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Seattle wedding photographer

Seattle wedding photographer

Your Greatest Adventure is About to Begin


Available Worldwide

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Come for the photos,
stay for the vibe.

When couples hire a Seattle Wedding Photographer or an Adventurous Washington Elopement Photographer - they typically look for three things;

1. To capture the candid, joyful moments on their wedding day

2. Showcase the beautiful Pacific Northest Scenery

3. Have a really, really, really good time!

...and I'm here to help you with all three!

Your Greatest Adventure is About to Begin


This Is What You're Looking For


You crave a unique wedding
experience in a beautiful location 


You want a laid-back, fun and
uplifting space where you two can celebrate your love freely


You’re not the type to settle for ordinary, you care about beauty in every single piece of the experience


You’re dying to include your dogs, guitars, art projects and other quirky personal stuff in your big day


A hell yeah,
all-in kinda day

Hey, I’m Emett, your Seattle Wedding Photographer & Washington Elopement Photographer. With over 5 years of professional wedding & elopement photography all over the world under my belt, I'm here to tell you one thing - you can have your (wedding) cake & eat it, too!

Whether you’re looking for an elopement off the beaten path or a wedding that feels true to you as a couple — I’m here to help you have the best day of your life, while telling your story through powerful imagery. So you can look back on the day you got married the way you’re supposed to: like it was the most epic experience ever.


Your #1

"Absolutely cannot recommend Emett enough! We are over the moon with our whole experience"


Your #1


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I get it: you want to celebrate the best day of your life with your family and closest friends AND you want to stick to what feels right to you two. No worries, I’m here to tell you you can have your wedding cake and eat it too! Imagine a day that includes your loved 

ones while keeping the experience totally and uniquely yours, allowing you to soak up every intimate moment with your love. Whatever your dream wedding looks like, I’m here to make sure you feel supported, encouraged and inspired every step of the way.



Maybe you started planning your wedding and it made you want to pull your hair out. Maybe this is your first rodeo, maybe it's not, but at the end of the day, a traditional wedding just doesn't sit right with how you and your partner actually want to spend your special day together.

So shake off the expectations and just do you! From picking a stunning location you love to taking the stress out of constructing a timeline for your day, I'm here to help all the magic of your elopement day come to life.


Whether you choose

A luxurious wedding in the heart of a vineyard 


An adventure elopement on top of a mountain

I vow to give you the best of my craft


"Working with Emett is literally a dream... I could not ever in a million years ask for a better wedding photographer."

"Working with Emett is more then working with a photographer, it’s like working with your friend who is there to help you every step of the way. He really goes above and beyond to make everything perfect and seamless. Every time we talked to Emett about our plans, we were left excited, encouraged and productive. He has such a creative eye and makes every moment he captures beautiful. When we got our engagement and wedding photos back, my face literally hurt from smiling and going through them over and over."


Melissa & James 

I can read a room faster than I can read a book. Prioritizing your comfort and experience allows me to capture the natural, comfortable & candid moments of you and your loved ones. 

Documentary, Natural & Candid

I believe in showing up early and staying late. Wedding photography is my career of choice, from the inside out, and I'm passionate about creating an incredible experience with fine art photography to match.

Professional & Passionate

My couples' experience always comes first, and you'll feel taken care of and prioritized throughout the whole process. No question unanswered, no rock unturned!

65+ 5-Star Reviews

With over 5 years of experience photographing weddings all the way from Seattle to Costa Rica, you can trust I have the experience to perform under any circumstances.

5+ Years of Experience

The Values We Share

What Makes Me Different &

all wedding & elopement packages INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

While professionally photographing 25+ weddings and elopements per year, I've learned that there's a lot more that goes into photography than just showing up and taking pretty photos! Which is exactly why I offer a whole lot more than just photography coverage for all of my couples.



Personalized Experience
and Questionnaires

Your wedding experience matters, and you're not like everyone else in the world! That's why I give all of my couples a personalized approach and experience tailored to their specific wants and needs.


