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Let’s take a minute and talk about WINTER birthdays!  My son has a birthday coming up in March, so we’re deep in planning mode!  Because we’re in Oregon, just going to a park and letting the kids loose onto the playground doesn’t really work, because it could rain AT ANY MINUTE!  We’ve been lucky with […]

Families

When one of my favorite families came back to me for this year’s fall photos, we decided to try the same location we’d shot at before (see it here!).  We wanted to make sure it looked different enough, but still had the field that they loved.  We used the beautiful field area at Cooper Mountain […]

Families

This sweet momma has probably had her baby by now, but I wanted to pop onto the blog to share this maternity + family session I did last month at Cooper Mountain Nature Park in Aloha!  When we were planning their session, Laetitia wanted to make sure we had a low key, candid, FUN session […]

Families

This sweet family was so, so patient for their session!  Somehow, even though we kept scheduling our Cooper Mountain Nature Park session for mid-June evenings, we kept getting rained out!  And not just a little rained out…RAINED out!  Thunder and lightning storms in the forecast?  I’ll pass on that hilltop session, thanks. So when our […]

Families

If you’ve been following the blog for a while, you know that Cooper Mountain Nature Park in Aloha is one of my very favorite places to shoot at: there’s tall grass, views of the valley, and it gets the very BEST sunset light!  I was so thrilled Angela and Steven chose that location for their […]

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