Senior portrait photography at Tigard High School

I loved working with Hannah on her senior portraits! She drove all the way from Elgin, Oregon, to work with me, and we had a great time photographing on the Tualatin River.  We took her senior photos in Tigard at Cook Park, on a beautiful sunny morning.

Hannah is an athlete, who loves volleyball!

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It’s senior portrait season–if you have friends that are going to be seniors, send them to us for their senior portraits in Tigard, Beaverton, Portland, Lake Oswego.  We’ll take our time during our senior portrait photo session, creating a wide variety of stunning photos.  Use them in your high school yearbook, in your home, on Facebook and other social media.  You’ll love your photos, we promise!

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Just in time for senior portrait photography season, we have something brand new to offer our clients: 3D Prints!  These are unlike any 3D print you’ve ever seen.  Our local Portland 3D print maker invested in millions of dollars of Italian-made equipment, and many many hours, in order to produce these amazing prints.  When you put one on your wall, it feels like you can put your hand right in to it!

We are exclusively offering these prints to our portrait photography and wedding photography clients in our Portland studio.  Come in and see for yourself the depth and clarity of these beautiful photo prints.  We guarantee that you’ll be amazed.

And just in time for the season of senior portrait photography in Portland, we are offering these prints at a discount.  Come in and check them out!

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Lincoln High School senior portraits

Sarah and I had so much fun photographing her senior portraits around the studio in NW Portland!  There are so many great little spaces for creating awesome senior portraits there.  We love it.

A senior at Lincoln High School, Sarah loves music.  She and her musical ambitions are going places.  What a beautiful young lady! Lincoln High School Portland senior photos Lincoln High School senior photos senior portrait of beautiful girl seated on stairs in Portland, Oregon Lincoln High School senior girl portrait

Looking for the best senior portrait photographer in Portland?  You’ve found them!  At Fritz Photography, we’ve been photographing senior photos since…well, since Fritz was a senior in high school himself!  Check out his award-winning portrait photography at  And contact us today to schedule your senior portrait session while the weather is still beautiful in Portland!

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Sunny senior portrait photo in Beaverton, Oregon

We had the pleasure of photographing Alexandria’s senior senior portrait session, in Beaverton this week.  What a treat!  We walked and talked and photographed at Jenkins Estate, one of our very favorite places for senior portrait photos in Beaverton.

Alexandria is a senior at Sunset High School.  With a passion for writing, she recently had one of her plays produced here in Portland.  She’s impressive on so many levels!


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At the end of our senior photos session in Beaverton, Alexandria put on her ultra-cool sunglasses, and we just had to take one more photo….  We couldn’t pass this up.

Are you ready for your senior portrait photography in Beaverton or Hillsboro?  Contact us today to schedule your senior portrait photography session

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Mt Hood Skibowl Wedding Photography

When we met Chris and Lissa, we were super excited to hear they were getting married at Mt Hood Skibowl.  We’ve wanted to photograph a wedding at this newer Mt Hood wedding venue for a couple years, and were thrilled to be able to do so with such a vibrant couple.

Mt Hood Ski Bowl weddings are a lot of fun, not only because of the view of Mt Hood, the ski lift, and the altitude, but because there’s a lot to do up there.  (Check out the photos below of the bride and groom on the alpine slide!)  Wedding guests have a blast at both the wedding ceremony up on the slopes, and the wedding reception down below.  It’s just plain beautiful.

And we had a blast photographing Lissa and Chris and their wedding guests!  Take a peak here, and enjoy the story of their wedding day…. Mt Hood bride and groom portrait Bride and groom at Mt Hood SkiBowl wedding Bride and groom kissing at Mt Hood Skibowl wedding

Are you looking for a wedding photographer for your Mount Hood wedding?  Contact us today at Fritz Photography!  We’re ready to tell your love story through our award-winning wedding photography.

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Mt Hood Skibowl wedding photography with the bride and groom

Man, were we excited when we got to photograph two weddings in the same weekend at Mt Hood SkiBowl!  It’s like working at the top of the world.  (At 5000 feet, it’s not quite the top of the world…but it still feels like it!)

And the icing on the cake?  Working with Leah and Stephen.  What a delight to be with them as they made their vows among their friends and family in such a beautiful place.  There was a lot of laughter at their wedding.  Plus, their dog is cute.  (Check out the photo of him lying down beside them on the dance floor during their first dance….)  And they love to dance and party with their friends!  What more could we ask for?

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And yes, they did have us bring our Photobooth to the wedding.  But instead of setting up the normal backdrop, they asked us to use the ski lift chair instead.  Which made for a pretty unique Photobooth experience for everyone!

We love photographing on Mt Hood, one of the Portland area’s natural treasures.  If you’re planning a wedding at Mt Hood SkiBowl, or anywhere else in the Mount Hood area, talk to us about being your wedding photographers!  We’d love to bring our award-winning wedding photography to tell your love story.

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I’ve known Mya and her family since she was a little girl.  As she’s grown up, it’s been a delight to watch her become a beautiful young lady, inside and out.  She’s kind and funny, and loves to serve and help.  In fact, this summer she’s working as a camp counselor in eastern Oregon.  She took a break from counselor duties to let me photograph her senior portraits on our beautiful property in Hillsboro, just at sunset.  We had a great time talking and photographing together, and here are the results! Senior portrait in Willow Trees in Oregon Senior portraits in Oregon in tall grass Girl senior photo in Beaverton in cute hat Girl senior photo in Hillsboro in cute hat Girl senior photo in Hillsboro at sunset Girl senior photo in Hillsboro in tall grass

Ready for your senior portrait photography, in Hillsboro, Beaverton, or Portland?  Or anywhere in Oregon?  Then call us about your senior portraits!  We’d love to create some beautiful senior photos with you as well!

