Q+A: Are you Comfortable Shooting Indoors?

Because we show work that's primarily photographed with natural light, I frequently get asked whether I'm comfortable shooting indoors. 

  The answer is yes. :) We have shot in every wedding venue imaginable in often very unfavorable lighting conditions. It's our job to make your event shine despite the season :) We will always hunt for gorgeous light, but when it's not available, magic still happens. 

When we don't have a readily available natural light source (i.e. windows) we often use on or off-camera flashes. Here's a mixed group of work to give you an idea of what your Indoor lighting would look like as a finished product. :)

  Thank you to each of these beautiful couples from winter weddings 2015/2016! 


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Castaway Portland Wedding: Jenny + Joe

Castaway Portland is one of my favorite venues because natural light just floods every room. I'll always have a soft spot for industrial spaces, and beautiful light is the key to amazing photography. Sometimes we "create" it using off-camera flashes, but most of the time we hunt for that window light that brings it's own creative freedom. 

Jenny and Jo met randomly in line at school and apparently it was love at first sight.  To be their photographer was like getting a front row seat for their love story as friends and family celebrated this long anticipated event. A very special part of their story is the miracle baby that Jenny and Jo were unexpectedly blessed to receive. Baby boy Herbst is coming in May :D They kept the gender a secret till their reception slideshow with their special announcement ;) 

Florals: Flowers By Wendy  
Hair/makeup: Lynette Buckland
Gown: Rosewood Bridal     
Cake: His Bakery

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Cornelius Pass Roadhouse Wedding: Ty + Laurel

Cornelius Pass is one of those wedding venues that can be elevated to a level of Northwest  beauty that is truly reflective of the bride and groom. It's rustic, charming and with the addition of great florals and a killer coordinator-(Lisa Marie Events!) it's breathtaking. 

 Laurel and Tyson are incredibly selfless people, they really cared about each of their guests and attendants and wanted to ensure that everyone was having a lovely time. They have been sweet hearts for years so it was such a delight to see them declared "man and wife". The celebration was full of laughter and tears, I loved being a part of this Cornelius Pass Wedding. 



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Florals: A Floral Affair

Coordination: Lisa Marie Events