Professional Photographer Mai Duong, the most enthusiastic photographer you will ever meet.

A Pre Wedding Shoot at Cannon Beach and Sentinel Hotel

Cannon Beach Pre-Wedding Portraits

Sunny Day, Purple Flowers, and Elegant Palace.  Those were the three dream components that William and Tran wanted for their pre-wedding shoot.  They dreamed up a portrait session of bright sunny beaches, guitar serenades, fun dates, purple flowers, and romantic evening palaces.  Amazingly enough, we got them all.  We drove away from rainy Portland, exited the forest, and found a sunny Cannon Beach waiting for us!  Along the drive back, we stopped at field covered with purple flowers, and ended at the Sentinel Hotel (formerly known as the Governor Hotel), who were really, really generous and kind to let us come shoot in their empty reception halls.

Cannon Beach Pre-Wedding Portraits

Cannon Beach Pre-Wedding Portraits

They were so excited to see sun at Cannon Beach they immediately took off to enjoy it.

Cannon Beach Pre-Wedding Portraits

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Cannon Beach Pre-Wedding Portraits

Cannon Beach Pre-Wedding Portraits

Cannon Beach Pre-Wedding Portraits

Cannon Beach Pre-Wedding Portraits

Cannon Beach Pre-Wedding Portraits

Cannon Beach Pre-Wedding Portraits Cannon Beach Pre-Wedding Portraits

Cannon Beach Pre-Wedding Portraits

Ice Cream in the summer isn’t the easiest for photos, guess that means they’ll have to eat it up quick!

Cannon Beach Pre-Wedding Portraits

Cannon Beach Pre-Wedding Portraits

Tran’s favorite color is purple, and she really wanted photos in her ao dai in a field filled with purple flowers.

Cannon Beach Pre-Wedding Portraits

Cannon Beach Pre-Wedding Portraits

Cannon Beach Pre-Wedding Portraits

Cannon Beach Pre-Wedding Portraits Cannon Beach Pre-Wedding Portraits

Cannon Beach Pre-Wedding Portraits

Let me just reiterate how amazing the Governor Hotel is.  They’ve got beautiful banquet and meeting rooms, perfect for any size wedding, and the staff are super awesome.

Cannon Beach Pre-Wedding Portraits

Cannon Beach Pre-Wedding Portraits

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Cannon Beach Pre-Wedding Portraits

Cannon Beach Pre-Wedding Portraits Cannon Beach Pre-Wedding Portraits

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Mai Duong is a Portland wedding photographer, also based in the San Francisco, Northern California area.  She is available for weddings in the United States and Europe.  MaiCamera Photography focuses on photographic storytelling by capturing natural moments.   For booking inquires or more information about wedding photography in the Portland area and beyond, please contact Mai.

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One response

  1. Beautiful job, Chippy! Love the colors!

    February 19, 2014 at 8:52 pm

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