lifestyle photography

adventure calls you

lifestyle engagement

exploring what you love to do together

day after session

sailing along the Amalfi Coast

adventure elopement

an intimate journey together

what is an adventure session?

Let’s explore the full personality of your relationship using a blend of creative photojournalism, experiential portraiture, and landscape photography. This approach captures a cinematic natural feeling and stands the test of time. Adventure sessions can be as brief as a few hours or as elaborate as going on a trip across seas. Our intent is to embrace your experience while capturing the fullness of its feeling and full visual story. The session is a commitment of a later afternoon and early evening.  The afternoon lifestyle shoot involves a full exploration of natural light and backdrops while the evening shoot explores our off-camera lighting for an exciting set of creatively lit shots.  This is a great time for getting to know us, having fun, and capturing some great photo inspiration for your wedding or family. This is a very exciting and meaningful session that produces our signature style.  Bring a variety of outfits.

surprise 
proposal

There is nothing like the moment of a proposal. Butterflies are everywhere. From the person proposing, the photographer(s), and of course the person being proposed to! It’s real, unpredictable and alive. We are here to listen and help brainstorm a plan that reflects the most authentic experience. We’ve disguised ourselves as nature photographers or random photo enthusiasts then invisibly turned to capture some of the most powerful moments of our career. Its magic!

lifestyle 

engagement

What reflects the best version of your relationship? Do you like hiking? Sailing with friends? Enjoying coffee over a timeless conversation? We will go where you go, and capture the magic.

intimate
elopements

There is no other story better than your own. Intimacy has its own timing. Some are the best when traveling to faraway places, others are best within the simple spaces of your own city. Quality time can open unknown paths. We are here to help you find those spaces, and capture it.

day after 

wedding

Taking quality time after your wedding to capture creative photos takes the pressure off on your wedding day. These photos can capture an extended celebration with your friends and family as well as those epic intimate sunset photographs.

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recent adventure sessions

Alderbrook Elopement – Val & Paul

Alderbrook Elopement – Val & Paul

Valerie and Paul were originally scheduled to have a 200+ guest wedding at Timberline Lodge atop Mt Hood on August 29th, 2020. Timberline is one of our favorite places to photograph weddings but as everyone knows COVID-19 brought the world to a screeching halt!  What...

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Lisa & Jarred – Maternity Photos

Lisa & Jarred – Maternity Photos

We feel so lucky to see life evolve with the couples we get to know. From adventurous lifestyle excursions, weddings, maternity photos, and more our passion is to tell stories. Becoming "life photographers" is the best. This past week we were invited by Lisa and...

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Chesapeake Bay Elopement – Laura & GM

Chesapeake Bay Elopement – Laura & GM

We met Laura and GM when Laura attended our EVOLVE workshop for wedding photographers in Portland. Laura is a wedding photographer in Maryland and we adore everything about her. Over the course of many conversations, stories, and jokes we developed a bond that grew...

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Portland Elopement – Daidri & Michael

Portland Elopement – Daidri & Michael

If you're looking for a fun and easy Portland elopement, check out the surrounding areas in downtown near the Multnomah County Courthouse. Portland is full of entertainment and everything is in walking distance or easily accessible by an Uber or Lyft. Daidri and...

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Cathedral Park Elopement – Bündchen & Bond

Cathedral Park Elopement – Bündchen & Bond

Bündchen and Bond are as spontaneous and spunky as they come. These two jumped right into a fun Cathedral Park Elopement with family and friends at one of Portland's most inspiring and beloved outdoor wedding venues: Cathedral Park. This park is perfect for small...

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Emily & Travis – Lost Lake, Oregon

Emily & Travis – Lost Lake, Oregon

Lost Lake is a hidden jewel for a romantic getaway. It's an incredibly gorgeous seasonal alpine lake spanning about 79 acres near Santiam Pass Highway. No motorized boats allowed making for tranquil waters. Every time we visit Lost Lake we experience a deep sense of...

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