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I am a huge advocate of couples planning their wedding in such a way that everyone attending knows it’s personal to them. No bride & groom should ever, ever, ever,…

March 28, 2014
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I’m thrilled to finally share photos from our latest destination wedding adventure! There are also some bonus photos taken on a pre-wedding day fishing trip where we maxed out on…

March 20, 2014
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Oh, man. Where do I start? One thing I love is photographing the weddings of siblings whose weddings I’ve previously photographed. This in one of those cases since I photographed…

October 22, 2013
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I can’t think of many people who have enjoyed their wedding preparation and wedding day as thoroughly as Jennifer and Dan. I love it when that’s the case. It helps…

September 03, 2014
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Recently I was able to photograph Christen and Jake’s amazing wedding at The Hayden Lake Country Club in Hayden Lake, Idaho. It was one of those rare Summer days in the Inland…

September 02, 2014
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I hate forest fires. I hate them for all the damage they cause. I hate them for the devastation they leave in their wake. I hate them because they forced…

August 26, 2014
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I’m thrilled to be able to share some of Whitney and Jordan’s wedding photos and let people witness a day that was beyond wonderful. I’ve rarely been blessed with clouds…

August 14, 2014
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I’m thrilled to share photos from Sonia & Chris’ wedding at Lawson Gardens in Pullman, Washington. It was truly an internationally flavored wedding. With Sonia’s Indian heritage and family and Chris’ British…

August 05, 2014
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I’m excited to share Soronit & Nick’s wedding that took place at Whitworth University and The Glover Mansion as well as various other places around Spokane, including The Spokane Carrousel and Manito Park. They’re…

July 17, 2014
spokane riverfront park wedding portrait

So happy to share Micaela & Kyle’s wedding that took place at one of Spokane’s unique venues,  Chateau Rive. With both outdoor and indoor options, they have a set up…

July 15, 2014
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I’m thrilled to be able to share a really unique wedding today! One of my favorite venues is Arbor Crest in Spokane. I’ve been there many times before, so it was a…

June 27, 2014
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I’m fortunate. I am fascinated by happy people. I’m fortunate because I have a job that lets me see people on their happiest day. Often when people say, “this was…

June 17, 2014
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One of the parts of photographing weddings that I really love is learning about different couples and hearing their stories. Many are similar but some are very different. It’s fascinating…

May 12, 2014
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What a fun wedding to share! I was thrilled to share in the big day for Stephanie and Shawn who make as great of a couple as I’ve seen. While…

April 29, 2014
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Michelle & Doug’s wedding day was cold. Very cold. And I loved it. I have always enjoyed winter weddings. Possibly because my own wedding was in the winter 16 years…

February 10, 2014
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There’s not too much that I can say about these photos that will add much to what you see. All I can say is that I love it when couples choose…

January 21, 2014
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