Category Archive: portland

portland family photographer // the colemans

the seaside shore life // oregon coast

every year, the four of us go to the winter sea and bundle up and chase gulls and drink hotel hot chocolate and kick seaweed and look through viewfinders to try and spot… Continue reading

sauvie island october magic

sauvie island on an october day: ¬†searching for owl pellets, gathering leaves, climbing trees, throwing apples, finding light, chasing snakes, catching frogs, watching the clouds move across the sky…the magic is everywhere.

endings and beginnings.

what we call the beginning is often the end. and to make an end is to make a beginning. the end is where we start from. (t.s. eliot) here is to the end… Continue reading


Last month, Indy and I woke up at 4:45 am to see these balloons launch. It was a strange and wonderful morning, filled with the sounds of inflation and fire. When we got… Continue reading


One night at the Ace. Two Bicycles as transportation. Nine years of marriage. Fifteen years since the day we met. One record player in the room and twelve albums in the drawer. Twenty-three… Continue reading


This lovely pair are getting hitched ¬†at Urban Studio in the spring and I can’t wait to celebrate with them. When we met last week, the day was overcast, the clouds were low… Continue reading


We met at Lee’s Launderette on Lombard. It was a typical day: the clouds were low in the sky and the miniature superheroes were out in full form. Sawyer was supposed to be… Continue reading


I have had a photo crush on Jenny Downer for years. I remember seeing her work for the first time and it left me in awe. I was a bit starstruck the first… Continue reading