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Lake Oswego Photographers Session at Stevens Meadow

July 1, 2022

Filed in: Families

This early morning family photo session was a Lake Oswego photographers dream! A wide open meadow, a barn, and rolling hills with vineyards in the background: it was the perfect setting for this family to make a few more Oregon memories before their cross-country move.

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Cream & Sage Green Family Pictures

I love the soft neutral colors we chose for this family’s photo session. It’s a favorite trick of mine to make it easy as families shop for outfits: save the color for mom’s dress (a sage green dress here), and either choose a complementary color or mix and match neutrals for everyone else’s outfit. I love blending tan and cream together like this family did for the boys’ outfits. It looks serene and timeless.

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Visiting Stevens Meadow

This open meadow is a lovely little hike, and while we stayed near the top of the hill for most of it, I know I’ll be back with the kids to hike it. The mowed grassy trail winds its way around the field, with views all around of the Lake Oswego and West Linn hills. Evening sessions will have a beautiful view of the sunset over the hills to the west.

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After Meeting With Your Lake Oswego Photographers

Stevens Meadow is located just off the Stafford exit of 205. I love that it’s so convenient to get to from anywhere in the Portland Metro area, making it a great choice for a country-inspired session no matter where in Portland you live. It’s also a quick drive up the street into downtown Lake Oswego, where you can find Salt & Straw and the Lake Oswego Ice Creamery if the kids need a post-photo session treat!

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PS, if you’re a pregnant mama, my sweet friend Rachel wrote this fabulous blog about what to pack in your hospital bag here: Milwaukee Maternity Photography — head over and check it out!

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  1. The colors and light is gorgeous! I love that you recommend places to get a sweet treat for the littles after! So beautiful!

    • Samantha Shannon says:

      Thanks, Rachel! It’s always so useful for the kids to have a treat to look forward to after the session, and just makes it an extra fun family adventure!

  2. Jasmyn says:

    Gorgeous photos! Steven’s Meadow looks like an amazing spot to have family photos!

  3. Donna says:

    So dreamy.

  4. Julianna says:

    Gorgeous session! Looks like such a dreamy location!

  5. Nicoke says:

    What a beautiful, dreamy session! I love your outfit selections. It looks like a perfect place for family photos.

  6. Those tones, light and compositions are magical! It’s a shame I’m so far away…

  7. Vanessa says:

    Wow! These images are beautiful and the tones are dreamy!

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  10. […] This natural area has beautiful rolling hills and is actually really close to Portland, making it a great option for families in Portland looking for a wide open field for their family photo location. As a Lake Oswego Park, your photographer needs a Lake Oswego Photography Permit (I have one!) so make sure that’s all in order before photographing here.  See more from this location here. […]

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