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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 updates, personal projects, and some of my own family photos. Hopefully you devour it like a plate of blueberry pancakes!

        April 10, 2019

        How to Prepare for Your Overcast or Cloudy Day Photo Session + Why it Will Be Beautiful | Photography Portland Oregon

        How to Prepare for Your Cloudy Photography Session So it's the night before our photography session and the weather calls for major clouds (it's Portland, it's bound to happen, right??), maybe a few r...
        pdx kids photographer March 25, 2019

        My Silly Kids on the First Day of Spring

        PDX Kids Photographer We started the first day of Spring with 75 degree, sunny weather and it was everything I could have wished for. It was so beautiful!!! I took my kids to the park by our house and...
        Newborn Lifestyle Photography Portland Oregon March 22, 2019

        Lifestyle Newborn Photography Session in Happy Valley, Oregon

        Lifestyle Newborn Photography with the Ori Family I had taken the Ori family's maternity photos back in November, so it was especially fun to see them again and meet their new baby girl during their l...
        February 27, 2019

        The Power of Play – Why I Play Games During My Family Sessions | Portland Family Photography

        Playful Portland Family Photography If you've seen my work, you know that my family photography sessions are full of laughter, games, and FUN. But do you know why I've set them up this way and what it...
        portland photography February 6, 2019

        Chloe in the Snow

        After the weather man lied to us and said it would snow here in Portland on Sunday night, my kids were pretty bummed we didn't get a snow day on Monday. But then the weather man redeemed himself becau...
        PDX Lifestyle Photographer January 10, 2019

        Cocoa and Cookies with the Wiedenmann’s

        In-home lifestyle sessions are so much fun, these boys got to decorate cookies, drink hot chocolate, AND jump on mom & dad's bed! Lucky kids! They were most likely bouncing off the walls after I l...
        columbia gorge family photographer November 23, 2018

        Columbia Gorge Family Photographer – Gratton Family

        Columbia Gorge Family Photographer This location is my new favorite spot! We are so incredibly lucky to live in such a beautiful city. It's is seriously only an hour from Portland, but it just feels ...
        family photographer in Portland Oregon November 21, 2018

        Goofing Around with the Baxter Family

        Happy Valley Family Photographer This family hadn't gotten their photos taken together for 3 years, can you believe it? This was long overdue and I was so excited to meet them after talking to Kari o...
        portland newborn lifestyle photographer November 10, 2018

        Portland Newborn Lifestyle Photography with the Benoit Fam

        Portland Newborn Lifestyle Photography I met Kasia years ago in a meetup group for moms, back when I had first moved to Portland and I didn't know anyone yet. Side note: that's a great way to make ne...
        Portland Outdoor Family Photography November 3, 2018

        Portland Outdoor Family Photography with the Nevers Family

        Portland Outdoor Family Photography I have a cool story for you. This 11 year old girl was actually the one who found my website and facebook page and booked me for their Portland outdoor family phot...
        Family Lifestyle Photography Portland October 29, 2018

        Family Lifestyle Photography Session with the Dahmen Fam

        Family Lifestyle Photography We had originally planned an outdoor session for this sweet family, but when the weather decided to be uncooperative, we decided to move the session indoors for an in-hom...
        family photographer in Portland Oregon October 11, 2018

        Warm Autumn Afternoon with the Mlakar Family

        Lake Oswego Family Photographer Getting to spend this warm Fall afternoon with the Mlakar family was truly the best! They all were ready to play and have fun, and that's totally what we did! They jus...
        Oregon City Family Photographer September 29, 2018

        O’Brien Family at Clackamette Park

        Oregon City Family Photographer I has such a wonderful evening with this laid-back family. The kids loved giving hugs and playing games, the dad had a great time throwing the kids around and making t...
        Portland OR Family Photographer September 5, 2018

        End of Summer with the Stanwoods

        This family got to end summer with a family photo session at their friend's farm with perfect weather and golden sun rays. They even brought their dog along for the evening! I love the family dynamic ...
        pdx family photographer July 26, 2018

        Hood Fam in the Poppies

        PDX Family Photographer This family put together outfits in less than 12 hours for this last minute frolic in the poppy field! @chelseehood is a little bit of amazing. This was our first time meeting...