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I am a wife, mother, and photographer who is determined to give you and your loved ones timeless and organic keepsake images that will captivate your heart forever.

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Studio Newborn Family Session in Studio

Newborn session with family in studio captured on film and digital.

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Newborn Session

Portland Newborn Photographer – Emilie Phillipson

Cozy In-Home Newborn Session with older sibling by Portland Newborn Photographer Emilie Phillipson Photography

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Family

Portland Family Photographer – Outdoor Fall Photo Session

Tips for helping your Family Photo Session go smoothly by Portland Family Photographer Emilie Phillipson Photography. Let’s start with a scenario. Scroll down, please. Scenario: You hired me for photos. You want dreamy images. You want candid images of your family. You want (correction: need) adorable, emotional photos of yourself with your babies. You want […]

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Portland Maternity Photographer – Filling the void in Boudoir Photos

Whenever I’ve scoured the internet to find inspirational studio maternity boudoir photos, the examples I come across always seem to leave me feeling a little bit underwhelmed. You know what I mean? When you just can’t find what you’re looking for, yet you can’t seem to quite put your finger on the reason why… But […]

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Man wearing blue shirt holds one year old son over his back while mother stands behind and reaches up to hold son's hand and smiles lovingly into son's eyes by Portland Family Photographer Emilie Phillipson Photography

Family

Posed vs. Candid Family Photo Session

When it comes to posed vs. candid family photos: what you can expect from me as your Portland Family Photographer.

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What Does a Newborn Photo Session Cost in Portland Oregon?

What Does a Newborn Photo Session Cost in Portland Oregon? So, you know for sure that you need to do a newborn session, but not sure where to start or what to expect financially? I know it can be confusing, because you aren’t always comparing apples to apples at first glance. Some photographers charge a […]

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Newborn Session

In-Home Newborn Family Session

What to know before planning your in-home newborn photo session in Portland, Oregon.

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image of mother wearing a coral dress snuggling her toddler into her chest with calm expressions by Portland Family Photographer Emilie Phillipson Photography

Family

Picking Family Session Outfits

How to choose a color palette for your family session: 4 things to think about when deciding on your family photography session outfits! With Family Sessions in full swing, today I want to share a few tips for deciding your family’s wardrobe for your Portland photo session! As a mom of two, I know that […]

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Why You Need to Hire a Family Photographer for Your Family Photos

Why You Need to Hire a Family Photographer for Your Family Photos, with photos from the Taulbee Family Photo session in the Columbia River Gorge near Portland, Oregon

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Mother with long blonde hair soft curls wearing a long flowy tiered mint green dress holding her young child, kissing his hand, standing in an empty field overlooking the city of portland with green trees, sparkling lights, and a colorful sunset of blues, oranges, and pink skylines.

Maternity

Best Locations for Photo Sessions in Portland

I’m sharing my top six photo locations for family photo sessions in the Portland area!

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Newborn Session

Newborn Twins Studio Session

The sweetest naturally posed newborn studio photo session and sharing a bit about NICU trauma!

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