Cari Nolte Photography: Blog https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog en-us (C) Cari Nolte Photography | All rights reserved carinoltephotography@gmail.com (Cari Nolte Photography) Mon, 16 Mar 2020 07:37:00 GMT Mon, 16 Mar 2020 07:37:00 GMT https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/img/s/v-12/u301227911-o734964134-50.jpg Cari Nolte Photography: Blog https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog 80 120 { DeKlyen - Kennedy } Woodland Wedding - Lifestyle Photographer https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2019/8/-deklyen---kennedy-woodland-wedding---lifestyle-photographer I had the pleasure of photographing this gorgeous, young couple. Full of energy and love, their day was magical.

Thank you Melissa and Connor, as well as the Deklyen & Kennedy families. It has been an absolute pleasure getting to know you, thank you for everything and congratulations! Your day was magnificent!

Venue: Empress Estate - Woodland, WA

2nd Shooter: Lindsay Christ 

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{ May - Bunde } Salem Wedding - Lifestyle Photographer https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2017/12/-may---bunde-salem-wedding---lifestyle-photographer This wedding was near and dear to my heart. My cousin Justin married his longtime girlfriend, Nicole. She has been a part of our family for as long as I can remember, but now it's official! Hooray! We lucked out and it was not raining, a crap-shoot in December in the Northwest! The gorgeous flowers were done by Nicole's best friend & bridesmaid and the food was orchestrated by the groom's mother. There was no shortage of dancing, including the Chicken Dance (much to the DJ's dismay) in memory of our sweet grandma Heidi. Congratulations you two, love you both tons! <3 

Thank you for stopping by, here is a recap of their beautiful day:

 

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{ Fouad - Nassib } Portland Wedding - Lifestyle Photographer https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2017/9/-fouad---nassib-portland-wedding---lifestyle-photographer Arianna & Rafik 

The love that these families have for one another is contagious.  If you haven't already, you will fall in love with this couple as you see Rafik look at his new bride in admiration.  You can feel the love and emotion watching Anna and Reza give away their baby girl.  You will wish you had Reza as a father watching him dance and entertain guests at every turn...SO MUCH FUN.  Rafik is the "Aladdin" Arianna was waiting for, and this fairy tale is far from over <3 

Thank you for sharing this day with me!

Ceremony - St. Mary's Cathedral

Reception - University of Portland

Flowers - I'll find out who did these amazing flowers...

Second Shooter - Missy Bachmeier

 

 

 

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Hudson - 1st Birthday | SW Washington Lifestyle Photographer https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2016/9/hudson---1st-birthday-sw-washington-lifestyle-photographer This is my adorable nephew, Hudson....or better yet, "Hudso."  

Here are some photos from his 1st birthday party.  XO

 

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The Tonkin Challenge just had their 5th "Run for Schools."  Every penny spent on entry fees goes directly toward local schools and they've raised over $100,000.  If you want more information for next year's run, visit www.tonkinchallenge.org. 

Here is a recap of the day, thanks for stopping by 

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Make-A-Wish - Tonkin Golf Tournament 2016 | SW Washington Photographer https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2016/9/-make-a-wish/tonkin-golf-tournament-2016-sw-washington-photographer This year the Ron Tonkin golf tournament at Lewis River raised $42,819.93 for Make-A-Wish Oregon.  Almost 40 golf teams teed off in a scramble, bought mulligans, raffle tickets and met a sweet girl named Katie who shared her story with them.  For her wish, she took her family to Hawaii and swam with dolphins.  Thanks to Make-A-Wish Oregon, they were able to fulfill her wish along with many others.  Tournaments like these help the foundation tremendously and provide multiple kids with their wishes.  

Here's a recap of the day, thanks for stopping by:

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{ Bird - Davis } Washington Wedding | SW Washington Lifestyle Photographer https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2016/9/-bird---davis-washington-wedding-sw-washington-lifestyle-photographer I knew I liked this couple from the moment I met them, but had no idea how much!  Darcie's amazing taste and attention to detail made for a gorgeous setting.  Their laid-back attitude set the stage for a day without stress.  Then to top it off, the families of Darcie and Scott just melted my heart.  Darcie's niece requested a song for the DJ, so she could dance with her father, meanwhile, Darcie's other brother grabbed their mom to dance along with.  It was such a touching moment to end the perfect day.  The happiness and excitement is felt in the photos, it is hard not to smile along with them.  

Thanks for stopping by!

Venue: Summit Grove, Ridgefield WA

Second Photographer: Lauren Labarre

DJ: Bust A Move

Video: Steady State Studios

 

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{ Make-A-Wish/Tonkin Golf Tournament 2015 } | SW Washington Photographer https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2015/9/-make-a-wish/tonkin-golf-tournament-2015-sw-washington-photographer This was the 12th year that the Ron Tonkin Family of Dealerships put on a golf tournament for the Make-A-Wish foundation.  Every year they are able to raise enough money to fund several wishes for the Make-A-Wish families by doing this one tournament!  I have been lucky enough to join them the last 3 years to take photos of the event, the sponsors and most importantly the wish-kid!  

Lewis River Golf Course graciously hosted the tournament yet again.  Thanks for stopping by, here are some highlights and have a great day!

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{ Wedding of Linda & Beverly } | SW Washington Photographer https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2015/9/02/14/2015-same-sex-wedding-washington-photographer My aunt Linda is one of the most genuine people on the planet.  Kind, honest, giving; she is the type of person who would give you the shirt off of her own back if you needed one, without a doubt in her mind.  Unfortunately, there are a lot of people who take advantage and abuse kind-hearted souls, like her.  However, she recently found someone who loved her and shared her laughter, joy, and friendship...a partner who was equal, not someone to take and take and take.  I am SO happy for my aunt.  When she told me she was going to marry the love of her life, Bev, on Valentine's Day in Kauai, I was ecstatic.  

My mom and I flew down to be with them on their big day and were lucky enough to stay with them for a few additional days.  Below are some photos of our trip.  I took some of them getting ready and a couple of the days afterward.  The ceremony photos are all by a Hawaiian photographer named Pake Salmon; www.pakesalmon.com (who, by the way, is one of the coolest people I've EVER met).  She and her girlfriend, Jessica and cousin Mana took us to a Hawaiian Luau and were nice enough to spend a couple days with us.  We had a blast with them!  

Here is an album I put together for them, thanks for stopping by!  

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{ Cook - Schaub } Washington Wedding | SW Washington Lifestyle Photographer https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2015/8/-cook---schaub-washington-wedding-sw-washington-lifestyle-photographer Josh & Courtney hold a very special place in my heart.  As next door neighbors to the Cook family when we moved back to Vancouver, I was lucky enough to see their relationship start, grow & flourish.  The Cooks and the Schaubs became family to us and I adore both of these families as if they're my own.  

