How to have a relaxed family photo session

Having your photo taken can be stressful. Trust me, I know. I have been a portrait photographer for long enough to know that my camera is a pretty terrifying thing to many people, including myself. I don’t enjoy having my photo taken so I completely understand when a client feels the same way. I have […]


THE IMPORTANCE OF FAMILY PHOTOS There are different types of photography and while I appreciate all of them, there is something magical about portraiture that just captivated me. I wanted this first post to explain why Photography is so valuable to me, why I never want to stop taking photos, why I LOVE Photography, and […]

Sunset Family Photos in Fort Rock, Oregon – Family Photographer Bend, OR

I felt so spoiled being a family photographer in Bend, OR. It is such a beautiful place, with plenty of wonderful backgrounds for photography… my job was so easy! I have since moved to Colorado Springs. It is also a beautiful city and by far one of the easiest transitions of my life 😉 But, […]

Romantic Maternity session in Fountain Creek Nature Center, Colorado

“EVERY PREGNANT WOMAN LOOKS FLAWLESS IN A LONG FLOWY GOWN.” There are two things I love about being a photographer in Colorado Springs. One is that the locations are so beautiful all around. The second is that I get to discover this gorgeous Colorado landscapes with wonderful people!  BOOK YOUR MATERNITY SESSION  I was so […]

Fun Family Photography in Red Rock Canyon, Colorado Springs

Let me stop for a second to tell you that I am seriously the luckiest photographer in the world. My clients are always so amazing to work with. That’s true of my session with the Ramsden family, too! I met up with them on a chilly December afternoon at Red Rock Canyon Open Space and though it […]

The Art of Photographing Children

If there is anything I learned in all these years working with children, as a teacher and a photographer, it is that kids don’t like sitting still and following orders. They don’t. Children in general do not enjoy being told what to do… and if you really think about it, neither do adults. An ideal session […]

Children Photowalk in Colorado Springs

CHILDREN PHOTOWALK Bring your children and pack your gear! Join us for a family-friendly Photowalk. Your kids will love it!  Sign up now and join us!  PhotoWalking with Kids “ Once a month, in the spring and summer months, Casa Bay Photography will organize a Children Photowalk in Colorado Springs. This will be like an informal […]

Casual Maternity session in Fox Run Regional Park in Colorado Springs, Colorado

While some pregnancy sessions are romantic and artistic, there are others that are just plain fun! This day was a perfect example of that. The photos I’m sharing with you today turned out so beautifully. When it comes to family photography and pregnancy I love a casual look. We had a great time walking around […]

Maternity Session in Garden of the Gods Park, Colorado Springs, Colorado

It is always special when you get to photograph your friends, and it is even better when you get to photograph them because of such a beautiful reason. Sam and Alex are expecting their first baby. A crazy time surrounded by a warm and fuzzy feeling… a baby is coming! It has been wonderful to […]

Adorable Sisters Session in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Let me start this post with saying that I have a pretty wonderful job. Being a portrait photographer in Colorado Springs has been such a great experience for me, and I am loving it. Photography has allowed me to meet many great people and it has given me the change to visit gorgeous locations that […]