and Ellaina at their Snohomish farm engagement shoot last October, I knew their wedding would be well thought out and full […]

Diederich Arbor Crest Wine Cellars Wedding

When I first moved to Lake Chelan I asked the only mom I knew to send me a family for a free photo session so I could get my feet wet in this gorgeous community. My friend is obviously incredibly intuitive as she sent me possibly THE sweetest Chelan grown couple I could ask for! […]

Chelan Extended Family Orchard Photoshoot
Lake Chelan Engagement Photoshoot

I’m so excited to kick off the 2019 wedding season with this gorgeous Lake Chelan engagement session! Even though the orchards and vineyards are still bare, we took advantage of the amazing lakeside and mountaintop scenery that the area has to offer. You really can’t find a “bad location” over here friends, I love our […]

One of the many things I love about living in the Pacific Northwest is how insanely happy the residents get when spring arrives. Those first days of sun after we’ve made it through the wet and cold winter is pure euphoria. To our Southern Californian or East Coast friends we maaaay come across as a […]

spring blossom family pictures at Grand Avenue, Everett Washington + Snohomish Family Photographer

I met sweet Summer a year or so back at an extended family shoot. I knew her big brother and sister-in-law and we all had a great time on her grandpa’s farm out in the lush back country of Arlington, WA. When I received an email from Summer about her July wedding it took me […]

Summer and Dekker's Everett Rowing Club Engagement Shoot | Everett Wedding Photographer