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Hey, I'm Tessa!

I'm married to my best friend, David. We eloped in Olympic National Park in June of 2021. We have 3 super chaotic and wonderful children. My daughter, Emma, is 10 and my twin boys, Oliver + Russell are 6. We love to hike and back country camp together. We have 3 dogs. Yes... we have a full fucking house.

One of our favorite things to do when we don't have my children, is to travel. I know, "every one" loves traveling. But really. We pack up our Osprey packs, and pick a location in the mountains... hike up the mountain, set up camp and read while the sun sets. I like to wake up with the sunrise and drink a good Jetboil coffee.

If you would've asked me what my life goal was last year... I would've said to build a wedding venue and "host" weddings full time. A lot can change in 365 days. My new life goal is to buy property in the mountains, build amazing Airbnbs with decks, and a view of the mountains. And live on said farm with my kids, and my husband and shoot elopements full time.

I get this question a lot... "What's your favorite thing to photograph and why?" That's easy. Elopements. Being an adventurous person myself, I love finding couples that want to hike a mountain and say their vows in the most gorgeous locations. That could be right here in NC, or boarding a plane and exploring Europe, PNW, etc. I'm up for it! The intimate and adventurous days truly speak to me.

Overlook Barn wedding
Boone, NC
Emma + Drew
April 4, 2022
What can I say about Emma and Drew, other than... they are the two sweetest, most genuine, and fun people ever. The entire engagement session, and wedding, we laughed, and laughed, and laughed. And if... VIEW POST
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