The Victorian Belle Mansion Wedding : Tips from a Portland Wedding Photographer

It’s not everyday you get married at a mansion but if period charm is high on your list, The Victorian Belle is a must-see!

This 1800s mansion is in North Portland and whenever I shoot weddings there, I can’t get over how intimate it feels. You literally cannot see or hear any traffic thanks to the big, beautiful hedges that surround the property. You’d never know you were in the city while still getting all the benefits of being centrally located.

Blockhouse: Tips from a Portland Wedding Photographer

There are few quicker ways to a photographer’s heart than good lighting and let me tell you, Blockhouse has some GREAT lighting.

This wedding and events venue in Portland, Oregon, is located in the Pearl District and as soon as I saw it, I just knew I had to shoot there. I loved how intimate the space felt even in the city but more than that, I couldn’t get over all of the greenery!