Josh and Courtney are both remarkable people.  They are smart, kind, have incredible values and morals, they are just all around great people.  I am so lucky to know them on a personal level and was thrilled when they wanted me to be involved in their big day.  Congratulations Mr. & Mrs. Cook, I am so happy for you both!

Thank you for stopping by, here is their wedding day recap for you;

Musician and DJ - John Ross Music - www.johnrossmusic.com

Location - Camas Meadows Golf Course

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{ Busby - Shepherd } Washington Wedding | SW Washington Lifestyle Photographer https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2015/7/-busby---shepherd-washington-wedding-sw-washington-lifestyle-photographer Lynn and I met in Arizona when we were both waitresses and going to school.  Her parents live in Vancouver, WA and they decided to do a wedding in their backyard.  I was overjoyed when they asked if I would be the one to capture their wedding!  Not only was it going to be in the PNW, I got to attend and make their beautiful wedding into cherished photographs.  

Love radiates from Lynn & Max.  Being in their presence alone, you can feel how much they adore and care for one another.  I am so lucky to be the one to show you.  You will feel it too!  Ah, and the moments with Lynn and her mom, Cheron...They make me tear up every time!  Thanks for stopping by, here are some highlights from their big day:

And if you'd like to check out the slideshow, go to: http://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/p26363024/e5089c743

 

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{ Ayala - Dwinell } Portland Wedding | SW Washington Lifestyle Photographer https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2015/5/-ayala---dwinell-portland-wedding-sw-washington-lifestyle-photographer What a magical day.  A gorgeous, glowing bride....a handsome, dapper groom...a warm, beautiful day.  It could not have been more perfect.  Wedding days like these always make my heart happy.  Congratulations Steph & Felix!  I am so happy for you, thank you for letting me be a part of your big day!

Here are some highlights from the whole day, thanks for stopping by!

 

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{ Leighton } Lifestyle Newborn Session | SW Washington Photographer https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2015/4/-leighton-lifestyle-newborn-session-sw-washington-photographer This beautiful couple contacted me about maternity and newborn photos and it turned out we have a handful of friends in common which was really neat...all non-related to each other!  They have been together since high school!  They're such a sweet couple and they genuinely enjoy each other, which I love to see!  We took their maternity photos on a gorgeous day and just a couple weeks later, Ashlee and Trask gave birth to their beautiful, healthy baby girl (3 weeks early!)  She was ready to see the world :-)  And we did a lifestyle shoot in their home for the newborn photos, so intimate and comfortable for their precious new addition.

Here are highlights from both sessions;

 

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{ Samantha } Lifestyle Newborn Session | SW Washington Photographer https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2015/4/-samantha-lifestyle-newborn-session-sw-washington-photographer This couple has AMAZING friends...they all got together and purchased them a session and digital images as a gift.  What a thoughtful thing to do, and D'Arcy and Matt were so touched.  

Little Samantha was such a sweetheart!  She decided to be a tough cookie and fight all sorts of sleep methods, but she caved in the end ;-)  She is such a sweet little girl, very curious about me hovering over her...she kept her eyes on me at all times!  I had so much fun with this adorable little family and was so happy to be a part of such a wonderful gift.  

Here are some highlights, thanks for stopping by!

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{ Caroline } Lifestyle Newborn Session | SW Washington Photographer https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2015/4/-caroline-lifestyle-newborn-session-sw-washington-photographer It is so much fun to see families grow.  I just adore being able to capture these milestones for families.  I was lucky enough to capture Timothy's newborn photos too (he, however, hated me!)  We're buddies now, we did lots of tickle bombs and had a ton of fun while little sis was being tended to.  

Caroline, was just an angel, an absolute sweetheart.  Who, by the way, looks like the feminine version of Timothy...their baby photos will be hard to tell apart!  This is quite the special little family and I had so much fun with them during this session.  I am so lucky to be a part of these moments.  

Thanks for stopping by, here are some highlights from the session; 

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{Kaia} Model | SW Washington Photographer https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2015/3/03/03/2015---model-kaia This was such a fun shoot!  You would not believe it, but this young lady here is not even in High School yet!  Beautiful, tall, mature beyond her years, and just such a neat personality.  I had a great time getting to know her and I hope that she's able to keep her head held high as she enters her difficult teenage years...because she'll go far.

Thanks for stopping by!  Here are some shots from our session

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AH!  This photo session had everything, beautiful couple, perfect brand new little baby and a beautiful home.  I already want to go back!  Looking back, there are so many other backdrops I could've used!  Darn it!  But, this little guy here, was a PERFECT angel.  He just looked at me like the baby-talking, face-making, camera-clicking, crazy mom I am when I see an adorable baby!  And I just adore his parents, I've known them for a long time.  I am so fortunate to be there to photograph their growing family and important moments like these.  My heart is smiling! <3

Thanks for stopping by, here are some from our session

 

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{Wright/Miller} Maternity | SW Washington Photographer https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2015/2/02/19/2015---maternity-wright/miller I had the opportunity to photograph a fun couple this last week.  They're expecting their first baby the beginning of April, a baby girl to be named Phoenix!  <3  I just LOVE that!  Such a beautiful couple, I am excited to see their baby, she'll be absolutely precious.  

Thanks for stopping by!

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Project 365 | February 2015 https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2015/2/project-365-february-2015 Alright, one month down!  Woooo!

 

So, I noticed a lack of color in my January photos, so for the first week of February, I'm focusing on color, only...need a little in your life?  I sure do :-)

 

Red

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Yellow

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Green

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Blue

The little guy who wears these went to the ER for the whole day today...SCARIEST day of my life.  106 fever, limp little body (until I put him in the bathtub to bring his temp down...then he started screaming and shaking).  Luckily, my oldest is a great listener and great big helper, I got him to the ER pretty quickly.  They drew blood, gave him an IV, did a chest x-ray, suctioned urine out....needless to say, it was a horribly traumatic day for him....and me, and brother and dad!  

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Purple

It was a scary couple days having the little one at the ER and not drinking, so my photos were put on the back burner. ;-/  But this little purple snack that my great friend brought him were some of the only things he would even try....for days

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Low on inspiration, sleep and energy...high on anxiety, heavy heart....

So, this sweet little angel was "thinking" and it just warmed my heart with his beautiful long lashes and adorable little face...I adore him

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With all the stress going on in the household, Jackson asked if he could "rest" in my bed for nap time with me.  (Even though, in the photo, he is watching something on the iPad).  

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Somebody has their energy back!  Chase is starting to be himself again, playing, running, squealing, tackling brother, hugging Grady....nothing better in my eyes!

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"MOOOOOMMM!!!!!  MOM, mom!  Come find me!" 02-10-201502-10-2015

Chase is REALLY into animals right now, so we ventured to the zoo!  It was so much fun to hear Chase making all the animals noises!  <3

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I am leaving tomorrow morning to go to Hawaii....without my family!  :-O  I can hardly believe it!  I didn't think I was going to be able to go, but a close family friend volunteered to watch my kiddos :-D  Now I get to see my aunt marry the woman she loves dearly.  I couldn't be happier!

