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Welcome to my blog, where I post the story behind some of my most memorable sessions and client experiences as well as topics that I find important. Here you will get a sense of why I love what I do by reading the stories that my photos portray.

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I’m thrilled to be sharing this elegant winery wedding at Arbor Crest Winery, which has romantic gardens, stunning cliffside views, and a beautiful vineyard – the dream for this Spokane wedding photographer. Sophia and Matthew were married on May 25, 2021, just at the brink of summer, witnessed by their closest family members and friends. […]

November 15, 2021

Arbor Crest Wedding | Spokane, WA | Sophia & Matthew


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You’ve probably heard it before – “don’t forget to take yearly family photos!” and as a Spokane family photographer, I 100% agree. But WHY are family photos a must have? Here are some of the reasons people invest thousands of dollars in family portrait and lifestyle sessions, and why they are invaluable to your family. […]

November 8, 2021

Why Family Photos Are So Important | Spokane Family Photographer

Families, Lifestyle

I’m excited to share this newborn photography session in Spokane! As a newborn photographer in Spokane, WA, photographing newborns is one of the most special chapters for me to document and one of my favorites. These moments are quickly fleeting, as a child grows older, and a time that is often a blur when you’re […]

November 1, 2021

Newborn Photography Spokane | Lorraine


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1. Choose a theme for your shoot Before you dive too deep into planning this event, you’ll want to get clear on the concept or theme of your shoot. Make sure to keep your ideal client in mind as you go about planning. Will it be a romantic lakeside shoot, or perhaps a woodsy elopement […]

October 20, 2021

6 Steps to Plan a Wedding Styled Shoot

Photography Education

Has anyone else banged their head against the wall trying to figure out all the in’s and out’s of running their creative business? Especially for creative-minded individuals, running a business can be overwhelming. There’s so much more to a photography business than just taking photos. In order to make a living out of this art […]

October 19, 2021

5 Software Programs You Need to Run Your Photo Business

Photography Education

Starting your career in wedding photography often includes gaining experience and expanding your portfolio through second shooting. This can be a great way to learn and build confidence as you’re getting started, and if done correctly, can lead to a more long-standing relationship with this photographer for any future paid second photographer gigs or referrals. […]

October 9, 2021

Do’s and Don’ts of Second Shooting

Photography Education

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