Sunset High School SeniorGirl at Cathedral Park in Portland Oregon - Iconic Bridge

Charly | Sunset High School

Sunset High School Senior Charlotte (better known as Charly) is one of four kids in her family. And she’s the third sibling that I have had the privilege of photographing. Charly wanted something different from her older sister Maddy’s senior portraits. We photographed Maddy in the Columbia River Gorge with waterfalls, moss, and dark stone…

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Holiday Card Portrait with Elf Pajamas - Girl Hugging Dog

Holiday Card Portraits

This family of three was feeling a bit elfish this holiday season, hence the matching pajamas. I helped them create this adorable set images to show off their family’s playful sense of style in their annual Christmas Cards. Even the dog got involved! Gracie was a bit reluctant, but she played along because she loves…

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Pet Portrait of Border Collie Dog in Mount Hood National Forest Oregon

Mittens | Border Collie Love

I am the proud owner of a border collie mix rescue dog. And I just can’t resist offering up a bit of border collie love on my blog. Her name is Mittens, after her four white paws. She is an a very active herding dog. And when I say active, I mean she actively herds…

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Clackamas High School Senior in Columbia River Gorge with Suit by Waterfall and Rock Wall

Diego | Clackamas High School

Clackamas High School’s Diego was super excited for his senior portrait adventure in Oregon’s Columbia River Gorge. He enjoys planning and leading family outings into the outdoors and the waterfalls in the Gorge made a perfect backdrop for his senior pictures. Diego describes his style as casual, trendy, sporty. So he chose a range of…

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Victorian Gothic

It’s always inspirational to work with professional makeup artist Sasha Steifel, who merged gothic and victorian era elements into this creative portrait collaboration. Our model, Abby, was incrediby patient, as her hair needed to be wrapped around a ball of stryofoam to hold it in place. A gold hair piece, white powder to give an…

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Emma | Milwaukie Academy of the Arts

When it came to planning her senior portaits, Milwaukie Academy of the Arts senior, Emma, was clear about one thing: “I kind of want my senior photos to be cool, like not a basic senior photo where your laying in a field with flowers, I want something I can look back on when I’m older…

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Elementary School Portraits

I had the opportunity this year to help an elementary school family with school picture retakes of their two children. The parents were not happy with the results of the natural light photography of the traditional school photographer. So, I was able to step in and help them with some well-lit images of the two siblings (a boy and a girl).  The images show beautiful catchlights in the eyes, while still retaining a balanced, natural, and outdoor feel that the parents were seeking. School pictures aren’t just for high school seniors!  If you want beautiful portraits of your children to document their school year or their current age, I can help!  Don’t miss this opportunity to capture beautiful images of this unique period in your child’s life.

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Max | Lakeridge High School

Lakeridge High School senior, Max. had a confession: “My mom wants me to get senior pictures so she can remember what I look like when I go to college.” They both like GQ poses, and wanted to find some backgrounds for Max’s high school senior portraits that featured some “interesting textural elements.” And so after…

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Lauren | Valley Catholic High School

Lauren is not just a senior, she’s a star Valley Catholic High School. In her senior year. She’s the pitcher for the school’s softball team, captain of her basketball team, and fourth year team manager for the football team. But her senior year schedule just wasn’t busy enough, so she’s also the student body treasurer,…

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