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Project 365 | January 2015 https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2015/1/-project-365 I've committed myself, project 365, here I come.  A photo a day for a whole year.  The idea behind it for me is to get in the habit of pulling my camera out when I see something I want to photograph, but never do (for this reason or that).  I know it will be hard, but I'm excited to challenge myself.  I have lenses I'd like to better learn, and am excited to force myself to use them! 

My kids won't be this young forever and while they hate getting their photo taken, (you'll probably see a lot from behind), it is important for me to document these days.  The only way to relive these moments for me, is to have them in photographs.  I love lifestyle photography (documentary style with some direction, but real moments & real emotions), that is my passion and what I've set out to become better at

I have some goals and themes I'd like to accomplish with this project, but mainly for me, it is documenting our life how we're living it.  Trips to see grandma & grandpa, the seasons changing, playing new games...the simple day-to-day joys.  While I'll be bettering myself as a lifestyle photographer, I'm able to notice moments I want to capture, and using unique points of view while getting simple everyday nuances on camera.

Let's do this!  

 

Week 1

Jackson trying out his new robe after bath time

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Chase so desperately wanting to get into our bedroom

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Squishy buns....I just love those cheeks :-)

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Rainy day in the PNW and I was having a hard time with creativity...so I ventured outdoors at nap time.

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Grady keeping watch...or just barking at anything that moves....including leaves in the wind >:{

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That empty bullet, yeah it hit me right in the face.  

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This was Chase's first time in rain boots!  He looked adorable, but had a really hard time walking.  He stayed close to daddy and "helped"

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Week 2

 

Do you know what this is?  Another lull day, I was at my parents on the floor playing with Chase, thinking of what to shoot as the night kept getting later

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The sunsetting right out my front door

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The fun thing about living in the forest, is all of the neat vegetation...and mushrooms!  

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I wanted to capture the feel of Winter...

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I love tiny details, and I LOVE my boys' lashes!

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"Just one game of Gold Fish before bed, K?"  One of Jackson's favorite games right now

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Happy Birthday dada!  Jackson was in charge of picking out the cake :-D

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Week 3

Jackson asked to nap with me, he cuddled with Grady the whole time.  I love sleeping babies

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Chase thought these gloves he got were just hilarious, he had a lot of fun with grandma.

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Chase adores Grady, so so much.  He hugs him every opportunity he gets...and even tries to ride him on occasion.

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Another rainy day in the PNW...but we've been cooped up too long, the boys are restless...so, pulled out some washi tape and made a hopscotch board.  Got a little bit of energy out, not enough though.  sigh

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The sun is shining!  And I noticed a few days ago my crocus bulbs were coming up!  It's early yet, but it made me happy!

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Well, hello there shadow!  Chase's first time noticing his shadow

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Chase thinks this baseball glove chair is the best thing ever made, he hangs out up there a lot of the day

 

Week 4

Chase loves his big brother.

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I hadn't been feeling good and as soon as the kids went to bed, I did too....about 10 pm, I asked my hubby to get my camera, come hell or high water, I'm not missing a day!  This is on my nightstand, 3 inches from me...but it's my favorite necklace and my photo notebook, so it worked out

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Morning walk at the park.  I've always wanted a photo of this tree...it's just a nice tree ;-)

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As I'm lying in the middle of the road, my parents drive up, "what in the world are you doing?" 

"Oh just getting my daily photo...I thought the fog was neat...."

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On our way up to the Great Wolf Lodge, we stopped for lunch and this neat building was across the street, so I grabbed an iPhone pic 

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We just got home from our quick trip and Grady is thrilled we're home!

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Week 5

One of Jackson's favorite pastimes is coloring....I could stack his drawings to the ceiling

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I've been loving these foggy mornings...I'd prefer sunshine, but fog is fun too ;-)

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I want to get better with my Lensbaby lens, it has such a neat effect...you just need simple subjects

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12/16/2014 Newborn - Vivian | Lifestyle Photographer in SW Washington https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/12/-12/16/2014---newborn-vivian What do you do with a baby who won't sleep?  Well, you hang out with your friend, talk about how having a baby is life-changing, and snap a few photos here and there :-)  

Not my typical newborn shoot, but I was kidless for a few hours and spending time with one of my best friends, so it was AMAZING!  

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{ 12/02/2014 - Family Session | Thoma } https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/12/-12/02/2014---family-session-thoma Christmas tree farms can be such a fun setting for winter photos, it usually gets kids excited, too!  Except in this case....Mr. Sully he was not in the mood for photos, or for laughing or even smiling.  It was quiet the opposite, actually, he gave me the stink-eye for nearly the entire time!  LOL!  I love that kid.  

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{ 11/30/2014 - 6 Month | Emma } https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/12/-11/30/2014---6-month-emma 6 months is such a fun age!  Little Emma here is a doll and has such a beautiful smile!  

I just adore this family...great people, great parents.  I can't wait to see Emma grow up

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{ 11/28/2014 - Family Session | Schaub } https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/11/-11/28/2014---family-session-schaub A big surprise for grandma, photos of her grandchildren and children!  I just loved this idea.

Everyone got together and as soon as grandma came in, SURPRISE!  And guess what?  We're taking photos of you with all of your grandchildren!  What a great idea, perfect gift and something she can keep forever!  Love this family!

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11/25/2014 Family Session - Vidourek | Lifestyle Photographer in SW Washington https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/11/-11/25/2014---family-session-vidourek This session was so much fun!  I had never done a shoot at a tree farm, but it was a blast!  Hard with a newly walking toddler, muddy conditions, and a cute outfit!  We walked away much dirtier than we came, but it was a lot of fun.  I was sweating chasing adorable little Naomi around even though it was freezing out!  

We accomplished our goal though, we took the "Christmas" part of Merry Christmas and Allison sent the "Merry" part to her husband who is deployed now.  Adorable family, Christmas photos accomplished...what a fun day!

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11/18/2014 - Project | Collin https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/11/-11/18/2014---project-collin So, I didn't think that I would start making these photos for clients.  They're very near and dear to my heart.  They take an unreal amount of time, energy, precision....and then it's my "art."  So, doing these photos for others creates a lot of room for misunderstanding because what I perceive as my art, someone else may see differently.  

This is Collin!  Mr. Collin was turning 5 and one of the things he loves most, are Skylanders.  What a perfect "project" photo, right?  I hear from his mom that the photo was a terrific surprise for him that he loved.  

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11/09/2014 - Senior Session - Jake | Lifestyle Photographer in SW Washington https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/11/-11/09/2014---senior-session-jake My last senior of the year, this is Jake.  He was a little apprehensive about getting his photos taken.  He knew he wanted some, but who wants to sit in front of a camera for hours...I don't blame him.  And we crammed his session in between mini sessions, so his time was limited AND it was raining! 

