Harris Beach: One Location, Multiple Options

Harris Beach is a little local spot right in the middle of Brookings, Oregon. This is one of my favorite locations to shoot families because of the great variety the landscape offers. Often times, I do not even have my clients move but can capture several different looks from the same scene. It is all about perspective. From the same location, I can capture images with just the ocean behind them as a classic beach backdrop. We take 14 steps to the right, and suddenly there is a large sea cliff as our backdrop and the entire mood can change


Embrace the Adventure!

One of the best things about the Oregon coast is that it is rugged and majestic. This means, in order to fully experience all that it has to offer, you get to go on adventures. Recently, I went on one of the best adventures with Richard and Selina. To start off their new adventure into married life, they drove all the way from Michigan to elope at Natural Bridges in Brookings, Oregon. This particular beach requires an intense hike down steep cliffs. There is even a section that requires a rope to let yourself down! This is not for the


Extended Family: What to Wear!

You are gathering together with grandparents, aunt, uncles and cousins and have decided to do some family pictures with all the generations. This is amazing and a great keepsake for everyone, not to mention an important milestone to document. If you want your keepsake to keep looking timeless and classic for decades to come, you have come to the right place and I want to share my biggest do’s and don’ts for what to wear in these extended family sessions. First and foremost, DO NOT wear the same thing. The best photo’s have a mix of neutrals, textures, and accessories.


Engagement session at Cape Ferrello

Love is a beautiful thing and to have the opportunity to capture sacred moments between young love is a passion of mine. Allow me to introduce our lovebirds, Nathan and Annalissa. Together we chose a beautiful location for their engagement shoot. Cape Ferrello is known for the breathtaking views of the ocean cliffs and all the wonderful things that the Oregon Coast is known for. It can be a very windy place, but I feel it adds another dimension of movement to the photography. I love this location for the multiple features from the dark wooded area’s to the wide



“I’m a pretty simple gal, I love Jesus, my handsome hubby and my 4 not so tiny kiddos teenagers. I love the beach and feeling the sun on my shoulders and the wind in my hair. I love wild color, and crazy love. I love coffee and bacon and tacos. Tending my garden and chickens feed my soul. If you will let me in, I promise to capture a little part of your one wild and beautiful life, and all the things that make YOU happy.”