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Hi! I'm Ashlie and my biggest joy is capturing all of the magic that life has to offer. I nerd out over all things Harry Potter, have a crazy obsession with cheese, try really hard to be good at gardening and am always looking for the next fantasy series to get into. Thanks for stopping by my little corner of the internet to check out my work, I hope you enjoy looking through my photos. Schedule a session today to capture the magic in your life! 


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Women Warriors

Picking Your Outdoor Photography Location

As a portrait photographer in Portland, Oregon the question I get asked the most is: what location should we go to for our outdoor photography session?  While I’ve got a long list of outdoor photography locations that I’ve scouted over the years and absolutely love going to, the location of your portrait session is completely […]

family photos at Nature park with blue wildflowers

Family Photography

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Maternity Photo Sessions

Maternity photo sessions are the perfect opportunity to memorialize this stage of life. And your little one is going to LOVE seeing these images one day. They’ll get to see how excited your family was for them to enter the picture (pun intended!).

Five Pregnant Mamas in Pink Blush Dresses standing in a field of flowers during their maternity photography session in portland oregon

Maternity Photography

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The Joy of Photographing Motherhood

There is something uniquely special and oh so beautiful about photographing motherhood. While I’m not a mother yet, I very much look forward to the day I can take on that title. As a maternity, newborn, and family photographer in Portland, Oregon I have the great honor of being invited into some of the most […]

Mom and child photos at portland photography studio

Motherhood Photography

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Watching our Garden come to Life

One of my favorite things about gardening is watching it progress throughout the season. I spend time each morning checking in on everything and watering when needed. It’s a peaceful way to start my day, helping me clear my mind, bringing me joy in such a small but intimate and beautiful way. In my mind, […]

sunflower opening up in a backyard garden at a portland photographer's home

Garden, Personal

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Planning Our First Garden

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have your very own backyard garden? Or do you already have one started?  Gardening is another passion of mine outside of maternity, newborn, and family photography, of course! When my husband and I were searching for our first house, we had two things on our […]

Garden, Personal

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3 Reasons Why Printing Photos Matters

When’s the last time you printed a photo?  If you’ve worked with me before, then your answer to this question is likely more recent than most. As a maternity, newborn, and family portrait photographer, I am very passionate about printing photos! Photos were meant to be seen, not cooped up on your computer. Which is […]

Portland Oregon Photographer - Custom Linen Albums

Family Photography

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Nine Month Milestone Photo Session

When chatting about this little guy’s nine month milestone photography session, his mom and I considered  our location options for the family portion of their session.  We knew we would do the first portion of photos of just him in the studio. But we also wanted a family photo session with all three of them, […]

Nine month old milestone session in white photo studio

Milestone Session

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Woman Warrior – Danielle LaSusa Ph.D.

Did you know that there are philosophical coaches?  I had no idea until I met Danielle LaSusa. Once I knew I needed to learn more about her and what that actually meant. At our first coffee meeting she opened up to me about her experience with postpartum psychosis after the birth of her daughter. Her […]

Danielle LaSusa Ph.D. Practical Philosopher

Women Warrior Series

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8 Tips to Take Better Photos of Your Kids on Your Phone

We all take a lot of photos on our phones right? And I know that as a parent, you take about a bajillion photos of your children because they are just so darn cute and you want to capture every moment. But, do your results ever leave you feeling like you wish you knew how […]

Baby crawing towards camera during milestone photo session

Tips for Parents

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Tips for a successful bedtime routine

from Jaime of New Family Sleep Solutions Does your child struggle with sleeping through the night?  You are definitely not alone. From what I hear, many parents struggle with getting their child to sleep through the night.  I was thrilled when a few months ago, Jaime founder of New Family Sleep Solutions reached out to […]

Newborn portrait of newborn sleeping naturally posed

Tips for Parents

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