Tag Archive: shelby brakken photography

PETER + COURTNEY + 1. {ASHLAND}

A few weeks ago, these {one+one=three} flew me to Ashland to document the final days of the belly. Peter was one of the first friends I met when I moved to Portland over ten… Continue reading

LAUREN+NATE. {MARRIED IN PORTLAND!}

On the day that Lauren and Nate were married, it rained. But it was just a sprinkle of luck, and then it stopped. And the bride and groom put away their umbrella and… Continue reading

JULIE +TOM. {MARRIED IN HOOD RIVER}.

Julie and Tom were married on a day in June in an orchard in the hills above the town of Hood River. The Columbia River shone in the distance; Mt Hood glistened bright… Continue reading

JOSEPHINE FRANCES. {PORTLAND}.

making the decision to have a child is momentous. it is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body. +elizabeth stone When I photographed Josephine, she was only… Continue reading

DEBBIE + ZAYCE. {MARRIED IN SEATTLE}

I met Debbie in high school. I have so many memories of her and I: in Seattle, in cars, in guatemalan skirts, in the grass at outdoor concerts. And then we grew up… Continue reading

THE CHANG FAMILY. {PORTLAND}

On the day that I hung out with these four, the sun was out, and in their beautiful garden, the light streamed in through the trees. The coy swam in circles around their… Continue reading

THE MILLIMAN FAMILY. {PORTLAND}

I have known Rebecca since we were little–we met at some point in Elementary School and then spent our days together doing laps at the Queen Anne Pool, in our speedos and light… Continue reading

The Valerio Family. {Korea}

While I was in Korea, I photographed this radiant little family. These four (similar to the other family that I photographed while I was in Asia) are also teachers and adventurers, and they have explored… Continue reading

Eva & Maia. {Korea}

Last July, Eva and Maia moved to Seoul with their mom and dad. Now they live in an apartment in the Bokjandong neighborhood and they walk to school together everyday–sometimes with their hair… Continue reading

The Almeter Family. {Portland}

There was light on the morning that I met this little 3 + 1-on-the-way family. There were pink petals on the sidewalk outside their house and their home was filled with sun-rays and… Continue reading