Pike Place Market Elopement

I was so excited to tackle this Pike Place Market Elopement with Brittany and Johnathan! When Brittany and Johnathan told me they wanted wedding portraits at every iconic Seattle location I could think of in two hours I said, “It will be a marathon. But we can do it.” They were down for the adventure […]

October 21, 2019

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Hot Air Balloon Elopement

This was my first, and hopefully not last, Hot Air Balloon Elopement! What a unique and amazing idea this was! If you remember the blog post I wrote a while back, Do’s and Don’ts of Eloping, you’ll know Allison and Alec NAILED using mother nature as their venue in the most amazing way! We began […]

October 14, 2019

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Olympia Courthouse Elopement

A Back-Blog from Flora & Christian’s late night Olympia Courthouse Elopement. This last week I’ve booked two and had at least four inquiries for elopements! Doing so had me recalling the few elopements I’ve done in the past. I love weddings of all sizes! From elopements, to intimate ceremony’s of 20. From standard 100 to […]

August 13, 2019

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Artist Search

Clynn and I are on an Artist Search! We are looking for an oil paint artist to paint over the image below. Every now and again, I process an image that marks a pivotal moment for SJP. I don’t plan it, necessarily. These images just happen sometimes! Some day, I’ll do a blog post of […]

March 29, 2019

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Why I Choose Wedding Photography

If you’ve ever been to a work seminar or heard an inspirational speaker even open their mouth you’ve probably heard something about “finding your why”. Digging deep to find out WHY you wake up and do whatever it is that you do. My “Why” has changed allot in the past 3.5 years but a moment […]

March 19, 2019

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Seymour Botanical Conservatory

My first styled shoot of the year I designed to be a simple one. It would be in a new location with newlyweds Heidi and Michael. My goal was to try new posing, angles, crops, and test some new editing techniques. Lastly, I would test my ability to create clean light and highlight to shadow […]

March 13, 2019

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Washington State Fair Events Center | Kiersten & Eric

Kiersten and Eric eloped to the Cayman Islands with their closest friends and family. Still wanting to celebrate with extended family after their dream wedding, they all decided to host a reception at the Washington State Fair Events Center in Puyallup, Washington. Elise, owner of Forever-B Wedding and Event Coordination, did an amazing job setting […]

August 3, 2018

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Do’s and Don’ts of Eloping | SJP Bride Tips

Of the 70+ weddings I’ve had the honor of photographing, only THREE of them were elopements! I LOVE elopements and that my elopement brides were so great about what to skimp on, and what to not leave out. Here are a few SJP Bride Tips for eloping and keeping it classy + memorable with a […]

July 2, 2018

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Breanna & Brandon | Lake Cushman

I am so excited to be doing more shoots as a Lake Cushman Photographer this year! This location is jaw dropping, cleansing, awe inspiring. I will love shooting here forever! Sincerely, The Seasons consists of beginner-intermediate photographers coming together at various locations in Washington State approximately one month before the turn of a new season. […]

May 29, 2018

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Point Defiance Elopement | Alex & Gary

Surrounded by moss, evergreens, and winter promise rhododendrons, SJP documented a Point Defiance Elopement to go down as our first ever official elopement. Joined by second shooter, Bernadette Alicia Photography , not an angle of these precious memories were missed. I used to think a second shooter on an intimate wedding or elopement was completely unnecessary–until […]

March 31, 2018

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