A year before Wayne and Claire met, Wayne had fallen from a cliff in Bend, Oregon, he was in the hospital fighting for his life. This event would bring them together. While their love story is non-traditional, the connection they share for the outdoors is inspiring, full of life and big hearts. I knew from the moment I met them, I had to select a special place for their engagement shoot, so there we ventured to the Columbia River Gorge at the light of dawn.Read More
I wanted to share some of my favorite camping gear to help you get a jump start on getting outdoors. Buying gear is an adventure within itself. Shopping for outdoor gear can be overwhelming sometimes with the amount of gear that is out there. But that is what keeps it fun, exciting, and one of my favorite past-times! To all the gear-heads out there, I see you!Read More
My husband and I moved to the Pacific Northwest over a year ago and I am still constantly amazed by the unique, magnificent, and changing landscapes throughout. The mysterious fog, overcast mornings, dripping moss, and bounty of pines makes it the perfect setting for landscape and portrait photography. I wanted to share 3 reasons to visit Oregon, and some tips on magical places to see whether you are a local or planning a visit.Read More
While writing a letter to your representatives is one step of many to share our concerns and our love for our public lands. Today, I wanted to share a few other ways to help give back to public lands in your very own backyards. Cheers to your continued support to keep our public lands beautiful.Read More
I would like to share a few of my favorite hiking & camping websites and apps to help you embark on your next outdoor adventure. From trail to campsite finding, the process can be overwhelming, but hopefully these resources help make your planning a little easier!