Samantha met us at the Oregon Wedding Showcase almost a year ago. We all hit it off right away. She is one of those rare people you can’t help but love as soon as you meet her. She seems to have this gravitational pull that only attracts awesomeness. We got to meet Michael in February when we got to hang out with the two of them for their engagement shoot. They chose the Multnomah County Library in Portland for their shoot. It was so unique and so them, it just fit. Needless to say the photos were incredible and we had a blast shooting them. It seems like we have been waiting for their wedding day FOREVER! Well, it was well worth the wait. It couldn’t have turned out any better. Thank you both so much for choosing us to be your photographers. You two are truly special people. We feel so lucky to get to call you friends. 🙂
ceremony & reception // Sam’s parents property in downtown Eugene.
hair // Gervais Salon
makeup // Self
florist // Toby
ceremony music // Chico Schwall & Friends
reception music // The Sugar Beets
guest lodging // Out of town guests stayed at The Secret Garden Inn
cake // Sweet Life Patisserie
tents, rentals, linnens, lighting // Essig Entertainment
graphic designs, invitations, programs, pedicab signs, wine labels, etc… // Mallory Rex (so very talented!)
catering // Sam & Mike hired food carts instead of a single caterer. They hired Garbanzo Grille, and Field to Table. Family friend Raul Raiz helped out immensely as well, he even came back the next morning and cooked everyone brunch!
Maid of honor Keeley and Groomsman Peter Koh performed a duet for their first dance to the Ingrid Michaelson song “You and I”, of which Pete had never before played the ukulele!!! I want to give them credit for all of their preparation and love they put into that performance. It was amazing!
Special thanks to Sharon & Michael for opening your home to everyone! You two were the best hosts anyone could ask for.
Thank you so much for making it a such a special weekend for everyone!