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Welcome to the Caitlyn K Blog!

categories

weddings

engagements

portraits

styled shoots

personal

Welcome to the Caitlyn K Blog!

hey! i'm caitlyn kautz.

Welcome to my blog where I share all of my photography adventures as well as a peek into my personal life. I'm a wedding and portrait photographer based in Rockaway Beach, Oregon but travel world-wide! I am married to my best friend and I love farm house decor.

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I can live without you. But I don't want to. I don't ever want to.
-Meredith Grey (Grey's Anatomy)

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I can live without you. But I don't want to. I don't ever want to.
-Meredith Grey (Grey's Anatomy)

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I had such a blast at Silver Falls State Park for Dakota and Michael’s engagement session! It was a cold day and the trails were pretty slippery, I even slipped and fell while taking their pictures, it was a good laugh! The falls were so gorgeous and perfect for their engagement pictures. Continue reading to […]

Engagements

January 8, 2020

Dakota & Michael | Silver Falls State Park Engagements

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I’m so excited for the start of a new year and the start of a new decade. 2019 was a wonderful year and I really don’t regret anything that happened throughout the year. I always love the start of something new which is partly why MONDAY is my favorite day of the week. I am […]

Personal

January 6, 2020

2020 Goals and Hope

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It’s been a while since I’ve updated you all on my fertility journey. It’s still going on and it’s been one of the hardest things I’ve ever had to go through in my life. It really is making me a stronger woman and makes my relationship with my husband stronger every day. In my last […]

Personal

December 16, 2019

My TTC Journey | Update #2

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I’ve known the Valencia Family for most of my life, they are friends with my family. We had such a fun time at their 2019 fall mini sessions. It was at Minto Brown Park, one of my favorite places for photos in Salem, Oregon. Amy and Dave have raised some great kids! Abigail and Jackson […]

Family

November 20, 2019

Fall Mini Sessions 2019 | The Valencia Family

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It’s time for 2020 Salem Oregon Senior pictures! Amy is first up and is a family friend of mine and I’m so happy I was able to take her senior pictures. She has such a bright and fun personality and we had a blast during her session! It was one of the last nice evenings […]

Portraits

November 18, 2019

Salem Oregon Senior | Amy | Central High School

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This week is my 24th Birthday and I thought I would share 24 facts about me. I can’t believe I’m turning 24 years old. I’m hoping this year is one of the best years of my life. I got engaged on my 21st Birthday and I got married when I was 21 since then nothing […]

Personal

November 14, 2019

24 Things About Me | It’s My Birthday!

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Desiree booked Rockaway Beach Oregon family photos when they were in town for camp. They were attending camp at Twin Rocks Friends Camp which is actually on the same lake that I live on. We walked over to Twin Rocks on the beach to take some photos at sunset. It was absolutely gorgeous and the […]

Family

November 11, 2019

Rockaway Beach Oregon Family Photos | Ojeda Family

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I had such a fun time with Zane and Amanda for their Lincoln City maternity photos. I went to school with Zane and Amanda and always love getting to catch up on these two. They have the kindest hearts and are doing such wonderful things in life. I had the opportunity to capture their wedding […]

Portraits

November 8, 2019

Lincoln City Maternity Photos | Zane & Amanda

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Lindsay contacted me for Seaside Oregon photos. She and her boyfriend brought their two puppies and we had such a fun time! I have dogs in shoots all the time but these were the most well behaved that I have ever dealt with. They would look at the camera just by saying “Cookie!” It was […]

Portraits

November 6, 2019

Seaside Oregon Photos | Couple & Their Puppies

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I had the honor of taking Maeve’s family’s extended family photos here in Rockaway Beach, Oregon. She contacted me and wanted to get pictures as a present for her parents. It had been almost ten years since their family had pictures. This was a fun and easy shoot with only 7 adults and 2 children, […]

Family

November 4, 2019

Rockaway Beach Family Photos | Extended Family