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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

Woman Warrior – Marnellie Bishop

Ever wonder what it would be like to have an extra support person with you at the hospital while you are giving birth? Someone who knows the system, knows your rights, and can help you understand all that medical jargon?  Well…. That’s what Doula care is all about!  I have a huge soft spot for […]

Headshots of Birth & Postpartum Doula Marnellie Bishop

Women Warrior Series

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Five Tips for Staying Healthy Postpartum

I enjoy learning about new people working with or for new parents in our community. And I get super excited when I get to connect these people with folks in my network who will benefit from their services. Today I’m thrilled to introduce you to a new guest blogger sharing Five Tips for Staying Healthy […]

Woman in apron standing in front of a wood panel wall

Tips for Parents

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Woman Warrior – Mirra Nerenberg, LDM, CPM, IBCLC

Having a midwife as your pregnancy care provider is becoming more and more popular, especially here in Portland, Oregon. And with the spread of COVID-19, many people are opting to give birth at home or a birth center not wanting to risk the exposure of giving birth in a hospital setting.  I honestly didn’t know […]

Mirra Nerenberg, Portland Oregon Midwife sitting in a field of flowers

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5 Tips to Decorating Your Nursery

Read ALL the baby books. ✔️ Schedule your maternity and newborn photos. ✔️ Build your registry so family & friends can  plan your baby shower(s). ✔️ Now, what about that nursery?  Today, I’m excited to introduce you to a local interior designer who’s got some fantastic tips for decorating your nursery. Jessica Reynaud is a Portland-based […]

Neutral Baby Nursery

Creative Interiors

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5 Tips for Preparing Older Siblings for Newborn Photos

I recently shared some tips for prepping your newborn for their photo session. But how do you prepare when there is also an older sibling involved? Today I’m sharing five tips for preparing older siblings for newborn photos.  Most people want to include the entire family during their newborn photography session. I’m all about it! […]

Preparing older sibling for newborn photo session

Newborn Photography

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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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