DALLAS + STEPHANIE | WASHINGTON STATE BRIDAL SESSION

August 13, 2017

My absolute favorite state to shoot in, so far anyway, is Washington State. If all you’ve ever seen of it was from the movie Twilight, then you’ve got the right idea because it’s just as dreamy as that in real life: dark, lush forests, lakes, mountains and foggy goodness. It’s a moody photographer’s dream location, I so wish I could shoot there every day. Alas (sort of?), I live in the beautiful city of Chicago! I do love it here. But the Pacific Northwest has a huge piece of my heart!

Now meet Dallas & Stephanie. Amazing backdrop? Check. Stunning couple? Check. Everything was perfect! Except the temperatures lol. Washington State in March? CHI-LLY! But what am I complaining about? I was wearing clothes! They (Stephanie especially) were total champs, even braving the rain. As a side note: if it rains on your wedding day or during your session, don’t give up on it! Embrace it!

Check out their bridal session below. Full gallery here.

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Laëtitia Donaghy is a French-born, Chicago-based, international photographer focusing on weddings and elopements. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art with a focus in Photography, and a minor in Political Science from Florida Atlantic University. She brings to her weddings and portraits her Fine Art training in order to bring forth the realness and emotion present, and showcase people’s relationships. Her focus is on preserving as much of the day as possible and keeping it as honest as possible. She travels the world for weddings and other assignments. She has been published on the web and in print.

“If life is a question mark, then you, my love,
are the proud and bold period that is typed with certainty.”

– TYLER KNOTT GREGSON

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OMG these are so pretty! I looveee the rain! And Stephanie and Dallas are some of my favorite humans!!

Thank you! I know, they’re amazing!

So much love for these. So beautiful!

Beautiful frames, absolutely love the intimacy.

LOVE it! Everything about this set is pure gold x

Absolutely stunning!! I love the moodiness and the lighting. You did an amazing job of capturing their joy and love for each other

Superb shots. Not every day I can see rain engagement shots.

Thank you! Hah, it was freezing but worth it lol.

Wow this is absolutely gorgeous!!!! Amazing work

Amazing series! I would love to have you at our wedding!

What a wonderful compliment! When is your wedding?

Beautiful! Loving the tones and how much in love they are <3

Thank you! THey were the cutest ever lol.

Wow these are so beautiful! I love all the tones and emotion.

I love love LOVE the quiet intimacy of these photos! They’re so real and I feel like I’m watching clips from a movie when I go through them. So lovely!!

Thank you SO much for such a wonderful compliment!! <3

I love the rawness and simple beauty of these photos, great job!

Ahh I love the rainy weather and soft light!!

Thanks! I know, that light is a dream! 😀

Beautiful photographs optimizing the Washington weather.

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