Hannah: Class of 2014 | Bellingham, Wa Photographer

This was a special session for me…because Hannah is one of my little sisters.

She has always been a simple, elegant, and quiet soul; confident in herself, graceful, and obviously, VERY BEAUTIFUL! I am not that surprised, but I’m shocked.  There were many moments as I went through her images where I saw that same curly-blonde (she was blonde once!) tiny 3 year old smiling at me. I am reminded how time flies and life just keeps moving. She grew up before we realized she was grown up. And here she is…

We all love you Hannah!

(MUA: Love Beauty Bellingham.)

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  • Becki - Thank you Wendy! I just saw this comment! Hannah is amazing and all those things are true about her!

  • Becki - Thank you Ashley!

Sean + Kalahan | Bellingham, WA Wedding Photographer

Early in the New Year and those pre-Spring months before our glorious Summers comes some of the most torrential weather. Ever. Living in the Upper West USA for a little over a year now has taught me this much. When you wake in the morning to that beautiful sun peeking through your shades, you just might be screaming for it to return as it hides behind dark clouds at sunset. Bellingham has stretched me in more ways than I can count, but as a photographer…wowza. I am learning to jump in with both feet. Go for the Gold. Steal the bacon. You can either be frustrated by this crazy weather. Or completely embrace it. I have been inspired by it!

And Sean and Kalahan gave it a giant bear hug.

First of all, Kalahan and I have been Facebook/Instagram buddies for years, but never met until last Fall. She drove to Bellingham with a friend, spent the night, and asked me to shoot her wedding. All on the first day. I knew we’d be friends for life. I could only imagine that Sean must be some kind of special if she wanted to spend the rest of her life with him. The two of them are awesome! I appreciate their love for each other, the way they love the Lord first and foremost, and their willingness to just go with it…and by that…they were willing to go out in the pouring rain (and I mean RAIN) and let it inspire us…

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2015 Senior Model Team | Bellingham, Wa Photographer

Way back in November 2013, I put out a model call asking for girls who would be graduating in 2015 to represent my business in our city. It’s always a gutsy move, especially when you are virtually an unknown in a new place, and are asking others to take a risk on you. What if no one applies? What is they think this is totally lame? What if they think I am totally lame?

But then…what are risks, if no one takes them? And thankfully, senior girls applied! I could not have hand picked them better. They are truly amazing. Not only beautiful, but kind, leaders in their schools, and loved by many.

I have been itching to share these girls with the rest of the world!

This incredible group of 5 ladies from Squalicum High School and Bellingham High School are a perfect bundle of Becki Walker. They inspired me by their excitement and willingness to jump right into whatever crazy ideas I threw at them. We shot this in February when the Pacific Northwest rears it’s ugly head and throws some of the it’s finest weather up here at us poor folk. And that weekend it did not hold back! It rained, snowed, and hailed on us that afternoon and did I mentioned it was 30 degrees? The wind kicked up for a second near the end, and the fire almost bit us. But everyone survived!

We’re hard core up here in the Upper Left USA. I’d say we rocked it.

Kelci.

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Jesse + Katrina : Married | Bellingham, Wa Wedding Photographer

Dear Wedding World, I have returned. Love, Becki

After my son was born in 2012, I took a year away from the wedding world and my little family took a giant leap of faith and moved to Bellingham, Washington. (The last wedding I captured was at 37 weeks pregnant in 104 degree heat!) We were uncertain of our future at that point, very new parents, I needed to rethink and re-brand my business in a new city, and committing to a 2013 wedding season in California was not a smart move on my part.

Enter this couple. From that first email, I just knew.

These two. I have no words. There are people that you meet and weddings that you shoot where you just think, “Is this real life?” How am I doing what I love for two amazing people? It is humbling. Awe-inspiring. I really do believe the Lord brings the right clients into my life and the people in my path who are supposed to be there.

And this is only confirmed when I met Katrina and Jesse.

After a year break, I stepped back into wedded bliss on a cool October morning at Ponderosa Ridge Ranch in Anderson, California. And I am so glad I did!

I am always blown away by the wedding where the guests are OBSESSED with the couple. When it is apparent that the two people committing their lives to each other are surrounded by so many who will love, support, and cherish them and  their children… it is inspiring. Thank you Katrina and Jesse (and Luke) for allowing me to play a part.

But enough words from me! Here is a snippet of their magical day.

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