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Here on my sleepy ideal paradise island, I am actually surrounded by extremely hard working folk.  The type ofVIEW FULL POST

Lexi + David | A Lopez Island Wedding | Destination Wedding Photographers

Its not often that destination wedding photographers get to live right smack dab in the middle of theVIEW FULL POST

Out of Office Reply: Gone to Mexico | Destination Wedding Photographers

I visited the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico back in 2011.  This year, I’m finally headed back!  This time under theVIEW FULL POST

An evening with a family | San Juan Islands Portait Photography

Check out some of my faves from my latest portrait session on the Spit Preserve and Otis Perkins Beach, here on Lopez.VIEW FULL POST

Libby + Eric | Methow Valley Wedding

 A record breaking forest fire season this summer brought in a warm soft light to set the scene for this Methow ValleyVIEW FULL POST

Ashley + Rob | Roche Harbor Wedding

A Roche Harbor wedding has always carried an air of sophistication when its being compared to other destinations in theVIEW FULL POST

The Fall Equinox Ratzaria | San Juan Islands Photographers

The Ratza family hosted a wonderful pizza bake to celebrate some life changes and the Fall Equinox.  It couldn’tVIEW FULL POST

Maiden Voyage | My beginnings as liveaboard sailing photographer in the San Juan Islands

I think that most people that visit my website don’t realize that I live on a sailboat with my son. OurVIEW FULL POST

Mike + Kelsey | 7•19•2014 | Lopez Island Wedding

You may remember this cute couple from an engagement session this last winter.  Well, the time came this July for themVIEW FULL POST

Matthew + Sara | Port Townsend Wedding | 7.5.2014

What a lovely couple. While Sara was getting ready at The Bishop Hotel and Izadora Day Spa, Matthew was prepping hisVIEW FULL POST

Aboard the Spike Africa Sailing Schooner | A Lopez Islander Birthday Cruise

My friend, Jack, was the first person I ever met on Lopez.  I was honored to be invited to his 60th BirthdayVIEW FULL POST

Vessels of Intention | Lopez Island Artisan Series

When I was driving onto Mike’s property I was alarmed by a white sign pronouncing ATTENTION: CHAT LUNATIQUE IVIEW FULL POST

Beth + Ryan | San juan Islands Wedding Photography

Beth + Ryan, does it get any cuter?  Greenfield Farm & Gardens over on Fidalgo Island did a fantastic job of makingVIEW FULL POST

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Rite of Passage | San Juan Island Sailing | Pacific Northwest Documentary Photographer

This is Jake (6).  After dinner a couple of nights ago, I saw good conditions for a leisurely sail in our Minto dinghy.VIEW FULL POST

Living bread for Living People | Barn Owl Bakery | San Juan Islands Documentary Photography

Meet Nathan and Sage and Eden of Barn Owl Bakery.  They live in a modest cabin on a large farm.   They make allVIEW FULL POST

Avila’s Party

This is my friend, Avila.  She recently hit the ripe old age of three.  I brought my camera to her party.VIEW FULL POST

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Our island way of life is under threat. | San Juan Island Documentary Photographer

Seine: (pronounced ‘sane’),  is a large net with weighs on one edge and floats on the other that hangsVIEW FULL POST

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

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