• An engagement session photographed at Brueanu Dunes State Park near Boise Idaho. A Bruneau Dunes State Park Adventure Session

    While I was in Boise, Idaho, to photograph a wedding, I also wanted to take advantage of my time there and photograph an engagement-style adventure session so I reached out to my online social network to see if I could find an interested couple. Amber and Aaron were one of the first couples to inquire […]

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  • Montara Beach adventure engagement session by San Francisco wedding photographer A Foggy Montara Beach Adventure Anniversary Session

    During my same trip to the bay area to photograph the City Hall wedding that I posted last week, I also met Julia and Adam through a friend and we got together at Montara Beach on Highway 1, about an hour from downtown San Francisco, for an foggy engagement-style anniversary session. Montara beach, a hop […]

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  • Oneonta Gorge Columbia River Engagement Session Portland Oregon An Early Morning Oneonta Gorge Engagement Session

    At our first meeting, Hanna already knew exactly where she wanted her engagement photos taken, Oneonta Gorge. She and her fiance Del love exploring the Pacific Northwest and she wanted to have that come across during their session. Oneonta Gorge was the perfect location with it having so many cool aspects to it including an […]

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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