We carried on with this North Cascades couple session rain or shine! That choice gave us the entire lake to ourselves and a lighthearted, adventurous feeling in all their images. We spent their session laughing, giving big hugs, running around the beach, and even taking an unexpected leap into the water at the end. October leaves sprinkled the scenery with pops of orange, and I loved the way the layers of clouds connected all the distant hills together. Scroll through for some of my favorites!
Ash & Sherryl's loved ones flew from around the world to be together for their wedding day! We started with portraits and a ceremony at St. Louise Catholic Church in Bellevue, followed by a small second ceremony in the home. Everyone changed into new outfits and came back together for a reception at the Redmond Ridge Community & Event Center. Desert Bloom Floral Designs filled the room with colorful flowers, Chutney's provided an incredible Indian meal, and DJ Surge got everyone on the dance floor for a fun, joyful evening. It was a beautiful celebration, and I'm so grateful I got to be a part of it!
Jessa and Brendan are getting married! They wanted to capture the last of the Fall colors at their November engagement session. We took a walk through a favorite park, included their pup for a few portraits, and popped a bottle of champagne to celebrate. Jessa and I both grew up in Kirkland, and it was so fun to meet Brendan and get to know them as a couple before their upcoming wedding!
Valerie & Tara booked me for their wedding years ago, and I've been looking forward to this ever since their engagement session! They chose to get married at Lairmont Manor on a fall afternoon, serving a spread of appetizers and desserts to their family and friends. They incorporated red elements throughout their celebration to honor Chinese traditions, such as the custom sash on Tara's dress. These two are clearly so happy together, and it was an absolute joy to be a part of their day!
Gracie and Ben got married in June at my favorite wedding venue, Christianson's Nursery! Their color palette fit perfectly alongside the garden's white and pink blooms, and we ended the evening with a golden sunset. They handmade flower pots for all their guests, and their sweet pup Larrie joined throughout the entire celebration. It was a beautiful day, and I'm so excited to finally share some of my favorites!
Bellingham Engagement Photography at Boulevard & Whatcom Falls: Claire & Conner
Claire and Conner chose a two-location engagement session at two of their favorite parks in Bellingham, Boulevard and Whatcom Falls! We started along the boardwalk where Conner proposed, took a stroll through Fairhaven, and then drove across town. It was a foggy morning in early October, and the fall leaves added such a fun pop of color against the bay!
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The Farm at Van Wyck was the perfect Bellingham venue for Kate and Stephen's wedding! They wanted a rustic outdoor space to celebrate with a couple hundred of their favorite people, and the entire day was such a joy to be a part of. They chose bright summery florals and included personalized elements throughout the day like stickers, pint glasses, and an entire wall of photos. One of the pieces Kate and Stephen looked forward to most was the dance floor, and DJ Scoob once again got everyone on their feet! Sit back and scroll through my favorites from this August wedding...
Patrick booked proposal photography as a surprise for Claire on their vacation to the Pacific Northwest! It was their first time to the San Juan Islands and a beautiful location to capture this special moment in their lives together. He and I created a plan together in advance, and it all went so well. She said yes, and I had so much fun witnessing their joy! We continued with the rest of their portraits, giving them plenty of time to chat and laugh as we walked to each spot. I'm beyond excited to finally share some of my favorites here with you all!
On a beautiful Spring evening, some of my top favorite Bellingham and Mount Vernon wedding vendors came together to create a joyful yellow styled shoot! And while it may have been just for fun, Kalia and Slater were just a month away from getting married for real. We could all feel their love and excitement as they exchanged rings and I-do's, and I hope you can see it in these photos, too! Saltbox Barn is a gorgeous venue in Mount Vernon, WA with multiple getting ready areas, a 1940s barn, and wide open views of Skagit County farmlands.
Photography/planning: Caylie Mash Photography
Florist/planning: Tangled Roots Floral
Venue: Saltbox Barn
Hair: Hair by Areca
Makeup: Natasha Gendron Makeup
Dress: Astraea Bridal
Officiant: Shannon Day, Tall Red Head Girl
Couple: Kalia & Slater
Video: Ridgewood Films
My name is Caylie and I'm a Bellingham and Mount Vernon, WA wedding and engagement photographer. I love what I do!