Getting to know Jake was a lot of fun, though, he is an artistic, sarcastic, fun-loving guy!  He was hard to crack, he didn't want to give in to my corny jokes...but we did get some really genuine smiles eventually.  I had a good time talking to him about his art, drawing and photography.  

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11/09/2014 MINI Sessions | Lifestyle Photographer in SW Washington https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/11/-11/09/2014---mini-sessions I swear after every time I do mini sessions, I always tell myself, "NEVER AGAIN!"  Ha...but somehow, every year, I seem to do them again.  

The weather was awful, it rained on every time slot.  I ended up cramming a senior session into the mix, because his deadline was approaching rapidly, and needed to get them done...it rained on him too.  

But, after it was all said and done, the photos were adorable.  I got Addy to smile HUGE even though she hated her teeth.  I was able to get Timothy to genuinely SMILE for the first time ever!  We captured adorable Christmas card photos of Nathan.  There were so many great things that outweighed the bad.  So many things to be happy about

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11/08/2014 Maternity - Evensen | Lifestyle Photographer in SW Washington https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/11/-11/08/2014---maternity-evensen  

My beautiful friend, Stacy & her husband, Kyle are expecting their first child!  They're having a little girl in December and have been wanting kids for some time.  It was a blast taking their photos, they had a lot of fun playing with each other and there was a lot of laughter!  However, I need to be more careful with the preggos, Stacy tripped and fell walking along our rough road!   OUCH!

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11/05/2014 Family - Mattila | Lifestyle Photographer in SW Washington https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/11/-11/05/2014---family-lifestyle-mattila  

One thing I love about going to someone's home, is catching them in their element.  You're showcasing where they are in their lives and they'll enjoy looking back to see how that stage was.  And having them play with their children is one of my most favorite things to capture.  What great memories for the children to have.  

I love this family, they're near and dear to my heart and I'm lucky enough to be friends with these wonderful people.  XOXO

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{ 11/02/2014 - Birth | Alaina "Lainey" } https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/11/Alaina Birth is such a miraculous thing.  It is fascinating that we're able to grow a tiny human inside our body and deliver them as breathing, functioning little people.  When you're in the moment (it seems like forever), but really it goes by quickly.  You miss so many tiny details and moments because you're living it through a horrendous amount of pain.  However, we're fortunate that we are now able to relive those moments through photography and video...if we so choose.

This was the first birth that I was able to be a part of as a photographer.  And I couldn't have been happier to have it be one of my best friends, who I cherish dearly.  Missy was AMAZING.  If you know Missy, you know she doesn't make a very big deal of anything...she's laid back, let's things happen as they happen.  Well, birth was no different, she made it look easy....a total trooper.  I even forgot about some of the moments, and cried all over again looking back through the photos.  What an incredible thing to be a part of.  Beautiful Lainey was born at 1:39pm on 11/02/2014.  She's the most perfect little package to complete the Bachmeier family.  Congratulations guys, I am so happy for you!

 

 

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{ 10/29/2014 - Senior Session | Carli } https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/10/-10/29/2014---senior-photos-carli Senior sessions are so much fun!  Hope, aspirations, unwarranted insecurities, beautiful faces and hair....I just love senior sessions.  

Carli is a Senior at River and was a blast.  Confident, beautiful, kind, she was such a doll.  Her dad was a pilot, so the wall downtown Vancouver had some nice backdrops that fit into her life.  

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{ Project Jackson } https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/10/-project-jackson I love to take portraits of people, it makes me so happy when they see & love their photos.  But, what makes me happier than that, is being able to use my creativity to put together pieces that people are intrigued by.  

I only took one digital photography class in college, because most of what I did was film (crazy how much has changed in 10 years).  But in my digital class, I tested boundaries and created images with multiple levels of myself, mainly.  My teacher LOVED them and thought the idea was so much fun.  (I'll try to dig up my college photos and scan them here to see).  It was something I wanted to continue to do...but life happens, I became more and more busy.  Now, however, Jackson is at the age where he loves playing pretend.  And what better way to document him in his 3 year old self with the toys/books/puzzles he loves right now.  So, I created "Project Jackson."  My creative outlet from my day to day portraits.  And I have so many ideas in my head I cannot wait to create...so check back occasionally to see more :-)  Thanks for your love!   Project JacksonProject Jackson The Last PieceThe Last Piece Backyard AdventuresBackyard Adventures Ahoy MateyAhoy Matey Choo - ChoooooooChoo - Chooooooo Attack of the big baby!Attack of the big baby! Just me & the Gabba GangJust me & the Gabba Gang

Here are a few from college that I dug up.

This is my first attempt for a college project.  It is a bunch of "me's"...possibly my multiple personalities.  At least that's what my professor said.  He thought it was creative and hadn't been attempted by any previous students yet, yay! So, I made one for my roommate, Courtney.  We had a lot of fun with this one!  

My final project for the year was this giant me, with all the little me's attacking.  The resolution now is pretty bad, it was changed to 72 ppi, but then enlarged :-/ The only copies I have, are these three prints.  My computer crashed shortly after I graduated and I lost all of my digital files.  

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{ 10/16/2014 - Senior Session | Jessica & Stephanie } https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/10/-10/16/2014---senior-session-jessica-stephanie  

One huge compliment as a photographer, is when someone contacts you and says they had their senior photos taken already, but were not happy with how they turned out and want you to take them!  Hooray!  

This is Jessica and she is gorgeous.  A natural beauty and and as sweet as can be!  She also has a twin, Stephanie, who is as equally gorgeous and I am so happy they found me to photograph them.  We got the photos done and in time for senior deadlines!  We had a lot of fun, the girls looked beautiful and photographed so beautifully.  

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{ 10/08/2014 - Senior Session | Hayley } https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/10/-10/08/2014---senior-session-hayley What is so sad about this session for me, was that I coached this young lady in softball when she was 12.  12!  Now, she is a stunningly beautiful SENIOR!  Where does the time go?  

Hayley is such a kind-hearted, fun, beautiful person inside and out.  She has grown up to be such an awesome person.  We had a great time taking photos, she was extremely photogenic with a perfect smile!  Win for both of us!  

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{ 10/07/2014 - Family Session | Campbell } https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/10/-10/07/2014---family-session-campbell AH!  Look at these kiddos!  Don't you just want to snuggle them up?!?  I sure do :-)  What adorable little kids, and super photogenic!  They're eyes are some of the most beautiful I've seen/photographed.  Just gorgeous!

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{ 10/04/2014 - Family Session | Hummels } https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/10/-10/04/2014---family-session-hummels This is a session which is very dear to my heart.  Jill is one of my mother's best friends and we consider her part of our family.  Jill lost her husband a few years ago (seems like yesterday) and since then, she has struggled with reoccurring cancer.  Both of her children are grown and live away from home, so the moments they are home with her are so very important and special to her.  She is such a strong woman that has been through a rough battle.  So, being able to put the love, emotion and happiness she has when she is with her children is something that makes my heart happy.

