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I was born and raised in Eugene, Oregon. The only time I wasn’t living there was when I went to college in Las Vegas. So, I have a pretty good idea of the best places for family, maternity, and engagement shoots. I’ve put together a list of my top 10 favorite places (as of right […]

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This will be a quick little blog post, but I just wanted to share! 2021 started out on an exciting note for me, because the Velvet Love editorial that I captured in San Diego, CA was featured by Wedding Chicks! To check out the feature, visit Wedding Chicks here. This shoot was so much fun […]

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  Take a moment to answer this question: why do you hire a wedding photographer?   The answer might seem obvious. You hire a wedding photographer to capture the special moments on your big day, right? Of course! However, once the day is over, the decorations are put away, your dress is cleaned and preserved, […]

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For the last 6 months or so, the top of my never ending to-do list read “create a new website.” I first heard about Showit from fellow photographers, and after checking it out, I knew I needed to make the switch. I was using Wix as my hosting platform at the time, and it just didn’t […]

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Kourtnie and Walker have a unique love story. A year ago, they eloped and had a small ceremony with friends and family. They wanted to wait until their baby boy had been born before having a reception with all of their family and friends. So, they made it happen! How cool is that?   I […]

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Heather has been my best friend for 23 years (wow that makes me feel old) and we’ve been through all of life’s adventures together; from our first day of school, to prom, college, relationships, babies… pretty much everything except engagements and weddings. Heather always said that I would be the first one to get married, […]

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Ah, engagement sessions, I love ’em.   The short amount of time that you’re engaged is such a happy and exciting time. It’s when you get to celebrate your love and prepare for the next big chapter in your life; marriage! Like any exciting life moment, it should be captured beautifully, and that’s where I […]

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It’s always such an honor when a fellow photographer asks me to capture their own special moments! This time, I was fortunate enough to have Kellianne and her sweet family in front of my camera.   We scheduled this fun day back in September, but then the week of the shoot, wildfires took over Oregon. […]

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The artistic element that film brings to photography has always intrigued me, and I love the soft, elegant look that makes it so different from digital photography. I wanted to learn the ins and outs of film photography so I could implement it into my sessions and weddings. However, the more research I did, the […]

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It was a gorgeous day at Mary’s Peak. The sun was setting, the clouds were hovering over the valley, and there was a soft breeze at the top of the mountain. Makena & Joey picked the perfect day to have their maternity session! First of all, I don’t know a lot of women who would […]

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