There’s truth in cliches. Your home is your castle. And in many cases your home is a family’s most valuable asset. And a well decorated home creates a sense of place, comfort and belonging for everyone under the roof—not the just the adults, but the little ones too. So, when it comes time to decorating your own personal refuge, what better option is there than to fill the walls with the people and places that you love the most?
This past weekend I had the honor to witness and photograph a very generous community of people pour all of their love into a birthday party for a very brave four year-old boy who is battling cancer. In 2014, Omar was diagnosed with neuroblastoma when he was just two years old
For a lot of people, family portrait sessions can be really stressful. Are the kids going to have a meltdown? Is Dad going to throw a temper tantrum? What if junior decides to play in the mud in his Sunday best? Does my hair look okay? There’s just so much pressure to get the perfect picture!
If you’re looking to take better pictures and snapshots of your children and family, consider the rule of thirds! One of the things that I learned from my mother growing up is that the value of a photograph isn’t always about technical perfection, it’s about the story that it tells. Yes, there’s a time and…
Our Christmas gift came a few months early this year, but the lights of the holiday season provided the the perfect excuse for some fun and creative portraits of our three-month old Kiana! (Click on the images below to see larger versions).
Christmas in Boring Oregon comes with the long tradition of our annual community holiday party hosted by the Boring/Damascus Grange. Every year we gather at the Boring Station Trailhead Park, located in the heart of “downtown” Boring. We sing Christmas Carols with our friends and neighbors and await for Santa’s arrival on a decades-old antique…
On the evening of September 21st, my name was etched onto a nondescript paper certificate and in a blur I found myself with a new title: “father.”
On September 21, 2015 at 6:57pm my wife and I were blessed with a beautiful, tiny baby girl we named Kiana Sophie. 5 pounds, 7 oz. 18 inches long.
Once again, this year I had the privilege of photographing my favorite hometown event, the “Celebration in Boring.”