Andrew and Steven’s Castaway Portland wedding was off the charts. Spending time with Andrew and Steven is like eating Salt and Straw ice-cream and drinking the most incredible coffee and champagne. Conversation flows so effortlessly and laughs never stop. We enjoyed several glasses of wine with them over Skype and dinner in Portland and when it came time to shoot their wedding we felt like we were long-time friends. 

Andrew and Steven met randomly at a bowling alley almost 6 years ago and have been inseparable ever since. They got engaged on a rooftop in Provincetown, MA last August 2015 and decided to get married in Portland. Steven was born in Portland and grew up in the area, his grandmother lives here and is an important part of their lives and they wanted a destination wedding that still had meaning. They are both architects living in Washington DC with a simple contemporary yet classic style. They know exactly what they want. 

They picked one of the best venues in Portland: Castaway Portland. Built in 1929, Castaway was home to the makers of yellow strand rope used in the original Portland Street Car. It was later used as a smelting and refining warehouse. The views of the bridges and night lights are epic. The perfect spot for Andrew and Steven’s wedding theme: FUN! 

Creative Portrait of Groom and Groom at their Castaway Portland Wedding Groom and Groom getting ready for their Castaway Portland Wedding in their hotel in a shower Groomsmen getting ready for a Castaway Portland Wedding with Andrew and Steven Best Portland Wedding Photographers Jos and Tree getting down and dirty while photographing a same sex wedding at Castaway Portland Creative Portrait of two grooms getting married at Castaway Portland Fun candid photo of groomsmen on their way to a Castaway Portland wedding Creative portrait of two grooms at their Castaway Portland Wedding Grooms walking into their Castaway Portland wedding ceremony Same sex wedding ceremony at Castaway Portland under a big tent Grooms walking hand and hand during their Castaway Portland wedding Friends and family dancing on the floor at Castaway Portland Grooms laughing and holding each other during their Castaway Portland wedding reception.

Photographers: Jos & Tree | Creative Lighting Assistant: Mary Moore | Caterer: Food in Bloom  
Getting Ready Venue: The Sentinel Hotel | Wedding Venue – Castaway Portland
Plants and Flowers – Pomarius Nursery | DJ – DJ DMoeFunk
Tuxedos – Vera Wang | Grooms Lady Dresses – AMSALE
Groomsmen Suits – Kenneth Cole

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