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Looking at Kirsten + Alex’s Seattle Engagement Photos at Golden Gardens, you would have no idea that we planned this shoot last minute! You might be wondering if you could pull off last-minute engagement photos in Seattle of your own? And I will be the first person to tell you that yes, it is absolutely […]

Seattle Engagement Photos, Golden Gardens Engagement Session, Captured by Candace Photography

Marlena and Vincent had so much fun when I met up with them for their Downtown Ballard engagement photos! What was particularly amazing about these Downtown Ballard Engagement photos, is that my joyful bride and groom-to-be not only showed off their fun side, but they also showed off their chic side. I’m a big fan […]

Seattle Engagement Photos, Seattle Engagement Photographer, Downtown Ballard Engagement Photos, Captured by Candace

Cecilee + John’s Pioneer Square Engagement Photos were full of laughs and tender displays of love. Look, if you’re a couple that can enjoy a good laugh together, then nothing will stand in your way! Cecilee + John were so full of joy and laughter during their engagement session, that it was truly contagious. Cecilee […]

Pioneer Square Engagement Photos, Capture by Candace Photography, Seattle Engagement Photos, Seattle Engagement Photographer

I highly recommend having your Seattle Engagement Photos taken at the Center for Urban Horticulture, just like Eliza + Michael did! Eliza and Michael’s love story is one of a workplace romance! At the time they met, they were both working as researchers at the Allen Institute for Brain Science. Michael kicked things off by […]

UW Center for Urban Horticulture, Seattle Engagement Photos, Seattle Engagement Photographer, Seattle Engagement Photography, Captured by Candace Photography

As a Seattle Engagement Photographer, I am always scouting local spots for my couple’s engagement sessions, and Discovery Park was perfect for Mackenzie and Cameron to celebrate their love! Mackenzie and Cameron’s love story started out as a blind date! Mackenzie first met a friend of Cameron’s while playing yard games at a party. That […]

Discovery Park Engagement Photos, Seattle Engagement Photographer, Seattle Engagement Photography, Captured by Candace Photography

Exploring the PNW I am always encouraging the couples that I work with to try new locations and I’m always up for suggestions! Though I’m from the PNW, I have to admit, I’ve seen a fair chunk of it because of my career! Thank you entrepreneurship! Growing up I always used to love to get […]

snowy engagement session at gold creek pond

Trying to find breathtaking locations for your engagement photos in Seattle? Keep reading! In this post, I will share with you 3 breathtaking places with perfect scenarios to tell your love story. As a wedding photographer that lives and works in the Emerald City, my couples ask me for suggestions. I always encourage them to […]

Pioneer square engagement photos, seattle big wheel engagement, seattle waterfront engagement photos, Seattle engagement photos

An Epic View What are some of my favorite places to shoot? Without a doubt, Discovery Park is at the top of the list! Nikki and Wayne chose this location for their discovery park engagement because it’s where they shared their very first date. It’s actually Seattle’s largest public park and at 534 acres, it […]

Summer engagement session at discovery park

An Adventure Engagement Session If you follow me on social media, you have probably read on my posts how much I love engagement sessions! Especially when the couple chooses a meaningful location that sets perfect scenarios to tell their love story. Yes, I am talking about adventure engagement sessions! As a love storyteller and couples photographer, […]

Adventure engagement session at Franklin falls

Terry & Lyzanne’s Kubota Garden Minimony in Seattle A ‘Minimony’ is just enough Did you know that you can have a civil ceremony and bridal portrait session separately? Last year, during the middle of the pandemic when COVID-19 changed every aspect of how we live, that’s what a lot of couples did. So many couples […]

Fall Kubota Garden Bridal + Maternity Session in Seattle

Planning the Magic Today we’ll be talking about one of my favorite beaches for photo sessions! These Golden Gardens Beach Engagement Photos are from one of my favorite engagement sessions from 2021! Gloria and Rory are both Cornell University Alumni who recently celebrated two major milestones this year. In addition to graduating from Cornell University […]

Summer Golden Gardens Beach Engagement Session

Sweet Beginnings After about three years, Dan and Sarah got engaged in September 2020 at the Bryant Blueberry farm, just an hour outside of Seattle. A few weeks later, Sarah contacted me excited about the engagement! She wanted to know if I was available to shoot engagement photos sometime that fall and of course, I […]

Pike Place Market Engagement Photos, Pike Place Market, Seattle engagement photographer

Justas & Coral’s Garden Proposal I love proposals. No matter how much planning goes into them, there’s literally always an amazing surprise at the end. I also love these because I only get to speak to one partner and while doing so I get to hear how much they admire their fiance-to-be! It’s beautiful! Fun […]

Surprise proposal at UW Center for Urban Horticulturae, Seattle WA, Captured by C

An impromptu Seattle Pike Place Market Engagement Oh, I can’t say enough good things about these two and their Seattle rooftop engagement photos! I love them so much! Maddy contacted me to photograph her engagement session on her roof and wanted to make sure we got some photos in her apartment building to mark the […]

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

Angie and Henry are such a sweet pair. I connected with Angie during the pandemic, and we talked for over an hour about the love she and Henry share, their story, and the wedding of her dreams she was planning for 2021! For the engagement session, they wanted a spring session that showed the PNW […]

UW Arboretum Engagement Session | Seattle Engagement Photographer | Captured by Candace Photography

DeMyla and Trunel got engaged on Thanksgiving 2019! They contacted me in December to photograph their engagement session in 2020 and I thought Pioneer Square engagement photos would be a great fit for their style! They’re a very chill couple that was just enjoyable to be around. I didn’t even realize how much time had […]

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kind words

"Candace is hands down one of the  best  wedding vendor decisions we made! She is pure magic at what she does! Candace was absolutely                                                       She exceeded all our expectations with our engagement photos and so we contracted with her for our wedding as well. I had two months to go before my wedding and she helped me find a make up artist and florist in Seattle. I can’t speak highly enough of her personality, her work and her professionalism. She went above what was required of her and made
the entire process for my family and I fun and easy.                         
               I would recommend her!!!"

maddy & Dennis


amazing to  work with.

“Candace is                                           Truly! We feel so lucky that Candace was willing to be a part of our wedding day. From the first time we connected over the phone, we knew Candace’s                                                                                                                  would be an incredible asset to our wedding!”

mackenzie & cameron 

truly incredible.

and professionalism

warmth, intentionality,

"I have nothing but glowing reviews for Candace and her work. She was responsive, easy to work with, professional, personable, 

nina & Dan


talented and so much fun!"

"Candace is a                                                                                                                                            We now know the previous fallout was divine intervention because finding Candace made our wedding perfect. She took the time to scout our location and 
                                                                  as if it were a novel she was writing."

carey & Ben 

into our love story

dream photographer, she's

literal magic.

she dove

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