A sunshine day in May in Oregon is a sight to behold and that was the kind of day that blessed Alex and Brittany on their wedding day!
Brittany and Alex celebrated with family and friends near Monroe, Oregon at The Inn at Diamond Woods and it was a blue sky day dappled with some distant clouds. This venue overlooks Diamond Woods Golf Course and the day was so clear that you could see the other side of the Willamette Valley in the distance!
It was an absolutely beautiful day full of laughter, hugs, and dancing!
It was a stormy week at the Oregon Coast, which led up to the wedding day of Courtney and Chris at Chinook Winds Casino. The rain brought the ceremony indoors, but it didn't stop the celebration for friends and family who all traveled up to hundreds of miles to witness this marriage.
This wedding kicks off my season of 2022 weddings and I'm so excited that this was the first one of the year, because even with the rain, the sunset was sensational and the rain held off just long enough to capture some amazing moments on the beach.
Family session are one of my favorites to photograph. And my favorite time of year is autumn with the pops of colorful leaves and cooler weather. So basically, I loved this session! And throw in a cute little chunk of a baby and I'm all over it!
Many times I'll meet a family out at a park, but sometimes it works better to shoot their session at their own property. This was one of those times!
This family session was at their hobby farm and I absolutely loved their red barn! I shot my standard of the entire family, siblings, and the parents.
I usually photograph weddings and capture families, but when I was contacted by a Portland law firm to update their headshots and to have a fun twist, I was really excited!
They were a lively bunch and we had fun chatting, while using elements of the neighborhood of their office space for their headshots on the beautiful October morning. I really think that these all have an element of fun and their personalities shining through. And I really loved doing a group shot as if they were doing a group huddle to problem solve.
I don't get to he'd out to my hometown very often, but obviously I need to do it more often. I met up with Brittany and Alex down the road at Harrisburg and took full advantage of the beautiful colors along the Willamette Valley.
We were under the threat of rain and decide to just go with it and I'm so glad we did because it totally paid off! And it feels like every time I do an engagement session, the ring shots are my new favorites and I really have to say that I think these ring shots are amazing and you'll need to look through all of these photos to see them.
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