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Elopement at Bridal Veil Falls

Elopements

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This was such a magical early morning elopement at Bridal Veil Falls. This adorable couple lives in NYC and dreamed of an intimate waterfall ceremony. With a little research, they were drawn to Bridal Veil Falls, and the plan was made! They originally planned to get married on their 10 year anniversary of dating, but […]

Wedding On Wheels – Oregon Elopement Ideas

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Are you looking for Oregon elopement ideas? Have you considered a wedding on wheels? Read on to learn more about this cute idea! Wedding on Wheels – Oregon Elopement Ideas What is Wedding on Wheels? This fun idea was born near the start of the pandemic. Couples were forced to change their wedding plans last […]

Portland Wedding Photographer, Crystal Genes Photography, Featured on Wedding Chicks

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If you’re just tuning in to my blog, Hi! I’m a Portland wedding photographer, Crystal Genes Photography, and one of my favorite shoots of the year was just featured on Wedding Chicks! A couple of months ago, a huge team of talented wedding creatives gathered forces at the Oregon Coast, for this beautiful French-blue-and-red inspired […]

Bride and groom portrait along the columbia river in hood river, holding presentation style bouquet

Elopement at Lodge 902 in Hood River

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This sweet elopement at Lodge 902 in Hood River was a fantastic kick-off to my 2021 wedding season! I had never worked at this location before, but Lodge 902 is a new favorite! Elopement at Lodge 902 in Hood River Like many engaged couples these days, these two had plans for a big 2020 wedding. […]

teardrop trailer pop-up elopement

Oregon Teardrop Trailer Pop-up Elopement

Elopements

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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 […]

Latourell Falls Micro Wedding Elopement

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Wow.  Wow wow wow.   This couple wanted amazing images of their Latourell Falls micro wedding elopement, even if that meant jumping in, which we all practically did!   The heavy rains and snowmelt combined with extremely windy conditions. Neither of which are very unusual, but it definitely made the falls unpredictable! You never knew when […]

Elopement at Lost Lake Resort

Elopements

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It was such a hot and beautiful day when we drove up to Mt Hood and wound our way through orchard after orchard to get to Lost Lake Resort for Beth & John’s Wedding Elopement.   I arrived a little early and scouted the grounds for a pretty place for their ceremony to take place. […]

a bride holds a purple and lavender bouquet and sits on a moss covered tree log in the forest kissing her groom

A Magical Elopement in the Forest at Wallace Falls State Park

Elopements

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These two had a magical elopement in the forest at Wallace Falls State Park. The park is in Gold Bar, Washington,  just a bit north of Seattle.  About a year before their elopement, I took photos of them for their 3 year anniversary of dating. Although they were engaged at that time, they only had […]

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