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Pike Place Market Engagement // Maddy + Dennis // Seattle Wedding Photographer

Maddy + Dennis // Rooftop Engagement // Pike Place Market

Oh, I can’t say enough good things about these two! I love them so much! Maddy contacted me to shoot her pike place engagement session on her roof and wanted to make sure we got some photos in her apartment building to mark the time spent there. It’s a GORGEOUS building with stunning views. Dennis […]

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Downtown Seattle, Rooftop Pike Place Engagemgent Session_Captured by Candace Photography

Oh, I can’t say enough good things about these two! I love them so much! Maddy contacted me to shoot her pike place engagement session on her roof and wanted to make sure we got some photos in her apartment building to mark the time spent there. It’s a GORGEOUS building with stunning views. Dennis hadn’t moved to Seattle yet from Ohio, and she was excitedly anticipating his arrival. We talked about fashion because Maddy is a TOTAL fashionista! She wanted to wear a traditional Kenyan outfit with deep, contrasting tones. They were STUNNING.

A couple with style


We started on her 38th-floor rooftop and because it’s epic, we spent most of our time there. Honestly, we could see most of Seattle from the building and we didn’t need to leave! You’ll see that these two have adorable, charming energy. They’re so fun and I could see that they truly admire each other. I was surprised at how much organic chemistry we had during a lunchtime, weekday session. Yes. You read that right. Maddy is a BOSS and worked in a session with a wardrobe change and a second location on her lunch break! A perk of working from home and being a Doctor of Pharmacy.


After the rooftop, we quickly headed over to the Iconic Pike Place Market because you can’t be that close to it and not visit! These two rocked their session and I had the pleasure of shooting their wedding too! Stay tuned.


How’d they meet?

They met online using a Muslim dating app. There is Maddy’s version of the story and Dennis’s account, but the consensus is that Maddy has a better recollection of the events.
Maddy’s Version of the story:

“The first time I saw him, we were both in different time zones during the shelter in place mandates, and he was probably at work in his “Bob the Builder” hat (he is an engineer). Since we met online, I remember glancing at him and thinking… Oh wow, he’s cute (and he has a captivating smile that got me on day one). We started talking, although he took his sweet time to respond (this is where his memory deviates). For a moment I was certain I would never hear from him again. But he came around and now he won’t stop talking… The rest is history!”

-Maddy

How’d they propose?

“On January 1st! We had a zoom call with my extended family where we culturally received the blessings from the elders to get wed. After the blessings were given, he proposed! Both his family and my family were on the call, so it was beautiful that they all got to share in the moment with us.”

-Maddy

E-Session Details

Date: April 2nd, 2021

West Edge Apartments, Seattle and the Historic Pike Place Market

The Wedding

Location: The same stunning rooftop! Downtown Seattle, WA
Wedding Date: May 29th, 2021

See their stunning wedding, here!

Black couple at engagement session at pike place market in downtown seattle
Black couple at engagement session at pike place market in downtown seattle
Black couple at engagement session at pike place market in downtown seattle
Black couple at engagement session at pike place market in downtown seattle, captured by candace photography
Black couple at engagement session at pike place market in downtown seattle, captured by candace photography
Black couple at engagement session at pike place market in downtown seattle, captured by candace photography
Black couple at engagement session at pike place market in downtown seattle, captured by candace photography
Black couple at engagement session at pike place market in downtown seattle, captured by candace photography
Black couple at engagement session at pike place market in downtown seattle, captured by candace photography
Black couple at engagement session at pike place market in downtown seattle, captured by candace photography
Black couple at engagement session at pike place market in downtown seattle, captured by candace photography
Black couple at engagement session at pike place market in downtown seattle, captured by candace photography
Black couple at engagement session at pike place market in downtown seattle, captured by candace photography
Black couple at engagement session at pike place market in downtown seattle, captured by candace photography
Black couple at engagement session at pike place market in downtown seattle, captured by candace photography
Black couple at engagement session at pike place market in downtown seattle, captured by candace photography
Black couple at engagement session at pike place market in downtown seattle, captured by candace photography
Black couple at engagement session at pike place market in downtown seattle, captured by candace photography
Black couple at engagement session at pike place market in downtown seattle, captured by candace photography
Black couple at engagement session at pike place market in downtown seattle, captured by candace photography
Black couple at engagement session at pike place market in downtown seattle, captured by candace photography
Black couple at engagement session at pike place market in downtown seattle, captured by candace photography
Black couple at engagement session at pike place market in downtown seattle, captured by candace photography
Black couple at engagement session at pike place market in downtown seattle, captured by candace photography
Black couple at engagement session at pike place market in downtown seattle, captured by candace photographyy
Black couple at engagement session at pike place market in downtown seattle, captured by candace photography
Black couple at engagement session at pike place market in downtown seattle, captured by candace photography
Black couple at engagement session at pike place market in downtown seattle, captured by candace photography
Black couple at engagement session at pike place market in downtown seattle, captured by candace photography
Black couple at engagement session at pike place market in downtown seattle, captured by candace photographyy
Black couple at engagement session at pike place market in downtown seattle, captured by candace photography
Black couple at engagement session at pike place market in downtown seattle, captured by candace photography
Black couple at engagement session at pike place market in downtown seattle, captured by candace photography
Black couple at engagement session at pike place market in downtown seattle, captured by candace photography
Black couple at engagement session at pike place market in downtown seattle, captured by candace photography

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