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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!

        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...
        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...
        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...
        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...
        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...
        girl in joyfolie dress in field on cloudy day 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...
        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...
        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 Outdoor Family Photography November 3, 2018

        Portland Outdoor Family Photography with Family of Five

        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 in Gresham Oregon

        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...
        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 just...