Weddings

Natalie and Nick’s Wedding at The Foundry at Lake Oswego

Portland Wedding Photographer - August 11, 2017
The Foundry at Lake Oswego wedding

What a lovely and fun wedding at The Foundry at Lake Oswego! The air was filled with cottonwood which made the whole portrait session feel like snow fall in the summer! Natalie wore a lovely dress that looked amazing on her, and Nick had a great suit that was perfect for b&w’s – a very classic look. While the ladies were getting ready, guys were …

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Kate and Andy’s Wedding at Oaks Park Dance Pavillion

Oaks Park Dance Pavillion Wedding

I have met Kate at Blues dancing and we kept in touch over the years. When she approached me to photograph her wedding, I was very excited. I love photographing weddings for my fellow dance friends, as there is sure to be a great dance performance for the first dance! And Andy and Kate did not disappoint at all! The wedding at Oaks Park Dance …

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Melissa and Surya’s Left Bank Annex Wedding with a Marching Band!

What a unique and fun couple Melissa and Surya are. Even after shooting 500 weddings, I found and experienced a bunch of new, unique things that day! Let’s start with the highlight – bride and groom’s friends secretly hired MarchFourth marching band to come in marching during the wedding at Left Bank Annex, surprising the couple. Marchfourh is an amazing, internationally acknowledged marching band with  20 musicians, …

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Kelley and Jeff’s Snowy Timberline Wedding!

Timberline Lodge Wedding

This is the second snow covered wedding this year for us. Though it was a snow storm outside at Timberline Lodge (ceremony and reception at Raven’s Nest) and Mt Hood only made very few appearances, and here were giant icicles, the couple and their guests had a fantastic time, thanks to wonderful food and service from Timberline Lodge, and great music from Dancehall Days band. The …

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A Snowy Lan Su Chinese Garden Wedding

Portland Wedding Photographer - February 18, 2017

So as we all know – a huge snow storm hit Portland and blanketed the city in 14 inches of snow. That did not stop Cara and Davin from going on with their intimate wedding plans at Lan Su Chinese Gardens. I managed to make it downtown without a lot of trouble, though some sliding around was inevitable. We had a very fun time at …

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Kyla and DeVon’s New Year’s Eve Wedding at Playa Fiesta, Puerto Vallarta

Portland Wedding Photographer - February 14, 2017

We have photographed a Puerto Vallarta wedding at Playa Fiesta, a gorgeous hotel dedicated to weddings run by Lindsay and Adam before, and have been looking forward to returning. The staff and owners do a wonderful job for intimite weddings, and Puerto Vallarta is one of our favorite Mexico wedding destinations. Even though it was a bit rainy on this New Year’s Eve day, Kyla and DeVon …

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Laura and Steve’s Intimate Fall Wedding at Plaza Del Toro

Portland Wedding Photographer - November 24, 2016

We had a great time photographing Laura and Steve’s intimate backyard ceremony, followed by a night of dancing and delicious food at eastside space Plaza del Toro. Friends and family gathered before the ceremony to share drinks and small snacks. Two adorable flower girls started the procession and local musician John Wayland Harr played the guitar as Laura’s mother walked her down the aisle. The …

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May and Elman’s Portland Art Museum Wedding

Portland Wedding Photographer - November 20, 2016

May and Elman had an elegant wedding at one of our favorite wedding venues in town, the Portland Art Museum. It was the kind of wedding you want to relive over and over again. May is Chinese and Elman is Azerbaijani which made for a very eclectic evening with some incredible cultural touches! Before the ceremony, the bride got ready at the Paramount Hotel in Downtown …

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Ayca and Cem’s Beautiful Turkish Wedding at DeLille Cellars

Portland Wedding Photographer - November 18, 2016

We don’t get the chance to photograph Turkish weddings very often, but when we do, they are a definite delight and always such a blast! Ayca and Cem had a beautiful Turkish wedding at DeLille Cellars in Washington, a ten acre winery estate with all the charm to make you fall in love again! Ayca and Cem both went to the same university and department as …

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Beata and Ryan’s Portland Summer Wedding at Hotel Eastlund

Portland Wedding Photographer - November 18, 2016
Hotel Eastlund Wedding

We had such an incredible time photographing Beata and Ryan’s beautiful summer Portland wedding at Hotel Eastlund, a new wedding venue in Northeast Portland. The reception was held in their Cosmopolitan Grand Ballroom, a luxurious space with magnificent, sweeping views of downtown Portland. Everything was so perfectly organized and ran smoothly thanks to wedding planner Jenn Reyes of Awe Productions. The day was chock-full of so many …

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