Dana’s friend, Zubaida, found me and asked me to take photos of the engagement celebration for Dana and Haider. It took place at Oasis Lebanese Cuisine in Hillsboro and the night was perfect in every way. I was amazed at how beautiful Dana and Haider were. They definitely made my task of taking portraits outside very easy before they entered the party! We were also so lucky that the sun made an appearance on that rainy spring day here in Portland. We took photos among the flower blossoms and they enjoyed the quiet moment together before dancing the night away. Thank you for including me in this very special occasion!
When I experience a wedding as intimate as this one, I truly feel like part of the celebration more than ever. John and Silvana made me feel welcomed and appreciated from the first time we met to discuss their wedding plans. An easy going and relaxed pair, they invited their close friends and family to their wedding at Victorian Belle. It was my first time shooting there, right at sunset, so that aided the slightly eerie feeling from this 1800s home which was filled to the brim with old relics. When I got past that feeling, there was nothing but brightness and joy from John and Silvana. Gosh, I love these two!