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Beautiful Backyard Wedding in Albany, Oregon

I had the honor of photographing my cousin's wedding while visiting family in Oregon this summer. My mother and sister were wonderfully willing to be my assistants throughout the entire wedding which is no simple task. Instead of getting to visit in length with family members, they loyally followed me every step of the way, holding a reflector, a flash, or helping pose the bride in her beautiful gown. Kara, (the bride) was so at ease and trusting, especially during the bridal shoot when I asked her to pose on a bed in front of a window. I couldn't help but wonder if she was second guessing my decision to shoot here on a bed with a bunch of stuff crowding all around. When I showed her the ima

Summer Comes to a Close...

Even though it's still 85+ degrees out and will be for awhile, it feels as though summer is coming to a close as school starts next week where I'll be working at a preschool teacher by day, and a photographer by late afternoons, evenings, and weekends. =) I wanted to post some of my personal favorites from this summer's photoshoots to reflect on the wonderful memories that were made during these past few months. This summer was crazy busy and wonderful, including moving to a new state (Tennessee) from Florida, many road trips that included my first time being in Michigan, and successfully completing a program in how to teach the musical instrument, mountain dulcimer, to beginners from Wester

Outdoor Wedding at Chester Frost Park, Tennessee

This adorable couple recently tied the knot at Chester Frost Park outside of Chattanooga, Tennessee. I was so excited to learn they were having the ceremony on a porch of a rustic log cabin because my eye seems to gravitate towards old structures anyway and automatically makes me want to take a million photographs. Luckily, Josh & Lindsay were cool enough to allow us to do this. =)

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Children & Family Photographer based in Portland, OR