Guess who’s album I am just finishing up.:)

I adore these two, can’t wait to see this one in print!

 

xo em

  

Hey Ya’ll!

So the spring mini sessions a few weeks back and they were SO FUN! We had a great group of kids and a lovely day of photos.

Here are a couple of my favorites:

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I have already been requests for another mini session! I am toying with some dates in late April, so if you are interested let me know and I will get you in the loop!

 

xo em

  

Last week I had the privilege of being a part of  an incredibly fun event.  The Luxe Bridal Event in the Pearl was so fabulous! I don’t normally do bridal fairs, but this was killer. Good food, good people, even cocktails! Not your normal stuffy bridal show. During the downtime before we officially started I took a few moments to snap a few photos of my fellow vendors.

Here are a few of my favorites:

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Moi! And one of my best girls and often second photographer Maricar Lianne. Our booth was pretty cool if I do say so my self. Recognize anyone in the mural behind us?

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The Party place did all the table & other rentals for the show. Their space was also adorable. Kathy, who did all the pre-planning and on site management of that piece pretty much rocks.

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Check out the lovely Miss Ashley! She is one of the event coordinators of Luxe productions, and did a great job of running the set up of the day. She is also incredibly adorable rocking one of the bridal dresses on hand!

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Are you throwing a vintage inspired wedding? Well then you need to call Marigold rentals asap. They do vintage inspired rentals from large furniture to detailed pieces. These girls have some great style too.

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Right behind my area was Hotel De Luxe, by far my favorite boutique hotel in Portland. I love shooting there! You can check out some of the times I have shot there here & here actually.

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I had the pleasure of sharing a corner with the oh so adorable Jennie of Magnifigue Boutique. Man she has some amazing dresses, and is super sweet.

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Also rocking the show was Ryan of Focal Point Media. Ryan is always fun to work with, and does such an amazing job capturing a wedding day.

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Who is that you ask? Just the always lovely Alice of Mosco photo! Clearly we were all excited about the show.

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Also right next to me was Cupcake Jones, I might have had a few tastings, and YUM!

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Microbrew media was there showing off some amazing invitations and printed products.

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Rafati’s catering also did an amazing spread. I am not going to lie sharing an isle with them was Delicious!

If you want to see more you can check out my flickr stream here too! It was a great time, I am already looking forward to 2012!

 

xo em

  • March 18, 2011 - 4:04 pm

    Bunn Salarzon - I’ve worked with Ryan before. He’s great! And, I sure do miss that silly Alice!

  • March 18, 2011 - 5:45 pm

    Alice [MoscaPhoto.com] - love them! and loved being quasi-neighbors at the show, too!
    and OhEmGee! i can’t believe you put those jumping ones of me!! hilarious!! :)))

  • March 18, 2011 - 6:59 pm

    Cherie Ronning - Great photos, so sorry to have had to miss the event. The Magnifique Boutique owner is Jennie – not Haley – and yes she sure is super sweet.

    Loved the look of your booth – very fun and creative, I hope you booked some great brides at the show.

    Best ~ Cherie

  • March 19, 2011 - 2:15 pm

    Kristin - I absolutely LOVE these pictures! They are fantastic and capture the true essence of my friends.
    Thank you so much for taking these.

  • March 19, 2011 - 4:39 pm

    Brian - Hope to see the big day… in May!

  • March 21, 2011 - 3:44 pm

    Blaine Thornton - Great photos! Knowing Shawn and Paul personally, I would say some of these photos also capture a bit of their personality, which I really like.

  

Just over a week ago I headed downtown to meet one of my newest wedding clients. While planning for our session we brainstormed many ideas, but landed on a particular area of downtown Portland. This particular area has the perfect trifecta if you ask me, toys, art & food. Just like the couple I was pointing my camera at, these three things make me smile.

Shawn and Paul are awesome, they were up for anything and  fun to hang out with. We had a great time. :)I can not wait to shoot their spring wedding in just a few short months!

