I was so lucky to be able to photograph Taylor and David this past week, they are expecting their first little one! I last saw this beautiful couple a few years ago when I photographed their intimate backyard vow renewal. I was happy to see them absolutely glowing with a different kind of light this […]


April 2, 2021

Taylor and David, Expecting Baby, Hoyt Arboretum Maternity Session

Let’s go back to the spring time for a minute – the showy whites and greens of everything new. Ivan and Malia were expecting their baby girl in just a month then, and their photos were so beautiful! Their love shined through these images. My favorite shots were of her next to the Hawthorn tree. […]


October 7, 2020

Happy Valley, Maternity Photographer, Ivan and Malia

I have been lucky enough to photograph and get to know the Edwards family for years now. They are a sweet, go with the flow family, and we always have a lot to chat about since I have two little boys as well. Hudson and Graydon are such adorable, cool guys and best of all […]


October 4, 2020

Edwards Family, Vancouver, WA Family Photographer, Jane Weber Evergreen Arboretum

Vancouver WA Family Photographer

Erin and Darin are one of the most awesome, most joyful couples I know. These photos are from their first maternity session and since then, they have welcomed a second child! Finally posting these pictures makes my heart happy to think about how beautifully their life has grown in just a few years. These images […]


October 1, 2020

Portland Maternity Photographer, Winter Maternity Session

I had such a special experience photographing Lalo Salon with Kimo a few weekends ago. In the middle of the climate-fire tragedies on the west coast, we found a moment to breathe some new life into the salon. Kimo was looking for another stylist to join the space and wanted to show clients the new […]


September 26, 2020

Lalo Salon, Hawthorne, Sunnyside, Southeast Portland

I am a lucky person to have such very special people in my life. One of these special people is our friend and realtor Lynne of Silver Key Real Estate. She is an amazing, sincere person with a natural gift for connecting to others. She introduced me to two more amazing friends and realtors, Claudia […]


July 24, 2020

Portland Family Front Porch Porchtraits, Portland, Beaverton Family Photographer

Portland, Beaverton Porchtrait Front Porch Photo Sessions

This sweet, lovely couple will be welcoming their baby girl this December. The joy and care they have for each other will surely be one hundred fold once baby arrives!


October 29, 2019

Beaverton Hillsboro Maternity Photographer, Jenkins Estate

It’s long overdue, much too long! I am finally posting the gorgeous Ireland wedding of Jennifer and Chris. This was a beautiful opportunity they gave to me. I traveled to Ireland with them to photograph their wedding and beyond lucky adventure. I was able to catch so many beautiful moments between family and friends in […]


September 17, 2019

Destination Wedding Photographer, Portland, Oregon

I have to share some thoughts today, ones that just need to come out. The past few months have been, in one word, a whirlwind. My mom was losing her battle with cancer and I couldn’t fathom how quickly it would happen. Mostly I thought I would have more time, and more. But it ran […]

Portland Family Photographer

July 31, 2019

Tualatin Family Photographer, Welcoming Ireland

About three years ago, I photographed beautiful and tiny Austin when she was a newborn. Now she is a big sister to sweet Aliana and I was there again with Amanda and Dan to capture some genuine moments with them as a new family of four. I am so grateful to my clients who continue […]


June 24, 2019

Portland, Oregon Newborn and Family Photographer

I met up with the Stratton family one morning at Mt. Scott park to take some memorable photos of all of them together with the grandparents. It was a wonderful morning spent making memories for them and I hope to do it again soon as Jack grows older! But for now – slow down, first […]


June 20, 2019

Portland, Oregon Family Photographer, Mt. Scott Park, Woodstock

I take photos of this family as they grow and grow! Sisters Ella and Pearl love and take care of each other and it really shows in the photos this year. Thank you for having me capture these memories for you! We love meeting at Jenkins Estate in Beaverton because it always has a picturesque […]


October 4, 2018

Galvin Family, Portland Oregon Family Photographer, Fall Photo Sessions

This morning I was honored to capture a very personal ceremony for David and Taylor, along with their family. An extremely kind and beautiful couple, David and Taylor wanted to bring their family together for a private ceremony and photographs to remember forever. I was so touched today, not only by their personally created vows, […]


