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        Welcome to my blog, where you can see recent and past family outdoor photography sessions and in-home sessions. You'll also find tips & tricks, personal projects, and some of my own family photos. I hope you enjoy it as much as a fun family dance party!

        ring of fire photography August 21, 2019

        Gorgeous Maternity Photography in The Columbia River Gorge | Family Photographer in Portland, Oregon

        Maternity Photography in The Columbia River Gorge Driving out to the Columbia River Gorge is always such a lovely drive, I wouldn't mind doing photography sessions there every night! Luckily this loc...
        mommy and me session, mother and son July 29, 2019

        Sunset Mommy and Me Session | Family Photographers in Portland Oregon

        Family Photographers in Portland, Oregon For Maxine's mommy and me session, we ventured out to a beautiful park in Portland around sunset and it was a photographers dream! Usually this field is cut, ...
        maternity photo session in portland oregon June 27, 2019

        Portland Maternity Photo Session | Playful Family of 3 in Happy Valley, Oregon

        Portland Maternity Photo Session I first met this family last fall when they booked a photo session that ended up being indoors because of the weather. Well here they are again, but this time we did ...
        child laughing in grass in portland oregon June 3, 2019

        Tips to Keep Older Children Happy in Photos | Portland Child Photographer

        Portland Child Photographer My 9-year-old daughter has figured out my secret. I will let her do almost anything when I'm taking her photos if it gets me a great shot. As a photographer who asks her t...
        Family photography in The Columbia River Gorge May 30, 2019

        Family Photography in the Columbia River Gorge |Traveling Reclamation Dress

        Columbia River Gorge Family Photography My absolute favorite spot for family photography is here at this spot in The Gorge! It takes about an hour from Portland, and it's completely worth that drive...
        mom and son at adelman peony gardens May 27, 2019

        Fun Morning at Adelman Farms Peony Gardens

        Adelman Farms Peony Gardens This weekend I packed up my daughter and a few of my friends and we spent the morning at Adelman Farms Peony Gardens in Salem, Oregon. It was so beautiful! We went right at...
        PDX mommy and me photography session May 20, 2019

        PDX Mommy and Me Photography Session | Happy Valley, Oregon Photographer

        PDX Mommy and Me Photography Session Jillian reached out to me because she wanted a mommy and me photography session with her son to capture some memories of just them together in the PDX area. Growin...
        best romance novels ever May 17, 2019

        List of My Favorite Romance Novels | Friday Favorites

        My Favorite Romance Novels List I'm not afraid to admit that I love romance novels. If someone recommends a book to me and there's no romance in it... meh. I probably won't read it, honestly. Why am I...
        May 15, 2019

        Why I Want Your Kids to Misbehave During Your Family Photo Session | Family Photographers Portland Oregon

        Portland Oregon Family Photographer Okay, I know this sounds insane. I know. But it's completely true! I want your kids to misbehave during their photo session with me! If your kids were searching for...
        family with their newborn baby and dog May 13, 2019

        Lifestyle Newborn Photography Session in Oregon City

        Oregon City Lifestyle Newborn Photography Session A couple months ago, I was invited out to this couple's adorable house in Oregon City to do a newborn lifestyle photography session for them. The ent...
        Mom and son in a field of flowers near Portland Oregon May 10, 2019

        My 4 Favorite Spring Flower Fields for Photography around Portland, Oregon | Friday Favorites

        Spring Flower Fields in Portland, Oregon As a photographer, I am kind of obsessed with flower fields, and there are some great ones in the spring here in Portland, Oregon! So when you book me for your...
        May 8, 2019

        Ring of Fire Photography Tutorial | Photography Technique How To

        Ring of Fire Photography Tutorial I learned the ring of fire photography technique a while back but it was really hard to find a good tutorial online of how to do it. It's one of my favorite ways to ...
        Portland, Oregon spring child session May 6, 2019

        Magnolia Tree Spring Photos in Portland, Oregon | My Daughter

        Spring Photos in Portland, Oregon I drove past this gorgeous Magnolia tree (or is it a Tulip Tree? Or is it both?) in Portland, Oregon last year and had a vision of taking beautiful spring photos ther...
        boy playing board games May 3, 2019

        The Best Family Board Games to Play with Kids in 2019 | Friday Favorites

        The Best Family Board Games Another Friday, another post about my favorite things! This time it's the best family board games, and we have A LOT of those. My son is 11 and loves to play board games wi...
        Lifestyle Newborn Photography Session May 1, 2019

        What to Wear to Your Lifestyle Newborn Photography Session

        What to Wear to Your Lifestyle Newborn Photography Session So you're pregnant and still trying to do all the things plus plan a lifestyle newborn photography session, and figuring out what to wear is ...