Destination wedding & photography educator

IMAGES THAT capture emotion



IS           EPIC 



capturing the happiest day of your life with sophistication and elegance without missing any details.

"Courtney is the best of the best. 

She has a talent that can't be matched by others! I hire her for every occasion and love her more and more every time! She flew to Iceland for my wedding and captured our day perfectly! Courtney goes to every length to make your event perfect! Don't think twice, just hire her."

from our clients:


“Courtney's presence at our wedding was calming and her photography,
of course, beautiful. The photos of our wedding are our treasure.”

janelle s

“Having Courtney and her assistant felt like having two more friends there. They captured everything we wanted and so much more. I can't say enough good things about them.”

Hannah Z.

“Courtney is absolutely incredible! She took such gorgeous photos of all the details and our personalities. She is so personable, not only do my husband and I love her, but so does my whole family.”

Hannah M.

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I'm so glad you're here!

i'm courtney!

After starting my photography business in Seattle, Washington in 2009, I decided to move across the world to Paris France in 2022 to fulfill my lifelong dream of being a photographer in the most beautiful city. Not only is it my favorite city, I love being able to take photos here with all the amazing and breathtaking architecture and history all around me. My passion for photography has reignited all over again. Although I still travel to the United States for weddings, my home base is in Paris.  

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I love making you feel confident & comfortable in front of the camera, especially with how I guide you into a moment. I approach every event with grace and love to give you a one of a kind experience on your special day.

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the new bride's
essential planning guide

Trust me when I say this guide is packed with all kinds of tips and resources that I know will make your planning process so much easier!

The experience you're looking for


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