Monthly Archives: September 2009

Wedding: Maria & Chris

After seeing how much fun their rehearsal dinner was, I knew I was going to love Maria & Chris’ wedding. And I did. There were incredible Orcas Island water views everywhere you turned at the Inn at Ship Bay. A ceremony by a grove of old plum trees.  Some of the best food I’ve ever […]

Rehearsal Dinner: Maria & Chris

Maria and Chris were married last month up on Orcas Island at the Inn at Ship Bay, and I came up the day before so I could photograph the rehearsal dinner. It was beautiful and beachy and everyone wandered from the tent down to the water as the sun went down. There were some top […]

The Takamiya Family

Way back in the freezing cold spring, I spent a morning taking photos for the Takamiyas. They had family in town (grandparents, sister and brother-in-law as well as a niece), and although the weather was terrible, we ended up having a lot of fun by turning their light-filled living room into a little photo studio. […]

Wedding: Olive & Erik

I love backyard weddings. I love how personal they are, and how the party feels like a natural extension of family life. So I was really looking forward to Olive and Erik’s wedding at Erik’s parents’ home on Anderson Island. And this wasn’t just any backyard. Erik’s parents’ backyard is a lush, beautiful garden with […]

Wedding: Aubrey & Chris

Aubrey and Chris had a small, family-only (plus the three officiants, who were dear friends) wedding on the beach by the lighthouse at Discovery Park, followed by a delicious organic dinner at the new South Lake Union Portage Bay Cafe. It was a very emotional day. And on the beach during the ceremony, it was […]