Category: My Family
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
May 3, 2018
Playtime in Finn’s Room
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 them and that's just what we were doing a...
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...
August 29, 2017
Our Eclipse Adventure
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 ...