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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!

        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...
        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...
        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...
        oregon coast photographer July 24, 2018

        My Family Vacation to the Oregon Coast

        Exploring the Oregon Coast This past weekend we went on a family camping trip to the Oregon coast. We decided to stay at Barview Jetty Campground, which we haven't done for about 3 years, so it was f...
        Portland Lifestyle Family Photography May 3, 2018

        Portland Lifestyle Family Photography | Two Year Old Boy Photos

        Portland Lifestyle Family Photography My nephew recently turned two and he's just the happiest little guy around! My kids love to play with him when we visit from Portland and that's just what we were...
        May 2, 2018

        Jauken Angus Farm

        Portland Oregon Photographer As a Portland Oregon photographer, this isn't what I normally do because I'm usually photographing families and kids. My brother-in-law asked me to come out to Centervill...
        Portland Photographer August 29, 2017

        Our 2017 Eclipse Adventure in Portland Oregon

        Lifestyle Photography Portland For the eclipse, we had a really hard time deciding if we wanted to chance traffic to see totality, or just stay home and get 99.4% totality. In the end, we decided to ...