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“Documentary” photography is becoming a more common phrase in the wedding photography world, but it’s used so frequently, almost, that it can start to lose its meaning. Here’s what it means to me, and what I’m talking about when I say I use this technique: also known as photojournalistic or reportage photography, documentary is an […]

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What is a “documentary style” photographer?

I met Jackie and Chris in 2023 in the Italian Dolomites while taking photos for Runcation. The two of them also happened to be from Portland, and they were kind enough to think of me when they came home and got engaged! These two are such a cool couple – they’re adventurous, driven, and just […]

Galleries

Black Walnut Inn Wedding

When J reached out to see if I could capture his proposal while he and his girlfriend were visiting Oregon, I jumped at the chance. Proposals are such a fun challenge and an incredible opportunity to capture spontaneous, raw, and precious moments for couples! J was able to convince A to dress up under the […]

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Surprise Proposal in the Gorge

Oregon, with its diverse landscapes and natural beauty, is a perfect destination for couples looking to elope. From rugged coastlines and enchanting forests to serene mountains and vibrant cities, the state offers a myriad of picturesque spots for a memorable elopement. Having been born and raised in Oregon, moss runs through my veins and I […]

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The Best Places to Elope in Oregon

This incredible micro wedding gave off major Bridgerton vibes all day long. The colors, the vines, the moody weather – everything came together flawlessly for one of the most romantic Pacific Northwest days. These reception details absolutely blew my mind. I love the serpentine table idea if you’re seating everyone together, and the colors against […]

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Vintage-inspired Wedding in Washington

Trina and David privately tied the knot in Oregon’s otherworldly Silver Falls State Park. Witnessed only by their teenage daughter, officiant, and photographer (me!), this intimate moment was so full of love and affection. We were blessed with an absolutely gorgeous Oregon summer day, and had some of the park’s prime spots all to ourselves. […]

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Waterfall Elopement in Oregon

After ten years together, J and V decided to tie the knot on Memorial Day (their tenth anniversary), in one of Oregon’s most scenic locations. The two exchanged their own vows

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Elopement in Oregon’s Columbia River Gorge

In the summer of 2023, had the privilege of joining Runcation Travel, documenting their Guided South Tyrolean Dolomites + Slovenia Trail Running Vacation. This week-long adventure promised a perfect blend of awe-inspiring landscapes, challenging trails, and moments of relaxation in luxurious spa hotels. The trip began with a thrilling exploration of the Italian Dolomites, where […]

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Adventure Photography in the Italian Dolomites

Planning an elopement is an exciting and intimate way to celebrate your love. It allows you to focus on what truly matters to you and your partner, without the pressures of a traditional wedding. Whether you’re drawn to stunning landscapes, adventurous activities, or simply want a quiet ceremony, here’s a guide to help you get […]

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We’re Eloping! Now What?

Part of being an elopement and destination wedding photographer is taking the time to deeply explore location that you’re passionate about. No agenda, no couples – just slowly exploring and peeking into unique spaces on your own. I lived in Parma, Italy for about a year off-and-on, and have family outside of Rome. But Tuscany […]

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Location Spotlight: Tuscany

On your wedding day, I’m there to capture moments both big and small, while making sure you have as much time as possible to celebrate with your loved ones. I am inspired by storytelling, emotion, nostalgia, and all kinds of love, and aim to incorporate these into your wedding day. I'm the right photographer for you if you want to prioritize candid photos, and are particularly moved by albums that tell a full story. You have a little sense of adventure, and you absolutely can't wait to celebrate your love - no matter what that looks like to you. You share my values about respecting nature, and honoring all types of love, gender identity, and cultural background. If you're the kind of person who returns your shopping carts and waves at every dog, you might as well just hire me already. 

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