6 Great Locations for Senior Portraits

June 29, 2017  •  Leave a Comment

It's that time of year! The time when you realize that your baby is now a Senior in high school, and it's time to have Senior Portraits taken.  In most cases, Yearbook photos are due in the fall, so now is a great time to book your session.

There are several things to consider when booking a Senior Portrait session.

  • What should I wear?
  • Weather!
  • Where should I have my session?
  • Which photographer fits my needs?

We'll address some of these other concerns later, but today, I'll give you some suggestions on a few really great places for Senior Portraits, and what makes them so good!

These locations are all in or near Oregon City, and are not necessarily in order of greatness! If you know of another great location, please let me know in the comments!

 

1. Hillendale Park

Hillendale Park, located off Clairmont St. in Oregon City, is one of my top 3 favorite locations for Senior Portraits! There are wooded areas, streams, bridges, lots of benches, and a grassy field. If you'd like a duck to co-star in your Senior Portrait, Hillendale Park has those too! The Senior Portraits below were all taken at Hillendale Park. 

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2. Clackamas Community College

My newest favorite location for photos, is Clackamas Community College, located in Oregon City. The grounds are beautifully maintained and you'll find all kinds of fun architecture, artwork, trees, flowers, benches and more. The Sculpture Garden features some crazy stuff, including a couch (although it's not a very comfortable one)!

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3. Singer Creek Park

Singer Creek Park can be found off of Linn Ave, in Oregon City. There is a beautiful meadow, surrounded by trees and a walking path. All of the following photos were taken at Singer Creek Park, although not all of them are Senior Portraits. You can see why I love this park! In the spring, it is lush and green and in the fall, it is absolutely glorious. Also... there are apple trees! 

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4. Molalla River State Park

Molalla River State Park oddly enough, is located in Canby, not Molalla. I just love this beautiful park! It's a great choice for Senior Portraits because of the different types of scenery. There are wooden fences that are great for sitting on, grassy fields, lots of trees, and ... the river. The following photos were from a family portrait session I did there. 

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5. Rivercrest Park

Rivercrest Park in Oregon City is a convenient location with lots of trees and grass to work with. It can be a bit of a challenge, because there are many houses surrounding the park, and several parking lots. However, you can see by these photos, that although it may be challenging, it's not impossible!

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6. Wait Park

Wait Park is a gorgeous little park in the center of Canby, Oregon. I have done an engagement session there (photos below) and just loved it. There are plenty of trees, bushes, flowers, benches and the gazebo to work with, so there are lots of options. This park is also surrounded by houses and parking, but it's really worth the extra effort!

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Do you have a favorite park location, or a spot you think would be great for Senior Portraits? Leave your suggestions or any questions you might have regarding Senior Portraits in the comments!
 


Milwaukie Avenue Photos and staging

June 02, 2017  •  Leave a Comment

I've been doing commercial photography for a couple of property management companies. Below is an apartment that I photographed, and then virtually staged. 

Photography and Virtual Staging for a commercial client. These apartments are on Milwaukie Ave. in Portland. Photos and Virtual Staging by Portland Metro Real Estate Photographer Angie D-Photography.Photography and Virtual Staging for a commercial client.Photography and Virtual Staging for a commercial client. These apartments are on Milwaukie Ave. in Portland. Photos and Virtual Staging by Portland Metro Real Estate Photographer Angie D-Photography.

 

Nothing in this room is real. It's all digital.

Photography and Virtual Staging for a commercial client. These apartments are on Milwaukie Ave. in Portland. Photos and Virtual Staging by Portland Metro Real Estate Photographer Angie D-Photography.Photography and Virtual Staging for a commercial client.Photography and Virtual Staging for a commercial client. These apartments are on Milwaukie Ave. in Portland. Photos and Virtual Staging by Portland Metro Real Estate Photographer Angie D-Photography.

 

Photography and Virtual Staging for a commercial client. These apartments are on Milwaukie Ave. in Portland. Photos and Virtual Staging by Portland Metro Real Estate Photographer Angie D-Photography.Photography and Virtual Staging for a commercial client.Photography and Virtual Staging for a commercial client. These apartments are on Milwaukie Ave. in Portland. Photos and Virtual Staging by Portland Metro Real Estate Photographer Angie D-Photography.

 

Again- totally digital furniture and accessories.  Photography and Virtual Staging for a commercial client. These apartments are on Milwaukie Ave. in Portland. Photos and Virtual Staging by Portland Metro Real Estate Photographer Angie D-Photography.Photography and Virtual Staging for a commercial client.Photography and Virtual Staging for a commercial client. These apartments are on Milwaukie Ave. in Portland. Photos and Virtual Staging by Portland Metro Real Estate Photographer Angie D-Photography.


