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Find the ideal photographer for whatever moments you’re hoping to capture! Our annual guide features recommended photographers specializing in birth, newborn, candid or annual photos of your children and family.

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Linnea Portrait Studio

Award winning photographer Linnea Osterberg’s mission is to record the joyful yet complex nature of childhood. Her striking portraits illustrate the imagination, creativity, and wonder of her young subjects. Linnea has been professionally photographing children and families for over 16 years. Her work has appeared at numerous exhibitions in the Portland area.

Linnea attended Smith College and later earned a Master’s degree in Child and Family Counseling from Lewis and Clark College. This educational experience has proven invaluable in creating relationships with children who invite her into their world.

Malaina Kinne Photography

Malaina Kinne Photography offers portraits, family photos, and special events photography including birthdays, anniversaries, family get-togethers, and more.

When working together, you can expect and rely on Malaina Kinne Photography to be understanding and open to suggestions. Your photo shoot will be fun, open, and relaxed. What will be captured at your photos shoot? Your feelings, your connection with loved ones, and candid moments will be captured.

What makes you smile? What makes you laugh? What is bringing you joy in the moments? Bring something special with you to your photo shoot; something that brings you joy, something that brings your kids joy. Having that picture to look back on will spark good memories and happiness.

Want to know a little something about Malaina? Read on…

If she could change the world today, her version of world peace would show everyone getting along, regardless of color, race, gender, political views, or spiritual beliefs. She is a big fan of unity.

Lara Janzen Photography

Lara Jazzen
Lara Janzen Photography specializes in outdoor portraits, corporate, real estate, drone and nature photography.  She enjoys making your photo session fun, relaxing and loves to create magic with you. One client said: “I dislike having my photo taken, but you made it relaxing, anxiety free and fun with some humor thrown in.”
Lara can also make your home look amazing if you are looking to sell your house, as she is a professionally trained real estate photographer and licensed drone pilot. If you would like award-winning images to hang on your wall, she has those as well!
Check out Lara Janzen Photography on Facebook, Instagram, Linkedin and the web. She takes pictures you would like to hang on your wall!


Stella Maris Photography

Stella Maris Montage

Stella Maris Photography is an Oregon-based natural light photographer who is available to capture your beautiful life in images. She is available for birth stories, love stories and family sessions.

Stella specializes in Milk Bath Photography. This unique experience is a beautiful artistic experience that will be cherished. Contact her for more information about this specialized session or for any other session or story.

Traveling Julie Photography

Julie Court Jacob
Julie at Traveling Julie Photography specializes in friendly, full-service family photography! She loves capturing genuine personality and connection.
Julie believes that there is no “right time” for a family photo. The right time is now. She beautifully captures where your family is today with a combination of posed and candid photographs you will treasure for years to come. 

Katalina Berbari Photography

Kat Barberi
Kat is a documentary lifestyle photographer who specializes in childhood and family portraiture. Kat believes that each session is an opportunity to convey the uniqueness of each family member, as well as the dynamic relationships between family members. 
Kat prefers working with natural lighting in and around the family’s home and an outdoor setting that they enjoy spending time. She enjoys taking portraits of children in their rooms, as she believes these spaces are a direct reflection of their developmental identity at the time of the photo session. She also enjoys capturing the candid interactive spirit with the family pets, as well as any hobbies the kids enjoy doing.
Kat’s objective is to deliver real-time moments that are reflective of each unique individual she photographs, and the moments shared between family members. These photographs will reflect the authenticity of this precious stage in time of their beautiful, growing family. 

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