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What to wear for a Fresh 48 session explained by Eugene Oregon baby photographer Lux Marina Photography

Yay! You’ve just booked a Fresh 48 session. First off, congratulations! I’m so excited to document this beautiful time in your family’s life. But if you’re anything like me, or the many other moms I work with, you may be wondering what to wear for your Fresh 48 session. This is a very common question […]

What to Wear for a Fresh 48 Session?

Outdoor spring newborn session at Hendricks Park, a beautiful location option for spring photo sessions

As the emerald hues of Eugene, Oregon awaken from winter’s slumber, spring emerges as a blooming canvas for capturing cherished family memories. The city parks come alive with vibrant blooms, lush greenery, and a renewed sense of vitality. Providing us with stunning backdrops for your spring photo session. From the enchanting rhododendron gardens to the […]

Top Locations for Spring Photo Sessions near Eugene, Oregon

New parents smiling and laying on their bed admiring their newborn baby at 2 weeks old

As a Eugene, Oregon newborn photographer I provide my clients with tons of information on how to prepare and what to expect during your newborn session. Check out these posts But I’d also like to share five things I won’t do during our time together. Bonus thing I won’t do as your Eugene, Oregon newborn […]

Five Things I Won’t do as Your Eugene Oregon Newborn Photographer

spring family maternity session at Mt Pisgah in Eugene Oregon with family wearing beautifully cohesive outfits

Why I love spring family photos in Oregon! This is an unpopular opinion but as a Eugene, Oregon based photographer, I believe spring is the best season for family photo sessions in Oregon. Here’s why: Spring is a magical time for blossoming new life! The earth is lush with greenery, ferns, and moss. Wildflowers grow […]

What to Wear for Spring Family Photos | Eugene Oregon Photographer

The Oregon coast is such a perfect backdrop for your next family photos! But you may be wondering how to prepare for any curve balls being near the ocean can present. In this post I will share how to prepare for Oregon Coast family photos, my favorite coast locations, and what to wear for your […]

Prepare for Oregon Coast Family Photos

Mom kissing newborn baby minutes after giving birth

Making the decision to hire a birth photographer can be a bit nerve wrecking at first. I mean, it’s not just an investment! You’re deciding to invite someone to document one of the most vulnerable and intimate experiences of your life. But as your Eugene Oregon birth photographer, my attention to detail, calm presence, and […]

Eugene Oregon Birth Photographer

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Family maternity photos are the sweetest way to document your families special in-between period before you grow in size. This family maternity session took was at Spencer Butte and was such a joy. This mama did such an amazing job communicating with me about her family dynamic, vision for their session, and even brought backup […]

Family Maternity Session at Spencer Butte

Big sister kissing little sister as family snuggles up on blanket in the park

Family photos are such a treasure! But there’s no denying that some stressors may arise when planning for them. To help make your photography experience be as relaxed and easy as possible, I’ve complied a list of ways to help you prepare for stress-free family photos. 1. Share your heart with me As your Eugene, […]

Prepare for stress-free family photos

There’s no denying that in home newborn photography is a special kind of storytelling! As a lifestyle newborn photographer based in Eugene Oregon, I feel so honored when families invite me into their homes, to meet their newest little love, and document this amazing time for them. Reasons to book an in home newborn session: […]

In Home Newborn Photography Eugene Oregon

Documenting my pregnancy with maternity self portraits To me, photography is all about pausing time. It’s a way to hold onto fleeting memories and allow them to live on through art. Something I really regret from my first pregnancy is that I didn’t take many photos. I have a handful of cell phone mirror selfies […]

Maternity Self Portraits

I am a lifestyle photographer based in Eugene, Oregon. I specialize in candid family and maternity sessions set against stunning locations like the Oregon Coast or Cascades. I also have a big love for intimate in-home family and newborn sessions.

In cultivating a lighthearted and welcoming atmosphere, my goal is to foster a relaxed and friendly dynamic during your photo session. My interactive and joyful approach focuses on capturing genuine moments. Parents who encourage their kids to be kids and explore nature, while trusting in the beauty of authentic connection, are my kind of families. I will provide direction as needed, but I will also step back and photograph your family not just for what you look like, but for who you are. Resulting in imagery that illustrates your family's unique story as masterful works of art. 

I am also a wife, mama to two wild little things, yogi, nature lover, and dance party enthusiast. To me, family is everything. It's my main inspiration in life and I absolutely love connecting with others who share the same view.

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