Yearly Archives: 2007

Bobby & Courtney | engaged

Traipsing around downtown Portland is something I LOVE to doI love to explore and more importantly I love to show people around my home. I am ALWAYS begging people to come visit me just so I can show all my favorite spots. When Bobby and Courtney asked me where we wanted to shoot, I knew […]

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Fear of the Unknown

I spent nearly 5 hours at the bookstore today. Its my cerebral playground… I walk in and simply get lost amidst the myriad of stories. I didn’t INTEND to spend five hours there but when I looked at my watch I just laughed at how quickly the time passed. Anyway… I read a short story […]

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Surprise!!

Oh my HEAVENS! What an adventure!!! So yesterday, my brother and I took the 3 hour drive up to Seattle to photograph a surprise proposal on top of the Space Needle. Chad had it alllll planned out…..My instructions were to walk by (Andrea had no idea what I looked like) and ‘drop’ a piece of […]

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Lookin’ back…

WOW! It has been a looooooong year. And, to be completely real and honest…. It was truly one of the toughest years. Despite the battles, it has been an amazing year all the same. As I sat and looked through my year of pictures, I realized what made all the trials and tribulations so bearable…. […]

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Signage

I have been meandering through my images from the past year in preparation for the updated website, and I came across all these signs from my summer travels between Barbados, Cabo, & Cancun. I figured they deserved some blog lovin’ enjoy. This was painted on a white wall…. I think I am gonna print it […]

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The Countdown Begins!

Coming at the beginning of the year I will be launching a new updated site! Its been almost a year and it’s time for new fresh ideas… I cant wait to show you all! [note: to all potential clients, you have until Dec 31st to take advantage of ’07 pricing…. The offer expires with that […]

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New England | Love & Passion

I spent the last week in New Haven CT with my dear friends Justin & Mary Marantz. If I could sum up the trip in two words, they would most definitely be…. love & passion. It truly was a magical experience! LOVE: Watching those two crazy love birds made my heart smile. They are so […]

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New England in the Snow

We are running out the door but check out beautiful New England in the snow!! More pics to come!

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Snake Shoot 2007 | the photographers

So after the snake shoot the other day, we got a quick shot together. your truly, Kathy Carlisle, & Shannon Sewell Major props to Shannon… she was not too happy to be within two feet of the snakes let alone holding it! That took guts and she was a super trooper. And again, thanks to […]

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Carlisle Kids

Yesterday was heaven. pure heaven. Ever since I met Kathy Carlisle it’s been a great love affair. She is one of those rare souls who ask the deep questions and challenge you to rethink everything you believe. I have wonderful friends in my life but few who will actually sit down and hash out the […]

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Family Photos

My good friend Fred Egan was in town for the Holidays and so our family took advantage of his photo-prowess and had him shoot our annual Christmas card photo. We decided to kill two birds with one stone and drive up to the mountain so we could show him the beauty that is Oregon, play […]

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Adventures…

Sometime ago, I made a list of things I wanted to do within the next few years. Every so often, I look back on it to check things off and track my progress. Almost like a reminder to get up and make them happen… If you know anything about me, you know I LOVE adventures […]

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Lisa Fitts | HOT

WHAT’S WRONG WITH THESE PICTURES?!I’ll tell ya what’s wrong…. These were taken earlier today (Nov.14) and it was sunny and hot. ugh. does anyone else see a problem with that? Where is the snow? where are the knee length coats, hats mittens and scarves? Thanksgiving is NEXT week for crying out loud! I digress. Lisa […]

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Lauren & John | wedding

Lauren & John are so creative. We attended undergrad together and I was on staff as the fine arts coordinater for the college. John’s artwork and graphics were always coming across my desk because the boy is just plain talented. Then there is Lauren… and you can see her creativity simply by the fact that […]

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"Yay it’s Fall" party

Here in California it is ONE constant season. Sooooo, for all of us who actually like the change of seasons, we have to create little parties to celebrate and pretend. Tonight was our “yay its fall” party. We had homemade squash soup, pumpkin pie, pecan pie, apple cider, carmel apples, and Apple Sangria! The squash […]

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