The Gambler & the Thief

Have you heard the sweet melodies of The Gambler and the Thief? Because you should. They. Are. Awesome.

I first met Tim and Vanessa while collaborating on a benefit concert in Bend, Oregon for Otino Waa Children’s Village. After getting coffee with Vanessa and hearing their music, I was so pumped to have them as part of the music line up along with Precious Byrd.

After the show, they asked if I’d be up for doing some photography for their band, The Gambler and the Thief. They’re relatively new to Central Oregon, having lived all over the US, and Vanessa really loves the high desert, so we headed out to one of my favorite locations.

They are too cute.

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Simple Arrow Boutique

If you haven’t heard of Simple Arrow Boutique, you’ve gotta check it out! My dear friend, Kristen, started this awesome online boutique and I had the chance to photograph some of her spring line. She’s got new, cute stuff in all the time. Honestly, I felt pretty cool getting to preview all the beautiful clothes before they were released. Check them out!

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Armature Wedding {Bend Oregon Photographer}

Hey friends!

Today on the blog I have this incredible wedding that was located in Shevlin Park and at this super cool location called the Armature in Bend Oregon. Armature is this super cool venue tucked away among artist studio space and shops, right near the Workshop and the original Sparrow Bakery.If you haven’t spent time on Scott Street, you should put it on your list!

So, I hate to play favorites, but Travis and Valerie are a super cool couple. They epitomize so much of what a Bendite is: active, adventurous, kind, beer-lovers and they care about their community. And they are SO. IN. LOVE. I had a blast photographing their special wedding day. I actually met them through some past wedding clients of mine (Steve and Geena) who were married in Tulum, Mexico. I got to say a hello to Ryan and Alyssa who now have 2 beautiful kiddos, to view their wedding click here.

All that to say, although Bend growing rapidly, it still has that great small town feel and it’s filled with awesome people. I love running into past clients and seeing the seven degrees of separation.

Enjoy this lovely Central Oregon wedding. Life is good friends.

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