adventurous engagement session on the gorge | portland wedding photographer

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I spent a very warm summer in Oregon and had the incredible honor of working with Nancy and Alex, capturing their intimate love! We hiked up miles past Multnomah Falls and on the trail towards Wiesendanger Falls. I loved this hidden waterfall, tucked away behind the gorgeous ferns of the Pacific Northwest! They scaled a fallen tree to feel the cool mist against their skin, as they drifted deeper into themselves. I am always creating space for my couples to be themselves with each other, whether that stealing sweet kisses, dancing to my music, or whispering about how awkward photos are haha!

But it never fails, my sweet couples feel more and more comfortable about being vulnerable in front of me and allowing their love to shine through. Nancy and Alex were no different! I gushed about her unique engagement ring, that was chosen with such delicacy. They felt the waterfall at their back, let their hair soak in the mist, and felt the warm sun peeking through the cloudy skies. Every step we took to get up to these falls was worth it! The beauty of Oregon never ceases to amaze me and I felt incredibly lucky to be able to capture the beauty of their relationship before their magical wedding day!

After the many months spent in Oregon every year, I finally made the decision to add Oregon as a base home for sessions and weddings! If you follow me on Instagram then you've probably already heard this, but we're one year closer to calling this place home! I can't wait for all the new adventures that are in store not only for my business but for my family!

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