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Spring wildflower mini sessions went live on my website today, and because mini sessions are perfect opportunities for motherhood photos, I thought it was time to share a favorite from last year! Motherhood photography is focused entirely on the connection between you and your baby. It’s the perfect time to reflect on and document your […]

mom and baby in a wildflower field for a motherhood photo session in the PNW.

This week, I launched my 2024 booking calendar to my VIP list subscribers. There’s something so fun about having the whole year laid out in front of me. I’m looking forward to seeing returning and new clients for spring wildflowers, summer evenings in the field, and cozy fall photos as we wrap up the year. […]

rowena crest wildflower maternity photos in portland oregon

There are some things that just scream “spring.” Wildflowers. Cherry blossoms. Pastel tones. Lush gardens just beginning to bloom. Lucky for us, Oregon’s climate gives us these things in spades. If you’re looking for the best place for your spring family pictures in Portland, read on for my favorite hidden gems.   Gardens for Portland […]

family of four standing in a flower field by vancouver wa photographer samantha shannon

Taking a little break from the hiking trails I love to feature in Wanderlust Wednesdays to remind you: NOW is the time to plan a trip to see the Salem cherry blossoms!  As of last weekend, the trees weren’t quite in bloom, but that just means it’s the perfect time to do your research and […]

family pictures with cherry blossoms in salem, oregon

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