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Adventure is in New York City and Brooklyn, where Andrea and Daniel got all dressed up, ate ice cream with sprinkles on it, and got married.

In our line of work, we really never know what the day is going to hold when we step off the plane. We can try to picture it in our minds but each time, the picture falls short of the reality we

A Seat At the Table: join us for our online class for photographers!

Hello there, friends! Photographers and those wanting to grow in the craft and the heart of making photographs with heart, this post is for you! We feel so privileged to be asked again by the kind

THE DON’T GIVE UP PROJECT – DUBLIN, IRELAND – REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN

click here to visit the don’t give up project site, if you want to know more about what it’s all about.

adventure is at jeremy’s family home on the edge of lake ontario, where he grew up and then married katie.

It’s hard to explain in words what happens when we walk into these weekends to photograph the story of a wedding. Typically, we have never met these people before apart from a Skype consultation

Lucy and Steven, married!! (from the DON’T GIVE UP project)

We recently opened up a contest of sorts on our blog in an effort to find the next model couple for our workshop. The contest was open to married couple photographers who have been embracing the

Thomas and Kathryn are engaged!!

When Tom was a little boy, his sister – my bff, Devon – and I would look for ways to pass the time at his expense. Naturally, the things we came up with involved one of us pinning him

sometimes love looks like glowing orange light. welcome, dean august.

dear dean august, I write this to you hoping that you are going to have the opportunity to see these images and these moving pieces of life that I captured the evening you were about to be born and

The Don’t Give Up couple contest! – UPDATED: and the winner is…

Dear ones, we were so so overwhelmed by the response to this contest! It was incredible to see the family and friends of these three beloved couples coming out from all over the place to vote and

Oh joy! It’s time for the Don’t Give Up couple contest!

…and we are really excited to share with you today about our “don’t give up couple contest.” The Don’t Give Up project is an experiential, all-inclusive workshop for photographers and

WATP : now available for summer shenanigans as well as bird funerals.

Remember childhood at the end of the school year? the closing chapter of spring and its restlessness, the beginning of warm summer nights of playing outside? remember attending funerals for birds?

adventure is at a camp in the country, where Tanner met Taylor and years later, proposed.

do you ever have those moments when you look around you and you realize, “this. this is how it is really supposed to be. there is so much that goes so wrong here on this mudball, but this moment is

Adventure is at a wedding in an old manor house near Boston, where Jessie and Trevor committed to mutual weirdness forever.

Nerd love. mutual weirdness forever. There’s just no one in the world like Jessie and Trevor. And in a pinterest-y, Facebook selfie-ish world increasingly filled with copycats and wanna

this is one of my very favorites: welcome, Isaiah.

This is one of my favorites. and I don’t just say that for drama’s sake. I say it because it is true. I am a firm believer that things happen at exactly the time they are supposed to. and

The new Don’t Give Up project site and HOORAY! Registration for the next Don’t Give Up project is now open!!!

Good morning, friends! It’s a really good morning around here. The music is playing, the candle is lit, and tiny green buds are starting to appear on the old tree across the street from our

Breadwinners: a transformative experience for image-making couples

First, watch this. . . bread winners 2014 from WE ARE THE PARSONS on Vimeo. Being a couple in this industry can be so much freaking fun. You start out, and every day almost feels like a holiday with

adventure is in a little english town called matlock, where georgia and ali grew up and then got married.

first, the story: as always goes in a story like this one, we had no idea what to expect as we rode the train from Knutsford, England into the Peak District. we knew that georgia and ali were going

adventure is in the peak district on the day before georgia and ali got married

We would like to introduce you to two of the best people on the planet. And they just happen to live in one of the most stunningly beautiful places on the planet: the peak district in Derbyshire

adventure is in the story of how lenora mae got here.

