This intimate ceremony at Weddings On The Hill in West Linn was so great! Like many other couples who were engaged to be married this year, these two had to make quite a few changes due to the pandemic. One of those changes was choosing an entirely new venue! This was my first time working […]

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Today’s the big day – we have a winner of my free wedding photography giveaway! While there were some lovely entries to choose from, one stood out among the rest. This fun couple painted a very detailed picture for me of not only their wedding day plans and ideas, but of each of their personalities, […]

I love these engagement photos taken at Lewis & Clark College. I have always wanted to photograph there, but it’s just never worked out until now! The groom grew up in the neighborhood and growing up spent lots of time on and around the campus. These two live in LA and were visiting Oregon only […]

I love Mt Tabor Engagement Photos. Mt. Tabor is such a beautiful location. The hardest part is always choosing which part of the park to use. I think this area would have to be my favorite. As someone who loves working with sunshine, especially sunshine filled trees, I admit a lot of Mt. Tabor is […]

This Cornelius Pass Roadhouse Octagonal Barn Wedding included a surprise visit from a Stormtrooper! This was the last wedding I photographed before COVID19 took over the world. In fact, it took place just two days before McMenamins canceled all events and temporarily closed their properties. Phew! That was a close one for this couple! These […]

These Caswell Sculpture Garden Engagement Photos were so much fun to create! The sculpture garden is not only a great venue for a wedding, but it’s a beautiful location for any kind of portrait session as well! And it’s only a short distance to the Sandy River, which is another great photo location. The sculpture […]

Every year I spend at least one evening taking Spring Family Photos at Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden. Such a pretty and colorful city park! Unfortunately this year, the pandemic canceled Spring photos all together. However, I realized I never shared these images from last year’s mini session event. So, here you go! My mini session […]

These two were set to be married last week, but unfortunately the pandemic had other plans. Nearly every wedding I had on the books for this year has been rescheduled for next year. I’m certainly going to miss photographing those pretty Lace Flower Girl Dresses. My heart goes out to all the couples trying to […]

This colorful Oregon Teardrop Trailer Pop-up Elopement styled shoot was so much fun to plan and photograph! Such cheerful summer colors and a free-spirited style that will have anyone begging for a fun road trip. This shoot was a special feature for NW Wedding Underground. AND! This shoot was recently featured on The Oregonian Oregon […]

This photo shoot was full of pantone blue celestial Wedding Inspiration at Urban Studio in Downtown Portland. A fabulous team of vendors came together to create this look for NW Wedding Underground! NwWU is a website I started last year to help couples find awesome venues and vendors in the area. Pantone Blue Celestial Wedding […]

ANNOUNCEMENT : DEADLINE FOR ENTRY EXTENDED THROUGH JUNE 30, 2020! I haven’t hosted a free wedding photography giveaway since I moved to Portland way back when (9 years ago!). I’ve been wanting to do it again for a while now. I decided there’s no better time than today to plan another one! There’s a pandemic. […]

Do you know about NW Wedding Underground? It’s a project that I started last year that features the best wedding venues and vendors around (like this one featuring The Evergreen & Voysey Wedding inspiration)! For each feature, a team of vendors get together to decorate the venue and show off what they do best. Photos and […]

Last month I got to photograph a beautiful winter wedding at River’s Edge & Rosswood in SW Portland. Lots of red and green of course, and the couple included their two adorable dogs, which is always a fun time! These two love dogs, and stopped to pet every dog that passed by when we were […]

I loved photographing this Abigail’s Hideaway Wedding at The Duniway Hotel for the project that I started called NW Wedding Underground. NW Wedding Underground is a website that features favorite wedding venues and vendors in the Portland area and beyond. For each venue I feature, a bunch of talented vendors come together to beautify the space […]

Last week I got to photograph a company Christmas holiday party at Saint Irene’s, and it was so much fun! They had one of the best white elephant gift exchanges I’ve ever seen. Santa was there! Food, and drinks, and holiday lights! I love a good Christmas party. Holiday Party at Saint Irene’s Saint Irene’s […]

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Hello! I'm a wedding and portrait photographer based in Portland, Oregon.  I create colorful and timeless images for couples and families.  Enjoy looking around, and please send me a message, I'd love to hear from you!

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