LINDSEY & CORWYN BECOME THE WILKEYS || A GIRDWOOD ELOPEMENT

It was humid day in the rain forests of Alaska. The fallen pine needles stuck to the soles of our shoes as we made our way down to the falls. They planted their feet on that rock and joined hands. As their two legged son and other four legged children looked on, they spoke to […]

CARLEY & JOEY BECOME THE COTTERS || A VALDEZ BEACHSIDE WEDDING

You glean a lot about a person by the way their friends speak of them. Carley and Joey’s friends said some of the best things you could hope to be said of you. They called them selfless and generous. They called them the best parents. And from what I’ve seen, it’s all true. These two have big […]

EMILY & STEPHEN BECOME THE SMITHS || A COLORFUL MOUNTAINSIDE ELOPEMENT

“He is my roots,” she said. He, a grounding presence for her, and she, the one who delights him. On a vibrant night where the sun spoke in all her shades, a bohemian gypsy spirit and a quirky, quiet soul tied themselves together on the mountainside. And God must have known how much she loves […]

ALLISON & PETER BECOME THE ELLERTS

The Adams family is quite a dear one to me. I’ve known this family for some solid time now, and though I don’t see them always, I’ve certainly seen much with them. I’ve worshiped the Lord with them, traveled to foreign countries, and worked side by side throughout the 6 years we’ve known one another. […]

KRISTYN & TAYLOR BECOME THE TURNEYS

She had liked him since the seventh grade. But he always seemed a bit too out of reach. Until the day when her mama said, “Just ask him to hang out.” And she did. And they fell in love. The one she never thought she’d turn the head of was lucky enough to win her […]

CUT FROM A DIFFERENT CLOTH || SPENARD BRIDAL

Most of the time I shoot real people in the midst of real life moments. Other times, it’s real life ladies wearing real gowns from a real shop owned by a real person. And this would be one such time. In honor of Bateau Bridal Boutique’s unique placement and service to this town, And as an ode to […]

JENNA & ZACH BECOME THE ELYS

He was always this figment of imagination. This mystery man. The hunky hunky blonde who sounded like he might be a little to good to be true, but I took it on faith. I believed that she did in fact have a boyfriend and she wasn’t just making him up.. Jenn and I went through […]