SE 90th Ave

June 02, 2017  •  Leave a Comment

Unique SE Portland home with a modern-retro feel. The owner had the home professionally staged. This home sold and closed last month at $357,000.

This unique home located at 2848 SE 90th Pl, in Portland has sold!
Photos by Portland Metro Real Estate Photographer Angie D-Photography.Unique home previously for sale at 2848 SE 90th Pl.This unique home located at 2848 SE 90th Pl, in Portland has sold! Photos by Portland Metro Real Estate Photographer Angie D-Photography.

 

I just love this open kitchen with the stone and metal.  This unique home located at 2848 SE 90th Pl, in Portland has sold!
Photos by Portland Metro Real Estate Photographer Angie D-Photography.Unique home previously for sale at 2848 SE 90th Pl.This unique home located at 2848 SE 90th Pl, in Portland has sold! Photos by Portland Metro Real Estate Photographer Angie D-Photography.

 

Living room with fireplace and sliding door to multi-level back yard. This unique home located at 2848 SE 90th Pl, in Portland has sold!
Photos by Portland Metro Real Estate Photographer Angie D-Photography.Unique home previously for sale at 2848 SE 90th Pl.This unique home located at 2848 SE 90th Pl, in Portland has sold! Photos by Portland Metro Real Estate Photographer Angie D-Photography.

 

Here's another view of the kitchen. This unique home located at 2848 SE 90th Pl, in Portland has sold!
Photos by Portland Metro Real Estate Photographer Angie D-Photography.Unique home previously for sale at 2848 SE 90th Pl.This unique home located at 2848 SE 90th Pl, in Portland has sold! Photos by Portland Metro Real Estate Photographer Angie D-Photography.

 

I really need a stager to just come in and stage my own home.

This unique home located at 2848 SE 90th Pl, in Portland has sold!
Photos by Portland Metro Real Estate Photographer Angie D-Photography.Unique home previously for sale at 2848 SE 90th Pl.This unique home located at 2848 SE 90th Pl, in Portland has sold! Photos by Portland Metro Real Estate Photographer Angie D-Photography.

 

Back yard with water feature and multiple levels. Climb those steps, to the second level where there are
some raised garden beds, then on to the top where you find a large deck. This unique home located at 2848 SE 90th Pl, in Portland has sold!
Photos by Portland Metro Real Estate Photographer Angie D-Photography.Unique home previously for sale at 2848 SE 90th Pl.This unique home located at 2848 SE 90th Pl, in Portland has sold! Photos by Portland Metro Real Estate Photographer Angie D-Photography.

 

This deck actually overlooks the house, which is the opposite of most decks that overlook the back yard! This unique home located at 2848 SE 90th Pl, in Portland has sold!
Photos by Portland Metro Real Estate Photographer Angie D-Photography.Unique home previously for sale at 2848 SE 90th Pl.This unique home located at 2848 SE 90th Pl, in Portland has sold! Photos by Portland Metro Real Estate Photographer Angie D-Photography.


15th St

May 30, 2017  •  Leave a Comment

Upper Roy

May 30, 2017  •  Leave a Comment

This large, custom home sits across from a beautiful community park. The home is listed at $475,000. and has an accepted offer on it. I loved shooting this home. The owner went to school for interior design, and you can tell.

Fun fact about this home: Every single square inch of the home has been sheetrocked and painted. There are cubbies in bedrooms and unexpected places. It would be the BEST place to play a game of Hide-and-Seek or Sardines!

 

Custom home with beautiful designer touches. Listed at $475,000. Photos by Portland Metro Real Estate Photographer Angie D-Photography22948 Upper Roy St, SherwoodCustom home with beautiful designer touches. Listed at $475,000. Photos by Portland Metro Real Estate Photographer Angie D-Photography

Big things come in small packages, and this home is definitely larger than it appears.

Custom home with beautiful designer touches. Listed at $475,000. Photos by Portland Metro Real Estate Photographer Angie D-Photography22948 Upper Roy St, SherwoodCustom home with beautiful designer touches. Listed at $475,000. Photos by Portland Metro Real Estate Photographer Angie D-Photography

I love the opportunities I have to collect decorating ideas!

Custom home with beautiful designer touches. Listed at $475,000. Photos by Portland Metro Real Estate Photographer Angie D-Photography22948 Upper Roy St, SherwoodCustom home with beautiful designer touches. Listed at $475,000. Photos by Portland Metro Real Estate Photographer Angie D-Photography

Cozy, but spacious living room.

