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So about a month ago, I had one of those moments of early morning total clarity.  I’d just woken up and I was thinking about what I needed to do and what I actually wanted to do that day, and about how it has been EIGHT YEARS since I started my photography journey.  And I […]

Engagement

I’ve been so looking forward to Shana and Josh’s wedding, and last weekend was finally the TIME!  I met these two for their engagement session over Memorial Day weekend, and they did their session on around four hours of sleep after driving out from Utah with their kids.  Their whole session, they were just the […]

Weddings

Taylor and Colby have been together for ten years, and this spring they decided to make it official and become HUSBAND AND WIFE!!  Colby proposed in Pacific City (remember their epic beach engagement session there?), and they held their wedding yesterday at the beautiful Carlton Hills Vineyard. Let’s talk daddy-daughter first looks!  Literally MY FAVORITE!!  […]

Weddings

So I mentioned that I was 100% full blown in LOVE with Champoeg State Park near my brand new home in Newberg, right?  It took ONE afternoon for that to happen.  One.  This particular afternoon, I did a few mini sessions–you saw the first one here, and here’s the second mini session!  The soft, neutral […]

Families

So guys, we did a thing.  We bought a HOUSE!  In WINE COUNTRY!  And MOVED last weekend, in the middle of that windstorm!  That last part?  Totally not advised.  But the house part?  We are loving it!  We’ve been renting since we moved back up here from California, and last month we found the perfect […]

Families

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