michael rowley photography | seattle tacoma wedding + portrait photographer bio picture

you already know I'm a photographer.

what you may not know is when I'm not documenting weddings and couples I spend my time climbing the incredible mountains all over this beautiful earth. when I'm not climbing mountains I am usually running. and when I'm not running I'm usually stuffing my face with some scrumptious food.

drop me a line using the contact form and lets get together to talk details about your wedding day and maybe even grab a bite to eat.


Category Archives: travel

travel photography


april 2012. I had the opportunity to shoot a wedding with my friend josh gruetzmacher and spend a few days roaming the city. this certainly wasn’t my first time visiting san francisco but josh and my friend isaiah beiser gave me quite the tour.

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it’s well after 1am as I sit down to write this post. I don’t know what I’m going to write but before I even start I just want to say how thankful I am to live the life I live. while I never take for granted any aspect of my life it needs to be […]

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the best japanesse curry house has a select handful of locales in the good ol’ usa. it was sooo good to have coco’s in my mouth/stomach once again. check out their goodness here, and see if they have a location near you. my sister and bro (in-law) first introduced me to coco’s back in 2009 […]

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it’s that time of year. if you are interested in family portraits for the holidays i still have a few spots available. in addition to full portrait sessions i am also offering ‘mini’ sessions in the seattle area (nov. 23rd – dec. 3rd) and the san diego area (dec. 4th & 5th). use the contact […]

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this climb was intended to be a summit of timpanogos (above) but i lost the trail sometime after midnight. it turned into a solo route finding expedition. slept on a ridge line at about 10,500 ft elevation. woke up with 10 mountain goats surrounding me. all in all a great adventure!

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