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She called me to see when I was free. I think that was my first indicator that Kendra was going to be THE most chill bride! Most inquiries I receive have set dates, so I was taken back by the question! From the moment she began sharing her vision of getting married on their ranch, […]

Wedding

Central California Ranch Wedding: Sonny + Kendra

1/22/21

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It’s gray and gloomy here in Spokane which has me craving color on the trees again and the warmth of sunshine on my face! Definitely taking me back to this sweet family session this past fall with the Makinsons’ out in Cathys Valley, on a ranch with its acres of golden grass and giant oak […]

Family

Makinson Family: Ranch Family Session

1/20/21

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Friends, I am so excited to share this Coeur d’Alene wedding with you today! This was my FIRST time shooting a wedding at the Coeur d’Alene resort, and it was such an amazing experience! Not only was the setting spectacular, overlooking the lake in all its shades of blue, but the staff was so friendly […]

Wedding

Coeur d’Alene Resort Wedding: Darby + Viviana

1/07/21

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They attended college together, roaming the same floor of Warren Hall, she in Second East and he in Second South. Their halls would hang out together, so much that the group called themselves ‘The Fam’. Zack noticed Lydia’s smile and was immediately drawn to her warmth and kindness. Meanwhile, Lydia was focused on her academics […]

Engaged

Spokane Engagement Session: Zack + Lydia

3/04/20

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They’ve known each other since the fifth grade. And though they are unsure as to whether it was at 4-H or youth group, one thing was certain…Brendon had a crush on a girl named Cassidy. She didn’t know it at the time, nor did she realize she was breaking his heart when she decided to […]

Engaged

Chowchilla Engagement Session: Brendon + Cassidy

1/08/20

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You might remember Morgan & Cassie from their engagement session, more especially their love story. It reads like a Hallmark movie. He was in the town’s annual Christmas parade, and in all the crowd, she stood out. A few months later, the sight of Cassie lingered in his mind, and he decided to reach out. […]

Wedding

A Beautiful Boho Wedding: Morgan + Cassie

12/30/19

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Sometimes, I have to pinch myself getting to document a couple’s wedding day! Especially when it is for a dear friend! I’ve known Ashley since elementary school, and then after moving back home following college, I attended a women’s Bible study in town with her. I feel incredibly blessed to call her a friend, and […]

Wedding

A Joshua Tree Elopement: Sergio + Ashley

12/26/19

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They met on a blind date…well, kind of. Erin was a senior in high school, and in an effort to make prom bigger at her school, students were encouraged to ask students from other schools. So a mutual friend invited them to the Clovis rodeo to meet, so Jacob and Erin were introduced and immediately […]

Engaged

A Fall Engagement Session: Jacob + Erin

12/20/19

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They met while in high school. Viviana had just moved to Spokane from Walla Walla, and was starting her junior year. As fate would have it, Darby shared the first three periods of class with her. He immediately noticed the ‘new girl’ in class, while she said she noticed Darby because of his skater-boy long […]

Engaged

Downtown Spokane Engagement: Darby + Viviana

12/06/19

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While I was in California shooting weddings, I snuck in a few family sessions during the week! It was SO fun to see so many familiar faces, and for this one in particular, because I got to meet a new one!!! You might remember Kristen and Devin from their wedding a few years ago, and […]

Family

Rustic Family Portraits: Parker Family

11/16/19