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Wow.  Wow wow wow.  This was my first wedding of 2017 and it couldn’t have been better!  Devyn and Jordan wanted amazing images with Latourell Falls, even if that meant jumping in, which we all practically did!  The heavy rains and snowmelt combined with extremely windy conditions meant that the falls were going to dance, and you couldn’t predict when a bucket-full would come spraying your way.  The guests were all superstars and didn’t let a little mist and cold get them down.  I love brave adventurous clients who are up for anything, even if they get cold and muddy or rip a few layers of dress.  Thanks Devyn & Jordan for trusting me to document your day!

But first, we started out at Shepperd’s Dells Falls for their first look and a few portraits…

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I hadn’t known Cait and Chris terribly long when they first booked me for their wedding, but they have since become some of my favorite people and best friends in Portland, and I have been so excited for their snowy winter wonderland wedding at Timberline Lodge on Mt. Hood.  At least I had been hoping there would be snow… and there was!  It was so pretty!  They were planning a superhero/comic/lego/CMYK themed wedding and we had all been looking forward to seeing how it would all come together.  Here were some of my favorite details :  Cait had her dress custom made by a fabulous designer in Seattle, Wai Ching, and had the CMYK colors incorporated.  She wore earrings made out of clear lego doors and they had a lego cake topper perched on a CMYK dotted cake.  The bridesmaids wore pinup style dresses with CMYK and superhero character colored petticoats.  The bridesmaids designed their own shoes and clutches by covering them with comic book clippings, and wore flowers made from comic books in their hair.  And all the girls had custom made superhero style masks to carry instead of bouquets.  The groomsmen wore ties in corresponding colors and had cufflinks and tie clips to match with the superhero emblems.  The couple collected multi colored mugs and then sandblasted superhero emblems on them for guest favors which turned out so great!  Also, Cait is from Alaska and Chris is from Hawaii, so the snowy location seemed to cover Alaska and the Hawaiian leis and scene behind them during the ceremony covered Hawaii:) Congrats you two, much much love!

 

 

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I’ve been looking forward to working with Beck and Mike for forever!  Their wedding was originally set for last October, but had to be postponed for a family emergency.  They have since decided to elope, just the two of them, so we met in St. Johns Portland area to do an extra long, special wedding style engagement shoot.  I love the style of these two, and it worked perfectly with the historic backdrop of St. Johns and Cathedral Park.  We even found a fun antique car on the street to shoot with!  They are just so cute together!!  Here are a few of my favorite images from our shoot.

 

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I loved this wedding!  Such fun personality and colorful locations and details.  Not to mention this was timed perfectly for capturing a true Portland autumn… the leaves were amazing!  These two and their wedding party stayed overnight at The Jupiter Hotel in Portland Oregon and used that as their getting ready location.  I loved shooting in and around the hotel… there was such a variety of backdrops.  Once everyone was ready we headed to The Laurelhurst Club across from Laurelhurst Park for the wedding ceremony and reception.  Many of JPs family members flew in from Africa to celebrate their special day.  These two are perfect together <3  Enjoy some of my favorite images from the day below…

 

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