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Before I dove into my first year of weddings I wanted to create a beautiful editorial styled boho wedding to inspire my brides and get my creative juices flowing.

May 3, 2018

Hey there! I want this blog to be one, a place where you can experience the beautiful people I get to meet and capture their story, but two, a place where you can get to know the girl behind the lens! So let’s do a little “get to know karisa” with one of those funny […]

A Spring Engagement Session | Anacortes, Washington 2018 marks the beginning of my wedding photography journey and I feel so incredibly blessed to be kicking it off with the most amazing clients I could ask for! I’ve always dreamt of being involved with the most important day in a couple’s life. When I was younger […]

I first met Chris and Janie when I was a junior in high school. They’ve always been active in serving the youth and community through Young Life, teaching, coaching, and just plain loving on people through service of all kinds. They’d also probably kick your butt in any physical challenge! I’m not sure what athletic […]

April 21, 2018

Back in my sophomore year of High School, I was asked to tour “a new girl from Idaho” around the school.  I was lucky to be the first person she met, because I think it kinda gave me dibs on hanging out with her more than others. And thus, God gave me the sweetest friendship […]

It has been pouring rain here in the Pacific Northwest in what I suppose is typical PNW spring fashion. That is, I know it happens every year, but the dreariness of it always feels new and not exciting. So when there is a sunny day that boasts actual 55 degree weather, we make the most of it!

Ah fall. I always seem to get nervous in August that I’m not ready for summer to end, but then a beautiful crisp day comes about and I pull on my pants, jacket, and boots and there’s no turning me back. I love fall! Goodbye sweating and seeking shade, hello cozy layers and marveling at […]

September 20, 2017

A question I get from clients is “what should I wear to the shoot?” So I decided to start sharing some outfits and sources for fun, complete outfits. We’ll start with a Fall Photo Outfit. Most everyone is a sucker for fall clothes shopping. It’s when the new trends come out and the stores are […]

Kara + Robbie are living the country dream out of their barn house in Snohomish, Wa. Designed and built themselves, their beautiful, minimal home is situated right about their horses.