Swing 500 at Crystal Ballroom

Portland Wedding Photographer - November 21, 2015
Portland Swing Dance

Portland swing dance scene used to bring 1000 dancers to the Crystal Ballroom during the swing dance boom era. Larry Peacock put on a dance couple days ago to bring back swing dancing to Crystal Ballroom and it was fantastic. Portland Rhythm Shakers performed wonderful routines. I went for dancing but brought my camera to take some non flash pictures. Enjoy!    

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Kelsey and Lee’s Skamania Lodge Wedding

Portland Wedding Photographer - November 12, 2015
Skamania Lodge Native American Wedding

Kelsey and Lee were married at the beautiful Skamania Lodge along the Columbia River Gorge in Washington. The bride wore a romantic ballgown with a beaded bodice from Bridal Exclusives in Tigard, Oregon. Flowers were arranged by Artistic Flowers and makeup was done by Leslie Woods at Individual Creations. Through a light mist of rain and with dramatic clouds rolling through the Columbia River Gorge …

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Britain and Betsy’s Exchange Ballroom Wedding!

Portland Wedding Photographer - November 6, 2015
Exchange Ballroom Wedding

Britain and Betsy chose one of Portland’s newest venues, Exchange Ballroom for it’s understated elegance and access to a beautiful rooftop view. They had some top notch vendors as well! Molli with Bon Soiree events was the amazing planner. I have worked with Molli many times over the last decade and her experience and planning really helped things go on schedule! Couple’s friend Stephanie was …

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Liselle and Edgar’s Portland Art Museum Wedding!

Portland Wedding Photographer - November 3, 2015
Portland Wedding

Liselle and Edgar were married at St. Mary’s Cathedral with a reception at the Portland Art Museum. This was such a fun wedding with a bridal party that wasn’t afraid to let loose and a lot of laughter and smiles from the couple and all of the guests. Before the ceremony, the bridal parties got ready in separate suites at The Nines Hotel in Downtown …

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Ryann and Augusto at McMenamins Cornelius Pass Roadhouse!

Portland Wedding Photographer - October 23, 2015
Cornelius Pass Roadhouse Wedding

Ryann and Augusto met in Brazil where she was teaching and quickly fell in love! They met in Salvador, Brazil while she was teaching there.  She says that she saw him while out with friends and asked him if he spoke English.  He didn’t Well, they found a way to communicate! Their wedding was at McMenamins Cornelius Pass Roadhouse, a place I love and visited …

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Tresa and Taylor at Exchange Ballroom!

Portland Wedding Photographer - October 18, 2015
Exchange Ballroom Wedding

I had the pleasure of photographing Taylor and Tresa’s wedding at the Exchange Ballroom in Portland. According to Tresa, they had the wedding of their dreams, surrounded by friends, family and endless love and support. Since Taylor is a professional hockey player, they often spend time apart, but this summer they were able to spend a long stretch this summer planning their wedding with their …

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Stephanie and James’ Waverley Country Club Wedding

Portland Wedding Photographer - October 16, 2015
Stephanie and James

Stephanie and James were married at Saint Thomas More Catholic Church with a beautiful reception at Waverley Country Club in Portland, Oregon. The couple met about five years ago through friends in Portland, though it wasn’t until a year later that James first asked Stephanie out on a date. The two have been inseparable since. Stephanie wore a romantic gown from Charlotte’s Weddings, accessorized with …

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Nathalie and Michael’s Opal 28 Wedding

Portland Wedding Photographer - October 10, 2015
Madeleine Parish Portland Wedding

Nathalie and Michael had an intimate wedding at the historic Madeleine Parish in Portland. Light streamed through the beautiful stained glass windows of the church as the two were married before close family and friends. Following the ceremony, they hosted their wedding reception at Opal 28 vintage hotel in Northeast Portland, where guests enjoyed drinks and food from the private bar and patio while listening …

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