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Alaska mountain elopement. My good friends Justin and Julie were married out of state last year, but we decided Alaska portraits needed to happen in her wedding dress. 2020 has been the year of elopements and I thought these served as great inspiration for how fun it can be. It’s especially beautiful during Alaska’s short […]

Alaska mountain elopement

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Alaska Elopement Photographer. When I think of Alaska, I picture Hatcher Pass. A vast layer of mountains where reminders of winters coming always linger. Vibrant green summers,  followed by a short lush autumns on fire, then long bright and white winters makes it the perfect place to elope in any season. While many couples like […]

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Bethesda Fountain wedding. This bridal shoot was very much inspired by color, something often forgotten in the world of white weddings. But autumn reminds us how beautiful it can be. We pulled an original rust-toned beauty from Leanne Marshall, the queen of colorful gowns. It paired with mauve accent pieces for a more soft and […]

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Sunstone winery wedding. Santa Barbara film photographer.  Sunstone Winery. This place has inspired me for years, so getting to shoot there was a dream come true. It is a venue that defines timeless style. I adored Lacy’s designs for this shoot because they weren’t over the top or flashy, but complemented the earthy and natural tones of […]

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Alaska elopement photographer.  This editorial was inspired the way fall should be enjoyed. It’s a time of year to savor being outside before the cold sets in and reap the last of the trees fruitage. The fields are tall and foliage on fire with color. We set up an intimate style ceremony and reception table […]

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Dillingham Ranch wedding.  Nestled in North Shore Oahu is a house filled with all the charm and essence of Hawaii. One almost feels taken back in time to the island in its raw beauty before the masses inhabited it. It’s one of my favorite venues because of this unique feeling it inspires. I knew I […]

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Charleston film photographer. When I think of Charleston only one thing comes to mind and that is weddings because they have some of the best of the best in every vendor category. There are endless possibilities; from gardens to mansions to gorgeous restored industrial buildings. With all this at my finger tips I decided to […]

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Anchorage engagement photographer.  I loved this classic Alaskan engagement session in the snow and ice. Downtown Anchorage holds the beautiful coastal views with the convenience of local shops, so we ended the day with Wild Scoops handcrafted ice cream. Of course we went for the famous Sitka Swirl made with  caramel and AK sea salt. […]

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Maui elopement photographer.  Oh Maui, how I love you. Those epic sunsets, that turquoise water, and endless rugged cliffs. This is just one spot to admire among so many others but it’s one of my favorites. Around every curve of this trail is a new vista that takes your breath away. Each angle has it’s […]

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The Cedar Room wedding.  Pete and Alex are a lovely couple who share a love of travel and planes as he is an Air Force pilot. While they now live in Alaska, their love took root in Charleston so they wanted to incorporate as much of that and their adventures as possible in their big […]

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