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If you’ve been around this blog for any bit of time, you know my love of Champoeg State Park runs deep!  Do you ever have those places that just feel like home?  Places where you feel totally at peace and where it feels like you’re supposed to be there?  Champoeg is one of those places […]

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I’m so excited for these two!!!  They’ll be meeting their new little one soon, and we met up at the Jenkins Estate in Aloha to document these last few months before they become a family of three!

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I loved meeting up with this sweet family to update their family photos in time for holiday cards!  We had a fabulous fall day at the Jenkins Estate exploring the botanical garden!

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It’s no secret that I’m a big fan of summer–the hardest part of my move from Sacramento to Hillsboro was adjusting to the much longer rainy season!  So last week’s unexpected sunny weather for this family photo session made my day!  A sunlit, glowing field with an adorable family to photograph is pretty much my […]

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Fall is HERE!  Which means it’s time to think about updating your family photos for holiday cards–and October is the perfect time to book to get fall colors in your photos!  I’m back from maternity leave and still have a few weekend dates in October available for family portrait sessions, so contact me today if […]

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Danielle and John had the sweetest wedding overlooking the water in Lake Oswego this past August.  When we first met, I knew I wanted to photograph their wedding the minute John told me how they’d decided on their venue: The Foundry used to be a restaurant that he and his father went to all the […]

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So I am technically on maternity leave, but since the little one is taking her sweet time and I am sitting around with nothing to do but wait anxiously, I thought I may as well catch up on sharing some blogs with you!!  August was a super busy month with weddings and family sessions and […]

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I am headed onto maternity leave this week to welcome our second baby into the family!  If I’ve recently photographed your wedding or portrait session, I’m wrapping those edits up before the new little miss gets here in early September, so keep an eye on your inbox!   If you’re looking to book a fall […]

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Emmy and Orion’s wedding at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church was on a beautiful summer day last month!  They celebrated with family and friends: dancing, good food, and catching up!  It was so fun to document these two families coming together and celebrating Emmy and Orion’s marriage!  Congratulations again, Emmy and Orion!!

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Lisa and Jason were married in June at the Lan Su Chinese Gardens in an intimate, sweet ceremony on the patio.  After a week of rain, the skies cleared for a sunny ceremony!  Lisa and Jason are totally meant for each other: both have such kind, relaxed souls and they spent the evening enjoying the […]

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