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Team Bert & Chip take on the Chattanooga Waterfront Triathlon

July 28, 2018 - I started running a few years ago while living in Portland. My wife Melissa was competing in races for over two years be...
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Lola the Dog - Pet Photography - Atlanta Georgia

July 25, 2018 - My wife Melissa has been working with animals for over six years. What started as a love of volunteering for one of the...
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Hey Bartender, Hit Me with Another - Tales of the Cocktail 2017

April 12, 2018 - I took pictures of a lot of bartenders last year. Here's a few of them from a little event in New Orleans called Tales o...
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Hog O Ween

November 09, 2017 - Halloween in Vegas is fuckin' great, especially downtown. Half naked people running around everywhere. In recent years,...
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2017 SEMA kick-off party - Hogs & Heifers Saloon

November 08, 2017 - You thought Rally in the Alley is all Downtown Vegas had goin' on in October? You fuckers forgot about SEMA and Hallowee...
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Sunday - 2017 Rally in the Alley - Hogs & Heifers Saloon - We Made It!

October 26, 2017 - It's hard to put into words how special bike week with Hogs & Heifers Saloon was for me as a photographer. Looking back...
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More from Las Vegas - Saturday at Hogs & Heifers - 2017 Rally in the Alley

October 26, 2017 - Saturdays are great no matter what. Especially when your partyin' with thousands of thirsty bikers in downtown Las Vegas...
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2017 Rally in the Alley Continues! Friday from Hogs & Heifers

October 24, 2017 - Fridays during Rally in the Alley are always packed. Why you ask? Because drinkin' beers and checking out cool biker shi...
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Thursday with Hogs & Heifers Saloon - Las Vegas Bike Week Begins!

October 20, 2017 - The best thing about bike week in Vegas is that it goes from Thursday through Sunday. The second best thing about bike w...
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The Vendors of '17 Rally in the Alley with Hogs & Heifers

October 20, 2017 - Bike week in Las Vegas annually attracts thousands of riders and enthusiasts from around the globe. From day one of thei...
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12 Years with Hogs & Heifers Saloon

October 19, 2017 - It's hard to believe that Hogs & Heifers Las Vegas has been open for over 12 years, 12 fuckin' years! The saloon has had...
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Living with the Smiths - Cross Country Road Trip

August 25, 2017 - Back when my wife and I were just kids, we moved from upstate New York to Las Vegas. That was our first cross-country ro...
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Saturday - 2017 NHRA Northwest Nationals - Top Fuel Harley - Hogs & Heifers Saloon

August 19, 2017 - Let's be honest, Friday's qualifying run sucked for Michael Beland and crew. The Hogs & Heifers sponsored Top Fuel Harle...
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Friday Part II - Mello Yello NHRA Northwest Nationals Qualifying - Hogs & Heifers Saloon

August 18, 2017 - If y'all know me, you know I can get a little antsy. After what seemed like an eternity, we finally got to roll the Hogs...
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Friday Part I - Mello Yello NHRA Northwest Nationals with Hogs & Heifers Saloon

August 04, 2017 - Ever since I got my first taste of NHRA racing in Bristol earlier this Summer, I've been itchin' to document another day...
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Hogs & Heifers Saloon - Thursday at the Mello Yello NHRA Northwest Nationals

August 04, 2017 - Hogs & Heifers Saloon gets involved in a little bit of everything. Outside of being one of the best dive bars in Vegas,...
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An afternoon stop at Hogs & Heifers Saloon Las Vegas

July 31, 2017 - My wife and I are driving across the country in a couple weeks. We're transplanting to the Southeast in pursuit of acres...
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2011 - 6 Years With Hogs & Heifers Saloon - Downtown Las Vegas

July 30, 2017 - When I was 6 years old, I played my first season of organized t-ball. I sucked at baseball back then, so did most of the...
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2010 - Hogs & Heifers Turns Fuckin' 5

