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When you start looking for the perfect downtown Seattle wedding venue, you should definitely look at having your wedding a The 101 in Pioneer Square. A wide-open floor plan with exposed brick, big windows, and basically a clean slate to design the wedding of your dreams.

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We survived 2020, but what happens now in 2021? I'm pulling together snippets from Seattle's best wedding vendors on how to navigate weddings in 2021.

What now? A peek into weddings in 2021

Wedding tips

Seattle Wedding Photographer Blog

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I’m so excited to share with you Claire and Jon’s Leavenworth Elopement! About 2-2.5 hours from Seattle is one of Washington’s best gems; the Bavarian town of Leavenworth! This little city is literally decked out like a small town in Germany would be. With the best food, a cute book shop and some insane views […]

Leavenworth Elopement | Claire & Jon

Weddings

Claire and Jon's Leavenworth Elopement with Sarah Anne Photography

You guys, I don’t even know where to begin with Jordan and Dustin’s Vantage Desert engagement session. I’ve know Jordan for a few years, as the incredibly kind, warm hearted, wedding planner extraordinaire (1 of 3 for my favorite Bixby + Pine girls!) and when I found out she was engaged to Dustin I FREAKED! […]

Vantage Desert Engagement Session | Jordan & Dustin

Engagements

Vantage desert engagement session with sarah anne phtoography

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Engagements

Ruby Beach Engagement Session with Sam and Devin

Ruby Beach Anniversary Session | Sam & Devin

I know you know these faces by now. My longest standing models are celebrating an 11 year anniversary this month and I thought it’d be a great time to showcase their Ruby Beach Anniversary session! 11 years ago, these two agreed to have a “summer fling” together before we all set out for college. Lo […]

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Families

Kafka Family Session with Sarah Anne Photography

Seattle Summer Family Session | Kafka Family

Oh man, guys! This Seattle Summer Family session with the Kafka family is super special. Katy is honestly one of the people who truly helped my business in its early days. This girl not only was IN a bunch of weddings I photographed, but referred me to friends AND let me photograph her wedding too! […]

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Weddings

Rattlesnake lake engagement by sarah anne photo

Rattlesnake Lake Engagement Session | Alexis & Jared

Oh friends! We are heading to Rattlesnake Lake for Alexis & Jared’s engagement session and I could not be more excited! Rattlesnake Lake is one of my favorite little spots out in the central Cascades. It’s super accessible, has a variety of spots to shoot in and of course, is drop dead gorgeous. Rattlesnake Lake […]

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Wedding Tips

How to Have Amazing Wedding and Engagement Photos by Sarah Anne Photo

How to Get Amazing Wedding & Engagement Photos

Alrighty friends, we are all guilty of this. Late nights, up on our smart devices…perhaps with a glass of wine, ogling over someone else’s engagement and wedding photos. We ask ourselves “How do I get photos like THAT?!”. Well, it’s actually not as crazy, far fetched or out of reach as you might think. Here […]

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For Photographers

You are a badass at making money

You Are a Badass at Making Money

Author Jen Sincero is a badass. No joke. Not only did she coin the term, but she always walks the talk. Jen was a forty-year-old living in a converted garage, broke. Using motivational comedy, Jen levels with you as someone who didn’t understand money to someone who has mastered it. I honestly flew through this […]

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Engagements

Nicole and Colin's Discovery Park Engagement Session

Downtown Ballard & Discovery Park | Nicole & Colin

I’m so excited to share Nicole and Colin’s downtown Ballard and Discovery Park engagement session. From the moment I first met Nicole, she was FULL of life. Joyful, light hearted and so sweet. I was so happy when they opted for some local digs for their engagement session. I used to live in downtown Ballard, […]

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Wedding Tips

Rainy Intimate Seattle Wedding by Sarah Anne Photography

Why You Need a Rain Plan for Your Wedding day

I think it’s time we all had a little talk about why you need a rain plan on your wedding day…no matter what time of year. In the Pacific Northwest you NEVER KNOW what weather you’re going to get! I’ve had weddings in late August that look like deep fall and July weddings that are […]

