Category archives: Engagement

Cassi and Eric | Boise, Idaho Engagement Photographer

Cassi and Eric are the hip, stylish sort of couple that my husband and I aspire to be but can never really pull off.  Really.  We never like what one another is wearing and one of us always thinks they are more with it than the other.  Who knows who’s actually right.  But Cassi and Eric really, truly are stylish. And super cute to top it off.  We had such a lovely evening taking engagement pictures downtown Boise before heading up to Table Rock.

Table Rock is such an iconic place in Boise. I’ve grown up seeing the cross lit up on the hillside, but I’ve never actually been up there until this engagement session.  And boy, it sure didn’t disappoint.  Table Rock itself is beautiful, but I loved the rocky, sage-brush covered hills that surrounded the area.  And to make it even sweeter?  This is where Eric proposed to Cassi.  What did I tell you? Sweet, right?

I can’t wait for their wedding in Boise next year!  Not sure what Cassi is wearing, but Eric promised to wear a bow tie.  Which makes me excited times 10.

Enough of me jabbering on and on.  Now for the pictures!

Take Me Down To The River | Boise, Idaho Engagement Photographer

While we were living in Moscow, I so missed living near the water.  Having grown up in Boise, I took advantage of all the rivers and lakes right in our backyard.  And when I worked in Glacier-more rivers and lakes. And Dakar was surrounded by the sea.  So, yes,  while living on the Palouse, I very much missed the water.  And so did Lamine.  Now that we’re back in Boise, one of our favorite things to do is walk along the greenbelt and dip our toes in the river.

Since we’ve been back, I’ve been wanting to do a session near the river.  I was so happy when these two obliged.

We met early in the morning down on the river bank.  We had the river and the area completely to ourselves.  Just the quiet morning breeze stirring through the trees and the sound of water slipping up the shore.



Craig and Ellen | Boise, Idaho Engagement Photographer

There is so much that I want to say about this session.  So much that I want to say about this unbelievably gorgeous couple. I don’t even know where to begin.

I wish that every session was like this one-so full of love and romance, oh, and gorgeous light.

Ellen and Craig are getting married in September, and they’ve already sent out their wedding invitations, but I love that they still chose to have this engagement session.  Not because they needed the pictures for their invitations or save the dates, but because they wanted pictures of just the two of them. Happily in love and engaged. And I LOVE that! That’s exactly what these sessions are for-to capture the love between two people.

And I think we managed to capture that in these images.

Oh-and did I mention that I can’t wait for their wedding!

So gorgeous, right?

Seriously cannot stand how beautiful these two are.  And the light?  So perfect.

Did I mention yet how funny these two are?  I was laughing so hard during this session!



Deann and Derek | Boise, Idaho Engagement Photographer

Deann and Derek have the honor of being one of the only couples that has ever agreed to do a morning session with me. I offer the option of a morning shoot to every couple I shoot, but they are only the second couple EVER to have taken me up on the offer.  And they were fantastic sports.  I love morning sessions for lots of reasons.  It’s cooler, quieter, and the light is gorgeous.  And speaking of gorgeous-I couldn’t ask for a more gorgeous couple.  Just look at them!  They’re adorable.

Despite the early morning start (ahem, 6:30 AM on a Saturday), they were willing to go along with me dragging them all over downtown Boise and through the Boise foothills.

Thanks Deann and Derek for being willing to get up so early.  And for making my job so easy by being so darn cute.


What did I tell you? Adorable!

Since we had such an early start, we grabbed a cup of coffee at Thomas Hammer in downtown Boise.