Laurel + Chris | Snowy Adventure Elopement at Five Pine Lodge

If you’ve ever considered a micro-wedding or an elopement please let this inspire you! I am seriously head over heels bonkers for this couple and their wedding day… and their dog – Cosmo. Laurel + Chris came to Sisters for a weekend at Five Pine Lodge with 2 other couples who are in their covid…

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Phoebe + Tom | Canoe Patio Elopement in Bend, Ore

Well… as you can guess by now Phoebe and Tom didn’t get their original wedding. They also didn’t get their Plan B wedding. But when your love is this strong Plan C works just fine. A family friend offered their riverfront patio just across from Drake Park in Downtown Bend for Phoebe + Tom to…

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Tabatha + Josh | Winter Elopement at Black Butte Ranch

Tabatha + Josh hosted their immediate families for a chilly November weekend at Black Butte Ranch for their micro wedding. Micro weddings are bigger than elopements [25 guests or fewer] with a little more planning and fanfare… they’re my absolute favorite!!! Venue + Catering // Black Butte Ranch Florals // Woodland Floral Design HMUA //…

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Stephanie + Renee | Intimate Elopement at Five Pine Lodge

Newly wed brides kissing in the sunlight through trees at Five Pine Lodge

Sometimes folks think that because they’re having an intimate service that they don’t need a photographer… well obviously I disagree. Stephanie + Renee had a small service on the lawn at Five Pine Lodge on an off/on rainy fall day. It was mostly family in attendance with a few friends, but that didn’t stop them…

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Kate + Katie | Riverside Elopement at Shevlin Park

I don’t always have the pleasure and opportunity to spend time with my couples before their wedding day. Such was the case with Kate + Katie… in fact we met for the first time when they arrived at Shevlin Park to be married. I always encourage my clients to take advantage of an engagement session,…

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Marissa + Russ | …who’s cutting the onions?

I think that most of us would agree that wedding planning is stressful. My thoughts are that if a relationship can survive planning a wedding then the couple is off to great start. …I mean think about all the skills you need to successfully plan a wedding. Communication, decision making, compromise, budgeting, dedication, and a…

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