newborn photography for parents obsessed with

every perfect detail

portland newborn photographer

Your baby’s pure perfection needs to be photographed in such a way that you never forget things like their warm curly body, shoulder peach fuzz, and tiny toes.

No fluff, no gimmicks, no props, and no heavy editing. Simply your beautiful baby.

capture it in my natural, baby-led, simple style

Your newborn baby
is a work of art

I'm glad you've stumbled into my little corner of the internet while looking for a Portland newborn photographer.

Most days you can find me with my hair in a messy bun, running to and fro keeping my four kiddos happy, photographing babies, editing, and wearing all the hats that keep things running smoothly.

I’m a mama via adoption and remarriage. So all together we’ve got a seventh grader, two 5th graders, and a 3rd grader running the roost. 


Hi! I'm Katie

I have the greatest newborn photos of my son now!

I love how she captured his personality, specifically - his little smirk.

I loved the whole experience; it wasn’t stressful at all. We didn’t feel rushed or uncomfortable, and she was so gentle with my son. I will definitely be coming back for future family photos and, hopefully, another newborn shoot in the future!



what to wear at your
newborn session

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    What's included in this guide?

    Get all of my best tips and advice for what to wear at your newborn session. I will help you take the guesswork out of what to wear!

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    9 months of pregnancy can feel like a long time, and towards the end, it feels like it’s taking too long! There’s a lot of waiting, sometimes even some false starts, but before you know it, baby arrives, and the moments will fly by, as you’ve probably heard from many people.

    5 Tips for Including Siblings in a Newborn Session

    If you are anything like I was, you really want a photo of your new baby with their older siblings. Your older child might fall in the 1-3 year-old range, and this has you worried. And rightly so – ha! I’ll be the first to tell you that photographing at this age can be challenging. However, not impossible – not by a long shot. Keep scrolling to see all of these gorgeous older sibling photos.

    is my baby too old for newborn photos?

    1-month-old baby pictures are a common occurrence here at Arcadian Photography. If you have a one-month-old, it’s not too late to do a newborn session. 

    how to prep for your maternity session

    You’ve planned for your newborn session and chosen your favorite photographer, and I’m honored by your choice! On top of that, you’ve taken advantage of my best-kept secret and claimed a complimentary maternity...

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    Katie is a highly sought-after Portland newborn photographer. She has been serving Portland, Salem, Eugene, and the surrounding areas for over 14 years with her natural and timeless style of portraiture. Her studio is located in Salem, Oregon. Katie offers maternity, newborn, baby, and family photography.