Matt kept texting me about how anxious he was, and asking if all the people were out yet. I drew him a diagram of exactly where he should stop so I could hide in the bushes and get a good view.
After the ceremony they canoed across the lake to their reception full of family, food, hilarious toasts and fire dancing! I feel so lucky to be able to hang out with awesome brides and grooms on one of the most special days of their life!
I am absolutely and totally in love with her gold sequin dress! Seriously guys, check out that stunning dress! This shoot was done at my new studio in Portland. I love having that rich black wall and the big gorgeous window. Her makeup and hair was done by the very talented Mariam with Couture Artistry.
Ahhh! Yes, I love photographing proposals. Seriously. Its so exciting. ¬And a little nerve wracking. Of course you assume she’s going to say yes, but who knows? Thankfully, yes, Hailey did say yes to Kyle. Very enthusiastically in fact. And Norton, their baby, was there to witness it all. What a cutie!
They got married at the Ponzi Historic Estate in Beaverton and then had their gorgeous reception at the new Ponzi Winery in Sherwood. Wow, if you haven’t been to their new winery, you really need to visit. I love all of the concrete and modern architecture – what a perfect place to host a wedding reception.
to preach to myself and all of the other moms out there, there is hope! After your body has gone through all of that craziness, its easy to feel like you kind of lose yourself to your new role as “mom.” But we’re still in there ladies! Doing a boudoir shoot and taking a break to get all dolled up is such a great reminder that you’re still in there and stronger than ever!