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“We were all heading for each other on a collision course, no matter what. Maybe some people are just meant to be in the same story.”
~ Jandy Nelson // I’ll Give You The Sun

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There is a difference between a wedding and a marriage. We forget this sometimes as we are choosing flowers and trying on dresses and practicing first dances. But really, the most beautiful part of any wedding, is the marriage that is being honoured. And during that day, there is a moment. A moment when any […]


August 20, 2018

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A few months ago, I was sitting in a room amid downtown Tacoma, Washington.  A group of absolutely amazing women sat in rows on wooden fold out chairs.  With all of their eyes looking intently upon me…I uttered four words that surprised even myself… “Art saved my life” I can remember being taken aback as […]


July 4, 2017

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The really great thing about photographing other photographers is that they “get” you.  You know, in a “that’s-the-most-ridiculous-idea-I’ve-ever-heard-and-I-like-it” kind of get you!  They see possibility where others might not and the risk is always worth taking! Julie-Anne and David are very familiar with the flip side of the camera and therefore, they get me.  Or […]


January 16, 2015

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If there’s one thing you can count on about weddings…it’s that they seldom go exactly as planned.  The idea is there.  The intention is there.  The electronic itinerary is there.  But most of the time, other things are there that move things in a different direction.  And you really have to find a way to […]


November 3, 2013