We’ve all heard of the cool Funeral for My Youth trend where not so old people celebrate the end of their “Youth” at their 30th birthday. I’ve always thought it was so cool and been so impressed with some of the creative stuff people have come up with to celebrate this milestone. So when one of my friends asked me to photograph her sister’s 30th birthday and her funeral to My Twenties celebration on the beaches of Newport, Oregon I was IN right away!
They wore all black with black hats and the birthday honoree even wore an all black veil. And in true Oregon Coast fashion, it was quite windy as well so it made for some awesome windy hair and veil photos! It was like a somber but fun wedding party, with beer and champagne and silly husbands! Although the guys didn’t participate in the shoot, they were still there in the background causing a hoot and a whole lot of smiles!
Oregon Beaches make a great backdrop for any photoshoot, it was such a blast getting to capture these super fun moments on the Oregon coast! I can’t wait for the next! Here’s to getting older, smarter, wiser, and more badass every year!~
All images and content copyright Rose Photos by Ronnekia, 2023.