Victoria & Mark | Couple and Pet Portraits At Golden Gardens in Seattle!

Victoria and Mark met me at Golden Gardens for portraits with their water-loving dog, Guinness. Check out the images!

Rachel & Mike | Engagement Portraits at Golden Gardens in Seattle!

Rachel and Mike are getting married tomorrow in Minnesota.  They already had a wedding photographer lined up, but they wanted some portraits taken in their new home of Seattle before the wedding.  I met them at Golden Gardens and here are the images!

engagement portraits at golden gardens in seattle by wedding photographer cory parris
engagement portraits at golden gardens in seattle by wedding photographer cory parris
engagement portrait of a couple in a field by seattle photographer cory parris
engagement portrait of a couple in a field by seattle photographer cory parris
beach engagement portrait in seattle with sail boats by photographer cory parris
beach engagement portrait in seattle with sail boats by photographer cory parris
couple portrait at golden gardens in seattle
couple portrait at golden gardens in seattle
artistic couple portrait by seattle wedding photographer cory parris
artistic couple portrait by seattle wedding photographer cory parris
seattle wedding and portrait photographer cory parris couple portrait strobist
seattle wedding and portrait photographer cory parris couple portrait strobist
couple walking in a field on a cloudy day by seattle portrait photographer cory parris
couple walking in a field on a cloudy day by seattle portrait photographer cory parris
couple sitting on the beach looking at the mountains by seattle wedding and portrait photographer cory parris
couple sitting on the beach looking at the mountains by seattle wedding and portrait photographer cory parris
couple sitting on the beach looking at the mountains by seattle wedding and portrait photographer cory parris
couple sitting on the beach looking at the mountains by seattle wedding and portrait photographer cory parris
couple portrait by seattle wedding photographer cory parris
couple portrait by seattle wedding photographer cory parris
couple portrait with bokeh by seattle portrait photographer cory parris
couple portrait with bokeh by seattle portrait photographer cory parris
engagement portraits in the woods by seattle portrait photographer cory parris
engagement portraits in the woods by seattle portrait photographer cory parris
stairs in the woods by seattle photographer cory parris
stairs in the woods by seattle photographer cory parris

I just liked the way these stairs in the woods looked. 

couple portrait in the woods with strobist by seattle photographer cory parris
couple portrait in the woods with strobist by seattle photographer cory parris
couple portrait in the woods
couple portrait in the woods
engagement portrait on the beach at golden gardens with dark, moody clouds
engagement portrait on the beach at golden gardens with dark, moody clouds
engagement portrait on the beach at golden gardens with dark, moody clouds
engagement portrait on the beach at golden gardens with dark, moody clouds
seattle wedding photographer parris engagement portrait on the beach at golden gardens
seattle wedding photographer parris engagement portrait on the beach at golden gardens

Diana & Brad | Wedding at Ray’s Boathouse in Seattle!

Diana and Brad had a beautiful and interesting wedding at Ray’s Boathouse in Seattle.  They combined beautiful flowers, couture gown, amazing shoes, the beautiful views at Ray’s, a Jedi to guide you to your seats and a R2-D2 robot for a cake.  How cool is that?

Venue:  Ray’s Boathouse

Officiant:  Rabbi Rick Harkavy

Wedding Planner:  Solomon Events

DJ:  Sound Source Seattle

Video:  Cabfare Productions

Red wedding shoes valentino with gold crystal bows by seattle wedding photographer cory parris
Red wedding shoes valentino with gold crystal bows by seattle wedding photographer cory parris

Diana had some awesome red wedding shoes!

first look first glance by seattle wedding photojournalist cory parris
first look first glance by seattle wedding photojournalist cory parris
portraits of the bride in groom in seattle and at Golden Gardens
portraits of the bride in groom in seattle and at Golden Gardens

A couple portraits of the bride and groom.  The first one is on the street in the U district in Seattle, while the image on the right and below are at Golden Gardens.

portraits of the bride and groom at golden gardens in seattle
portraits of the bride and groom at golden gardens in seattle
bride and groom walking away through the tall beach grasses
bride and groom walking away through the tall beach grasses
bride walking through tall grass by seattle wedding photographer cory parris
bride walking through tall grass by seattle wedding photographer cory parris
kids at a wedding at Ray's boathouse in seattle
kids at a wedding at Ray's boathouse in seattle

