Check out these guides I’ve put together to help with the wedding planning process. If you have questions, feel free to reach out!

Elopement Dresses (my favorites and where to buy!)

The best elopement dresses can be tough to find. There are many different factors to consider when beginning your search for a dress that is comfortable and versatile enough for an elopement. The nature of an elopement is typically more spontaneous and care-free than a traditional wedding and you want your style to reflect your…

My Favorite Airbnb Elopement Locations in Oregon

Elopements have become extremely popular this year with traditional weddings being thwarted by the pandemic. Fortunately, airbnb’s are still a very popular option for a socially distanced wedding experience. They are essentially private homes you can rent for weddings and elopements.  Here in Oregon there are many elopement worthy airbnbs nestled in nature. Whether you…

Planning an Elopement during the Pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a massive and lasting impact on the wedding industry. The number of weddings were down by nearly 50% compared to 2019 (Wedding Report). With the vaccine roll out taking longer than originally expected, full-size summer 2020 weddings are still in jeopardy. Many couples have chosen to elope or plan an…

Top 25 Portland Wedding Venues

The 25+ Most Popular Portland Wedding Venues Updated July 15th, 2020. Keep in mind that many of these venues are temporarily closed or limiting guests due to Covid-19. Here is a list of venues in Portland, Oregon. We’re lucky to have everything from old warehouses, rustic barns, A-Frames in the woods, to whimsical waterfalls and…

The Best Wedding Dresses – A Style Guide for 2020

Best Wedding Dresses – A Style Guide for 2020 Elopement Dresses Here is my full guide on elopement dresses! Top Wedding Dress Brands Azazie Based in San Jose, California, Azazie offers very high quality fabrics and dress designs at a great price. Every dress is made to order and they have incredible in-house customer service…

The Ultimate Bachelorette Party Guide

If you’re a bride-to-be or a maid of honor diving into the world of bachelorette party planning, well, you’ve come to the right place. This is your one stop guide to planning the best bachelorette party ever for any kind of bride. Get creative and don’t just settle for the cliche of Las Vegas. Try…

Bend Wedding Venues

Here is a curated list of my favorite wedding venues in the Bend, Oregon area. Bend is my favorite place for epic mountain bike rides, gorgeous sunsets, fun in the river, and enjoying the high desert life. Bend is a fun sized city on the Deschutes River. West are the lakes and peaks of the…

The Guide to Wedding Photography Second Shooters

Second shooter jobs are a great way to either get into the wedding photography industry, or supplement your income as a wedding photographer. It allows you to gain experience with the unique challenges of a wedding day, without the direct responsibility of paid clients. It can be a great way to network in new markets,…