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    Jia Jia + Jacob {Bellingham Engagement Photographer}

    Wednesday, September 27

    We got to shoot this sweet couple in our own backyard, literally! This was our first time shooting on our own property and it definitely won't be our last! If you don't know, we live nestled in the woods on 5 acres and it's pretty amazing, so needless to say we were excited to share it and we're glad we... MORE...

    Mats + Kate- engaged {Bellingham Wedding Photographer}

    Sunday, January 15

    We got to shoot Mats and Kate at their sweet home in their {amazing} garden and all their awesome chickens! A couple after our own heart! When we met them we realized we had way too much in common.. they rock climb, love chickens a little too much and spend too much time in the garden and have a small... MORE...

    Favorite images of 2016! {Bellingham Wedding Photographers}

    Monday, January 2

    2016 was an awesome year! We had our 3rd baby, got overly into being chicken owners, really settled into living on acreage and had the pleasure of working with some amazing couples, families and sweet little babies. I was going through all of our images and brought some of our favorites to show you here! After 12 years being photographers... MORE...

    Malia + Emil- 7 year anniversary shoot {Bellingham Photographer}

    Friday, June 10

    Emil and Malia contacted us to photograph their 7 years of marriage and their vow renewal next year in Santa Barbara! We were so excited! Especially because they said they were up for anything.. So I've had this amazing holi powder saved forever, just waiting for the perfect couple.. and they were that couple. These two were so much fun,... MORE...

    Ruth + Dai {Bellingham Wedding Photographers}

    Monday, April 11

    Ruth and Dai.. the best word to describe them is "giddy". These two are amazing, they were just so so happy and excited about life. We spent our little crisp afternoon walking around downtown photographing these two and it was so sweet. They giggled their way through the entire thing. We ended our time at a cute little coffee shop... MORE...

    Lindsey + Jarded- engaged! {Bellingham Wedding Photographers}

    Saturday, September 26

    This lovely little session slipped through our fingers on the blog, so here it is now! Lindsey and Jared raveled up to our beautiful town of Bellingham, WA for this shoot! They asked if we had a canoe to which I replied "heck yah we do!".. Sir Grizwald is his name and we love finding any excuse to shoot with... MORE...

    Chateau St. Michelle engagement shoot {Seattle Wedding Photographer}

    Sunday, May 31

    We photographed this lovely couple last week at Chateau St. Michelle in Woodinville, WA- it was lovely! We were a little worried it would be a challenge because they needed to shoot in the middle of the day, but it worked out just fine! These adorable people are from live in San Fransisco but came down to meet up... MORE...

    Danielle + Chic- engaged {Bellingham Wedding Photographers}

    Saturday, May 9

    Engagement shoots are always fun because there's so little pressure! No one telling you "10 minutes left!" or family jumping in to say hello.. just us and them and the freedom to shoot wherever we want for as long as we want! Danielle and Chic are an adorable young couple from Bellingham and were so clearly in love and overjoyed... MORE...

    Christ + Kayla- engaged in Monroe, WA {Bellingham Wedding Photography}

    Monday, April 13

    Last week we posted a wedding we shot in one of the most beautiful properties we'd ever been to. THIS is the only other property on that list. Kayla and Chris contacted us about doing an engagement on their families property down in Monroe, WA. It sounded perfect and dreamy, we were so excited! We were not let down when... MORE...

    Kiersten + Austin {Bellingham wedding photographers}

    Tuesday, July 1

    We got to shoot these two lovelies and their little dog too {haha} in our own glorious town of Bellingham, WA! We LOVE shooting close to home in places we visit often and know are just beautiful. They traveled up for the shoot and it was a good time and a half!     MORE...

    Andrew + Rachel {Oak Canyon Nature Center, CA}

    Sunday, June 1

    This incredibly shy and cute couple wanted us to shoot their lovely engagement session at the location where they were getting married, Oak Canyon Nature Center in Anaheim Hills while we were down in Southern CA last. This was the trip where we came down for 2 weeks, had 7 shoots and our entire family {other than me, thank... MORE...

    Jane + Yibo {Bellingham wedding photographers}

    Sunday, March 9

    We had so much fun shooting Jane and Yibo! They wanted to do a shoot together for their wedding anniversary. It's so much fun to shoot couples who are already married, there's no nerves! They came up to us in Bellingham, WA and we got to shoot all over our own town! We found some awesome spots and just wandered... MORE...

