Big changes at AVP

Most of you know that I moved out of my studio in SE Portland in December.  I jumped on another opportunity recently toView full post »

Amy’s top 8 senior portrait shooting locations around Portland, Oregon

The question I’m asked the most as Summer approaches is, “Where should we shoot?” After ten years ofView full post »


Taking the title of Most Beguiling Babe for the SECOND time, here’s Quay.  She’s 10 years old.  She’View full post »

Alexis’s first portrait session

Meet Alexis, little sister to Jackson and Zachary.View full post »

My top 20 favorite moments from Beguiling Babes 2015

The Beguiling Babes contest is a fundraiser we do every year for a local charity.  This year we raised more than $800View full post »

Class of 2016 Signup Event

Join us at Hattie’s Sweet Shop on April 4th for the AVP Senior Model Signup Event! Hear a quick presentation aboutView full post »

The Parent’s Guide to the AVP Senior Model Program

The AVP Senior Model program has so many details that I thought I’d finally build a guide for parents to see anView full post »

What to wear for your senior portraits – the FREE GUIDE

Feel beautiful in your portraits because you’re comfortable and confident. Here’s the guide that will helpView full post »

The Shine 2015 Fashion Show for “I Have a Dream, Oregon”

Success!  The AVP Senior Models raised almost $2,000 for the kids at “I Have a Dream, Oregon” at this yearView full post »

THEY SHINE – an event at the AVP studio

On October 10, 2014, AVP Senior Models and “Dreamers” from the “I Have a Dream, Oregon” programView full post »

Insanity Gift Card Discount – Black Friday Weekend

It’s Black Friday Weekend!  I know you have a lot to do so I’ll keep this simple.  When you purchase aView full post »

Samantha’s Holiday Portrait Session

This is how we do it at AVP …. lots of giggles and goofing off with just a little bit of sparkle added for someView full post »


Throughout the month of October my Class of 2015 Senior Models came to the studio for the “AVP Wig-Out”.  View full post »

Hattie’s Sweet Shop

While shooting a fashion shoot for Switch Shoes and Clothing, I met Tricia.  Tricia is the owner of Hattie’sView full post »


Throughout the month of November, bring the kids to the AVP studio for magic and sparkle!  I’ll have treats forView full post »

Marina – Growing Up

It’s not even been six months since I’ve seen Marina last, but during that time she has gone from having aView full post »


The AVP outdoor portrait sessions are back!  One of the most beautiful Autumns that I can remember deserves a specialView full post »

Kyra & Tyson

I’ve photographed Kyra several times but her little brother Tyson got in on the action today.  And, it justView full post »


Katrina came to the studio recently for some fresh images for her modeling portfolio.  Here are some of my favoritesView full post »

Cash & Polly – Behind the Scenes

Cash & Polly came by the studio today with their Halloween costumes to model for the upcoming Little Goblins partyView full post »


Shooting for Switch is so fun!  They have such unique and colorful clothing and shoes, it always makes for some highView full post »


Clothing from Mabel & Zora as well as some gems from our model’s personal collection were photographed aView full post »

Nicole – A Senior Portrait Session at Cathedral Park

Nicole wanted a natural park setting for her pics, and it was a perfect day to shoot at Cathedral Park.  My favoriteView full post »