Hailey | Tualitan High School

Hailey might call herself urban and trendy, but this Tualitan High School senior  is a country girl at heart.  In fact, she’s a big country music fan and and her parents own the Baggenstos Farm in Sherwood, which is famous for it s pumpkin patch and 5-acre corn maze. So, when it came time to deciding where to…

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A cute marmot eating lunch in a meadow at Mount Rainier National Park.

Mount Rainier National Park

Standing more than 14,000 feet above sea level, Mount Rainier is an active volcano and the most most glaciated peak on the continent.  Six major rivers begin on its slopes.  It is surrounded by meadows and ancient forests and is teaming with wildlife. But, on this rainy August weekend, she all but refused to show her…

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Paradise Park

I had one goal this summer: to complete the Timberline Trail. And at the end of our hike, Mountain Hood treated us with a spectacular light show as the setting sun kissed her western face. You can click on these images to see larger versions.  Also, a reminder that if you like any of these…

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Carly | Sunset High School

Carly, a senior at Portland’s Sunset High School is a self described “girly girl and she was determined to have her senior portraits taken in a beautiful field of flowers.  When Carly called me she was charming and adventurous, with a contagious laugh, and full of talk about lace, sun dresses, skater skirts, and crop tops.

Photograph of Waldo Lake at dawn in Central Oregon.

Waldo Lake

Those of you who have spent time with me know that I’m a big fan of Oregon’s Waldo Lake – our second largest lake and one of the three purest water bodies in the entire world. It’s a pretty spectacular place, bordered on one side by designated Wilderness, but with many of the forests surrounding…

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Beavercreek Farm Family Portraits

Shari and Justin are good friends of mine from law school. (Yep, you heard that right. I’m  a recovering lawyer — they say acceptance is the first step toward recovery, right?). Be sure to click on the images below to see larger versions.  If you would like more information about family portrait sessions with Brian…

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