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2017 Wedding Giveaway!

Here it is! The annual wedding giveaway!

I am teaming up with Amanda Dant of Morning Glories Floral this time, so not only will the winner receive a big prize from me, they’ll also get a gorgeous bouquet from her! You can see examples of her work throughout my blog, as well as below.




~A $1,000 gift card to Kel Ward Photography.
~A wedding bouquet by Morning Glories Floral.




Please be sure to read all of the information carefully, before submitting your entry, as incomplete
entries may be excluded from consideration!



1. Deadline for entry is January 31, 2017 at 11:59pm.
2. Winning couple will be announced on February 7, 2017.
3. All participants will be contacted with results of the contest, prior to the public announcement.
4. Wedding must be held between 2/10/17 and 12/31/17.
5. If you are already booked with me, you may use the gift card towards your remaining balance.
6. If you’ve already paid your full balance, you may use the gift card towards products.
7. Travel expenses may apply to weddings further than 60 miles from Salem, Oregon.
8. Kel Ward Photography must be the exclusive photographer at your wedding.
9. You must have a confirmed wedding date to be eligible (location preferred, but not required).
10. Incomplete or incorrect entries will not be considered.
11. Winning couple will be chosen by a panel of judges.
12. Wedding bouquet must not exceed a $200 value.
13. If you do not get a confirmation email back within a few days, please inquire.
14. Gift card may only be used towards a wedding photography package.
15. Gift card may not be used towards super 8 services.
16. Gift card is not redeemable for cash.
17. Gift card may only be applied to wedding photography services.
18. Floral arrangement may be excluded, if wedding is not local.
19. Gift card expires on 12/31/17.
20. No other discounts will be applied to wedding package.
21. Please inquire for wedding pricing, if you are unsure of my rates.
22. All entries are subject to availability (i.e., I have blackout dates).
23. Elopements and vow renewals are eligible to win.
24. LGBTQ+ couples are encouraged to enter.
25. Receptions only (if you’ve already eloped) are also eligible to win.




Email the information below to kelwardphotography@gmail.com.
Please include the questions in your email, with your answers.

1. What are your names?
2. What event are you planning (wedding, elopement, vow renewal, etc.)?
3. What is the date of your wedding or event?
4. Where is your event being held (if you already know)?
5. How did the two of you you meet?
6. How did you get engaged? If you’re already married, please tell me about your wedding.
7. What do you have envisioned for your wedding or event (colors, style, mood, etc.)?
8. Is there anything about your wedding or event that is unique?
9. Is there anything that makes you unique, as a couple?
10. Are you already booked with Kel Ward Photography for your 2017 wedding?
11. Why should you win a $1,000 gift card from Kel Ward Photography?
12. Have you ever been photographed by Kel Ward Photography? (If so, explain)
13. What do you think you might like for a wedding bouquet?
14. How did you hear about this contest?
15. Please send a photo of the two of you (cell phone selfie is fine).



Pease email me at kelwardphotography@gmail.com with any questions!

Eugene Oregon Wedding Photographer | featured on wedding colors

It has been an exciting week for me, with my work being featured multiple times, on various blogs! This feature, over on Wedding Colors, shows how Erin and Jarod incorporated red and orange into their fall wedding at Dancing Deer Mountain.
Click on the image below to view the full feature.

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Salem Newborn Photographer | Featured on Little Bellows!

Oh my gosh, I’m so excited and honored to be featured on the Little Bellows blog again!
This time it was a newborn session in my studio (the first in my studio, actually).
Adorable little Tate and his beautiful mama look amazing on film!
Shot with my Canon EOS-3 and Portra 400 film.

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