Welcome! We're Erik & Marissa, husband and wife photographers based in Seattle. We love what we do because we get to meet the best people and tell their story. Everyone has a story to tell, let us help tell yours.
As High School Sweethearts we believe in finding love in random places (like our high school gym), sharing memories with those you love, and cherishing small moments.
For 10 years we've been building our family-run photography business. We're lucky to have forever clients that have been with us since the beginning!
We love each other and our kids. Each day we try to fill our love tanks with quality time, kind words and every once in awhile a living room dance party.
~Erik & Marissa
The story began back in our high school. I noticed Erik in the gym while he was bench pressing! He asked me to prom with a message written with cups in a fence and we've been in love ever since.
7 years later while Marissa was away for the evening, I set out rose petals and candles in our Chicago apartment to ask her to marry me. She said, "are you serious?" and then "YES!"
We'll never forget the feeling of walking down the aisle, dancing in the sand, and the electricity of our first kiss on our wedding thanks to the photographs that captured it all. It was one of the reasons we were inspired to become wedding photographers!
After getting hitched we moved from Chicago to Cali, spent a year exploring and then headed to Seattle to make our permanent home and start our family. Our kids are our latest, hardest, and most rewarding adventure yet!
My wife created my sweet tooth. It never existed until we met.
Halloween is the best holiday. We go all out (see below).
Since I'm from Ohio I have to mention my favorite athlete of all times is Lebron James.
I believe it should be the law that every weekend is 3 days.
My love language is quality time so I'm all about planning adventures big and small.
I have a huge sweet tooth. Anything chocolate is my go-to.
The dance floor will never be empty if I'm a guest at your wedding.
Erik thinks it's hilarious when I sing the "words" to a song since I make up 90% of them.
The best things I ever did was marry my best friend and become a mama.
Marissa and Erik are so much fun to work with! They took the time to understand us and our personalities and made sure our photos reflect who we are. They are genuine people and talented photographers and make the whole process fun and relaxed."
They cared about us as more than just clients and truly wanted the best for us in every way. When we look at our photos the emotions come right back and we don't just remember what it looked like at our wedding but how it felt to be there."
We couldn't imagine a better experience. The photos all turned out beautifully and we really appreciated all of the little things they did for us along the way to make things easier. Thanks for everything - you two are the best!"
Full Wedding Packages begin at $4500 for 2022, but like a good espresso bar, everything can be customized to fit your particular taste!
Elopements and courthouse weddings begin at $1600 for 2 hours.
Engagements begin at $700. Family & Maternity begin at $600.
Newborns begin at $750.
*First year packages available!
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Weddings are delivered within 30 days. Engagements, elopements, family & maternity are available within 2 weeks.
A 50% deposit is due in the form of check or Venmo to reserve your wedding or session date. Wedding balances are due 60 days before your date and session balances are due the date of your session.
We go everywhere! Just know that if your wedding is further than 30 minutes we'll need to talk about travel costs so we aren't driving home late at night endangering ourselves and your images. All other sessions are $100/hr of additional travel time past 30 minutes if we're adventuring!
Absolutely! We'll send you a gallery where you can download, share, or order prints. All images are high-res with no watermarks. Best part? You can share your password with family & friends who can also download your photos!
Yes, for $37,000.
Weddings 50-70 per hour
Newborns, Maternity & Family 40-60