“Do not follow the ideas of others, but learn to listen to the voice within yourself.  Your body and mind will become clear and you will realize the unity of all things.”  ― Dogen

This is Backdrop episode - tintype photography podcast

Tintype photography podcast featuring us!

Kathryn and I had spent months learning wet plate collodion tintype photography, hear all about it on a tintype photogr

Portland Tintype photographer

Wet plate collodion photography – an almost lost art

Seven months ago wet plate collodion photography was only a far off idea. "Maybe someday I would look into it more," I

The Night Sky in Oregon before the Solar Eclipse.

Our Life on the Road

  Kathryn and I were just featured on Mercades-Benz's website!   It's a fun little feature about th

Capitol Hill Seattle engagement session - what to wear for engagement photos

What to wear for engagement photos

Deciding what to wear for engagement photos doesn't need to be stressful. I'm not a fan of the term 'engagement photo

seattle wedding at the olympic rooftop pavilioon

How much does it cost for good wedding photography in Seattle?

Seattle wedding photography pricing can seem all over the place! But when it comes to great photography, Seattle photo

Top 10 best engagement locations in washington

My 10 top Washington engagement photography locations

Washington State is home of some of the BEST engagement locations in the country.  No joke, the natural beauty that surr...

Dan and Sarah at their styled wedding at Sodo Park Seattle

Dan & Sarah’s elegant styled wedding at Sodo Park

Many months prior to their Sodo Park wedding I meet Dan in the lobby of his Seattle condo to photograph his surprise pro

A double exposure sarah and dan during their engagement photography session.

Mt Rainier engagement session // Sarah & Dan

Sarah and Dan's adventurous Mt. Rainier engagement photography session was nothing short of epic!   I grew up hiking and...

Lucas photographing sunset in Canyon Lands National Park.

Photography as life

Inside our hearts there is a place of fearless curiosity. It’s a place that can bring torment, but also joy and complet...


Nathan & Tyrone // Rooftop wedding in Seattle

The way two people look at each other says volumes.  It's that sparkle in their eyes.  It's that knowing glance at each ...


My Story

Great photography is the feeling of mist kissing your face on the bow of a boat, it is the sparkling eyes of the partner you love with every cell of of your being, it is the fresh wind at sunset. It is a form of mindfulness and a process of existing in each moment as fully as possible. Photography is a way of sharing the feelings and textures of life with others.