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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

extended family standing next to the Deschutes river

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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Creating an exceptional experience for my clients is part of the job! This means researching and connecting with vendors to add to your positive experience! One of the biggest questions I get asked before any session is, “what hair and makeup artist recommendations do you have?”. When you’re investing in quality photos, you want to […]

Bend Oregon Senior Picture Makeup Recommendations

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Your family is growing so fast!! Do you even remember the last time you had your photos taken?! If you’re in the market for some family portraits, you actually have options! You can go for a quick mini session or a full family session. Each has pros and cons depending on how busy your life […]

Full Family Session or Mini Photoshoot? What to Choose for Your Family Photos

mom and dad swinging little boy between them

It may seem like the word “sunny” and “winter” wouldn’t be used in the same sentence to describe the weather in Oregon. But, most often times in Bend we get THE MOST beautiful winter days! This makes it the most perfect backdrop to take engagement photos!!! I couldn’t have been happier when Holly + Devon […]

Sunny Winter Engagement Photos in Bend, Oregon

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I know what you’re thinking — “Bryndle, it is so. dang. COLD. in the winter! Why would I want to have my wedding during the coldest time of the year?!” I hear you! If a winter wedding in Bend, Oregon really gives you the heebies, then don’t do it! A warmer season where you’re guaranteed […]

Reasons to Choose a Bend, Oregon Winter Wedding

bride and groom standing in winter snow in bend oregon

You’ve got that perfect little family of yours and gorgeous location taken care of! But, now you just need the right Family Photographer in Bend, Oregon to document it all. Well, congratulations friend, you’ve done it! You’ve found your photographer. I’m confident I will deliver family sessions bursting with beautifully and chaotic moments that tell […]

Looking for a Family Photographer in Bend, Oregon?

mom and dad bear hugging their two boys during family photos

You’re marrying the love of your life and it’s time to document this special moment with an engagement shoot. But there is no way your love story is complete without your furry friend, your best dog, the dog of honor! Having your dog with you for your engagement photos is something I will always encourage […]

Tips for Including Your Dog in Your Engagement Photos

brown and black dog with tongue out during engagement shoot