Dumas Bay Centre

Michaella & Brennan’s Dumas Bay Centre Elopement was so far on the end of fall, I was stunned by how many leaves were still on the trees! We were blessed to have so much color this late in fall. It’s like the leaves held on just here, just for them! Brennan is in the Navy […]

January 17, 2020


Tacoma Boat Elopement

Nastassia & Michael’s Tacoma Boat Elopement was so creative and fun and perfect for them as a couple! They met on a cruise! My first questions was, “A single’s cruise?” and they both said no! It was just a regular cruise that they both decided to go on by themselves just for fun and randomly […]

January 16, 2020


Hyatt Regency Elopement

I was so excited for my years of experience photographing couples in Washington when I met Anthony and Tiffany for the first time at the Hyatt Regency for their elopement portraits! Something people in my industry are often afraid to start a conversation about is the technical difficulty of photographing couples with completely different skin […]

January 6, 2020


Pioneer Square Elopement

Welcome, to Part II, Pioneer Square Elopement. You may have seen Part one of this Pike Place Market Elopement! We started the day in Pioneer Square. When the gallery was completed I knew I had to do a part II. This elopement with Brittany Johnathan was my first time using a Fish Eye Lens! I […]

November 26, 2019


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


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


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


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


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


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