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Kelly from Botanique has a huge heart. She is a Seattle florist with a knack for free flowing flowers. I love her love for nature and farming beautiful flowers. She is a dream to work with from start to finish. Not only is she talented at creating that perfectly compote wild floral centerpiece, or a natural wedding bouquet– she knows so much and believes so much in what she does! How amazing is her Seattle floral studio!? It’s quaint and homegrown and absolutely perfect.

I love working with talented artists and business owners. Kelly is no exception! Be sure to check out her website here, her FLORAL WORKSHOP(!) HERE,  a feature of her work on Ruffled here, and follow her on insta. Because she’s really a gem. One of the sweetest Seattle florists you will ever meet!

Are you an artist who would like to be photographed in your element? I love connecting with fellow creatives, so puh-lease feel free to reach out! 

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Seattle Wedding Photographer Pricing Guide

Should a wedding photographer post their prices on their website? Many photographers have asked my opinion on why I post my pricing on my website, so I decided to do a little “for photographers” post this week! My answer is and will always be: do whatever works for you and your clientsI  put my pricing information on my website and blog for easy access for two main reasons.

1. Being upfront. I am a “what you see is what you get” type of person. I have a genuine soul that cringes at the thought of trying to be someone I’m not, so I do what works for me. I believe in being upfront about the products and services that I offer because , I think being upfront about pricing is important. I don’t typically invest in something important to me without a general budget or running some numbers, so I don’t expect my clients to either. I know some photographers who would prefer to chat with the client or meet them before divulging their wedding pricing information, but I’ve tried it and that just doesn’t work for me right now. I prefer for my potential clients to have access to it if they would like!

2. Communication. When I post my pricing on my website I am clearly communicating what I offer. It’s a great way to set the expectations and start communicating with my couples right away. In addition to this at-a-glance pricing guide, I have a more detailed, 13-page pdf that I send out to clients that describes each offering in more detail. I also have information in a wedding + lifestyle magazine that offers yet again more information, tips, tricks and FAQ!

Pricing Template by Design By Bittersweet. (Note: get this pricing guide absolutely FREE at my 2015 workshop! Seattle June 29 +30) Go check them out! I’m all about curating a lovely experience for my clients from start to finish. In general I like everything to be upfront, simple & clean. My style is all about story telling with a dreamy, romantic, fine art feel. Design By Bittersweet wedding photography templates align well with my style because they allow my pictures to do the talking, while at the same time providing information in a clear & concise way for my clients. They’re super easy to use and 100% editable. Plus, Rose & Thomas  are just great to work with!

Hope that helps! What other questions would you like answered? Feel free to comment below or shoot me an email!

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  • Bittersweet Design Boutique

    We are so excited to be a part of your Refresh Workshop and provide this template to your attendees. We love how you used the template.ReplyCancel

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The sunshine in Seattle has been so refreshing! I got myself outside and photographed some inspiration for the Seattle bohemian bride. Emily’s wild and free bridal look is just effortless and beautiful. I love her natural, soft wavy hair  with all tones of red and brown! A few wild flowers and a bouquet of eucalyptus are easy and beautiful. The boho bride look is perfected with  a flowy, natural wedding dress from Free People.

I photographed this session in the sun with my friend Jenna who JUST MOVED TO SEATTLE! (My incessant begging finally paid off!) Are you a photographer who would like to connect? I’m hosting an intimate, personal workshop here in Seattle on June 29 & 30. Click here for more details. I’d love to meet you!

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  • Sarah Pronk

    I am obsessed with this shoot! I think you do such a wonderful job capturing moments like this and just how clean and beautiful the bride looks. For my own wedding I want that same feel of clean and clear and highlighting her face and hair and how simplistic it all looks. You are incredible! I love her hair on this especially.ReplyCancel

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  • Elise Christina Zvirzdin

    I SO wish I could do this this year! Maybe next year, though!! :)ReplyCancel

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