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I'm Jackie

Traveling wedding photographer + photography/small biz educator.

Mesmerized by the way two people love each other, each so uniquely.  I always leave room for dessert. Believe swear words are just sentence embellishers. Think indulgences are necessary in this life. 

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Love stories in all forms without the white dress... or maybe they wore white, it happens.

Just my little thoughts on different topics of planning your wedding day big party or just you two.

Stories of two lovers making it all about them, as they should.

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You might need a warning before these proposal photos from the fall in Glacier National Park! ‘Cause I’m not sure it gets much cuter or sweeter than these two running around in the mountain valley of Many Glacier and then Chad dropping to one knee to ask Elizabeth to spend the rest of forever with […]

Many Glacier Valley Proposal Engagement Photos

Many Glacier Mountain View Proposal Photos

November 10, 2021

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I am OBSESSED with these summer engagement photos! The coolest part? They were all taken at Lauren + Cooper’s family home in Kalispell, Montana. Can you imagine having all of this goodness right in your backyard?! The blooming Canola fields, mountain views, the sweetest little pond with a rowboat. Nicholas Sparks needs to ditch the […]

Summer engagement photos laying in wildflower field at sunset

Summer Sunset Engagement Photos in Kalispell MT

September 21, 2021

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These fall engagement photos were such a freakin’ treat! Devin + Blake will be eloping in Montana next year, but flew up to do some planning. I don’t normally get to meet couples before the day of their elopements because so many live in other parts of the country! So while they were in town, […]

glacier national park fall engagement photos on a cliff by a lake

National Park Fall Engagement Photos

September 6, 2021

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Rachel + Remy reached out to me about some summer engagement photos requesting just two things – dreamy golden sunset shots and to bring along their pup! Of course that was a no brainer and I said hell yes! Actually I replied hell yes can I bring my pup too?? So on the day of […]

Couple embraces in the dreamy sunshine of a golden summer engagement photos

Golden Light Summer Engagement Photos

August 28, 2021

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Sometimes things just do not go as planned… isn’t that life in general?? Well same was true for Lori + Brandon for their wedding photos! We had an original plan for their photos in there wedding attire after a private ceremony as life would play out… that is not what happened, lol!! After some changes […]

Enchanted Engagement in Glacier National Park

June 8, 2021

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Ohmygosh proposals. Let me tell ya that honest to god I’ve never been a big fan of photographing proposals. They always have seemed to be over the top, perfectly planned with a ton of details. And I’m just not into it. Sorry not sorry. But 2020 I photographed a few proposals in Glacier National Park! […]

Dan + Paula | Glacier National Park Engagement

August 14, 2020

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I’ve grown up in Montana and there are just some areas that blow my mind every time I’m there! Paradise Valley is one of those places!!! Julia + Blake grew up in Livingston and said downtown was super cool and they wanted to do some of their engagement photos down there and then drive out […]

engagement photos in the mountains of Paradise Valley MT

Julia + Blake | Paradise Valley MT Engagement

July 30, 2020

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I think about this night all the time. It still doesn’t seem real. I just wish I could bottle up the light that night and take it with me everywhere. That evening with Sarah + Pete in Missoula, MT for their engagement photos had the BEST and most dreamiest light ever!!! It just glowed through […]

Sarah + Pete | Missoula MT Engagement

May 26, 2020

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Ashley + Michael came to town on a little roadtrip to check out their wedding venue and hang out in Missoula enjoying time with friends and hitting up the breweries. She really wanted to hike to a cool spot with wide open and mountain views. We had a bunch of ideas all around western Montana. […]

Missoula MT Rainy Fall Engagement

Ashley + Michael | Missoula MT Mountain Engagement

March 13, 2020

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I’m obsessed with engagement shoots. I just recently started doing more and I’m so excited about it. So many of my couples are destination couples coming here for their wedding or bringing me to them so in the past we often haven’t seen each other in the flesh til the day of their wedding lol. […]

Jamie + Emery | St Ignatius MT

December 28, 2019

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