Baby Brayden // Beaverton Newborn Photographer

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I am just ooh-ing and ahh-ing over this adorable newborn.  His natural smile completely brightened my day and I can’t get over how chill he was the whole session.  There was the occasional “please go to sleep” moments, but at two weeks old he was the perfect picture taker and I am so thrilled to have had the opportunity to capture his sweet face! Mom and Dad were obviously so happy at his arrival and I couldn’t ask for a better way to spend a morning.  “The littlest feet make the biggest footprints in our hearts.” (unknown)

Maternity Session + A Berry Picking Farm // Beaverton Maternity Photographer

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I.can’t.even.handle.these.pictures.  So inspiring. So fresh.  So whimsical and lovely and spirited and fun.  Katie and Matt and her cute baby belly were a DREAM to photograph.  I asked them to meet me at a local berry picking farm and it was everything I could have hoped for.  The levels of light as the sun went down and the color contrasts it created made me so so happy.  And isn’t her maternity dress to die for?  This hot Mama was STUNNING.  The sweet blackberries and farm fresh-cut flowers added a homespun touch to the evening and I simply loved every moment!  It is always so fun to meet expecting parents, but I was just in awe of how completely grounded and solid their strength in the whole process is. It’s as if they have already done this before! I truly FELT their excitement for this new life that is about to come into the world and the momentum that it takes to get there.  I left the night wanting to spend more time with them, and thus begins my new crush on their sweet growing family:)  PS.  Those berries were seriously delicious.

Are you having a baby?  Contact me to schedule your Maternity Session! 

A Family & the PNW Coast // Cannon Beach Family Photographer

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I was so so so happy when this cute family wanted to do a beach session with me! We headed to Cannon Beach, Oregon on a sunny day and were greeted with the usual wind and cloudy PNW skies:) For us locals–it was definitely no big deal. It was a silly, casual, and relaxed session that left us with images truly reflecting all the sweet and SILLY personalities in this bunch.  Their oldest is leaving for college in a few days-so capturing these moments felt extra special and I am so grateful for all the beautiful love that they shared with me.

Are you wanting a family session?  Contact me to schedule yours!

A Summertime Backyard Wedding // Lake Oswego Wedding Photographer

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Simple, Sweet, and Sincere -this backyard wedding was such a delight to photograph!  I had embarrasing-awful-tragic car trouble and was LATE to this celebration.  COMPLETELY mortified to the verge of tears, Stacey and Adam were nothing but sweet regarding the delay and I couldn’t have been more grateful. Once I arrived my heart stopped pounding, my anxiety ceased, and all that was left was a sweet celebration of love between this new blended family. Their new home has the most beautiful PNW backyard which gave us a variety of beautiful green dreamy backdrops and I couldn’t have picked a more perfect location for their day.  It was such a pleasure to photograph the tender moments between the new husband and wife, the casual floral deck, the flying airplanes, and all the organic details that made this day one to remember.  Congratulation, lovebirds and chicks!

Corinne + Jay // San Juan Island Destination Wedding Photographer

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Corinne and Jay were married at the gorgeous woodsy Rose Mountain Lodge on San Juan Island.  Coming from Boise, Idaho, this celebration was taken with their family and friends to the perfect romantic  and relaxed venue.  The island is filled with lavender, green rolling hills, epic sea views, and the Pacific NorthWest hazy light– I cannot think of a more perfect location for this outdoors-loving couple!  Everything about the day was casual, chic, and oh-so-lovely. Corinne and her family made all the decorations, flowers, AND food!  From the tasty taco bar to the homemade berry cobbler (2 kinds for the way each of them like it) –every detail was hand stitched with rustic perfection.  Even the occasional drizzle of rain left a sweet touch.  The Bride and Groom were the perfect example of THE most heartfelt love and each and every guest felt their commitment.  The sweet ceremony, the fun dancing, and the epic laughter will forever be etched on the memory of everyone there.  I felt so welcome and grateful to take part in such a special day!