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Abbie’s senior photos on the St Johns Bridge in Portland

Portland Senior Photos on the St Johns Bridge

Abbie asked if we could take some of her senior photos on the St Johns Bridge, and we thought that was a great idea.  Actually, it turned out to be rather challenging, with all of the very loud traffic rushing by, just inches from our elbows.  But we did it!  And those classic arches in the background of her senior pictures were worth the walk.

Portland Cathedral Park senior photos

Sunset High School Senior Photos

As we walked around Portland’s Cathedral Park for her senior photo session, we talked about the things Abbie is passionate about.  This cheerleader at Sunset High School loves being in front of the crowds, and also adventuring with her friends and family.  Here’s some of what she told su

 

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Sunset High School Cheerleader

“I’m a cheerleader, specifically a flyer, so I’m the one that gets tossed in the air. I’ve been doing cheer for now 3 years, and won an all american award at my cheer camp last year. I love football and basketball games, being in front of a crowd doing what I love is amazing!”⁠

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Favorite Hobbies?

“Hanging out with my friends is definitely my favorite, we go on a lot of adventures, just recently we went to Hagg Lake. But also trying out new food places.”

 

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Any Recent Travel?

“I went to Hawaii a couple years ago and experiencing the culture was truly life changing. Hawaii is the most amazing place I’ve ever been!”

Portland Cathedral Park senior photo

Portland Senior Photos at Cathedral Park

Whie we were taking Abbie’s senior pictures in Portland’s Cathedral Park, we came across this funky car in a parking lot next to the bridge. We couldn’t pass it up for a photo op.

Are you ready for your senior photos in Portland? Give us a call at Fritz Photo! We’re ready for you.

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Sherwood High School Senior Photos

Morgan is a senior at Sherwood High School this year, and in spite of the pandemic she has a great attitude!  We had such a beautiful evening photographing her senior photos at the local wildlife refuge, right at the Golden Hour.  It was perfect.  And she’s a pretty amazing young lady.  Read on to find out more….

A Senior with a Heart as Big as Her Smile

I asked Morgan what her biggest hopes and dreams are.  In addition to going to college after high school, she said, “My biggest dream is to find a career I love that will have a big impact on the ‘disabled’ community.”  How beautiful is that?

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A Few of Her Favorite Things

“I have been a Varsity swimmer every year of high school. I love the team and the competitiveness of the sport.”

“I play piano and I really enjoy it because of how calming it is.”

“I also really enjoy reading, hanging out with friends, and traveling.”

 

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Congratulations to the Class of 2021!

It’ll be a challenging year for the Class of 2021, but we know you can find a way to thrive.  Especially if you have a heart and a smile like Morgan!

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Senior Photos at our NW Portland Studio

Yvie is a senior at Oregon City High School, and it was a real treat to photograph her senior portraits.  Yvie likes to read and paint, and loves theater, so we had a lot to talk about….

There are so many beautiful locations to photograph senior pictures around our Northwest Portland photo studio.  We walked and talked between locations and outfit changes, and had a great time. 

 

Professional Hair and Makeup Too!

Did you know that in addition to award-winning portrait photography, we also offer professional hair and makeup for our clients?  Before we stepped out to photograph, Yvie took advantage of our professional hair and makeup services at the photo studio.  Our artists are prepped and ready with Covid-safe work practices.  They’re also super friendly, so everyone had a great time!  I think Yvie really enjoyed a little pampering prior to her senior photos.

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Whether you’re in Portland, Beaverton, Tigard, Lake Oswego, West Linn, or Vancouver, we’re ready for your senior photo session in Portland!  We know all the best locations, and our hair and makeup stylists truly are the best.  Contact us today to schedule your senior portrait shoot!

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Hailey’s Senior Portraits

I spent a beautiful summer Saturday morning photographing Hailey’s senior photos in Portland!  We started out in Southeast Portland photographing her among some amazing mural art and graffiti.  She’d asked if we could start there, and I knew where a concentration of colorful artwork was located, so we had fun photographing her among some beautiful and crazy scenery.

