Lake Union Wedding | Ellen and Eric

Ellen and Eric started their wedding day at Christ Our Hope Catholic Church in Seattle. It is a relatively new church just a couple of blocks from Pike Place Market. Then we went to the Olympic Sculpture Park and Myrtle Edwards Park on the Seattle waterfront. It was a day of beautiful, subtle light with a layer of clouds.

Finally, we went to the Lake Union Cafe for the reception. A beautiful and delicious place to end the night!

You can start with a slideshow on YouTube or Vimeo.

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Wedding Location: Christ Our Hope Catholic Church Reception Location: Lake Union Cafe Wedding Flowers: Lake Union Cafe Wedding Cake: Lake Union Cafe Catering: Lake Union Cafe Hair Stylist: Laura Fontenot Makeup Artist: Isabel Boyd Wedding dress boutique: Chic Bridal Boutique (Boise ID) Tuxedos or men's suits: Jos. A Bank

Woodland Park Rose Garden Wedding and Aqua Reception | Charlie and Gerrit

Charlie and Gerrit had a beautiful wedding day at the Woodland Park Rose Garden. The sun was shining and the the flowers were beautiful. After the small, private ceremony at the Rose Garden, we went to Aqua on the Seattle waterfront for the wedding reception. It is an amazing place with views of the city and the water. Very cool.

The slideshow is first with individual images after!

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bride in a red dress walking behind groom at woodland park rose garden
Market sign and wedding couple portrait
Market sign and wedding couple portrait
Market sign and wedding couple portrait
Market sign and wedding couple portrait
night time portrait at pike place market in seattle
night time portrait at pike place market in seattle
Ring photo on red
Ring photo on red
wedding portrait at sunset
wedding portrait at sunset
stained glass style wedding cake
stained glass style wedding cake
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seattle wedding photographer
wedding centerpiece at Aqua restaurant in Seattle
wedding centerpiece at Aqua restaurant in Seattle
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bride and groom with zoom effect
orange wedding bouquet
orange wedding bouquet
bride in a red dress on the waterfront
bride in a red dress on the waterfront
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bride and groom with red dress on the seattle waterfront
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bride and groom walking along the seattle waterfront
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bride portrait in red dress with umbrella
bride and groom portrait in the woodland park rose garden
bride and groom portrait in the woodland park rose garden
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bride and groom portrait at the woodland park rose garden in seattle
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bride and groom laughing during wedding ceremony
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bride and groom exchanging rings at wedding ceremony
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Pink rose at woodland park rose
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bride and groom getting married in the woodland park rose garden

Seattle Engagement Portraits | Joy & Mike

Joy and Mike are huge Seattle Seahawks fans. Also, we won the Superbowl this year with style. With that in mind we started the engagement portrait session at Century Link Field, the home of the Seattle Seahawks, Superbowl winners. Yes, those of us from Seattle have been starved for a major championship, so I am repeating "Seattle Seahawks, Superbowl Champions" just a few more times so that everyone gets the point. Beyond the fact that Joy and Mike enjoy watching the Seahawks win, they are a very fun couple that laugh a lot together. After a few images at Century Link Field, we walked around Pioneer Square and Occidental Park. Then we went down to Myrtle Edwards Park and the Olympic Sculpture Park for a nightcap of Sunset portraits.

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Joy and Mike's engagement portrait at Century Link Field. I played a little with an HDR effect.

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I loved the reflection off of the new building in the north parking lot.

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Playing with light and shadow as they walked down the street.

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Portrait in Occidental Park.

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A solo portrait of Mike in Occidental Park with the faded Ranier Beer sign.

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I really liked this image of Joy and Mike as they walked down first avenue. I was playing with light, shadow and lens flare.

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Life is good when you have the one you love in your arms!

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Sunset engagement portrait with a little added pop of flash to light up our joyful couple.

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Playing with the flash and city lights.

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For this last image, I backlit them with the flash.