October 23, 2019

The easiest way to answer this question is when there is glowy light! What is glowy light? Glowy light is light which flatters. This type of light happens usually earlier in the morning ( just after sunrise) or during golden hour (hour to 2 hours before sunset). 

So why...

October 16, 2019

I met this couple individually (and before they started dating) through my previous day job. He was my mentor, my teacher. And because I worked in a quieter/smaller office, there were days where we just got to chat about life, our past, our pets, faith, and more! I rem...

October 9, 2019

Had a blast celebrating with these two lovely ladies! Some time ago when they visited Florence, one fell in love with the small town, the quaint gazebo and shops on Bay St. Since then she has been planning the decorations and details of their wedding. They encorporated...

October 2, 2019

March: I second shot a wedding where details were part of my role to capture. As the couple were getting ready in a hotel, there weren't a lot of options to set up details for photos. I shot a majority of the detail photos in the elevator as I liked the wood planking f...

September 26, 2019

This was my first Romanian wedding. It was a great learning experience as there are several differences between most of the weddings I've shot and a Romanian wedding. First thing to know is that the ceremony is much more ceremonial. There are several mini speeches inte...

September 19, 2019

During the toasts, the bride's daughter (age 14) shared the story of the proposal. After the groom asked the bride to marry him, he asked her to be his daughter. She explained what a special moment that was for her and her mom as she hadn't had a father figure. Later,...

September 13, 2019

I love engagement shoots! They are awesome time to meet my couples and really get to see them interact. Sometimes this is my first in-person meeting with them. The engagement session does a lot to inform me as their photographer. It tells me about their interpersonal r...

September 4, 2019

This sweet couple met through Ok Cupid. After a year of dating, they moved in together and a couple months later, he proposed! They visited the Oregon coast on a vacation and determined it to be the perfect place to get married. Surrounded by family, glorious weather a...

September 2, 2019

 This celebration was full of love and family. It started with a family dinner of barbeque followed by a small ceremony on the lawn, and finally pictures on the beach mere feet from the back lawn. Loved doing these pictures during sunset and seeing this couple laughing...

August 21, 2019

These two grew up in the same area, traveled the world solo before reconnecting and becoming a couple. As a couple they traveled even more before settling in Bend. During their travels, they even lived in their car, Gary, for about 3 months. Now there is a test of a re...

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