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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. […]

a wedding ceremony at oceanside community club overlooking the ocean

Top 17 Most Unique Wedding Venues in Oregon

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This is a list of my top 17 Most Unique Wedding Venues in Oregon and throughout surrounding areas. Whether you are looking for a small intimate venue on the beach or a larger location in the forest to fit the masses, you can find it on this list.  No. 17 – Oceanside Community Club No. […]

bride and groom kiss on the end of a dock at hornings hideout

25 Most Unique Wedding Venues in Portland

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This is a list of my top 25 Most Unique Wedding Venues in Portland and the surrounding areas. Whether you are looking for a small intimate venue or a larger location to fit the masses, you can find it on this list. From a colorful and rustic outdoor venue to a modern warehouse in the […]

Bridal Veil Lakes Wedding

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I finally had a chance to shoot a Bridal Veil Lakes wedding, and it was all I had ever dreamt of, and more! As a devon wedding photographer, I didn’t disappoint them with how the pictures turned up. This is hands down my all time favorite wedding venue in Oregon. It. Is. Gorgeous. Magical. A […]

Wedding at Lost Lake Resort & Campground

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I love this place! This wedding at Lost Lake Resort & Campground was the most laid back, fun and colorful wedding of the year! I’ve been visiting Lost Lake ever since I first moved to Oregon in 2012. Day trips up there is one of my favorite summertime activities. So, I was more than thrilled […]

Wedding at Wind Mountain Ranch

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This wedding at Wind Mountain Ranch was an extra special occasion! When I moved to Portland, the groom had two open rooms in his home that my friend and I rented. We lived there for an entire year. We were there when he got back from his very first date with his now bride. He […]

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 […]

Wedding at Cathedral Park

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This wedding at Cathedral Park was perfect. This couple lives just down the street from Cathedral Park, so it was only fitting that they chose to get married there as well! I like to joke, “you got married under a bridge?!”, but it’s really no joke how beautiful this place is. It is the most […]

Wedding at Coopers Hall

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This wedding at Coopers Hall was a blast! Coopers Hall is such a great urban venue right in central SE Portland. We started the day at Hotel Lucia in downtown Portland. We took some portraits around the Park Blocks, and then headed across the river for the festivities! Coopers Hall is a winery and taproom […]

a bride and groom stand in the sun room at the deepwood estate

Married at Deepwood Estate

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I have wanted to photograph a wedding at this incredible venue for years.  Therefore, when this couple told me they planned to get married at Deepwood Estate, I was ecstatic!  It is now called Deepwood Museum & Gardens, and it is located in Salem, just a short drive from Portland.  It was built in 1894 […]

Leach Botanical Garden Wedding

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You guys!  I still can’t get over how great this Leach Botanical Garden wedding was! This venue is in outer SE Portland and truly a hidden gem.  It was my first time shooting at the venue, and I can’t wait to go back!   I loved all the vibrant color incorporated into this wedding. All […]

Wedding at Ainsworth House & Gardens

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This wedding at Ainsworth House & Gardens was a dream. This venue is definitely one of my favorites in the city. It’s actually located in Oregon City, but it’s so close to Portland, you can barely tell the difference. It’s a historic home in a neighborhood, but it’s surrounded by such lush landscaping, that you […]

Snowy Timberline Lodge Wedding

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I hadn’t known these two terribly long when they first booked me for their wedding, but they have since become some of my favorite people and best friends in Portland. I was so excited for their winter wonderland snowy Timberline Lodge wedding on Mt. Hood.  (At least I had been hoping there would be snow… and […]

Youngberg Hill Wedding

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I first met this cute couple (and their pup Sadie) over Skype. It was nighttime here in Portland. They were having their first coffee of the morning in their living room in Singapore.  These two were the cutest and I wanted to be their friend!  They were planning a Youngberg Hill wedding. I loved all […]

a bride and groom look in opposite directions standing under giant forest trees in the sunshine

Wedding at Loloma Lodge on the McKenzie River

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Here’s an amazing woodsy outdoor wedding at Loloma Lodge on the McKenzie River!  I loved this couple and this venue.  They incorporated so many fun and colorful details, and they even added a few Hawaiian traditions as well. Wedding at Loloma Lodge The Loloma Lodge is tucked back in the woods along the McKenzie River […]

a bride and groom stand in front of a wedding arbor is hung with torn pieces of cloth in orange red peach and turquoise

Colorful Wedding at Cooper Spur Mountain Resort

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This colorful wedding at Cooper Spur Mountain resort was truly a beautiful event. This wedding took place outdoors. Artistic floral arrangements, vintage attire, and Bright colors decorated the ceremony. This outdoor event took place by a log cabin, overlooking large trees and a lively bed of grass. The reception included games, dancing, and lots of […]

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