I love little kids at weddings! 

ray's sign by seattle wedding photographer cory parris
ray's sign by seattle wedding photographer cory parris
r2-d2 wedding cake construction r2d2 cake
r2-d2 wedding cake construction r2d2 cake

Constructing the R2-D2 cake!

candid portrait of a bride in b&w by seattle wedding photographer cory parris
candid portrait of a bride in b&w by seattle wedding photographer cory parris

Candid and portrait are two words that don’t always seem to go together.  In this case, I made this portrait of Diana while she was talking. 

red valentino wedding shoes with crystal set gold bows
red valentino wedding shoes with crystal set gold bows
wedding on the deck at ray's boathouse overlooking puget sound
wedding on the deck at ray's boathouse overlooking puget sound

I love how happy Brad is while he looks at Diana during the wedding!

wedding on the deck at ray's boathouse overlooking puget sound 2
wedding on the deck at ray's boathouse overlooking puget sound 2
bride and groom laughing after wedding
bride and groom laughing after wedding
bride and groom kissing in front of the ray's sign in seattle
bride and groom kissing in front of the ray's sign in seattle
R2-D2 in lego and cake
R2-D2 in lego and cake
girl and dad looking at the R2-D2 cake at the seattle wedding
girl and dad looking at the R2-D2 cake at the seattle wedding
bride laughing during toasts by seattle wedding photojournalist cory parris
bride laughing during toasts by seattle wedding photojournalist cory parris
cutting the r2-d2 wedding cake with a lightsaber
cutting the r2-d2 wedding cake with a lightsaber

Lightsaber and R2-D2 cake.  To steal a line from DJ Canon Snyder, “You may now cut your first piece of…robot!”

laughing guest at a seattle wedding
laughing guest at a seattle wedding
bride dancing with flower girl
bride dancing with flower girl
wedding guests laughing at seattle wedding
wedding guests laughing at seattle wedding
bride and groom wave goodbye to their guests at rays boathouse wedding in seattle
bride and groom wave goodbye to their guests at rays boathouse wedding in seattle

Diana & Brad waving goodbye to their guests!

Rachel & Zane | Engagement Portraits at Golden Gardens!

I met Rachel and Zane at Golden Gardens for some engagement portraits.  Zane works in Forestry, so we took some extra images in the trees.  I had a great time and I think we came up with some very cool images!

engagement portrait at golden gardens by seattle wedding photographer cory parris
engagement portrait at golden gardens by seattle wedding photographer cory parris
engagement portrait at the beach on golden gardens with the olympic mountains in the background
engagement portrait at the beach on golden gardens with the olympic mountains in the background
engagement portrait with wet toes on the beach
engagement portrait with wet toes on the beach
engagement portrait on the beach at golden gardens by seattle wedding photographer cory parris
engagement portrait on the beach at golden gardens by seattle wedding photographer cory parris
engagement portrait on the beach at golden gardens by seattle wedding photographer cory parris
engagement portrait on the beach at golden gardens by seattle wedding photographer cory parris
engagement portrait on the beach at golden gardens by seattle wedding photographer cory parris 3
engagement portrait on the beach at golden gardens by seattle wedding photographer cory parris 3
engagement portrait on the beach at golden gardens with the olympic mountains in the background by seattle wedding photographer cory parris
engagement portrait on the beach at golden gardens with the olympic mountains in the background by seattle wedding photographer cory parris
laughing couple engagement portraits at golden gardens
laughing couple engagement portraits at golden gardens
moody engagement portrait in black and white
moody engagement portrait in black and white
graphiti engagement portrait in seattle
graphiti engagement portrait in seattle
engagement portrait in the forest
engagement portrait in the forest
engagement portrait in the forest path
engagement portrait in the forest path
engagement portrait on a forest path
engagement portrait on a forest path
black and white engagement portrait in the woods
black and white engagement portrait in the woods
color enagagement portrait in the woods with lens flare
color enagagement portrait in the woods with lens flare