weddings

New York City Proposal

Ryan + Lauren got engaged last weekend and it was the most beautiful proposal I have ever captured! From the rain to cobblestone streets to gorgeous Soho architecture, this engagement was straight out of a movie. Lauren’s reaction was so precious + joyful and i am so happy to have been able to document it for them. ryan popped the question on a sentimental street that they take walks on. afterward, lauren was surprised by her close friends and family at the arlo hotel in downtown.

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Brooklyn Bridge Vow Renewal | Sarah Nourse + Matthias Durrer

Sarah + Matthias just celebrated their five year wedding anniversary! I photographed them on the iconic Brooklyn Bridge and Washington Street (the green Manhattan bridge viewpoint) during golden hour. I am about to leave for Europe for the summer (Paris, London, and Southern Italy!) and am booking in NYC until July 12th. Then I will be back in Manhattan for a few weeks at the end of August and booking Seattle in September-October. Be sure to get in contact with me if you're interested in booking before I leave New York or when I am in Europe!

Scroll all the way to the bottom of this post to watch the behind the scenes video tutorial on 5 of my top tips for photographing couples!

All images were taken using my Canon 5D Mark IV camera + Sigma 35mm Art lens. The color photographs were edited using my “Friday” and the black and white were with “Monday” adobe lightroom preset from my “Red Letter Days” pack.

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Brooklyn Bridge Elopement | Kayla + Stephen

i photographed this missouri-based photographer's wedding day on the beautiful brooklyn bridge! it was golden hour and we were able to get some gorgeous candid photographs. it was pretty crowded that evening, but kayla was very understanding and wanted an authentic look. i absolutely loved her lace sleeves with her tattoos, his grey tux, and how cute they are together! since the bride is also a photographer, it was so much fun to be able to connect with her on so many different levels. also! these images were edited with my new friday + monday lightroom preset. click here for the full pack!

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Jessie + Vitaly | Portland, Oregon Wedding

i was honored to capture jessie + vitaly's wedding day in september 2017. the wedding ceremony and reception took place on the grooms family's property, a beautiful outdoor space just outside of portland. it was so special because both of their families came together to put everything together and there was so much detail involved with the decorations and venue. from the bridal suite to the sparkler send off, the bride and groom were smiling the entire time.

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Whidbey Island Styled Bridal Shoot | Washington State

I am so happy to share this styled bridal photoshoot from last month in western Washington state. My favorite part about this photoshoot would be the location. Whidbey Island is a favorite for so many Seattle locals. I love the mix of the sand with the delicate flowers. The styling of this session was the perfect balance of bohemian and bride.

Florals: Blooming Seattle
Model: Evelina
Hair: Diana Yakimchuk
Cake: Cakes By Parks 
Dress: A & Bé Bridal Shop
Photography: Me, Jessica Whitaker

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