First wedding of 2020 and I feel confident in saying that this is going to be the year of elopements… and/or micro weddings. Gail + Ted had initially planned to travel to Central Oregon and elope with their adult children by their sides at Tumalo Falls. But then COVID started make travel and gathering at…

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It’s finally here! Remember Staci + Blair from their awesome hike to Proxy Falls for their engagement session? Well it’s time to celebrate their wedding! Staci had not one but THREE favorite parts of the day… 1. First look. I was soooo excited for Blair to finally see my dress. That moment when he finally…

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I’ve been wanting to start an AMA – Ask Me Anything – series on this blog. So… let’s start with a very common question that I hear from pretty much everyone. What’s the deal with engagement sessions? First a story: Once, while getting a manicure, I over-heard a very disgruntled woman talking to her friends…

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The end of May was …turbulent. The weather was swinging randomly between wonderful sunny days and torrential downpours. I met Mida + Phillip at Willamette Park in Corvallis, hoping that we would get mostly dry weather for our morning session. It was still wet on the ground from previous rains, but we really lucked out…

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Where do I begin with these two? Hillary (HK) and Josh stole my heart the moment I met them. I had actually seen HK around Corvallis the last few years at various events, but honestly she seemed waaaaay too cool and I was intimidated by her awesomeness. Josh had moved to the Willamette Valley at…

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Last year a couple things came around full circle for me. One of those things was an opportunity to teach at the OSU MU Craft Center. I took my very first B&W darkroom class there more than half my life ago, worked at the front desk when I was a student in the photography program,…

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My head is still spinning! We have officially been here for 11 days and it’s still sinking in that we’ve moved over the mountains to Central Oregon. John and I fell in crazy love with the desert after our first motorcycle tour in 2014 where we traveled through 8 states, covering 3,700 miles in just…

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You know it was a good wedding day when the crowd was rowdy enough to create great reception photography, but well mannered enough to not break anything – so it was for Madi + Scott. In the middle of sweltering August Madi + Scott brought friends and family together to celebrate their love and commitment…

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The joy that comes with photographing couples in love is why I decided to focus on weddings …and with weddings comes engagements! Victoria + Chris are college sweethearts so we could think of no better place for imagery than OSU┬ácampus. Ideally it would have been Lewis & Clark College or George Fox University, but V+C…

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