Tag Archives: Phil Chester

Living in the Pacific Northwest, I’m constantly reminded of how beautiful nature can be. Christina and Geoff’s Portland elopement encompassed everything I love about this area. This time of year is near the end of the “wet” season where all the plant life is wonderfully lush. The moss, oh my god the moss, is so vibrant […]

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Guatemala Wedding I had the absolute honor of traveling to Guatemala to document Jason and Rachael’s week long wedding celebration. It’s so interesting being a wedding photographer brought in to this tight family/friend dynamic, hired to document this intimate event. Being tossed into decades of history between them and and their loved ones, and to […]

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Instagram Couple   A couple brought together through Instagram. I find it so interesting how unpredictable the universe is. We try and map out our lives, plan our every step and  every decision. But we’re constantly surprised with the beautiful randomness that makes our life so damn interesting. Bethany and Cory met through a mutual […]

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Portland Engagement Photos The Gorge. One of the most beautiful stretches of land in the Pacific Northwest. Especially in the dead of “winter.” The calmness of the misty air, the slow rolling fog, the gradient fade of light on the mountainous shoulders surrounding us. It’s a place to get away, to stop your ever racing […]

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This past year my best friends and I got together to host our first photography workshop at the Sou’Wester Lodge. With a little nervousness surrounded by a sea of love for what we do, we came together along with 8 wonderful attendees on the Washington Coast to share our stories and techniques. The crew consists of […]

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