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{ 10/01/2014 - Family Session | Rink } https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/10/-10/01/2014---family-session-rink  

I just love this family!  These boys are teenagers, so of course they were not thrilled to have their photos taken, but they agreed so their mom and dad could have photos for Christmas :-)  And, I'll tell you what, they are SO amazing to their little brother.  They're sweet, gentle and have so much fun with him!  I just love everything about their session...makes my heart melt!

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{ 9/28/2014 - Engagement | Josh & Courtney } https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/9/-9/28/2014---engagement-josh-courtney The love that radiates from this couple when they're together is amazing.  They're playful, they love each other so much, they hug & kiss and genuinely want to!  (That may sound weird, considering these are engagement photos and they're getting married....but you'd be surprised).  

I've known both of them for years and couldn't be happier for their love and commitment!  They were perfect to photograph and I cannot wait for their wedding next year...actually I can't wait for their life together!  I'm so happy for them!  XOXO

 

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{ 9/27/2014 - Senior Photos | Hailey } https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/9/-9/27/2014---senior-photos-hailey I love this little Senior girl right here!  She used to be one of my neighbors and her family is just awesome.  I could tell she had some ambivalence about taking photos, but towards the end, and getting her into her softball gear, she was more comfortable in front of the camera.  I'm not sure why, she's gorgeous inside and out!  By far, her softball ones are my favorite!  She's in her element and what better way when you're taking senior photos...that's what they're all about!

 

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{ 9/16/2014 - Senior Photos | Whitnye } https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/9/-9/16/2014---senior-photos-whitnye A senior at Union High School, Whitnye was such a dream to photograph.  She is a natural beauty.  Beautiful on the outside, beautiful on the inside and such a natural in front of the camera...and as sweet as can be.  

Her boyfriend, Tyler, came along for support and jumped in a few photos.  I'm so glad he did, I got some adorable couple photos of them!  

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{ 9/14/2014 - Senior Photos | Miles } https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/9/-9/14/2014---senior-photos-miles Miles drove down from Issaquah, WA to have photos taken!  WOW, I feel special! :-)

Well, the real story is that he has family who happen to be my old next door neighbors, who are practically family now.  So, they chose a time to drive down when they could visit family AS WELL AS get beautiful photos taken.  

We had a great time!  Such a neat kid.  Natural behind the camera, great smile, awesome personality.  We walked down the Salmon Creek trail and found all sorts of beautiful backdrops.  Then headed to a golf course nearby and took some golf shots!  An incredibly fun session!

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{ 9/10/2014 - Maternity | Missy } https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/9/-9/10/2014---maternity-missy One of my most favorite people in this world.  Missy is a fellow photographer and one of my very best friends.  She and I are like long, lost sisters.  We have very similar values, families, shooting styles...it is so great to find friends like this as an adult (even though our families have known each other since grade school).  

Missy takes my family's photos and I finally was able to return the favor by capturing some of her maternity photos.  She's an absolute natural beauty, but like most photographers, prefers to be behind the camera....but just look how gorgeous she is!

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{ 9/09/2014 - Newborn photos | Dallas } https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/9/-9/09/2014---newborn-photos-dallas A perfect little bundle of joy.  This little angel, was giving his parents a tough time with sleep.  And when he was awake, he let you know by screaming at the top of his lungs.  But before we got him really upset, we were able to sneak dad in a few of the photos!  

OH!  And his nursery is about the cutest thing you'll ever see.  

Such a sweet family, I just love them and can't wait to see who Dallas will look like :-D

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{ 9/09/2014 - 2 year photos | Thomas } https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/9/-9/09/2014---2-year-photos-thomas For the last two years, I've taken documentary photos at Thomas' birthday parties.  I REALLY wanted to get a session with just Thomas, without the chaos of life (especially birthdays!)  So, I took Thomas out to grab some fun 2 year old photos at the park.  IT was short, because he really wanted to play on the play ground, but we were able to catch his adorable little smile!

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{ 09/07/2014 - 6 months photos | Ryle } https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/9/-09/07/2014---6-months-old-ryle It is families like this one right here, that make me LOVE what I do.  Heidi & Tony found me when they were looking for maternity photos, and I am so glad that they did.  Such a great couple and they sure made an adorable little guy, who is now 6 months old.  Time needs to slow down!  

This little guy, Ryle, didn't want me taking photos of him as a newborn...then I showed up with my camera at 6 months, and he was not having any part of it!  Ha, but it's a good thing he loves his parents and his parents love him, because we got some really cute smiles out of him (despite me pointing my camera at him).

Here is little mister Ryle's highlights; 

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{ 9/07/2014 - Shoot & Share } https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/9/-9/07/2014---shoot-share This was my first "Shoot & Share" with other photographers.  Now that my network is growing, these gatherings are a good way for fellow photographers to meet and exchange work.  

Missy is pregnant, and some gals from her networking group wanted to take photos for their portfolios.  She invited me along to meet them and get some head shots for my marketing packets!  YAY!

It was great to meet these other gals, you can never have too many friends in photography.  There are endless possibilities for when you may need help with weddings/sessions or referrals.

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{ 09/03/2014 - 2 month photos | Emma } https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/9/-09/03/2014---2-month-old-emma 2 months is a hard age to photograph.  They're too old to sleep when you want, but yet still too young for tummy time and sitting.  And little miss Emma, here, she was not in the mood to be fussed with!  She had just gotten shots at her 2 month appointment and hadn't slept...so, can you blame her?  I certainly cannot. 

But what an absolutely beautiful little princess, with parents who adore her!  With my youngest now 9 months old, I just wanted to hold her and cuddle her because she is just still so little...and sweet!  I miss that age!  She is just beautiful and not loved at all ;-) 

Thanks for stopping by!

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{ 8/31/2014 - Family | Tostenrude } https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/8/-8/31/2014---family-tostenrude I adore this family.  They enjoy life and have so much fun together.  They're silly and they play with their kids.  Only a couple photos are posed, everything else is just them having fun with each other!  <3 <3 <3 

This family has been so amazing to me!  They appreciate me, my work and my time!  I am so lucky to have people in my life as clients like this, who love the art of photography as much as me!  And who just appreciate what I do!  I love you guys, xo <3

Thanks for stopping by!

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{8/29/2014 - Family Reunion | Nolan } https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/8/-8/29/2014---family-reunion-nolan When Cara asked me to shoot some photos at her family BBQ since her whole family was going to be in town, I was excited!  I had met Cara when I did her business headshots and after a short time, we got along great.  She and I are both the youngest in families of all boys (3 brothers for me, 4 for her)...so I knew her family dynamic would be a lot like mine.  Her family was amazing, so much fun, so much love and all so welcoming.  It was the perfect mix of family photos and candids.

