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Wedding at Weddings on the Hill

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I found myself photographing another wedding at Weddings on the Hill last weekend. If you’ve followed my blog for long, you’ll know that Weddings on the Hill is one of my favorite venues in the Portland area! It’s actually in West Linn, but that’s close enough. I love how I can photograph multiple weddings at […]

Get Married in West Linn

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Wondering if you should get married in West Linn? This past weekend I had the chance to shoot another wedding at one of my favorite venues, Weddings On The Hill. It’s located in West Linn, which is just a bit south of Portland, and directly south of Lake Oswego. It is such a cute little […]

Best Wedding at The Troutdale House

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Although this was my first time photographing at this venue, I have to say I think it was the best wedding at The Troutdale House there could have been! I loved everything about this wedding venue! Not only that, I loved everything about this couple! The bride’s sister was actually my office intern a couple […]

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 […]

The Evergreen & Voysey Wedding

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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 […]

Abigail’s Hideaway Wedding at The Duniway Hotel

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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 […]

Oregon City Outdoor Wedding Venue

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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 […]

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Victorian Belle Mansion Wedding Feature

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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 […]

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 […]

Wedding at Polaris Hall

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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 […]

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 […]

Sunflowers & A Ski Resort

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Caswell Sculpture Garden Wedding

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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 […]

Raven’s Nest Wedding

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Last weekend I photographed a lovely Raven’s Nest Wedding at Timberline Lodge on Mt. Hood. It was a gorgeous sunny and warm day, but just because it’s June doesn’t mean Summer! Just a couple of days ago it snowed at Timberline. What?! I have so enjoyed working with this adorable couple, and I’m excited to […]

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 […]

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