80% Off Wedding Photography?!?! Grant a Wish at Get Hitched Give Hope!

Yep, that’s right. Blink your eyes again and the title of this post STILL says it: You can book me for your wedding at 80% off while granting final wishes at Get Hitched Give Hope on November 8th!!!

Here’s how it works: Get your ticket to Get Hitched Give Hope right now, and study up on the incredible wedding services and items that are up for bid. Arrive early to scout out WHERE the stuff is that you want to bid on, whether it is in the raffles, silent auction, or live auction. Silent Auction opening bids (which is where I am) begin at 20% of the retail value so you’re bound to get some amazing deals on top-notch wedding goods and services! Since GHGH is a charitable event and put on by volunteers, you can rest assured that what you pledge will be used well to grant wishes.

And what am I donating? Boy am I glad you asked!!!

Phenomenally Fantastic Wedding Photography :: Looking for a fun, fashionable, and magazine-worthy style? Laurel has got a passion for creating rockin’ portraits while capturing moments as they happen. Her style is fabulously photojournalistic plus a dash of fashion, and her outgoing and fun personality will set you at ease. Here’s what’s included: a pre-wedding Getting To Know You Consultation, 6 hours of wedding day photography by Laurel herself, a sneak-peek Facebook album of highlights, a private Big Screen Reveal in Laurel’s studio, and a proofing website for sharing and ordering. Want something more? You can also use the value of this package toward any other package or service the studio offers. Retail value: $3000 big ones, although bids will start at $600. Unavailable (already booked) 2013 dates will be listed at the silent auction.


Styled shoot for Get Hitched Give Hope in vintage circus style. This bride is blowing glitter toward the camera under a red and white circus tent.

Want to see more from our sparkly, popcorn-y, elephant-y Vintage Circus-inspired ad shoot?? >> Click here<<

 The important stuff, at a glance:

WHAT: Step right up to the 5th Annual Bridal Auction & Gala, where you can get gorgeous goods for your wedding while giving back! Brides, grooms, & guests will indulge in sips and sweets while they shop for fabulous wedding goods and services, mingle with some of Seattle’s hottest wedding vendors, and give to a great cause. We’ll have amazing appetizers, raffles, auctions, a dance party and surprises, so put on your party shoes!

WHEN: The evening of Thursday November 8th, 2012 at 6 o’clock

WHERE: The fabulous Four Seasons Hotel Seattle

WHO: Seattle’s hottest and most giving weddings pros and YOU, the brides & grooms and fun folk of Seattle

WHYTo get gorgeous goods for your wedding while giving back.  Help us raise $100,000 on our 5th anniversary; YOU can grant wishes simply by attending and bidding!

HOWBuy tickets here and you will be entered into a special drawing at the door!  Note: Ticket prices increase at the door, so get yours now while they’re still piping hot and you’re entered into a very special “advanced ticket buyer” drawing.

CAN’T COME TO THE CIRCUS? You can donate online to help us deliver dreams.

Please join us to toast to this wonderful cause that celebrates life and love and the fabulous spirit of giving! It’s an evening not to be missed, where the most stylish way to give . . . is to get!

If you have any questions about the event, our organization, or my auction item, please feel free to ask them in the comments section below and I’ll try my best to answer them for you!

I’ll see you there!!!  >>>>GET MY TICKETS NOW<<<<


Pre-Wedding Adorable-ness at Woodinville Winery Engagement Session.

Jessica and Nick took an afternoon off from planning and prepping their Vail wedding for a sweet and cuddly Woodinville winery engagement session. Wine grape vines, wrought iron fences, and a bad ass black and white striped Bella Umbrella pagoda-style umbrella gave the whole affair a touch of Parisian flair. Congratulations to the charming couple, on what is sure to be a ridiculously cute life together!

