Tali & Justin – Patrick’s Point State Park Engagement, Humboldt County, California

Once upon a time we went on a photo tour, met some amazing couples, and made some pretty portraits, AND THEN WE NEVER SHARED THEM. Imagine we’re breaking these gems out of the Disney Vault — the TWF Vault.

Ages ago in the month of July we journeyed to the pacific northwest. We camped in beautiful places, ate a whole lot of donuts, visited friends and photographed 11 amazing couples. We filled our black Saturn Vue to the brim (and then some) and towed along my (Mariah’s) cousin Stuart. He assisted us on our many photo shoots and ensured there was never a dull moment… songs about Theodore Roosevelt and Johnny Appleseed were written and sung, uncomfortable inside jokes were created, and over 6,000 miles were driven. It was exhausting, exhilarating and beautiful, and we can’t wait to do it again!

Here are photos from Tali and Justin’s engagement session in Patrick’s Point State Park. Easily one of our favorite photos sessions ever since I’m definitely a ‘by sea’ kind of gal. Patrick’s Point has all the best things: lush forest, colorful wildflowers, and craggy, wave-smashing rocks — all seated by the stunning Pacific Ocean.

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Super 8mm Wedding Film – Evan & Mike – Des Moines & Ankeny, Iowa

Evan and Mike
are one of those great couples we liked from the very beginning. In truth, we always like our couples :) We especially loved their calm, thoughtful demeanor, and their wedding day was no different. Throughout the day Dave, Joey and I remarked to each other how chill they were, and it was reflected in their surrounding friends and family. The timeline was spaced so neatly, that everything flowed smoothly without too little or too much of any time in one place or another. Peacefulness. We all carried it with us that day.

Evan and Mike’s wedding video was shot on Super 8mm film.
You can catch a glimpse of their wedding photos on their wedding website here.

Wendy & Jon – Now Jade Riviera Cancun, Destination Wedding

Wendy and Jon invited us to their wedding in Puerto Morelos, Cancun Mexico! Such a treat in the middle of Iowa’s long, cold winters. Wendy and Jon and their 5 other guests were a ton of fun. It was a blast hanging out with them and a huge honor to photograph their lovely beachside wedding.

Jon and Wendy, in the words of your dear friend Sarah (borrowed from everyone’s friend, Phoebe Buffay), we’re so glad you’ve found your lobster!
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