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Old School Love Sydney and Frank are the kind of couple that makes me want to sing old Alan Jackson country songs. They are an old school, cozy kind of love that makes you remember why people get married in the first place. And being a part of their wedding reminded me why I love […]

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The Giants What do you think of when you hear the word: storytelling? For me, I think of the giants: Apple, Disney, Pixar, Airbnb, Spotify, and Refinery29. Sure, Disney and Pixar seem like obvious choices, for obvious reasons. But what about Airbnb, Spotify, and the others I listed? Why do they make the list? I’ll […]

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Fate and Cake I met Seth and Emily through a stroke of fate and cake. While scrolling through Instagram, where there is a sea of possibilities of new friends and connections, Emily happened to see a picture of a cake made by Charlie of Deep Sea Sugar and Salt. I’m not sure if I can […]

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The leap In August 2018, I quit my full-time job to pursue running my own business as a wedding photographer, brand strategist, and overall creative collaborator. Being that it is December 2018 now, you could say that I am still very much in the thick of figuring out what that all means. A few weeks […]

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From math problems to wedding rings I met Bryon when we were just kids in college. We didn’t know each other well, but we sure did run in the same circles. Our lives sort of mirrored each other those four years, especially so when we both graduated and accepted teaching positions with Teach for America. […]

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Hello world. Meet Lizzie. The owner, writer, and shining light behind the very popular Seattle based blog, Donuts and Downdog. In her words, Donuts + Downdog is all about having fun and being healthy. What drew me to Lizzie first was her genuine love of life, even when it sucks. She doesn’t sugar coat things, […]

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Forever will this wedding be my favorite memory of these two love birds. Charles, a good friend of mine, married his most perfect person. Margarete, a new friend, married one of the nicest and most loyal people I have ever known. We all met in Bellingham, at the classic venue Lairmont Manor, to see these two […]

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I recently read something I wrote as a Facebook update 5 years ago, “Dreaming of doing my own thing #photog dreams”. It may not be the most poetic or profound thing I’ve ever written, but I remember exactly where I was when I wrote it. I was sitting behind a front desk, dying at a […]