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JJ and Aves absolutely fill every room they’re in with joy and love. The love they have for one another and those around them is infectious and palpable! I was so excited for their barn wedding here in Oregon this summer. (Check out their engagement photos from last fall here!) Their Story Josie and Avery […]

JJ & Aves: Oregon Barn Wedding in Early Summer

bride and groom cheering as they walk up aisle in barn wedding

Rossi Farms is the cutest little farm in northeast Portland, a historic venue that’s still an active farm! This is the perfect little spot tucked away from the busyness of Portland, and Abby and Patrick loved the “spaghetti western” vibes for their early summer wedding this past May. Emotional, joyful, and quirky, I loved every […]

Joyful Rossi Farms Wedding in Portland, Oregon | Abby & Patrick

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Choosing the right wedding venue can have a big impact on the way your wedding day unfolds. The good news is, you can almost never go wrong with the wedding venues here in Central Oregon! Here is a list of some of my personal favorites as a wedding photographer. These options cover a variety of […]

The Best Central Oregon Wedding Venues

bride in white wedding dress holding tan heels with groom in black tuxedo

I know what you’re thinking — “Bryndle, it is so. dang. COLD. in the winter! Why would I want to have my wedding during the coldest time of the year?!” I hear you! If a winter wedding in Bend, Oregon really gives you the heebies, then don’t do it! A warmer season where you’re guaranteed […]

Reasons to Choose a Bend, Oregon Winter Wedding

bride and groom standing in winter snow in bend oregon

You’re ENGAGED!!! Pop the bubbly, call the family + friends and celebrate your little heart out friend! You deserve to absorb every happy moment coming your way. Once that confetti settles, it’s time to start thinking about all the details of that big day. The process can seem daunting, believe i’ve been there! But, don’t […]

A Bend Wedding Photographers view: Engagement Photos

man in green shirt leading girl in white top through a field of yellow flowers during engagement photos

You know, it’s true what they say: once you find it, the rest falls into place. I’m talking about…THE DRESS!!! Wedding planning is hectic, and the pressure to find the perfect dress is no joke. Can you find one that’s at your price point? In the perfect size? With the right cut and in just […]

Where to Look for Wedding Dresses in Bend, Oregon

four girls sitting in wedding dresses on a couch drinking champagne at bespoke bride

I’ve said it a million times, and I’ll say it a million more: central Oregon is the best place for your wedding! Am I biased because I live here? Psh…maybe. 😉 All jokes aside, the Bend area has some wonderfully diverse options to fit all sorts of wedding vibes, whether you’re going for something low-key […]

Oregon Wedding Venue Spotlight: Brasada Ranch in Bend

bride and groom walking across the bridge at brasada ranch

As a bend wedding photographer… I’m livin’ the dream!!! I get to spend my weekends celebrating YOU and your love story. Precious moments and memorable moments shared during vows, the ceremony, toasts and traditions… and then… there’s the dance floor! Through some research, polls and of course my personal dance floor wedding photography experience, I’ve […]

Best Wedding Reception Songs

bride and her friend dancing and singing

I’m pretty sure that i’m about to drop a most unpopular opinion, but it’s time to spill the tea! My sweet engaged couples who are in turmoil over whether or not to have a full wedding or elope. This one’s for you. You don’t HAVE to elope just to get the epic wedding portraits you […]

Painted Hills Wedding Portraits vs. Eloping

bride holding wedding bouquet during painted hills wedding portraits