I love capturing growing families and especially when there is an extra special connection. Nicole and I met in high school and our lives intertwined again recently when my son began going to the same preschool as her sweet daughter Mikayla. That said, I was delighted when she asked me to document the arrival of their second child, Ryder - now already a month old! Each time I photograph a maternity session I fall more in love with the process. And seriously, how could I not?!
I completely stepped out of my comfort zone this weekend by attending the Brood + Tribe workshop in Sunriver with a group of incredibly talented lifestyle photographers. I was a sponge the entire time, gathering as much knowledge as I possibly could. Not only did I gain tons of technical skills that I can't wait to implement, but the shared wisdom, support, and true sense of community leaves me rejuvenated and motivated to continue on this creative journey. Here are a few o
Alexiya and Dan contacted me this fall for a maternity session in celebration of their daughter's arrival (Alaiya Jae due this March), and I am so BLESSED that they did! They are such a lovely, sweet couple, who were enthusiastic about shooting up at the Pittock Mansion two weeks ago. These two lovebirds were funny, positive, and their connection palpable. They braved the frigid December temps and rocked it for the sake of some great pictures! Congratulations again you guys
I was lucky enough to meet Ashley and Alex a year ago for their one-year anniversary shoot. We had a blast romping around a lavender farm capturing romantic moments. A year later, and they are still the sweetest, most loving couple (but with an exciting addition!) Needless to say, it was an easy YES when they asked me to do a maternity shoot on Sauvie's Island last month. I am beyond excited for the arrival of their baby girl later this summer. Alex and Ashley, welcome to