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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

You’re ENGAGED!!! Pop the bubbly, call the family + friends and celebrate your little heart out friend! You deserve to absorb every happy moment coming your way. Once that confetti settles, it’s time to start thinking about all the details of that big day. The process can seem daunting, believe i’ve been there! But, don’t […]

A Bend Wedding Photographers view: Engagement Photos

man in green shirt leading girl in white top through a field of yellow flowers during engagement photos

You know, it’s true what they say: once you find it, the rest falls into place. I’m talking about…THE DRESS!!! Wedding planning is hectic, and the pressure to find the perfect dress is no joke. Can you find one that’s at your price point? In the perfect size? With the right cut and in just […]

Where to Look for Wedding Dresses in Bend, Oregon

four girls sitting in wedding dresses on a couch drinking champagne at bespoke bride

First and foremost, don’t forget to pack your patience and grace for your little fam! Being in front of the camera can sometimes feel a little overwhelming and might even be new for all, if not some of you! I don’t know how many sessions begin with parents apologizing for their kids before we even […]

Bend Family Photographer on Prepping Kids for Photos

family of three holding hands and walking during photo session

Life is happening and it’s happening fast! Believe me, as much as i’ve tried, there is just nothing we can do to slow it down. No matter what we do, we can’t press pause or go back and relive these fleeting moments. So… I’m here for you! A Bend Oregon family photographer… or Honorary Auntie […]

Bend Oregon Family Photographer or Honorary Auntie?

mom and dad in Bend looking at their baby between them

Over the years I’ve had high school seniors inquire for their session with a number of questions. So many having to do with hair, makeup, wardrobe, etc. But, the biggest question out of all of them always has to do with location! When I’m asked to help them decide on a location for their senior […]

Senior Pictures Bend Oregon

blonde senior girl in black top standing in front of orange trees in bend

I’ve said it a million times, and I’ll say it a million more: central Oregon is the best place for your wedding! Am I biased because I live here? Psh…maybe. 😉 All jokes aside, the Bend area has some wonderfully diverse options to fit all sorts of wedding vibes, whether you’re going for something low-key […]

Oregon Wedding Venue Spotlight: Brasada Ranch in Bend

bride and groom walking across the bridge at brasada ranch

Drive about 40 minutes north of Bend, Oregon and you’ll find yourself surrounded by breathtaking rock formations and miles of beautiful high desert terrain. If you were lucky enough to be there this past September, then you would have also been blessed enough to be in the company of these two fabulous souls! JJ and […]

Smith Rock Engagement Photos with JJ + Aves

man in white shirt holding blonde girl in green dress

So you’re headed to central Oregon for an amazing vacation! You got your time off work, the kids are excited and asking you “are we there yet?” for the millionth time. Maybe you’re the type of person who really likes to plan ahead, and you have your whole itinerary planned out for your Sunriver vacation. […]

Sunriver Vacation Ideas: A Family Photoshoot!