Hi! Thanks for stopping by my blog! Here you will find a culmination of things including tons of photos of my children, random thoughts on life and my journey to build a Photography business, sneak peeks for clients, and who knows what else :) I.LOVE.PHOTOGRAPHY.

I am a mostly self-taught Wedding and Portrait Photographer and I am always looking for new clients. I prefer on-location, natural light Photography and I am always looking to challenge myself! I recently relocated to Central Oregon and am available for photoshoots in any of the nearby areas. Please feel free to contact me if you like my work and are interested in scheduling a session with me! I would love to hear from you!

Grab some coffee and stay awhile :) And if you see an image you like, feel free to leave a comment...I love comments!

Thursday, September 29, 2011

University of Oregon Senior: Megan

My third session last weekend was spent hanging out in Eugene, Oregon at the University of Oregon campus taking photos of Megan!!! She is just about done with her degree and will be heading to Grad school soon.....congratulations on this huge step in your life Megan! I had a ton of fun walking around the camps and even enjoyed a nice Pumpkin Spice Latte afterward :) The campus is so pretty and we found some great spots for photos. Megan is such a sweet person and is seriously ridiculously smart! She plays guitar in a band and we were able to capture some great shots with her guitar......and she is REALLY good too!!!

Megan, thank you so much for asking me to photograph such a meaningful time in your life. I hope you love your sneak peek and I hope to get the rest to you soon!

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Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Sweet Home Senior: Bret

This is Sweet Home Senior #2 from this past Saturday. His session was also held in Brownsville and his super sweet Mom and little sister tagged along! They are the sweetest family and were so incredibly gracious and up for anything! Bret also brought his beautiful black lab, Drake for a few photos. Drake was a perfect subject and let us get some great shots of him :) The two of them are just attached at the hip!

Bret and Kristin, I hope you love these photos and there are plenty more to come soon!

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Monday, September 26, 2011

Sweet Home Senior: Alex

I must say this lady was mighty busy this past weekend, but I had a ton of fun!!! I got to enjoy the sun on Saturday in Brownsville for Alex's Senior shoot. He is another Sweet Home Senior and I just love shooting in Brownsville. The cute town has great textures and architecture to work with.....and soooo many options all in a 1 mile radius! Doesn't get much better than that. Alex and his grandma met me downtown and he was such a great sport! Here are a few of my faves so far from his session and I'm sure I will find many more faves over the next few day :)

Alex, I hope you and your family love these images and there are more to come soon! Thank you so much for asking me to take your Senior portraits! Enjoy this sneak peek....



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Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Sweet Home, OR: 4 Friends, 4 Seniors.......

This past weekend brought us very warm weather for Oregon! It was about 90-95 degrees and very sunny, but I wasn't complaining because it was so nice to be out in the sun. I had a blast working with these four Senior guys from Sweet Home High School. They were such great sports and really up for anything. They chose the first location which was gorgeous.....we drove to a remote location on the Santiam River with the water flowing, tons of rock and greenery, and awesome company! My sister came along which added to the fun :) We also hit up the Sankey Bridge in Sweet Home (probably my favorite location). It's such great location with a huge covered bridge and is the home of the Oregon Jamboree. And lastly, we headed over the high school football field for some photos that would incorporate their favorite sport. Needless to say, it was a great day and I had a great shoot. I decided to post these all together because these guys are all friends and we shot these at the same locations. Jerohn, Lorenzo, Tyler, and Jesse...thank you guys for allowing me to capture these photos for your Senior year and I hope you have an awesome Senior year!!! These are just a few and there will more to come soon :) This is just a sneak peek for you all :) I hope you love them!

P.S.-Jerohn is my sister's fiance's younger brother :)







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Of course we had to get a few with all the guys....here are a few of my faves!

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Monday, June 27, 2011


Please don't mind the blog header! I need to fix that and will get to it sometime this week! It's a little weird looking at the moment. My apologies.

Sunday, June 26, 2011

Johnson & Barney Wedding ~ Bend, OR

This weekend the weather in Central Oregon was divine and it was the perfect setting for a wedding! Blue skies and barely a cloud in sight. I had the pleasure of photographing the wedding of Cami and Nik at First Missionary Baptist Church on Saturday. The day was perfect and full of friends, family and so much love for the soon-to-be-married couple. Not a detail was left unnoticed. Pink flowers and twinkling lights adorned the sanctuary and reception hall, while guests hung words of advice on branches for the lovely couple. There wasn't a dry eye that left the beautiful ceremony that was officiated by the bride's father.

Cami and Nik, thank you for inviting me to participate in your special day. It was an honor to photograph your wedding and make new friends at the same time :) I truly hope you love your photographs and they help you remember every single moment. Here is a little sneak peek and the rest will follow soon!

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