• AnniversaryandengagementphotographyintheColumbiaRiverGorge,RowenaCrestandtheJohnMcCallNaturePreserve() A Columbia River Gorge Rowena Crest Anniversary Session

    I was especially excited to receive Jennie and Albert’s anniversary session inquiry a couple months back because I shot both their engagement photos and their wedding last year. And they told me that they’re hoping to do a portrait session each year. I couldn’t be more honored and complimented to have a couple come back […]

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  • Portland,OregondestinationweddingphotographyattheBensonHotelbyKyleCarnes.() A Downtown Portland Benson Hotel Wedding

    Tania and Michael were introduced to each other through a mutual friend at Michael’s law firm who was convinced they’d be a good match. It turned out to be true. After a period of courtship, while walking their dog along the Miami waterfront as they usually do Michael proposed at sunset, and of course Tania […]

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  • Mt Hood Organic Farms Wedding Photography A Romantic Mt Hood Organic Farms Wedding

    A few weeks ago, I photographed Katie and Joel’s romantic wedding at Mt Hood Organic Farms. I was really looking forward to their wedding because I had so much fun collaborating with Katie and Joel on their engagement photos last fall while exploring Sauvie Island. If you’re curious you can find that session HERE. Their […]

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  • An engaged couple stands on the edge of a waterfall at White River Falls in Tygh Valley, Oregon, during their engagement session photography by Portland, Oregon, destination wedding photographer Kyle Carnes. Adventurous White River Falls Engagement Session

    I’m super pumped about this engagement session because it not only includes one of my favorites couples, but it also was shot at one of my favorite places. I couple years back, I visited White River Falls State Park for the first time during a solo road trip through central Oregon. It was a mid-week […]

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  • Outdoor wedding photography of a bride and groom posing in front of a red barn on a farm. A Rustic Sandy, Oregon Farmhouse Wedding

    Ali and Rich’s rustic, farmhouse wedding was particularly special to me. While growing up, Ali’s older brother, Nathan, and I were great friends. We played basketball and soccer together, and up through high school we would often have sleepovers at each other’s houses, staying up late watching movies and getting into trouble. If I ever […]

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  • Adventurous wedding photography in Sequoia National Park of a bride and groom posing for their portraits overlooking the Sierra Nevada mountains in California. A Sequoia National Park Adventure Wedding

    Adventure weddings are my favorite, and I’m back this week with Darcy and Adam’s in Sequoia National Park, following last week’s post of their engagement session, which we photographed just the day before, that you can find here. The thing I love most about Darcy and Adam’s wedding is that it was so them. They […]

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  • Engagement photography in Sequoia National Park of a stylish, adventurous couple posing on a rock in the middle of a creek wtih a waterfall in the background. A Sequoia National Park Engagement Session

    I had such an incredible time photographing Darcy and Adam’s engagement session the day before their wedding in California’s Sequoia National Park. Every time I get a couple that’s into exploring the outdoors, scampering over boulders and braving icy creeks I get super excited. It adds an extra level of excitement to a shoot that […]

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  • Hornings Hideout Wedding Photography Portland Oregon A Stylish Outdoor Wedding At Horning’s Hideout

    Audrina and Japie were an absolute joy to photograph on their wedding day, so full of enthusiasm and excitement that is palpable in their photographs. Audrina had two beautiful dresses she picked out for the ceremony and the reception, and she wore a gorgeous crown of flowers. Japie, on the other hand, wore a handsome […]

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  • A downtown Portland engagement session at Sentinel Hotel, East Bank Esplanade, and Washington Park A Downtown Portland Engagement Session

    We had so much fun during Ally and Michael’s engagement session that we hit up three different locations in the downtown Portland area. Given that it was actually supposed to rain that day, we started at the Sentinel Hotel’s Jackknife bar for some inside shots and we kept our fingers crossed that the sun would […]

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  • Engagement photography at Latourell Falls in the Columbia River Gorge near Portland, Oregon of a stylish couple walking away from a waterfall. A Columbia River Gorge Waterfall Engagement Session

    [dropcap] Believe [/dropcap] it or not, up until last year I had not attended a single photography conference or workshop despite having shot weddings full-time these past six seasons, that is until I found out that Mystic Seminars 2015 was being held in Portland. It was there that I had the opportunity to learn from […]

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