Mt Tabor College Senior Doctorate Graduation Photos

Mt Tabor College Senior Doctorate Graduation Photos

What a fun and fabulous senior photography session! Ashley is finishing her Doctorate degree this year and was eager to celebrate with photos in the beautiful fall foliage. She is from Texas and recently moved to Portland, where she has been loving the colors and...
Vancouver Waterfront Senior Photography

Vancouver Waterfront Senior Photography

What an epic senior photography session! I’ve lived in the Portland area for eleven years and have been to Vancouver plenty of times, but somehow had never been to the waterfront. And WOW, it was an amazing photography location! There was so many visual treats...
Trumpet Senior Photography

Trumpet Senior Photography

This senior photography session in Laurelhurst Park was a great combination of nature and hobbies. A is a super busy senior who plays the trumpet! I enjoyed creating some musician portraits with his instrument out in the park. And then I used my light as a background...
Urban Portland Senior Photography

Urban Portland Senior Photography

T and I had a great time on this little urban senior photography session in Northwest Portland near Legacy Good Sam. Kind of a random location, but there’s cool stuff everywhere to photograph with! And really, that’s one of my favorite ways to do a...
Portland Studio Maternity Fine Art Photography

Portland Studio Maternity Fine Art Photography

I love maternity sessions! I do a lot of them outdoors in nature, but I also adore doing studio maternity sessions. It makes the images into art! This session was in my home studio, which is very small, but I have enough lights and backgrounds and knowledge to create...
Edgefield Senior Photography Session

Edgefield Senior Photography Session

How do you choose the location for your Portland senior photography session? I always want to know if there’s a special place – somewhere you’ve been a lot, somewhere that means a lot to you, and somewhere that can be at least a little interesting to...

Photo Restoration: The S Family

A family client reached out a few months after our session about an old photo. Chris had one print that he wanted to get restored and prints made. It was a special print that he wanted more of his family members to have. The print was only about two inches square! It...
Award Winners, 2022 and 2023

Award Winners, 2022 and 2023

I am so proud to share these images that I photographed and earned accolades on this past year! Yes, I am a portrait photographer, but I have been enjoying dabbling in nature and landscape photography as well. Three of these photographs are from trips I took to...
Portland Mural Headshots

Portland Mural Headshots

Christy was looking for some new headshots. We’d done some studio headshots recently–with a plain white background. She decided that she wanted something a little more colorful! So we headed to Portland’s Alberta District, which is full of murals. So...
Portland Senior Photography with Graffiti

Portland Senior Photography with Graffiti

Senior portrait sessions are SO MUCH FUN.(I say this every time…and I mean it every time.) This session with Zac was in inner SE Portland where there’s tons of graffiti. I love how colorful these scenes are!  Some people may think that you have to dress up...
More Underwater Pool Photography

More Underwater Pool Photography

We had several models at our conference workshops, and two of them agreed to do an underwater pool session! I borrowed a voluminous red dress and we all jumped in! Again, just magical and SO MUCH FUN. If you have access to a heated pool and would like to do a session,...
Underwater Photography

Underwater Photography

I attended a photography conference in Arizona earlier this year. They told us there was a pool and mentioned something about underwater photography. Well, that sounded very interesting! So I found the cheapest decent underwater housing that I could, for my little...
What Is Business Branding Photography?

What Is Business Branding Photography?

You need more than *just* headshots. You need business branding photography. We all know that *everyone* needs a headshot on their website. And that it needs to be a professional, recent headshot. But is that the only photo you should have on your website? NO...
Portland Creative Floral Portraits

Portland Creative Floral Portraits

Cobalt Studio is a fantastic photo studio here in Portland. It’s huge, it includes a ton of wardrobe and jewelry, and there are lots of backgrounds including a giant white cyc wall. (They also have a bathtub!) For the last couple years, they hosted special...
Mt Tabor Extended Family Photography: The S Family

Mt Tabor Extended Family Photography: The S Family

What a special session! The S family was gathering for the first time since before the pandemic. Laura and Chris’s children live on opposite sides of the country, and they’d had a baby. This was the first time for everyone to meet the new toddler and the...
Forest Family Photography: The K Family

Forest Family Photography: The K Family

This family is small, but mighty. Lots and lots of personality–which makes for such a fun session!  I met up with the K family in this fabulous gem of park. It’s nestled within a neighborhood, and boasts a lovely forested section, as well as a pond and...