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November 18, 2019

A Lovely Day Rachael and Sergio’s wedding was to be filled with love and genuine friendships. What a beautiful day it was! The sun was shining onto the venue like a spotlight, wispy clouds cast light shadows on the ground, and a soft cool breeze brushed through your hair. Birds were singing and everyone was […]

November 6, 2019

Adventure with me! You know how I mentioned over and over how much I love a little adventure and the great outdoors? Sometimes I think people read over that part, but not this couple! Jacqui and Logan’s engagement session was everything I could have asked for, waterfalls, hiking, the cutest little bulldog EVER, more hiking, […]

September 30, 2019

When location really matters You know that saying, right? “The grass is always greener on the other side.” I say this because when living in California, I always was thought, “why is it so hot all the time? Portland is so beautiful, it’s never that hot there.” Now here I am, living in Portland thinking, […]

August 15, 2019

What is a bridal session? A bridal session is similar to a boudoir shoot where the focus is on one person, the bride. I encourage every one of my brides to schedule a bridal session. Why? To connect with yourself, to get comfortable with your photographer, to get everything you can out of that beautiful […]

August 8, 2019

Budgets are important to have when planning for events, especially for something as monumental as a wedding. Spending can spiral out of control  very quickly – everything you see if beautiful, everything you touch is lovely, every cake you taste is delicious – these costs can add up very quickly, and before you realize it, […]

July 18, 2019

12 Weeks and Counting 12 weeks. What’s the significance of this time frame? That’s the amount of time an OBGYN would say, ‘all clear” to expecting parents. Imagine having to wait 12 weeks to share your exciting news with friends and family. How would you share it? Through photos, of course!          […]

July 3, 2019

  It’s Never Too Late With age comes wisdom, beauty, and sometimes the need for wedding photos. Let me back track a little, I had the pleasure of capturing what 20 years of love looks like. These two beautiful souls have been married for 20 years, 3 kids (all fully grown), and all this time, they have […]

July 3, 2019

Ever consider bridal photos pre-wedding? Weddings can be a very busy day. As a wedding photographer, I schedule a timeline with my brides at least two weeks in advance. With this timeline, both parties will know what to expect and when to expect them. I always leave extra room for the unexpected, but more often […]

July 2, 2019

  Starting a family is a difficult decision, but finding out that you’re not able to get pregnant is beyond heartbreaking. This couple went through a challenging time trying to get pregnant. They shared their story with me and has allowed me to share it with you. Mari and Brian tied the knot in 2010 […]