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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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Salem Oregon Wedding Photographer Monthly Journal {June 2018} June was a great month and awesome start to this Summer. It went by so fast but was full of so many weddings and fun! I went to my cousin Suzanne and her husband Brogan’s baby shower. Such a fun co-ed BBQ to celebrate their little boy. […]

Monthly Journal, Personal

July 3, 2018

June 2018 | Monthly Journal | Salem Oregon Wedding Photographer

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Today marks 1 year of marriage with my absolutely amazing husband. I wanted to finally share some pictures from our honeymoon in Cancun Mexico. It was absolutely an amazing and dream vacation with the love of my life. Cancun is literally so beautiful and I’d love to be able to go back there one day […]

Personal, Uncategorized

June 10, 2018

Our Honeymoon | Cancun Mexico Wedding Photographer

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May was a fun month, the weather was so amazing and perfect! Lots of sunshine! The first weekend in May I helped out at the Central Plant Sale which was tons of fun! I celebrated Mother’s Day with my mom and family at the Persimmon Country Club where they serve a really yummy brunch every […]

Monthly Journal, Personal

June 1, 2018

May 2018 | Monthly Journal | Salem Oregon Wedding Photographer

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April was an extremely busy month, but it was a lot of fun! This was my first month as a FULL TIME photographer and I seriously was able to get SO MANY THINGS DONE! I was so busy I had a hard time keeping up with the chores around my house, whoops! My sister Courtney’s […]

Monthly Journal, Personal

May 1, 2018

April 2018 Monthly Journal | Salem Oregon Wedding Photographer

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Shoot and Share does a photography contest every year and it’s completely FREE to enter. It’s a fair competition where everyone anonymously votes on pictures over and over and over again. I was seriously voting for about 2-3 hours per day for a month. I know probably a huge waste of time but it’s seriously […]

Business, Personal

April 13, 2018

2018 Shoot & Share Contest

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Did you know we have a National Margarita Day?! We do, people. WE DO. And if you feel like celebrating (because really, why not?) I SALUD you! (See what I did there?) My favorite is simply a Perfect Margarita. How about you? What’s your favorite and do you prefer it blended or on the rocks? […]

Personal

February 23, 2018

National Margarita Day | Recipe

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You’re probably asking yourself how can a rainy day be perfect for a wedding?! I wondered the same thing the morning of my wedding; June 10th, 2017. I thought everything from the photography to the decorations had to be perfect and I had the highest (too high) of hopes for a perfect sunny summer evening […]

Personal

February 20, 2018

My Perfect Wedding Day | The Willows | Dallas, Oregon

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Becky at Studio 623 Photography did an awesome job on my engagement pictures. They were taken up in Mt Hood Oregon in the snow. It was super fun and chilly! I will cherish these photos forever. To go along with my engagement pictures, I’d love to share a little part of our love story. I […]

Engagements, Personal

January 29, 2018

My Winter Engagements | Mt Hood Oregon

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The Kylee Ann Destination Sleepover on the Oregon Coast was such a great learning experience for me and seriously changed my business. After this workshop I started really taking my photography career seriously and ended up shooting 28 weddings that year!  Kylee Maughan is such an amazing educator who truly believes in community over competition. […]

Personal, Workshop

January 29, 2018

Kylee Ann Destination Sleepover | BTS Shots | Oregon Coast

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Maui Hawaii Wedding Photographer Pictures from a fun trip to Maui Hawaii for Christmas vacation! Maui Hawaii Wedding Photographer | Salem Oregon Wedding Photogrpher Caitlyn KautzPNW Portrait and Wedding Photographer | I’m a wife to my best friend, a lover of home decor, and a forever go-getter. |  I love capturing the true beauty of […]

Personal, Travel

December 31, 2013

Christmas Vacation | Maui Hawaii Wedding Photographer