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Hi I'm Deyla! I am wedding and lifestyle photographer, a dreamer, passionate about love, a mother of two pretty amazing kids, completely in love with my husband, pug lover, driven, romance fanatic, laugh loud, and hug tightly.  

I have been priveleged to photograph over 100 weddings and thousands of Portraits. I have been honored to be a part of so many lives and get to know all of these lovely people. I believe each story is it's own with real, intimate 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 have forever.

Thank you for taking the time to view my work and I look forward to hearing from you! 

Deyla has photographed Weddings all around the US such as Florida, Illinois, Georgia, New York, Washington, California and of course her home state Oregon. You can find her work featured on many online wedding blogs such as Style Me Pretty, Wedding Chicks, Style Unveiled, Elizabeth Anne Designs, Brides Magazine and The Knot. 

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 If time stops just for a moment..

Can’t wait to blog their wedding soon

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Wine Country Engagement Photography | Sarah & Andrew

These two genuinely sparkle when they are eachother! they make each other laugh and he gives her sweet soft kisses on her forehead. They are each other’s “Significant Otter” heeee heeee!  Truly a fun engagement portrait session up at Utopia Wineyard! I can’t wait until your wedding next year because I know it will be amazing!




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October 8, 2014 - 2:49 am Diane Harrison - I love the specialness you captured with these two. They are such a blessing to me! Andrew is my son and he had to come to Oregon to find his soul mate...and so thankful he did! Sarah is a jewel and already like a daughter. The photos are awesome! Thank you for your time and finding all the special looks. I look forward to meeting you at the wedding next summer!

October 13, 2014 - 3:38 pm Finding a location for your Engagement portraits - My Portland Photographer - [...] and a beautiful quilt and this fun lantern. To see the rest of their fun engagement session, go HERE.  Adding small things like this to your portraits is a great way to add more personality to your [...]

Tessa Kim 2015 Look Book

I have had the pleasure of working for Tessa Kim on several occasions and couldn’t have been more excited when she commissioned me to photograph her 2015 Look Book! And to top it off there was a dream team of very talented people, I can’t wait until the next time!

Photography by: Deyla Huss Photography

Veils & Adornments: Tessa Kim

Venue: Villa Catalana Cellars

Wedding Gowns: Elizabeth Dye

Styling: Petalos

Makeup and Hair: Jennifer with Face Body Beauty

Model: Courtney Bryant w/ Option Model Media

Chair and Candles sticks: Something Borrowed

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September 29, 2014 - 8:50 pm Melissa Tomeoni - nailed it!!!

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Raising a tweenage daughter

WOW I have a “tweenage” daughter, seriously I may freak out just a bit… or not

First off for those who don’t know the term, here’s a little definition for you:




a preteen or a young teenager.

I was inspired to post this while browsing through personal photos of my beautiful family and kept getting a bolt of lighting down my back every time I ran across a photo of my tween daughter. WHAT? I have an 11 year old?  This may come as a bit cliché to most, but dang where did the time go?

I watch her pass me with a sweet smile while shoving her brother out of her way then turning around and giving him a hug and saying ” I love you” to him. Yep its just like that.  The craziness we call the “ups & downs”.  She sits on her bed strumming her guitar and singing so softly so knowone can hear her. But I do, I hear her and watch her as she goes through this crazy thing we called life. And its a hard one for this age, they go through puberty and excessive changes, their emotions, their thoughts. They are a complete mess and thats what we are here for as parents, to guide them and help them get through this awkward stage in their lives. And we pray that they come out of it knowing that they are loved more then life itself.

My daughter and I have frequent talks about life and simply girly stuff just to see where she’s at in this stage of life, I want to make sure her thoughts and questions are answered in the best way I can. They need to know we have all been there before and could possible provide some insite ;) We as parents, have a responsibility to our children, don’t ignore this time in your child’s life just because you may not understand fully what they are going through, talk to them.

Every time I see that smile on my daughter’s face, it reminds me, that I know we are doing a good job raising our tween-age daughter and I couldn’t be more excited to watch her grow into a beautiful women inside and out and knowing I may have had a small part in that ;)


Raising a tweenage daughter

Portland Urban Engagement Portraits | Petya & Kevin

When in doubt, hire someone that you mesh well with to capture your wedding day. It is one of the most intimate moments of your lives and truly should be captured by someone that you trust completely. What better way to really get to know your wedding photographer and of course them getting to know you, by photographing your engagement session. Not only do you find out how you are in front of the camera but also how your photographer and you mesh.  Have fun with your engagement session, bring a few outfits, snazzy it up a bit for some and really bring out your personalities and love for one another. I always say to my lovely couples “what better excuse to simply look at each other and be really in tune with one another, play and to just love one another”.

