Let’s Get Personal

Let’s Get Personal

In my efforts to bring back the personal posts, I've got some random thoughts for you today. Happy Friday! Film Photography: My mom had a huge Minolta camera when I was growing up. She'd take pictures of us on vacation and we'd laugh over the images, months later, when we finally got them...

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Germany in the Fall

Germany in the Fall

This is the first time I've been to the Rheingau in a season other than winter. It was also my 8th trip to Germany (in eight years). It seems like a lot, but at the same time, seems like I've barely spent any time there at all. Considering four of my trips to Germany came during the time I lived...

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Paris in October

Paris in October

Oh Paris. I wanted to love you. I wanted you to be the city I dreamed of, the city that inspired to me travel when I read about you so many years ago. But, you're not that city. You're great and you're quirky and you're filled with fun things, but we just didn't jive. My heart wasn't in it. It's...

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2014 In Review

2014 In Review

I'm back from my vacation (hello, inbox. Let's get to work) and ready to tackle 2015. I spent a lot of time in the last week thinking about 2014. And what I was going to say in this post. I wanted to come back and tell you all how fabulous and wonderful 2014 was. Because, it was fabulous and...

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Visiting Alaska: Glacier Cruise, Wildlife, and Wide Open Skies

Visiting Alaska: Glacier Cruise, Wildlife, and Wide Open Skies

It's been almost three months since we went to Alaska. H had an opportunity to go up there for a work trip, so I bought a plane ticket and tagged along. We were there for four days, and while I worked for part of the trip, we also did some exploring around Anchorage, I went on a glacier tour, and...

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Laura & John’s Gonzaga Wedding

Laura & John’s Gonzaga Wedding

Laura & John were the winners of my wedding giveaway last year, and I am so glad they entered. [For more about a 2015 wedding giveaway, please see the end of this post.] I agonized over who to pick, and there were so many wonderful entries, but I'm so glad that Laura & John entered, and...

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Alaska on Film

Alaska on Film

Alaska. There are a million things I want to say about our trip to Anchorage, but I'll save them for the next post. For this post, I wanted to show off a couple things you can get this weekend during my first Black Friday deal! Today through Monday, December 1st, all the prints in on my website...

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Heather & Danny’s Spring Creek Wedding

Heather & Danny’s Spring Creek Wedding

Heather & Danny love the Methow Valley, so it was an easy decision for them to get married there. Their families came from all over -- some of them drove across the country -- to celebrate Heather & Danny's sweet wedding day. What a day. Actually, what a weekend. Heather & Danny's...

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Taking Chances

Taking Chances

A few months ago, I applied for a photography job. One that includes crazy amounts of travel and photography, one that was perfect for me because it combines the two things I love most -- photographing life changing moments and travel it was my dream job. It took me months to even get the courage...

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The Fall Groove

The Fall Groove

After a whirlwind summer, I wasn't sure how my body was going to handle my trip to Europe. Two weeks of visiting family and friends, of traveling almost every day seemed like a lot. But overall, it was a really great trip. I spent a lot of time offline, and the disconnect from social media was...

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