Thanks for visiting, here are some highlights;

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{8/29/2014 - Lifestyle Newborn | Miles } https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/8/-8/29/2014---lifestyle-newborn-miles Oh.  My.  Goodness.  This family right here....amazing.  So full of love, so sweet, they adore their children, they adore each other, not to mention gorgeous....in my eyes, they're pretty perfect! 

I had such a blast doing their lifestyle newborn session.  Little 2 year old Jamison was a doll and a great big brother, full of love and wonder.  Little newborn Teagan was perfect, squishy, lovable, and all around ADORABLE! 

I had so much fun and am so lucky this amazing family allowed me to come capture their life in their home.  Nothing better.

Thanks for visiting, here are some highlights;

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{8/24/2014 - Family | Schuett } https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/8/-8/24/2014---family-schuett I am so blessed to have clients like this great family right here.  Their family dynamic is amazing.  They have so much love for each other and it shows through the photos.  Whenever I get to photograph families like this one, I leave with a huge smile on my face and in a great mood! 

I adore this family and am really lucky they found me!

Thanks for visiting, here are some highlights;

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{8/17/2014 - Newborn | Jonathan } https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/8/-8/17/2014---newborn-jonathan Sarah and I are....3rd cousins...I'm not completely sure on that!  So, when she contacted me about doing her son's newborn session, I was stoked!  Sarah and I haven't seen each other probably since high school. 

What a little peanut Jonathan was, he didn't even push down my beanbag to make an indentation!  But he just melted my heart, what an angel.  He wasn't really having the whole sleep thing, so he just hung out and gave us a furrowed brow....which I love!

Thanks for visiting!  Here are some highlights;

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{ 08/14/2014 - Make-A-Wish | Tonkin Tournament } https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/8/-08/14/2014---make-a-wish-tonkin-tournament Last year was my first year taking photos for a golf tournament that the Tonkin's put on for Make-A-Wish.  After taking photos and being a part of something so wonderful, I couldn't resist doing it again this year. 

This year, the golf tournament raised $40,000 for Make-A-Wish!  According to the MAW director, that will be able to cover 8 wishes this year.  For this tournament, a child who has recently fulfilled their wish, comes out with their family and talks about it. 

This year, Luke and his family had recently gone to Disneyworld and they came to share their adventure with us.  Luke is 6 years old, born with half of his heart and has undergone 8 surgeries so far in his short life.  Such a strong, brave little boy and his family.  Moments in life, like this, allow you to take a step back and appreciate life.  

Here are some moments from the Golf tournament and from the dinner/raffle with Luke and his family;

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{ 8/06/2014 - Headshots | Cara @ CBRE } https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/8/-8/06/2014---headshots-cara-cbre Cara Nolan is a Senior Associate at CBRE.  We took to the streets outside her sky rise in downtown Portland.  The weather was beautiful and Cara was such a pleasure!  Beautifully photogenic and a great personality...I even got to crack a terribly cheesy joke...let me know if you want to hear it, if you're a nerd like me, you'll enjoy it :-) 

Here are some of my favorites;

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{ 8/05/2014 - Madison Family } https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/8/-8/05/2014---madison-family I had so much fun with this adorable and fun family!  Little Nathan loves both his momma and daddy so much.  But my favorite part of the session, was when Sam made Nate gut laugh!  Oh my, he has the cutest little raspy belly laugh, we all couldn't help but laugh along!  Makes me smile just thinking about it!  

Here are some highlights of this beautiful family;

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{ 8/04/2014 - Products | Missy Moo Boutique } https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/8/-8 I have so much admiration for the owner of this company, Stacy Thoma.  She is a mother of two adorable kiddos, works full time, AND runs her own sewing business out of her house (in her free time).  Headbands, handbags, scarves, baby moccasins, leggings...she makes everything by hand and you can see the quality in her products.  

Here are some of her most recent bags;

 

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{ 8/3/2014 - Newborn | Landon } https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/8/-8/3/2014---newborn-landon Oh my, what a perfect little angel Landon was.  He is such a beautiful baby and he didn't pee or poop on me.  Mike wasn't as lucky...but his tie stayed clean ;-) 

We were able to get some lifestyle shots and posed shots, which isn't an easy task.  Here are some favorites of this beautiful little family:

 

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{ 5/31/2014 - Wedding | Swoboda } https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/7/-5/31/2014---wedding-swoboda Weddings can bring out a lot of emotions in people, some good, some not so.  But the love between Tim and Anna, and the love they share with their family was breathtaking.  The emotions were running high, and they were all wonderful.  Anna had gifts made for her mom and for her dad that brought tears to everyone's eyes.  Tim made a toast to Anna at the reception that was so thoughtful and touching, there were few dry eyes.  That seemed to be the theme, and it was amazing.  There were some unexpected highlights as well, like when Anna was ready to fight the photo-bombers in the park, and when everyone realized Aaron Rodgers was a guest.  What an amazing day, and I am so happy I was a part of it.  Here is a small breakdown of the day.  Congratulations Tim and Anna, you both are amazing.

 

Huge thank you to my second shooter, Chippy, and the DJ/Musician is John Ross. 

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{ 7/05/2014 - Purdy Family Reunion } https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/7/-7/05/2014---purdy-family-reunion 3-legged races, big BBQs, bonfires, piƱatas, that's what family reunions are all about!  I shot this family's reunion and it seemed like everyone was have a blast.  They were enjoying each other, telling stories, showing photos, and there were lots of activities for the kids.  With somewhere around 75-100 people, we managed to shove everyone together for a photo!

 

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{ 7/04/2014 - Family | Tostenrude } https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/7/-7/04/2014---family-tostenrude An impromptu shoot for a family I adore.  All of Mike and Marlane's grandchildren were going to be together which is a rare occurrence.  So, I went over and snapped a few photos of the family together and Mike and Marlane with all of their "grands." 

Here are a few highlights

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{ 7/03/2014 - Birthday | Thomas #2 } https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/7/-7/03/2014---birthday-thomas-2 Little Mr. Thomas!  This little guy is going to have quite the celebration every year on his birthday, because his birthday is the day before the 4th....and well, his family LOVES to celebrate with fireworks!  I have been fortunate enough to photograph his birthday the last two years and it is always so much fun....I wish I was there to celebrate the 4th, because I know they make it a fun event! 

He is becoming quite the little man, playing with toys, sneaking cake, rough-housing with his older brothers.  It is fun to see how much he's changed over the last year.  What a little darling.  Here are some highlights from his 2nd birthday party.

