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Branding designer in the Portland Mercury

Portland branding designer - Portland fashion photographer - Sarah Giffrow of Upswept Creative
May 23 2014

Branding designer in the Portland Mercury

Upswept Creative was profiled by the Portland Mercury earlier this week, and we couldn’t be more flattered!  Take a look at their write-up, and get a peek behind-the-scenes at Upswept–the article hints at some changes that we’ll be telling you about soon. And, branding designer ninja and Benevolent Overlord Sarah even makes a rare appearance in front […]

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May 16 2014

Mag-Big at The Portland Mercury’s Open Season

The Portland Mercury’s Open Season series of fashion runway shows made the perfect excuse to check in on some of Portland’s upcoming fashions for 2014. I stopped by Mississippi Studios earlier this week to scope out the new house line from Mag-Big. I’ve been a big fan of Cassie Ridgway and Mag-Big since the early days of her […]

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Apr 09 2014

Fashion photography for Clair Vintage Inspired Spring/Summer 2014

There are some clients that make us stop and think, “Is this REALLY my job? It’s too good to be true!”. Alyson Clair, from Clair Vintage Inspired, is one of them. We recently had the pleasure of collaborating with her on her Spring/ Summer 2014 collection lookbook. Alyson creates garments for a wide range of body […]

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Feb 19 2014

Branding design for the WedBrilliant web site

Branding for the wedding industry isn’t exactly new territory for us at Upswept. In my earlier days as a photographer, I photographed quite a few weddings, so I got a taste of the industry, worked some vendor events, encountered more than a few wedding brands and pinboards, and learned just how much planning, energy, and sentiment […]

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Jan 28 2014

Photography at Portland’s Chocolate Fest

I recently toured Portland’s Chocolate Fest, and took photos during their Friday Opening Night Premiere Party. The Convention Center was buzzing with activity, and it was awesome getting to meet both established and new chocolatiers, bakers, and winemakers–and that’s not to mention sampling and photographing their delicious treats! There were too many wonderful photos and […]

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Jan 23 2014

Photo Shoot with Portland Men’s Roller Derby

Team Upswept recently tackled the not-to-be-trifled-with task of shooting a 12-month calendar: we were brought in by Portland’s very own men’s (yes, men!) roller derby all-star travel team, the Bridgetown Menace, to collaborate with them on their 2014 fundraiser. Each page stars a member of their skating roster, and the guys brought their beards, biceps, and […]

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Jan 08 2014

Is Your Old Branding Design Right for a New Year?

We’re just a few days into 2014, and you’re probably dreaming up some grand designs for what you want to accomplish in the new year. It’s a time for changes, but while you’re thinking of new ideas, you might want to take a look at your brand. Does your branding fit where you’re going, or […]

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Dec 31 2013

Looking back at 2013! Upswept Creative’s Year in Review

It’s been a memorable year in a lot of ways! It feels like it’d be near-impossible to mention all of it, but we’ve had some fun, made a lot of pretty, and made some memories. In with the New in Old Town We opened 2013 settling into our new space on NW Couch St. in […]

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Dec 11 2013

Fashion photographer for Portland Hairstylists Studio Luxe

Being a Portland fashion photographer isn’t just about clothes: it takes a team of experts to take a look from being “just clothes” to simply amazing. The awesome stylists at Studio Luxe Hair & Skin Spa in Portland know just how much goes into making the perfect look–they give real people wonderful new looks every […]

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Nov 21 2013

Doing It!: Little Boxes

We love seeing people grow and prosper, so every so often, we’ll highlight people who inspire us. We couldn’t be more excited to kick off our Doing It! series with Portland’s independent shopping movement, Little Boxes. Little Boxes is Portland’s response to Black Friday: instead of braving the big-box mega-stores, Little Boxes unites local, independent […]

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