September 2, 2018

David and Taylor, Intimate Vow Renewal, Portland Lan Su Chinese Garden

I was so excited to capture wedding memories in Florida for a very sweet, talented and genuine couple. Max and Crystal have been together for eight years – they were high school sweeties! They were sitting next to each other in one of their classes and their story quickly began. Now their journey gets a […]

Portland Wedding Photographer

November 5, 2017

Maxwell and Crystal, Meet the Coles, The Ballroom at Church Street

Here we are, at my favorite place: Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden. I am here a few times a month, for taking photos and just to enjoy this magical place. And now I hope the park might become one of Jared’s favorite places to visit for a quiet moment! We had a blast taking his senior […]

Portland Family Photographer, Portraits

October 15, 2017

Senior Photo Photographer, SE Portland, Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden

Just when I feel like I’ve met the most relaxed, made for each other, lovestruck couple, then I meet the next one! Brittney and Justin were so fun to work with and I loved every moment of their very intimate wedding ceremony right outside of Newberg, Oregon. Being a Portland wedding photographer allows me to […]

Portland Wedding Photographer

October 10, 2017

Brittney and Justin, Portland Oregon Wedding Photographer, Newberg Wine Country Wedding

Lynne is a wonderful soul with one of the biggest smiles in all of Oregon. No kidding, and it’s no wonder she makes buying or selling a house so painless. Everyone loves Lynne! She is so easy to talk to and feels like a friend in the entire process.  I think the photos we captured […]

Business Headshots

October 4, 2017

Lynne, Open Door Real Estate, Portland Realtor Headshots, Modern Portraits

These two. How can I begin? They are just radiating love. From their smiles, laughter, hugs and squeezes, you can tell they are truly meant to be. We had a blast shooting together on a beautiful Portland day when the weather was just absolutely perfect. Between seeing a few goose friends to enjoying all of the […]

Portland Engagement Photographer, Portraits

June 1, 2017

St. John’s Portland Engagement Session, Cathedral Park, Damian and Jessica

I met Chris, Ashley and their sweet daughter Beau a few months ago. I even met them again for another photo session with grandparents a few weeks after that. (I say this was all a few months ago, but it might have been six months ago. I feel like they are good friends by now […]

Portland Wedding Photographer, Portraits

May 12, 2017

Surprise Vow Renewal, Chris and Ashley – Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden Portland

Dana’s friend, Zubaida, found me and asked me to take photos of the engagement celebration for Dana and Haider. It took place at Oasis Lebanese Cuisine in Hillsboro and the night was perfect in every way. I was amazed at how beautiful Dana and Haider were. They definitely made my task of taking portraits outside very […]

Portland Engagement Photographer

April 3, 2017

Portland Engagement Party, Dana and Haider, Oasis Lebanese Cuisine

When I experience a wedding as intimate as this one, I truly feel like part of the celebration more than ever. John and Silvana made me feel welcomed and appreciated from the first time we met to discuss their wedding plans. An easy going and relaxed pair, they invited their close friends and family to their […]

Portland Wedding Photographer

March 1, 2017

Victorian Belle Wedding, Portland, Oregon – John and Silvana

Victorian Belle Wedding, Portland, Oregon

I was completely shocked to see the destruction at Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden last week when I visited with my oldest son. My whole family has enjoyed this park so much since we moved to Portland two years ago. It’s still one of my favorite places to be even though we have now visited so […]


January 23, 2017

Sad News for Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden, The Weeping Willow Weeps

When I met Kate and Ryan for their engagement photos last fall, I met two people who were ready to kick leaves around and have fun just being themselves because they are truly best friends.


