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I have known Erin & Sean both personally and professionally for many years.  We have worked on countless weddings and events together so it was an absolute privilege and honor to document their wedding on 10/10/14. Erin & Sean used Portland Trolley to transport themselves and their wedding party from the Benson Hotel (where they […]

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We’ve all heard the slogan, “What Happens in Vegas, Stays in Vegas.”  The slogan references one of the more famous taglines in modern tourism marketing geared toward driving millions of visitors to Sin City.  It has inspired songs, a number of movies, and for Jessica & Devin, the perfect location to exchange their wedding vows. […]

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  We wanted to offer some wedding advice to those couples looking to hire a professional photographer to document their wedding day.  When performing searches online for terms such as Portland wedding photographer or wedding photographers in Oregon, the results can be quite overwhelming.  So, how should a couple narrow down their options to find […]

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Just as it sounds, a day after session is a portrait session that takes place after the wedding day.  It affords a couple the option of having wedding portraits captured at a location that is similar or very different from their actual wedding venue.  Imagine, for example, having an urban styled wedding on the rooftop […]

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The Jenkins Estate is the perfect blend of everything I love about the Northwest.  The tall trees, lush greenery, and beautiful light make this rustic setting an incredible location for a wedding. The venue is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places and is situated amongst 68 acres of lush gardens and breathtaking views.  The […]

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Cornelius Pass Roadhouse weddings are always a lot of fun.  The venue is casual and laid-back which makes for a very friendly and warm setting for guests. Toward the end of cocktail hour as things were winding down a bit and transitioning to the reception, the newlywed couple and I strolled the grounds to capture […]

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When it is most successful, candid wedding photography captures the true essence of a couple on their wedding day.  Even for those of you who don’t know Kelsey & Lee, you get a real sense of their relationship, the love they share for each other, and the bliss they are experiencing as newlyweds. Kelsey & […]

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Capturing a couple on their wedding day is one of the most exhilarating aspects of being a wedding photographer.  The images you create will be what couples look back on in the years to come to remember their day.  This is why any wedding photographer will tell you, it is an absolute honor to document […]

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What an absolute honor and privilege to document Norene & Tom’s wedding this summer at Meriwether’s Skyline Farm.  When I look back on my career as a wedding photographer, I will forever remember their incredibly beautiful wedding day with absolute fondness. Tom and Norene are among the kindest, sweetest, most genuine couples I have ever […]

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I was recently transported to the year 2064 to document an epic futuristic themed wedding.  What I experienced were some of the most cutting edge wedding trends yet to come. One of my favorite wedding trends to emerge in the future, is the art of the double photobomb.  This takes the classic photobomb of today […]

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Whether your philosophical position is that life imitates art or that art imitates life, the apparent symbiotic relationship that exists is surely one of beauty and worthy of celebration. While capturing portraits of Jaime & Zach on their wedding day, I played with the philosophical position that life imitates art.  Using the American Gothic painting […]

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Jaime & Zach discovered us through this very site – My Portland Photographer.  They submitted an inquiry looking for a wedding photographer who was available for their July 12, 2014 wedding and who was willing to push the creative envelope.  They didn’t want traditional wedding photography but rather were looking for something with some artistic […]

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I recently had the opportunity to fly out to Boston, MA to document a beautiful wedding at The African Meeting House. Located in historic Beacon Hill, The African Meeting House was built in 1806 and is now the oldest black church edifice still standing in the United States.  It is adjacent to The Museum of […]

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