We met through OkCupid! Since reading Max’s first message he sent to me [in] 2019, it’s been just easy ever since. I remember the first time I saw him in person, walking towards me at Mt Tabor Park, I had this overwhelming sense of calm and peace wash over me, and sense of safety like…

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Second shooting for Stevi Sayler Photo. It was such a fun change of pace to come over to Portland for a city wedding at the beginning of last September. James and Maira hosted a riverfront wedding ceremony at The Riverplace Hotel… everything had more of a tropical feel than Oregon is used to, but nobody…

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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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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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OMGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG!!! This wedding we so amazing and I can’t wait to tell you all about it!!! First let me say that it was a privilege to be included in their wedding planning and celebration. I’ve known Josh since high school and we have several mutual friends, most of whom worked at his Dad’s burger joint…

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What a pleasure it is to watch love grow in two people. Katie + Zach had a beautiful wedding at the Aerie at Eagle Landing just outside Portland in early September. …you know the time, when it’s still summer, but fall is in the air. Surrounded by their families and best friends they promised to…

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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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It was soooo hot. Literally it was 99 degrees in Portland that day with a fair amount of humidity and we all felt like we were not so slowly dying. That being said Katie + Zach (especially Zach) were absolute troopers through our afternoon engagement session in Portland. We started out time together at the…

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Sometimes you plan a spring¬†wedding and really just hope that the typical Pacific Northwest rainy weather takes a break to give you a beautiful “Fantasy Spring” day. Well Alison + Chris got just such a day for their I Do’s at the McMenamins Kennedy School in NE Portland ¬†in mid-March. The skies were blue, the…

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