Sometimes in your life you meet people who simply affirm you in your entirety. They see you and love you for who you are, express their gladness to be around you, and thank you for being in their life. These people have a rare and invaluable gift in today’s world, and the funny thing is, they’re really the ones who deserve the thanks.

Emily and Austen are some of these incredible people. These two go all the way back to junior high, but as the priest stated during their ceremony, whether you’ve known them 10 years or 10 minutes, they let you know exactly how important you are to them — and they mean it. They have genuine hearts for serving others, and they are constantly encouraging each other to grow and become better people as they interact with the world around them.

Their Bellingham wedding at Sacred Heart was touching and beautiful, and a testament to their love and faith was evidenced as both their priest and Austen’s childhood pastor presided over the ceremony. And later in the evening, it became clear just how how proud their families wereof these two – I’m pretty sure there wasn’t a dry eye in the room during their toasts!

Emily and Austen, we’re so grateful to you for not only inviting us to be a part of your story, but also for inspiring us with your clearly evident love for each other and everyone around you. We are thankful to have you in our lives, and hope you continue to grow in your love daily!

Wedding Photography: The Popes | Getting Ready Venue: Crysalis Inn & Spa | Ceremony Venue: Sacred Heart Catholic Church | Reception Venue: Bellingham Golf & Country Club | Florals: AliceJoy Events | Bridal Boutique: New Beginnings Bridal Studio | Cake Artist: Pure Bliss | Hair Stylist: Sandlewood Spa | DJ: Events with Integrity


Really nice work I appreciate the varying perspectives, especially like the overhead shots in the church

So many of these images have exquisite light! Beautiful shot of a beautiful bride on the beach and I find myself drawn back to the bride in the pillars shot. Very nice.

Absolutely stunning photos!!! You guys are so incredibly talented!!! The photos and your write up completely captured these two AMAZING people!!! Their love for each other spreads to everyone else around them! Can’t wait until I get married so I can hire you guys 🙂