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I’M KYLE. PHOTOGRAPHER & CALVIN & HOBBES FAN SINCE '85
Hey! Welcome to my blog! As a Seattle, Snohomish, and Woodinville, Whidbey Island, and destination wedding photographer, I do my very best to provide as many articles and other pieces of information to provide as much value to you as I can. Browse around, have a look, and let me know your questions! My wife, Haley, and I are always here to help. We are so happy you are here, and we can't wait to chat with you about your wedding day!
The Cedarbook Lodge wedding venue & hotel was perfect for Archana & Pradeep.
Quite a few Indian weddings that I have photographed over the years have been huge and multi-day. Around Seattle, I’ve also found that there are the more “Westernized” versions of Indian weddings – at least the ones that I personally photograph. This Cedarbook Lodge wedding was still just as beautiful. Still just as colorful & vibrant. Their wedding day just had fewer guests and bit fewer details – because that’s exactly what they wanted.
If you are having an Indian wedding of any type, make sure you hire a wedding photographer that is knowledgeable, comfortable and familiar with Indian traditions. Consider Luma Weddings to be your Indian wedding photographer in Seattle! Check out the below images to see how I photograph the intimate details from Archana & Pradeep’s wedding at the Cedarbrook Lodge wedding venue in south Seattle.
This wedding was also meticulously planned to perfection by Amber Sooter of VOWS Wedding Planning. If you are searching for an amazing wedding planner in Seattle, definitely consider Amber from VOWS. She is one of the best.
Regarding the venue itself (Cedarbrook Lodge) it worked quite well for this particular wedding venue. Just make sure that you are having enough guests to fill the large reception space in the downstairs area where dinner & dancing is held! This wedding had about 50 guests and the reception space felt sparse. If you would like to see the full gallery from their Indian wedding at Cedarbook Lodge in Seattle, just send me an email and I can link you to the full gallery on a different website!
Archana and Pradeep were so amazing. So friendly. So genuine and kind. It was a true pleasure to be their photographer.
They both got ready in the hotel (super convenient) in different rooms, and had their first-look right out on the back lawn. Everything about their wedding day was really laid back. They had their closest friends and family with them throughout the day, and it was just as they had envisioned it to be. For them, it was perfect. And this is why I personally feel it’s so important to have a talented wedding planner on your side, and why I think that Amber Sooter did such a wonderful job with their wedding day at the Cedarbrook Lodge wedding venue and hotel.
Make sure you also check out Sarahenna for your Indian henna needs! She’s incredible and I can’t recommend her highly enough. A true talent. While she didn’t personally attend the Cedarbrook Lodge wedding day, the henna held overnight perfectly. And if you reach out to her, let her know that I sent you her way! She’s so sweet.
While I have you, you might also be interested in checking out these other blog posts on my website!
Thanks so much for having a look through everything here. And please, please reach out to me if you have any questions about Archana & Pradeep’s Cedarbrook Lodge wedding day. I am always here to help in any way I can.
I look forward to hearing from you soon!!