We were thrilled to be asked to be a part of this themed styled shoot. Think candlelight romance with a slight Titanic theme. All of this taking place at the beautiful 'The Ruins at the Astor'.
This is what I found out about the building:
The Astor Hotel was built in 1921 and envisioned as a modern marvel. A forward-looking, reinforced concrete skyscraper, destined to be the tallest building on the Oregon coast. A tourist destination in its own right, in a town booming with the opening successes of the Modern Era.
Over the next 87 years, pummeled by natural and economic disasters, the building struggled to live up to that vision.
Today, under the leadership of Paul Caruana--a successful designer, builder, and hotelier--the Astor is given a new chance to fulfil that original vision of glory.
Come in! Accept our invitation. Don’t miss this opportunity to explore the space where history meets innovation and passion.
Read more here: www.astorbuilding.com/index.html
This photographer is based in Astoria, believes in capturing real moments, human dynamics and the beauty all around us.
This photographer is well acquainted with this beautiful coastal area, as she grew up here. I am really a fan of her work! Check the photos out below.
Ruins at the Astor
Under the Veil
Louisa Rose Photography
Hair & Makeup:
The Union Knot
Rentals & Decor:
The Party Pros
LED Pillar Candles:
NW Event Rentals
Bloomin Crazy Floral
Charlotte's Weddings & More
Next Dimension Bakery
This was a multi photographer styled shoot! Enjoy the variety of images!
More may be added as I receive them.
Havana Nights Inspired Wedding at Tendue
Designer, Planner, & Décor/Floral: YOUnique Events & Design
Invitation Suite: Gemini Design House
Calligraphy/Chalkboard Artist: Artful Virgo
Garland for Guest Table: Pacific Garland
Mixologist: Katerina Burlay
Cake: Next Dimension Bakery
Desserts: Tres Belle Cookies
Makeup: Tiffany Randolph, Savvy Hair Studio
Hair: Kyla Whiting, Pin it Pretty
Models: Evin & Jasmin Thomas
Photo by Kerry Schell Photography
Photos by Corina Silva Studios
Photos by Emily Vandehey Photography
Come back and check as I update with more photos later!!
UPDATE! Sept 9, 2018 - We are excited to have found out that our collaborative work has been featured on an Aisle Society blog! The photographer shared the Columbia River Gorge Elopement Inspired shoot and we were all published. How exciting. So, I am adding the direct link here: aisleperfect.com/2018/08/colorful-outdoor-wedding-inspiration-on-the-columbia-river.html
This took place at Cascade Locks/Government Cove, a last minute shoot we helped out with a cutting cake. Multiple pinks, orange, and yellow, with hints of deep red!
"Anyone thinking "table goals"? Just me? I am over here swooning over this shoot from last week. I am so thankful for all the vendors that came together to make this amazing shoot happen! Keep an eye out for more images to be shared from this fantastic shoot out in Cascade Locks!"
-Erin Sellard, owner and photographer at Willow Creek Studios!
I am truly amazed at Erin's work, please support her and check out her portfolio on her website: willowcreekstudios.net/
We took a trip up to this venue on the Sunday of the event!
So glad we did! We were going to have the cake picked up, but decided to make a trip out of it. I had never been up to this venue before (although I have been to The Gorge), and it was an absolute D R E A M !
We did some exploring around Historic Columbia River Highway afterwards. If you plan on visiting from out of town -- this area should definitely be on your bucket list!
Planning: YOUnique Events & Design
Invitation suite: Gemini Design House
Floral: Lucy’s Informal Flowers
Cake: Next Dimension Bakery
Makeup: Megan Blake
Hair: Victoria Lou Hair
Jewelry: Chloe and Isabel by Rebecca Gehrke
Gown & Bride clothing: LaBelle Salon
Gown- Gazania #206 by Adi Shlomo of Israel
U.S. Rep.: Revel Design Studio
Venue: Bridal Veil Lakes
Model-bride: Jaime Lauren
There was a handful of photographers for this shoot, so I picked a few out of the stack, and I'll let you know why I picked them (read more below)!
Photos by Meagan Gibson Photography
Overall, I really enjoyed this photographer's light hearted editing.
I really couldn't find anything that was anything but perfection in these shots!
Don't you agree!?!?
Meagan recently made the move from Arizona to Oregon!
Photos by Stephanie Ford Photography
I really felt that this photographer had an excellent grasp on BTS
(which by the way, means, 'Behind The Scenes').
Great job, Stephanie!
Photos by Erin Fortin Photography
I'm really enjoying the depth and richness in color in these photos.
Crisp, clean, clear!
Erin is originally from Colorado!
Photos by Nadia Joyce Photography
I saved one of my very favorites for last! Nadia seems to bring every aspect into perfect union. Not just the shots, but the poses, and staging.... colors, depth... you name it! I found her blog on her website, she is currently traveling in Rome,
check out her fun blog here: nadiajoycephotography.com/blog/
I really hope you enjoyed this blog post!
NEXT DIMENSION BAKERY
(503) 530-8177 Text OK!
Custom Cakes & Artisan Breads
Private kitchen in Banks, Oregon.
All orders must be placed online.
We are not a retail storefront, however we offer easy access off Main Street in Banks by appt. only!
Disabled veteran owned business.
WHERE YOU MAY FIND US!
Forest Grove Farmers Market, May 1, 2019 - October 30, 2019 (every Wed.)
Portland Bridal Show, January 12 - 13, 2019
Oregon Wedding Showcase - Portland, October 12 - 13, 2019