May 13, 2014

Portland Oregon Engagement Photographer // Columbia Gorge Proposal Photos

 

There’s something really magical about the gorge. It’s beauty is completely overwhelming. Maybe it’s because I’ve only lived here for 2 years but every hike, every trail, every view seems to take my breath away. Nico contacted me a few months ago to say he and his girlfriend were flying in from SLC to spend a few days in the PNW and how he was planning on asking her to marry him while hiking into the one of gorge’s waterfalls. I scouted out a slew of spots and found the perfect location. The day came. When I arrived I saw them getting out of their car and I tried to look like a standard 7am hiker minding my own business as I took off down the trail. We were the only people there that morning which made for an incredibly serene intimate experience. I walked quickly to my hiding spot and waited for Nico to lead his lady to the spot. It’s wild knowing what’s about to go down. Everything went perfect. She obvs said yes. I met up with them after giving them some time to soak up the moment, and we explored the magic land for some portraits. Enjoy.

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2 Comments

Tonhya Kae

how awesome is this?! these are great my friend.

15:40 May 13, 2014

Kristi James

THIS IS SOOOOOO BEAUTIFUL!!!! I love proposals and boy you did an amazing job capturing it. I love your compositions.. just everything!! Great work! Congratulations to the couple!

19:41 May 13, 2014

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