wedding photojournalism

MANDY & JOSH

i've been waiting/wanting to post this one for a while. josh has been one of my best friends since we were just punk kids back in high school. i remember the first time he met mandy, and he told me that first week that he was going to marry her. he got lucky, and she's a fantastic lady, who has quickly become great friends with my wife and i. we love them.

it was a true honor to shoot their wedding at the beautiful alderbrook resort, in union, washington. it was also an honor to have sergio mottola come out and shoot with me. check his photos here. there's four of his photos sprinkled in here.

pause... PHOTOBOOTH.

Courtney and Tim | Green Bluff, Washington

this is one of quite a few awesome summer '09 weddings I still need to share with everyone. the High Country Orchard had to be one of my favorite places to shoot, this year. rolling green hills, sunshine, orchards, cowboy boots, fresh country details, and a lot of happy people.

Tracy and Arthur | wedding

so, i ended up not having time to post this at the end of last week, before i left for california. i'm stoked to post this one, though! Tracy and Arthur had their wedding back in July at Herban Feast SoDo Park ... definitely one of my favorite seattle wedding venues. we shot some portraits at the Olympic Sculpture Park, beforehand. the whole day was a huge, joyous celebration, with modern and traditional jewish influences throughout. thanks again for having me be a part of your day, it was an honor!

also, big shout out to natalie g. for coming out and shooting with me (and letting me steal her D3 and 85/1.4).

Alison and Mark | wedding

this wedding happened a couple months ago. i had a lot of great weddings this spring/early summer, and alison and mark's was no exception. fun, relaxation, and happiness with all their family on the shore of south lake union. their wedding was held at blue ribbon cooking. alison's niece was the cutest little girl. seriously.

some last minute dancing and touch-ups before the ceremony.

pie, fruit roll-ups, AND cake? awesome.

Ayumi and Sanjay | wedding - NYC

ayumi and sanjay made my first trip to New York memorable, awesome, and easy. i can't say how blessed i feel to have clients like this, who are so warm and loving to each other and everyone around them.  they also know how to throw a big, beautiful wedding (and party).  stay tuned for approximately a metric ton of images ... along with more details than i normally post (there were so many amazing details!). their wedding was held at the fantastic Studio 6, overlooking the Manhattan skyline.

thanks again, guys!

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Melissa and Ross | wedding

i shot this wedding about a month ago, and it was such a huge celebration ... between melissa and ross, between their families, friends.  their wedding day was the culmination of so much emotional and spiritual preparation.  not only that, but these guys waited until their wedding day to share their first kiss ... not your average decision, but one that made the kiss at the altar a totally different (and awesome!) moment. on top of giving me extra time before the wedding by seeing each other prior to the ceremony (thumbs up), they gave me so much time afterwards to just cruise around the waterfront and downtown and enjoy the light and get some more images.  love it.  thanks guys, it was a blessing to be a part of your day.

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