Mom and Mia

Mia is moving! Her mom has a new job in California, which means that this was Mia’s last visit to Maplewood elementary school in Portland. But, what could have been a sad and sentimental goodbye quickly turned into a super-fun “mom and me” session complete with hula hoops, cool shoes, fun backgrounds, and lots of…

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Wall Art

Say what you will about online photo sharing, there’s just NO SUBSTITUTE for a professionally printed photograph, especially when we’re talking about high school senior and family portraits! Especially those big beautiful pieces of art that you can touch and feel and display on your wall! Here’s a snapshot of a 16″x 24″ canvas that…

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Jennifer and Charlie

It’s the same story that you hear about in fairy tales and romance novels and during family bedtime stories: two people meet randomly, start talking, fall in love. Only for Jennifer and Charlie, the story happens to be true! One evening they met by happenstance at a restaurant near Esther Short Park in Vancouver, Washington.…

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Winter Wonderland

Where does time go? Spring has sprung and I’m just now getting around to posting these “winter wonderland” styled shoot fashion images from last month! From scouting the perfect locations to selecting props and clothing to the technical lighting details, this portrait session was A LOT of work, but I hope you agree the results…

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Photograph of a glass ceiling in the Belagio Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Lost in Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada is perhaps a microcosm for just about everything that’s wrong with American society. Suffice it to say, I’m not really a big fan But, that town’s got some darn good food (Gordon Ramsey’s BURGR restaurant on the Las Vegas Strip is an incredible dining experience!) And, if you’re a fine art or…

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Pup Creek Falls

Pup Creek Falls is a hidden treasure  in the Clackamas River Basin. About 4 miles down the Clackamas River Trail, just outside of Estacada, Oregon, this 100 foot waterfall is nestled in a narrow grotto among the ferns and miss covered cliffs.