Being a creative entrepreneur can be a lonely and confusing endeavor. There is SO much to learn when you’re trying to grow a successful business on a foundation of a love of art. This business would not be successful without the mentorship and collaboration opportunities I’ve had with other creatives and businesses in my community. This means I have an awesome network of vendors and other photographers all over the West Coast and Hawaii that I would recommend in my stead.

Here is a short list of businesses I’ve worked with either as a second/associate photographer, a collaborating vendor, or as a client that I am happy to recommend and promote! If you are planning a wedding, consider using these vendors/venues for your special day.

In Northern California/Nevada:
Kendall Price Photography
Kathleen Sheffer Photography
Kayla Esparza Photography
Vild Photography (I hired these guys for MY wedding!)
Ruthanne Z. Photography

West Shore Cafe & Inn (venue)
Aspen Grove (venue)

In Western Washington/Oregon:
Andrea Michelle Photography
Barcstone Photography
Venture to Elope
Cast + Forge Photography

Garcia Mobile Services (officiant and notary public)
PJ Hummel & Co. (decor and event production)
Tin Can Alley Tacoma (venue)
Fremont Foundry (venue)
Crimson Haze Event Lighting
Weddings With Joy (bridal boutique & men’s formal wear)
4th Dimension Computers (local computer shop that helped me build a custom PC to edit at lightning speed!)

Fotos by Mendi
Oasis Picnics (luxury picnics)
Limitless Pacific Photography
April Amelia Photography
The Smoking Boar and Coconut (restaurant with catering)

Other Places:
Shanna Mae Photography (Montana)
Alyssa Swedberg Photography (Arizona)