just in case you needed to know what I am working on this very moment…

Monica & Jordon know how to throw a party… more soon!

xo em

  • September 28, 2010 - 3:20 pm

    Kathy - These are all beautiful…that first one though, literally took my breath away! The soft tones and the rings…just GORGEOUS!

  • September 30, 2010 - 10:18 am

    Erin Tole - Love the ring photo with the lavender. I swear I can smell it.


Susie and Richard were a joy to work with. From our first meeting (me with my big pregnant belly, them with their cute toddler), then our fun fall engagement session, and then at the walk through I just had a lovely time with this family. It helps that they are two of the nicest people in the Portland area too. Maricar and I had an amazing time shooting their fun and elegant wedding in Downtown Portland. The details were all so well thought out, thanks in part to the super awesome Cindy of Encore Events. She and her team were fantastic! Also the folks at Vibrant Table did amazing food and flowers for the day. For real, tamales and the bouquet were amazing!  All in all it was a stunning day.

Here are a few (ha I know, many) of my favorites from the big day:

Susie & Richard (and Maya!) thanks again for having me out to capture your day. You two are so lovely, I hope you had a great honeymoon! I will have the whole gallery up very soon. If any friends or family members would like the link when it is ready please leave a comment below.

xo em

  • September 24, 2010 - 2:57 pm

    Christina Torres - Please send me the link. Thanks!!


from the beautiful wedding of Susie & Richard.

Much more to come very soon!

xo em

  • September 24, 2010 - 11:22 am

    liv - awwwwwww….can’t wait to see more!


Miss Monica is getting married in Austin Tx here soon, and wanted to surprise her soon to be husby with a very special gift.

Is there any gift better for the man who has everything? A little something sexy for him to take a long on business trips? I think not.

I had a great time shooting some fun & saucy images for her special gift. I just had to share a few of the “blog friendly” images. You can bet there are some awesome “for his eyes only” ones too.:)

Husband to be is a hockey fan, so we had to get the jersey out.

Monica is such a beautiful girl, I am totally jealous of her wedding photographer in Austin, TX!

Beautiful girl, sparkly eyes, it just does not get any better.

Monica I hope you like your peek, more very soon!

xo em

  • September 22, 2010 - 12:43 pm

    Kathy Rose - The Kennedy family photo’s are wonderful Emily. I also loved looking through all you work!


A few weeks back I posted briefly about an amazing experience. It was my honor to be witness to and capture the birth of a Mr. Wellington Rupp. His parents are good friends of mine asked me to be their birth photographer, and was honestly a little scared. It was my first birth experience with camera in hand. I mean it was nothing short of amazing. The ladies at the Bella Vie Birth Center were wonderful, the whole room was so full of love. And to be there, the moment a little person came into the world, to capture it with my camera. Really, I have the best job in the world.

Here is a slideshow of some additional images. Clearly some shots will only be seen by Brian & Leah, but I wanted to show you all and give you some of the experience.:)

Bryan & Leah thank you so much for letting me be share in the birth of your child. It was an experience I will never forget. I love you too, and can not wait to see little W grow up, you two are amazing parents already.

I am so excited to offer this to other clients as well. I am completely hooked! Anyone thinking of birth photography please contact me, I would love to talk to you more about it.

xo em

  • September 21, 2010 - 11:43 am

    Joel - AMAZING! You really captured this beautifully.

  • September 21, 2010 - 9:35 pm

    Ryan Chaney - Seriously GREAT stuff Emily, very moving. So happy for Bryan and Leah!! =)

  • September 22, 2010 - 7:59 am

    Hollie - simply lovely.

  • September 22, 2010 - 7:57 pm

    Katie - So, stinkin’ amazing, Emily! Congrats, Bryan and Leah!

  • September 24, 2010 - 1:31 pm

    Hannah - these are so incredible, Emily. love, love, love them.

  • October 13, 2010 - 10:30 am

    Newborn photographer portland oregon | oregon wedding & baby photographer emily g photography - [...] You might remember precious Wellington from my post about my experience with Birth Photographer here and here. You might also know his super sweet and talented parents. For real, they are two of the [...]

  • November 17, 2010 - 2:05 pm

    The Beginning » A Boy Named Wellingtom - [...] Here is the link to a slideshow of his birth as well. It is not too graphic…I don’t think. Click here and then find the slideshow: http://www.emilygphotography.com/blog/2010/09/21/wellington-the-birth/ [...]

  • January 5, 2011 - 9:40 am

    Kayla - This is so amazing. I am giving birth at Bella Vie (due in a couple weeks!) and I’ve watched this over and over again. Makes me sob every time! Makes me so excited to see what my experience there will be like. Thank you for capturing this!

  • February 2, 2011 - 1:17 pm

    Catherine - What an amazing set of photos and a very beautiful laboring Mother.
    You did such an amazing job!

  • August 25, 2011 - 2:42 pm

    stephanie - AMAZING! :*)

  • September 29, 2011 - 11:58 am

    baby photographer portland oregon | oregon wedding & baby photographer emily g photography - [...] of you might remember little Welly from his birth & newborn photos. I can not believe it has been a [...]

  • January 14, 2012 - 6:53 pm

    sarah b - as a first-time-mama-to-be, i watched this with absolute awe and tears streaming down my face the whole entire time. beautiful beautiful beautiful. thank you emily for your incredible capture and thank you bryan and leah for sharing a most intimate and amazing experience with the world. gave me some amazing perspective for what’s to come:)

  • March 27, 2013 - 1:15 pm

    welcome to the world Pearl! | oregon wedding & baby photographer emily g photography - [...] in 2010 I had the great honor of capturing the birth of one darling Wellington Rupp. It was an intensely emotional and beautiful experience that really was my pleasure to capture. [...]

  • April 21, 2014 - 3:16 pm

    Ezekiel or Ellery? | Kayla Danelle - […] turned me into a blubbering mess at times.  Even this morning, as I watched the most beautiful photo-journalism slideshow of a recent birth at Bella Vie that we had heard about, I sat here and I cried and cried and wondered how our experience there […]