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Your Wedding Is NOT A Magazine Shoot

I love details.  I love gorgeous close-ups of rings, shoes, and painstakingly sculpted sugar flowers.  I love a pretty shot of an empty reception hall glittering with candles before the guests swarm in and clutter it with bags, coats, and


Leavenworth Mother & Son Photos

This winter snow has been harder to find than normal up in the passes here in the northern part of western Washington.  The snow came late, and ever since it did show up, there’s been a whole glob of rainy


Katy & David: An Intimate Jewish Wedding

This weekend, Mike and I flew down to Fresno to photograph his cousin’s wedding. The affair was a simple and intimate one – only 33 people (including us) were in attendance. The ceremony was short and poignant. Katy, the bride,