Why you should love your photographer...

On your wedding day you will be spending about 85-90% of your entire day with your photographer by your side. They will be guiding you through every step of the day! You want someone there you trust, who is organized, and who you can have fun with!

When you love your photographer and get along with them really well you can let your guard down around them. You can crack silly jokes and laugh and have fun! In doing so, you end up with not only amazing and genuine photos, but you'll have an even better experience!

When you've taken the time to get to know the person photographing you, they will know and understand your specific needs and wants. They will know the best way to capture you and bring out your best smiles, laughs, and natural emotions. Plus who doesn't love making new friends?!

Skyler + Andrew: A July Wedding at Mount Tom House

July 14, 2023

Mount Tom House was an incredible venue to capture Sky and Andy’s gorgeous wedding day! I absolutely love the regular venues I get the honor to return to. But there’s something so exciting about capturing a wedding in a location that is completely brand new to me! It sparks so much creativity and this location was EPIC! Nestled in the quiet wooded area in Harrisburg, Oregon, Mount Tom House isn’t just a wedding venue. They are a bed and breakfast and can be a location for all kinds of special events!

July at Mount Tom House

Sky and Andy wanted a place they could stay the weekend with some of their close friends and family. They loved the beautiful grounds and I completely agree with them! What’s better than a bridge with a draping willow tree, various ponds, stone steps and an amazing owner? I was floored by this place! Sky and Andy’s day was filled with stunning florals and the most amazing bridal party! They were all so sweet and you could tell how much they love Sky and Andy.

There were so many favorite moments of this day! It’s so hard to choose just one. Though seeing their sweet pup, Jovi again was definitely a highlight! She was so sweet during their engagement session and I LOVED that they had a doggy biscuit bar in honor of her! How freaking cute is that?! Still swooning over their florals, Sky’s gorgeous bridesmaids also made all of their own bouquets. Talk about some serious talent! They turned out flawless. Even flower petals showered over these two as they walked back down the aisle. Sky and Andy were SO amazing to work with! They were so easy going and fully put their trust into Chelsea and myself to help make magic on their day. From arriving at Mount Tom House and seeing all the excitement to dancing with them out on the dance floor, I will always cherish this day! I wish you both an incredible life together!

The amazing vendor team!

Venue: Mount Tom House https://www.mounttomhouse.com/

Photographer: Me! Joni Loraine Photography http://joniloraine.me

Hair: Hello Lovely Hair https://www.instagram.com/hello.lovely.hair

Makeup: Makeup by Laur https://www.instagram.com/makeup.by.laur

Florals: Branch and Bramble https://branchandbramblefloral.com

Catering/Bartending: Tacos el Machin https://www.facebook.com/p/Tacos-El-Machin-100063567731421/

DJ: Ty Turner

Love elegant summer weddings? You’ll love Staci + Todd’s special day at Langdon Farms! https://joniloraine.me/2023/07/08/an-elegant-wedding-at-langdon-farms/


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