Amy + Michael | Two Breweries Portland Wedding

Sometimes you elope because your fiance is getting sent out on his THIRD deployment… then your families really want you to have a second wedding where they can participate, attend, and celebrate with you. That’s just what happened to Amy + Michael over the course of the last couple years. We started the day at…

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John + Erin | East Portland Offbeat Wedding

It’s time for me to start sharing some of the beautiful weddings that I had the good fortune to participate in as a second shooter. …but first I’d like to answer a couple common questions that photographers get about second shooting. 1. Do you work for (primary photographer) all the time or do you have…

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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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Rosalinda + Jeremy | Destination DIY Pi-Day Wedding

First wedding of the year and my no-weddings-getting-rained-on good luck finally wore off. Rosalinda + Jeremy planned an epic celebration for their DIY, destination, Pi-Day wedding and a little Oregon rain wasn’t going to stop them from having a great weekend! Rosalinda + Jeremy live near Sacramento, CA – but fell in love with Portland…

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Luxe Bridal Event 2015 | Bridal Show Sponsoring Photographer

As I mentioned when posting about  Marry Me! 2015, this year has been a whirlwind. It seems like the universe replied, “Challenge accepted!” when I asked if this year could get any worse. Pro Tip: NEVER ask that question. The answer is always “Yes.” In the couple months since Marry Me! I’ve continued to be…

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Four Seasons of Cocktails | Inspiration Shoot

If there is one thing that I’m quickly falling in love with it’s the stylized shoot. There is some much creativity happening and the possibilities are really endless… especially when you’re working with an awesome team! Abby from AE Creative is my table-top designing soul mate. Joni and Jennelle from Mint + Mirth are a…

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Joni + Jennelle | Celebrating Love at Laurelhurst Park

It was a dark, seriously dark, afternoon as I made my way up to Portland for a lovey-dovey photo session with Joni + Jennelle. Did I mention that it was threatening rain the whole day as well? Well it was… but we weren’t going to let that deter us. I was coming up for Corvallis…

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Hannah Loveland | CHS Class of 2014

Hannah Loveland | Class of 2014 Corvallis High School Bright . Driven . Big Smile . Strong . Colorful Hannah! Oh what a wonderful session 😀 Even though Hannah lives in small-town feeling Corvallis she’s a big city girl at heart. So we did the only thing that made sense and headed north to Portland.…

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Ashleigh + Brandon | Portland Engagement Session

I am so excited to share Ashleigh + Brandon’s engagement portraits… they are no ordinary couple. About 2  1/2 months ago a story got posted in one of the wedding vendor communities on fb about a couple that needed help with their wedding. A friend of said couple posted their story to ask for donations,…

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