Category: Children

Stillness and Balance – Family Portrait Photography in Bend, Oregon

This darling family was photographed on an exceptionally frosty freezing cold morning at Smith Rock. The frozen fog crystal formations reached out an inch from foliage surfaces. I arrived to this session days early because I had entered the date wrong in my calendar (oops). (Hey, there’s a first time for everything!) Two identical mornings. The first, […]


Little Baby Boys & Boy Moms and Dads – A Bend, OR Family Portrait Session

This little face make me giddy to have a boy. Never in a million years would I have thought I’d be an instant-mom of 2 kiddos within a year’s time. I never thought I’d be a boy mom for that matter. Did I emphasize “never” enough? #infertility #nohusband #keto #boymom. I’m going to have to […]


Empowerment: Jordyn & Aspen – Mama & Me Family Portrait Session in Bend, OR

Empowerment. Up until about 2010, we didn’t have a tried and true scientific or measurable definition of empowerment. So here’s what I came up with. “The process of becoming stronger and more confident, especially in controlling one’s life and claiming one’s rights” (thanks, Google). Psychological empowerment has been described as a state of being: perceived […]


Finley – A 3 Month Old Newborn Session in Bend, Oregon

I adored this three-ish month check-in with newborn Finley session — I mean, look at this radiant mama and what her body created. Especially because it is my hope that I’m smiling in wonder at my babe like she is here, and my babe is smiling back at me in a few months. And that […]

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