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Weddings

Gold Creek Pond Elopement | Sarah + Tommy

The Wedding Day Sarah & Tommy’s elopement at Gold Creek Pond was something I’ve been dying to photograph for yearsssss!  Sarah and I have known each other for over 10 years, since we met at Gold’s Gym in Seattle. We were both working there and hit it off! Sarah is an incredible person, full of […]

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Weddings

Styled Hawaii Elopement | Katie & Josiah

Deciding to have a Hawaii Elopement is probably one of the best decisions you could possibly make as a newly engaged couple. There are a lot of things to know about planning a Hawaii elopement but the most important thing to note is how damn magical it is. Hawaii has rooted itself in the hearts […]

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Engagements

Lincoln Park Engagement Session | Simone & Will

I was so excited when Simone and Will decided to have a Lincoln Park engagement session in West Seattle. This park is huge with tons of gorgeous scenery any time of year. It was the perfect setting to get some walking and movement into their images allowing them to be their silly selves with me. […]

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Weddings

Bell Harbor Wedding | Emily and Brian

The Wedding Day Emily and Brian’s Bell Harbor wedding was one for the books! These two created the most stunning, classy wedding on the most perfect sunny day. We started at the Edgewater Hotel for getting ready where Emily enjoyed a relaxed morning with her family. We then headed over to the Olympic Sculpture Park […]

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Couple kissing on the top of Kerry Park in Seattle

Engagements

Downtown Seattle Engagement | Laura & Justin

Having a downtown Seattle engagement session is one of the best ways to showcase the PNW in your engagement photos. I was so excited when Laura & Justin reached out to me to start planning their engagement session and they specifically wanted those Seattle vibes. We decided that we needed to include everything from the famous […]

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For Photographers

Photographer Series | Week 8 | Brand Beyond the Logo

Hello franz! Here we are, the belated week 8 of the photographer series. I wanted to take this final round to speak to something a little less technical and a lot more social/emotional. Brand beyond the logo. I’m sure many of you are familiar with the concept of “brand” or “branding”, but did you know […]

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How to tell your photographer you don't like your photos by Sarah Anne Photo

Wedding Tips

How To Tell Your Photographer You Don’t Like Your Photos

While the ultimate goal when photographing couples is for them to look at the photos and feel empowered and excited, that doesn’t always happen. Not loving your photos happens and when it does, it can be uncomfortable navigating how to handle telling your photographer. Although it may be uncomfortable, it’s always important to speak up […]

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Why Your Vows are the Most Important Detail

Wedding Tips

Why Your Wedding Vows are the Most Important Detail

As you plan out all the details going into your wedding, I can not stress enough the importance of taking time for your vows. Really sit down and think about what you want to say. Not all of us are mushy people so it can be kind of hard putting your feelings into words but […]

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For Photographers

Photographer Series | Week 7 | Simple Finance for Photographers

Well howdy, friends! Here we are, back for week 7 of the Photographer Series where we are discussing simple finance for photographers. Currently, in Washington state, we are in what’s called “off-season”. Our region has distinct weather seasons, often yielding very “chill” wintertime with little to no shooting but a whole lot of backend computer […]

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Wedding Tips

Self Care as You Plan Your Wedding

I assume you are reading this blog because you ‘give a damn’ about taking time for self-care. Which you should! Self-care is so important to prioritize especially when you are in the thick of wedding planning. It can get so stressful and you will likely wind up finding yourself feeling a little strung out. Let’s […]

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For Photographers

Photographer Series | Week 6 | Simple SEO

Hello Franz! We are back in action for Week 6 of our Photographer Series and this week we are tackling Simple SEO. SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization but it can put fear in the hearts of anyone trying to promote a small business online. The rules continue to change, much like the Instagram algorithm, […]

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Wedding Tips

How to Store Your Wedding Photos

If you’re wondering how to store your wedding photos, you’re not alone. For most, your wedding day photos are an incredibly special and sacred item. Like, I’m talking something you’d grab first in a house fire kinda thing. And for good reason. Your wedding day photos are tangible memories of one of the most special […]

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For Photographers

Photographer Series | Week 5 | Websites that Work

Hello, my photo snapping friends! It’s week 5 of our Photographer Series and we are talking about websites that work! When thinking about “Websites that Work”, I do mean in the sense of if your website literally is working and up to date, but is it working to convert your viewers into buyers or clients. […]

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Photographer Series | Week 3 | Email Automations & Templates

Hello friends! We are back at it again this week to chat about all things email automation & templates! Whenever I chat with fellow photographers, it’s pretty astounding the number of people who aren’t using automated emails or templated emails! They are still writing out the same spiel every time they go to communicate with […]

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For Photographers

Photographer Series | Week 2 | Photo Shareflow

Hello again my photographer friends! Welcome back to week 2 of our Photographer Series. This week we are focusing on our Photo Shareflow.  A  shareflow is my made-up word for your “sharing photos workflow”…pretty fun right? This is my simple formula for ensuring that my images are posted and shared. While I might not always be […]

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For Photographers

Photographer Series | Week 1 | Photo Workflow

Hello fellow photographers and welcome to my 8 Week Photographer Series. This week we are diving into Photo Workflows.    Workflows are defined as “the sequence of industrial, administrative, or other processes through which a piece of work passes from initiation to completion.” Simply put, it’s something that’s like shampoo, rinse &  repeatable. I’ve put […]

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Wedding Tips

Questions to Ask Your Wedding Venue

When it comes to booking vendors for your wedding day, the wedding venue is arguably THE most important. Don’t you agree? I mean, it is where all of the magic is going to happen and will set the scene for the entire day. The venue dictates so much from decorations to your timeline and even […]

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Wedding Tips

Questions to Ask Your Makeup Artist

Finding the perfect makeup artist for your day is a must because lets be honest, we all want to be looking spiffy on our wedding day! We want to have the perfect dress (or suit), have our hair fully done, maybe even a tan and of course make-up! Finding the perfect makeup artist can be […]

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Wedding Tips

Questions to Ask Your Wedding DJ

In today’s post, I’m sharing questions to ask your wedding DJ because lets be honest, hiring a DJ for your wedding is a big deal. The DJ is the one who will bring your day to life! They facilitate the music and get a shy crowd out and moving on the dance floor so you […]

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Wedding Tips

Questions To Ask When Hiring Your Wedding Coordinator

Hiring a wedding coordinator is the second most stressful part to planning a wedding after finding your dream venue. A wedding coordinator, although not a must for everyone, comes with so many perks. By hiring a wedding coordinator, you’ll have someone to take the reigns on wedding planning and take a ton of stress off […]

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BEHIND THE LENS

ABOUT sarah

Hello, there! I'm Sarah and I'm a wedding photographer who believes in giving a damn in both life & business. 

Skipping over the part where I picked up a camera, decided to be a photographer and my parents told me to get a 'real job', I truly found a love for storytelling once I got into weddings. Weddings are these multifaceted microcosms of stories and relationships that continue to keep me fascinated and excited about capturing them.

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