July 29, 2017 - While the rest of the country went to shit in 2010, Hogs and Heifers drank their way to 5 years of business in Las Vegas...
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2008 - Three Years? Shots on the Bar - Hogs & Heifers

July 28, 2017 - Lots of fucked up shit went down in 2008. Of course the Lady Luck was still closed, but they weren't the only project st...
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2007 - Hogs & Heifers celebrates two fuckin' years

July 27, 2017 - The year is 2007. The iphone is announced. Probably not a single person at Hogs gives a shit. The Lady Luck is still cl...
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2006 - Hogs & Heifers Saloon celebrates their first birthday

July 26, 2017 - They may have been able to kill Saddam Hussein in 2006, but nobody was gettin' in the way of Hogs and Heifers reaching b...
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2005 - We're officially open in Vegas! Hogs & Heifers Saloon

July 25, 2017 - Was Las Vegas ready for a place like Hogs & Heifers Saloon? The doors officially opened in September of 2005. If I'm ty...
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2005 - Hogs & Heifers Saloon Soft Opening

July 25, 2017 - What the fuck were you doing in 2005? Seems like ages ago. Hogs & Heifers was gearing up for the opening of their first...
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Tales of the Cocktail 2017 - Craft Your Future!

July 01, 2017 - Tales of the Cocktail celebrated its' 15th year this past week in the great city of New Orleans! This cocktail party ho...
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Nitro Harley Drag Racing - Hogs & Heifers Saloon visits Thunder Valley in Bristol

June 23, 2017 - It’s called Thunder Valley for a reason, it’s fuckin loud! You thought the music at Hogs & Heifers Saloon was loud, wai...
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The One and Only Michelle Dell Ramsey - Hogs & Heifers Saloon - Las Vegas Nevada

June 09, 2017 - I've been collecting paychecks as a photographer for almost 20 years. Over that time, I've taken pictures of thousands o...
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The Twilight Zone with Hogs & Heifers Saloon - 2017 Laughlin River Run

June 09, 2017 - For a moment there I thought I was in an episode of the Twilight Zone. What the fuck was this? Hogs and Heifers was not...
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The ice game at Hogs & Heifers - would you play? 2017 Laughlin River Run

May 23, 2017 - There it was, a lonely ice cube sitting on top of the bar at Hogs and Heifers. I had to take a picture of this cold and...
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Show me your nipples - Thursday with Hogs & Heifers Saloon at the 2017 Laughlin River Run

May 09, 2017 - What's the craziest fuckin' thing you saw at the 2017 Laughlin River Run? Two things immediately come to mind for me. T...
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Who got drunk on Wednesday? Laughlin River Run 2017 - Hogs & Heifers Saloon

May 06, 2017 - Let's take a moment and lube things up. Instead of spraying the entire 2017 Laughlin River Run all over your face at onc...
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The Circus of Hogs & Heifers Saloon - 2017 Laughlin River Run

May 03, 2017 - Ever since the end of this year's Rally on the River, I've been in deep thought about how to get the full Hogs story up...
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Hogs and Heifers Saloon - 2016 Laughlin River Run Highlights Part II

April 23, 2017 - If you're reading this, obviously I survived the first two days of the 2016 River Run with Hogs and Heifers Saloon. I wa...
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Hogs and Heifers Saloon - Flashback to the 2016 Laughlin River Run - Part I

April 23, 2017 - Hogs and Heifers Saloon in Las Vegas keeps me busy. If you follow my photo blogs, you know my last Hogs post was from da...
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Hogs and Heifers Saloon - The Mint 400 - Las Vegas

April 18, 2017 - Las Vegas is always fuckin' busy, this is especially true in March! Shit's going on all over the strip and large herds o...
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Portland Oregon - Pot Guide - Where do you like to get high?

