Perfectly Portland

September 19, 2011
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I’ve been a little busy the last few months…or a lot busy.  Believe me when I say I am NOT complaining!  Thank goodness for busy.  It really does keep me out of trouble.  I’ve been in what I have dubbed the “wedding tunnel”, which is exactly how it sounds, very wedding focused.  Yea, because I love, love, love weddings!  The only bummer about this wedding busy-ness is that I don’t get to blog about how much fun I’m having because I don’t have time.  Today, I had a little time, so here I am.

I did this perfect little June wedding on a perfect Friday morning with a perfectly in love couple in a perfect little garden.  Perfect.  It was a small little ceremony with close friends and family in the Shakespeare Garden at the Rose Garden (not the Quarter where the Blazers play).  I don’t know if you’ve ever been to that garden, but it’s so beautiful and serene, truly the perfect place for a wedding.  Heidi and Phil, the bride and groom, were just so in love and excited to be blending their families and making it all official.  And what lucky ducks, Portland Parks and Recreation had picked their wedding to shoot as part of their new promo for their new website.  So, not only was I there, but they got a free professional video thrown in, because they had picked the perfect day to get married.  Everything went off without a hitch and we got some wonderful photos.  The best part of the day?  They rode their tandem bike all the way to Elephants Delicatessen on NW 22nd for their wedding brunch with me following behind with my camera!  Yes, I was driving and photographing at the same time.  Kids, you should not try this at home.  Seriously, though, how could I resist?!  Perfectly Portland.

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