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Photographing classy, timeless, and fun couples around the world. Sharing the details, inspiration, and education with you here. 

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Hi there! Welcome to the CBP blog, a place to share wedding beauty, our lives, travels, and plenty of tips. I'm glad you're here and I hope you'll stick around!

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5 Most Romantic Wedding Venues In Washington State

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Bridal Education

Over the past 12 years of being in business, I still get asked what my favorite wedding venues are. To be completely honest, I really enjoy them all. I enjoy the uniqueness, scenery and architecture of all of the wedding venues I have been able to photograph (even the backyard ones). However, that being said, […]

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The Biggest 2021 Wedding Trends You Need To Know

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Wedding

2021 wedding trends With the COVID-19 pandemic affecting so many lives, weddings are changing in 2021. Many brides and grooms are opting for smaller, more intimate ceremonies and celebrations, and others are looking to get married on a smaller budget. Since each state has its own set of rules, the type and size of wedding you have […]

Katie & Nick // Artist Point Engagment // Bellingham Portrait Photographer

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Mountain couples engagement portraits in the Mt. Baker Wilderness with the sweetest little addition

Amalia & Josh // Dressing for Engagement Portraits

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Engaged couple in a sunny green landscape, and a sunflower field pose for engagement photos with their german shepherd dog

Garden Themed Minimony – Christianson’s Greenhouse & Nursery

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intimate greenhouse garden wedding in Mt Vernon Washington at Christianson’s Nursery

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