Amber + Powell | Floral Wonderland at Five Pine Lodge

Amber + Powell could not be any more googly-eyed in love. They planned their wedding at Five Pine Lodge around their two favorite things celebration and family! It was such a joy to see them surrounded by happy tears, high fives, and big hugs. Q1: What was your favorite part of the day? [Amber] The…

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April + Clare | Big Love at the Jupiter Hotel

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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Kelly + Aaron | Snowy Engagement with Dogs at Mt Bachelor

Sometimes sessions don’t go as planned… and you know you have a really great couple to work with when they’re down for whatever adventure the day brings! Kelly and Aaron are big time snowboarders. They’re all too aware of how snow conditions can change quickly, especially early in the season. The 3 of us were…

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Tim + Emily | Spring Woodland Wedding at Aspen Hall

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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Robin & Russ | Moody Boho at Ranch at the Canyons

  When it’s one of your own getting married you just can’t hold back! Robin is the hair and makeup goddess behind Desert Rose Bridal Styling. Her seamless blending, bold moody eyes, and refined hair styles are, in my opinion, her signature look. So when she announced that she and Russ were tying the knot…

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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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Alison & Austin | Wildfire Romance at Five Pine Lodge

Remember that time when Central Oregon was heavy with wildfire smoke… yea, we all do. Fortunately for Alison & Austin the Millie Fire didn’t advance far enough to put a damper on their wedding day at Five Pine Lodge in Sisters, Oregon. The air was still scratchy and it “looked like” a thick overcast or…

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Amy + Jeff | Wedding In The Woods at Three Strands Farm

Jeff and Amy have quite the love story… It all started waaaaay back in 1997. Amy was blissful 19 year old working at BoA as a drive-up teller and Jeff was already sporting is own construction business so he was a regular at Amy’s window. One day she “happened to remembered” Jeff’s phone number from…

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