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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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It’s no secret how much I love the White Raven wedding venue in Alberton, Montana! Perfect for those outdoor weddings with mountain views and weddings of all sizes. Megan + Will’s day at White Raven was full of golden sunshine and a whole lotta love.  M + W are college sweethearts and quite honestly the […]

MT White Raven Summer Sunset Wedding

White Raven Dreamy Summer Wedding

June 16, 2021

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Where to start with these two?! Holy cow, Sarah + Jonah are the sweetest couple. Incredibly + totally obsessed with each other. Seriously, just meeting them the first time, you know they are a beyond perfect pair.  And maybe that fiery love influenced the weather because their wedding day was HOT! Over 80 degrees in […]

Cliffside Montana Spring Wedding

May 31, 2021

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I first met these two at another wedding that Courtney was a bridesmaid in. I traveled to Pennsylvania for Kaitlyn + Steve’s wedding. Got to know the girls during rehearsal dinner a little but on the wedding day I sat at a table with with Courtney + Christoph chatting the night away. A few months […]

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Sunrise Amphitheater CO Intimate Wedding

November 18, 2020

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When you know, you know. That statement couldn’t be more true. For these two their first date lasted alllllll day cause they couldn’t stop talking to each other. Every thing moved quickly but also at just the right speed as everything was perfect. Them and their children…. Six kiddos between them, creating a beautiful blended […]

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Moody Flathead Lake Forest Wedding

October 21, 2020

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This wedding, these two, MAGIC! If you didn’t see their engagement sesh go check it out!  I prefaced a little about what happened with them the summer of COVID. We planned their engagement photos for Beartooth Pass and a nasty storm came through + we decided being at 11,000 ft during it was maybe a […]

beartooth pass intimate summer wedding

Beartooth Pass Summer Intimate Wedding

September 21, 2020

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  Planning an elopement in Glacier National Park? Bet there are a million questions swirling around in your brain – photographers, accommodations, permits, travel – ALL OF THE THINGS! Don’t you worry, I’ll answer all of those questions for ya, but today, let’s talk about choosing your date!  Choosing a date is maybe not that […]

When to get married in Glacier National Park

How to Elope in Glacier National Park: Choosing your date!

September 7, 2020

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These two overcame sooo many hurdles just to say I Do and in the end it felt like, damn, that’s how it was always supposed to go!  Like many 2020 couples planning larger weddings it became quite clear their wedding day wasn’t going to happen as planned. Their last minute spring wedding was cancelled due […]

Summer of 2020 Romantic Glacier National Park Elopement

Romantic Summer Elopement in Glacier National Park

September 1, 2020

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My favorite thing of 2020 and the ridiculous year that it was lol, is how much life was breathed into elopements + intimate/micro weddings. They have always pulled on my heart strings. There is something so magical about the way they play out. With or without all the details + little things there is so […]

Glacier National Park Micro Wedding at a Waterfall

Glacier Park Intimate Micro Wedding | Stephanie + Chad

August 26, 2020

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These two honeys could not wait to say I Do! Jamie knew as soon as Emery asked her to marry him the only place to do it was in her parents backyard along the river just outside Missoula, MT. And it was truly the perfect spot. To look at all these photos and realize everything […]

Jamie + Emery | Missoula MT Backyard Wedding

August 8, 2020

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They had always wanted a super small intimate gathering for their wedding. Nothing big or grand, just simple + beautiful with their absolute favorite people. The planned the perfect little day at the Homestead on McVey outside Missoula, MT getting ready in the neighbor house, a ceremony on the lawn, breakfast for dinner set up […]

Missoula MT McVey Homestead Intimate Picnic Wedding

Emily + Nathan | Missoula MT Picnic Wedding

June 24, 2020

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