Urban Nighttime Adventure Engagement Session in Portland, Oregon
Updated: Mar 1, 2019
When Amanda said she really wanted a nighttime engagement session in the city - our response was an immediate "Heck yes!!" We first met Amanda + Evan for dessert at the cutest pastry shop on 12th and Alder (Yummy! -->Petunia's Pies and Pastries) to chat about their wedding and what they had in mind. Sometimes first meetings can be awkward and other times there can be an instant connection - this was definitely the latter. We felt like we had known each other forever instead of just meeting.
Once Amanda + Evan booked us for their wedding photography we began chatting about their engagement photos. There was talk about a snow session up at Trillium Lake and other outdoor options because they were really into camping and hiking. So when Amanda mentioned the idea of a nighttime session in downtown Portland we were a bit surprised but super excited!
While golden hour and sunset are gorgeous times for photos there is something magical about the city lights when the sun goes down. And any chance to have a unique photo session that can bring your dreams to life - we are so down!
After meeting up for drinks in Portland we headed out to the streets for their Engagement Session. In between making out on street corners and twirling on the sidewalk - we had a great time with these two lovebirds. Our sessions are a vast mix between being super goofy, having intimate moments and some serious moments. Of course, if you ever have any specific preference - we are happy to accommodate the look and feel you are wanting. Our goal is that you feel natural and comfortable in front of the camera. So the entire experience feels more like a double date with us than a forced photo session. We want to capture you both as you are. :)
And just when we were chatting about wrapping up - we 'had just one more' we had to get! And so glad we did! :) (See below)
We cannot wait for Amanda + Evan's wedding this summer! Since this session, we have gone out to the private farm where their wedding will take place and met family members already. Very excited for their wedding day and the chance to hang out with these two lovelies again!
We have even been invited to bring our small travel trailer to their location so we can be onsite the night before, day of and night of. We are so blessed to get to meet the most amazing people while doing what we love!
As wedding photographers, we love getting a chance to do engagement photos for our couples as well! Often, our engagement sessions turn into Adventure Sessions if you are up for it. Our Adventure Sessions entail hiking or walking continuously to different locations rather than just being at one location for photos. Adventure Sessions can take many forms and different levels of exertion and we love customizing each session for each couple. Interested in having an Adventure Session with us? Let's chat!
Myrtle Creative Co. is a traveling wife + husband photography team who specializing in vibrant photography for the adventurous at heart. Contact us for your love and adventure!