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From the wildly elaborate to the elegantly simple, wedding dessert tables have a personality that is as diverse as the couples who design and create them.  Cakes, candy bars, and doughnut displays have all graced the tables of local Portland weddings.  They are kid friendly and guest favorites for the evening. Adam and Josh put […]

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Trying to determine the best way to depart your wedding at the end of the evening?  There are lots of options to consider.  Check out our interview on Weddings Portland Style to learn more. See more of our work at Paul Rich Studio.

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When planning for your Portland engagement session there are two primary things to consider – the location and what to wear. The Pacific Northwest offers a number of incredible locations to consider. Choose from among a number of outdoor parks like Laurelhurst, Peninsula Park, Mt Tabor, Cathedral Park and many many others. Places like Cannon […]

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One of the things I appreciate most about being a wedding photographer is the relationships I build with my clients.  Getting to know my clients on a personal level is a very fulfilling experience that translates itself to even better photographs on the wedding day.  I have a sense of what puts couples at ease, […]

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We travel all over the Pacific Northwest to capture engagement sessions for our couples.  Among our favorites are capturing Cannon Beach engagement sessions out on the coast.  We schedule these sessions toward the end of the day to take full advantage of the beautiful light that fills the sky as the sun begins to set. […]

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Professional wedding photographers are required to know and understand how to photograph under a variety of lighting conditions.  There are different tools and techniques to use based on the lighting and shooting conditions.  Tiffany and Kirk were recently married at the Zion Lutheran Church in downtown Portland.  When photographing at that church, it is requested […]

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When crafting and choosing your wedding rings why not pursue something that is stylish and unique?  It represents your love and commitment to each other. Wedding ring customization is truly an art form. Whether you choose platinum or rose gold, sapphires or rubies, engraving or filigree, your rings will be completely and utterly you. Many […]

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Sunset engagement sessions offer the added benefit of dramatic lighting.  That magical golden hour of light is a time to create non-traditional portraits.  With the late afternoon sun working its way toward the horizon, I wanted to silhouette the couple as they gazed at each other to create a more dramatic portrait.  The stillness of […]

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EJP Events has provided top-notch wedding planning services since 1997, and with each event, Emee delivers superior service and memorable events for her clients. Ponzi Vineyards Historic Estate was the setting for this recent wedding. Although rain loomed in the background, it would not dampen the joy, love, and happiness this intimate wedding celebration created. […]

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It’s always hard to keep your little ones entertained, especially when they are participating in an all day event like a wedding. Besides having an abundance of snacks (for both the littles and the adults), it’s always good to have a bag of items that you can easily access when tempers flair or boredom ensues. […]

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DIY weddings are very popular for couples these days with Pinterest serving up plenty of inspiration. It can start with a color scheme or a theme, like this tablescape inspired by the Disney movie “Up”. Vintage pieces can make any event go back in time or capture a special moment, even if just for that […]

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Superbowl was the “Day of the Dudes,” now its time for “Galentine’s Day!” What’s Galentine’s Day you say? It can really be any day of the year, however the days around the infamous day of LOVE (Valentine’s Day), are the days for you to celebrate just the girls! Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler), from Parks and […]

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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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