Sami + Evan | engagement session Sauvie Island

One of the best, most fulfilling things in this world is seeing someone you love deeply find the love of their life. Sami is one of my long-time best friends. We’ve shared amazing times and adventures together as roommates and travel-buddies… backpacking through Europe and Costa Rica, and hiking through the PNW. She’s one of…

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destination wedding photographer portland | Cancun, Mexico

I won’t lie… Destination weddings are my favorite weddings. You might think there’s obvious reasoning behind this, and yes, I do love traveling to exotic lands with sand and sunshine, but that’s not the full story. Take this… my most recent wedding in Cancun, Mexico… as a good example. When the bride and groom decided to…

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Praise in The Oregonian’s 2013 ‘Bride Guide’

If any of you picked up The Oregonian today and thumbed through the special ‘Guide for Brides’ publication, you might have notice my name in there! Let me tell you, it is so incredibly exciting to pick up the paper and see your own name in there… especially in the form of a praise!  …

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‘Engagement – what?’ The Low Down on the Engagement Session.

‘What’s the point of an engagement session’ you ask? You’re not the only one! I’ve had plenty of people wonder that very same thing. Engagement Sessions yield sweet couple photos, yes.  To be down right honest, however, engagement sessions are so much more awesome than ‘just’ some cute cuddly couple photos to hang on the wall.…

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Alishia + Ryan 8-5-12 | Oregon Wedding

Alishia and Ryan are the cutest couple I’ve ever met in my life. I LOVE them! I consider it a privilege to have been a part of their wedding… they are simply wonderful. They are incredibly sweet, warm and welcoming, thoughtful, and kind. Their wedding was a beautiful reflection of them. So much of what makes a…

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A Grand Pat on the Back | Wedding Photography

I absolutely love my work. I love having a view into and being a part of a beautiful, intimate family connection for just a day. It fulfills something in me. And, yes, I’m a total nerd and get teary-eyed alongside the mother of the bride. Honestly, sometimes being a wedding photographer is brutal. Last weekend……

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Destination Wedding Love | Destination Wedding Photography

I just have to say that I absolutely LOVE shooting destination weddings. It just couldn’t get any better with a combination of things I love… traveling, photography & people. I’m pretty much finished with my destination wedding photography this year, but I can’t complain… I got to travel to Jamaica, Mexico twice, and Hawaii! I’m…

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Puerto Penasco, Mexico | Destination Wedding Photography

Once again, I had an incredible time shooting a destination wedding on June 17th… this time in Puerto Penasco, Mexico. Some of what makes photographing weddings most special to me is connecting with the couple and their family. This was a particular highlight for me on this occasion. I ended up staying in the ocean…

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Award Winning Wedding Studio | Wedding Photography

I am once again proud to be part of an award-winning team at Powers Photography Studios! This month, Oregon Bride Magazine awarded the studio ‘Best Photography Studio in Portland 2012’.   I’m happy and proud to be shooting among the top wedding photographers in Portland, Oregon!   Check out the awards here.

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