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Days like this make me appreciate our beautiful, beautiful world. And clients like this that allow me to drive 2 hours to “a big open field my boyfriend’s uncle owns” makes it all the while. Hey, we even got to see buffalo! Bison? Buffalo? Giant 2-ton animals…

Can’t wait for these two to get hitched next year!

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“Summer, after all, is a time when wonderful things can happen to quiet people. For those few months, you’re not required to be who everyone thinks you are, and that cut-grass smell in the air and the chance to dive into the deep end of a pool give you a courage you don’t have the rest of the year. You can be grateful and easy, with no eyes on you, and no past. Summer just opens the door and lets you out.” 
― Deb Caletti

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I made it a point this year to take time off. To soak in some good weather, long weekends, time with friends, family, my boyfriend, our dog. To breathe in that split second moment where summer has come and gone. We’re in the thick of it now, but I’m taking the time to enjoy the “finer” things this place has to offer and stepping away from my glowing monitor (which trust me, in the middle of wedding season, is easier said than done).

I’m not usually one to bring along a camera for personal outings — surprisingly, down time can quickly turn into work when I’ve got gear in my hands — but I’ve made a few exceptions these last few trips. And I’m sure glad I did.

A little personal post for ya. Enjoy.

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  • Lindzi - I am so obsessed with this!! Such awesome pics!!!ReplyCancel

  • dorothy - gosh carina, I just love everything about your photos. the processing is so on point. you are so freakin’ talentedReplyCancel

  • Sonya - Way rad Carina! This looks just like an adventure we would take :) we even have some of the same gear, and I love those Seattle hard ciders! YUM.ReplyCancel

  • Ashley - I’m with Dorothy. Your images, your processing- seriously top notch, Carina! I keep up with your blog and IG feed, both of which always keep me totally inspired. Glad you could take some personal time this summer! Keep up your awesome, amazing work :).ReplyCancel

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These two get married tomorrow! I’m excited. They’re new to the Seattle are (from Georgia!) so we went on a little escapade out to Vashon Island..my home away from home. I’d love to shoot there more often — if anyone is up for a little trip over to good ‘ol Vashon…you just let me know. ;)

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CASPhoto_Wedding_Leann&Justin-21Man, have been behind on my wedding game lately! These two were married back in May and I’ve been waiting to get these two up on the  blog. From the get-go these two were overflowing with kindness…their family & friends proved to hold the same spirit. They had one of the sweetest first looks — I was tearing up behind my camera….you guys…. If you’re on the fence about seeing your spouse before the “walk down the aisle”, don’t hesitate. Just do it.

We danced, found warehouses, ate donuts and had a grand ‘ol time. I love these two.

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Breathe in, breathe out. Daily reminder. Little crazy at the moment, but wanted to share a few musings of the last couple of months. It’s been such a fun mix of wedding, engagement, commercial & editorial work. More, more, more!

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  • Moch - Love it Carina! Your work inspire me, have fun in sunny Cali!!!!ReplyCancel

  • dorothy - so many goodies in here! can’t wait to see all of it :)ReplyCancel

  • Brittney Raine - STOP. Just stop. I want to crawl into your photos and live there. Usually when I’m looking through someone’s blog post I see beautiful pictures to some degree. What you do, though, is so different. I feel like I’m outside that window watching a woman write, like I’m on that mountaintop, like I’m at the next table on the street eavesdropping, like I’m there on the field as the action is happening. It is simply incredible, and such a gift. Never stop doing what you do – Carina, I wish I had the pleasure to know you, because you are so inspiring.ReplyCancel

  • Nicole - Amazing. The one of Aaron especially.ReplyCancel

  • ryan - love all of these! so good.ReplyCancel