Vineyard Engagement Session - Andrea & Daniel

These two were so much fun to work with. Andrea is a super talented event planner, and owner of Wandera Weddings. I have had the privilege of getting to photograph many of her super fun, gorgeously decorated events though the years. She always looks adorable, and every event she does looks amazing, so I knew photographing her engagement photos would be no different. Andrea and Daniel love wine, and are even members at Stoller Vineyards. So naturally, it was fitting to shoot their engagement photos at a vineyard, with some wine in hand. Andrea planned out an entire little picnic setup, complete with cheese boards and a charcuterie spread. Wine was sipped, kisses were shared, and a whole lot of love was captured. Love these two so much!

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Featured on A Paper Proposal

Tracey & Mike are two of the sweetest, kindest, most genuinely beautiful people -- inside and out. Today I am thrilled to announce that their scenic Columbia River Gorge engagement session is being featured by A Paper Proposal
Click the link to see the full feature >> here.

A big thank you to the editors at A Paper Proposal for choosing to publish my work! I feel so honored and thrilled to have had my work chosen. :)

 
 

Portland Waterfront Park & Cathedral Park Engagement Session

The sudden blooming of Portland's cherry blossoms are always such a splendid sight to see. One day it still feels like winter, and then the next, all around the city hundreds of delicate, pastel pink blossoms sprout out to bring life and beauty to the city. Sokhorn and Jay timed their engagement session with the blooming of the cherry blossoms along the Tom McCall Waterfront Park in Portland. We started their session, beneath the soft petals that matched Sokhorn's pink tulle dress so well. Then later on, we transitioned their session to Cathedral Park to capture some portraits underneath the St. John's Bridge and it's iconic weeping willow tree. Engagement sessions like this remind me why I love living in Portland so much. Such breath-taking natural beauty, and with a couple this sweet and in love, it's no wonder their photos turned out so stunning.

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Columbia River Gorge Engagement - Tracey & Mike

Tracey & Mike are like one of those too-adorable-to-be-real couples. They're sweet and kind, generous, loving to everyone they meet, and all-around beautiful people --- inside and out. Meeting them is like a comforting reminder that there are still wonderful people in this world, and it makes you thankful to have them as friends. I first met Tracey when we were volunteering for a homeless outreach event in downtown Portland. Her bright and genuine smile was so welcoming it made me immediately want to be her friend. When she started dating Mike, we just knew that he was "the one." He is the perfect match to her kindness and generosity. And sure enough, after a while, Mike proposed --- and the rest is history. We took these two out to the Columbia River Gorge for some scenic engagement photos. The water was low and the greenery was lush. Tracy & Mike were daring enough to dip their toes in the water, which made for some gorgeous river-side portraits. They even brought along their sweet little dog, Bennett, to pose for some photos too. These two were meant to be, and we are so happy that they found each other. 

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