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For Photographers

Sarah Anne of Sarah Anne Photography

5 Things To Know About Being Your Own Boss

Choose a Job You Love… Let’s start off straight forward, there are many things to know about being your own boss and I’m going to just tell you the first few. We’ve all heard the phrase “choose a job you love and you’ll never work a day in your life”. HA! What it should say […]

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Engagements

Jordyn and Duncan's Vashon Island Engagement Session with Sarah Anne Photo

Vashon Island Engagement | Jordyn & Duncan

When Jordyn and Duncan asked me to come up for their Vashon Island engagement session, I was stoked! Vashon Island is one of the coolest spots in the Greater Seattle Area. I grew very familiar with it last season when I had several weddings and engagements. There is a perfect little hometown cafe called SnapDragon […]

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Weddings

Nate and Yolanda at Deception Pass

Deception Pass Wedding Portraits | Nate & Yolanda

One of my most favorite places to shoot Bridal Portraits is at Deception Pass in Washington State. I was so excited to share this location with Nate and Yolanda for their anniversary-style bridal portrait session. Nate and Yolanda have a super unique love story. Nate traveled to Mexico for a mission trip and stayed with […]

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For Photographers

How to Choose Images for Your Website

In a visually driven society, it can be difficult to know how to choose images for your website. Luckily if you’re a photographer by trade, you’ll just need a  few tips and tricks on how to pick the right images for your business and for your audience. I’m going to share with you some in-depth […]

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Engagements

Jessica and Marvin at their Mountain Top Lookout Engagement Session

Mountain Top Lookout Engagement Session | Jessica & Marvin

We’re headed back to the Mount Rainier National Park today with Jessica and Marvin’s Mountain Top Lookout engagement session! These two made the trek up the mountainside for some gorgeous views and some good times! In late August, we were all still in the full swing of quarantine time. Lots of people were venturing outdoors […]

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Wedding Tips

How to pick the perfect wedding venue by Sarah Anne Photography

How to Choose the Perfect Wedding Venue

When it comes to figuring out how to choose the perfect wedding venue for your big celebration, it can be an overwhelming experience! As a Seattle Wedding photographer with 8 years of experience, I wanted to give you some pointers on what to look for at your venue. There are so many factors to consider […]

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For Photographers

How to Create a Website User Experience

In the digital era of business, you have to have a website and with that website, you need to know how to create a website user experience. Whoa! Gibberish? I know, let me explain. You know the sensations you get when you walk into your favorite store? The fragrance, the ambiance, the layout, the lighting, […]

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Engagements

Molly & Ian's Seattle Arboretum Park Engagement Session

Seattle Arboretum Park Engagement Session | Molly & Ian

Where do I even begin with these two? When I met up with Molly & Ian for their Seattle Arboretum Park engagement session, I knew from the FIRST MOMENT these were “my people.” Sweet, kind, generous, and full of laughter. I think this was one of my favorite sessions during that summer. Seattle Arboretum Park […]

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Wedding Tips

Ruby Beach at Sunset with Danielle & Kris

Top 5 Epic Engagement Locations in Washington State

Washington State is home to the best and most diverse landscape in the world. We have everything from deep rich old-growth forests to rocky coastal beaches and even sandy deserts. I’ve been photographing weddings and engagements since 2013 and I keep discovering more and more beautiful the deeper I explore. For my wedding couples, I […]

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For Photographers

Top 7 Must-Haves for Your Business Website

When you first start a business, you probably don’t know the Top 7 Must-Haves for your business website. And that’s okay. Back when I first started my business, I just scoured the internet looking for websites that I thought were brilliant and would attempt to replicate them to fit my brand. What I ended up […]

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Engagements

Mountain Top Lookout Couples Session

Mountain Top Lookout Couple’s Session | Emily & Austin

We’ve got some familiar faces today for our Mountain Top Lookout couple’s session! It’s Emily & Austin! You’ll recognize these two from their Ruby Beach engagement session nearly 3 years ago! WOW, time does fly! This session is especially special to me because this was in the midst of summer quarantine. Emily & Austin are […]

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I'm so excited to serve you and your lover on your wedding journey, whatever it looks like, wherever it takes you, we're in this together. I've been on both sides of a wedding day and if there is anything I can do to make your life that much easier, you can bet your bottom dollar I will!

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Hey, I'm Sarah