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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

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pregnant woman getting maternity portraits done out in nature

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Are you in your second trimester? If so, it’s time to start looking for the best maternity and newborn photographer to document this beautiful time in your life. Since beginning my business about five years ago, I’ve specialized in maternity and newborn photography. They are my absolute favorite subjects to photograph. I’m so thankful for […]

Best Maternity Photographer | Portland Photographer

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Pregnant woman in white floral dress holding flowers in front of pregnant belly outside

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These outdoor maternity couple photos took place at my favorite location for outdoor portraits. I love how the light hits this natural area right at sunset. It creates this dreamy, glowy light that I just love capturing in my images. Summer in Portland is the best time to capture this kind of light. And this […]

Outdoor Maternity Couple Photos | Portland Oregon

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light-skinned woman in a white dress outdoors for maternity photo session

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You want your portland family maternity photography session in the international rose test gardens, at sunrise, in the middle of summer? Yes, please! I absolutely adored photographing this family during peak bloom in the rose gardens. Check out these gorgeous images from their session. This is one of a few locations that I offer up […]

Portland Family Maternity Photography Session | Rose Gardens SW Portland, Oregon

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pregnant woman in white dress with man in white shirt & grey pants holding little boy in blue shirt and khaki pants giggling together in the Portland International Rose Test Gardens

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You know that old saying, “You blink and they’re all grown up.”?  It feels especially true that first year of your baby’s life.  You are fully wrapped up in just keeping them alive and happy. It all just flies by too fast. Before you know it they are rolling over, crawling, and then walking, now […]

Documenting Baby’s First Year

Featured, Maternity, Milestone, Newborn

close up photograph of a light-skinned pregnant belly in white lace dress

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Remember a few weeks ago when I shared five reasons why you should get maternity photos taken? You can read it here. Well, I had so many reasons that I decided to split it into two separate blog posts. Today I’m sharing five more reasons why you should get maternity photos taken.  1. Have images […]

5 More Reasons Why You Should Get Maternity Photos

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White Framed Deckled Maternity Portrait of woman in white & gold dress

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Have you been wondering why you should have maternity photos taken? Do you wonder if it’s worth it? I recently polled my followers on Instagram about why they did or didn’t get maternity photos. There was an overwhelming response from people who wished they had but didn’t. I’m going to share a little sampling of […]

5 Reasons Why You Should Get Maternity Photos

Featured, Maternity

Diverse group of 5 pregnant women dressed in white dressed on a rock next to a river looking off into the distance - reason to get maternity photos

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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!).

Maternity Photo Sessions

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

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This was the year that brought this decade full circle for me. Finally, I did it! I finally made photography my full-time job.  I’m pretty sure my 24 year-old self is spinning her head right now somewhere. You see when I was 24 it was 2009 and I was graduating from Northern Arizona University with […]

2019 Year in Review

Family, Maternity, Newborn

Newborn Photography

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Blue Camas Lilies speckled the wide open space, a wooden plank path ran through the middle, and trees surrounded the us on all sides. When I got through the initial wooded area and discovered the first open meadows at the Camassia Natural Area and viewed this amazing site; I just knew that this was going […]

Wildflower Maternity Session at Camassia Natural Area

Family, Maternity

Family Maternity Photos Camassia Natural Area - West Linn Oregon