SIERRA + BRADY | WEDDING

“All that we love deeply becomes a part of us." -Helen Keller

Eden Vale Winery is one of my favorite places to shoot, and it set the perfect stage for Sierra and Brady’s stunning wedding day in Southern Oregon. This pair put their own touch and personality on just about every aspect of their special day, and the bride herself planned and designed all of the styling, using items from her former company (Minery Rentals, now Moxie). I loved that she put her heart and soul into the details, because it made it even more special. The pair opted to use one of our favorite vendors, Penny and Lulu, for the florals, and they never disappoint. They came up with these extremely special, rustic, textured bouquets that suited the rest of the decor perfectly. Their color scheme included hues of seafood green, pretty pink and corals, and a light grey. It was light and breezy, and I tried to capture all of the tiny and thoughtful touches, like the table settings and archway. I also loved Sierra’s dress, with it’s lace and sheer details along the bodice, and how soft and tasteful it was.

The day was filled with emotional vows, beautiful moments with friends and family, and capped off with the perfect sunset. Everyone danced the night away, and celebrated long after the ceremony was over. It was a huge privilege to document their day, and I wish them both so many years of unending happiness! 

Lindsay & David's Southern Oregon Wedding

David and Lindsay had a beautiful perfect fall wedding day at Del Rio Vineyards.  It was the perfect sunny Southern Oregon day and was full of so many great moments.  They included their sweet pup Josie as part of their day she was even there for their first look.  I have the blessing to not only call these two clients but also really good friends.  I'm so happy for them and was honored to document the day along with them.  I loved Lindsay's idea for a travel themed wedding as they both have a passion for travel and have been on many fun trips around the globe together.  Penny and Lulu always have amazing floral designs and Lindsay's bridal bouquet was to die for!  So excited to see what these two have in store for the future and their next big trip! 

Venue Del Rio Vineyards | Floral: Penny and Lulu | DJ: Richard Templeton | Videographer: Sean Thomas | Photography: Olivia Leigh Photography | Assistant and 2nd Shooter: Annabel May Photoart| Groom's Attire: Suit Supply | Bridal Boutique: Beausoleil Bridal Boutique | Hair: Heather Boening | Hair Piece: Beyond the Briar | Invites: Etsy | Wedding Cake: Sugar Lips Bakery | Catering: Rosarios | 

Christine and Brandon -Southern Oregon Couples and Wedding Photography

When Christine and Brandon decided to tie the knot, they hoped to get married on this stunning mountain range, but opted for a private estate wedding on her parent's property at Rock Creek Meadows instead. Their day was perfect, but having this separate session allowed us to capture the mountaintop feel they had dreamed of, after their wedding ceremony. This was a very intimate after session, that provided time to enjoy the views and breathe the fresh air! Christine was a relaxed bride (although she was already a wife here!), and her makeup, jewelry, and stunning gown made it feel very bridal, while also being appropriate for the outdoors. They are so in love, and it was a true joy to make the trek up this mountainside to witness their joy.

An after session is the perfect fit for a couple who has a small, intimate wedding, and wants a different backdrop for more wedding photos, or for a couple who has a limited timeline on the day-of. It's a great way to also do separate bridal photos, as well, in a special location that's different than your ceremony. It also allows you to be a bit more relaxed, because the inevitable stresses that can come with a wedding day can make it harder to focus and take in the moment. Christine is a wonderfully talented photographer at Christine Sarah Photography, and also a dear friend. I love all of her fun, creative ideas, and felt so humbled that she chose me to photograph her and Brandon on both their wedding day and this special shoot.