Timeline Construction

Helping you build an epic timeline will give you all the confidence you need to know that your wedding day is going to have incredible photography, and most importantly an unforgettable experience


Free Consultation With Unlimited Q&A

Think of me as your industry-insider-friend that'll answer questions, give you helpful guides, tips and tricks. Whether it's how to plan a first look or the best location for portraits, I got you covered!


Anywhere in Washington or Oregon and I'll meet you there with no additional travel fees! This includes gas, mileage, and lodging. All of that is complimentary to Washington or Oregon Weddings & Elopements.

All Travel Included With No Extra Fees

Seattle WeddingS & Washington ElopementS

Seattle Wedding & Washington Elopement

Emett Joseph

How I became a Seattle
Wedding Photographer & Washington Elopement

Growing up outside of Seattle, Washington - it was really easy to fall in love with the pacific northwest. My first job was on a kayak dock on the Puget Sound (the body of water that Seattle sits on) with a view of the Olympic mountains. Every summer evening when the sun would set across the water, I'd catch myself day dreaming about what it would be like to be in the mountains.

Fast forward to my early twenties, I got a camera so I could spend my time creating something artistic and positive. My first trip was to the Columbia River Gorge outside of Portland, and I immediately fell in love with how fun it was to capture all the beautiful scenery and moments with my friends.

A few months later, a coworker asked me to photograph their brother's wedding. When I realized I could make a career out of capturing something so meaningful, I knew exactly what I wanted to do for a living!

Photography continues to take me to beautiful places like the national parks in Washington state, including the Olympics, North Cascades, and Mount Rainier. I'm forever grateful that I get to do something so meaningful for a living, and it wouldn't be possible without people like you!

There's nothing I love more than helping couples create beautiful memories in beautiful places.


“From the day we met him to talk about our upcoming wedding, we knew it was going to be a great match"

“We had the most amazing experience with Emett for our wedding day! From the day we met him to talk about our upcoming wedding we knew it was going to be a great match. He listened to our story and all of our wishes for the day and I could tell he was excited too! Everything went so well the day of. He showed up early to scout out the venue, talked more with us about the details and even came early to the hotel to get some getting ready footage. Everything went so perfectly, he was so professional and passionate about his work and you can tell in the photos! I'm so happy we chose Emett to shoot one of the most important days of our lives, he captured all of the amazing moments and all the love and happiness we felt that day, I'll always be able to look at these photos and remember it all! Thanks Emett!!"


Christina & Tony

How Much Does A Seattle Wedding Photographer or Washington Elopement Photographer cost?

Wedding photography pricing varies greatly throughout the industry and around the globe. Pricing can change from photographer to photographer based on services provided, experience, and current market trends. Most couples in the Pacific Northwest invest $4,000 - $8,000 into their wedding or elopement photography experience.

While some couples think that wedding photography is as simple as showing up and taking pretty photos, there's so much more that goes into the services provided! A professional photographer understands that there's pre-wedding consultations, timeline construction, location scouting, editing, gallery delivery & so much more.

You can expect a personalized, luxury experience when you invest in a professional Seattle Wedding Photographer that prioritizes your experience above all else.

"Not a single moment was missed"

Kailin & Hunter, Washington State Wedding - 2023

Contact me

Frequently Asked Questions




Depending on the flow of the day, I typically deliver 50-100 edited, high resolution, images per hour.

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You'll get a sneak peak/highlight gallery of your day within a week, and the entire gallery edited in a high resolution, online gallery with unlimited downloads and printing rights within 12 weeks.

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Do you work with a second photographer?


I'm more than happy to when the situation calls for it! Some weddings are small & cozy enough that a second photographer isn't needed, sometimes the party calls for it!

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Do you work with videographers?


Absolutely! I've worked with a few that provide a great experience and product, and I'd love to help you get in contact with them.

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I approach wedding days with a documentary, story-telling foundation. Since we'll be hanging out all day, I'll do whatever I can to help you feel cool, calm and collected while capturing the authentic moments as they develop. Posing wise, I focus on prompts that aren't stiff or unnatural, and bring out your best side, every time.

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