 

Here are a few of my favorites from their session so far:

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Shawn & Paul, it was great hanging out with you two! I am so looking forward to capturing your wedding! As all new clients I would love to throw down a blog challenge for you! If you can get 30 people to comment on this blog post, I will throw in an 11×14 print on the house! So leave some love people.

 

xo em

  • March 18, 2011 - 3:25 pm

    Rene - Beautiful photos of a beautiful couple!!!!

  • March 18, 2011 - 3:44 pm

    Shawn M. - Thank you Thank you! We’re very pleased! (Does this count as one blog post?) Can’t wait to see more!

  • March 18, 2011 - 3:56 pm

    Janie Graham - You did a great job capturing one of our favorite crazy, quirky couples!! My personal favorite is the 4th one down. We are so happy to be sharing this fun time with them.

  • March 18, 2011 - 4:02 pm

    liv - awwwww, it’s like my trifecta as well! two lovely friends and my favorite photographer of all times. great photos. xo.

  • March 18, 2011 - 4:05 pm

    Jeff Patterson - Awesome photos, guys! Photo #1 is a classic.

  • March 18, 2011 - 4:33 pm

    Kathy - What a FUN shoot! They are adorable! Can’t wait to see their wedding!

  • March 18, 2011 - 4:45 pm

    carrie - I think that black and white one 4th one is so sweet! Thanks for sharing with us this exciting time. God bless you both!

  • March 18, 2011 - 5:17 pm

    Marla Mathis - This is Shawn’s mom…All these pics are of the most beautiful woman in the world! Her guy is pretty special too! I am excited to be getting this great guy in our family. Love the pics. They do show their quirky side and their love! Can’t wait to see more!

  • March 18, 2011 - 7:48 pm

    Reda - It looks like you had fun doing these photos. I really like the fourth picture because it shows Shawn’s beautiful hair.

  • March 18, 2011 - 8:14 pm

    Jackie Moore - Love the creativity in the photography!

  • March 18, 2011 - 8:16 pm

    Aunt Sharon - These are playful and fun just like ya’ll. Your photographer did a great job capturing your spirit. Love the photos!

  • March 19, 2011 - 12:23 am

    Stacy - Awesome, beautiful pictures. What a gorgeous couple! I can see the love and happiness :)

  • March 19, 2011 - 6:50 am

    Ed Mathis - I’m glad they found each other
    Geat piictures and not just because they are two of my favorite people

    Dad

  • March 19, 2011 - 10:48 am

    Bertha Pearl - So much fun, and so much love…Congratulations!

  • March 19, 2011 - 2:57 pm

    Eric Bloodstorm - Best wishes for your future together.

  • March 19, 2011 - 4:27 pm

    Jessica Phares - I’ve not met Paul as of yet, but have known Shawn for some time. I’m so VERY happy for her to of found the love she truly deserves. She’s a beautiful woman, inside and out.
    My personal fav is the 4th one down as well – It shows her as she should be, loved, protected & cherished.
    Best of luck to you both! I couldn’t be happier for her (or him, he’s getting a good thing ;))

    With love always Lady,

    Jesse

  • March 19, 2011 - 7:13 pm

    Betty - Looks as if you had a lot of fun. Congratulations!

  • March 19, 2011 - 9:04 pm

    Amy P - These pictures are fantastic — such a great representation of this couple! My personal fave is the first one posted…I mean, c’mon, who doesn’t love seeing Paul make the same face as his Ugly Doll?!

  • March 20, 2011 - 10:07 am

    Aunt Sally - Beautiful photos. My favorite is photo number 4 from the top. Best wishes. Have a beautiful day.

  • March 20, 2011 - 11:55 am

    Bruce & Edie Glass - Edie and I haven’t seen Shawn since she was real little. We’re glad for you and Paul. God’s blessings and grace go with you all your days.

    Have fun, enjoy each other and life.

  • March 20, 2011 - 1:59 pm

    Edna Palmer - What great pictures….best of luck to you both!

