Backyard Wedding in Olympia | Amanda Howse Photography

If you are considering a small, intimate wedding, this backyard wedding in Olympia has all the inspiration you need. This year has been a strange one for weddings due to COVID, and smaller gatherings may become the new normal for a while. Justine and Jason celebrated their marriage with a private ceremony in July of […]

December 30, 2020


Intimate Park Wedding in Olympia | This bride and groom exchanged vows on a dock by the water | Small Wedding Ideas, Wedding Ceremony, Outdoor PNW Elopements | Photographed by Tacoma's Best Wedding Photographer Amanda Howse

Tacoma Museum of Glass Wedding | AHP

Zack and Jeremy’s Tacoma Museum of Glass wedding was such a joy to be a part of. We started the day with photos at the Marriott in Tacoma before walking over to the MOG to capture portraits with the cool glass sculptures in the background. Client Referrals I am such a people person. As an […]


November 30, 2020

Tacoma Wedding at the Museum of Glass Photographed by Amanda Howse Photography

New Year’s Eve Courthouse Elopement in Seattle

This New Year’s Eve courthouse elopement in Seattle is a testament to how much I love capturing life events for my clients. I met Grace when she was a high school senior – I photographed her senior portraits! When she reached back out to ask me to photograph her wedding, I was so touched. Building […]

June 30, 2020


New Year's Eve Courthouse Wedding in Seattle Photographed by Tacoma Wedding Photographer Amanda Howse | Bride and Groom Portraits with Groom in Marine Uniform

Washington Beach Elopement

Washington Beach Elopement Kaitlyn and Justin planned a Washington beach elopement when life was still normal, but their intimate wedding is the best inspiration for couples now planning a wedding amidst a pandemic. COVID-19 has changed the wedding industry and I think we will be seeing more elopements. A beach ceremony is a gorgeous option […]


June 15, 2020

Candid Bride and Groom Portraits on a Washington Beach | Ruby Beach Elopement | Photographed by Tacoma Wedding Photographer Amanda Howse

Summer Anacortes Wedding

This summer Anacortes wedding was so beautiful. Anna and Corey are an ah-mazing couple and they were up for adventure on their wedding day! We drove around to different locations for the best bride and groom portraits and they enjoyed every second. I am so excited to feature this beautiful wedding on the blog. Getting […]

February 28, 2020


PNW portraits of bride and groom on trailhead | Photographed by Tacoma Wedding Photographer Amanda Howse

Thornewood Castle Wedding

This Thornewood Castle wedding in June was absolutely gorgeous. The Lakewood location is easy to get to. Once you arrive, you feel like you have been taken back in time! The Tudor Gothic-style castle is historic and unique. It is such a romantic venue for a Washington wedding and I am so glad Carrigan and […]


February 15, 2020

Couple walking down the aisle at Thornewood Castle wedding photographed by Amanda Howse

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