Picture of Glencoe High School senior girl with senior portrait in a black and white plaid shirt.

Claire | Glencoe High School

Glencoe High School’s Claire is a senior who is classy, confident, and complex. “My personality is full of contradictions,” she says. “I’m shy, but I like to stand out. I tend to be a leader, to push shyness away when there is a task to get done. I’m curious and adventurous, but I am incredibly conscience of the negative outcomes my explorations could have.” “I have an eclectic style. I love classic looking clothes but I also enjoy very modern and original looks. My casual clothes are dressier than most,” says Claire. And she is already wise beyond her years and committed to making the world a better place. “What really forms my personality,” she says, “are my morals.” “I do my best to always have a positive impact on those around me—from smiling to passers by, to complimenting people who look down, to helping people.“

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Headshot portrait of a senior girl taken for the Sunset High School yearbook at Horsetail waterfall in the Columbia Gorge.

Madelyne | Sunset High School

Sunset High School senior Madelyne (her friends call her Maddy) describes herself as adventurous, ambitious, and passionate leader who loves “hiking, camping, and exploring, especially at all of the beautiful waterfalls in the area.” So, when it came time to create her once-in-a-lifetime senior portraits, we set out for an adventure amongst the waterfalls of…

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Family portrait of two sisters and their dog with girls wearing dresses near the Sandy River with Mount Hood in fall.

Two Sisters, their Dog and a Mountain

Photographing Quinn, Sela, and their beautiful dog Bruno has become an annual event that I look forward to every year! There’s nothing more fun than photographing this family near their Mount Hood area cabin in the fall! (Click on the images below to see larger versions.) Are you interested in getting out and capturing some…

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Portrait of the ring bearer in Scottish Kilt at wedding at the Castaway in Portland, Oregon.

Castaway Wedding

Janse and Jessica have been best friends for a very long time, and their eclectic interests certainly shone through on their wedding day at the Castaway in downtown Portland, Oregon.  The bridesmaids were dressed to the nines in classy red dresses. And the Groomsmen were not to be outdone in their Green Scottish kilts complete…

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Sandy High School Senior boy sitting on rocks along Sandy River, Oregon.

Dylan – Sandy High School

Meet Dylan, a Senior at Sandy High School who I recently got to know during a senior portrait session along Oregon’s Sandy River. Dylan is looking forward to finishing up his senior year and then heading to college where he plans to pursue a degree in computer engineering. Click here to learn more about High…

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Snapshots in Time

My fascination with cameras has never been just with their ability to freeze snapshots in time. Rather, the reason I love photography is because it allows me to grab hold of a moment, to make a memory tangible, and then hang it on the wall so that I can cherish it forever. These past few months…

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