Category Archives: engagements

Erica + Justin | Do the Puyallup!

Erica and I were talking about photos and I mentioned something about the fair and she hopped on board. I was delighted. Traffic was bad and it was due to rain after it had been beautiful, blue skies all day long. Silly Washington weather. We went for it anyway and yes, it did rain but […]

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Jamie - Love the fair pictures. I was there tonight thinking it would have been a great place for family pictures so much fun.

Casey - LURVE!!

Leiani + Michael are engaged! | Chambers Bay Wedding Photography

I would like to introduce to you a fine couple getting married here in Washington in October. Meet Leiani and Michael. I met them at The Old General Store’s open house in Roy, Wa. That is where their wedding will be held. Remember my photos I took back in February of the space? I think […]

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Barbara Hughes - OH! I am seeing these pictures for first time 6/13/2012. They are amazing. I especially drawn to black and white photos – with Leiani peeking over Michael’s neck and you only see her one eye. And I love picture you chose for your wedding invitation. All so very exciting. Thank you for sharing all of this.

Leiani Okinello (aunt) - Absoluetly FABULOUS photography of two FABULOUS people in love!
Can’t wait to see the wedding pictures….

Steve & Chris - Such wonderful pictures of an amazing couple “Good Job!!”

Stephanie Rasmussen - You two look really good together. Absolutely amazing! I love the posses and definitely the amazing beautful background. Congrats

Alice - Great photos! Great couple!

Teresa - My favorite is the 4th pics where it’s a close up of the both of them smiling… But also love the rest of them.. Thank you for sharing them with everyone; )

Michael (Big Brother) Nichols - Hilary, you are extremely talented and definitely has an eye for angles. And of course it helps that that you had such a perfect couple to work with. I just hope the babies look like her;-) lol. Bravo!

Becky - Love the Pic’s they are AWESOME!

Terah Wicker - loveeeeeeeeeeee you guys!!!! & the photos :)

valeri - They all look Fantastic!!! Great location :)

Carly - Love them! You guys look amazing!

Heather - Awesome, vibrant shots..packed with personality!! Beautiful :)

Jennifer - Absolutly breath taking!!!

Arielle - I love these! :)

-Betsy - They are all beautiful photo’s, esp the last photo of them holding hands and jumping it really shows the sunset.Also loved the one of them laughing together

AShley - SO CUTE!!! I love them, the colors are so vibrant!

Tyler - Phreaking Phenomenal Photos!

Lona Graves - AWESOME photos. Wow, the photographer did a great job and you both look AMAZING!

cassandra - Such a beautiful couple!!!

Erin Thim - I love these pics!!! So glad they went there. Favorite is her laughing with him looking to whisper in her ear. Great work!

Traci Newberry - Check you guys out! HOT STUFF!!

John - Great set! The first shot is epic :)

Daniel Dunlap - Beautiful work! I love the colors, the location, and the couple seems like they were super fun to work with!

Paul Von Rieter - Hilary! this is pure rock and roll. Love this set, all of the rad angles and dynamic lighting. Beautiful work!

Danica Donnelly - beautiful shots!! love that ring!

Stephen Rotondo - Stunning images Hilary! Especially that final sunset shot – great!

matt stanton - Love these, awesome light and that ring is divine!

Edward Maurer - Cute, playful, fun. Love these.

Lesley Pattinson - What a cute couple and such a fab location for a shoot, some gorgeous images!

Star - These are amazing!

James - Fantastic work…and what vivid colours! You did a great job

Tracy Morter - Lovely and vibrant! These must have made them smile!

Tamra Hart | Crendo Photography - Very nice set of images! Love the way you used the architectural elements to frame the couple.

Kelsie Taylor - Great work! Love the last few shots with them in the purple flowers!

Joel + Londa | Tacoma Engagement Photographer

Londa and Joel emailed me a few weeks ago about photographing their wedding in August and lucky enough for them it was the only weekend I was free still. But since their wedding is so soon we had to get on these engagements quick! We picked a lovely day for them and Joel and Londa […]

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Rob Dodsworth - Lovely set of images. Love the shot of Londa laughing!

Suzan - Love the sunset shots! Also the black and white is a favorite.

Shyann - Lovely session! My favorite are the ones on the cliff side!

Anton Chia - Beautiful shots by the sea. Love the sunflare

Dominique / York Place Studios - Loving the silhouette at the end :) Nice work!

Stefanie - Cute couple, and that ring is amazing!

kong wai - cool. very natural and warm

Ross Harvey - Beautiful stuff. Love the way you nailed some landscapes too to set the scene. Couple look so happy!

Diane Parker - Being Joel’s mom I’m kind of prejudiced, but I like the black and white picture probably the most. The love they both have for each other shows!

Ema - Fantastic pictures! You two look great and the colors are wonderful!

Donna Cloud - Londa, I love the majority of these. The silhouettes will be wonderful clustered in different sizes on a wall. The black and white towards the bottom of the two of you both laughing, your head on his shoulder is very touching. The picture that is the full width, you both on a hillside, you leaning up to him is probably my favorite. Your smiles are so nice to see, and really touch my heart. Love you! Donna

Lori - Beautiful photos! Londa, you are absolutely glowing! :)


Sasha - Sorry Londa… My computer auto corrected me and decided your name was Linda!

Sasha - Linda! The pics are great! My favourites are definitely all the sunset-y ones.

Edwina - These photographs are beautiful, they have the right balance of romance and fun. I also really like the ‘atmosphere’ shots.

Alexandra + Kenny | Finally Engaged! | Seattle Wedding Photographers

My goodness. These photos have been a long time coming. Alex and I went to high school together. She’s one of my best friends. When I take photos of friends, I like to include a few photos as as blast from the past. This next photo always cracked me up. Alex is the tallest and […]

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Derek Martinez - What an awesome session, really dig these!

Porter - absolutely LOVE the one of him holding her in archway, beautiful work hilary!

Giselle - I am n love with the light pictures under the arch, and the ring photos!! Omg gorgeous! Yay! So excited for those two!

small - Love the blast from the past photos! So fun to work with friends, and you did a great job!

Adonye Jaja - sweet set, well done!

Naomi - The picture of him picking her up, under the arch, is utterly perfect.

Albert Palmer - Congratulations! These are beautiful.

rahul - awesome story and stunning images!!! you found some magical light!

Rae - Love it!! Beautiful tones and happy faces!! A sweet tribute to your friends :)

Corey + Jessica | Fort Lewis PreDeployment Session

Corey was leaving for war. Jessica wanted photos before he left. They are so adorable and so well dressed. Corey makes Jessica happy and I like to see that. Hurry home Corey!

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Corey is home! | JBLM Homecoming Photographer - Tacoma Wedding Photographers | Hilary Mercer Photography | Tacoma Newborn Photographer - […] I met Jessica and Corey back in October for their pre deployment session.  […]