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To set the tone of your wedding, you have to make a great first impression. How do you do that? With beautiful wedding save the dates of course! Since I’m currently in the process of planning my own wedding, I have found several options for wedding save the dates and invitations. However, one specific site […]

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Spring time in Oregon is always tricky when it comes to planning portrait sessions. One day it could be a beautiful sunny day, and then before you know it, clouds roll in and it rains for the next week. This year we have been lucky with fantastic weather, which is perfect for Spring family sessions! […]

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Being an Oregon Wedding Photographer for the last 6 years, I have seen my fair share of wedding ceremonies. Many of my couples come to me a few weeks before the big day with questions about their ceremony, so I decided to create this blog post to help answer a few of those questions! So, […]

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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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