    Edna

  • March 21, 2011 - 2:22 am

    jon graham - These are wonderful pictures, it almost make me want to go downtown, I haven’t been downtown in twenty years.
    You two are so cute together.
    thanks for sharing them

  • March 21, 2011 - 10:46 am

    Ela Solomon - I love the black and white photograph. You captured their emotions so well. They are adorable

  • March 21, 2011 - 11:46 am

    Jean - AWWWW! You two are so cute together!! Great picture choices!! I’m looking forward to the wedding in May!

  • March 21, 2011 - 1:54 pm

    Carol Caudill - Thank you for sharing pictures of this special time in your lives. What fun photos! I particularly liked the black and white photos, especially the fourth one in the series. Congratulations on your upcoming marriage. I wish you a lifetime of love and happiness together. May God richly bless your lives together.

    Carol

  • March 21, 2011 - 1:58 pm

    Christina Oshier - These pictures match your personality perfectly! I love seeing you so happy and wish you much much more of it!

    Christina

  • March 21, 2011 - 2:03 pm

    Stephanie Gallian - Beautiful pictures, beautiful couple!!! Can’t wait to see the wedding pics next!!!

  • March 21, 2011 - 2:26 pm

    Michelle - What a fun and beautiful couple. I love the PICS

  • March 21, 2011 - 2:31 pm

    Christine Newton - Beautiful!!!!!! Love them all, especially #4 which is so romantic… Ain’t love grand?!!!!

  • March 21, 2011 - 2:32 pm

    tim allen - Real love lights the world. Shine on!

  • March 21, 2011 - 2:39 pm

    Amy - Love the pictures!

  • March 21, 2011 - 2:39 pm

    Mary Gardner - You two look so cute and happy! I am happy for you! Many best wishes as you plan this step in your life together!

  • March 21, 2011 - 3:19 pm

    Marcia Kessler - Great pics, you 2. I especially like the black and white ones, very tender and sweet.

  • March 21, 2011 - 4:03 pm

    teresa Naimo - Amazing photos, love the downtown sites in the background, but especially love the black and white affectionate shots!

  • March 21, 2011 - 4:06 pm

    Clare McCullough - These photos are amazing and capture these two lovebirds so well :)

  • March 21, 2011 - 4:15 pm

    Brandt Rigby - What fun! I vote for number four. The color shots are just that–colorful and fun. I love the black and white intimate shots, though. Beautiful.

  • March 21, 2011 - 7:29 pm

    Jennifer Werden-Gillaspie - The pictures are great!!! They really turned out good. Bet you can’t wait for the wedding. ;-) Loved the black and white shots too!

  • March 22, 2011 - 1:41 pm

    Kyle M. - Wow, excellent pics! I’m looking foreward to the wedding guys, and I’m happy for you both. See you soon!

  • March 24, 2011 - 6:57 pm

    Jennifer Dale - Love these, shawn you are photogenic!

  • March 24, 2011 - 7:59 pm

    Beth Kaler - The toy store is the perfect setting for these two characters! All the soft and squishy huggable personalities belong together! The black and whites are precious and beautiful.

  • March 28, 2011 - 9:02 am

    Buzz Graham - Great Pics…B&W my Fav…Cant wait for the Event of the Year!
    Aloha and all that.

  • April 16, 2011 - 9:08 am

    Skip & Sheila Gilmore - Love the photos… thanks for sharing them with us. Best wishes for a continued wonderful life together!!

  • June 6, 2011 - 2:41 pm

    multnomah falls wedding | oregon wedding & baby photographer emily g photography - […] knew after doing Shawn & Paul’s engagement session that this was going to be a fun wedding. Held at the beautiful and historic Multnomah Falls […]

  

Miranda and I go way back to pizza selling high-school days. She has always been a beautiful, funny, smart girl, so when she contacted me about booking a maternity session I jumped at the chance.

We had a great time catching up, talking about babies, and making some beautiful photos.

Here are a few of my favorites so far:

Miranda & James thanks again for your flexibility with scheduling! I am so glad this worked out. I hope your move went well, I can not wait to meet your little lady! I will have the whole gallery very soon.

 

xo em