March 29, 2017 - While discussing cannabis adventures with the crew at High 5 Tours, we started talking about our favorite places to get...
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Portland Pot Guide - elbe's edibles - first cannabis friendly bakery in PDX

March 21, 2017 - Since the new year, we've been wanting to add an edible stop on the list of pot adventures we offer up in smoke with Hig...
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Portland Pot Guide - PDX Final Four - Favorite dispensary?

March 15, 2017 - If you've been enjoying the recreational cannabis movement in Portland Oregon, there is little doubt that you have a fav...
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TOAST 2017 presented by the Oregon Distiller's Guild - Portland

February 20, 2017 - This year's version of TOAST marked a third appearance to the event with my camera in hand, thus completing the trilogy.
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The Oregon Distiller's Guild presents the 7th annual Toast - Portland

February 17, 2017 - Back in 2015 I was lucky to be invited and take some pictures of an event in Portland called Toast. For years I've been...
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Rainy day adventure with High 5 Tours - Portland Oregon

February 17, 2017 - Rain sucks. My wife loves it. Most people from Portland do too. I understand that it's necessary for life, still doesn't...
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Cocktail photography by Cameron Smith - Portland Oregon - New Orleans - Las Vegas

February 11, 2017 - What's my favorite city in 'Merica to have a drink? Hard question. Cool places serving great brews and cocktails are eve...
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Hogs & Heifers Saloon - Las Vegas - The Holiday Sessions Part III

February 07, 2017 - After an awesome Toys for Tots motorcycle run, I still had a couple days in Las Vegas to take more pictures with the Hog...
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Wedding Photography Highlights from 2016 - Portland Oregon

February 04, 2017 - We only took on a few weddings last year with the photo side of our studio. Most events that we did involving tying the...
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Hogs & Heifers Saloon - Part II of the 2016 Holiday Sessions - Las Vegas

February 03, 2017 - Whenever I decide to do some portraits at Hogs and Heifers, I usually like working the day shift. The natural light that...
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Cocktails at the Bithouse Saloon - Portland Oregon Drinks!

January 29, 2017 - Having only been open for a couple years, the Bithouse Saloon has established itself as local favorite for whiskey and c...
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Tours in Portland Oregon - Downtown and beyond

January 27, 2017 - Portland Oregon is a vibrant port city that thousands of adult aged folks will visit this year. With numerous places to...
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Toys for Tots Motorcycle Run - Hogs & Heifers Saloon - Las Vegas Nevada

January 23, 2017 - Lots of negative shit has been spewing out of our social media feeds lately. Time to spin things around a little bit and...
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The Women's March - Portland Oregon

January 22, 2017 - 2017 is already shaping up to be quite a year in the states. Unless you've unplugged and moved to the Yukon Territory, i...
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Hogs & Heifers Saloon - Holiday Sessions Part I - the Rodeo is in town!

December 31, 2016 - After covering the Hogs and Heifers Toys Run last year, I thought it would be a good idea to shoot for an entire week ov...
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Inked up 2016 - Sharpie Illustrations by Cameron Smith

November 27, 2016 - Drawing, one of life's greater escapes. I've always liked to draw. Since discovering higher quality pens and specialty p...
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Christmas Pet Sessions on the Smith Farm - St. Johns - Portland Oregon

November 25, 2016 - I love my pets. When my wife and I first moved to Portland, we only had two Italian Greyhounds. In five short years of l...
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Gentlemen Jack visits the Jackknife

November 17, 2016 - Jackknife is a dope bar right in the heart of downtown Portland. This was my third go around in covering a cocktail even...
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The Bar Institute with Herradura Tequila - Portland Oregon - Left Bank Annex

November 17, 2016 - The Left Bank Annex is an awesome venue located on the east side of Portland. A couple years ago I photographed a tastin...
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Ham and Whiskey - The Bar Institute takes over Hamlet in downtown Portland

October 27, 2016 - What are some of the world's best pairings? Was ham and whiskey one of the first things that entered your mind? If this...
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The Bar Institute with Angel's Envy - Portland Oregon