Custom home with beautiful designer touches. Listed at $475,000. Photos by Portland Metro Real Estate Photographer Angie D-Photography22948 Upper Roy St, SherwoodCustom home with beautiful designer touches. Listed at $475,000. Photos by Portland Metro Real Estate Photographer Angie D-Photography

 

Custom home with beautiful designer touches. Listed at $475,000. Photos by Portland Metro Real Estate Photographer Angie D-Photography22948 Upper Roy St, SherwoodCustom home with beautiful designer touches. Listed at $475,000. Photos by Portland Metro Real Estate Photographer Angie D-Photography

Upstairs bedroom, with 2 finished spaces within it. Each space has it's own carpeting, lights and outlets. The one on the left is large enough for a mattress and desk, (see the photo following this one) the room on the right is perfect for a reading nook, and has a window that looks into the room on the left.

Custom home with beautiful designer touches. Listed at $475,000. Photos by Portland Metro Real Estate Photographer Angie D-Photography22948 Upper Roy St, SherwoodCustom home with beautiful designer touches. Listed at $475,000. Photos by Portland Metro Real Estate Photographer Angie D-Photography Custom home with beautiful designer touches. Listed at $475,000. Photos by Portland Metro Real Estate Photographer Angie D-Photography22948 Upper Roy St, SherwoodCustom home with beautiful designer touches. Listed at $475,000. Photos by Portland Metro Real Estate Photographer Angie D-Photography

This basement bedroom comes with built-ins and large cubby holes. The walk in closet also has built-ins and additional cubbies.

Custom home with beautiful designer touches. Listed at $475,000. Photos by Portland Metro Real Estate Photographer Angie D-Photography22948 Upper Roy St, SherwoodCustom home with beautiful designer touches. Listed at $475,000. Photos by Portland Metro Real Estate Photographer Angie D-Photography

2nd Living and Kitchen downstairs

Custom home with beautiful designer touches. Listed at $475,000. Photos by Portland Metro Real Estate Photographer Angie D-Photography22948 Upper Roy St, SherwoodCustom home with beautiful designer touches. Listed at $475,000. Photos by Portland Metro Real Estate Photographer Angie D-Photography

 

Supposedly this home is under 3,000 sq ft, but it feels much larger than that!


Jackson

May 30, 2017  •  Leave a Comment

Sometimes, even professional photography can't improve the look of a home. However, for somebody with a vision, this is going to be a great home! Originally listed at $160,000...this home is now off the market and probably being refurbished before going back up for sale again.

Real Estate Photography isn't all fun and games. Sometimes it's a little scary. This home had old, rotting food in the bedroom closets, and floors that were rotten all the way through.

This home needs a little TLC...a fixer in Hillsboro. Photos by Portland Metro Real Estate Photographer, Angie D-Photography.Fixer in HillsboroThis home needs a little TLC...a fixer in Hillsboro. Photos by Portland Metro Real Estate Photographer, Angie D-Photography. This home needs a little TLC...a fixer in Hillsboro. Photos by Portland Metro Real Estate Photographer, Angie D-Photography.Fixer in HillsboroThis home needs a little TLC...a fixer in Hillsboro. Photos by Portland Metro Real Estate Photographer, Angie D-Photography. This home needs a little TLC...a fixer in Hillsboro. Photos by Portland Metro Real Estate Photographer, Angie D-Photography.Fixer in HillsboroThis home needs a little TLC...a fixer in Hillsboro. Photos by Portland Metro Real Estate Photographer, Angie D-Photography. This home needs a little TLC...a fixer in Hillsboro. Photos by Portland Metro Real Estate Photographer, Angie D-Photography.Fixer in HillsboroThis home needs a little TLC...a fixer in Hillsboro. Photos by Portland Metro Real Estate Photographer, Angie D-Photography. This home needs a little TLC...a fixer in Hillsboro. Photos by Portland Metro Real Estate Photographer, Angie D-Photography.Fixer in HillsboroThis home needs a little TLC...a fixer in Hillsboro. Photos by Portland Metro Real Estate Photographer, Angie D-Photography. This home needs a little TLC...a fixer in Hillsboro. Photos by Portland Metro Real Estate Photographer, Angie D-Photography.Fixer in HillsboroThis home needs a little TLC...a fixer in Hillsboro. Photos by Portland Metro Real Estate Photographer, Angie D-Photography.

 

Fun fact about this garage/family room: You can't see it in the photo, but apparently it became somewhat of a message board for the neighborhood. There are names, phone numbers and message written in several places.

This home needs a little TLC...a fixer in Hillsboro. Photos by Portland Metro Real Estate Photographer, Angie D-Photography.Fixer in HillsboroThis home needs a little TLC...a fixer in Hillsboro. Photos by Portland Metro Real Estate Photographer, Angie D-Photography.

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