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 […]

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 […]

In case you missed my earlier post, I started a new project this year, called NW Wedding Underground! It’s a website that features favorite wedding venues (like this featured Oregon City outdoor wedding venue, Ainsworth House & Gardens) and vendors around Oregon and beyond. For each shoot, a bunch of awesome vendors come together to decorate […]

Some fun news! I started a new project earlier this year, called NW Wedding Underground, that I’m really excited about! It’s a website dedicated to featuring favorite wedding venues (hence this Victorian Belle Mansion wedding feature) and vendors in the Pacific Northwest. For each feature, a bunch of awesome vendors come together to enhance the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Wow.  Wow wow wow.   This couple wanted amazing images of their Latourell Falls 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 a bucket-full […]

This wedding at Polaris Hall was so colorful and pretty! Polaris Hall is also a concert venue, and I’ve seen many shows there. Not to mention, this venue is like, less than a mile from my house, so that’s a definite plus! This couple was so adorable. There were so many kids included in the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sunflowers & a ski resort gave this summertime wedding on Mt. Hood lots of charm. I love Cooper Spur Mountain Resort, and have had the pleasure of photographing quite a few weddings there. Although it’s a decent size resort and hotel, weddings always feel so intimate there. Maybe it’s because you get the whole entire […]

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 […]

This wedding ceremony aboard the Crystal Dolphin was a highlight of my year! The Crystal Dolphin is part of The Portland Spirit fleet, which everyone in Portland should be familiar with! The Portland Spirit is the sightseeing/brunch/dinner/sunset/party/dance cruise ship that travels up and down the Willamette year round! I’m actually surprised I’ve lived here for […]

I adored this Brush Prairie backyard wedding! I mean, if you have access to a beautiful piece of private property, why NOT have a backyard wedding?! Plus, this wedding included purple as a main color, and we should all know that purple is my favorite color! Brush Prairie Backyard Wedding I met this fun couple […]

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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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