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Feb 08 2012

Portland Food Photography | Visiting Local Businesses for Perka!

I always welcome an excuse to check out Portland businesses that I haven’t tried, so this photoshoot was an especially cool one to book: Perka is a Portland-based company that’s designed a very cool smartphone app, so local businesses can toss out their old-school punch cards, and easily reward their regulars with perks! When Perka […]

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Feb 03 2012

Portland Web Design | Portland Geek Council of Commerce & Culture

I can safely say that my involvement with the PGC3 was sparked by my passion for web design and making things look awesome online: basically, while working with my noble compatriot Kenna of GeekPortland on fancying up her Portland geek events calendar, I took a peek at the Portland Geek Council of Commerce and Culture’s […]

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Jan 26 2012

Portland Event Photographer | 2012 West Coast Beard and Mustache Championships

Sometimes, I photograph an event that’s so very unusual and distinctive that I can’t imagine it not taking place in Portland. Last Saturday was one of those: I covered the 2012 West Coast Beard and Mustache Championships at the Crystal Ballroom, and the sheer magnitude of facial coifs was completely off the charts! There were […]

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Dec 14 2011

Portland fashion photographer – Fresh Tangerine Holiday Collection

Working with a fantastic team is critical to awesome fashion photography, and having gorgeous jewelry to highlight certainly helps! I had the pleasure of reuniting with Kimberlee of Fresh Tangerine, to shoot and also design a lookbook for her Holiday 2011 collection, with some super-talented ladies lending their style expertise! She’s been inspired to create […]

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Dec 07 2011

Portland Food Photographer | Shoot First, Eat Later: Kure Juice Bar

As a Portland food enthusiast and photographer, I’m always looking for good, local eats, and as an athletically-inclined lady, it’s a huge bonus if those eats are also healthy. When I heard about Kure Juice Bar from my friends over at Sprout, I was definitely into their mission of slinging healthy and tasty smoothies and […]

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Nov 28 2011

Portland fashion photography | First Friday returns for the holidays!

First Friday is back at Upswept Creative, with a special holiday edition! We had a fun evening at my October First Friday open studio event, so we’re doing it again! This time, we’re kicking off the holidays featuring several fantastic Portland creatives: new jewelry from the Fresh Tangerine Holiday 2011 collection collaborative holiday arrangements by […]

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Nov 22 2011

Portland web design | WordPress web design | A little guide to Twitter shorthand

They say social networking is becoming more and more important when it comes to sharing your brand, but it’s not always obvious how you’d actually, y’know, go about doing that. Not to mention, it can be tough to say what you want to say in 140 characters or less. Fortunately, the shared Internet brain has […]

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