bride and groom laughing and hugging next to the willamette river

Second shooting for Stevi Sayler Photography Working with my photo-wife, Stevi, is always the highlight of my summer… especially since that’s basically the only time we get to see each other during wedding season. Some folks might say that it’s impossible to have a romantic backyard wedding. Well those folks have clearly never been to…

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April + Clare were 1000000000% surrounded by love and support on their wedding day. It was a scorching hot day in Portland and everyone was seeking refuge in the shade with a cool drink… or in their rooms with the AC blasting! April and her bride’s-folks played a (new to me) card game on the…

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  When it’s one of your own getting married you just can’t hold back! Robin is the hair and makeup goddess behind Desert Rose Bridal Styling. Her seamless blending, bold moody eyes, and refined hair styles are, in my opinion, her signature look. So when she announced that she and Russ were tying the knot…

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Remember that time when Central Oregon was heavy with wildfire smoke… yea, we all do. Fortunately for Alison & Austin the Millie Fire didn’t advance far enough to put a damper on their wedding day at Five Pine Lodge in Sisters, Oregon. The air was still scratchy and it “looked like” a thick overcast or…

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Jeff and Amy have quite the love story… It all started waaaaay back in 1997. Amy was blissful 19 year old working at BoA as a drive-up teller and Jeff was already sporting is own construction business so he was a regular at Amy’s window. One day she “happened to remembered” Jeff’s phone number from…

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I’ve been waiting all year for this wedding!!! Mo & Stacey are two of the most genuine people I’ve had the good fortune to meet since moving to Bend. We hit it off immediately over pints of cider and gushing about wedding plans, snowy adventures, and their dog Georgia. We started our photo-relationship with their…

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Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. -Marcel Proust Samara + Brett classic, beautiful, and intimate wedding at The Ainsworth House & Garden outside Portland was everything they’d dreamed it would be. They each spent the morning with their respective bridesmaids and…

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Second Shooting for Stevi Sayler Photoraphy Two words: BREAKFAST WEDDING… It was a double-header weekend in Southern Oregon as Stevi and I second’ed for each other on back-to-back weddings. My wedding with Rosie + Greg at Buckhorn Springs was first with a full fiesta theme at the rustic yoga retreat lodge. After most of the…

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Second shooting for Stevi Sayler Photography One area of being a small business owner in a highly competitive fieldĀ  is knowing that you won’t always win. …sometimes your photo-BFF will win and hire you as her second. Stevi and I each, along with a handful of other photographers, met with Azita + Evan while they…

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