This is what happens when you invite the people you love to a warm faraway place, surround yourself with them during your wedding ceremony, take them sailing on a catamaran, laugh and eat and drink outside under the wild Hawaiian trees, run for cover once it starts to pour down rain, and dance into the long beautiful night. So much bliss, and color, and tangled green beauty.Read More
I met Tamara and Art at the Hotel Inglaterra, where they would later exchange their vows on the rooftop. Tamara put on her red dress, Louboutin heels, and rose gold jewelry. As we walked up the stairs to the roof, she beamed at me, making for some of my favorite photographs of the day...Read More
On a chilly late-September afternoon, I met Carrie and Daniel at Black Butte Ranch in Central Oregon for their wedding celebration. Black Butte is one of my favorite venues in Oregon, with its wild landscape, lakeside ceremony spot under the birch trees, mountain views, and cozy feel.Read More
"You are enchantingly consuming, and consumingly enchanting."
Sibel's words echo through my mind whenever I look at these photographs. I remember the laughter, the light beams, the thundering water, and the way Sibel and Manuel looked at each other. I can see her dad's tears. Magical mornings like these are to remember forever.Read More
Early one fine summer morning, I met Laura and her adorable puppy at the trailhead for Falls Creek Falls. Andy and their officiant, Anthony, had already started their hike up to the waterfall before she arrived. I helped her fasten the last buttons on her mother's wedding dress, old lace crackling under my fingers as I gently pressed the French buttons into their loops. One last hurrah, one last day of love, one more set of traditions and memories for the lacy gown.Read More