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Whether you just got engaged, are getting married, just found out you’re expecting, or want some professional pictures of your favorite furry friends - we have the experience and attention to detail that you can trust for your once-in-a-lifetime event.

Illusion of Grandeur is a professional husband and wife photography team that specializes in weddings and portraiture. We are available to document your special event anywhere, including but not limited to: Olympia, Puyallup, Tacoma, Seattle, Bellevue, and Issaquah. We also love destination weddings. We are eager for the opportunity to document your wedding or life event.

We enjoy capturing the special memories that are a part of people’s lives. We are able to understand the thrills and stresses of wedding planning, after planning our own wedding, and having had the privilege of capturing so many others. We understand that you want someone who is professional and organized but also fun and flexible. We bring a calm, patient and compassionate element to your wedding or portrait session.

Your wedding and portrait images should be a reflection of who you are, we understand that it is about capturing your moments to remember forever.

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New and Exciting Things From Illusion of Grandeur. Click read more to find out what's new!

Read more: Playing Catch Up

With digital SLR cameras becoming less expensive and improving in quality, a lot of couples are leaning towards choosing a friend or family member with a nice camera to photograph their wedding in order to save some money. Before you make a decision, please click the read more link to some reasons for hiring a professional wedding photographer.

Read more: Why should I hire a professional photographer?

Congratulations to Ken and Nicole on your engagement! Click the read more link to see the rest of our sneak-peek images from this engagement session.

Read more: Ken and Nicole are Engaged!

Congratulations to Andrew and TJ! Please join us in congratulating our newest married couple, we photographed this wedding at the Thurston County Courthouse with a beautiful reception at Mercato in downtown Olympia. Click the read more link to see the rest of our sneak-peek images from this wedding.

Read more: Congratulations Andrew and TJ!

Baby L. is 6 months old. Click the read more link to see the rest of our sneak-peek images from this session.

Read more: Baby L is 6 months old!

Click the read more link to see the rest of our sneak-peek images from this portrait session.

Read more: Baby Kittleson is 10 months old.

Baby L is 3 months old! Click the read more link to see the rest of our sneak-peek images from this newborn session.

Read more: Baby L is 3 months old!

Click the read more link to see the rest of our sneak-peek images from this session.

Read more: Michelle and Garry’s Family Session

Congratulations to Rashel and Chris on their wedding! Click the read more link to see the rest of our sneak-peek images from this wedding.

Read more: Congratulations to Rashel and Chris on their wedding!

Click the read more link to see the rest of our sneak-peek images from this senior portrait session.

Read more: Angela’s Senior Portraits

Congratulations to Betsy and Jeremy. Click the read more link to see the rest of our sneak-peek images from this wedding.

Read more: Betsy and Jeremy are Married!

Welcome to the world Baby L. Click the read more link to see the rest of our sneak-peek images from this newborn session.

Read more: Welcome to the world Baby L.

Congratulations to Carmen and Kevin. Click the read more link to see the rest of our sneak-peek images from this wedding.

Read more: Congratulations Carmen and Kevin!

Congratulations Hailey and Kristen. Click the read more link to see the rest of our sneak-peek images from this wedding.

Read more: Congratulations Hailey and Kristen.

Congratulations Rebecca and Henry. Click the read more link to see the rest of our sneak-peek images from this wedding.

Read more: Congratulations Rebecca and Henry.

Congratulations to Kari and David. Click the read more link to see the rest of our sneak-peek images from this wedding.

Read more: Congratulations to Kari and David.