Natalie + Brendan planned a semi-destination wedding for their friends and family at Silver Falls State Park just outside Salem, Oregon. …I say semi-destination because the parents, wedding party, and some family all got to stay in the cabins for the weekend. It started raining the day before the wedding, but any long-time Oregonian knows…

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bride and groom laughing with their wedding party on vineyard deck

Second shooting for Stevi Sayler Photography. I love it when weddings share so much tradition and culture. Brandi & Reza had a blended American – Persian wedding at Zenith Vineyards on a cloudless summer day. Everything was rich with color, symbolism, and love as we explored and photographed the ceremony table. Most of the elements…

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Elopements are sooooooooooo good!!! Darlene + Joel had been engaged for awhile, and were in no particular hurry to have a ceremony. They wanted to focus on other things like moving to Bend, buying a house, building Darlene’s business, and trying to start a family. They knew they didn’t want a big wedding and the…

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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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I LOVE second shooting for my fellow photographers. Let me say that again… I LOVE LOVE LOVE second shooting for my fellow photographers. In a minute I’m going to show you some of my photos from a wedding that I was the second shooter at, but first I want to talk about what it means…

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