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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’m in love with these pictures from the Little Mermaid Inspired Shoot put on by the amazing Trixie Ortiz, owner of Younique Events & Design. It was in Arch Cape Oregon and the weather was absolutely amazing! One of the first days of sunshine for 2019 and it felt great to start shooting again after […]

Styled Shoots, Weddings

May 3, 2019

Beach Styled Shoot | Arch Cape Oregon

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As a Salem Oregon Wedding Photographer this was my last wedding for the 2018 year and it was seriously one of my favorites. It was in October and it felt like a Summer evening, the weather was absolutely gorgeous!! Parisah and Braden had the prettiest details at their wedding and everything came together so perfectly! […]

Uncategorized, Weddings

May 1, 2019

Parisah & Braden Wedding | Salem Oregon Wedding Photographer

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I met Kayla a few years ago when I worked at Adapt 8 in Salem, Oregon. She is a good friend of mine and I was so excited when she found out she was pregnant. Kayla and Juan moved from Arizona to Oregon a few years ago, bought a little farm, and started their little […]

Family, Portraits

April 29, 2019

Kayla & Juan Maternity | Salem Oregon Photographer

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Parisah and Braden’s engagements are one of my favorites to date as a Salem Oregon Photographer. We took them at Minto-Brown Island Park in Salem, Oregon. It was the PERFECT fall evening with weather like it was Summer time. We started the session at the lake which was so pretty and then we traveled over […]

Engagements

April 3, 2019

Parisah & Braden Engagements | Salem Oregon Photographer

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I’m excited to share my results from the 2019 Shoot & Share Competition. It’s a free photo competition that is open to anyone and is fair because anyone can vote. This year a lot of the top placers were moody/dark images so I didn’t do that hot this year as a true to color photographer […]

Business

April 1, 2019

Shoot & Share Results 2019

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The last session from the 2018 Christmas Minis was also at Beal Christmas Tree Farm. This session was with my adorable little cousin Landon. I’ve been taking pictures of this boy since the day he was born and I love seeing his personality get sillier and cuter the older that he gets. I barely got […]

Family, Portraits

March 13, 2019

Landon | Christmas Minis 2018 Dallas Oregon

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I’m so excited to share the next session from the Mini Christmas Pictures at Beal Christmas Tree Farm. I may be biased but this session out of them all was my favorite but probably because it was pictures of my baby sister Maddie! Her mom Stacey joined in on the pictures which made it even […]

Family, Portraits

March 6, 2019

Maddie | Christmas Minis 2018 Dallas Oregon

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I’m so excited to finally start sharing all of the pictures from my Christmas Minis! This year they were held at Beal Christmas Tree Farm in Dallas Oregon. It was a beautiful sunny day and I had a blast with all of my clients! The first one that I’m sharing is one of my favorite […]

Family, Portraits

February 27, 2019

Castillo Family | Christmas Minis 2018 Dallas Oregon

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Hey there! I’m so excited to share with you my favorite places to get the perfect engagement outfits! From dresses, to casual, you’ll find exactly what you are wanting! I grant you permission to go and splurge, it will be worth it for the pictures! In no particular order, my first favorite shop is Morning […]

Business, Engagements

February 22, 2019

Where To Shop | Outfits for your Engagement Session

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I was so excited when Megan and Jay contacted me to document their wedding day, I had just moved to the Oregon coast and was so excited to officially be an Oregon Coast photographer. Megan and Jay are such a fun couple and so in love with each other. Megan and Jay are my second […]

Weddings

February 20, 2019

Megan & Jay | Oregon Coast Photographer