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Questions to Ask Your Wedding Photographer

Every one of the vendors you hire for your wedding is important to the overall experience you are going to have. From finding the perfect wedding venue to set the scene and a great caterer to prepare a feast, to a florist who can transform a space and a DJ or band that will keep […]

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June 5, 2020

Engagement Outfit Ideas

Taking engagement photos is often your first opportunity to take professional, romantic photos as a couple. It can be a learning experience — from how to pose, how to work with a photographer and of course, what to wear for engagement photos! Here are some engagement outfit ideas and general guidelines to help you prepare! […]

May 31, 2020

Romantic and Empowering Bridal Editorial

As seen on Style Me Pretty Creating a space and an environment like this romantic and empowering bridal editorial I’m going to share with you, takes a lot of planning and collaboration, but if I can do then so can you! As a Portland Wedding Photographer, I work knowing there are many talented photographers in […]

May 21, 2020

Oregon engagement photos

Getting creative with Oregon engagement photos Emily and Austin are very easy going individuals. They were up for anything, more so during this pandemic. With the mandatory quarantine, we had to reschedule their engagement photos a couple times. Once we knew that Oregon opened up again, we acted fast to get out there and take these […]

March 31, 2020

Wedding photography timeline

Effectively planning your wedding photography timeline is one of the most important pieces of preparation you need to do before your wedding. Without successful planning, wedding days can end up a bit chaotic and stressful, taking away from the overall purpose of the wedding itself — to marry the love of your life with friends […]

March 28, 2020

Heathman Hotel Wedding

Some couples prefer a wedding venue with a sense of sophistication and historical charm. The Heathman Hotel in Portland makes for a perfect quaint, yet romantic Portland wedding venue. Heathman Hotel Wedding The Heathman Hotel first opened in 1927 and is an ideal Portland wedding venue for smaller wedding parties. With an extraordinary library, impressive […]

March 13, 2020

Oregon Film Photographer

Film is Alive You hear that a lot right? Film is alive. I use to wonder what people meant by that and I realized that as an Oregon Wedding Photographer, it’s just one of those things you have to experience in order to understand. Seeing Photography in a complete different light Shooting film photograph as […]

March 6, 2020

Successful wedding collaborations often lead to long-term relationships with vendors and other industry partners. These relationships can help you expand your reach, resulting in wedding referrals that actually book you. Having had my fair share of styled shoots and wedding collaborations, I wanted to share my tips for the most effective business collaborations. Have a […]

February 25, 2020

Also featured in Inspired By This Chyra and Phong’s Columbia River Gorge elopement took place on a semi-private island in Cascade Locks, Oregon. It was a romantic, scenic, late August day, with the couple surrounded by striking mountains and calming rivers. The scenery set the mood for the entire shoot. As evidenced by the photos, […]

January 15, 2020

I was over the moon when I was asked to photograph Erlas and John’s Kauai island wedding! It was filled with so many bright, happy and unforgettable moments. I tell you, this couple has a big heart, with devotion to each other, their families and their church. They’re so family oriented and so much fun […]

November 18, 2019

The HomeStead Oak Glen

A Lovely Day at The HomeStead in Oak Glen Rachael and Sergio’s wedding was held at The HomeStead in Oak Glen, California. Their wedding was filled with love and genuine friendships. What a beautiful day it was! The sun was shining on this Oak Glen wedding venue like a spotlight. Wispy clouds cast light shadows […]