Caswell Sculpture Garden Wedding

Before I get started on how lovely this Caswell Sculpture Garden wedding was, let me clarify that this was actually a vow renewal. Whaaaat?! I know, right?! In fact, the couple have been together for 20 years. Whaaaat?! I know, right?! Are they even old enough for that to be true?! Haha. They eloped in Vegas many moons and two kids ago, but always dreamed of one day having a proper wedding celebration, complete with a pouffy princess dress. And, that they finally did!

Caswell Sculpture Garden Wedding

This was the first time I’ve worked at Caswell Sculpture Garden. Well, unless you count the week before when I did an engagement style photo shoot for the couple there! And, it is such a romantic and beautiful venue. Truly a hidden gem in Troutdale, which is just a short drive from the Portland area.

The property is owned by a bronze sculptor, and his detailed work (mostly depicting wildlife and free spirited children) is scattered throughout the garden. There is a large pond with a rowboat, that is framed by a beautiful circular stone archway, and is the perfect choice for a ceremony backdrop. In fact, the pond is home to plenty of living wildlife as well! I saw ducks and heron, and even an otter was swimming around.

A Garden Wedding Venue With It All

Seriously, this venue has it all. Not only do they have beautiful grounds and a great ceremony backdrop, but they’ve thought out all the other essential details as well. There is a very nice getting ready suite for both the guys and the gals. The bridal suite even has a row of individual hair and makeup vanities to accommodate several bridesmaids at once! In addition, there is a large tent on the premises for the reception, or as a rain plan, and there is even a separate covered bar area. It’s just perfect!

The Caswell Sculpture Garden Wedding Vendors:

Venue – Caswell Sculpture Garden

Florals & Event Design – Indigo Event Design

Wedding Dress Boutique – Blue Sky Bridal

Hair Stylist – Savanna Kerr

Catering – Big Boned Events & Catering

emerald green wedding shoes sit on a rock in the foreground and a wedding dress hangs in the background
a bronze sculpture of a squirrel
a bride puts on makeup before her wedding
a mom helps the bride into her wedding dress
a groom and his 2 sons take a look at mom in her wedding dress for the first time
a bride and groom on their wedding day
sunflowers and babys breath in rum bottles, line the tables at a reception
a bride and groom stand in front of the stone arch during their wedding ceremony at caswell sculpture garden
a bride gives a sweet look during her wedding ceremony
the groom pulls out a very long piece of paper with his vows in front of the stone arch during their wedding ceremony
a groom during their wedding ceremony
a bronze bird sculpture looks over the  wedding ceremony at caswell sculpture garden
the gate opens up to a wedding ceremony
a bride and groom embrace by the pond
a bronze sea otter sculpture is in the foreground with a bride and groom embracing by the pond in the background
a bride and groom in a rowboat can be seen through the stone arch
a bride and groom under the stone arch
a bride and two men create a human pyramid under the stone arch


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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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