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5 Ways to Include Friends and Family in your Wedding

bridal party in pink in front of the tetons in jackson hole
Thursday, August 2, 2018 Amy Galbraith

Have you set your wedding party but have some special friends you’d like to include in your wedding celebration? Or have you decided to forego bridesmaids and groomsmen altogether? What’s so wonderful about modern weddings is that you have the option to do things YOUR way. Whether you decide to have a wedding party or […]

Top 5 Moments to Capture on your Wedding Day

bride and groom walking back down the aisle being showered by lavendar during jackson hole wedding recessional
Monday, July 2, 2018 Amy Galbraith

As a documentary photographer, I’m all about unexpected moments. I suppose that’s what makes this post so difficult to write! The last thing I’d want my clients to do is “stage” moments or provide a shot list. That being said, I think it’s important to be aware of some not-so-obvious moments that you’ll experience on […]

3 Ways to Display Your Engagement Photos

fun happy couple engagement photos in seattle in the spring
Thursday, May 17, 2018 Amy Galbraith

So you’ve finished up your session, received those gorgeous images from your photographer in digital format, posted them all over social media, updated the images on your wedding website, so…now what? Engagement photos are such a beautiful way to document this exciting time in your lives as a couple. With all of the focus on […]

Engagement Session Photo Ideas in Seattle

engagement photos on a ferry near seattle
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 Amy Galbraith

Tis the season for engagement sessions! I’ve had a blast so far this spring getting outside and capturing some great moments with couples who I will be working with this summer for their weddings. I enjoy engagement sessions not just fosr the beautiful imagery we create together, but also for the extra time I get […]

3 Tips for Planning a Mountain Wedding

a couple gazes out at icicle creek during their mountain wedding ceremony at sleeping lady resort in leavenworth
Thursday, March 1, 2018 Amy Galbraith

Having a wedding in the mountains can mean breathtaking backdrops, sweeping sunset views, and gorgeous woodsy scenery. However, planning a mountain wedding comes with all sorts of challenges. Whether you’re dealing with rocky terrain, questionable weather, or transportation issues, the mountains can add a bit more difficulty to your wedding day. Here are a few […]

What’s an Adventure Session? | Wedding Planning

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 Amy Galbraith

As a newly engaged couple, it is easy start to feel overwhelmed with all of the details you have to coordinate. The phrase “engagement photo session” will likely surface during your wedding prep, and it’s easy to dismiss the idea outright. You have a photographer for your wedding day, so what’s the point of taking […]

Wedding Planning | Washington Mountain Wedding Venues

bride and groom kissing next to mountain lake
Monday, November 27, 2017 Amy Galbraith

I was lucky enough to start my business in Jackson Hole – a mecca for skiing, climbing, rafting, camping, the works. It was there that I fostered my love for photography and capturing the beauty of those majestic Teton peaks. While I still photograph 4-5 weddings per year in Jackson Hole, most of my year […]

Wedding Planning | Tips for Taking Candid Wedding Pictures

bride and groom sipping champagne at carnation farms
Thursday, August 24, 2017 Amy Galbraith

So you just got engaged, congratulations! Now it’s time to start planning the big day. As most wedding planning goes, you’ll first probably pick your venue and catering, wedding planner, then it’s on to the photographer! While I’m a little bit biased, I must say that hiring a photographer you trust and gel with is […]

Wedding Planning | 3 Reasons Why You Should Do a First Look

Thursday, July 13, 2017 Amy Galbraith

A first look. What is it? While there are many variations of it, basically it is the chance to see your significant other in a chosen location, BEFORE you walk down the aisle. Typically it would take place a couple of hours before the ceremony when your makeup is at its freshest and the guests […]