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JJ and Aves absolutely fill every room they’re in with joy and love. The love they have for one another and those around them is infectious and palpable! I was so excited for their barn wedding here in Oregon this summer. (Check out their engagement photos from last fall here!) Their Story Josie and Avery […]

JJ & Aves: Oregon Barn Wedding in Early Summer

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The moment I received Sidney + Jaydens wedding inquiry, I let out a little yelp of excitement. To work with a couple on their wedding day, especially one that you have worked with previously, has to be one of the greatest compliments! Sidney originally reached out back in the summer of 2020 to schedule a […]

Sunriver Engagement Photos

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What I love most about being a photographer is following the people I meet through all the stages of life: engagement, wedding, maternity, family, and senior sessions! All these types of special photography capture important moments at different periods of life, and I’ll never say I have a favorite! They’re all too amazing. And this […]

Downtown Bend, OR Senior Session with Abby

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You never know what kind of weather springtime in Oregon will give you. But, for Jailene’s Graduation Pictures, it was an incredibly gorgeous night at Oregon State University! I mean, it’s the OSU campus, you are never NOT guaranteed a beautiful shoot. But this particular evenings soft light, along with this gorgeous gal, really showed […]

Graduation Pictures at Oregon State

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This Central Oregon State Park has done it again my friends! With the help of this beautiful family, it has created the most fabulous setting for this Smith Rock Maternity Photoshoot! This gallery has been signed, sealed and delivered with the up most love and care which could only mean one thing! I just couldn’t […]

Smith Rock Maternity Photoshoot

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Rossi Farms is the cutest little farm in northeast Portland, a historic venue that’s still an active farm! This is the perfect little spot tucked away from the busyness of Portland, and Abby and Patrick loved the “spaghetti western” vibes for their early summer wedding this past May. Emotional, joyful, and quirky, I loved every […]

Joyful Rossi Farms Wedding in Portland, Oregon | Abby & Patrick

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Gathering all of the family members from far and wide into one place to get reacquainted, celebrate with each other, have a cookout, and spend quality time together is a rare thing! And if you’ve managed to make it happen, it’s worth documenting the occasion. It might be a long time before this happens again, […]

Why You Should Book an Extended Family Photoshoot

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Alexis and Vance!!! I could not be more excited for this wedding if I tried. These two had the most amazing, woodsy engagement session at Dillon Falls here in Bend, Oregon. The relaxed vibe, the gorgeous scenery, and the tangible love between these two made it a swoon-worthy session that pumped me up to see […]

Alexis & Vance’s Woodsy Engagement Session at Dillon Falls

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There are so many important decisions you’ll make when it comes to your family photos. What time of year is best? What time of day? You’ll have to coordinate your wardrobes, prep your kids (or dogs😉), etc… DON’T WORRY! First off, I have tons of resources in addition to this one that can help you […]

Family Photoshoot Locations Near Bend, OR

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Choosing the right wedding venue can have a big impact on the way your wedding day unfolds. The good news is, you can almost never go wrong with the wedding venues here in Central Oregon! Here is a list of some of my personal favorites as a wedding photographer. These options cover a variety of […]

The Best Central Oregon Wedding Venues

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