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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!

        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 ...
        April 29, 2019

        Lifestyle Maternity Family Photography in Gresham, Oregon

        Lifestyle Maternity Family Photography I can't even say enough nice things about the Long family, they are some of the sweetest people I've ever met! During their lifestyle maternity family photograph...
        newborn baby wearing a lace romper from etsy April 26, 2019

        My Favorite Photography Accessories & Gear| Friday Favorites

        My Favorite Photography Accessories & Gear| Friday Favorites I'm trying something new and starting a blog series called Friday Favorites. I'll be posting some of my favorite things every week, and...
        April 24, 2019

        Why Summer Is Better than Fall for Your Outdoor Family Photo Session in Portland, Oregon

        Every year I have tons of families booking me for fall family photos here in Portland, but is that really the best time to book? In my opinion, it's not! We live in the PNW where it rains A LOT, and o...
        lifestyle photography mentoring for photographers April 22, 2019

        In-Home Maternity Photography in Clackamas, Oregon + Why Body Positivity Is so Important

        In-Home Maternity Photography in Clackamas Sometimes you meet people and they have such an awesome story that you are just so excited to tell it! I did an in-home maternity photography session for thi...
        family photography session on a cloudy day in portland 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 in Portland Oregon So it's the night before our photography session and the weather calls for major clouds (it's Portland, it's bound to happen, righ...
        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

        My Daughter in the Snow in Portland, Oregon

        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 Holiday In-Home Session | PDX Lifestyle Photographer

        PDX Lifestyle Photographer 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 bounc...
        columbia gorge family photographer November 23, 2018

        Adventure and Exploring in the Columbia Gorge | Fun Family Photographer

        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 l...
        family photographer in Portland Oregon November 21, 2018

        Goofing Around in Happy Valley | Fun Family Photographer

        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 ov...
        portland newborn lifestyle photographer November 10, 2018

        Portland Newborn Lifestyle Photography | Beautiful In-Home Session

        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 new...