We are a husband & wife team. Based in the mountains of Montana & Washington State, we’ve been photographing and filming couples since the start of 2021.
Welcome to our blog where you’ll discover elopement planning resources, as well as beautiful galleries from real weddings!
Marissa is one of my friends from college! When I saw that she was engaged and getting married, I reached out to congratulate her. After a little bit, she reached out to me to take pre-wedding boudoir photos as a gift to her future husband (so freaking cute, right)! We met in Seattle for our session, and had lunch afterwards to catch up. Shortly after their Washington wedding, we met up at Rattlesnake Lake for rainy engagement photos (even though they’re already married, I like referring to their session as an engagement session)! Of course, we had to include their pup, Theo ❤️
Rattlesnake Lake is a day-use area near North Bend that has a 100+ acre lake and access to tons of hiking trails, like Rattlesnake Ledge. Rattlesnake Ledge is a 4 mile roundtrip trail with over 1,000 feet of elevation gain. It’s a hard hike, but SO worth the views. If you aren’t able to do the hike, though, the lake is a great place to explore!
If it’s only sprinkling, then truthfully, no. Embrace the rain! We know how to protect our camera gear and direct you to have a BLAST in rainy weather. If it’s pouring, that’s a different story. Obviously, it wouldn’t be fun to shoot in heavy rainfall, so we’d reschedule or move to an indoor location. But with light rain or snow, we don’t reschedule. We just dance in the rain (ummm The Notebook vibes?), get wet, and have a fantastic time!
We’ve got lots of tips on how to properly prepare for you engagement or couples session if it’s going to rain! And just remember that the session is only as magical as you make it. So, enjoy the little moments and have a great time with your partner! We’ll handle the rest 😉
North Bend is such a great area in Washington State. We love bringing couples here because there are so many easily accessible lakes and waterfalls, and tons of great hiking trails. Rattlesnake Lake is one of our favorites because it’s only 40 minutes from Seattle. So, it’s not a far drive in order to access this moody lake with tons of cool tree stumps! Plus, you can venture further and check out other nearby lakes like Keechelus and Kachess Lakes by Snoqualmie Pass.
And if you want to explore waterfalls or hiking trails, there are tons of options! Some of our favorites include: Twin Falls, Mount Si, Snow Lake, Gold Creek Pond, and more. We have tons of trails and awesome spots that we’d love to take couples! If you’re wanting to adventure in the moody PNW, reach out to us HERE to book your date .
Hannah and Adam are a Montana and PNW-based Elopement Photographer + Videographer Team traveling across the US and abroad to capture couples' special days. They firmly believe love is love, Black lives matter, and in respecting our planet.
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