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
"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
In early October, the Columbia River Gorge received record rainfall. A couple of days after it stopped pouring, Daisy and Andy flew up to Portland from California to hold their elopement in Oneonta Gorge, a stunning mossy slot canyon in the thick of the recent deluge. When we met at the trailhead, we were greeted by the loud roar of water--the normal stream had overflowed until it filled the canyon even in the widest section...Read More