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{ 7/1/2014 - Engagement | Lynn & Max } https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/7/-7/1/2014---engagement-lynn-max Engagement shoots are so much fun!  Especially when the couple loves each other as much as these too!  I hardly had to direct them at all, they genuinely love each other's company.  They're happy, they're excited for their engagement and wedding....it was beautiful!  Despite it being our hottest day to date this year, they still hugged, kissed and stayed close!  It was a perfect night and some beautiful photos came of it!

We started at a new brewery in Vancouver, Dirty Hands Brewery, then headed to the Riverfront.

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{ 6/22/2014 - Family | May } https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/6/-6/22/2014---family-may These beautiful people here are my cousins!  We've grown up together, and I love them all to pieces!  This year, Jodi graduated and Jake is headed to High School, so they thought it would be fun to get photos of them all together.  They mentioned their dad doesn't have any photos of them at his work...instead, he clips out articles of them....and kinda looks like a creeper with just clippings and no actual photos.  So, we decided to remedy that and get him photos for his birthday (July 2nd)....so, if you're reading this before then, DONT SPOIL IT! 

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{ 6/18/14 - Family | Satterlund } https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/6/-6/18/14---family-satterlund What an incredible family.  Fun-loving, energetic, positive...when they're together, you can just tell they have a great time with one another.  I loved so many photos of the kids...especially when they were trying to be serious!  But my favorite photo, is the one of Brian and Angie.  I asked if they wanted to take a photo of the two of them, and he grabbed her hand and hugged her tight...that, right there is love.  Amazing family.  Here are some of my favorites :-) 

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{ 6/11/14 | Newborn Elliot } https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/6/-6/18/14-newborn-elliot Check out this adorable little fella here, his name is Elliot.  His momma is a teacher and has several friends who made adorable little hats/outfits for him.  We were lucky he didn't fight us to much on having him wear them! 

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{ 6/07/2014 | Dwinell Family } https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/6/dwinell It was a cold morning despite how adorable their summer outfits look!  They were troopers though and rocked the perfectly coordinated outfits.   Lylah has a special place in my heart, she has the spunk, attitude, and silly personality that makes my job a lot of fun.  I just adore her and her mother, Steph. 

I used a new style of editing for some of these photos, a muted, dramatic effect.  It is different from my normal editing, but I love how it looks...let me know in the comments if you love or hate it!  Just because I love it, doesn't mean it is something people want to hang on their walls :-)

Thanks for stopping by!

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{ Day in the Life | Mine #2} https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/5/-day-in-the-life-mine Two things that are very important in my life, my family and my photography!  About six months ago, I did my first "Day-in-the-life" shoot with my family and I loved it...I loved the outcome, the great everyday shots I don't take time to capture.  So, I made up my mind to do it every 6 months or so while the kids are young, and print collages for their baby books. 

Here is the one I did recently

 

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{ Weekend 10 } https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/5/weekend-10 I shot photos this weekend for Lance's day off to capture our day as we live it right now...it is so much fun, I love doing it.  I'm working on putting together collages, but here are 10 of my favorites of our life right now!

 

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{ 4/12/2014 - Welter Family, Sunriver } https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/4/-4/11/2014---welter-family-sunriver What a fun session!  I've known the Welter family my whole life so doing their photos was a real treat!  I got to see their whole family, and that doesn't happen very often!  Such an amazing family, they're all so close!  And those kiddos...ugh, I just want to give them huge hugs!  Merritt and Teaghan were perfect, and so adorable! 

 

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{4/11/2014 - Timothy 1 year } https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/4/-4/11/2014---timothy-1-year Ahhh 1 year olds!  Their energy, independence and hard-headedness make me want to scream one minute and then melt my heart the next!  I'm pretty sure little Timothy has it out for me!  I think he remembered me tormenting him at his newborn session and was bound to repay me for this one.  Newly walking toddlers do not stay still for very long, they're on a mission to see the world!  So, tie your shoes on tight and run after this adorable little guy....

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{ 4/1/2014 - Elliott 3 Year } https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/4/-4/1/2014---elliott-3-year Elliott was quite possibly my favorite kid to photograph...ever (sorry everyone else, you're probably very close behind!)  He has the most playful, enduring spirit.  He has a genuine smile that melts my heart and is like any other typical 3 year old...he loves to play and kick and jump in puddles!  Thanks Sara, for letting him! I had such a blast with him, catching his beautiful spirit...kids like him keep me happy in my job!  Even though it was pouring down rain and we had to stay undercover most of the time, I still had a blast!

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carinoltephotography@gmail.com (Cari Nolte Photography) : Battleground, WA Camas, WA Cari Nolte Cari Nolte Photography Children Photographer Children Photography'; Family Family Photographer Photographer Photography" Portland, OR Vancouver, WA https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/4/-4/1/2014---elliott-3-year Wed, 02 Apr 2014 05:35:00 GMT
{ 3/19/2014 - Mini Sessions in AZ } https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/3/-3/19/2014---mini-sessions-in-az I lived in Arizona for 6 years while I went to college (and got my Photography degree, actually :-D).  My husband and I have travelled back to AZ the last two years and this year decided I would hold a day for mini sessions for some of my old friends.  Unfortunately, two ended up cancelling and I didn't get to see them at all, I was bummed, but hopefully I'll see them next time around.  It was amazing to see old friends and meet their new families.  Time goes by so quickly, our lives change so much over just a few years....we've been gone almost 6 already :-/ 

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carinoltephotography@gmail.com (Cari Nolte Photography) : Battleground, WA Camas, WA Cari Nolte Cari Nolte Photography Children Photographer Children Photography'; Family Family Photographer Photographer Photography" Portland, OR Vancouver, WA https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/3/-3/19/2014---mini-sessions-in-az Thu, 20 Mar 2014 05:35:00 GMT
{ 3/11/2014 - Newborn Ryle } https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/3/-3/11/2014---newborn-ryle One of my new favorite family clients brought their newborn baby, Ryle into the studio.  What a doll he was.  He was not overly concerned with sleeping, so getting the posed baby shots we were searching for just ended up ticking him right off!  But we found out quickly that he liked to be wrapped up.  Such a sweet family, they are overwhelmed with love and joy for their new addition.  <3

 

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carinoltephotography@gmail.com (Cari Nolte Photography) : Battleground, WA Camas, WA Cari Nolte Cari Nolte Photography Children Photographer Children Photography'; Family Family Photographer Newborn Photographer Newborn Photography Newborn photos Photographer Photography" Portland, OR Vancouver, WA https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/3/-3/11/2014---newborn-ryle Tue, 11 Mar 2014 07:47:00 GMT
{2/6/2014 - Fun gift | Nathan } https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/2/-2/6/2014---fun-gift-nathan One of my girlfriends wanted to surprise her husband with some photos of their little boy for Valentine's Day.  He is quite the Xbox guru, so for their maternity photos, we put his game headset on her belly....(tried with his newborn photos and failed), then I stopped in and captured a couple @ 6 months in his daddy's game chair!  The result was priceless and his storyboard standout board was a hit as a gift!

