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How to Elope in the North Cascades

By emeraldmediaservices | Jan 12, 2021

The North Cascades are one of the most magical locations in the Pacific Northwest. They are often called the “American Alps.” And for good reason! The towering, jagged peaks definitely resemble those found southern Europe. The majestic scenery makes the North Cascades National Park one of the top contenders for engaged couples searching for an Read More …

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Favorite First Looks From 2020

By emeraldmediaservices | Jan 5, 2021

One of the most emotional parts of a wedding day: the first look. We compiled some of our very favorite groom first looks from the past year. The stress of 2020 made these moments even more emotional since the couple went through so many challenges just to hold their wedding this year. “Whatever our souls Read More …

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North Cascades Adventure Wedding | Washington Elopement Videographer

By emeraldmediaservices | Sep 16, 2020

Last month we got to explore the North Cascades with Aaron & Kelsey (and their close family) to celebrate their wedding. The day began with a delicious home-cooked brunch at the main lodge at Ovenell’s Heritage Inn Log Cabins. **Huge shoutout to Ovenell’s for being so awesome and hospitable! Totally recommend this place to anyone looking Read More …

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Intimate Wedding Backyard

How to Have the Perfect Intimate Backyard Wedding in the Times of Covid-19

By emeraldmediaservices | Jul 22, 2020

There is no doubt that 2020 is the year of the backyard wedding! With Covid-19 restrictions drastically impacting the entire wedding industry, more couples are choosing to forgo their larger wedding ceremony and opt for a more intimate celebration with those closest to them. And most seem to be holding these downsized weddings in their Read More …

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PNW Elopement Video

10 Tips to Ensure You Get the Perfect Wedding Video

By emeraldmediaservices | May 6, 2020

Every wedding is special and as wedding videographers, it is our job to create a film that encompasses the moments of your day. Every film that we deliver represents our best work and full effort. That being said, one of the major questions that we get from couples before their wedding day is, “Are there Read More …

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Wedding toast idea

Epic Bridesmaid Wedding Toast – Musical Mashup!

By emeraldmediaservices | Apr 29, 2020

Bryan and Adrianne have a very close-knit have had a very tight-knit group of friends through the years, many of whom were part of their wedding party when they got married last year. Adrianne’s bridesmaids wanted to do something extra special for their toast so they decided to SING! They totally killed it and had everyone Read More …

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Seattle Elopement Videographer

Some of Our Favorite Father-Daughter First Looks

By emeraldmediaservices | Apr 12, 2020

The strong bond between father & daughter is showcased in many wedding traditions, but none are as emotional as the First Look. The moment when the Father of the Bride sees his daughter in her wedding dress for the first time is so powerful. This compilation of emotional father-daughter first looks is sure to make Read More …

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Wedding at Rock Creek Gardens

Rock Creek Gardens Wedding | Thomas & Katie | Puyallup, WA

By emeraldmediaservices | Apr 1, 2020

Thomas & Katie started dating in high school and their love carried them through the long distances when they attended different colleges in Spokane and Bellingham. They had their wedding at Rock Creek Gardens in Puyallup, WA. This is one of our favorite venues because literally every direction you look is gorgeous scenery. A heartfelt ceremony was followed Read More …

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Seattle Wedding Videography

5 Tips For Planning Your Intimate Wedding

By emeraldmediaservices | Mar 30, 2020

During the weeks of COVID-19 we have found that an increasing number of engaged couples are looking toward the option of an intimate wedding versus the traditional 100+ guest event. This isn’t surprising seeing as large gatherings were the first events to be prohibited when the outbreak first began. And while we absolutely love the Read More …

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