• Moab Adventure Photography In Canyonlands National Park

    A couple years back, my family took a vacation to Moab, Utah for Thanksgiving. My brother and I broke off from the pack to backpack through the labyrinthine landscape of Needles District of Canyonlands National Park. Navigating the multi-layered plateaus of Needles can be especially disorienting because one plateau doesn’t always connect to the next. […]

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  • Adventurous Travel Photography In Chile

    For this trip, my brother and I traveled to Chile for the better part of a month where we visited Santiago, Valparaiso, Viña Del Mar, Patagonia, and the Atacama Desert. It’s hard for me to say what I liked most about the trip. Chile is an incredible country, and there were so much interesting culture […]

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  • 10 Reasons Why You Should Do An Engagement Session

    10 Reasons Why You Should Do An Engagement Session So your partner recently popped the question and you enthusiastically said, “Yes!” Now you’re deep in the wedding planning process and you’re wondering if you need or even want an engagement photographer. Personally, I enjoy photographing engagements even more than weddings. I love getting a more […]

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  • How To Schedule A Wedding Photography Timeline

    Wedding Photography Timeline Intro The wedding photography timeline is going to set the tone for your wedding. So establishing a smooth flow is extremely important. Below I’ve created a fairly comprehensive list of recommendations that I give to all of my clients. I believe they make a wedding day photography timeline run effortlessly. This post […]

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  • Questions To Consider Before Booking Your Wedding Venue

    Booking a wedding venue may be one of the biggest wedding planning decisions you make. There are a number of factors in play: location, price, easy of access, aesthetics, services offered, etc. It can be a lot to account for everything, and it can be easy to let important details fall through the cracks. For […]

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  • Wedding Engagement Favorites 2018 Wedding And Engagement Favorites

    Last year wrapped up my eighth year photographing weddings and engagements and it was a wild, rewarding ride. I kicked off the year with a few winter weddings in and around Portland before jetting off on a month-long trip to Europe to photograph an elopement in Switzerland and explore a few other countries that were […]

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  • South Sister Adventure Photography South Sister Adventure Photography

    I would have to say the big highlight of my summer was hiking South Sister. People have been telling me for your years to do this hike, and I’m stoked to finally tick it off my bucket list. It sure did impress. Two of my friends and I summited together. This was our third attempt, […]

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  • Mt Thielsen Adventure Photography Mt Thielsen Adventure Photography

    Over the past couple days, three friends, two pups, and I road tripped out to Central Oregon to tackle Mt Thielsen. It is perhaps one of the lesser known mountains in the Cascades range, but its unique features make it an exhilarating climb and a solid hike to check off the bucket list. The first […]

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  • Mount Shasta Adventure Photography Mt Shasta Adventure Photography

    Over Memorial Day weekend, two of my friends, Karl and Corey, and I had an amazing time camping and exploring the forests and craggy peaks surrounding Mount Shasta. However, that was not the original plan. It’s not uncommon for me to be photographing a wedding or two over Memorial Day weekend, so I often don’t […]

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  • Wedding Day Preparation Guide With Tips And Advice

    Below is an extensive list of tips and suggestions to prepare you for your wedding. They are made with photography in mind but they also extend to other areas of the wedding day. Admittedly, the list is long, so if it looks overwhelming I still highly encourage reading the title of each to get the […]

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  • Mount St Helens Adventure Photography Mount St. Helens Adventure Photography

    Last year was super busy and because of that I never got around to blogging any of my personal adventures. Amid all of my summer weddings, I managed to sneak in a mid-week hike up to the summit of Mount St. Helens with my friends James and Robert, who were gracious enough to invite me […]

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  • 15 Reasons Why You Should Order A Wedding Album

    1) You Can’t Tell Your Full Wedding Day Story With Just A Few Photos On The Wall. 2) Most Couples Don’t Get Around To Making One themselves. 3) Your Photographer Has Lots Of Experience Designing Albums. 4) It Will Save You Time And Stress. 5) The Wedding Album Is the Culmination Of All The Planning. […]

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