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This Palm Springs bridal session will go down as one of my favorite of all time. Nick and Shannon had their Palm Springs wedding at The O’Donnell House and I met them the day before for a really fun portrait session all around town. Their wedding celebration started at The Holiday House, where I met […]

Palm Springs Wedding Portraits

Palm Springs bridal portraits before O'Donnell House wedding


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Last Fall I met Marlee and Brandon in the Columbia Gorge for an early morning engagement shoot. Our first choice spot was rainy and cold and crowded, but I had solid intel that if we drove east a bit further it cleared up. Luckily they trusted me to a different location and it totally paid […]

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My favorite indoor Portland wedding venues, because it’s no secret that it rains a lot in Portland. It also can be really beautiful, a lot. But if you’re planning a wedding anytime between October and May the weather will be unpredictable, especially a year in advance when you’re looking for a venue. These venues are […]

5 Best Indoor wedding venues for Portland’s rainy season

Tips for couples

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Hannah and Zak were married over the Summer at Castaway Portland, which is one of my favorite industrial wedding venues in Portland. I love how close it is to downtown and all of the fun city spots nearby for portraits. It’s right next door to Pomarius Nursery and Blockhouse PDX, and only a quick double-decker bus ride […]

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Color Theory Collective is one of the Portland florists I recommend to all of my couples. They create such stunning and modern centerpieces and bouquets, as well as wow worthy installations.  Alyssa is always a step ahead of the rest with trends, and works with color palettes that are unique and unexpected. She studied art […]

In studio with Color Theory Collective | Portland Florist

Portland florist creating artistic centerpiece


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DeLoach Vineyards in Sonoma County was one of the prettiest wineries I’ve been. It was also the most incredible place for an outdoor Spring wedding. The grounds are covered in beautiful gardens, overflowing with roses and lavender.  A dinning area called the grove, lined with farm tables and baby maple trees, which felt like it […]

outdoor dinning grove at DeLoach Vineyards in Sonoma County