Engagement photo of couple in woods in Woodinville, WA winery.
Detail of bride and groom at Washington winery in their pre-wedding session by Seattle Wedding Photographer.
Playful couple preparing for their wedding at Seattle area winery wedding.
Couple kissing at Woodinville winery for pre wedding photography.
Bride and groom embracing during engagement session at Washington winery .
Personal and unique engagement session wardrobe details.
Bonjour purple shoelaces. You make feet (and photographers) happy.
Seattle wedding photographer engagement session at Woodinville, WA winery.
Engagement session in Seattle area winery with Bella Umbrella detail.
Sweet couple with Bella Umbrella during engagement session at winery.
Couple holding hands on train track near forested area of Seattle area winery.
Adorable overload.
Bride and groom embracing Woodinville, Washington winery during engagement photos.
All this romantic French-y loveryly-ness and we didn’t even have to trek the 5,000 miles.

  • Lucas Mobley via Facebook - This is very nice! :)

  • Joshua Clark via Facebook - Nice work! I dig that umbrella!

  • Carol Harrold via Facebook - Yummy!

  • Holger Kessen via Facebook - Great pics!

  • The Other McConnell - Yo,

    That second last pic is epic. ‘Nuff said.


  • April - Which winery is this? I LOVE these pictures! :) Are they all from the winery, including the train tracks?

Brides Magazine Spotlight!!!

Oh hey. We’re suuuuuuper excited to have been selected as one of the “People and Places To Know” when planning a Seattle wedding in the national Brides Magazine!! There’s a whole lot of blushing going on over here at being recognized with a bunch of wedding professionals we love and admire. 

August 2012 Brides Magazine.

Pardon us while we do a happy dance.

Shout out to the other party peeps featured:
Sodo Park, The Northern Lights Dome Room, The Corson Building, Georgetown Ballroom, Bella Luna Farms, Kiana Lodge, and 215 Westlake.

Gown Salons:
Luly Yang, Cicada Bridal, and La Belle Elaine’s.

True Colors Events, Steven Moore Designs, Bow Tie & Bustle, Solomon Events, and Invisible Hostess.

New Renaissance Cakes, Jenny Cookies, Tallant House, and The People’s Cake.

Invitation Designers:
Brown Sugar Design, The Pike Street Press, and Hobson House Design.

Willow and Bloom, McKenzie Powell, The Flower Suite, and Marigold and Mint.

James Moes, Michele M. Waite, and One Love Photo.

Lisa Dupar and Company, Skillet Street Food, and Ravishing Radish.



Blue in Ballard: A Super Cute Seattle Engagement Shoot!

While gallivanting around Ballard, Ashley, Nick, their cute little pooch, and I stumbled across this super adorable chalk drawing. How could we not resist??!

fun hip engagement shoot in ballard blue and red

For more from this shoot, pop on over to our Facebook page to see what we’ve been shooting this summer!!!!

  • Matt Haines - Wouldnt that be funny if some other photographer was just posing their couple there, and had drawn that on the wall? That’s vey cute and I might pack some chalk next time I’ve got an urban e-shoot.

Our Seattle Photography Studio is Moving!

I know…. we can hardly believe it ourselves! We loved our old space probably just as much as you did, but it’s time for something new, and this something even has a sweet lil’ studio space separate from our show room!

Never fear- we’re not going far…. just 10 blocks to be precise. Update your Rolodex’s (anyone still have one of those?) and stop on by in a coupla weeks!

We’ll be open with internet on and phones a-ringing on August 21st. Til then, enjoy the sunshine!

  • Barbie Hull via Facebook - Happy Moving Week!!!!!

  • Carol Harrold via Facebook - Best of luck with everything!

  • The Dress Theory via Facebook - OH MY GOODNESS!!! WE ARE GOING TO BE NEIGHBORS! Sorry for the obnoxious caps, but we are pumped to hear you are moving in downstairs! We are upstairs on the other end of the building at 7222 suite A. You must pop by for a visit next week and check out all our dresses! Let us know when we can come by your new studio too :)