Missa & Nader | Seattle & Bothel Washington | Wedding Photographer

Let’s get the summer kicked off with this beautiful new family in Seattle Washington.  The wether was perfect  and the family and friends for the week were just incredible!  If you Know Missa and Nadder at all you already know they have a heart of gold and I am pretty sure this is a match made in heaven.

Missa finished her degree and will be starting her nursing up this summer, so this is so exciting to start off their new marriage with and Nader  does housing management so, they will be a busy couple while living in about 30 min from down town Seattle.

As far as the wedding day went, I would say it went pretty perfect she had family and friends were round all day to help. the weather was a dream…  and my beautiful bride and groom couldn’t have been moore perfect.

*** I also want to give a BIG shout out to Michael Quintana  Missa’s Brother for helping me shoot this day… He helped with the mens getting ready and the first look when he wasn’t busy being in the wedding. He did a great job… Thanks Michael… we love you.. ***

lets start with the necklace her mamma got her right before the day  to wear with her dress.

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a very sentimental bible and Key from family.

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Nothing sweeter than sisters getting you ready.

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and her baby girl was getting married. I think she just realized it may be real.

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ohhhhh the dress….. I love this part…..

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isn’t she beautiful…..

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and here is mom giving Missa that special necklace.

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were off to the first look

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and these are the beautiful earrings Nader gave to Missa for his gift to her. it was so precious and sweet.

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siblings are the best…

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I just sort of love this

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Missa & Nader did a beautiful Catholic ceremony in Nader’s home church.

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and were off to the reception…

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this is just the sweetest..

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we have here the mother of the bride and her daddy dancing and it was just adorable.. they all have so much fun together…

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Congratulations you two…..

xoxo

Kris….

Sara & Brandon | Engaged | McCall wedding photographer

As I headed up the hill to McCall the weather and roads just happen to be perfect for this weekend enagement session for Sara and Brandon! Sometimes with our crazy winter weather you just don’t know what you are going to get in the dead of winter, but we were prepared! Warm blankets, hand warmers & treats for the kids. There was only one small series of unfortunate events that took place;)   The road into the cabin was so slushy and icy we couldn’t actually get in. Hey but, it was fun trying! And I did leave early so no worries there.   The Holiday Inn it was for the night. No worries!

Sara & Brandon wanted to shoot in their favorite little town of McCall, Idaho and can I say they nailed it! I mean this girl was not feeling well at all and by the look of these photos, you wouldn’t even know it. I was so proud of them! The kids were amazing!

Here are a few of my favorites from their McCall engagement session. I can’t wait for their June wedding at Sandstone Vineyards. You won’t want to miss this one, so keep your eyes out on the blog for the rest of their story!

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Lexie & Reed Engaged! | Boise Idaho | Engagement Photographer |Adventure Awaits

Do fairy tales still happen?  Does that night in shining armor  still ride in on his white horse to carry his princess off to another land? Does Chivalry still exist?  Well ladies I believe when we are faithful and patient in Gods plan, He blesses us in the big things.

Adventure Awaits!  Lexie and Reed’s adventure began almost 2 years ago when I was in Japan, Ohh, I should fill you all in I am also her mom and photographer.  While Reed came over to go shooting with Travis that might be where it all began, the friendship, the fun, the entertainment and the the joy, laughter and love that has filled our home from that moment on.

From that day forward Reed has become a part of our family, yes including dinners at night.  He treats her like the princess we have always wanted for our little girl to marry, he loves God with all of his heart, he works very hard and he has the heart of a servant! it just doesn’t get much better than that.  Their personalities balance each other out which we love, it’s a good thing to because she’s got a little sas, which he says he loves’ LOL, I guess we all  do, it’s what keeps our home laughing in tears most days. She does bring us so much JoY! and I just can’t imagine it any other way.  Congratulations you to and welcome to the family Reed 🙂

 

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So much love & fun….

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A perfect day for a picnic.

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Nap time anyone?

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If only I could have heard what he was saying and what she was thinking:)

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the look of love in their eyes, it’s so precious…

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The ring, so pretty…

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A kiss for a bike lesson? sure why not 😉 seems fair enough.

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Bike lessons? LOL

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Haley Lortie | Lake Tahoe, Nevada

Thank you, Miss Haley for the honor of doing your pictures. You are such a beautiful girl inside and out. I am so excited to see what God has in store for you. Dream big girl, and always remember a dream with out a plan is only a wish. I know you will do amazing things. Graduation will be here before you know it.  One of my favorite quotes is this:

Yesterday I was clever, so I want to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself. 

If only I had learned that one a little sooner in life;)

Stay Beautiful!

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Marshal & Rachel Weber, McCall, Idaho Wedding

Rachel and Marshal started this journey a little different, or is it really? Since Marshal owns and runs Jack City Fitness and and of course our lovely Miss Rachel may have wondered  in looking for a job. It didn’t take long before she was hired, working and connecting with the man that wan soon to be her world, her love and the journey of a lifetime.

Congratulations to both of you!

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