Haystack Rock Couples Photos | Cannon Beach Wedding Photographer | Katie + Jackson

This session was my first ever session at the Haystack Rock in Cannon Beach, Oregon. We actually did this session 2 hours after landing from Ohio. After being up for 18 hours with 4 hours of sleep and a 4.5 flight, my second photographer/assistant aka my sister, Rachael, hopped off the plane, got our rental car, and headed straight to the Oregon coast! We were trying to beat the rain because starting that night, it would rain EVERY SINGLE DAY of our 3 day Oregon trip.

Katie and Jackson met us on the cold and rainy beach but their smiles and attitude were sunshine. Katie kicked off her shoes even though the sand was bitterly cold. These two are getting married this fall by another Oregon wedding photographer but I felt so lucky to have captured even an hour of their love story. We played music and danced all over in front of Haystack Rock while watching the puffins and seagulls fly around us. I always find that the sunsets that are my favorite happen either during rain or right after a storm. The colors kept changing and made the session every 15 minutes look different than the last.

This was just the begging of a weekend full of photo shoots and meeting so many amazing couples. Katie and Jackson were some of the sweetest and kindest people. So patient and so happy. If you are heading to Cannon Beach or planning a wedding there and need a Cannon Beach wedding photographer, send me an email or inquiry! LET’S MAKE MAGIC.


  1. Jenna LeRoy

    June 12th, 2019 at 6:28 pm

    I LOVE the Oregon coast! You captured it well and lucked out with a gorgeous sunset 🙂 Love the moment and emotion in these.

  2. Traci

    June 12th, 2019 at 7:09 pm

    The Oregon coast is always a stunner! So beautiful

  3. Cat Ekkelboom-White

    June 13th, 2019 at 6:08 am

    I love the pure joy and love that you captured between them. I couldn’t help but smile at their grinning faces. Just gorgeous.

  4. Katy Weaber

    June 13th, 2019 at 6:44 pm

    Awe these Haystack Rock engagement photos are SO CUTE!! What a gorgeous session with so much emotion!

  5. Courtney Phillips

    June 13th, 2019 at 6:55 pm

    Hi can we be BFFs because I think you’re the cutest and take the cutest photos and I’m from Ohio too!!! <3 <3 <3

  6. April Walsh

    June 13th, 2019 at 7:59 pm

    I love how everything reflects in the wet sand on Cannon Beach. Their love is so obvious and I love how you captured it.

  7. Mollie

    June 13th, 2019 at 8:00 pm

    Oh my gosh this is so amazing! I love how you captured this day and the blog post tells the story so well!

  8. Marcela Pulido

    June 13th, 2019 at 9:37 pm

    Dang, what a beautiful couple! You totally lucked out with the Oregon weather and not getting nonstop rain. That worked out perfectly!

  9. savannah

    June 14th, 2019 at 7:23 pm

    Her jumpsuit is EVERYTHING! I loved the moodiness to this shoot, not only are you an amazing photographer, but love the editing style too!

  10. Brittany Johnson

    June 14th, 2019 at 8:44 pm

    In love with their style and the way you captured them in such an iconic location! Cannon beach is so beautiful’

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