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Here you can find a collection of many families’ stories, each of them is unique and beautiful in different way, their love stories are told here in old fashioned blogging way. So grateful to be able to share my journey with these families that I've met along the way. Cherish every single experience. 

A maternity couple embracing in a field at sunset.

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Portland’s Leading Maternity Photographer Light by Iris Photography is an award-winning maternity photographer who serves clients in Portland, Oregon. Why Portland is Perfect for Maternity Photography Portland, Oregon, is the perfect backdrop for capturing the magic of maternity. With its blend of natural beauty and urban charm, this city offers diverse settings that elevate every […]

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with children, the days are long but the years are short.  Here you don't see "pretty" photos that everyone looks perfect in their best clothes. Instead you will find beautiful moments that captured the soul of each family life. 

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Thank you for following along and witnessing the beauty I encounter. All of the family photo sessions I offer are tailored around you and your family.
Whether you are welcoming a newborn home and you want to document those first precious moments at home. 
Or you want to capture the spirit and freedom of joy in the great outdoors and go for an adventure. Or maybe you want to capture the warmth and cozyness of your home.  Playing instruments, reading books or baking cakes. I want to tell your stories!

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Why choose to have an in-home Newborn Photo Session  

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Fresh 48 Newborn photo session at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center

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Having a family photo session in urban locations 

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Adventure family beach photo session at OREGON COAST

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Top 10 Family Photo Session Locations in Portland Oregon

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Fall is the perfect time for family photos, but it can be hard to find a location that's both beautiful and inspiring. Here are some of my favorite places to take fall family photo sessions in Portland, Oregon.

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