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Weddings and Engagements



Welcome to my visual journal! Here you'll find posts of some of my favorite weddings and engagement sessions, educational tips and insights on photography and wedding planning, and personal photographs of my trips around the world. Enjoy browsing! 

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Choosing a wedding photographer is a huge decision. Use these questions to help choose the right photographer for you.

Questions to ask your photographer | Tips | Courtland Photography


Whitney and I had both visited Hawaii before meeting each other. Whitney visited Kauai with her family as a child, and my family visited O’ahu in 2010 three months after I left the Army. We had always heard awesome things about Maui, but never had the chance to experience it firsthand. So we booked a […]

Maui | Travel | Courtland Photography

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Experience Shelby and Erik’s wedding at The Maples in Woodland, CA.

The Maples | Wedding | Shelby & Erik

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Same sex wedding couple dancing in the sunset. Silhouette of brides in a field of wheat.

Experience Stacey and Traci’s wedding at Stemple Creek Ranch in Tomales, CA.

Stemple Creek Ranch | Wedding | Stacey & Traci

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Nicole and Alvin’s engagement session in Jenner, CA.

Jenner, California | Engagement | Nicole & Alvin

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When you have a venue this gorgeous in a city this conic with a couple this awesome…you get epic photographs.

Napa Valley | Proposal and Engagement | Callie & Tim

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Why are engagement sessions are important? The reasons may surprise you.

Why engagement sessions are important | Education | Courtland Photography

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Experience Ashley and Mathieu’s wedding at Stonehouse Cellars in Clear Lake, CA.

Stonehouse Cellars | Wedding | Ashley & Mathieu

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Follow me as we explore the streets of Bogota and Cartagena, Colombia!

Colombia | Travel | Courtland Photography

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Miranda and Joe’s engagement session at Emerald Bay in Lake Tahoe, CA.

Emerald Bay, Lake Tahoe | Engagement | Miranda & Joe

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