I had such a blast with Petya & Kevin downtown Portland at  the Vera Katz Eastbank Esplanade and surrounding rustic urban areas. I had never actually met them before this, we had been Skyping one another beforehand and totally hit it off through our Skype dates:) Petya and Kevin get out of their car and I started to walk over to them and Petya just starts to run over with open arms and welcomed me with the biggest hug… Yep I have the best clients in the world! I knew then this evening was going to go really well!

I can’t wait for your gorgeous wedding next month! xoxo

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New Hampshire Destination Wedding Photographer | Tamara & Shane

I had the honor of photographing Tamara and Shane’s Beautiful intimate New England wedding last month and couldn’t be happier with the whole experience. Flying out to that part of the country was a new venture for me and I was stoked! I love the feel of New England, the history, the buildings, the rocky coastline, lighthouses and the moody skies, It really is beautiful!

They wanted a quaint and intimate wedding, they were so comfortable and calm for their day and made this about them.  Tamara got ready with her mother at Troupe Studio in the quaint town of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Michael did a fantastic job on her hair!  Tamara sat there in her gorgeous Monique Lhuillier gown from Divine Designs in Portland so calm and relaxed, She was about to marry her Mr. right.  The day moved so effortlessly and they both allowed tons of time for portraits as husband and wife which of course I love!

They chose several fun locations around town and on the water and I got to see more of the lay of the land and I can say Im pretty much in love with this sweet town of Portsmouth. After our venture around town, we drove to their stunning reception location on Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton Bay, New Hampshire. Just think more water, beautiful lake front home, amazing sunset, and family and friends. You really can’t get any better then that! As they sat down for their intimate family style Lobster dinner before their cocktail reception began,I was schooled on how to properly crack open a lobster as well as hear about the correct pronunciation of Portsmouth and of course we had to chat how to say Oregeee-gon HA! They were some of the warmest people I have ever met and it truly was an honor.

Tamara & Shane It was an amazing day, Cheers!

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Whispering those sweet nuthins in her ear… I wonder what he was saying to put such a smile on her face? ;)

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Even though they had a chef preparing their yummy Lobster meal, Shane still finds his happiness behind the grill, I mean what man doesn’t right?

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Photographer: Deyla Huss Photography

Dress: Monique LHiullier

Dress Shop: Divine Designs

Groom’s attire: Hugo Boss

Floral Design: Jardiniere Flowers

Catering: Magic Foods Catering

Paper goods: Wedding Paper Divas

Rings: Custom made Packouz Jewellers in Portland, OR

White Salmon Engagement Photos | Heather & Todd

This couple was a dream to photograph, Gorgeous couple + Perfect light + Stunning location= PERFECT! When Heather mentioned her grandparents property up in White Salmon, WA  followed by some pics of the property, I couldn’t be more excited to get these to in front of my camera. Im talking 240 acres of hills, trees, pure bliss for this gal and we had such a blast and it was so fun getting to know these two even better and I can only imagine how their wedding day will be!

Feast your eyes on these two cuties, I promise you won’t regret it one bit ;)


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June 24, 2014 - 2:36 am Melissa Tomeoni - nailed it! these are awesome!

Portsmouth, New Hampshire Wedding Photography preview

I was truly honored to be chosen to be Tamara & Shane’s Wedding Photographer for their gorgeous New England Wedding and can’t wait to show you the rest, but in the mean time, heres a preview of whats to come :)

Portsmouth, New Hampshire Wedding Photography preview

Oregon Coast Family Photographer | Nuttman Family

Oh my I do adore this family! We are very lucky to live only an hour away from the coast and an hour away from the mountains, Its pretty awesome and sometimes I think we take Oregon for granted and not fully appreciate the beauty that surounds us. but not this family, meet the Nuttman family, they rock… they really do and I have been super lucky to photograph them a couple of times now and always end up having a blast with them. They wanted to take advantage of spring break and head to the beach for their family portrait session. I don’t know if you remember but spring break wasn’t the best weather time we have had in the past during then but that didn’t stop us from heading down to the beach for a break in the rain and get some fun family portraits.

You may recognize the lovely lady in peach, thats Amy, she’s the fabulous owner of Blush Bridal Events go check them out, they plan some beautiful weddings and events!

Oh and one more thing before I show you their awesomeness… we JUST sent out our summer newsletter and announced our July Beach Session Event, if you didn’t get that, click HERE to view.


Hair & Makeup by the lovely Jennifer with Face Body Beauty 

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May 14, 2014 - 7:51 pm Amy Nuttman - Awww, we had such a blast with you Deyla!! Thank you for braving the cold with us and being so much fun too boot!!! We adore our photos and you! xo