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Romantic downtown Seattle engagement session with Jackie and RJ Ok, I just want to preface this by saying Photographer Jackie and Engaged Jackie are two different people, but they have the same name. I will be referring to Photographer Jackie as J for this post to try to make it less confusing! Oftentimes, when J […]

Jackie + RJ | Downtown Seattle, Washington Engagement Session | Jackie and Michael Photography

couple hanging out on the pier with downtown seattle in the background during their engagement shoot

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Why should you elope in Idaho? After living in the Pacific Northwest all of our lives, it’s hard to not brag about how gorgeous it is. We think Idaho is often overlooked when talking about the most beautiful little corner of the States. We would love to see more people come elope in Idaho. Alluring […]

Elope in Idaho: Your Ultimate Guide

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When thinking about all the different expectations that come with planning your wedding, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed at the prospect of all the little details that you are expected to include. There are big things that you aren’t likely to forget and are often the most fun part of planning a wedding, […]

Why we love Basic Invite’s invitation suites, and save the date online options

Wedding Invitation suite flatlay

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In 2019, Colleen and Jonathan hired us for their 10 year anniversary. They decided that they wanted to spend their anniversary celebrating their love, with their friends and loved ones. Everyone was prepared for an intense game of trivia and were expected to be dressed to the nines. It was a night full of friends, […]

Colleen + Jonathan | Payette River Family Photoshoot | Jackie and Michael Photography

girl holds her mother's hand while adventuring along the beach

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Sharon reached out to us earlier last year to inquire about a couples session for her and her husband Brandon. Brandon was in the military, and as is the problem with many military couples, they had a pretty small and quick ceremony. This meant they didn’t get a chance to get engagement pictures done, or […]

Sharon + Brandon | Mountaintop Couples Session near Bogus Basin | Jackie and Michael Photography

detail shot of husband and wife's rings during their couple session

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We first met Christina and Jared a while back when they reached out to us about doing an engagement session in Seattle. They were down for an epic snowy adventure, and we became fast friends. They were well on their way to planning their gorgeous Hawaii wedding when COVID hit. I know it must have […]

Christina + Jared | Lakeside Tacoma Elopement | Jackie and Michael Photography

Groom kneels down so his bride can give him a sip of champagne from the bottle

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Dani and Whitney first reached out to us over Instagram looking for some guidance on where they could elope near the treasure valley. Like many 2020 brides, they had cancelled their wedding and were looking to elope with just a couple of friends by their side. We chatted a bit and asked a few questions […]

Dani + Whitney | Snake River, Idaho Elopement | Jackie and Michael Photography

Brides walk together along the edge of the snake river canyon holding a bouquet

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Amber and Dylan love spending their time hiking to the most beautiful mountaintops imaginable. During their photoshoot, we learned so much about the places they have been and the places they plan on going. Their engagement was just another step closer to be able to spend the rest of their lives together. They made it […]

Amber + Dylan | Hidden Lake Engagement in Cascade, Idaho | Jackie and Michael Photography

couple dances together as they overlook the mountain lake and trees

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We’ve known Ally and Brendon for years. Ally and I attended middle school and high school together. Between sharing classes like American Sign Language, to hanging out with the same group of friends, Ally and I have been friends for quite some time. We all went to the same schools, so Jackie was in the […]

Ally + Brendon | Lake Fork, Idaho Cabin Wedding | Jackie and Michael Photography

Bride and groom share a kiss in a pasture as the sun sets behind them.

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It was so great finally meeting Korey and Russell in person. We first locked in their 2021 wedding in early January of 2020, when we were still so young and so hopeful for the upcoming year. Thankfully when restrictions lifted we were able to meet up for their engagement session. Since they were in Montana, […]

Korey and Russell’s Engagement Session | Idaho Falls, Idaho | Jackie and Michael Photography