I had a random conversation recently with a random gentleman. him: what do you do for a living? me: I make photos. him: like a photographer?  .. cool.  what kind of photos do you make? me: um..mostly

Adventure is in Belfast, Northern Ireland: Gillian and Tim. (part of the DON’T GIVE UP project)

The DON’T GIVE UP project has existed now for nearly 4 years.  We have had the opportunity to speak to hundreds of people from 5 continents which gives us goosebumps to even think about.  What

UPDATE!!! A seat at the table : An online class for photographers – REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

Hello there, friends! We are so excited to announce that our online class through the DEFINE school is now open for registration!!  Yahoo!!!!!!!  We are so excited to be teaching this course again,

adventure is in the story of a barn, a brave couple, the countryside of Wisconsin, and the smile of a radiant bride.

It’s hard to describe to you what it felt like to be a part of Jessica and Jed’s lives on the day they got married. It’s hard to even describe what it looked like in images. It was

Adventure is on the King River, where Rachel married Garrett at his grandparents’ magical and humble homestead

We can’t help but smile and laugh when we think about the story we are about to show you. We smile because Rachel and Garrett are good, good people. They are real, honest, breathtaking, genuine,

Adventure was at Miya and Johnny’s love filled wedding in the mountains of Northern California!

We loved these guys. Loved their families. We could not have been more honored to join them as the people who had the chance to make their wedding film (see below) and make their wedding

adventure is in a seat at the table : an online class for photographers – REGISTRATION OPENS TODAY!

We were so privileged to be asked by the kind folks at the DEFINE SCHOOL to teach an online course this fall for photographers. And we are so thrilled to announce that today, registration

adventure was somewhere in california, where sky and mountain meet, and miya and johnny went from being two “i”s to being an “us” >> part one, the video

it’s currently 8:45 in the morning in hong kong. I know that because I asked google, and google rarely steers me wrong. so that means miya and johnny have just hopefully had a wonderful night

a little something for everyone.

Hey all! First off, we have decided to start an “anti procrastination” Christmas Card campaign. :) In other words, we are offering a portrait special through the end of the month of

adventure is in a small mountain town in colorado, where rachel and pat got married, and deer and beauty abounded!

it was just one of those days. we woke up thinking we knew some of what to expect that day – thinking we knew a bit about rachel and pat and that they would be wonderful. we knew we were in

adventure is on a country farm, where cori and doug got married, cried tears, sang songs and held chickens.

they lived in austin, a place we have come to know and love. they gardened for fun, something we have enjoyed for the past few years with its steep learning curve. they grew a gigantic rosemary

Adventure is in the family’s love of an automobile: a family shoot

I remember distinctly the first time we saw the car. It was an experience even getting to see it driving down the street. It was 5 years ago in our (beautiful) little neighborhood in Kansas City.

adventure is in lincoln, nebraska; where a family of four became a family of six

Oh how we love stories like this. We love adoption because it echoes what we have experienced, deeply and firsthand. We love that adoption says really clearly what God says to us, as His kids:

Jeremy’s sister’s wedding, where our boys were hobbit ring bearers.

all of our couples are dear to us. every wedding is incredibly special. but it’s a completely different ballgame when you’re making photographs for someone you watched grow up. when you

adventure is in waterford, virginia and the old methodist church where emily attended preschool, and a couple of decades later, married evan.

when emily and evan first wrote us, they sent a photograph of them photo-bombing bob dole. … then she talked to us about how he was her favorite part of being alive. and he talked about how

adventure is in a house on the eastern shore, where family gathered around a table tony made, and stevie wore a handmade wedding dress

when stevie and tony first contacted us, we knew they were different than all the rest. they were having the most intimate and organically made wedding we had ever heard of, and they were inviting

you are invited to go on an adventure with us // the don’t give up project // divide, colorado // july 1-3, 2013

oh my goodness, how excited and honored and humbled we are that you are here, and that you have found us! over the past years, and especially the past few months, we have been so shocked at the

we are the trailer owners

in case you don’t yet know it, we are dreamers. and the fact that, 9 times out of 10, we both go with our guts rather than logically making a plan means that a lot of our most random dreams