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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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What happens when one of the Seattle’s Best Wedding Venues asks you to bring in your best wedding designers and make something magical? THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS! When I worked at a wedding studio in my earlier college years, I was fortunate enough to work on several projects at The Rainier Club in Seattle. Their staff goes […]

Wedding photos at the Rainier Club in Seattle by Sarah Anne Photography

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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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During the off season, lots of creatives will band together to create amazing curated content to help show our clients our true potential. We go to the nines with details, hair & makeup, wardrobe selection and alllll the things. Earlier this spring I got the chance to collaborate with some amazing ladies and create this […]

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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. […]

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Oh Lord, it’s the week of your wedding and you feel like your head might explode! You ask yourself, “Do I have everything?”, “What did my photographer say she needed from me”…well, my sweet friends, I’ve created this little download for you so you can dive deep and be 100% on your game come the […]

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When it comes to budget, many brides question whether they need a day of coordinator or not. But what is a day of coordinator and how can they help during the planning process? I recently sat down with my favorite team, The Girls of Bixby + Pine to really dive deep on what it means […]

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First looks. They’re a new, beautiful trend in weddings these days where the Bride & Groom set up a private time to see each other before the wedding nuptials begin. I have a lot of clients asking me, “Should we do a first look?” and the answer is YES! I’ve been on both sides of […]

First Look Series Photo

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My, oh my. Seattle, you gorgeous grungy girl. It’s no secret that Seattle’s heart matches her landscape….grey grungy mood with tattered textures. There’s a reason why Nirvana’s music is so rad (and yes, Kurt Cobain deserves all the credit, with a hint of a nod to Seattle’s influence). I was over the moon when Rachelle […]

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FRIENDS! If you follow along on Instagram, you’ll know that I was recently on a blissful vacation in Oahu! I was so excited to rest, relax and reconnect with my dear friend Holly who I grew up with in high school. We danced together on our high school dance team Chatelaines AND took photography together. […]

Honolulu Couples Session On the rocks of cockroach cove

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Nestled down a long winding gravel private driveway, sits Mountain Haven. A stunning three-story mansion, hand crafted by its owners over the past 10 years; a true labor of love. Our creative team, The Girls of B+P, styled and sourced beautiful, richly toned details for this romantic wedding shoot just in time for Valentine’s Day. Saturated […]

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With all the deadlines and client galleries (which are all in their final stages…SO excited to share those soon!), sometimes I just need a little creative recharge. So! Back when I was in photography school, I had vowed I would never photograph people…HA! I was sold on being solely a product photographer. However, after taking a […]

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There are a few things I love about living in Washington state. One of those things are our variety of landscapes we have access to. Within a two hour drive in all directions you can get to just about any look//feel that you want to. Mountains…beach…desert…waterfalls. It’s pretty rad. When Cassidy and Levon took a […]

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Seniors are seriously some of my favorite clients. They are shy, yet outgoing…normally up for anything I ask them to do, like climb out on rocks, stand in the ocean etc. I only take on a few seniors during the crazy wedding season but they are always worth it! Make sure if you’re the class […]

Senior Session at Discovery Park

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Have you ever walked into an event, and you feel like you’ve just entered The Secret Garden? Well that’s how I feel whenever I work with Lindsay of Evje & D florals. Lindsay is a wickedly talented Seattle stylist with big dreams of owning her own floral shop one day. We spent the day together […]