Janessa & Charles - Wedding - Riverview Restaurant, Troutdale, Oregon

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I loved this wedding on a lot of levels. Janessa & Charles (aka Chuck) are fellow ex-pats of Chicago that now live in Portland. Janessa & I both worked in the wedding industry in Chicago, but I hadn't officially met her or Chuck, a former wedding photographer himself, until here in Portland. Now they feel like old friends. Janessa owned her own floral business in Chicago, which you can probably tell from the amazing florals she had courtesy of Botanica Floral Design

Just a beautiful wedding of two terrific people on a perfectly PNW crisp fall day.

Valerie & William - Wedding - The Colony, Portland, Oregon

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Valerie & William's wedding was right up my alley... a super sweet & funny couple, mid-century furnishings. vintage trailers, and portraits at Cathedral Park under the coolest bridge in Portland (St, Johns Bridge). 

Venue: The Colony, St Johns

Anna & Enrique - Wedding - Gordon Lodge, Door County, Wisconsin

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We had a really dry summer last year in Portland. However, Anna & Enrique's gorgeous wedding at Gordon Lodge in Door County, Wisconsin brought the Pacific Northwest vibes. Moss, evergreens & cool, overcast weather (my favorite). Ceremony at Stella Maris Catholic Church.

Special kudos for one of the best choreographed first dances I've seen... such an amazingly sweet couple.

Mary & Derek - Wedding - Meydenbauer Yacht Club, Bellevue, Washington

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One thing I love about documenting weddings is the range of emotions that I get to capture. Tear up, when it's time to tear up... then tear it up, when it's time to tear it up. These two did just that & they also couldn't be sweeter.

Ceremony at St. Margarets Episcopal Church. Reception at Meydenbauer Yacht Club, Bellevue, Washington.

Diana & Trevor - Wedding - Laurelhurst Club - Portland, Oregon

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Not only are Diana & Trevor sweet & laid back people, they are also both talented photographers. It's always a bit of an extra honor for fellow photographers to entrust me to document their big day. Their beautiful wedding was at  The Laurelhurst Club in Portland, Oregon. One thing that's amazing about Portland is how many gorgeous parks there are scattered around the city. You don't have to travel far for picturesque backdrops.

Great working with wedding planner, Rose & Stone on this wedding.