A free spirit, enneagram 4, and introverted extrovert who loves being barefoot, drinking way too much coffee and is an impulsive book buyer. I’m all about playing board games with friends, weekend camping trips and exploring every National Park. So, pour yo’self a cup of coffee (or a glass of wine) and make yourself at home! I’m so happy you’re here.
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When couples book me to capture their wedding, I always recommend also doing an engagement session. The engagement session is, yes, getting you photos of you and your boo that you can use for invitations, save the dates, decor at the wedding, etc but it also allows us (couple + photographer) to really get to know each other. It gives us a couple hours to learn about each other, what each of us are comfortable with, what we want/don’t want so that when the big day comes you as the couple have one less thing on your plate…trusting your photographer.
I am so STOKED to capture Kay and Johns wedding this October, but a couple weekends ago got a chance to FINALLY meet them on a typical over-casty spring day in the inland northwest. They took me to a state park I’d never heard of and I had them pile up with pillows, some beer and their fur baby, Kona in the back of their car, hike around, run into each other, and bolder some rocks all for the sake of capturing them and who they are as a couple.
Their love for one another, mother nature, and their fur babies was evident and I seriously couldn’t stop laughing. Their goofiness was in prime spotlight, and with that being who they are, I wouldn’t have had it any other way.
So here’s some sneak peeks and Kat and Johns (and well Kona’s) engagement session in Colfax, Wa.
Heather Woolery is an intimate wedding and elopement photographer based out of Idaho who travels around the Pacific Northwest and around the world to document couples’ unique stories. Heather is also a writer, mother, and educator who’s got a cold cup of coffee nearby at all times.