Sharmeen and Scott – Wedding at The Sentinel
I love Persian weddings – I have shot quite a few Persian weddings over the years and met Sharmeen at Sadaf adn Reza’s wedding. I was very pleased to hear from her while she was planning her wedding! We had a ton of fun going to Forest Park and doing portraits and also using the art in the city. They had a lovely sofreh at the Sentinel Hotel ballroom. …Continue reading
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Liselle and Edgar’s Portland Art Museum 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 …Continue reading
Nathalie and Michael’s Opal 28 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 …Continue reading
Omer and Joe’s Victorian Belle Wedding
This was a lovely wedding at the Victorian Belle in NE Portland on a very hot summer night! Guests were entertained by a candy bar, and s’mores, and beautiful singing by the flower girl and the ring bearer! It was a pleasure to work at this Victorian Belle wedding with such amazing vendors as Melissa Coe as the officiant and Kevin Venables as the DJ! …Continue reading
Alex and Daniel’s Beautiful Rooftop Wedding at Ecotrust
One of my favorite looks at weddings is the vintage classic look. Though it can be overused term, when done in the elegant and classy way Alex and Daniel with help from Champagne Weddings, it can be a thing of beauty. Alex looked absolutely gorgeous in her dress from Ania Collection and beautiful hair and make up from Blossom and Beauty, and Daniel looked like …Continue reading
Cooper’s Hall is one of Portland’s newest event venues, with an amazing list of wines on tap and beautiful event space. I was lucky enough to attend a PDX Chef event there and was then invited to be part of this wonderful group of professionals. We talked about issues in our industries, met some new fun people, and just had a great time. Food was …Continue reading
Margot and Juan’s Super Fun Venezuelan Wedding at Oregon Golf Club!
In Venezuela, there comes a time in the wedding when all fun breaks loose. La Hora Loca is a party within a party, and to bring a high energy transition to the dance part of the reception from the more traditional first part of the reception! It is a no holds barred party where everybody dances like crazy. Well, this wedding was no different and …Continue reading
Denisse and Craig’s Beautiful Mt Hood Bed and Breakfast Wedding!
I have known Denisse and Craig for years and we have been good friends. I was very excited when she told me they were getting married and was honored to hear they wanted me to be their photographer! Mt Hood Bed and Breakfast is one of my favorite places in Oregon to shoot. Such wonderful view, and owners are great people. They upgraded their property …Continue reading
Photographers and Wedding Vendors – How to Accept Credit Cards and Save Money!
Updated: Pay Pad is now called Control, and is free! I have been using Stripe + Control for over a year and am very happy. I do not have to carry any gizmo – the Control app just scans the card and reads the numbers (does not store the number). As a small business, accepting credit cards is a necessary evil. However, there are ways …Continue reading