Vanessa | CVHS Class of 2014

Vanessa | Class of 2014 Cresent Valley High School Soft eyes . Thoughtful . Big heart The only thing I love more when photographing high school seniors is when they come in pairs… or trios… or even more! Vanessa came along with Carly on her senior portrait session that was featured yesterday. I switched back…

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Ashleigh + Brandon | Portland Engagement Session

I am so excited to share Ashleigh + Brandon’s engagement portraits… they are no ordinary couple. About 2  1/2 months ago a story got posted in one of the wedding vendor communities on fb about a couple that needed help with their wedding. A friend of said couple posted their story to ask for donations,…

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A full day at Harris Bridge Vineyard

You’ve never been anywhere so beautiful AND so delicious as Harris Bridge Vineyard. …and warm, and welcoming, and wonderful. But that is where I got to spend most of my Saturday last weekend (July 6th). I began my time there shooting some behind the scenes photos for Yancy Faulkner and his crew who were filming…

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Grace Herb | Portraits in Downtown Albany

Wow! It was so much fun working with Grace last Friday. It was the first of our several 90+ days here in the Willamette Valley, but that didn’t stop us from exploring some excellent light and textures in and around Monteith Park in Downtown Albany. We first met up at her house where Mom, Kathy;…

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Amanda + Josh Engaged | Kings Valley, Ore.

Remember when I was farm sitting over Memorial Day weekend… Remember how I was suppose to have several families out for portraits on that beautiful property… Well it turns out it was meant for engagement portraits <3 I first met Amanda + Josh at her step-dad’s surprise birthday party that I was photographing. Her family…

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Brian + Chris Engaged! | Corvallis, Ore.

Once again I thought that I already made this post… but the internet doesn’t lie (right?) so here I am writing this post literally 3 months after our session. sigh. I’ve known Brian for a couple years now and it’s been one delicious adventure after another. Brian is a chef and caterer and it’s been…

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Lindsey + Riley Engaged | Tacoma, Washington

Whoa. Yep, whoa, this week has been outta control… with lovey-dovey adorable couples starting with Lindsey + Riley. I first met L+R in early May to talk about their upcoming wedding and photography. The more I learned about them, their love story, and their vision the more excited I got for their April 2014 wedding…

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The Joys of Second Shooting | NYE at the Mission Mill

I LOVE second shooting for my fellow photographers. Let me say that again… I LOVE LOVE LOVE second shooting for my fellow photographers. In a minute I’m going to show you some of my photos from a wedding that I was the second shooter at, but first I want to talk about what it means…

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