September 7, 2016

Portland Wedding Photographer, Kate and Ryan, The Foundry at Lake Oswego

Thorncrown Chapel in Eureka Springs, Arkansas is a place I randomly found once when I was looking at wedding photos on Instagram last year. I really was intrigued by the story of it and hope to see it one day in person. I used to dream that someone would find me and fly me out […]

Portland Wedding Photographer

February 12, 2016

In A Dream, Thorncrown Chapel, Wedding Destination

Aaaaah! Let’s begin with the history behind my upcoming trip in May. I had the pleasure of knowing Trisha and Rainer in Orlando. I photographed the memories of their first pregnancy and helped them capture the first week of sweet newborn Emily. At that time I remember being so blown away by how beautiful and […]

Portland Wedding Photographer

January 26, 2016

Big News – Love Light Lens Is Going To Ireland!

Technically this shoot was not in Portland as my title describes, but you know, Vancouver is so close. Wink! I met with one of my favorite families at Fallen Leaf Park and now I’m really smitten with that location. I hope to see the lake on a foggy morning one of these days. That park was off the […]

Portland Family Photographer

January 14, 2016

Portland Family Photographer, Fallen Leaf Park

I had such a wonderful time taking photos for Dan and Amanda. They are expecting their first little one, a sweet baby girl, in the quiet and peaceful month of March. The excited parents brought their first babies, dogs Bentley and Bailey, to the shoot to capture some moments with them before baby comes. We met at one […]

Portland Maternity Photographer

December 17, 2015

Portland Maternity Photographer, Dan and Amanda, Southeast Portland

These two are some of my favorite people. They were go with the flow, feel the love, relaxed like umbrellas in your drink. That means my job was easy! I loved being part of their wedding on a very cool November day near Oregon City. The sun came out that day and I remember how […]


November 26, 2015

Scott and Carrie Say I Do – Portland Oregon Wedding Photographer

Josh and Andrea are the parents of the most beautiful little girl named Madelyn. We had their photo session in southeast Portland at one of my favorite spots – Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden. I seem to be there a lot, either with my photography clients or my own family! I just love that location, and I […]

Portland Family Photographer

November 11, 2015

Portland Oregon Family Photographer, The Reitz Family

Portland Oregon Family Photographer, Crystal Springs Rhododendron Gardens, Southeast Portland

Little Josephine loves to wear her frog boots and be adorable. I was lucky enough to capture that adorableness at this precious age. Her parents love her to the moon and this little lady feels the same way for them. The way she looks at mom and dad is just priceless! We all met at Mount Tabor […]

Portland Family Photographer

November 1, 2015

Portland Oregon Family Photographer, The Newman Family

Portland Oregon Family Photographer Mt. Tabor Park

I have goosebumps right now from a photo I just looked at from Juan and Kha-Mei’s intimate beach wedding. There’s something about the love these two souls have for one another. These two made me cry during the ceremony just because of how they were looking at each other. These two allowed me to photograph […]

Portland Wedding Photographer

July 7, 2015

Portland Wedding Photographer, Cannon Beach Coastal Wedding, Juan and Kha-Mei

Luciano and Tracy were simply glowing from the moment I met with them both on the afternoon of their wedding day. They have been smitten with each other ever since they met in a laundromat in New York City. They started talking and Tracy mentioned she needed to install some Ikea furniture. Of course, Luciano […]

Portland Wedding Photographer

July 7, 2015

Portland Wedding Photographer, Luciano and Tracy, Intimate Secret Garden Wedding in Tigard

In my family photography adventures in Portland so far, Hudson has to be one of the most photogenic kids I have ever, ever met. But the thing is, he goes about it so effortlessly. Hudson would be in his own world with a newly discovered pinecone and then swing his gaze over to me for a […]

Portland Family Photographer

June 1, 2015

Hudson Turns Three, Portland Oregon Family Photographer, Southeast Westmoreland Park

My first Portland family is here right before your eyes. I am so excited to announce that I have started finding my forever families in our new state of Oregon! Many of you know that it was difficult to think about starting over in a new place and how much I miss everyone in Florida. […]

Portland Family Photographer

May 17, 2015

Portland Family Photographer, Crystal Springs Rhododendron Gardens, Southeast Portland

As I complete the last photo sessions of this year before my maternity break, I end up just loving each session more than the last! It is so bittersweet to know that you will have some much needed time off, but will miss out on meeting such awesome couples and families for a few months. […]