    Miles + Farah- Moonrise Kingdom shoot {Bellingham, WA}

    Sunday, December 29

    We had the pleasure of shooting these two loveys in our hometown, Bellingham, WA. They are actually from Florida but decided on a trip up to the beautiful Northwest where they'll settled after their wedding. Miles and Farah sat in hours of traffic to make it to our beautiful little Nooksak River for their Moonrise Kingdom inspired engagement shoot. We... MORE...

    Amy + Riley {Warren, PA}

    Wednesday, September 11

    This summer we got to take a trip down to Pennsylvania to shoot a family wedding. We normally go every year {other than last year} and it is SO FUN! All of Grayson's family lives there, cousins, aunts and uncles, grandparents.. so it's a good time. They all got to meet Myles for the first time too which was really... MORE...

    Jake + Meaghan {Bellingham, WA}

    Tuesday, August 27

    Welcome to our new blog!!!  We are super excited that you are here and looking at this.  It was definitely a long process but it's well worth it! We've been working with the awesome due at One Plus One Design for 6 months now on this beauty and it's finally here, we're so happy to see it all pulled... MORE...

    David + Brittany {Fullerton, CA}

    Friday, April 19

    David and Brittany were a shy, cute little couple that we dragged {willingly} to an old parking structure in Fullerton. I sort of have a weak spot for really industrial looking spaces with amazing light, I can't help it. We just ran around causing a ruckus and going to town with some parking cones. Yep... that was this shoot. Enjoy. MORE...

    Mitch + Michelle take over Hollywood

    Thursday, December 13

    Mitch + Michelle definitely stretched our comfort zone as far as shooting style.  They envisioned more of a fashion feel and we LOVE when couples are close and intimate.  We made it work though!  We definitely had a blast running around Hollywood with Mich + Michelle.  We visited the Jonathan Adler store, Melrose Place, as well as Mitch +... MORE...

    Stefan + Audrey {Bellingham, WA}

    Friday, September 21

    Stefan emailed us a while back asking us to do an anniversary shoot for him and his wife of 3 years Audrey. Our first actual locals!!! He said she is always saying how she wishes she would have known about us when they got married so we could have shot their wedding. So this was his surprise to her! That's... MORE...

    Josh + Erin {engaged Bellingham, WA}

    Friday, September 14

    Erin and Josh drove 5 hours for this shoot from Portland, OR. We were so excited to shoot them and get a chance to shoot where we live! We hardly ever get to shoot around here, we're always near Seattle, Southern WA, California or some other random place! So it was a good time. We took them to some of... MORE...

    Leah + Jon {engaged}

    Monday, August 20

    Leah had amazing hair and Jon was a child Bugel Boy model.. WHAT?! We met these two and took some fun pictures down in southern California and it was a good time, needless to say. We also got to shoot their wedding which is comin up! MORE...

    Olive + Nathan {engaged}

    Saturday, July 14

    You will never meet two happier and gigglier people than Olive and Nathan! These two were so fun to shoot, constant laughing which is perfect for us! They're getting married on a cruise ship so we wont be able to shoot their wedding day. But they wanted to do a travel themed engagement shoot instead! We had so much fun... MORE...

    Brandon + Malia! {Orange County, CA}

    Tuesday, March 13

    Brandon + Malia are some of our favorite teachers around and what better place to shoot a couple of teachers?  A BUS OF COURSE! Brandon had to pull some strings to reserve this wonderful bus facility and it was totally worth it.  We had a blast!  Were SUPER DUPER pumped to be shooting their wedding in August!  Yahooyyyyy! MORE...

    Ronnie + Arsh {Vancouver, BC Baby}!

    Thursday, February 2

    Anywhere in the North West is going to be freakin' beautiful.  That's a fact!  And the further North you go, the more beautiful it gets.  We don't get a chance to go up into Canada that much, but when we do we are always blown away by how beautiful it is. This time we met up with Ronnie + Arsh... MORE...

    Lauren + Brandn {without an O} Engaged

    Monday, December 12

    Boom Baby!  Love Lauren + Brandn!  We had such a great time hanging out and scrambling to avoiding the parking lot security guard who considered us a great threat.  It was like a giant game of hide and seek while taking pictures, hiding from the mall cop and his little white cart... sort of an add shot of adrenaline!  Super... MORE...

    Laura + Hugo {Fullerton, CA}

    Wednesday, July 6

    Laura + Hugo are homies.  That is a fact.  Also, they are some of the most fun people around.  We met Laura + Hugo at another couple's wedding that we happened to be shooting last year.  Then the next week we strolled into Paper Source and she was working there.  It was fate!  We talked for a bit and found... MORE...

