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Ashlyn & Chad had a rockin’ first dance during their reception at the Benson Hotel.  It was incredibly fun to watch and the guests absolutely loved it.  A few twists and turns, some hands waving in the air, and lots and lots of laughter. A special thanks to Ryan the DJ with a Perfect Memory […]

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After Ashlyn & Chad exchanged their wedding vows at the Benson Hotel, they headed upstairs to sign their marriage license as guests proceeded to cocktail hour.  It was an opportunity for the couple to have some alone time before re-joining their party. When we stepped out into the hallway to work our way back downstairs, […]

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Tiffany and Kirk paused for a simple kiss along the Columbia River during their recent engagement session.  We initially met up over at the Riverplace Hotel in downtown Portland to capture photos by the marina area.  Tiffany and Kirk love being out on the water so the location was absolutely perfect for them.  We spent […]

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Tiffany & Kirk are getting married in just a few months and we recently had an opportunity to connect for an engagement session out on the water.  We began in downtown Portland at the Riverplace Hotel.  Tiffany wanted to include lots of water, boats, and bridges in the engagement photos.  So we began along the […]

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Lauren and Michael have recently moved to Portland, OR from Wisconsin and will be celebrating their wedding day here in the Pacific Northwest later in the year.  They have chosen the rooftop of the Riverplace Hotel for their wedding ceremony and are really excited to share this wonderful city with their closest friends and family. […]

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Having just moved to Portland, Lauren and Michael asked to incorporate various aspects of the city into their engagement photos.  They really wanted to capture the city at night.  Portland has many spectacular views and one of my personal favorites is looking back toward the city from the southeast side.  Toward the end of their […]

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Amy and Paul were married back in October of this year at the Elysian Ballroom in downtown Portland.  Amy mentioned wanting to capture a photo with Santa hats on so they could have an image to use for their holiday card.  Talk about strategic planning! What a fun way to surprise friends and family with […]

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There are many different angles that can be used to capture various events throughout the wedding day.  For the couple’s first dance, I always love capturing an angle that includes the guests watching the couple on the dance floor.  It tells a more complete story and represents some of the individuals who were in attendance […]

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Sauvie Island is among my favorite locations in the Portland area for engagement sessions.  Scheduling a session toward the later part of the day as the sun is setting is truly ideal.  The light rakes across open fields and scatters across tree tops.  There are many paths to explore, a quaint little beach area, and […]

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We are extremely honored to see Adam & Josh’s wedding celebration featured in the current issue of Portland Bride & Groom magazine.  Josh proposed to Adam in front of the castle at Disneyland after a spectacular fireworks display.  The couple then hosted a themed wedding celebration based on the Disney/Pixar movie Up. The wedding day […]

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Wedding day preparations are always a real treat to photograph.  There are all the important details to capture such as the bride’s wedding dress and shoes, the wedding rings, and things like the groom’s tie and cuff links.  There is also all the frenetic energy when the bride slips into her dress and when the […]

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Newspaper headlines were overflowing with breaking news on September 26, 2015.  Boehner had announced his resignation and Pope Francis was visiting the US.  Two rather significant moments in the history of the United States.  So it only seemed fitting to incorporate these news stories along with the documentation of Antonia & Jared’s wedding in Boston, […]

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Want to know how to depart your wedding in style? Check out our recent interview on Weddings Portland Style for a number of unique ideas.  While sparkler departures are certainly more common, we offer up suggestions that very few consider, and it is a great way to end your evening with lots of energy and […]

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