Yuriy and Julia are dear friends of Maddie and I.
Yuriy is a fellow wedding photographer himself and Julia just so happens to be one as well.
Their wedding is also featured on Green Wedding Shoes.
Check it out if you’d like to take a look there as well and hear a bit from Julia’s perspective.

How awesome are these socks!?Julia made all of these hairpieces herself, including her own veil!I don’t usually blog this many details, but Yuriy and Julia did ALL of these themselves. SO good!Yuriy+Julia, thanks so much for being not only our clients but also our friends and trusting us to shoot your amazing wedding.
If you like to travel and want to follow there two around the world on their honeymoon, visit their travel blog here.

Photographed in Seattle, WA


  1. Nice work, you did it!

  2. Rosie wrote:

    beautiful work!!!!

  3. erwinwijanto wrote:

    Congratulations Julia and Yuriy..
    Love all the vintage theme :) and you guys look gorgeous.. !!
    Congrats again.. and have fun with all your traveling together.. :)

    Awesome Job Benj :)

  4. Ryan Ray wrote:

    dude this is unreal! my favorite work from you for sure!!

  5. ed peers wrote:

    This is brilliant Ben, really…

  6. Hannes Uys wrote:

    I love your style Ben

  7. what a seriously stunning wedding. you are an awesome storyteller, benj. i felt every moment of this wedding.

  8. just came across your work via twitter and so happy I did…love, love, love it! what a beautiful wedding too!

  9. Jason V wrote:

    Hi, I somehow found myself at your blog…..you work is inspirational. i think I have looked over it a thousand times in the past week. The way you capture emotion is beautiful.


  10. Jessica Weik wrote:

    So, you wanna hear something really funny about this Benj? Yuriy was my wedding photographer. It’s a small, small world.

  11. Gina wrote:

    Hi Julia,
    I’m very interested in your wedding dress. It’s gorgeous! I know it’s from Casablanca Bridal Collections but I was hoping you could tell me which exact collection the dress is from (season and year) or some kind of style name or # if you remember. I would be so so happy. Thanks.

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    Beautifully shot pictures of a absolutely lovely wedding…
    Everything is amazingly well thought of and executed!

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    Wasn’t this wedding mentioned on a DIY website?

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  18. Wow, amazing set of pics Benj!
    I love that darker moody pic where the B&G are pointing to foward with their eyes closed.

  19. Arek wrote:

    Hello Benjhaisch do use a PS preset/actions to make the pictures look like a 35mm film. If yes could You please let me know where could I buy/get them?

  20. Adam Cavanagh wrote:

    Amazing images! Awesome work!

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    What a beautiful wedding! I love your style!

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  23. You captured a lot of great moments.

  24. WOW! These are awesome! Nice subtle still warm and powerful tones!

  25. And that old BMW totally fits the style…Awesome!!!

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    Amazing work Benj, always a great source of inspiration.

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