    Sean + Sara {engaged!}

    Sunday, May 15

    MY BEST FRIEND IS GETTING MARRIIEEDDDDD!!!!! This is my best friend Sara and her ever so awesome fiance Sean. I've known Sara since I was 17 and we've been "BFF" since, haha. I am so overly happy for them and can't even explain how much joy this couple brings me.  Sara was my maid of honor in my wedding and... MORE...

    Rick + Nicole {engaged and awesome!!}

    Thursday, May 5

    Well we thought it was going to rain, but the clouds were good to us today! We're shooting Rick and Nicole's wedding NEXT July {that's right, 2012} so they are way ahead of the game.  We were pretty excited about this shoot because it's only our 2nd ever Washington engagement shoot, and the first couple was... MORE...

    Mitch + Lindsay {Seattle, WA}

    Friday, April 15

    We've broken the silence!!!! Our break is officially over! It was nice but honestly, we got a little antsy not shooting that long.  Maybe 4 months was too long, next year it will be shorter for all our sakes. Thanks for being patient with the blog and still coming back to see what was new. It was nice seeing that... MORE...

    everyone wears a mask… {animal style!}

    Saturday, April 9

    We have heard people say that everyone wears a mask... but we have come to see that some people wear them for different reasons. Mitch and Lindsay, thanks for being who you are... we like you.  Can't wait to bust those masks out again with the formal... MORE...

    Reading is FUN! {stop motion goodness}

    Tuesday, March 8

    Kids... stay in school because this is what happens when you read when you are a grown up! {p.s: it may need to load a second... so be patient!} Our trusty friends Mike + Roya.  We had some extra time when we were in Chicago with them, so we thought that we would do a long awaited experiment. Hypothesis:  Making this... MORE...

    Mike + Roya {the gnome and the squirel}

    Tuesday, February 22

    Let me start off by saying that Mike and Roya are some of our favorite people in the world, we absolutely love these people! I met these two balls of awesome right after {or before??} I graduated high school. Roya and I were always the photo nerds and Mike was the guy in all the bands, haha. Roya and I... MORE...

    Brandon + Brittany {Enaged!!! Yorba Linda, CA}

    Tuesday, February 15

    Brandon and Brittany!!!!!!! We LOVEEEDDDD shooting these two! I've know Brandon since I was 16 or 17, back then he was "Gootie" we spent most my late teen age years with our weirdly large group of close friends hanging out at parks late at night {and actually being good}, going to shows every weekend and eating free crackers and ranch... MORE...

    Tracy + Justin- engaged {Pasadena, CA}

    Tuesday, December 28

    We shot Tracy and Justin on the last day of our shooting weekend of crazy awesomeness. We had 4 shoots in 3 days, boom babyyyyy! We try to maximize our time when we're down in sunny California, and maximize we did! I'm pretty sure the awesome fact that they brought their own hammock with home made pillows and bows made... MORE...

    Mark + Meredith! {Costa Mesa, CA}

    Monday, December 20

    Mark & Meredith!!!! We've been wanting to shoot at this location for months but have been saving it for a couple that made the most sense there. These two lovely people are getting married at the ever so amazing Smogge Shoppe in LA so we finally got to do a shoot here! Sorry if that doesn't make sense.. just... MORE...

    Jamie + Abel Baby! {Pasadena, CA}

    Wednesday, October 13

    You couldn't have found two nicer people than Jamie + Abel!  Seriously.  We met them a while back and were super excited to hang out with them during their engagement shoot, especially when they told us some of the spots that they had picked out.  We met them at the Pasadena Architectural Salvage because they get a lot of... MORE...

    Justin + Amber {Anyone heard of Sugar Grove, PA?}

    Sunday, August 15

    While we were in PA shooting Jayson + Kalee's wedding last month, Justin decided to give Amber a ring!  Justin is Jayson's brother and didn't want to steal any of Jayson's thunder, so he decided to wait until after his brother tied the knot to propose to Amber.  He then proceeded to drop some not-so-subtle hints that we should do... MORE...

    A.J. + Brittany {Newport Beach}

    Sunday, May 30

    A couple of weeks ago we had the chance to come back to CA for a couple shoots and A.J. + Brittany's engagement was one of them!  A.J. + Brittany actually live in Arizona and just love coming to the beach for vacation and chose to get married here.  We checked out their venue while we were there and we... MORE...