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carinoltephotography@gmail.com (Cari Nolte Photography) : Battleground, WA Camas, WA Cari Nolte Cari Nolte Photography Children Photographer Children Photography'; Family Family Photographer Maternity Photographer Maternity photos Newborn Photographer Newborn Photography Newborn photos Photographer Photography" Portland, OR Vancouver, WA https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/2/-2/6/2014---fun-gift-nathan Thu, 06 Feb 2014 08:47:00 GMT
{ Day in the Life | Mine #1 } https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/1/-day-in-the-life-mine-1 This was my first attempt at "Day-in-the-life" photography.  I am not a person to carry my camera around with me all the time and pull it out when it is the perfect photo opt...I wish I was.  I do have the patience, however, my family and husband do not!  They don't share the same love of photography with me, and feel it's more of a chore.  So, as a compromise, I have decided to take one day every 6 months (or so) and document our entire day, start to finish.  I'll always choose a day that Lance has off with us, so when the kids look back at these images, they get to see how much fun we have as a family! 

So, here goes number 1!  Jackson just turned 3 and Chase is 2 months old

 

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carinoltephotography@gmail.com (Cari Nolte Photography) Battleground Battleground, WA Camas, WA Cari Nolte Cari Nolte Photography Children Photographer Children Photography'; Day-in-the-life photos Family Family Photographer Newborn Photographer Newborn Photography Newborn photos Photographer Photography" Portland, OR Vancouver, WA day in the life photography https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/1/-day-in-the-life-mine-1 Mon, 27 Jan 2014 21:15:00 GMT
{ 1/25/2014 - Maternity | Heidi & Tony } https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/1/-1/25/2014---maternity-heidi-tony What a beautiful day for a maternity shoot.  The sun was shining, the light was beautiful and I got to meet two amazing people who are expecting a baby boy in March!  His name is going to be Ryle, and he is already loved to the moon and back...I cannot wait to meet this little guy!  His parents are pretty neat! Maternity_BrooksMaternity_Brooks Maternity_BrooksMaternity_Brooks

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carinoltephotography@gmail.com (Cari Nolte Photography) : Battleground, WA Camas, WA Cari Nolte Cari Nolte Photography Children Photographer Children Photography'; Family Family Photographer Maternity Photographer Maternity photos Newborn Photographer Newborn Photography Newborn photos Photographer Photography" Portland, OR Vancouver, WA https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/1/-1/25/2014---maternity-heidi-tony Sat, 25 Jan 2014 08:47:00 GMT
{ 1/3/2014 - Newborn Luca } https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/1/-1/3/2014---newborn-luca I had one of my favorite little families in the studio today for little brother's newborn session!  What an angel he was and his big sister Claire was so gentle with him.  She's going to be such a great helper...eventually, when she gets used to him! :-D

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carinoltephotography@gmail.com (Cari Nolte Photography) https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/1/-1/3/2014---newborn-luca Sat, 04 Jan 2014 00:36:00 GMT
{ Baby Jackson's Choo Choo goes to Vegas } https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2011/10/-baby-jacksons-choo-choo-goes-to-vegas So, the first time we left our son Jackson for more than a couple hours is when we went to Vegas with friends when he was about 10 months old.  It was really tough leaving him for a couple days, even knowing he'd be in great hands!  So, I brought his favorite little train with me and my husband and I took photos of everything we did with Jackson's train.  He was really into looking at photos at the time, and when we came home, we showed him all of the photos and explained what the "Choo-choo" was doing in each one.  It was a really great way for us to ease our anxiety with leaving him behind and it gave us something to bring home and show him.  Here is the "Choo-choo's" adventures, obviously, he is talking to Jackson in the captions ;-)

 

Time to go!  Moma is taking us to the airport.  We'll miss you, have a great time with auntie Jenni & uncle Brett

We're here at the Portland airport!  Recognize the carpet....people always take photos of it!

We have time before our flight, mom and dad stopped @ Gustav's for a Bloody Mary.  Say hi to Lisa in the background!

I get my own seat, right between mom and dad!  Buckle up, it's time to fly in the airplane

We're here!  We made it to Vegas!  Everyone wants to say hi to you, we miss you so much already!

We get to take a shuttle to the hotel....I heard we get to stay in a CASTLE!  I can't wait to show you!

Mom and dad are checking us in to our castle right now! 

This sure takes a while, I hopped on Lisa's head for fun while we were waiting!  HA HA! 

This is our room!  I bet you'd like to jump on this bed, it's really comfy...there's Lisa again!  Hi Lisa!

Mom and dad just had to come to this burger places with palm trees, its called In & Out...they sure walked a long time to come get it

This road here is called the "Strip."  There are really neat buildings and casinos and at night there are a lot of bright, colorful lights!

This one is called the Eiffle Tower!  Hopefully someday we'll get to visit the real one!

WHOA!  Do you see that motorcycle coming out of the building?!?  Cool, huh?

I was rolling through a casino and saw this slot machine with fishies on it!  I knew you'd want to see it!

I found this cool boat too!  I wish you were here to see all these fun things!

This lady here is called the Statue of Liberty!  The real one is in New York...I'm sure we'll get to go there someday!

JACKSON!  This is the castle we're staying in!  I told you you'd love it!  Isn't it big and super cool?!?!?!

Holy mackerel, we sure have walked a lot today...I'm riding on an escalator

It's dinner time!  PIZZA!  Yum!  There's Adam in the back, say hi!

Look Jackson!  It's another train, just like me!  Although he's much bigger and he's called a monorail.

Gambling time...here's a slot machine....but unfortunately, I didn't win any money for your piggy bank.

Whew, long day!  I'm resting in our room now

Good morning!  Coffee and Sports Book!  Mom and dad's favorites

I get to play Keno with mom while dad watches sports!  Fun morning!

Hi Style and Timmy!  We sure miss you a whole bunch!  We're coming home tomorrow to see you, can't wait!

We are playing arcade games!  It is a lot of fun, I bet you'd love it down here!

Here's a game where horses race!  You love horseys! 

See all those crossed arms?  Everyone is mad at mom and dad because they're winning all the animals!

Look at all the stuffed animals that they won for you!  They're going to bring them home for you to play with!

This is the "Strip" at night!  There are so many bright and colorful lights!

Here's a cool fountain I found for you! 

CRAB!  I think Lisa would've filled her purse with crab if she could've.  It was pretty yummy!

Look who I ran into, Moma and Jill!  They were driving through and stopped by to say hello!

My sweet buddy, Jackson, we're coming home to see you!  I cannot wait to see your smiling face!

YAY!  I'm home with you...and Grady!  I can't wait to show you my adventure!

 

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carinoltephotography@gmail.com (Cari Nolte Photography) https://carinoltephotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2011/10/-baby-jacksons-choo-choo-goes-to-vegas Wed, 19 Oct 2011 21:46:00 GMT