Skansonia Wedding: Sarah + Mark

October 1, 2013


Sarah and Mark met each other at Occidental College in Los Angeles. They fell in love on a cross-country road trip. On a blazing day in September , they tied the knot aboard the beautiful Skansonia on South Lake Union, surrounded by an incredible – and incredibly hilarious – group of family and friends. I had the pleasure of photographing their rehearsal dinner the night before, and between that evening and their wedding day, I heard countless stories about Sarah and Mark that made me not only want to be their friend even more, but made me feel like I’d known them forever. Everyone there had the nicest and funniest things to say about them. Their wedding was beautiful and fun, and I was honored to capture their day.

Sarah and Mark, may your future be full of plenty of love, laughter, and scooter rides.

Sarah and her bridesmaids all wore TOMS. As someone who’s worn some of the most uncomfortable bridesmaid’s shoes ever, I was seriously jealous.


Lake Union views all around.Sarah&Mark_090713_002__web


Sarah, you beautiful bride. You look like you might be up to something!


Jordan was in charge of tying all of the fellas’ ties. Sure made Mark look good!Sarah&Mark_090713_048__web

If you don’t know, my favorite color is purple…so I was pretty much in love with the tie and socks ensemble.Sarah&Mark_090713_052__web First look in Gas Works Park.Sarah&Mark_090713_093__web



Way too much studliness for one picture.Sarah&Mark_090713_077-Edit__web


These gals were so fun and so sweet.Sarah&Mark_090713_143__webCheck out those TOMS and those socks. I mean, c’mon! Love it.Sarah&Mark_090713_131__webI was laughing so hard during this sequence, I’m surprised I even kept them in the frame. 🙂Sarah&Mark_090713_165__web Sarah&Mark_090713_183__web Sarah&Mark_090713_187__webSarah&Mark_090713_198-Edit__webThe ceremony is set on the Skansonia!



Mark may or may not have totally serenaded his future wife…and it was lovely. Not a dry eye in the house.Sarah&Mark_090713_302__web

Total happiness right here!Sarah&Mark_090713_310__webIt’s o-fish-allllllll!!!!Sarah&Mark_090713_347-Edit__webSarah&Mark_090713_316__web




Their guest book was individual notecards on which folks could type special messages using Mark’s grandparents’ vintage typewriter.Sarah&Mark_090713_242__web

Who needs cake. Pie is where it’s at!


Handsome young ring bearers.


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Louis. Louis, Louis, Louis…this guy… I know him from college, and he is a riot. This speech was fabulous. (As were all the others, duh!)Sarah&Mark_090713_544__web
Party time!Sarah&Mark_090713_601__web
And just in case you weren’t sure if Seattle was beautiful or what…feast your eyes on this view. Wow, I love this city.