November 14, 2018

Final advice from the officiant: "Don't go to bed angry. Always say I love you at the end of each day and before leaving each morning." The officiant was the groom's grandfather. This advice truly embodies some of the best practices for helping a young newlywed couple...

November 7, 2018

There were so many precious moments from this young couple's wedding day. Mother of the bride seeing her daughter in her wedding dress. Bride giving her father a gift to commemorate the occasion. Bride nursing her infant daughter in her wedding gown. Groom dancing with...

October 31, 2018

This young couple decided to do a two part wedding. Two different events, two different states. "Why?" you might ask. This is not the first time I've heard of people doing this. The reason is valuing older relatives who can't travel to wherever the couple currently liv...

October 24, 2018

 It was a blessing to capture this couple's wedding day. Such a sweet ceremony with company of family and friends. Some of the most precious moments were the inclusion of their children in the ceremony. At young ages, they can't help but be adorable! And also an extra...

October 10, 2018

This young couple was just one of the sweetest! Everything about their day was geared around having fun and celebrating with their family and friends. One way they incorporated family was having the bride's sister be the officiant. And in this decision, the bride and h...

October 3, 2018

Sun shining. Light breeze on occasion. People milling around putting the finishing touches together.  It was a beautiful day in Coos Bay.Then the bride arrives onsite to put on her dress. She and her tribe retreat to the house to finish getting her ready. Time seems sl...

September 26, 2018

This young couple have dated since high school, have a baby boy, and now are married! Their intimate family wedding was held at Sunset Beach in Coos Bay with plenty of nature, and sun surrounding their celebration. 

Dear Kimie & Ben,

May you always hold on to the feeling...

September 19, 2018

The moment was here. The music started.  He watched for his bride to emerge from the bed and breakfast. Finally after the flower girls and ringbearer, it was time. The coordinator signaled for the bride. The bride's father guided her down the stairs and toward the cent...

August 29, 2018

"These are the hands that..." This was the beginning of the lines the officiant used to have bride and groom consider their respective roles/gifts they were giving to each other. Hands that will make your meals, wash your clothes, fix the sink, or hold you when you are...

August 22, 2018

"To share your catch, to faithfully bait your hook, to clean your catch...." A line from the couple's vows. Followed by laughs from the audience. What a unique way to incorporate their theme into the vows. 

This couple had a fisherman's wedding at Woahink Lake with deco...

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