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Tomorrow is Sarah and Euclides’ Weddding day.  How the time has flown these past few months!  I am off to beautiful Lake Chelan tomorrow to shoot their special day, but here is a look at their engagement photos in Seattle, WA near Lake Union.  I never can quite get over how pretty the greens are on the westside of the state.  Read  the sweet and amazing story of how these two met below.

While Sarah was serving as a Peace Corps Volunteer in a small community in rural Paraguay she never thought she’d meet the man of her dreams. Both Sarah and Euclides were attending a wedding in their town when Euclides asked Sarah’s friend if she would dance with him.
She obliged and they danced for a few songs. Sarah thought the whole time, this good looking man can’t be from her town because he was too good looking and she would have remembered him! A few months later Euclides got up the courage to text Sarah. They started to get to know each other and in August of 2011 they started officially dating.

From that moment on they were inseparable and enjoyed many adventures around Paraguay, but also enjoyed Sunday family lunches and snuggling during rain storms.
Sarah left Paraguay at the end of her Peace Corps service with the intent to do whatever possible to reunite with the love of her life.
 11 long months later and after mountains of paperwork and visa requirements, Euclides had his visa in hand and they were able to finally be together.
 Now in America, Euclides first time ever, they have enjoyed discovering all America has to offer and the new life they are embarking on together!

It had been a while since I had photographed a maternity session. But the evening I spent with Joe and Maureen made me fall in love again, the light, the flowers, the joy of expectancy. Enjoy a look at their sweet photos. These two are so cute and so in Love. I am more than excited to meet little Abe when he arrives in August. Congrats Guys!

  • Meaghan Lee - June 25, 2013 - 4:07 pm

    I can not get enough of these. Rosie, so beautiful! You captured them perfectly.ReplyCancel

  • Maureen Haeger - June 25, 2013 - 10:34 pm

    I LOVE THESE, omg. I don’t know how you managed to catch us actually being sincere and lovely, but you did it. So, so sweet and dreamy!ReplyCancel

Take a peek at Shareen and Jason’s Engagement Session. This West Side couple is getting married here at Arbor Crest Winery in July. We had a wonderful time shooting their photos downtown Spokane a few weeks back. I LOVE all the awesome spots we found.  Shareen and Jason have a sweet affection for each other, and a wonderful life a head of them. Congrats you two, I can’t wait to photograph your beautiful wedding day!

“You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you. “

-Jane Austen

Amy and Joe are so awesome.  I feel like we are great friends already.  Their laid back personalities and fun loving lifestyle make them awesome to photograph and hangout with.  I especially love how they are Cougars and incorporated some Wazzu attire into the session. I am so excited for their August wedding at Camden Ranch.

Best of luck with the rest of the wedding planning you two, and blessings on this new adventure ahead of you.

“You are, and always have been, my dream.”

-Nicolas Sparks

 Hip Hip Hooray for the offical start of wedding season!   I have been looking forward to this wedding all year, and now the photos are here.   A special thanks to Lisa Wise for second shooting.   Kaylin and Vince are  some of the most awesome, caring, and  genuine couples I have had the pleasure of working with.  I definitely welled up behind my camera during the ceremony.   Their wedding was simply gorgeous with it’s romantic + rustic decor, warm atmosphere, and a fantabulous wedding party to boot!  Enjoy browsing the photos below.

 Kaylin + Vince I wish you all the best in your marriage together, may God richly bless you.

  • Austin - May 10, 2013 - 4:46 am

    Beautiful pictures!!! I am so glad I got to be a part of it!ReplyCancel

  • Randy - May 10, 2013 - 5:01 am

    Beautiful photos and an all together amazing day! Congratulations again to the both of you.ReplyCancel

  • shawn Taranto - May 10, 2013 - 5:05 am

    These are really good! Great job!ReplyCancel

  • Allene - May 10, 2013 - 5:17 am

    These are so beautiful! Love Vince and Kaylin!ReplyCancel

  • Milton - May 10, 2013 - 5:27 am

    Rose and Lisa,

    you did a great job on these! I love the compositions, key intimate shots and the essence of the atmosphere captured of that day. Kaylin and Vince already look good, and you guys accentuated that.

    Best regards,
    Milton aka V+K’s private DJ!ReplyCancel

  • Vince Marjes - May 10, 2013 - 5:40 am

    Rose and Lisa did an amazing job!!! THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO WAS PART OF OUT DAY! Love all around!ReplyCancel

  • Abbie - May 10, 2013 - 5:56 am

    Totes gorg! ❤ReplyCancel

  • Deona Kim - May 10, 2013 - 6:07 am

    This was such a fun wedding, at a beautiful venue. You captured the day perfectly! Vince & Kaylin you have some amazing pictures to remember your day!ReplyCancel

  • Valery - May 10, 2013 - 6:39 am

    Love the pics! Great moments, beautiful shots, love the details!ReplyCancel

  • Kristin - May 10, 2013 - 11:12 am

    So beautiful!!!ReplyCancel

  • Willis - May 10, 2013 - 11:33 am

    Amazing photos! Looks like such a great dayReplyCancel

  • Kathleen - May 10, 2013 - 12:07 pm

    These photos are absolutely gorgeous. Stunning. Thank you for capturing these moments – feels like I was there!ReplyCancel

  • Amy Williamson - May 10, 2013 - 1:11 pm

    What amazing photos!!! So much happiness in each and every one. Congrats again Vince & Kaylin. <3 Can't wait to spend quality time with you two (it will happen!).ReplyCancel

  • Jeannie - May 10, 2013 - 1:13 pm

    Wedding of the year!!!! What beautiful photos of a beautiful day!!!ReplyCancel

  • Vivien - May 10, 2013 - 1:18 pm

    yay! these are awesome!ReplyCancel

  • Swirl - May 10, 2013 - 1:43 pm

    These photos are incredible… I love the setup by the teal door and the dancing action shots best! It helps when the couple is so dang good looking!ReplyCancel

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  • Kaylin Marjes - May 10, 2013 - 5:34 pm

    Rose and Lisa!
    You both were so amazing to work with! Thank you for making us look SO good! We love how you captured emotion so well! Love love love these pictures! Can’t wait to see the rest! :) ReplyCancel

  • Tracey - May 10, 2013 - 5:40 pm

    These pictures are absolutely STUNNING!!! What a beautiful couple you to make.ReplyCancel

  • Joanna - May 10, 2013 - 5:50 pm

    Such great photos and people!!!ReplyCancel

  • Anthon - May 10, 2013 - 5:56 pm

    These photographs truly capture the full gamut of V&K’s wedding…from the heartfelt to the craze-balls. Great shots!ReplyCancel

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  • ashleigh schild - May 10, 2013 - 8:13 pm

    Great pics! Miss u!ReplyCancel

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  • Andrew - May 11, 2013 - 12:45 am

    Pictures are very nice!!ReplyCancel

  • Deborah Sherman - May 11, 2013 - 6:29 am

    Absolutely stunning! Congratulations you two!ReplyCancel