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If you set a date for your wedding and have had to postpone it due to the current events going on in the world, you’re probably feeling a range of emotions (insert the good, the bad, and the ugly). While it’s normal to feel sad, angry, and disappointed, know that you will still have your […]

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Hey, friends. The world is currently experiencing a wave of uncertainty (aka, it’s a hot mess out there) but this doesn’t mean we can’t still find ways to focus on the important, exciting, and special aspects of our lives, including weddings! It can be hard during this time to focus on the positive but when […]

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Sarah Anne Photography dives into the her best advice for the top 5 things for every bride and groom planning their backyard wedding should consider.

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Hello to all my gorgeous brides (& grooms!) We are continuing our series with real advice from real brides. These ladies have seen it all and they are ready to bear their souls and tell you the things they wished they had known before, during and after planning their weddings.  Today we are chatting with […]

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If you’ve ever been to the Pacific Northwest or if you currently reside here, it goes without saying that we have a reputation for being dreary and rainy. However! For those non-believers, summer season is insanely gorgeous around here and I want to share with you my favorite summer wedding venues in Seattle. Well…kind of near Seattle […]

Black Diamond Summer Venue

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Hello to all my gorgeous brides (& grooms!) We are continuing our series with real advice from real brides. These ladies have seen it all and they are ready to bear their souls and tell you the things they wished they had know before, during and after planning their weddings.  Today we are chatting with […]

Summer Wedding at The Brown Family Homestead, by Sarah Anne Photography

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Oh my gosh! You’ve done it! You’ve gotten engaged and now you’re thinking “Oh, no! Now I have to get photos!” But fear not my friend, I’m going to share with you my best tips and tricks in how to prepare for your engagement session. When it comes to prepping for your engagement session, there […]

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Hello to all my gorgeous brides (& grooms!) We are continuing our series with real advice from real brides. These ladies have seen it all and they are ready to bear their souls and tell you the things they wished they had know before, during and after planning their weddings.  Today we are chatting with […]

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There’s this really amazing new trend in the wedding world and I have to tell you about it! We all know that Instagram has been flooding our screens with picture-perfect images of brides and grooms during their wedding days that look like something out a movie or magazine. But, when you think about your own […]

bridal portrait session deception pass sarah anne photography

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Hello to all my gorgeous brides (& grooms!) I wanted to share with you some of the best bridal advice I could ever give you…because it’s coming straight from some of my very own favorite brides. These ladies have seen it all and they are ready to bear their souls and tell you the things […]

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I know, I know. I’ve built the hype to this blog post and have only now just delivered it. So…. WHAT THE HECK HAPPENED IN THOSE MOUNTAINS…. What was All You Witness Lets start with the basics, what is “All You Witness”. AYW is a photographer retreat hosted by Nate and Jaclyn Kaiser of The […]

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It’s finally here! You’ve been planning, prepping, preparing, and perhaps crying a little…but you’ve made it. It’s the WEDDING WEEK! Ah! Feels a little like college finals week right? With all the checklists and to-dos, I wanted to open up some space to give you a few items to think about. These aren’t meant to […]

Bridal Portraits at Balboa Park in San Diego by Sarah Anne Photo

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Hey friends! So you’re engaged! And now you’re on the hunt for your dream venue. Well there are quite a few things you should look for in your venue besides the perfect backdrop to your “I dos”. Here are some of the core questions you’ll want to ask when you’re first visiting your wedding venues. […]

Wedding at Lakewold Gardens in Lakewood, WA. Photo by Sarah Anne Photography.

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When we look at all the wedding vendors, your photographer is probably one of THE MOST important people who will work for you at your wedding. They will be there from before the gown goes on, to the last song at the end of the night. They will bear witness to all the big and […]

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OH MAN! Could I write a novel about building timelines. But for the sake of brevity, I’ll keep this one short. When I work with my B&Gs, I use a worksheet and some good ol’ experience to help craft a timeline that works for my people. Timelines are the skeleton to an incredible wedding day. […]

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Well friends, we are digging deep today and going back to my wedding for some much needed review. I remember when I planned my own wedding, I was really excited to finally experience the process from the perspective all my brides had had before me. To be in the thick of it, with color swatches, […]

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Wow! So, you have a venue, you have a date and now you’re going to seal the deal with a wedding photographer. But how the HECK do you know how many hours to book? Two hours, twelve hours? There are so many possibilities and all of them come with a price tag. Now, over here […]

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When planning your wedding, it can be overwhelming about who to call first, what information you need and how to work in the easiest order. Here are my suggestions for which first four vendors you should contact for your dream wedding day. Venue Booking your venue first will give you the most important thing, A […]

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If you’ve ever seen me at a wedding, or any project I’m tackling, there are always a set of goals that are driving me forward. When it comes to photographing a wedding and producing killer images, there are some goals that I have while serving my clients that might surprise you. 1. To receive a […]

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Congrats! You’re engaged, now what? A lot of times during this magical transition into the wedding journey, many couples are overwhelmed with what the heck to do next. Fear not my friend, I’ve put together the first 7 things you should do after you get engaged to the love of your life. Enjoy this time. […]