Kara Santa Ana Photography

Kara Santa Ana Photography


These two were so adorable! It was a cold and windy day in Washougal, but they braved through it and had the sweetest session with the most incredible sunshine!
Courtney Threewitt Kara has some incredible photography skills.

Beauty and fashion photographer in the Portland metro area. www.karasantaanaphotography.com

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Photos from Kara Santa Ana Photography's post 08/21/2021

It was such an incredible honor to capture Kim and James gorgeous wedding! Here’s a little preview of their unforgettable day! ❤️

Photos from Kara Santa Ana Photography's post 03/05/2021

One of my favorite (and most adorable) families are getting ready to welcome their newest little one any day now!

I photographed their first pregnancy almost two years ago (crazy how time flies!), and this session was so different, and so much more exciting with this little princess joining in! She's going to be such a fun big sister!


Oh this day was something special! My little sister got married! And it was SO amazing! We had just about every weather condition you can think of...sun, clouds, rain, snow, hail! Made for a super interesting day, haha! I couldn't be more happy for Kristen and Tyler! Here's a little preview of their special day at Cooper Spur Mountain Resort!


I am so excited to finally be sharing Josh and Emily's wedding preview at Jackson Lake lodge in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. It was the most breathtaking place! But honestly, I was more blown away by the love between these two and their family and friends. It was such an honor to be there to celebrate with them and capture this gorgeous wedding!


Ashley + Nate's wedding preview at Castaway Portland is here, and oh my goodness, it's a gorgeous one! I loved working with this group so much! They were so energetic and fun! It was such an honor to be there to capture their incredible day!


Here's a preview of @Monica and Andrew's wedding at McMenamins Edgefield, and what a fun group to work with! We did get rained on before the ceremony so had to move it inside, but it was still so amazing! It's lucky to get rain on your wedding day, right!?


Finally sharing this amazing preview of Katelyn and Brian's gorgeous wedding at Royal Oaks Country Club. I couldn't be more in love with this day!


Shared this preview of Becca and Peter's amazing wedding at The Pearson Air Museum on Instagram, but wanted to share it here as well! I still cannot get over how amazing this entire day was! Seriously like a dream!


Calista and Kody are becoming parents VERY soon, and I couldn't be more excited for them to meet their baby girl for the first time! And oh my gosh, this little girl is going to be so GORGEOUS!

And can we say...#pregnancygoals

Kayla + Jonny 08/15/2019

July 20, 2019, lovely intimate wedding for Kayla and Jonny! Was such an honor to be there to capture their sweet ceremony and reunion with friends and family!

July 20, 2019, lovely intimate wedding for Kayla and Jonny! Was such an honor to be there to capture their sweet ceremony and reunion with friends and family!


The sweetest proposal happened during William and Nicole's maternity session! It even caught me by surprise, haha! I'm so incredibly happy for these two, not only the very soon arrival of their sweet baby, but for their future together!


These two had the sweetest celebration yesterday and I was so happy to be there to capture their marriage with friends and family.

Congratulations Kristina and Daniel!

Heather + Matthew | June 9th, 2019 at Bethany Vineyards 06/26/2019

It was such an honor to capture Heather and Matt's spectacular day at Bethany Vineyards. Everything, down to the tiniest details were absolutely gorgeous! Here's a little preview! Perfection!

It was such an honor to capture Heather and Matt's spectacular day at Bethany Vineyards. Everything, down to the tiniest details were absolutely gorgeous! Here's a little preview! Perfection!


Everything about this day was exceptional! Samantha, I excepted you to be one of the most gorgeous brides, but you seriously blew me away! I have never seen you radiate like I did this day, and I was so happy to be there to document your special day for you! I couldn't have imagined a more perfect person for you than, Hayden!

I hope you enjoy this little preview, and are enjoying your honeymoon!


I can't believe the last time I saw Brooke was when she was taking Frankie's adorable newborn pictures about 5 and a half years ago! And now she's having a little baby of her own and I couldn't be more excited!

There are SO many gorgeous images from her maternity session but wanted to share these two first. She seriously has the most perfect baby bump!!



I'm so excited for Jordan and Grayson to meet their sweet little one! She is deeply loved.


Jordan's maternity session last night was seriously a dream!! She is literally GLOWING! Cannot wait to share more images from this session!


Here is a little preview of Lauren and Joel's wedding from last weekend in Leavenworth. It was such a joy being there to capture the sweet love between these two. I loved their Star Wars "May the 4th be with you" theme and the gorgeous colors Lauren chose! And I can't say enough how obsessed I was with her bridal bouquet made of wooden flowers!! AMAZING! Such an honor to be a part of it!


Loved spending the evening with Cassidy and Marcus in Washougal. It was SUPER windy and a bit chilly out...but the sun was just gorgeous for these two and the wind did wonderful things! I just adored all the sweet moments between them!


I had so much fun with Josh and Emily playing in the snow! It was snowing crazy hard, and super cold...but man was it worth it! And seriously...so much cuteness to even describe with these two! I CANNOT WAIT for their wedding!


Here's a little preview of Ashley and Nate's engagement session from last weekend at the mountain! I can't wait for their wedding!!!


There's nothing stronger than the bond between brothers. Especially the one these two have.

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Farm Chic Wedding Day with Fall Colors | Hey Wedding Lady

Jessie and Travis's wedding has been featured on Hey Wedding Lady, an Aisle Society blog! I'll forever be swooning over their wedding! Go check it out!

heyweddinglady.com A Woodland, WA wedding that's the definition of farm chic with modern rustic decor, gorgeous barnwood signs, and colorful fall flowers in the rain!


Love this girl so much and cannot possibly be happier for her that she's found the most incredible man to spend her life with! SO excited for her wedding day!!!


I know I just shared a photo from their session...but couldn't wait to share another!


The giggles!!!


One of the funnest couples I have shot to date! The spirit of these two and endless giggles was seriously the SWEETEST and I cannot wait to photograph their wedding in November!

And I could not have asked for a better day to shoot their engagement session! Rain, sun, clouds...YES!


Honestly, there were so many amazing images from Alison and Colton's PERFECT wedding, I had no idea what to post first. I kept editing more and more until I just threw my hands up and said, I think it's about time I'm just going to post a bunch because they are all so gorgeous!

I am still so honored to have been able to photograph their special day not only because they are the most incredible people EVER...but they are dear friends of mine that have a very special place in my heart. I can't wait to share even more from their wedding...it seriously just keeps getting better!


And just like that, surrounded by friends and family, they were married! ❤ #onemoeanderson

Photography | Kara Santa Ana Photography
Florals | Copper Blossom Design
Bridal Makeup | Colie.Marie.Artistry
Bridal Gown | Ania Bridal
Event Planner | MH Events


A little preview of this adorable family!


I CANNOT WAIT for baby Elliott to arrive!!! So excited for these two!


One more from Tatum's wedding for tonight. Here are some sweet getting ready moments.


Just wanted to share a couple more of these sweethearts


This groom...and this light! Perfection!

Such an incredibly sweet, fun person! Loved photographing him on his and Tatum's wedding day!


And here are the photos of these guys from their walk in the GIF I posted! Loving these, haha! I swear we got some serious ones too!

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