Amazing adventure engagement style anniversary session at the Oregon Lava Beds
I first photographed this lovely couple when they were engaged. We did a cute engagement-style session right across from where I live (there's a cute little church with beautiful grounds covered by grand oaks). Then a couple of months ago this lovely gal approached me for a family session - they had a little boy! [...]
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 [...]
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.
Last year I photographed some of my favorite weddings to date. The couples and venues were all amazing, and I can't help but showcase these beautiful people and details on my site (which is also sporting a brand-new logo!). So excited to see what 2017 brings! "May Laughter infect you; Your Passion resurrect you. May [...]
Senior high portraits have come a long way from the stiff, cookie cutter images that used to dominate the yearbooks. I remember that for my high school portraits, we chose one of three days to go to the school where the photographer had set up the "standard blue" background. Girls got their choice between a [...]
A pretty girl. A gun. A beautiful day. What more could you ask for on a portrait day? Stay tuned for more soon...
Early in the year in 2011, Nicole wrote me about photographing her wedding in Pennsylvania in September of 2012. At that time, Josh was deployed and we had about zero clue that we would be moving to Oregon. So of course I said yes. As soon as Josh and I knew we were going to [...]
When taking portraits, I'm known for pushing people just a little more than they might be used to. In some cases, the person I'm photographing vamps it up even more than I could have expected (as if they were a model in a previous life). In some cases, the result is a portrait that is [...]
I meant to post these a while back. I really did. But I got swept up with busy-ness. First with all the fall weddings and then with Holiday portraits at Love Life Images. Then with making homemade Christmas gifts and working on DIY (do-it-yourself) projects for our wedding this May. Then with Josh coming home [...]