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Brasada Ranch Bend Oregon Wedding | Iris and Andy

Wedding

Iris and Andy hosted their destination wedding at the beautiful Brasada Ranch Resort in Bend Oregon. Everything was so heartfelt, detailed, and special to Iris and Andy. In fact, it was everything I love in a wedding. The couple recently moved to Portland from NYC so, they had a lot of guests traveling from the East Coast to celebrate with them!

When you think of weddings in Bend, Oregon in August, you rarely think that the day will be cold and rainy. Luckily, the rain held out long enough for us to have their first look and ceremony. However, the deep gray clouds made for stunning portraits of Andy and Iris at the Brasada Ranch Resort.

The Brasada Ranch Resort in Bend Oregon

The Brasada Ranch Resort wedding venue in Bend, Oregon sits on 2,000 acres of farms and wildlands. It’s as if the resort was made for whimsical portraits like the one’s I captured of Iris and Andy. First, we visited an old wood bridge for the reveal of Iris and her beautiful dress to Andy. Second, we strolled through the rolling hills to take portraits before the ceremony.

We wandered past a pond, through a path with lush desert bushes and flowers in bloom. Every photo I captured at the Brasada Ranch was jaw dropping. The beauty of the portraits may have had something to do with the storm clouds trying to steal the sunset. 

Floral Arrangements

The ceremony was beautifully framed with a custom arch by Bend Floral Artistry. The floral arrangement swayed gently with the light August breeze. The sweet pinks and greenery contrasted beautifully against the deep gray of the clouds rolling in behind them. 

Brasada Ranch Resort Reception

A ranch wedding would not be complete without a surprise line dancing lesson! The guests had the opportunity to immerse themselves in a small of sliver West Coast culture by learning the dance. A large number of the guests traveled from the East coast, so the quick lesson was much needed.

Andy waiting for the reveal of Iris for their first look. The brides mixed bouquet with light pinks, white, and green throughout.
The groom with his back to the camera waiting for his bride to walk toward him on an aged wood bridge. Andy faces the camera while Iris walks down the bridge toward him.
Iris and Andy share their first look at the Brasada Ranch Bend Oregon Resort.
Brasada Ranch Bend Oregon Resort Wedding
Bride and groom walk through Brasada Ranch Bend Oregon Resort while storm clouds roll in from behind.
Brasada Ranch Bend Oregon Resort Wedding
Iris and Andy share an intimate moment under the bridge before their Brasada Ranch Bend Oregon Resort Wedding
The bride and groom stroll through past a pond and green grasses for portraits at the Brasada Ranch Bend Oregon Resort
The wedding party before the ceremony at the Brasada Ranch Bend Oregon Resort
The couple walks down the aisle to the altar together
Andy and Iris seal the marriage with a kiss.
Brasada Ranch Bend Oregon Resort Wedding
Andy and Iris walk down the aisle as husband and wife.
Brasada Ranch Bend Oregon Resort Wedding
Brasada Ranch Bend Oregon Resort Wedding
The newlyweds at the reception at Brasada Ranch Bend Oregon Resort listening to their family and friends give speeches.
Andy feeds Iris a piece of cake, they also provided gluten free chocolate bites
The dancefloor comes alive as a line dancing lesson begins.
The married couple taking portraits in the tall grasses with the sun setting against gray clouds.
Brasada Ranch Bend Oregon Resort Wedding
The happily married couple taking a portrait against the bushes with the warm sun setting in the distance.

Venue: Brasada Ranch

Florist: Bend Floral Artistry

Umbrellas & Lighting: Heirlooms & Co

DJ: Bend Event SoundLine

Dance Teachers: Jenny Cooper

Hair & Makeup: Michelle Rackham

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