People Photography

On the Road…

Jyo and I started our road trip, together in the same car this time, leaving from Saint Helens to meet up with one of her dearest friends in Tahoe, California. It was a short trip with only one overnight (thanks KOA…again) but we managed to squeeze in a visit to an old church by the side of the road that just begged to be photographed. A junk of abandoned highway nearby provided some needed leg stretching for Jyo. Tahoe was lovely by the way. I never actually photographed the beautiful water of the lake but had a wonderful time photographing Jyo’s reunion with her soul sister. Or…should I say…soul sisters…? 😉


Denise…

While taking some time to enjoy Phoenix during our road trip, we paused for a quick headshot session
for a dear friend.


On the road…

Rock Springs, Wyoming.

With two cars and lots of stuff, we still needed to take it easy camping-wise until we were united into a single car. KOAs fit the bill nicely. They’re everywhere, they’re cheap, they’re clean and literally everyone I’ve met in one is friendly as hell.
My favorite one is in Rock Springs, Wyoming. I’ve been there multiple times now and every time I feel like I’m getting this giant bonus added to my campsite. While one side of the camp very typically faces the highway, the other faces these wonderful Wyoming bluffs that offer one of the best sunset views anywhere. Such a pleasure to share this with my Jyo.

Onto Craters of the Moon next.


On the road…

I took a break after Utah, to rest and prepare for the next part of my road trip…meeting Jyo in Kansas to make the drive with her, caravan style, back to Oregon. I met her in Lawrence, where she was visiting with her sister and her family, having just completed the first leg of HER journey from Virginia. After over a month apart, it was so wonderful so see Jyo again and to begin our adventures together. We spent a few days there and were even able to see her niece in a school production of Much Ado About Nothing before we hit the road again. It was the first live theater I’ve seen in over a year and those kids put on one hell of show. Masks and all…they made it all work and they made it all fun.

Next up…on the road…together finally…from Kansas to Oregon.


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Naomi and Anne Marie…

Sometimes you get to photograph dear friends. And sometimes, you get to photograph dear friends to help their small businesses. Both of these things make me very, very happy. My last official photoshoot before I move to Oregon next week, and I’m so thrilled to go out with love and wonderful photographs of  Naomi Beck and Anne Marie Vincent on a perfect spring morning.


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In the artist’s studio: Sharon Shapiro….


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Anya…


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Eamon in the studio today…

Always quietly so happy when a friend asks me to photograph them.


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A 10 Year Anniversary for Aly and Zach…

Aly and Zach asked me to photograph them in front of Charlottesville landmark, The Paramount Theater, and their wedding venue, 10 years ago.
There’s always time for love…

 


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Deborah…


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Headshots for Isabella…


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15 Minute Portrait…


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Jason…


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Holiday Photos for Dear Friends…


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Granger’s Senior Photoshoot…

 


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When Joe drops by, he brings a friend…


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In the Studio…


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Miranda…


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Projections…


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Bella and Ben…


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Kaitlin…


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Studio Shoot…


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Rylan…


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Under Glass…