Blog – Liebe Photography


Bride and groom walk down the aisle after the ceremony in the Thornewood Castle garden.

David and Kate

Kate and David had the most classy day at Thornewood Castle! The entire day was fairy-tale-eque as they had their ceremony in the castle garden and their reception in the castle. These two wonderful people met through their sisters, who were best friends for years. One summer they ended up all hanging out together and…
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November 19, 2019 0
Man stands on downtown Tacoma street against a dilapidated building.

My Favorite Photo Locations

Here in the Pacific Northwest, we have so many options for photo locations!  It is hard to go someplace that does not lend itself to a good backdrop.  That being said, I have a few standout locations that are my favorite places to go in the South Sound/greater Tacoma area. Downtown Tacoma Downtown Tacoma has…
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September 20, 2019 0
Mom and dad hold two young boys in their arms on trail with fall leaves.

Coordinating Outfits for a Family Session

Thinking about family pictures?  Sometimes it is hard to know where to start in getting everyone put together for them!  Here are some basics as a place to start. Start with one person, then go from there. It is a lot easier to choose an outfit for one person, like a mom or a daughter,…
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September 16, 2019 0
Senior boy sits against fence post wearing jeans and grey sweatshirt.

Senior Session Tips

You’ve booked your senior session and now you have to get ready for it!  It can be intimidating to try to figure out the best way to present who you are for your pictures.  Here are some tips to help you look your best! Avoid Neon or Red Colors Bright colors and red tend to…
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September 5, 2019 0
Seattle Bride and groom sit in the front of a boat together on the Puget Sound outside of Seattle

My Top 10 Favorite Shots Thus Far

The number of pictures I have take numbers in the tens of thousands. Between personal pictures, weddings, families, portraits, and traveling, I have taken way more pictures than I even truly know what to do with! I decided to sort through them and find my top 10 favorite pictures. It was ridiculous hard to narrow…
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August 28, 2019 0

Tessa and Hayley

It is a really cool thing when you get to marry your best friend. Tessa and Hayley got to do just that! These two beautiful people actually met way back in preschool. They grew up in and out of each other’s lives, but really became much closer in high school and college. Unfortunately, for most…
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August 16, 2019 0
Bride and bridesmaids hold bouquets together

5 More Wedding Traditions and Their History

There are so many wedding traditions that we do without thinking twice about. Here is your opportunity to learn more about the things we do and see when weddings happen today! Bridal Bouquet Bridal bouquets are an amazing accessory to every bride’s day.  They are colorful, fragrant, or personalized with something sentimental to the bride. …
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July 24, 2019 0
Groom and Bride stand together in manicured lawn garden and kiss during first look.

5 Wedding Traditions and Their History

Weddings have been happening for centuries, which means that a heck of a lot of traditions have come and gone and come back again. Where did some of our current traditions begin? Keep reading to find out! Seeing the Bride at the Ceremony Every bride looks forward to seeing her groom at the end of…
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July 17, 2019 0

McNeany Maternity Session

Maternity Sessions are always so much fun! Mama’s are always glowing and happy, even when it is so close to their due date. Ashley and Kyle were exactly that way for their session! Both were really excited for their first little girl to come. The session was reflective of them- sweet, expressive, and just a…
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July 10, 2019 0
Large family of three generations stands together and laughs

Cozzie Family

Extended family pictures can quickly turn in to nightmares. Kids aren’t fans of sitting still. Siblings don’t always get along. Parents can get frustrated. But the Cozzie family was the exact opposite of all of that! It was a pleasure to be a part of their family session in Portland. Their extended family included Mom…
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July 2, 2019 0