Natural bridal makeup

By: Jeanlyn | Creative Writer & Studio Assistant Edited by : Jaclynn | Lead Photographer & Owner The word natural and makeup put together can have very bland image attached to it. In this case makeup is art, and the brides are the canvas. There are countless wedding makeup tutorials on the web. Ranging from […]

December 18, 2019

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Wedding Cakes

Wedding Cakes!! There’s a reason why they are the center piece of most wedding receptions. They aren’t just a sweet treat for you and your guest. They contribute greatly to the overall feel of your reception and are hopefully a direct reflection of your unique style. With all art pieces there are no rules!! Draw […]

December 4, 2019

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Wedding Hairstyles

They say the eyes are the windows to our souls, but on your wedding day, your wedding hair is the start of a new beginning. Determining how to wear your hair can be stressful, but with these few tips, the aisle will become your runway. To determine the best wedding hairstyle for your big day […]

November 29, 2019

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How to Get Good Photos | Wedding Guest Edition

I’m so excited to share with you a wedding photographer’s advice on How to Get Good Photos as a Wedding Guest! How to Get Good Photos Wedding Guest Edition. I see you. Sitting at Table 9 with your husband and cute kids. You either LOVE family photos or you haven’t been dressed up for one […]

October 23, 2019

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Victims of Monte Cristo Ballroom

I am feeling for so many couples as I write this blog post. The Victims of what I will deem “The Monte Cristo Ballroom Scandal” deserve so much more than what went down. Here’s what I know: Monte Cristo Ballroom suddenly went out of business with next to no warning to couples who put down […]

October 20, 2019

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Designing Wedding Table Spreads

This, my amazing gracious brides, is a tough love SJP Bride Tip. I know it is one many brides are not wanting to hear in the age of Pinterest & DIY planning. Let’s talk Designing Wedding Table Spreads. This is not a DIY blog post. I wouldn’t advise you sew your own dress for the […]

March 18, 2019

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Number One Wedding Day Tip

Today, I’m going to write about my Number One Wedding Day Tip. I know it won’t be what you’re expecting because it has NOTHING to do with photography. My number one wedding day tip is to plan time for NOTHING. My heart is already breaking for all of the brides who will skim past this […]

February 21, 2019

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What is Gicleè?

The SJP 35% off annual Valentine’s Day Print Sale is LIVE for the very first time! I’m sure by now, many of you have clicked into your galleries and have experienced a little bit of sticker shock on these prints. You see, they are more pricey than just about anything you can purchase publicly as […]

February 11, 2019

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A Photographers Top 3 Tips for Bridal Makeup

I feel a tiny bit out of my element as my role on the wedding day is not professional hair and makeup, but advocate, friend and photographer. That being said, I’ve observed an awful lot. Tip #1: COMMUNICATE OPENLY with your artist. Your makeup artist wants you to LOVE the way you look. It’s the […]

January 25, 2019

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Top Three Washington Wedding Venues

Clynn and I have been active wedding photographers for over three years now! With over 70 weddings documented, I am blown away at how many wedding venues are in Washington State. I’ve only repeated venues two or three times and there are so many venues I’ve yet to visit. Options are surly not limited here […]

November 13, 2018

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