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HEY!  It’s 2020!  2019 was a whirlwind of a year, and I’m so excited to see what 2020 will bring.  I remember planning out my goals when I first started this business in 2011 (because you know your Type A girl is listing out her 1, 3, 5, 9, and 10 year goals), and I […]

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Get ready, friends.  Rachel and Justin got married at Loch Lolly Tree Farm in North Plains, Oregon over the weekend, and it was ONE AMAZING PARTY!!  From the bride’s PERFECT style (lace!  cowgirl boots! pink crinoline!) to the heartfelt toasts and the mountaintop sunset photos, this day was a photographer’s DREAM! Rachel and Justin chose […]

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Six years ago, Logan and John met each other for coffee.  Logan thought it would be a quick coffee date, but it turned into a long dinner at McMenamin’s Imbrie Hall in Hillsboro.  Six years and a whole lot of fun later, they were hosting their McMenamin’s wedding in the very same place!  They said […]

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I met Spencer and Vanessa last year, at their fall Champoeg Park session, and I couldn’t WAIT to photograph their wedding!  Their lives have taken them all over the country together, through grad school and several moves, but it’s only here and now that they’ve been able to get settled and plan a WEDDING!  Friends […]

McMenamin's Octagonal Barn Wedding | Hillsboro Wedding Photographer

Mykael and Evan met in college at Oregon State University and immediately recognized each other as old souls, perfect for each other.  On Saturday they were married in a ceremony at Mykael’s grandparent’s property. They filled their day with so many important heirlooms and all kinds of vintage style! Then they headed for their Gatsby […]

McMenamins Grand Lodge Forest Grove Wedding | Hillsboro Wedding Photographer

Sorry, friends.  I obviously fell down on blogging this winter!  I tend to post weddings right away on Facebook and then dive into editing to get my couples their wedding photos back quickly, but I know they’re waiting for their blog posts too!  I’m doing some catching up this week, and I’m so excited to […]

Fall wedding at Children's Cottage at McMenamin's Grand Lodge in Forest Grove | Hillsboro Wedding Photographer

Kate and Dustin’s August wedding at Horning’s Hideout in North Plains had pretty much everything that makes a truly excellent wedding: a couple in love, surrounded by the love of their closest friends and family, a post-ceremony exit on a paddleboat, and a giant heart shaped donut from Voodoo Donuts instead of a cake!   The […]

Paddleboat wedding on the lake at Horning's Hideout in North Plains, Oregon | Hillsboro Wedding Photographer

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