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...
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...
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...
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...
Portland Senior Photography on the Eastbank Esplanade

Portland Senior Photography on the Eastbank Esplanade

Kate and I had a great time at her Senior Portrait Photography session on Portland’s Eastbank Esplanade. We met near OMSI and wandered around. There are tons of great textures and backgrounds there for a nice mix of images. We even walked up to the iconic...
Hillsboro Senior Photography

Hillsboro Senior Photography

We did a fun senior photography session with Trinity at Amberglen park in Hillsboro! There was a lot of interesting and unique backgrounds around this park–sculpture, stone walls, a pond, a wooden bridge, and a lot of different plant life. As it was October, we...
Portland Senior Photography Downtown

Portland Senior Photography Downtown

This Portland senior photography session was EPIC. A huge part of that was this incredible venue, 45 East, which is an amazing club in Portland with all kinds of great looks. I was all heart-eyes at the whole place; I would have happily photographed there all day...
Dramatic Guitar Portraits

Dramatic Guitar Portraits

OBSESSED!! Grace is a musician and models too. I wanted to practice some dramatic rim lighting with the guitar. They came out perfectly–I am always thrilled when the image in my head actually appears in my camera!
Keller Fountain Photography

Keller Fountain Photography

This session, we focused on movement. The dramatic shapes of Keller Fountain was a perfect backdrop for us. It’s right in downtown Portland and I had never photographed there. The water has been off for awhile but I was glad, so that we could move around easily...
USC College Graduating Senior Photos

USC College Graduating Senior Photos

My little sister finished graduate school at the University of Southern California! We did a few photos after the commencement ceremony. Later that evening, we were near the boardwalk for sunset and the golden light was amaaaaazing. I loved being able to document this...
Creative Portraiture: Books

Creative Portraiture: Books

When I worked with Abbi, she wanted to do some creative photos, not standard boring headshots. I ended up coming up with a whole list of at least ten things involving writing and books, of which maybe two or three made it into the session. Thankfully, she was willing...
Portland Senior Photography: Alexis

Portland Senior Photography: Alexis

Meet my amazing little sister, Alexis! I’ve wanted to do a photo session with her forever, and on a recent visit home, we finally had some time to take pictures together. She played several varsity sports in high school, earned college & AP credits, and was...
NYC Model Portrait Photographer: Chantal

NYC Model Portrait Photographer: Chantal

This weekend I had a second photo shoot, this time with a young model named Chantal. We met in Prospect Park as the sun was going down (which is painfully early nowadays!). Though we didn’t have a lot of time as we raced the light, we got some beautiful...
NYC Model Photographer: Yanni

NYC Model Photographer: Yanni

Since I enjoyed shooting with Joanne, a model, this week I joined Model Mayhem. I’m hoping to build relationships with models and photographers in New York, and more so, to keep taking photos! I’ve got several shoots scheduled for this weekend. First up is...