Queensland, Australia Wedding

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Kath + Alex

I am not even sure where to begin with these two! Colton and I flew to Australia, Kath picked us up from the airport, and we stayed with her family at her parents house! It was one of the most beautiful weddings I have ever had the pleasure of being apart of. What made the day so special was how relaxed and sincere the entire flow of the day went. I realized that weddings in Australia can be slightly different in the sense, that often times, the ceremony and the reception will be two separate invites. Kath & Alex's wedding was like this! What I liked about it was that everyone in their lives that played a role big or small was able to come and witness their ceremony in the afternoon. Hours later in the evening, a closer knit group of friends and family would gather for the reception. The time in between the ceremony and reception allowed us to take photos, but also, it allowed Kath and Alex to spend time with their wedding party, picnic off the road and pop champagne! Many times the bridal party is there to do a job and doesn't get a lot of time to hang out with their best friends on their wedding day. Kath and Alex had plenty of time to devote to them and I loved it!

Kath's family was so sweet, accommodating, and so very generous to us while we were there and it was truly a blessing! We cannot wait to head back to Australia in 2018!

See them featured in HELLOMAY MAGAZINE ISSUE 19!

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Joshua Tree Elopement

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California National Park + Desert Elopement

 
 

I had heard some pretty incredible things about the famous Joshua Tree National Park, but I confirmed for myself the beauty of this place! That perfect light that comes in behind the Joshua Trees, and the tall rock formations everywhere. Ray + Laura were moving to Washington, and on their way they decided they were going to elope! Colton and I were so stoked to be apart of it & also so excited to share what we captured!

Be sure to scroll through to the end so you can watch the incredible video my husband Colton put together!
You can also click here to see it.

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Cannon Beach Engagement Shoot | Oregon Coast

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Natalie & Ryan

Oregon Coast . 

 

 
 

I am still dreaming of this shoot back on the Oregon coast and already cannot wait until I can get back here again. Natalia + Ryan live in Washington and road tripped to Oregon to meet me while I was there shooting an elopement. To no surprise, it was raining nearly the entire day, we were going to shoot rain or shine, but as soon as we met up, the rain cleared and we ran around the beaches soaking in all the fresh air! As soon as we wrapped up the shoot, the rain came pouring down once again. 

My favorite part about photographing Natalie + Ryan and their love, was that they didn't listen to me because they didn't need to. Normally that wouldn't be such a good thing, except, they were already being so perfect and cute on their own, enjoying the moment and just being themselves all cuddly + cute! Capturing their love was so much fun and I cannot wait to capture their wedding day in August in Washington!

 

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