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a wedding photographer for joyful brides and a avid fashion lover
 Based in Portland, Oregon. Available for travel.

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Behind the Scenes 2017

Ahh it’s that time of year (actually it’s almost the END of the year) and I’ve been wrapping everything up -including sharing my very first Behind the Scenes. Well, let’s jump right in because whether you know it or not,

I love making my clients laugh…

Even if it means playing peek-a-boo with them.  Sometimes I even do hand tricks!

I know it works when they start to copy me

Sometimes it doesn’t though -sorry guys, I tried.

As a last resort, I make faces….

But I think all that does is scare them- again I’m sorry! 

Nah! I’m just kidding, they do great – I just love them!

But I do have a bad habit of being on the floor…

But I mean, I have to!!

To get this…

Another thing I like to do is try to hide

Or at least silently creep up on my sweet subjects…

Slowly close in….

And then GET ‘EM

You may not know this, but I’m not just a photographer…

I’m also a sporadic florist.

Dress fluffer (and despite my face, I do enjoy dress fluffing)!

And occasional flash test subject… what do you think of my face?

Better? 

And no matter how many

faces I make

or “finger tricks” I do

There is nothing that can replace the love for my brides and grooms, seniors, and families. I’m so grateful for you all and can’t wait for another year with you all! <3

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  1. Alyssa says:

    Great blog! Super fun to read!! 🙂

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