September 2012

Persian Wedding at the Portland Art Museum!

Portland Wedding Photographer - September 21, 2012

Last weekend I photographed a traditional Persian wedding at the Portland Art Museum! It was an amazing time, and the decorations by Bridal Bliss was amazing. So I picked couple quick ones to share! There was belly dancing, and those belly dancers brought items to the sofreh. The colors were fantastic.   Sofreh Belly Dancers Cocktails were mixed on this ice sculpture by pouring it …

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Ariel and Ben’s Wedding at Bluehour in Portland’s Pearl District

Portland Wedding Photographer - September 19, 2012

Ariel and Ben had a beautiful wedding at one of Portland’s finest restaurants, Bluehour. As expected by choice of location, it was a classy affair. The day started at the Nines Hotel, another one of our favorites! We did some fun photos at the water front of Portland as well. The guests enjoyed amazing food, and there was even a photo booth! Getting ready location: …

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Mimi and Solomon’s Ethiopian Wedding at The Reserve Golf Course and Sheraton at the Airport

Portland Wedding Photographer - September 7, 2012
Portland Ethiopian Wedding

Couple things that come to mind when I think of Ethiopian weddings: they sure know how to dance, and for VERY long periods of time, gorgeous people, lots of color, non-stop, amazing food, lots of people. 600 to be precise. 4 dresses, 2 ceremonies, 2 receptions. And amazing music. I have to say I have not worked this long non-stop at a wedding before (16 …

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Lindsay and Aaron’s Wedding at The Resort at the Mountain at Mt. Hood

Portland Wedding Photographer - September 6, 2012

Return of the Duck stuck in my head after Lindsay and Aaron’s wedding at The Resort at the Mountain. They are huge Oregon Ducks fans. Proof? The garter was wrapped over an Oregon Ducks football. Puddlesthe Oregon Duck made an appearance at the end and escorted everyone to the bar for some after hours fun with a conga line. Ann Parker Weddings did a phenomenal …

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Santa Ynez Wedding of Teascha and Eric in Santa Ynez, California

Portland Wedding Photographer - September 5, 2012

 So it all started by Teascha seeing one of my business cards at a local restaurant. Not sure who put it there, but Teascha was visiting Portland and decided to take a chance on me and saw it as a sign that she found when they were on this romantic dinner! Fast forward a year, and I was photographing their wedding at Santa Ynez. I …

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Summer and Jon’s Wedding Rehearsal on the Mt. Hood Railroad and Wedding at Stonehedge Gardens

Portland Wedding Photographer - September 4, 2012

 Summer and Jon’s wedding was different than a lot of traditional wedding. First of all, their rehearsal was on an actual moving train! What a cool idea! And then they had a volcano at their ceremony. Pretty cool. I also really loved all the little details like the butterfly place cards – even I had one! Stonehedge Gardens is a very beautiful location as well …

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Katia and Andre’s Wedding at Leach Botanical Garden

Portland Wedding Photographer - September 3, 2012

I love shooting at nature settings and a Leach Botanical Garden wedding is as green as it gets for a nature theme wedding. Johnson Creek runs right through it and there are so many amazing plants. Katia and Andre had a wonderful intimate wedding in the middle of this oasis.  Here are the pictures! Vendors: Venue: Leach Botanical Garden, Officiant: Pastor Martin Shrout, Caterer: Bella …

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