• May 28, 2022

Wedding Favors

I’m a wedding photographer currently preparing for the process on the other end of the camera. My son and his high school sweetheart are tying the knot this spring.  It’s really a confusing process so instead of thinking about the photography and why it is that I cannot bring MY camera, I’ll just make soap. As of last spring, I became a soaper. I make soap. It’s relaxing. Mixing toxic poison with oil. Then, after a few days, the soap is set and a new form of pleasure gives rise, the excitement of un-molding…

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10 Photography Suggestions for your Wedding

Wedding season is fast approaching. Here are some really good tips for you to make sure your wedding day is going to produce the images you want to keep and show off forever. Stick to your schedule. It’s a good idea to respect the schedule that you’ve discussed with your photographer prior to your wedding. Stay on time. Don’t assume it only takes “10 minutes” and be certain to have anyone you need in the photograph to be there on time as well. Please, no unofficial Wedding Photogs. Uncle Joe…

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Buck and Doe

I met this couple a few months ago to discuss their wedding, they were sweet and shy. Then we met again in July, they were much more comfortable to discuss things by then. Their wedding was this weekend. The venue was the Lazy River Ranch at the Sidetrack Distillery in Kent.  The area is all flat, no hills. The barn is the main attraction and the cottages are efficient and cozy. There are power lines and trains to contend with, but I will not do train track pictures. I will…

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Show Stoppers

I really love the drama that the Capitol Theatre offered for this wedding.  Although the theatre is in rough shape, it is very old and everything is mismatched, the walls were peeling, the lighting was a huge task but although finding lighting for a bride was challenging here, I was in love with the contrasting shadows, the stage lighting, the soft filtered light from the old dirty windows with worn out curtains, it was really much more interesting than flat room light. Upstairs of the theatre was a labyrinth of rooms that I…

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David and Brianna Wedding Album

This is a link to the preliminary setup for a wedding album, there are more more more photos and probably better ones, but the files are buried in my hard drives so I have to get to them –  that you may want to add or change out, but here is a preview of how I have it setup. It’s 20 pages and setup to be a 12×12 square lay flat album, open laying flat would be 24w x 12h. The wedding pictured in this album took place in 2012 at…

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Chapel on Swan’s Trail: Nigel and Justine

The Chapel on Swan’s Trail is located in the town of Snohomish. The area sits up high and has a fantastic view on a clear day.    

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A Little Bit Country

From Josh and Mary’s wedding this past summer at Pomeroy Farm in Yacolt, Washington.

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Whidbey Island Wedding

Brian and Megan at Wayfarer Farm on Whidbey Island.  

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