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Hi, I'm Deyla! I am Portland and Seattle wedding and lifestyle photographer, but more then that I'm a mother of two awesome kids and completely in love with my super hot husband of 13 years! Here are some other fun facts about myself...


* I am giddy about love. 

* I drink capucino like its going out of style.

* I Love the water, something so serene and soothing, I can't help it.

* I am happiest when my ideas unfold, and with those who trust me to do this for them in their sessions.

* My husband says I have too many pairs of shoes... I disagree.

* I will hug you when we meet for the first time.

* Milk Chocolate is my friend

* I love to travel

* I frequently volunteer at my children's school 

* I work out of my home office and I love it! 

* I have no idea what my natural hair color is

* I'm one of those "big" laughers

* I have a handsome 14 year blind and deaf pug named Duke, he's my buddy.

* I genuinely and wholeheartedly love what I do!

I have been privileged to photograph over 150 weddings and hundreds of Portraits. It has been an honor to be a part of so many lives and truly lucky getting to know all of these amazing people. Seriously from the bottom of my heart, I love all of you! I believe each story is it's own with real moments and I capture these in a beautifully classic way.

I would love to get to know you, meet you and hear your story and in turn make some beautiful imagery for you to hang on to forever.

Can I take you out to a cup of coffee (did I mention I love cappucinos?)? Looking forward to meeting you!

Deyla's work has been featured on both print and online wedding blogs such as Style Me Pretty, Wedding Chicks, SGreen Wedding Shoes, Style Unveiled, Elizabeth Anne Designs, Brides Magazine and The Knot. 

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Portland Family Photographer | Spring Mini Session

Hey all! If you haven’t noticed yet, we have had a little facelift including a new logo to boot. It’s always exciting to change it up a bit for this Portland Wedding and Portrait Photographer! We have had lots of exciting things going on over here including our March Mini Sessions that were announced as well as our Boudoir Marathon Sessions in March! March is going to be filled with good stuff and I would love to have you join us.

I thought I’d blog one of my March Mini sessions from last Spring to get a glimpse of what gorgeous imagery you can get with a mini. I get questions all the time such as “Are you sure 30 minutes is enough time?” “would I really get that many photos in that short amount of time?” the answer is YES and YES! Mini sessions are really great if you are needing some updated family pics or for smaller children who may not have the patience for our full sessions. At the end of our session, you end up with around 35 final beautiful images in your gallery  so you have lots to choose from.

If you would like to grab a spot to one of our March Mini Session dates, please click HERE to book.

Here are just a few portraits from this adorable family’s March Mini Session,

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These are just a few of the stunning images out at Vista Hills Vineyard, One of my favorite venues in Oregon’s gorgeous wine country!

Venue|| Vista Hills Vineyard  Wedding dress || Enzoani  Groom’s attire || Custom Ralph Lauren Suit 

Floral Designer || Pollination Flowers  Cake || Sugarhouse Cake  Catering || Crave Catering

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Frenchman’s Bar Park Engagement Session | Kelli & Matt

Once upon a time  at a Huskies football game there was some tailgating going on outside, a friend introduced two people perfect for each other but they didn’t quite know it yet. He asked her out on a date and wouldn’t you know it, it was more tailgating at the very next Huskies game! these two were pretty much smitten kittens for another after that 😉

When Kelli contacted me at first, it was like talking to an old friend, it was meant to be and I am honored they chose me to photograph their wedding this summer! We met at a beautiful spot called Frenchman’s Bar Park (great find Matt!) and it was one of those windy bone chilly days, ok lets be honest it was drop down on your knees and take cover kind of cold! oh and did I mention windy? but that did not stop these two from warming up in each other’s arms and knowing this is their forever and loving every minute of it. Kelli and Matt brought along Beau, there gorgeous blood hound, he was such a doll besides he just kept them warm! HA!

I can’t wait until your wedding this summer you guys!



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Cake smash Portraits- Charlotte

Happy New Year! Im so excited to finally share this adorable One-Year old cutie, her parents and her came up from Seattle area to have some fun in the studio and celebrate Charlotte turning one with a cake smash. I’m very late in posting these, but I am playing catch up and really wanted to start off the New Year with this.

Charlotte loves balloons as I’m told by her momma, so I decided to make a “hot-air balloon” with a basket and balloons for her to play in and pretend she is going up up and away. She was a little unsure and wanted to make sure she wasn’t REALLY going away from her mom and dad, so with parents close, she started playing a little more with it. It didn’t take long for her to warm up and then she really showed me her true colors and beautiful smile and laugh! It was an absolute pleasure getting to photograph this for them.


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And Ill end on this note, I couldn’t help myself 😉Portland Cake Smash Portraits

January 5, 2015 - 9:58 pm Jessica - What a cutie and a an adorable shoot! She's such a little doll, and I really like that you included the crying one!!! too precious!

2014 in review! What a great year!

WOW what a year! I feel completely blessed and wish I could give you all a huge hug in person for making it such a wonderful 2014! 17 weddings, 100 portrait sessions, I have met new beautiful people and welcomed back so many clients this year. I am overjoyed and so honored that I had the privilege of photographing these beautiful moments in your lives! Thank you from the bottom of my heart!

Cheers to the New Year and amazing memories to be captured in 2015!

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Mt. Hood Snow Portraits | Gardner Family

Oh this bunch of cuties!! I had such a blast photographing their adorable family up at a secret spot up on Mt. Hood! The light couldn’t have been more perfect streaming through those trees and paired up with this beautiful family, makes for some amazing moments captured. Mom and daughter both had their hair and makeup done by the also fabulous Jennifer with Face Body Beauty and she used these adorable Charmies on Lily, they were so cute! Such a fun time with this bunch as always! here are some of my favorites from their snowy mountain session.

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Frenchman’s Bar Park Engagement Preview | Kelli & Matt

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Seattle Library Photographs | Atienza Family

I have had the honor of photographing lots of awesome families this fall, and I’m excited to finally start blogging those sessions. As you may know I mainly photograph families twice a year during March and October & November as I’m usually photographing weddings and engagements throughout the rest of the year. So I do enjoy getting to see familiar faces each year and meet some new ones!

Meet the Atienza Family! Seriously such a sweet family! We had originally planned for a more park setting on the water in Bellevue, Wa but due the weather being pretty nasty in the forecast we decided it may be a bit cold on the water for sweet Charlotte, their beautiful 1 1/2 year old. We ended up meeting at the Seattle Library central which has some stunning architecture and I found a great area down 5th as well. The day as you will see, turned out to be gorgeous and sunny and worked out great!

Here are some of my faves throughout their session. Enjoy!
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Portland Maternity Photographer | Deena & Sari

I am playing catch up so get ready for a month full of posts! but first I would like to start with this gorgeous mother-to-be and talented Photographer Deena, honored to photograph this exciting time for both her and Sari. Have I mentioned before how much I love photographing Maternity? especially with a couple that is genuinely happy and in love, makes for a beautiful shoot. They are both beaming with excitement and I am stoked to share their session.

Photographer: Me!!

Makeup and hair: Powder Inc.

Teal dress: Anthropologie

Vest: Gap


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