    Ben + Christine {San Diego, CA}

    Monday, May 17

    We got to shoot Ben and Christine at Balboa Park in beautiful San Diego. We'd only been there once before with some friends about a year back and fell in love with the place. SO, when Christine said that's where they wanted to shoot, we were more than happy to make the 2 hour drive to do it! {well, and... MORE...

    April + Jason {Bellingham/Seattle, WA}…. YOU’RE WELCOME

    Tuesday, April 20

    As you know, every once in a while we get the chance to shoot our amazing friends when they decide to get engaged! And THIS one was AWESOOMMMEEE! April and Jason met at OUR WEDDING! She was a bridesmaid and he was invited.  {It was all  pre-planned.} One day, when I was living with 3 girls, {one of which was... MORE...

    “Geoff’s the best! Say it!!!”

    Wednesday, March 10

    Living with Candice, I'd often wake up from a nap or come home from work {back when I had a "real job"} and hear the sounds of screaming and giggling, followed by a loud "smack!" accompanied by more screaming and giggling and Geoff yelling " 'Geoff's the best' Say it!!!" 'Geoff's the best!!'".. From experience, I knew that I wanted... MORE...

    Yen + Daniel {can’t beat a good picnic}

    Tuesday, March 2

    We met Yen and Daniel back before we moved up to WA and after our meeting with them we were so excited to shoot their wedding, they were so laid back and just seemed awesome. So we're super excited to shoot their wedding in May! The night before this shoot I was sick from some food and slept on the... MORE...

    Tina + James {Big Bear, CA}

    Monday, January 25

    We met Tina and James for the first time at this shoot and they were awesome! We all made the trek up to Big Bear to do a mountain shoot and it was worth the drive! Well, Grayson drove, I fell asleep for part of it then chugged some coffee. First thing we noticed is that Tina and I were... MORE...

    The best of 2009!!!

    Saturday, January 9

    Now that 2010 is here, we decided to put together some of out favorite images from 2009. It was hard!! We had a ton of amazing couples, awesome locations and really good weddings. We're REALLY excited for our 2010 weddings, we're all over to  US this year so it's going to be good! Here are some of our favorite images... MORE...

    Erinkay + Doug- Irvine, CA

    Wednesday, January 6

    We are back home in WA! But we'll be back in CA in about 10 days for 3 more shoots. I couldn't wait to see our ferrets, I missed them waaaayy too much. We came back to a plumpo Sam- I don't know how he got so fat in 3 weeks. And Fynn has some more meat on her to. Ok... MORE...

    Another nice note from our awesome clients

    Thursday, December 10

    I know I know, it's really been too long to go without a post. But like I said, it's our down time! I could post endless photos of the ferrets or Grayson dancing, but who really want to see that.. other than me? Well we're done Christmas shopping (I'm a champ) and getting ready to head home to see the... MORE...

    Bring it on Meagan and Aaron… bring it on.

    Monday, September 14

    Well, we're down in CA for a good 3 weeks with 8 shoots packed in! It's a good time {I love being home}We had the pleasure of shooting an old friend of mine from high school {we were in drama class together through most of high school}. Meagan actually went on to do something with it, where I just accepted... MORE...

    Cooper + Michelle- the awesome…

    Thursday, August 20

    We flew back down to sunny CA to shoot this awesome couple we booked a while back. Cooper and Michelle.... are awesome. We met them at their house in Costa Mesa and just explored around some of their favorite spots to ride bikes and hang out. We always love seeing where couple like to be when it's just them, shooting... MORE...

    Zach + Sara II

    Wednesday, July 8

    So here is the rest of the awesome engagement shoot with Zach and Sara, sorry it's taken so long! Again.. moved to WA. But like I said before, this shoot was so fun! They are such a cute couple, couldn't keep from kissing all the time and being adorable. Plus, I love yellow so when we planned for the yellow... MORE...

    Heather + Tyler- Oak Glen

    Friday, June 26

    Our last shoot of the month! And in 3 days we're off to Washington! We got to shoot Heather and Tyler 2 short weeks before their wedding! So we'll be back in CA July 12th to shoot them again! Here are some of the photos we loved!... MORE...

    Fan-freakin-tastic Valentines Day shoot cnt’d

    Wednesday, February 25

    I loved this shoot! I know I say that a lot, but I did! We shot on Valentines day over in the great town of Brea (home of my favorite Corner Bakery) and it was, needless to say, a good time. I don't think it could have gone any better.. other than I lost my precious Gary Fong light diffuser... MORE...