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Reserve Your Date!

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Your baby is the most precious thing in the world. I take the health and safety of you and your family very seriously. Today on the blog, let’s chat about keeping your family safe at your newborn session.  For starters, I am trained and certified in newborn photography safety through the Accredited Professional Newborn Photographers […]

Keeping Your Family Safe at your Newborn Session

Newborn

Portland Oregon Newborn Photography

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While the outdoor temps are still hot, don’t be fooled – Fall is just around the corner. “What should we wear for our fall family photos?” will be a common question I’ll be hearing from clients. And do I have suggestions! Two things I want you to remember before you dive in:  I will help […]

What to Wear for Fall Family Photos

Family

Fall Family Photos Portland Oregon Outfits

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The question I get asked the most often is, “what should we wear for our studio newborn portraits?” This is one of my favorite things to talk about! I absolutely love helping you select outfits for the entire family.  To help clients solve this common roadblock I’ve curated a wardrobe that you can borrow from. […]

What to Wear For Studio Newborn Portraits

Newborn

multi-racial family newborn portraits with neutral clothing

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I often hear the question “Why minimalist newborn photography?” For me, I love a more simplistic approach to photography. Your baby and your family connections are the most important part of what we are doing. So that’s what we want the main focus of the image to be on. Which is why, I don’t use […]

Minimalist Newborn Photography | SW Portland, OR

Newborn

baby on white blanket with parent's hands on him

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One of the most common questions I get asked is, “when should we schedule our maternity photos?” Typically, I recommend scheduling your maternity photos between weeks 26-35 of pregnancy. Every person carries their baby a bit differently. But, we really want you to have a nice round belly bump at the time of your session. […]

When should We Schedule Our Maternity Photos? | Portland, OR

Maternity

pregnant woman getting maternity portraits done out in nature

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I’m guessing if you are searching for “newborn photography near me” you are likely pregnant. So, congrats! You’ve come to the right place. I specialize in newborn photography and would love to help you capture this momentous time in your family’s lives. My approach to newborn photography is minimalist & simplistic with the focus of […]

Newborn Photography Near Me

Newborn

Baby centered photography, no props

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Imagine having someone there to help you with your baby once you got home from the hospital or birthing center. Someone who could help you: Feed the baby Get some sleep Figure out baby wearing Wash dishes Or anything else that you need help with during those early postpartum days. Sounds pretty great right? Especially […]

Womxn Warrior – Krystal Williams

Womxn Warrior Series

Krystal Williams Portland postpartum doula out in nature for headshots

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Can we include the whole family at our studio newborn family photography session? ABSOLUTELY! In fact, I think it’s incredibly important that we include all of the immediate family members at your newborn session. Documenting the bond between each family member and their newest addition is my favorite. Plus it’s such an important part of […]

Studio Newborn Family Photography | SE Portland, Oregon

Newborn

big sister holding newborn wrapped in white swaddle at studio newborn family photography session in se portland oregon

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Wondering about timing for newborn photography? Let’s break it down for you. I love to photograph newborn babies in the first 7-14 days after birth. Why? Because this is when they are still super sleepy and curled up from being in the womb. After 14 days they start to stretch their limbs a bit more […]

Newborn Photography | SW Portland, OR

Newborn

light-skinned newborn baby under white blanket at newborn photography session

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When you think about getting family photos done, you probably think about timing them for the fall. But let me tell you why Summer Outdoor family photos are the best! For starters, the weather in Portland, Oregon in the summer is perfect! Flowers are in bloom It’s drier than the rest of the year We […]

Summer Outdoor Family Photos | Portland, OR

Family, Milestone

Light-skinned family of three in a field of tall golden grasses at a sunrise photo session in portland oregon