Moab Elopement – Abby & Bruno

Moab Elopement – Abby & Bruno

Abby and Bruno drove from Virginia to Utah for an epic Moab elopement and a mind-blowing adventure. The first part of their road trip expedition spanned over 5 days and met us in Arches National Park.  We were to meet them early morning at 4:45 am for an intimate sunrise ceremony surrounded by a red-rock wonderland. At that hour it feels like you are on the moon, under an infinite sky with twinkling stars, a gentle breeze, and what felt like loud silence at the bottom of the ocean. Arches is...

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Oregon Coast Elopement – Crystal & Phillip

Oregon Coast Elopement – Crystal & Phillip

Crystal and Phillips Oregon Coast elopement at Ecola State Park on Indian Beach was a sunny day surrounded by many rainy dark days before and after their wedding. Tree and I have been pinching ourselves because somehow "wedding magic" shows up on most of the weddings we've been honored to photograph. Perhaps it's our rule to fully embrace whatever we are given and photograph the light and mood to its fullest however it turns out. Our motto is to love every moment, no matter what! It always...

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Portland Elopement – Katherine & Stefan

Portland Elopement – Katherine & Stefan

Katherine and Stefan originally planned a big Portland wedding at Wonser Woods Estate. Everything was coming together smoothly, then COVID-19 hit and everything came to a halt. The Corona Virus was a nightmare with so many unknowns causing them extreme anxiety. They were devastated to have to cancel their joyous occasion. After many talks over the phone, we assured them if we take time to brainstorm ideas together we might be able to redesign their wedding into something great. By planning a...

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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 to do? Originally Val and Paul were going to cancel everything and put things on an unknown hold. They were not interested in postponing and planning another wedding for next year. So difficult! But, the idea of an Alderbrook...

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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 Jarred to the Oregon Coast to celebrate their pregnancy by taking their maternity photos. It was so fun to continue photographing their lives after photographing their wedding at Silcox Hut above Timberline Lodge on Mt Hood back in...

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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 into having us photograph their Chesapeake Bay Elopement. Understanding photography, Laura wanted to build a strong relationship with her photographers and have a documentary approach with creative lighting. Laura and GM originally...

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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 Michael enjoyed a lovely Portland elopement with 2 best friends at the Multnomah County Courthouse. They got ready at The Nines Hotel and lounged in Urban Farmers Restaurant followed by a walk through the Portland Pioneer Square to the...

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Portland White House – Thyanna & Dylan

Portland White House – Thyanna & Dylan

Having a Portland White House wedding is incredibly intimate and charming. Surrounded by historic architecture, you will love it. It's located in the North East Historic Irvington District. It's the perfect Bed and Breakfast for a wedding couple and family to stay in Luxurious guest rooms and enjoy a few days together. With a Portland White House wedding, guests can enjoy the outside courtyard ceremony, lounging cocktail spaces and banquet dining room downstairs. What's so great about a...

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Sunriver Resort Wedding – Ashley & Steve

Sunriver Resort Wedding – Ashley & Steve

Ashley and Steven were blessed with mild temps and blue sky for their Sunriver Resort wedding. Both Ashley and Steven marvel at the outdoors, especially during wintertime. After seeing the Great Hall in person they decided it was no brainer to have a Sunriver Resort wedding, and that their life together should begin with a long trip to the snowy cascades.   For Ashley, every part of the day was her favorite. She said, “Everything about it was just so incredible and each smaller part had its...

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Best of 2019

Best of 2019

2019 was another year of extensive discovery we never could have anticipated. Everyone we met opened our eyes to new ways of seeing.  Our adventures this year took us through an extraordinary tour of backdrops and cultures. We adventured through Idaho, Wyoming, Montana, Utah, Colorado, Navada, Chicago, London, Germany, Italy, and Bali. From the very special 16 weddings we photographed we took 190,315 images and provided 10,515 finished photographs to our fabulous couples. Our year began with...

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