Sami + Sean | Mini Session in Downtown Phoenix

I spent a few days in early September in Phoenix, AZ for my very first Big Fake Wedding experience (featured on RuffledBlog & BFW Blog). While I was there I was fortunate enough to connect with Sami + Sean for a mini session and Downtown Phoenix adventure. I met Sami last year at her sister’s surprise…

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Jessie + Michael | Classic Portland Engagement Session

It’s “Gettin’ Married Monday” and I’m so excited to share Jessie + Michael’s Engagement Session! Nothing screams PORTLAND, OREGON like a trip to Powell’s City of Books and a walk around Hoyt Arboretum… which is exactly what we did on a lovely sunny Saturday in early October. Jessie + Michael are total book and science…

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Samara + Brett | Engagement Session at Abiqua Falls

It shouldn’t be too difficult to believe that these two were interested in an engagement session that involved some adventure. Samara is a triathlete and Brett… well Brett loves motorcycles. We agreed to meet in early August at the Abiqua Falls trailhead just outside Scotts Mills (which doesn’t have a gas station just in case…

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Victoria + Chris | Engagement Session on OSU Campus

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 campus. Ideally it would have been Lewis & Clark College or George Fox University, but V+C…

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Emily + Collin | Engagement Session in Downtown Seattle

Seattle is the home of my Dreamer Heart… my Emerald City. I will take nearly any opportunity to make the 4 hour drive North, including to meet with one of my wedding couples and shoot an engagement session downtown. I had learned early on that while they live in Seattle they are getting married in…

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Madi + Scott | Downtown Eugene Engagement Session

We were hoping for snow. We had been planning for snow. We got no snow. As many of you know Oregon has had a very warm and dry winter/early spring. Most of our Cascade Mountains are severely lacking their regular snow pack …even Mt. Hood has been suffering this year. We had planned a romantic…

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Sarah + Ben | Engagement Session on the Family Farm

You know you have a keeper when one, not to mention both of you, are more than willing to make weekly trips back and forth from Corvallis to Seattle. …Fortunately Sarah + Ben don’t have to do so much driving anymore, but that was the start of their relationship. Up and down I-5 they both…

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Dena + Mike | Corvallis, Oregon Engagement Photography

Dena + Mike have a special kind of love. …the kind that was developed in Outer Space! I’m getting ahead of myself, let me start again. I’ve known Mike for a few years through his local art supply shop and his public art activities. His enthusiasm for art of all kinds has never been a…

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