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It has taken me FOREVER to blog this session, but only because I love it so much. I knew it would have to be a doozy if I was going to do it justice! Hannah and Zak really wanted some adventure photos for their Columbia Gorge engagement session. Luckily they totally trusted me to find […]

Columbia Gorge Engagements: Hannah + Zak

Adventure Session

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Sarah and Andrew hosted a wedding celebration that gave a whole new meaning to church wedding and backyard reception, in my eyes. Their modern Portland wedding is definitely in my top five favorites of all time. They had their ceremony at First Unitarian Church in downtown Portland. The church is a really beautiful, simple space […]

Portland Wedding

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You know the old label ‘the one who got away’ we use for lovers we never got closure with? I feel like that can apply to friends as well. Those gems of people who we’re really close to and love dearly for a season. Then for whatever reason we lose touch with them, but wish […]

Lauren + Eric: Vail, Colorado Adventure Session

Adventure Session

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.Holy crap 2017 was a doozy! The year had a lot of super high, highs… countered with some super low, lows. But moving into this new year I’m concentrating on the positive. And I’m pretty sure this post will show you, there was a hell of a lot of positive! I had the honor of […]

Year In Review

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This is the second half to the snow day I blogged a long while. A comfy sweater and coffee filled in home session. It is finally my slow season and my new website is done (hooray). So now I actually have a minute to catch up on blogging…or at least attempt to! Sara and Justin […]

Sara + Justin: Snow Day in Portland // Couples in home session

couples session

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I am nowhere near ready for Summer to be over, not even a little bit. However, I know all you Autumn brides are pulling your final weddings details together right now, so it felt like a good time to share this with you. Proof that you can have a beautiful, lush and romantic Fall wedding […]

Wedding Inspiration

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Kate Ames is a wedding and elopement photographer based in Portland, Oregon and traveling often for destination weddings. Specializing in modern and romantic portraits and working with adventurous and creative couples.

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