First wedding of 2020 and I feel confident in saying that this is going to be the year of elopements… and/or micro weddings. Gail + Ted had initially planned to travel to Central Oregon and elope with their adult children by their sides at Tumalo Falls. But then COVID started make travel and gathering at…

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Second shooting for Gina Cholick. It’s that time of year where I get to share the photography from weddings that I was a second shooter for this past season. For those of you that aren’t familiar, it has become increasingly common for a wedding photographer to bring on another professional to assist them on a…

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bride and groom laughing during golden hour in the sage outside ranch at the canyons

  Venue // Ranch at the Canyons  Photography // Amanda Photographic  Design & Decor // AE Creative  Dress // Bella Brides  Formalwear // Revolvr  Papergoods Design & Calligraphy // My Fair Letters  Original Art for Invitation Suite // Karen Ruane Studio Desserts // Foxtail Bakeshop  HMUA // Wren & Wild  Signature Cocktails // Swig Rig …

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Second Shooting for Stevi Sayler Photoraphy Two words: BREAKFAST WEDDING… It was a double-header weekend in Southern Oregon as Stevi and I second’ed for each other on back-to-back weddings. My wedding with Rosie + Greg at Buckhorn Springs was first with a full fiesta theme at the rustic yoga retreat lodge. After most of the…

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Theme // Glamping (Glamorous + Camping) Colors & Patterns // Red plaid, Navy, Yellow, and Espresso Venue // Five Pine Lodge   Coordinator // Everything Else Events   Photography // Amanda Photographic   Florist // Summer Robbins Flowers   Cake // Foxtail Bakeshop   Bar + Papergoods // AE Creative   Dress // Bella Brides   Hair…

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Brace yourselves people, because this wedding is full of color, sequins, pom-poms, paper flowers, amazing food, DIY projects, and toooooons of love!!! I first met Greg + Rosie over skype to discuss wedding details and planning for their Memorial Day Weekend fiesta themed wedding in Southern Oregon. Rosie’s littles, Blaise and Ruby, joined the conversation…

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I’ve always said that I’m good luck for wedding weather. I’ve only had one wedding get rained on, and they actually kind of liked/planned on it. It’s true that it did rain on Allison & Derek’s wedding day, but I maintain that I’m still good luck because it let up whenever I needed it to…

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Where do I begin with these two? Hillary (HK) and Josh stole my heart the moment I met them. I had actually seen HK around Corvallis the last few years at various events, but honestly she seemed waaaaay too cool and I was intimidated by her awesomeness. Josh had moved to the Willamette Valley at…

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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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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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