Archive for September, 2010

It’s been a baby boom lately!!! I’ve been so busy posting weddings that I haven’t had a chance to post these cuties!!

I’m getting ready to photograph my dad’s wedding in a couple of hours so I don’t have time to talk about how wonderful all these sessions were, but figured those of you who have been waiting to see these pics wouldn’t mind if I was not as talkative today. ;)

(oh and YES, you’ll see photos from my daddy’s wedding!!)

Here’s some favorites from the last couple of weeks…

Ms. S and her family

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isn’t she the prettiest little thing??!!! And oh so sweet…


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heartbreaker. Yup, for sure!

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GORGEOUS family.

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Mr. A and his family

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LOVE the bear hat. CUUUUUTTTTTTEEEEEEEEE!!

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Canvas worthy right here. Oh yeah buddy. Favorite from the session!!

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goodness, could you possibly be more perfect??!! You guys look amazing!!

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Love little buns!!!

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Ms. B (who happens to be my new cousin…)

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Best awake shot EVER.

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My only outdoor newborn of the year. I LOVE this image.

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“hi baby”

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So incredibly happy!!

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And my niece, miss R

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FAVORITE!!


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had to sneak this one in. It’s my daughter miss K with her new cousin!!!

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Oh I LOVE you guys!!!

So we moved and our new house came MUCH more wall space. And what do you do with more wall space???? You fill it with huge canvases of your kids and family of course…

I can’t even begin to explain how excited I am about these photos. My extremely talented friend, Rebecca of Catchlights Northwest took our photos a few weeks ago. I am amazed, thrilled, and excited about these images. They are everything I wanted them to be and I’ve already pre-ordered four 20X24 canvases to go on my walls.

Thank you a million times over for photographing my family and being so wonderful.

And yes I’ll stop rambling and show the photos….

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my absolute FAVORITE!!!!!!

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they make me smile!!

I had the pleasure of photographing Byron and Tiffanie on August 14th, 2010.  It was honestly one of the most fun, and beautiful weddings I’ve ever been to. Byron and Tiffanie put so much time and thought into their wedding day, it was incredible. Everything they did was for a certain meaning. You see, Byron and Tiffanie met in Astoria at the Sunday Market while buying hot dogs. They felt an instant connection and just two years later they were wed. My huband and I stayed the weekend in Astoria to photograph the wedding and the day after the wedding we did photos of them at the Sunday market and on the base where Byron is a member of the US coast guard. I will post the “day after’ photos at another time.

Ceremony was at Chively Park.

Reception was at Baked Alaska

We photographed them at the Astoria Column, downtown Astoria, and on the pier in Astoria.

(Hubby and I stayed at the Commodore Hotel which is new and AWESOME by the way!!!)

I wish I could explain in words how wonderful this all was. So since my writing skills aren’t that great, here are the photos…

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And yes, you’re seeing this correctly, her dress was blue!!! It was absolutely stunning and matched Byron’s uniform just perfectly!

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They had their wedding rings custom made just for them. The rope is from a piece of the cord that is used by the US coast guard. Tiffanie studies birds (sorry I don’t know the technical term) so Byron drew these birds and they had them engraved on the side of her ring.

How cool is that??!!!!

Seriously, best most meaningful ring shot EVER!!!

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Their “first look”

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the one to the left reminds me of a heart. The way the trees cover over them, the way their bodies are. I can’t explain it, but I love this one!!

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we considered going to the top of the column, but there were just way too many people. If you look close you can see them all looking down at the bride and groom!

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LOVE this cake.

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The Baked Alaska’s food was so good that Derrick and I ate there twice while we were staying in Astoria!!

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how cool is this wall??!!!!

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the Trolley!!!

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Huge canvas on your wall. Okay?

okay. :D

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Congrats to you both!!! Thank you SOOOOOO much for hiring me to do your photos!!

This incredibly gorgeous couple got married at one of the most beautiful locations I’ve ever had the pleasure of photographing at. They married at Hoffstadt Bluffs visitor Center.  It was amazing to view Mt. St. Helen’s while they were getting married.

They’re wedding was July 24th, 2010 and I was quite the lucky gal to photograph them along with my super awesome second shooter, Elena (thanks girl, you ROCK as usual!!)

The details were incredible and you could tell that the bride and groom put a lot of thought into their special day. Flower arrangements were by Banda’s Bouquets, and the cake was made by the Bride’s mom. Catering was provided by Hoffstadt Bluffs and I’m not sure on the other details. :D

Oh and her shoes were amazing. Check them out. Seriously brides, bright shoes are where it’s at!!!

Congrats Kyndra and Matt!!!!!


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I absolutely adore this family. I’ve been photographing Mr. T since he was just two weeks old. Now he’s 14 months and cuter than EVER. His mom and dad are AWESOME and I enjoy every single time I get to work with them.

Enjoy the sneaky peak!

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recognize this handsome guy??

Yup, he’s the winner of best photo of 2009. Kid sticking his tongue out, yup, this is him. Handsome little feller, isn’t he??!!!

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LOVE this!!!


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the expression and the COLORS!!! Love it!!!!

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Beautiful family photo!!