Natural Disasters + Natural Beauty = Best Portrait Session

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Natural Disasters + Natural Beauty = Best Portrait Session

Today is going to be a post that has been floating around my head for a few years. I’m going to try and keep it short and succinct, while letting the imagery do most of the talking for me. For this shoot, we used a natural disaster (forest fires) into an incredible opportunity for an […]

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Indira and Justin’s Wedding in Everett, Washington

A couple of days ago I finished and delivered the Indira and Justin’s images (my last wedding for the season) that was held at the beautiful Monte Cristo Ballroom in downtown Everett, Washington just a couple of weeks ago. I had an absolute blast on this one, and everyone involved couldn’t have been nicer! The […]

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A Rocky Mountain Wedding in Aspen!

I’ve been dying to get these photos delivered to the client so I could share them here with the world. Last month I shot one of the most hilarious and definitely most memorable of weddings in my professional career. Not only was I reunited with Bill Metek, my brothafromanothamotha who also happens to be a highly […]

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The Lake, the Sailboat and the Mountain

Sometimes we get a keeper shot by accident while working on another job. In this case I was doing some modeling photography with a lovely young lady with this as a backdrop, and I decided to knock out a  couple of shots of this incredibly serene view of Mount Rainier and Lake Washington from Medina, WA – […]

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Lanetria & Adam’s Day

I just finished up and delivered another wedding in a very busy spring season in downtown Seattle, and since I’ve completed the final web gallery for the bride and groom, I thought I’d share a sampler with everyone here. This couple and their respective families were by far the most fun I’ve had in a long […]

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Cassandra & John’s Day

If I was asked about one thing I love most about my job,  it would have to be  all the people I get to meet, from celebrities across the country to neighbors around the corner I haven’t met yet. This latest wedding was held in Des Moines, WA where the evergreen forest meets the Puget Sound in […]

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Photographing Wine Bottles

A couple of weeks ago I did a shoot for one of the many wonderful vineyards here in the Pacific Northwest. I’ve been doing an increasing number of jobs like this over the past year or so, and just wanted to share this. I also happen to be a big fan of the pinot noirs […]

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Photo Restoration: An Old Irreplaceable Photograph

This post is going to be a little different, but one I hope you will find both interesting and intriguing. Over the past three or four years, I’ve started receiving and accepting photo restoration jobs that I have come to enjoy more than I ever thought I would. In recent years, I’ve realized I’d kind […]

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How to Choose Your Wedding Photographer

Congratulations on your engagement! You probably haven’t arrived at this page if you weren’t already looking for a wedding photographer, right? The good news is – you’ve come to the right place. Many brides & grooms-to-be are so overwhelmed with the monumental task of the upcoming wedding that they forget to ask or don’t even […]

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Ju & Calvin’s Day

It’s been a busy spring! My latest wedding was a small intimate home wedding in Renton, Washington. The service was held on the back porch with sunlight softly filtering through the trees, and it couldn’t have been a more beautiful ceremony. Here’s to a long and happy future for Ju and Calvin!  Rich Leighton May 30, […]

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