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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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As a Salem Oregon photographer it was such an honor being presented with the Gold Award from the Statesman Journal for Best of the Mid-Valley! I honestly can’t even believe that my business has become this succesful. Thank you so much to all of my friends, family, and AMAZING clients who have supported me along […]

Business

May 25, 2019

Voted Best Photographer of the Mid-Valley 2019

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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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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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Engagement sessions are one of my favorite sessions ever to shoot! I absolutely love getting the opportunity to get to know my couples before their wedding day. It’s such a fun time! We are silly and we laugh and it’s just a lot of portraits which is my favorite ever! It’s also a chance for […]

Business

February 18, 2019

I love engagement sessions! | Salem Oregon Wedding Photographer

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It’s time for behind the scenes of 2018 for Caitlyn K Photography; a Salem Oregon Wedding Photographer! I don’t have too many to share this year but I’m happy to be able to have the ones that I do! Thank you so much to my seconds shooters who took these photos for me! I know […]

Business, Uncategorized

January 28, 2019

Behind the Scenes 2018 | Salem Oregon Wedding Photographer

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Outfit Inspiration for your Engagement Session I recommend a maximum of 2 outfits for your engagement session to ensure that we have plenty of time to capture both looks before sunset! During your one outfit change is when I will photograph your rings while I wait! I recommend the following for your engagement session attire: […]

Business

January 25, 2019

Engagement Session Style Guide | Salem Oregon Wedding Photographer

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Hi, I’m Caitlyn Kautz. I’m a small town county girl living on the Oregon Coast in the Pacific Northwest. I’m obsessed with farmhouse home decor and I love the color blue. I’m a homebody and love curling up on the couch with a good book. I’m a photographer with huge dreams and an never ending […]

Business, Personal

January 21, 2019

Get To Know Me | Oregon Coast Wedding Photographer

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This morning I wanted to talk about how you know whether you just need to take a break from something or how you know in your gut that it’s really time to let go and move on. The first thing you need to ask yourself is does this truly bring you joy? Work hard at […]

Business

September 7, 2018

Take a break or move on? | Salem Oregon Wedding Photographer

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For The Love of Pete Rentals is one of my absolute favorite rental shops to work with! Every wedding I send out a questionnaire to my couples and when I receive it back and see For The Love of Pete as their rental company, I get super excited! They have such amazing and gorgeous decor […]

Business

August 31, 2018

Vendor Spotlight | For The Love of Pete Rentals

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Hi! I’m Caitlyn, Salem Oregon Wedding Photographer and owner of Caitlyn K Photography! Today, I’m going to answer all of the most common questions that I get! This will help you know more about what to expect when you are working with me! Q. How will I receive my photos? A. You will get all […]

Business

August 24, 2018

Common Q & A’s | Salem Oregon Wedding Photographer