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Family PortraitBeach GetawayOregon Coast

Beach Getaway
We loved catching up with Shao and Michael during their family trip to Portland! We hadn't seen them since before their little guy came along. It was such a pleasure to spend the afternoon with them and get in some beach playtime. Baby boy sure had a fun time picking up rocks, splashing in the water, and getting sand in-between his little fingers!

Mini SessionAnna + SengPortland, OR

Anna + Seng
Can't help but share photos from Anna and Seng's quick mini session because, well, we couldn't stop looking at them! ahah.  We took these the day before their proposed beach session since it was the only day out of the week without rain in the forecast.   Yes, really?!  They flew in from the Midwest for engagement photos with us so we wanted to have these as backup ph[...]

Simply GorgeousBridal: Tam + AnthonyColumbia River Gorge

Bridal: Tam + Anthony
We were looking back at some old galleries and couldn't believe we haven't shared this beautiful session with Tam and Anthony yet. Tam had remarkable taste and looked absolutely stunning in her gowns! We love it when all these things come together to make a fun session; pretty location, pretty outfits, and a pretty easy-going couple!

Villa de Amore WeddingTaylor + JoshTemecula, CA

Taylor + Josh
This particular wedding holds a special place in my heart--my little sister just got married! Taylor and Josh's intimate wedding was held at Villa de Amore in Temecula, CA. And as you may know, we are located in the Portland,OR area so I was quite surprised that my little sister chose a wedding venue all the way back home in Southern California! It was literally 15 mi[...]

Everyone Deserves to be LovedBridal: Praseut + DamaliSt. Paul, MN

Bridal: Praseut + Damali
We love bridal sessions because we get to spend an afternoon with our brides in their stunning dresses away from the hectic pace of the actual wedding day! And there's just something magical about taking a beautiful bridal gown outdoors under natural light. We feel deeply that everyone deserves to be loved, and we love capturing those stories.

Mentor sessionThe Secret GardenMadison, WI

The Secret Garden
I always love my time in Wisconsin. Not only do I get to see my family, but I also get to visit one of my favorite botanical gardens there. What better way to share the beauty of the garden than with some of our favorite photos we were able to capture while holding a mentor session. One of the questions we often get asked is in regards to how we pose our couples. The [...]

Promise of LoveBridal: Andrea + ScottOregon Coast

Bridal: Andrea + Scott
We met up with Andrea and Scott a few days after their wedding for a more relaxed bridal session on the beautiful Oregon coast. A bridal session after the big day is a great way to thoroughly enjoy being newly married. It's the simplicity and genuine display of affection for each other that made me fall in love with Andrea and Scott's beach bridal session.

Crystal Springs Garden WeddingAndrea + ScottPortland, OR

Andrea + Scott
Andrea and Scott's story began a decade ago halfway across the world, and was forever bonded at their intimate Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden wedding. They met in Malaysia seemingly a lifetime ago and were blessed to somehow cross paths again. The way Andrea and Scott look at each other makes my heart smile. It affirms my belief that true romance can bring people[...]

Mentor SessionThat Golden lightSacramento, CA

That Golden light
Mentor sessions are a great way to show our approach on our portrait sessions. The best thing about having a live one-on-one mentor session is that we're able to give feedback on the spot. I find that learning on the spot is leaps and bounds better than trying to learn off an online article. Here are a few photos we snapped while teaching a one-on-one mentor session i[...]

Bridal: CA sunshineEnzoani Bridal SessionOrange County, CA

Enzoani Bridal Session
I've been wanting to share this post for quite awhile! But just didn't feel the old website deserved all this prettiness. So with our new website launch, here are several photos from our super short, but not short of gorgeousness sunset session with my SoCal ladies. What a tongue twister!! Anyhow, they have on some seriously stunning Enzoani bridal gowns. Enzoani make[...]

Socal Swing 2017

Socal Swing 2017
Hey all you Southern Californians! We don't get to visit SoCal enough, so we're opening up a few slots for portrait sessions while we're in town for a few weeks! If you've always wanted to capture that breathtaking bridal session, timeless engagement session, or a fun family session here's your chance!! We're opening up dates for PrettyGeeky portrait sessions! We'll h[...]