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Shannon & Milan // Portland Anniversary Photographer

Shannon & Milan’s 5 Year Anniversary

Portrait of a husband and wife - Portland Anniversary Photographer+

Shannon and Milan are two of my favorite people. We geek out on photography gear together, we shoot together, we gush about food together, and they are most definitely one of the sweetest couples I’ve ever known.

Their love for each other is apparent the instant you see them together and their joy is contagious.

So when Shannon asked me to take their 5 year wedding anniversary portraits I didn’t hesitate for a second!

Shannon, Milan, Andrew (my trusty partner in crime), Sammie & Olive (the pups), and I piled into my little red Subaru and took off towards the hills. After a few miles of dirt road and smelly dog breath we finally made it to our destination, a shot-gun shell strewn mountain side with a view of the valley below.

It was a perfect evening, with good friends, Polaroid cameras, and crazy little dogs that could teach the Energizer Bunny a thing or two.

Thank you, Shannon and Milan, for choosing me to be your anniversary photographer. πŸ™‚

A woman in the woods with her two boston terriers - Portland Anniversary Photographer+

Film portraits of Sammie and Olive - the Boston Terriers+

Sammie and Olive ran circles around us all day. I was only able to capture the two of them sitting after a lot of coaxing near the end of our session.

Love Birds - Husband and Wife, A 5 Year Wedding Anniversary Session+

Husband and Wife in the Woods with a Polaroid Camera - Portland Anniversary Photographer+

It was nearly impossible to get Shannon to stop laughing… But that’s just who she is. Β Constantly smiling with a contagious joy that infuses everything she does.

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You can see the love between this husband and wife - Portland Anniversary Photographer+

Film Portraits of a Husband and Wife in the Woods+

The ground was covered in shotgun shells in blue, red and orange which added an interesting pop of color to the dirt and rocks beneath our feet.

Husband and Wife in the Woods - Portland Anniversary Photographer+

Dirt and white dresses don’t often come together happily but when a car drives by at just the right moment, kicking up golden dust for the late afternoon sunbeams to shine through, it makes for a perfect pairing.

Black and White - A couple and their giant dandelion +

A couple in love - Husband and Wife in the Woods+

A Wooded Path in California+

Man and Wife at Sunset in the Woods with their Polaroid Cameras - Portland Anniversary Photographer+

Dress – Free People

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  • July 22, 2013 - 3:54 pm

    Shannon Rosan - OHMYGOSH, OHMYGOSH, OHMYGOSH.

    THANK YOUUUUUUU!!!

    The kind words. The amazing images. For being such an amazing friend.

    I am speechless πŸ™‚ReplyCancel

    • July 23, 2013 - 12:31 pm

      Bria - Shannon – I’m so glad you like them! πŸ™‚ReplyCancel

  • July 22, 2013 - 8:51 pm

    Kim - What an awesome session, Bria! Love all the smiles. πŸ™‚ReplyCancel

  • August 21, 2013 - 1:04 pm

    Hope - Wow, wow!!! You are totally my new inspiration! What a beautiful couple. You truly captured their happiness as it shows through your beautiful photos.ReplyCancel

    • August 22, 2013 - 11:33 am

      Bria - Thanks Hope! I’m so glad you enjoy my work and am looking forward to seeing more of you around here. πŸ™‚ReplyCancel

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