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Soft and Sultry Bride-to-Be

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Glamour Portrait Before and After

This beautiful bride to be contacted me to help her make a very special gift for her groom. She warned me that she had done a boudoir photoshoot before and had only liked one image from the whole shoot! So of course I was a little nervous… But once we got started I knew we’d get some good ones. 🙂

Behind the Scenes Beauty and Boudoir!

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Before and after glamour

With the help of my intern Kaia, I wanted to show you a little bit of behind the scenes action. While Julie Oliveros did her fabulous makeover, we talked about the outfits together and so I could decide how to arrange the furniture and what backdrops would look best in which outfits. Here is just a peak into some of my favorites and a few snapshots to show you how it was done!

Downtown Portland Night Engagement Photography

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Winter night portland engagement photographers

For our winter evening engagement shoot, we met at my downtown studio about an hour before sunset – Amanda and Michael drank hot chocolate out of home made mugs and snuggled, laughed and made crinkle noses at each other. (Well, Amanda made crinkle noses, I’m not sure if Michael can really do it)

Then we took a little stroll outside so we could freeze our faces off for a bit. Yes, it was a brisk 32 degrees that night! We walked around the PSU campus and then downtown to all the pretty lit trees! There is nothing like white Christmas lights at night for awesome background bokeh!

Bald Peak Engagement Session – Anna and Jacob

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Bald Peak Engagement Photography

We had a cozy orange sunset, amazing old trees everywhere, stunning view of the mountains and an unbelievably huge harvest moon! I’m not that good. I didn’t know we’d be able to see all of the mountains and I definitely did not plan for the harvest moon. It just meant that Jacob and Anna had to put up with me for an extra few minutes while I found the perfect angle to get a romantic last shot of the evening. Thank you so much Anna and Jacob – I can’t wait for your wedding at the Newell House in Champoeg!

Erika and Marty – Madeleine Parish Wedding & YU Contemporary Reception

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YU Contemporary Black and White Wedding Reception

Wow, Erika and Marty certainly had a vision when they began their wedding planning. And I absolutely loved every bit of their gorgeous ceremony at Madeleine Parish and wedding reception at YU Contemporary. Their wedding theme was classic black and white stripes with pops of bright green and white floral. All of the floral was designed to perfection by Geranium Lake Flowers.

Boudoir Marathon with Austie Eckley

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Portland Boudoir Marathon Photography Vintage

I’m so excited for the next boudoir marathon! Its coming up in just about a month. You can get all of the details here. I wanted to share these images of this bombshell of a women I got to photograph at the last marathon. Our upcoming boudoir marathon will be at the same location and with the same extremely talented makeup artist – Austie Eckley.

Erica Ann is formally educated in photography and studio art. Her focus is transforming life's spectacular moments into enduring works of art worthy of timeless display. Serving Portland, Oregon and surrounding areas.

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Portland, OR
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