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D’Angelo and The Vanguard brings the funk to the Crystal Ballroom

The most anticipated show of the summer finally came as D’Angelo and his new band The Vanguard blew the roof off the Crystal Ballroom. It’s been 15 years since D’Angelo performed in Portland. It was 2000 and he was touring promoting the album Voodoo. I was at that show at the Schnitzer with my friend […]

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A Day in the Columbia River Gorge and More

It’s been a while since I’ve updated my blog. I’ve been doing more video editing than taking photos lately. Yesterday I decided to change that. After a super busy weekend, I sent a text to my photography mentor and asked if he was going to take photos that day.¬†We decided to go to Multnomah Falls […]

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Trombone Shorty & Galactic Brings New Orleans Funk to Oregon Zoo

For the third year in a row, Trombone Shorty has performed for The Oregon Zoo’s summer concert series. And I have been to all three shows. The first was with pedal steel guitarist Robert Randolph. I forgot the name of the band that opened for him last year. And this year, the group Galactic opened […]

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Cathedral Park Mini Sessions

Took advantage of the only good day of weather we had this week to do some mini sessions at Cathedral Park. Last time I took photos of Adrienne, she was 5 months pregnant with her son. Now he’s almost 2. He loves Karate which is why he has the sticks in his hand. ūüôā¬†

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High Quality Edited Videos for Instagram

  I’ve posted one video to Instagram and that was via the Flipagram app. But haven’t used it in a few months. Yesterday I decided to google how to create and export videos from Final Cut Pro (I’m still using version 6, seriously need to upgrade!!). I found a blog post¬†explaining how to add edited […]

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The Family Dinner-Portland-It’s A Family Affair

The Family Dinner arrived in Portland where 100 professionals came together for food, fun and fellowship at Quartet Restaurant. Check out the photos from the event here. To check to see the next dinner scheduled for your city, check out The Family Dinner’s website. The next dinner in Portland will be August 2nd.

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2013: Music, Tours and Bands

Looking back at 2013, I got a chance to photograph lots of great local talent from Chris Lay, Farnell Newton¬†and Juno What?!. I have a few friends that play with¬†The Blind Boys of Alabama¬†that performed at Mississippi Studios. Two highlights for me was flying down to Oakland to work with the band Legally Blynd. It […]