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Senior Photos at the Portland Rose Garden

Next we headed up town and photographed more senior photos at the Portland Rose Gardens. It’s a beautiful location, and even though it’s popular and crowded, I know the best spots for portrait photography. We had a great time talking about her love of sports and her time at Vancouver’s Fort Vancouver High School.  (Incidentally, my dad went to school there!)

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Class of 2021

I had so much fun photographing Hailey’s senior photos.  This is going to be an odd and challenging year for high school seniors, but they’re going to make it.  And if they have attitudes as good as Hailey’s they’re going to be just fine.  Congratulations, Hailey!

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Real Family Photos…

When Sara asked me to take her family photos, she had some ulterior motives.  She recently started a coaching practice for moms, and in addition to traditional family photos, she wanted some images she could use for her business.  So she orchestrated some, well, realistic scenarios for the camera.  I thought it was hilarious, and so did her boys.

Hillsboro family photos in the woods

Family Portraits on the Farm

Tim and Sara live on several acres outside of Beaverton, and we utilized their property for their portrait session.  What a beautiful setting for family photos!  The only thing we didn’t include were the chickens….

This Family Likes to Have Fun!

I love it when we get to capture the ‘flavor’ of a family in their family portrait session. In addition to some classic family portraits, we also let the kids goof around a bit and be themselves. And there was silly string for a finale! It’s a great portrait of a family that loves to laugh together.

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Rhiannon is a senior at Franklin High School, in Portland.  We had so much fun photographing her senior portraits at Mt Tabor Park in SE Portland.  She’s a musician, and brought her beautiful cello along for the senior portrait session.  

We asked her a little about her life, and here’s what she told us:

Tell us about your life in music:

I play the cello with Concert Orchestra in the Metropolitan Youth Symphony. I love being able to relay how I feel and tell a story through music, which is why I’ve been playing for over seven years.

How about athletics?

I do weight training in my own time and love when I beat my personal record and can lift more, it’s a great feeling.

What are you most excited about in your senior year?

I’m exited to graduate and look back at how much I’ve changed and matured through high school.

What are your favorite hobbies?

I love to draw as well as write creative stories. I also enjoy exercising as well as baking everything imaginable.

What are you planning to do after high school graduation?

After high school graduation, I want to go to college and pursue a medical career while playing cello in my college orchestra.

What are your biggest hopes and dreams?

I want to become a doctor, or a PA, and dedicate my life to helping others. Rhiannon, thank you for the privilege of photographing your senior photos!  

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Love in the Time of Covid-19

Ezy and Kevin decided that a worldwide pandemic wasn’t going to stop them getting married, so they turned their large church-wedding into a small backyard wedding at a family property.  And even with all the precautions in place, it was beautiful!

It was really interesting getting to chat with the bride’s hair and makeup artist, Blossom and Beauty, and learning how her business has had to change to ensure client safety during a pandemic, including using gloves, mask, face shield, and disinfectants.  She still did a great job!

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Pandemic Precautions at a Wedding

Thankfully with the use of long lenses and a mask, I was able to stay socially distant for the entire day. The bride and groom scaled down the guest list to just 13 people (with approval from the county) and included the rest of their friends and family through a Zoom call.  But even though the gathering was small, they made time for several meaningful moments, including a traditional Chinese tea ceremony and greeting of their guests with the bride dressed in a beautiful Korean hanbok gown.  Even the rain didn’t dampen their spirits, and we were lucky to find some breaks in the rain to get outside for portraits.

Congratulations, Ezy and Kevin!

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We meet a log of impressive seniors as senior portrait photographers. Lucy was exceptional.  Cross-country runner, team leader of her Search and Rescue team, mountaineering…you name it, this is one tough but compassionate young lady.  

We asked Wilson High School senior Lucy some questions about herself, and here’s what she told us:

 

What are your favorite hobbies?