Portland Family Photographer

October 24, 2014

Hoggard Family

I met Nancy more than three years ago when she was expecting little Audrey. It’s unfortunate to say that those years flew by and I just met Audrey for the first time! Nancy and Julio are expecting their second baby girl, Emelia. And if she is anything like Audrey, she will be the cutest, most […]

Portland Family Photographer

October 5, 2014

Julio, Nancy and Audrey

Soon Hui and Shu Xian were married just last Sunday and then jumped right into the long flight process from Singapore to Orlando for their honeymoon. I knew from talking with them through email for months that they were such a special couple, just full of happiness! They were also very brave to schedule their photo […]

Portland Engagement Photographer

October 5, 2014

Soon Hui & Shu Xian

On the day that Shalaina and Victor were married, her smile just radiated for the entire day and evening. And the way he looked at her was so warmhearted and full of love. I just adore these two and the way they bring joy to everyone around them. I expected nothing less than a blissful day […]

Portland Wedding Photographer

September 28, 2014

Shalaina and Victor

On this beautiful, sunny day, Chelsea and Jake sealed their life together among their sweet family and friends. Their wedding perfectly tied together so many romantic and vintage elements. Kim Coe Designs is always my favorite! Ceremony: Orlando LDS Temple | Reception and Catering: Winter Park Racquet Club | Hair: Lauren Thompson, Studio 51 Salon […]

Portland Wedding Photographer

September 28, 2014

Chelsea and Jake

Orlando Mormon Temple Wedding Photographer

After I met Caitlin and Tyler for their engagement photo session last year, I knew from that moment of exchanging hello’s that they were something special. When a couple brings their furry friend along, in this case a complete gentleman named Pac Man, we will definitely become fast friends! Below you’ll find a sampling of […]

Portland Wedding Photographer

August 8, 2014

Caitlin and Tyler

Let’s talk about those times when I just don’t want to stop taking pictures! Time blissfully floats along in those moments, especially when there’s a perfect, cool breeze from the lake and I happen to be taking photos of a fantastic couple like Andrea and Colton. We smiled, laughed and danced our way across the […]

Portland Engagement Photographer

May 16, 2014

Andrea and Colton

Kristina and William were married at the beautiful Casa Feliz historic museum in Winter Park. This couple had so many fun and cute details that made their wedding one of my favorites of all time!

Portland Wedding Photographer

May 7, 2014

Kristina and William

A very elegant winery and restaurant has opened in Orlando by the name of Cooper’s Hawk. I recently learned of this establishment when I was asked to take photos for their VIP event and ribbon cutting ceremony this past weekend. If you want to learn more about Cooper’s Hawk, I invite you to check out […]


April 29, 2014

Cooper’s Hawk, Waterford Lakes Grand Opening

Meeting the Arrowood family for an engagement photo session with a bit of family portraits mixed in was so much fun. Grandma was able to take their precious daughter for ice cream while Courtney and Andrew had some alone time for gorgeous, and I really mean gorgeous, photos. Courtney knew the exact style of photos […]

Portland Engagement Photographer

April 22, 2014

Courtney and Andrew

During their entire engagement session around Dinky Dock and Rollins College in Winter Park, Caitlin and Anthony were just glowing. Non-stop smiles, non-stop giggling and kisses. They were so much fun to photograph! We took pictures around every corner and every turn, they were up for anything! One of the best parts of the session […]

Portland Engagement Photographer

March 13, 2014

Caitlin and Anthony

Betty and Jay are just too adorable and fun, I literally could not stop taking their photos! This usually happens each time I do an engagement session but we were seriously running out of sunlight!

Portland Engagement Photographer

March 12, 2014

Betty and Jay

When I meet my clients in person for the first time after talking with them through email, sometimes in a span of over a year or more, it’s always such a great moment. Not only am I excited to get out and take some brand new photos, but I am thrilled just to finally meet […]

Portland Engagement Photographer

January 29, 2014

Christine and Brandin

winter park engagement photographer