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From the joyous celebrations of weddings, to the precious moments of welcoming your first child, and even witnessing that child take their first steps and eventually embark on their own journey, every step of the way holds significance. Having a legacy photographer who not only knows you but has also been a part of your journey becomes a priceless investment. They have witnessed your growth, captured your most cherished moments, and become a true friend along the way. Those photographs serve as a timeless reminder of the love, laughter, and growth you have experienced as a family throughout the years, so you can relive those memories and pass down your legacy to future generations.

The journey of your life is filled with countless moments, memories, and milestones that shape who you are. 

I strive to bring people together with laughter, and connect with my clients by getting to know them during our time together. 

As a family legacy photographer, I have the privilege of capturing a wide range of special moments. From the joyous occasion of weddings, to the heartwarming moments of families coming together, I am there to document it all. I believe that every moment, big or small, contributes to the beautiful legacy that my clients are creating. One of my favorite parts of being a photographer is capturing the love and excitement on my clients' wedding days. It's a day filled with emotions and precious memories, and I am honored to be a part of it.

But my work doesn't stop there. As the years go by, I am thrilled to continue the journey with my clients as their families grow. From yearly family photos to maternity shoots and newborn sessions, I am there to capture the milestones and tell their evolving story. It brings me crazy amounts of joy to see families grow and to be a trusted documenter of their journey. No matter what stage of life you're in, I am genuinely excited to meet you and capture the unique story of you. Every person and every family has a story worth telling, and I am here to ensure that those stories are beautifully preserved for generations to come.

What's up? I'm Brittany – a mother of two, with the loudest laugh in the room, chasing sunsets + a good book. 

KIND WORDS

I cannot say enough good things about Forgette Photography! My husband and I have hired Brittany on three occasions now, and I’m confident that we’ll be seeking to hire her for every photo occasion. She makes the whole process incredibly easy & comfortable, from styling advice, to selecting a location and guiding you with effortless poses at the session. I never knew I could feel this comfortable and confident in having photos taken until working with Brittany. But she makes us feel and look beautiful. And I couldn’t have imagined how much my husband would enjoy working with her, too (he enjoys the process as much as I do!). Brittany perfectly captures us and our relationship, and makes us feel great while doing it. She will always be our go-to photographer and I can’t recommend her enough!

Lizzy Bailey

Brittany has been our family photographer for years! From the beginning she helps answer all of your questions or concerns, like the locations, how she pictures the photoshoot would go, what to wear, how to pose, etc. She LITERALLY takes care of all that! During the photoshoot the time goes by so quickly because everybody is involved and having a great time, there's no stress on how to pose or what to do. Her guidance and personality makes anybody smile, makes you feel like it was an effortless shot

Rachena Rang

much we love and recommend Brittany! She has taken our photos on several occasions over the last few years and we leave each time raving about how amazing she is. She is fun and welcoming, she works quickly, she will get down and roll around playing with your children to get a smile all while somehow managing to get the perfect shot. She has photographed some of the most special moments of my life and delivered back to me more than I could have asked for each time. We are constantly trying to sell her to our friends or even strangers that mention they need family photos. I could never recommend her enough

Asheligh Albert

Brittany is an incredible photographer and an even more amazing person! She took our beautiful engagement photos at the beach and captured our relationship and personalities so well. Our wedding was on the hottest day in Oregon history and she was unbelievable! She was able to capture the beauty and love in a very stressful, hot, behind schedule day! She not only took incredible photos of my very large bridal party and family, but she helped calm me all day and stepped up and filled roles that she didn’t have to! Brittany even helped me into my wedding dress and helped dab my sweat all day so it wouldn’t show in photos. She was able to get all of our young kids and toddlers to smile and laugh and got the best photos! I know our wedding day would not have been so wonderful if it wasn’t for her. We don’t live super close but I will happily go the distance to continue having Brittany capture our family through the future

Makenzie France 

Brittany has photographed some of my biggest life moments thus far! She's done our engagement pictures, wedding, next day bridal shoot, and even our new puppy! I would recommend her ten times over, and have friends and family. She's great to work with, she has a wonderful way of making you feel comfortable because god knows not everyone likes getting their picture taken (my husband included) but she has a way of making you laugh and capturing these amazing pictures that make me smile over and over again. I am so glad I've had her by our side through some big moments, and we can't wait to keep adding to our collection of memories by having her photograph them

Haleigh Woods

PNW engagement Photographer, Mt hood engagement session, rainy day photos, sw washington Wedding photographer

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This fall I had the privilege to run around Mt. Hood in the rain with these two for their engagement photos. This summer they will be celebrating their marriage at Timberline so it was perfect to run around the National forrest up there to capture this time in their relationship.

Summer family photos, Portland Oregon, Fort Worth Texas, golden hour, what to wear

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Finding a family photographer can feel overwhelming but figuring out what to wear is a whole different problem once the session is booked. I know this pain well, because this is literally my job.. to help my clients figure out what to wear, but I catch myself questioning my own choices when I have to […]

motherhood photography, Oregon, Columbia River Gorge

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Mamma, do me a favor, open up your phone and see how many images you have in your camera roll, and look how many photos you have with your kids that are print worthy. For me a lot of the images of me with the kids are blurry, at an odd angle and lazily taken […]

Oregon Photographer, backyard wedding, Bridal portraits, large groom portraits

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In July Eleanor and Vishal said I do for the THIRD time in the backyard of Eleanor’s childhood home in Oregon, with their friends and family all in attendance. Third time? These two love birds had gotten legally married in 2022 and also had a wedding in India with all of Vishal’s friends and family […]

PNW Columbia River Gorge Family Photography, Washington, summer photos, what to wear for family photos. Forgette Photo

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Back in September I met this family in the Columbia River Gorge at golden hour to capture their family of 4 and it was a perfect family photoshoot. We played in the dry grass, and threw rocks in the water and the sunset behind us. With this family I did a lot of casual posing, […]

Washington Family Photographer, Summer Photography, Sunflowers, family of three, golden hour, Family Fashion, family portraits with a dog.

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August in the PNW is the month that our states really shine! Washington and Oregon are in their prime time this time of year and its when my calendar is packed full with family sessions. One of my favorite locations to take my clients too is the Sunflower fields at Golden hour. The creamy light, […]

Washington Wedding Photographer detail photos, Cape Horn Estate, Summer Wedding. Floral wedding theme. Oregon Wedding Photographer, Ceremony, Bridal portraits

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I don’t have many words when it comes to The Shafer Wedding this last August other than “wow”. This wedding was full of love, laughter and friendship. The Bridal party was intimate, the couples sons were the Best man and ring bearer. The air was buzzing with bees working away at the perfectly bloomed hydrangeas […]

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For years my favorite time of year was fall in Portland Oregon, but I think wild flower season is tied with that now. In Early summer the Columbia River gorge explodes with wild flowers, and nothing beats the warm nights in the Gorge with wild flowers, and bee’s buzzing. Its absolute magic. Summer is the […]