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Life with Two Toddlers

If you know me personally, you know I have two very funny, bright, and adorable toddlers. If you don't know me... well, now you know. Life with two toddlers is crazy. Like, literally crazy-making, and some days I break out into my worst rendition of Ozzy Osborne. Some days, I can just ride the crazy [...]

Deep Woods Events | Elmira, Oregon | Glitz and Glam Styled Shoot

This styled shoot was inspired by old world luxury and glamour, with subtle hints of Art Deco flair. The cake, cake, escort cards, signs - and even a plum! – were adorned with gold leaf accents.

A Rainy Day Engagement Session

Veronica and Ryan will be getting married at Shadow Hills Country Club this coming September. Most people I have ever photographed (that is, all people until Veronica and Ryan) have always tried to schedule photos for a sunny day. But Veronica jumped at the chance of doing a rainy day engagement session, and I was [...]

Megan and Grant

What a lovely day and what lovely people! Megan and Grant, I wish you a beautiful marriage filled with love and laughter, just as your wedding day was. Venue: Weddings on the Hill Flowers: Flowers by Carol Kelly Cake: Papa Haydn Dress: Anna's Bridal Photo Booth: Munson Photo  BoothDJ: https://www.theknot.com/marketplace/sundown-entertainment-nw-portland-or-595232

Jack’s 5 Year Photos

For the past 5 years - from the time of his birth - I have taken pictures of my nephew Jack around his birthday. This year we did the photos at his home. These were my favorite set yet, because they show Jack where he feels safest. I loved each smile, giggle, and every bit [...]

Baby Henry’s Birth

I first met Kristyn and Joshua when they were looking for a photographer for their wedding. They were so warm and kind, and I just knew I wanted to have them as clients, so I was thrilled when they booked me. About a month and a half ago, Kristyn contacted me letting me know that [...]

A Work in Progress

I know it's been many months since I've posted. I know it's best to blog at least once a week. And about onece a week I make a resolution to blog more. But like life, this blog is a work in progress. And I have been working, and progressing. Some things I hope to share [...]

Little Livi

Little Livi was seven weeks old when we did her newborn pictures. She was just starting to smile and coo. As my daughter is now nearly 4 months old, it was hard not to think about how much my little girl has grown in just a "few" weeks. Livi is the first girl for the [...]

Spring Family Session at Doris Ranch

I first met this mama at a New Year's gathering. She had a beautiful little girl who was just a few months old at the time, but who had already shown that she was a feisty one. This little firecracker and my son shared their first kiss together when they were about a year old [...]