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          I'm Joe, I make photos

          I often say that I'm a "people photographer." While I love the pageantry and beauty of weddings, what really excites me are the humans who are inside those dresses and suits. I love hearing individual stories, seeing the depth that a sacred day can hold and helping to make sure those memories tell the story that people want to remember their whole lives.

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          Your relationship with your photographer should be special and one of open communication and ideas. Tell me all about your wedding hopes & dreams.

          couple stands with reflection PNW backpacking engagement August 1, 2017

          Alison & Joel | Cascade Mountaintop Sunset Engagement

          “How to get the best of it all? One must conquer, achieve, get to the top; one must know the end to be convinced that one can win the end - to know there's no dream that mustn't be dared. . . Is this ...
          February 15, 2017

          Graff & Sarah | Downtown Seattle Elopement | Olympic Sculpture Garden Wedding

          A single gentle rain makes the grass many shades greener. - Henry David Thoreau In the days before Graff and Sarah's wedding, I was praying for sun. I kept checking my phone, hoping to see a break...
          bride and groom kiss westland whiskey wedding September 11, 2016

          Kelsey & Matt | Westland Distillery Wedding | Discovery Park Wedding

          “Love makes the world go round? Not at all. Whiskey makes it go round twice as fast.” -Compton MacKenzie When you walk into Westland Distillery, the smell of peat, oak and class overpower you. But...
          bride and groom kiss on sailboat in sunset center for wooden boats wedding seattle August 9, 2016

          Katie & Justin | Center for Wooden Boats Wedding

          “To reach a port we must set sail – Sail, not tie at anchor Sail, not drift.” ― Franklin D. Roosevelt There is a palpable sense that you get when you walk into a getting-ready area of a couple who...
          couple kiss in driftwood fort Discovery Park Engagement June 9, 2016

          Emily & Nick | Discovery Park Engagement

          “I wish to spend a lifetime near a lighthouse where loneliness will be the glimmer of luminous prancing upon ocean waves… rising and falling only for my breathing.” ― Munia Khan There are couples wh...
          Couple stand in reflection Lake 22 Engagement photo March 8, 2016

          Carrie & Chris | Lake 22 engagement photos | mountain engagement photos

            "I think when you begin to think of yourself as having achieved something, then there's nothing left for you to work towards. I want to believe that there is a mountain so high that I will spe...

          Our wedding day

          It is without a doubt that Joe is an amazingly talented photographer, but I would like to highlight his work ethic and professionalism. Communicating with vendors throughout the wedding planning process is super important, and Joe was always prompt to respond to calls/texts/or emails which meant a lot to us; he always made us feel like his number one priority. Also, about a month before the wedding Joe schedules a one-to-one chat to go over every single detail of the day!

          Our engagement photo session was a blast, we were a bit nervous at first, but Joe has a way of making you feel at ease and confident.

          The day of the wedding, Joe was a rockstar to say the least. Like most weddings there was a lot of commotion that day, but he never lost focus and was always smiling, my family and friends were very impressed. Bottom line is we couldn't be happier about choosing Joe as our wedding photographer. Our photos are beautiful, he really captured the magic of the day.
          - Justin & Paulette

          Our wedding day

          We couldn’t be happier about choosing Joe as our wedding photographer. He photographed my maid of honor’s wedding a year before ours, and their pictures were beautiful, so it was an easy choice for us.

          Joe is an awesome person, wonderful to work with and captures the moment and the setting beautifully. We had so much fun with Joe and Erika on our wedding day, which made everything look more natural and not overly posed. He is also so talented at capturing the beautiful settings, making for truly epic photos.

          I've been highly recommending Joe to everyone I know who's getting married! He's the best!
          - Kelsey & Matt

          Our wedding day

          Joe Tobiason made our wedding day truly unforgettable. From our first look butterflies to our sunset photos, Joe captured the most candid moments of our wedding with our family and friends in attendance. We received so many complements on his presence seemingly everywhere that day, and on what an amazing job he did. The highlight of our day (other than exchanging our vows) was enjoying a beer on the beach with our closest friends at sunset, blown away by the beauty of the Puget Sound and the humpback whales swimming by! It was a sight to see, and a moment we will always remember. We want to thank Joe for doing an outstanding job of capturing our wedding in such a special way.
          - Gwen & Jordan