I’ve been wanting to start an AMA – Ask Me Anything – series on this blog. So… let’s start with a very common question that I hear from pretty much everyone. What’s the deal with engagement sessions? First a story: Once, while getting a manicure, I over-heard a very disgruntled woman talking to her friends…

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Last year a couple things came around full circle for me. One of those things was an opportunity to teach at the OSU MU Craft Center. I took my very first B&W darkroom class there more than half my life ago, worked at the front desk when I was a student in the photography program,…

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Gosh… How long have I known Lisa? 10? Almost 10 years? Wow… Over the decade-ish that I’ve known Lisa she has never ceased to amaze and inspire me. She is dedicated to her work at the First Alt. Co-op, sweet and kind to everyone around her, and she lives on the cutest little farm with…

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Cameron and Trevon are so cute! They braved the weather at the end of my mini session day last weekend for a lovey photo shoot just for themselves. It was great all day, then sprinkles threatened to ruin everything at the beginning of our time. By the end the sun came back out and gave…

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Remember when it was sunny for a week? Yea, that was a good week. I actually got a little sunburned… in MARCH! I was hoping that the weather would hold for Jazmine + Bryce’s engagement session at Willamette University in Salem. Actually I was hoping that it would hold mostly so that there would still…

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Happy New Year!!! I’ve been wanting to post these photos for a couple weeks, but decided to wait and start my 2014 blog with this beautiful couple. <3 We got some snow in the Willamette Valley in early December; you know the kind: powdery, crystalline snow that won’t ball to make a snowman, but will…

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It was a dark, seriously dark, afternoon as I made my way up to Portland for a lovey-dovey photo session with Joni + Jennelle. Did I mention that it was threatening rain the whole day as well? Well it was… but we weren’t going to let that deter us. I was coming up for Corvallis…

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Hannah Loveland | Class of 2014 Corvallis High School Bright . Driven . Big Smile . Strong . Colorful Hannah! Oh what a wonderful session 😀 Even though Hannah lives in small-town feeling Corvallis she’s a big city girl at heart. So we did the only thing that made sense and headed north to Portland.…

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