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We loved all the country details at Marissa and Doug’s wedding! From the cowboy hats and guns, to the antlers over the altar, this was a beautiful country wedding held on stunning vineyard/farm property outside of Silverton, Oregon.  Not to mention the gorgeous/handsome bride/groom.  🙂  All these little details make wedding photography in the Willamette Valley of Oregon so much fun.

Congratulations, you guys!

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Portraits of a couple kissing in the waves in Hawaii

Ten years ago, I photographed Kristina and James’s wedding at the amazing Youngberg Hill Vineyard, outside of McMinnville, Oregon.  But a few months prior to that, I photographed their engagement portraits at Baker Beach, in San Francisco.  We had the Golden Gate Bridge in the background and everything; it was wonderful.  (See their engagement portraits here.)

Portrait of a couple kissing in the waves on Oahu

This summer, I received an email from Kristina saying that they were heading to Hawaii to celebrate their 10th anniversary.  She wanted to know if I wanted to create some more portraits with them, again on a beach, in Hawaii.  Of course, I was in!

So we made plans, and headed to Hawaii.  On the island of Oahu, we spent an incredible afternoon together (starting with local shave ice…) photographing on a deserted beach on the North Shore, right next to a polo club (thus the horse in some of the photos).  It was truly one of the more awesome portrait sessions I’ve ever done.  

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Photo of bride getting dressed at Edgefield

Angela and Julian made such a cute couple at their wedding.  Surrounded by friends and family, they were married at Blackberry Hall at McMenamin’s Edgefield, in Troutdale, Oregon, a popular and charming wedding venue at which we absolutely love to photograph!

Congratulations, Angela and Julian!  Thank you for letting us tell your love story!
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We’ve been wedding photographers at McMenamins Edgefield in Troutdale for over 15 years.  It’s one of the busiest wedding venues in the Portland area, but it never loses its charm.  There’s so much thought that goes in to the facilities at Edgefield that it continues to be a truly wonderful wedding venue.  That’s why we love it when we get hired for Edgefield wedding photography, and why we’re so happy to be on the Preferred Vendors list as McMenamins Edgefield wedding photographers!

If you’re planning a wedding and looking for the best professional wedding photographers at McMenamins Edgefield, call us!  We’d love to bring our award-winning wedding photography to tell your wedding story!

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Photograph of a beautiful burn survivor in Portland

Many of you know that I spent about 10 years working on a series called Skeleton in the Closet, telling the stories of people with eating disorders.  I also spent another several years working on Astra Velum, exploring how women often feel that their freckles are flaws.  I wanted to show them as something beautiful.

So it seemed a natural fit for me to work with Indira on her project Blissful13.  When she called me up, she explained that she’d experienced severe burns on her body as a toddler in Bosnia, and has lived with the consequences ever since.  She tells her story like this:

Friday the 13th, April 1984 in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Exactly 6 months from my birthday. My mother made every day’s usual – turkish coffee and had intentions to enjoy spring sunny morning. She set the coffee on the table and walked towards the balcony to direct a delivery person what to do with the big truck full of crap – yes literally it was some kind of garden soil. She saw me follow her in a walking stroller but since I couldn’t make it past the door I turned around and decided to flip the tray of hot coffee onto myself instead. My mother immediately put me under the cold running water, took my baby clothes off and called for help to be taken to the hospital. At the local hospital they have given her pediatric IV to feed me with a spoon and sent her to another hospital in Croatia where I was hospitalized for two months. 

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After a lifetime of hiding her scars, Indira wanted to go public.  To reveal them.  And in doing so, to help others.

This is me being raw with you, at 33 years old, and for the first time publicly revealing my scars and sharing my journey in hopes to inspire and encourage others. Or simply to say that life doesn’t end here nor do our scars define us. It took time and hard work to come to this point in my life, I finally came to terms with the label – Burn Survivor. I have learned to accept my 3rd degree burns, I don’t love them. However, if this second chapter of my journey provides some comfort to you, I am very certain that I will eventually learn to love them. It is time we look beyond our scars and start truly living and showing the world our worth and what we have to offer.

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I was so honored to be able to spend several hours with her in the studio, creating something beautiful out of something many would want to hide.  I have so much respect for Indira and her courage and beauty, and am really proud to have my photographs featured on her new website,    You’ve got to check it out.  It’s beautiful.

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I’m pretty excited that it’s finally the season for senior portrait photography in Portland.  Just look at these golden, sunny photos, and you’ll see why we love taking senior portrait photos in Portland in the summer!

I met Andie Jo when I photographed her mom’s wedding some years ago, outside of Yamhill, Oregon.  Andie lives in Yamhill, and goes to Yamhill-Carlton High School.  Which isn’t too far from Hillsboro, where our office is located.  

So when Andie’s mom contacted us, asking about scheduling her senior portrait photography session, I was pretty excited!  We scheduled our hair and makeup stylist with AJ’s Hair Design and Makeup, who prepped Andie for her photo shoot at our Hillsboro office, before we started our portrait photography session.  She looked great!

This beautiful, vivacious redhead is so easy and delightful to photograph.  We had a great time taking her senior portrait photos in Hillsboro, just as the sun was setting, on our beautiful property.  

Andie brought along several great outfits for her senior photos in Hillsboro, and they all looked great on her.  We also used some of our specialty lenses to give her images a unique look, such as this portrait taken with our Lensbaby Twist 60, a special professional photography lens made right here in Portland.

Are you ready for your senior portrait photography session, in Hillsboro, Beaverton, Tigard, or Portland?  We’re ready for you!  Let’s create something beautiful together.  Call us today to schedule your senior photos!

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