Category Archives: Portrait

My first impression of Gabi was the quite, seemingly shy lady who came to the pre-consultation. She talked about her art and wanting photo’s of herself with her drawing pad. At my prompting, she showed me the style of pictures she liked. I figured it would take me a bit of work to pull her […]

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It was a beautiful Saturday afternoon, perfect for a photo shoot. But in true Oregon fashion, it started raining 10 minutes before the session. Despite the rain, Portland did not disappoint as a backdrop for Destiny’s senior pictures. I first met Destiny a few years ago while her mother and I were in grad school […]

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I first met Gabi during her pre-consultation. I discovered during this meeting that she has the opportunity to graduate high school early. She struck me as not only smart but sweet and artistic as well. Gabi wants to be a tattoo artist. As an artist, she felt tattoos would be a way to make a living […]

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When I was a kid around this time every year my mom would drag us all out for the annual Christmas card photo. And every year we’d end up fighting and grumpy. When I had my own family I would do the same thing, with the same results. Trying to take family photos with a […]

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A few months ago I ran across a photo on Pinterest that captured my attention. It was a shot of a young girl in a white muslin dress, standing in a dark forest holding a lantern that could have had a fairy inside. It was so pretty I immediately wanted to recreate it. I sent the […]

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