The Island Effect | San Juan Islands Fine Art Photography

The light on the island is phenomenal.  I grew up in the suburbs of Atlanta.  The “City in the Trees”VIEW FULL POST

Kiteboarding on Lopez Island | San Juan Islands Storytelling

When Jake got home from school today, he said that Big Jake was out there with his kit thingee.  Oh cool.  Let’sVIEW FULL POST

Custom engraved boxes for prints and thumbdrives just showed up! | Plus a Style Me Pretty Feature!

Äraminta & Doug’s custom wooden box with thumbdrive just came in the mail.  I think they will like them.  IVIEW FULL POST

A Potters Life in Paradise

  Tuesday, I stopped in on my good island friend, Josh Ratza, for a self guided tour of his workspace.  HeVIEW FULL POST

Iceberg Point in Winter | Pacific Northwest Photographic Storytelling

Known as the “do not miss” thing to see/do on Lopez, Iceberg Point stands as one of the most magical ofVIEW FULL POST

Äraminta + Doug | San Juan Island Elopement | 2.14.2014

So, don’t let anyone tell you that elopements can’t be special.  I was honored to be the onlyVIEW FULL POST

Winter on the Elwha River

I’m finally able to go on some hikes now that my leg is working again.  First stop was the Elwha River on theVIEW FULL POST

J + J Photobooth

Jared + Jennifer’s Winter Wedding at Broadway Hall had a fun photobooth happening.  Here’s a little video IVIEW FULL POST

J + J | 12.27.2013 | Bellingham, WA | San Juans Islands Wedding Photographer

As a natural light photographer, when Jennifer and Jared told me it was going to be a late December wedding , I thoughtVIEW FULL POST


Here’s a wonderful little fellow that was a joy to get to know.  Meet Greyson.VIEW FULL POST

Morning light | Lopez Island | San Juan County Landscapes

Every photographer knows the beauty of morning light.  Usually when good light occurs, a photographer goes into a sortVIEW FULL POST

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Don’t tell them, but I have a surprise in the mail for Seth + Andrea.  Its a new form of digital negativeVIEW FULL POST

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Wok on Water | Stand Up Paddleboarding Beach Fry | Lopez Island

Its not everyday that a local business sets up their goodies for  anyone to come play for free while theVIEW FULL POST

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April + Melissa | Lake Padden Wedding | San Juan Islands Wedding Photographer

On the 26th of October of this year, a handful of friends met on a small dock of Lake Padden outside of Bellingham,VIEW FULL POST

Kelsey + Mike Engaged | San Juan Islands Wedding Photographer

Kelsey + Mike are so cute! I feel privileged to be documenting their wedding next summer here on Lopez. Its the perfectVIEW FULL POST

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Seth + Andrea | A Southern Plantation Wedding (on crutches)

n 490:  the number of pounds of motorcycle that fell on my leg. 9: the number of pieces of metal required to put myVIEW FULL POST

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A Southern Plantation Wedding Rehearsal Dinner | Seth + Andrea

Last month, Jessie and I flew out East for a South Georgia Plantation wedding.  It was one of those big ones that onlyVIEW FULL POST

The Resurrection Collection I

A collection of images dug up from the archives circa 2001-2004.    VIEW FULL POST

Another Pilgrimage to Jackson, Part II (The Bill Ohrmann Encounter)

So at this point we are getting in the grungy groove of car camping.  Feeling good, eating good.  Making memories&#VIEW FULL POST

Another Pilgrimage to Jackson, Part I (Getting There)

When Marley, our golden retriever, passed away this year, we all knew that his ashes ultimately were to end up inVIEW FULL POST

Kim + Nick

Remember that Seattle Gasworks Engagement Session  I posted a few months ago?  Nick followed through with hisVIEW FULL POST

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Stephen + Tobie

My post for weddings keep getting longer and longer.  It must be because my partner (Jess) and I are becoming aVIEW FULL POST

The month of Fogust | San Juan Islands Editorial Photography

So I’ve lived on Lopez for over a month now, and I think I saw 2 clouds.  Now that its the weird month of “VIEW FULL POST

Jennifer + Jared. Pacific Northwest Engagement Photography

I’m honored to be a part of this lovely couple’s wedding on December 27th this year.  (Think WinterVIEW FULL POST