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How to Photograph Wedding Rings

How to photograph wedding rings is something every wedding photographer should know and yet it is not as easy as it may seem. Should the rings be photographed on their own or while being worn on the couple’s hands?  I prefer to photograph the rings on their own, isolating them on a simple background and […]

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Wedding Day Laughter

Wedding day laughter is delightful to see and extremely exciting to capture as a wedding photographer. It happens between guests, family members, and most often between a newlywed bride and groom.  The happiness and joy is pure and it fills the room. Anna & Brit were surrounded by their closest friends and family members during […]

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Sun Shining Through the Clouds

The weather forecast leading up to this destination wedding outside of Astoria, OR was 100% chance of rain. That pretty much takes the guesswork out of predicting the weather for the day.  Or does it? Moments before Meagen & Rick’s wedding ceremony began, the clouds began to part.  The sun shining through the clouds created […]

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Destination Wedding in Oregon

Meagen, Rick, and all of their wedding guests flew in from Chicago for a destination wedding in Oregon. The couple is really drawn to the beauty of Oregon and wanted to share it with their closest friends and family members.  Guests stayed in historic Astoria, OR and witnessed the couple exchange their wedding vows on […]

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Wedding Registry Ideas

We are constantly innovating the products and services we offer our clients. New for 2014, we are offering our couples a customized online wedding registry that can be shared with friends and family.  If you are looking to reduce the amount of money you are spending on your wedding photographer, simply add our customized link […]

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A Groom’s Testimonial

I had the honor of photographing Emily & Max’s wedding at McMenamins Cornelius Pass Roadhouse. One of my favorite moments from their wedding was when the officiant asked for the rings during the wedding ceremony and the best man pretended to have lost them.  There was a moment of panic (completely staged), and then a […]

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Radiant Orchid

The Pantone Color of the Year for 2014 is Radiant Orchid (Pantone 18-3224). “An enchanting harmony of fuchsia, purple and pink undertones, Radiant Orchid inspires confidence and emanates great joy, love and health.”  Leatrice Eiseman, the executive director of the Pantone Color Institute, continues to say, “It is a captivating purple, one that draws you […]

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Oregon Coast Engagement Session

Oregon has some of the most diverse landscapes in the entire country. In just about an hour’s drive outside the city of Portland, you can have Mt Hood as a backdrop, waterfalls and cliffs along the Gorge, vineyards out in wine country, or even the sandy beaches of the coast.  It is truly remarkable and […]

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Outdoor Wedding Venue

The Jenkins Estate is a beautiful outdoor wedding venue.  It encapsulates all the things I love most about the Pacific Northwest. The tall trees, lush greenery, and beautiful streaming light make this rustic setting an incredible location for a wedding.  It is truly a photographer’s delight. I receive a lot of requests from brides looking […]

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Radiant Orchid Styled Shoot

Knowing that Radiant Orchid was announced as the 2014 Pantone Color of the Year, I had an idea to collaborate with a handful of local wedding professionals to create a styled photo shoot. The Pantone Color of the Year is highly influential in industries ranging from fashion to weddings.  In fact, if you have been […]

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Winter Ski Wedding at Mt Hood Meadows

Kelly & Christian’s winter wedding was absolutely epic. Guests gathered in the lobby of the Courtyard by Marriott in downtown Portland at 6am to board the bus with all their ski gear and depart by 6:30am.  A continental breakfast was served while the movie Better Off Dead was played for entertainment. When we arrived at […]

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Testimonials

It’s the people we work with who can offer the most insight into the type of service we provide.  We worked very closely with Hannah & Danny in preparation for their destination wedding in Mexico.  Here is what Danny had to say about the experience: “Paul photographed our wedding in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico last […]

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From a Different Perspective

We enjoy being creative in our approach to wedding photography. Why not push the limits or see something a little bit differently?  Our goal is to produce our best work every time we go out and photograph.  We skillfully plan and prepare for every wedding.  That way, on the day of the wedding, we are […]

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