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 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.  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

Daidri & Michael – Portland

Daidri & Michael – Portland

If you're looking for a fun and easy way to get married in Portland, 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....

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Emily & Travis – Lost Lake

Emily & Travis – Lost Lake

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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Francis & Greg – Portland

Francis & Greg – Portland

Francis and Greg know how to play and are willing to dive into any situation and make it their own. This chemistry to "invent" within their relationship is absolutely genius and beautiful. It really doesn't matter where they are, they just make magic happen. When we...

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Ava & Michael – Chicago

Ava & Michael – Chicago

Exploring a date with Ava and Michael while adventuring along the Chicago River Walk. A beautiful June day together enjoying the magnificent backdrop of the historical cityscape of Chicago. The river walk offers wonderful architecture to explore with photography....

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Chris & Kirstin – Ubud, Bali

Chris & Kirstin – Ubud, Bali

It's not every day you have the opportunity to walk through sacred grounds in Bali and celebrate your engagement. Energetically this is about as unique and meaningful as it gets. We met Chris and Kirstin at our beloved TWO MANN Alumni Reunion retreat and immediately...

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Karina & Christopher – Gorge

Karina & Christopher – Gorge

Inviting Karina and Christopher on an "adventure engagement date" in the Columbia Gorge was the perfect way to begin our journey. We wandered along gorgeous waterfalls and cliffs and strolled along the wide-open Columbia Gorge sandy banks. Luck was on our side with...

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