Portland in January is exactly what you think it is, dark and rainy. But that doesn’t deter me from capturing amazing people getting married, especially when Bridgeport brewery is involved! Ashley and Kevin were getting ready at the Heathman Hotel and then having their ceremony and reception at Bridgeport Brewing, which I got super excited for as its a mix of two things I … Read More A Portland Bridgeport Brewing Wedding with Ashley and Kevin
Trying to find a non-rainy in February here in Portland is a tricky thing to do. Luckily, we scheduled Amanda and Jamison’s engagement shoot, and the rain stayed away from us the entire time. However, the Hoyt Arboretum does provide a fantastic tree canopy in case the rain starts up. We started just above the Wedding Meadow and hiked down along the path to the Redwood … Read More Hoyt Arboreteum Engagement | Amanda and Jamison
The wedding was in the middle of summer at one of Portland’s lesser known parks. Council Crest is tucked up in the hills among neighborhoods and twisted roads. After a few logistic hiccups, they had a perfect little ceremony surrounded by friends, overlooking Portland, and a backdrop of Mount Hood in the distance.
Catherine and Adam met me at the International Rose Test Gardens up in Washington Park and a very clear and warm day. Luckily, we started out early enough to miss a lot of the crowds.
We love networking and meeting new people! One of our goals is to help others succeed in their businesses as well. I listed the vendors hometown, but most are open to traveling to help out their couples. Feel free to like their page, send them messages, and tell them that Missy Fant Photography sent you! Below is a list (with links) of vendors we … Read More Some of Our Favorite People.
Erin and Justin met me in downtown Portland, OR to see what we could find to create some fun images to describe how awesome Portland is. We met at Powell’s and walked down Burnside stopping at parks, landmarks, and some of the quirky things that keep Portland weird. However, we were kicked out of the parking lot which housed the famous “Keep Portland Weird” … Read More A Very Portland Engagement | Erin and Justin
Kim and Kirk chose Camas Meadows for their mid winter wedding. The venue is nice year round and the fountain is gorgeous lit up at night. We started with getting ready upstairs, Missy was with Kim and the girls while Charity (Narrow Path Photography) was Kirk and the boys! The wedding went off perfectly and the reception was a blast. The rain even held … Read More Camas Meadows Wedding | Kim and Kirk
Bria and Joey have a special attachment to Pacific City, so of course thats where we went for their engagement session! It was in January, so of course it had rained all weekend. Luckily the weather gods knew that we had an engagement session to shoot and let the sun shine through for an amazing sunset beach session. Such a wonderful way to spend … Read More Pacific City Engagement | Bria and Joey
An unusually dry and dusty summer had us prepared for a gorgeous wedding in the little Oregon coast town of Nehalem at the beginning of August. In the summertime, an Oregon coast wedding is a DREAM due to our hot summers with little rain. The coast offers a nice reprieve from the summer heat. Waking up that Saturday was a different story. Cloud cover … Read More Oregon Coast Wedding with Jennifer and Michael | Vancouver, WA Wedding Photographer Missy Fant
After a few years of being a portrait photographer, I decided to challenge myself and try my hand at wedding photography. I talked another portrait photographer into helping me out, and off we went. Knowing a little about landscape, portrait, and essential lighting we did our first few weddings at a low cost. This allowed us to test how we worked together and if … Read More 10 things I Have Learned in my First Season as a Wedding Photographer