oregon lighthouse wedding

From Georgia Ruth Photography – “I’m continually mesmerized by the awe-inspiring beauty of the Oregon Coast and I felt drawn to create something in honor of that. Our goal for this wedding editorial was to embody and capture the soft, wild elegance of this coastline!” From Georgia Ruth Photography – “Our color palette was born […]

oregon elopement at lewis and clark

From Ava Maria Photography – “For as long as I have been photographing weddings in Oregon, I have always dreamed about photographing at the breathtaking campus of Lewis & Clark College. When I heard that Jeremy Chou would not only be hosting a workshop here in Oregon, but also would be having one of the […]

moody oregon coast bridals

Misty and moody and oh so ‘Oregon-y’ – today’s wedding inspiration from Tara Bennett Photography and Janna Brown Designs couldn’t be any prettier! Contemporary details (just look at that two-piece wedding dress) mix with romantic touches (hello ribbons and flowers!) to create a simply magical bridal and portrait session that’s sure to inspire. *** Photography: […]

out of africa 32nd anniversary session

From Andie Reavely of A Visual Anthology – “I have photographed many ‘new love’ and ‘young love’ couples but wanted to take a real life, married couple that has been through life and possess a tried and true ‘old love.’ New love is precious… but old love, it’s breathtaking! This married couple celebrated their 32nd […]

pantone’s color of the year: serenity

From Karra Leigh Photography – “When dreaming up this shoot I came across the “Mae” dress from Chantel Lauren and instantly fell in love knowing that it would be the perfect inspiration dress for creating a simplistic and chic style around the Serenity color of the year! The dress was hand-dyed and I LOVE the idea of […]

romantic real wedding at voorhies mansion

From Katlyn: “Christian and Sarah have such a beautiful and classic love story. It all started in high school.. that’s right! They’re high school sweethearts that just joined their lives as husband and wife. Everyone got ready in the beautiful historic Voorhies Mansion in Southern OR. And every inch of the ceremony and reception sight […]

oregon trail inspired shoot

From Allison: “I’m so excited to share this dreamy Oregon Trail inspired wedding shoot! The shades of pink and light blue are a perfect example of the beauty and versatility of the 2016 Pantone colors of the year announcement! This inspiration shoot pays tribute to beautiful Oregon state and it’s brave, adventurous pioneer ancestors. It depicts […]

urban industrial rooftop wedding

From Christa Taylor Photography & Champagne Wedding Coordination – “Revolution Hall is part of the newly renovated Washington High School building. Once a landmark of Portland’s education, the 1908 historic site now hosts one of Portland’s most desirable music and wedding venues. In keeping with the heart of the city, this shoot highlights the beauty […]

modern flower child wedding

From Mylyn Wood Photography – “It all started with a dress. THE dress. This amazing 1960’s vintage jumpsuit with sheer skirt lining. One look at this beauty and I just couldn’t turn off my brain. The 60’s was an era of legend: the big hair and mod patterns were unsurpassable. For today’s bride it may […]

painterly chic

Dramatic and fabulous, this wedding inspiration shoot from Jason Wasinger Photography and Elli takes bohemian to a dizzying new height of luxury and opulence! From Elli – “The ambiance of our editorial has a rich flavor from building texture with rustic elements and gold all within a palette of muted periwinkle, navy and cream hues. […]

oregon coast bridal editorial

After yesterday’s breathtaking Oregon wedding inspiration shoot today’s bridal session editorial by the same team of fabulous northwest coast wedding vendors and Donny Zavala Photography shows a similar, whimsical, textural look while still being shrouded in Oregon’s natural beauty. The natural light, gorgeously romantic beach setting, corseted-back wedding dress, and a thistle flower crown – […]

oregon coast wedding inspiration

With inspiration from the exceptionally gorgeous Oregon coastline, Donny Zavala pulled together a stunning wedding inspiration shoot that’s both whimsical and utterly romantic at the same time. From the candlesticks that mimic moss to the gorgeous calligraphy and stunning bridal gown, everything about this shoot is a breath of fresh air. The delicate pearl headpiece […]

earth bride

What a wonderfully inspirational last few days here on the blog… all four elements from the Erich McVey Workshop culminating with this gorgeous wedding inspiration shoot photographed by Kate Weinstein portraying ‘Earth.’ For a naturally stunning portrait session I can’t think of anything prettier than this, especially for a bride getting married in the fall. […]

water bride

What a treat today’s sublime water-inspired bridal session editorial from Matoli Keely Photography is! With streaming silk ribbons, a to-die-for bridal bouquet, and en exquisite wedding dress – it’s all completely divine. Shot at the Erich McVey Workshop this past October in Oregon – this editorial continued the elements theme that the sessions were based […]

wind bride

Continuing from yesterday with the fabulous four elements-inspired shoots from the recent Erich McVey Workshops, today’s editorial from Photographs by Caileigh captures the beauty of a windy day and a perfect wedding. Air is life – and this shoot is brought to life through all of its exquisite details. The idea, the feeling, and the beauty […]

fire bride

Erich McVey’s recent photography workshop produced a series of shoots and each was inspired by one of the elements: fire, wind, water, and earth. I’ll be showcasing all four this week from various photographers who attended the workshop – kicking the inspirational fun off today with a hot one from Anna Peters – fire! Shot […]