MY OWN PRIVATE. {IDAHO}

In the summer we come to Idaho because its hot and different and fun. My parents have a cabin on the lake and being here feels like summer camp. We wear our swimsuits… Continue reading

JULIE +TOM. {MARRIED IN HOOD RIVER}.

Julie and Tom were married on a day in June in an orchard in the hills above the town of Hood River. The Columbia River shone in the distance; Mt Hood glistened bright… Continue reading

LILLIAN & ANNEE. {ZENANA SPA, PORTLAND}

Annee and I met over ten years ago, at my first job after I moved to Portland. During those pre-kid days so long ago, we often we went out on the town; we… Continue reading

JOSEPHINE FRANCES. {PORTLAND}.

making the decision to have a child is momentous. it is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body. +elizabeth stone When I photographed Josephine, she was only… Continue reading

DEBBIE + ZAYCE. {MARRIED IN SEATTLE}

I met Debbie in high school. I have so many memories of her and I: in Seattle, in cars, in guatemalan skirts, in the grass at outdoor concerts. And then we grew up… Continue reading

MY MAMA WAS A UNICORN. {PORTLAND}

Portland pride parade. Glitter. Drummers. Dancers. Unicorns. Rainbow flags. Rainbow umbrellas. Rainbow socks. Rainbow streamers. Gold wigs. Purple balloons. Pugs with pride t-shirts. Men with mardi-gras beads. Women on motorcycles. Drummers. Feather wings.… Continue reading

THE GRADUATE.

Indy finally graduated. From kindergarten. He stood up in front of the class and shook Miss Amanda’s hand and she gave him a diploma with balloons on it and a red mardi-gras necklace… Continue reading

THE CHANG FAMILY. {PORTLAND}

On the day that I hung out with these four, the sun was out, and in their beautiful garden, the light streamed in through the trees. The coy swam in circles around their… Continue reading

THE OSTREM-FOUCHT FAMILY. {PORTLAND}

On the day that I met with this sweet little family, the clouds were big and white and puffy in the sky. We spent time on a blanket in the grass and we… Continue reading

BRIAN + MELISSA + BELLY. {PORTLAND}

Brian and Melissa have a bun in the oven. On the day that we hung out, we went on walk around the neighborhood and there were leftover puddles from thunderstorms the night before.… Continue reading