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November 3, 2018 at Al’s Wilsonville 11am-4pm

November 4, 2018 at Al’s Woodburn 11am-4pm

November 10, 2018 at Al’s Sherwood 10am-4pm

November 17, 2018 at Al’s Gresham 10am-4pm

 

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Al’s Garden Center – Sherwood 16920 SW Roy Rogers Rd Sherwood, OR

Al’s Garden Center – Wilsonville 27755 SW Parkway Ave Wilsonville, OR

Al’s Garden Center – Woodburn 1220 N Pacific Hwy Woodburn, OR

Al’s Garden Center – Gresham 7505 SE Hogan Rd Gresham, OR

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October 13th, 2018 at Al’s Sherwood 11am-4pm

October 14th, 2018 at Al’s Wilsonville 11am-4pm

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*Online proof gallery

*Your choice of 1 digital image & printing rights

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**Additional images can be purchased after the session

**Pets welcome! 

**2 adults max

**5 people max

**Book 2 sessions back to back to accommodate more than 5 people

Al’s Garden Center – Sherwood 16920 SW Roy Rogers Rd Sherwood, OR

Al’s Garden Center – Wilsonville 27755 SW Parkway Ave Wilsonville, OR

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Who has missed my blog posts?!  Anyone??  If so, leave me a comment and let me know you still want to see content!  I’m still here and shooting all the weddings, just focused a bit more time to other media areas the past few months… but I’m back to catch up!  So be ready for a wave of wedding awesomeness, it’s been a great year, and it’s not over yet!  This year my season goes through December, what?!

First up we have my dear friends Gretchen and Michael.  They were married at one of my favorite places in Oregon… Lost Lake Resort and Campground, up on Mt Hood near Hood River.  It’s such a beautiful and magical place.  I met Gretchen shortly after I moved to Portland, when I did some work for Urbaca Salon, and she’s been my friend and hair artist ever since!  If you need a great salon, check out Urbaca!  I’m in love with these images, and so happy for these two.  Enjoy!

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I think Melissa & Shaun had the best weather of 2017 so far, with their gorgeous wedding at the Oregon coast.  Seriously, the day was beautiful.  Not too cold, so sunny, with blue skies and fluffy clouds.  And they looked pretty amazing themselves!  We started at Ecola State Park for their first look and a few portraits.  Melissa’s parents were there to help, and encourage crossing safety barriers and such lol:) There was so much laughter, it was great!  Then we headed to the other end of Cannon Beach for the ceremony on Tolovana Beach Wayside.  Closer to the water it was actually freezing, so I arrived to all the guests huddled together for warmth.  It was adorable.  Finally, after the ceremony everyone headed over to Morris Fireside for an intimate dinner reception in their cozy fireplace room.  Congrats you two!!!

 

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I met Brittany and Nick for the first time on their wedding day, but I knew right away that I was going to love working with them!  First of all, anyone who chooses McMenamins Kennedy School for their wedding venue automatically gets a thumbs up from me!  They were both so cheerful and friendly as soon as we met, and I was over the moon ogling over all of Brittany’s art deco details.  When she pulled out her perfume for the day, an egg shaped bottle with gold details, that perfectly fit the look of everything else, I was told that it wasn’t just a theme for the wedding day, but that this style is just who Brittany is through and through:) They had a small private ceremony in the courtyard and then tons of guests started arriving for the party.  And a party it was!  I’ll just let the photos speak for themselves:) Best wishes you two!

 

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Ceremony and Reception Venue – McMenamins Kennedy School

Catering – McMenamins Kennedy School

Cake – Rosy Cakes

Florist – Flowers by Nancy Joslin

Wedding Dress – David’s Bridal

Hair/Make-up – Lauren Olson

Photography – Crystal Genes Photography 

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