Erin & Andrei - Wedding - Beacon Hill Winery & Vineyard, Gaston, Oregon

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It was great to get back to the lovely Beacon Hill Winery & Vineyard for another gorgeous wedding. Erin & Andrei couldn’t be sweeter & more laid back they were an absolute pleasure to work with.

I think what might first come to mind when thinking of beautiful locations in & around Portland would be the forests, waterfalls & of course, the amazing Oregon Coast, but the nearby Willamette Valley region is loaded with wonderful vineyards, as well. I’m excited to be returning again this year to Beacon Hill at least twice more this year & I’d gladly return for more.

Second Shooter: Prassede Kemp

Florals: Swoon Floral Design

Catering: Field & Vine Events

Rentals: The Party Pros

Dana & Will - Wedding - Swedenborgian Church & Presidio Social Club, San Francisco, CA

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My First wedding in San Francisco, California was a great one. Dana & Will have impeccable taste & were amazing to work with. Their ceremony was at a National Historic Landmark, Swedenborgian Church, which was built in 1895. The reception was at Presidio Social Club… so much fun.

Can’t wait to get back to the Bay Area this year for a wedding in Berkeley, CA.

2018 - A Look Back

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Like most years, 2018 had its share of highs & lows. The highs were pretty great though. One of the highlights of my year was an amazing trip to Northern Italy with my beautiful wife. We love our daughter endlessly, but parenting is hard & it’s great find some time for ourselves… And doing so in Italy ain’t too shabby.

Weddings & other photography work took me to San Francisco, Oakland, Chicago, Michigan & of course, Portland & other Oregon locations. I also got back into doing family sessions, which I hadn’t done much of in awhile. As always, I’m forever grateful & honored that my wonderful clients chose me to document their big life moments.

I’m also a work-from-home dad & I try to document some adventures with our daughter each year.

I’m already excited for what 2019 has in store & I still have available dates. So, feel free to get in touch if you’re engaged, need family photos or for other photography needs. I will travel anywhere for weddings & elopements.

Thanks & have a great 2019!

p.s. In a former life, I led a band. life gets in the way & I hadn’t completed a new song in a couple of years, so I promised myself I would in 2018. I finished the song below, just under the wire & I thought I’d include it here, if you feel like having a listen while you scroll.

Lindsey & Roberto - Wedding - Mount Tabor Park & Plaza Del Toro, Portland, Oregon

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Lindsay & Roberto were an absolute joy to work with from engagement session to their amazing wedding. They had a beautiful day for their ceremony in Mount Tabor Park, with a highlight being the New Orleans style, second line parade. I could’ve done a blog post of just those photos. The reception afterward at Plaza Del Toro was also beautiful & of course, had amazing food.

Kevin & Travis - Wedding - Portland Spirit Cruise, Porltand, Oregon

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Kevin & Travis travelled from Memphis, TN to have an intimate, river boat cruise wedding on the Crystal Dolphin. So, not only did I get to document the love of these two super sweet & relaxed gentlemen, I also was treated to my first cruise along the Willamette River on a perfect summer night. I love my job.