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Amber S.

“We loved our photo session with you. The time went by so quickly, and the kids had a great time. And the photos are absolutely adorable. They allow the kids to shine through as their full, sweet, adorable selves. It felt like we were being photographed by a friend who knew and cared for our family, while still feeling absolutely professional.”

Family photography in Oregon City, Oregon

Hi, I'm Aquilina!

I’m a lifelong Oregonian, based in Oregon City. I’m a classically-inspired portrait photographer. I seek to capture the sweet reality of candid moments and the essence of your family’s love with natural and beautiful posing. Inspired by the documentary style, I go out of my way to create your masterpieces without getting in the way of authentic, loving interactions. I compose dignified photographs that you’ll be proud to display for decades to come. Even though I’m quiet and calm, I don’t hesitate when it comes to finding the best light and showing off your good sides. I use gentle prompts to elicit real expressions and genuine emotion.

I create timeless, simple, and elegant images that will stand the test of time, in your lifetime and beyond. Do you want to create a lasting legacy of quality portraits that your family will treasure for years to come? Get in touch and we'll craft your very own beautiful story together!

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Bethany B.

“My son had hardly ever looked at the camera for pictures before; I was worried that a family photo shoot would be a huge challenge for everyone to look at the camera and smile at the same time!
Aquilina was amazing! My kids thought her camera was really cool and she took the time to show it to them and how it works. This helped both of them be engaged enough to look straight at the camera every time!”

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