Search and rescue team, backpacking, hiking, mountaineering and cross-country running.

Any recent travel that was life-changing for you?

Back in the summer between sophomore and junior year I went trekking through Peru for 21 days.

What are you most excited about in your senior year?

Being a Team Leader for my Search and Rescue team. What are you planning to do after high school graduation?

I’m going to nursing school…. porltand senior portrait photograher

What are your biggest hopes and dreams?

I’m going to college to study nursing with the hopes of becoming a ER Nurse.

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Riverdale High School senior Lillian joined us at Jenkins Estate in Beaverton for her senior photos.  Perfect time of year for senior pictures, as the flowers and leaves were so colorful.  We asked Lillian a little about her life as a high school senior, and here’s what she shared with us…

Why did you choose FritzPhoto for your senior photos?

I had a friend from Riverdale recommend FritzPhoto to me. Also, you have great reviews, and my friends enjoyed working with you.

Do you play any sports?

I do not play any sports, but I am a runner!

Do you play any musical instruments?

I play violin, and I have taken lessons for many years.

What are your favorite hobbies?

Some of my favorite hobbies include running, hiking, painting, drawing, reading, and biking.

Any recent travel that was life-changing for you?

I went to London and Paris my freshman year of high school and loved it. I also went to Loreto, Mexico last year. Traveling out of the country has made me interested in other cultures, and I plan on studying abroad in college.

What are you most excited about in your senior year?

I am most excited about graduating! I am excited to try new classes and gain more independence, though.

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What are you planning to do after high school graduation?

I plan on going to a four year university after high school to get my bachelor’s degree. I am interested in psychology, art, and nursing. I have a lot of different interests, but I want to explore all of them to see which one is best for me.

What are your biggest hopes and dreams?

I hope to study abroad or travel to multiple countries in college. I want to see the world instead of being in just one place. I want to graduate college and go to graduate school or medical school. Also, I hope to learn how to improve my painting and drawing skills even more.

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Chloe and her mom joined us at Jenkins Estate to take her senior photos.  This creative senior from Aloha High School is smart and funny!  We love that her dream is to be a role model, just like her choir teacher has been a role model for her.  Read on to learn more!

What are your favorite hobbies?

I love choir and am in 3 choirs at the moment, it plays a big role in my life. I also like writing poetry and songs and I enjoy just going out with friends.

What are you most excited about in your senior year?

I’m very excited for all of my lasts, like last dances and last games and graduation and such.

What are you planning to do after high school graduation?

After Graduation I plan on going to college to study music education and psychology.

What are your biggest hopes and dreams?

I really hope to be like my choir teacher, she’s a big role model in my life because not only is she a choir teacher but she also makes great relationships with her students in and outside of the classroom. I also hope to spend a year abroad and traveling and learning about the world and people around me.

Ready to schedule your high school senior photos in Aloha, Beaverton, or Hillsboro?  Contact Fritz Photo today!

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Senior class of 2020 photo

The senior class of 2020 is having a challenging year. Thankfully Ashley already had all of her credits completed at David Douglas High School before school buildings were closed, and is coasting to completion of her senior year!

We had a lot of fun photographing Ashley’s senior photos in Beaverton, on a sunny spring day.  And yes, even with the current situation, we are able to safely take senior portraits.  

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Adia’s Senior Photos in Portland

Even though Adia attends W.F. West High School in Chehalis, Washington, she was happy to drive an hour and a half to have us create her senior portraits. And we were pretty happy, too, to photograph this beautiful young lady! w f west high school senior portraits portland oregon

Do you play any sports?

“I am on the girls varsity wrestling team. I received my letter as a first-time wrestler. I’m excited for my last season of wrestling.”

And she’s musical, too!

I was in band from sixth grade to sophomore year and I continue to practice the clarinet.

What are you planning to do after high school graduation?

“I am planning to go to a four year university in Washington state in the medical field.”

What are your biggest hopes and dreams?

“To feel happy and fulfilled.” senior portraits portland oregon photographer

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