October 27, 2016 - One of the coolest things about The Bar Institute and cocktail fueled events is liquor brands throw the best dinner part...
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From Portland Cocktail Week to the Bar Institute PDX

October 26, 2016 - What was once Portland Cocktail Week is now The Bar Institute. Cocktail week was awesome, The Bar Institute is the same...
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The final days of Las Vegas BikeFest 2016 - Hogs & Heifers Saloon

October 20, 2016 - So if I'm writing this blog, it's obvious I survived covering Las Vegas BikeFest 2016 for Hogs and Heifers Saloon. Wholl...
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Saturday! Hogs & Heifers Saloon 2016 Las Vegas BikeFest. Nobody parties harder

October 19, 2016 - It's Las Vegas BikeFest on a Saturday morning. You're in Downtown Las Vegas and you want to start the day off correct. A...
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Thursday & Friday from Hogs & Heifers Saloon - Rally in the Alley - Las Vegas BikeFest '16

October 14, 2016 - Bike week at Hogs and Heifers Saloon used to build up in crowds from Wednesday on. This concluded with wild Saturday nig...
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Hogs & Heifers Saloon in Las Vegas celebrates 11 Years!

October 05, 2016 - If there was ever a tournament bracket that faced off the hardest partying bars in the world, Hogs and Heifers Saloon in...
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Turn it back to 2012 - Las Vegas BikeFest with Hogs & Heifers Saloon

September 15, 2016 - 2012... seems like ages ago. Downtown Grand was still the closed down Lady Luck. Hogs and Heifers Saloon was only celebr...
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The origins of Rally in the Alley - Hogs & Heifers Las Vegas - BikeFest 2013

September 13, 2016 - If you've only been coming to Las Vegas BikeFest and Hogs and Heifers for a couple of years, you may assume that the sal...
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Best photos from Las Vegas BikeFest 2014 - Hogs and Heifers Saloon

September 06, 2016 - I know what your thinking... another fuckin' post about Hogs and Heifers Saloon? The answer is yes, and there's more com...
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Hogs and Heifers Saloon - Las Vegas BikeFest 2015 Highlights

September 06, 2016 - September is here! This means a few things for the days ahead in my photo life. First, wedding season in the Pacific Nor...
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Hogs and Heifers - From the Laughlin River Run to Rally in the Alley

August 30, 2016 - It's been awhile since I've posted any photo updates about the Hogs crew in Las Vegas. That's partially because I haven'...
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A+J Wedding Photo Highlights | McMenamins Gearhart Hotel

August 29, 2016 - Seaside is a cozy coastal town less than two hours from Portland. My wife and I took a road trip around the area when we...
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Italy invades New Orleans - 2016 Tales of the Cocktail

August 26, 2016 - My first real job was at Villa Pizza in Johnson City New York. A few of my high school friends worked there and loved it...
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From one pool party to another! Tales of the Cocktail 2016 with Bayou Rum

August 09, 2016 - If you've ever visited or lived anywhere down south in the middle of July, you know it's hot. What better way to beat th...
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Jameson and Gary Clark Jr - Tales of the Cocktail 2016 - New Orleans

August 05, 2016 - Whiskey is cool. So is rock and roll. Bring both together and you should find yourself having a good time. And there I w...
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Preservation Hall - Tales of the Cocktail 2016

August 01, 2016 - Not only does Tales of the Cocktail in New Orleans bring out some of the biggest and baddest liquor infused parties in t...
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Tales of the Cocktail 2016 - Absolut Welcome Reception

July 30, 2016 - Tales of the Cocktail is a booze fueled, week long event held annually in the great city of New Orleans. I've been lucky...
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Wedding from Peninsula Park in Portland Oregon

July 14, 2016 - Portland Oregon is well known for having an abundance of great parks and Peninsula Park happens to be one of the best. I...
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Pearl, Bert, Blue, Stan, and Slim in Studio

June 15, 2016 - We have a fun session at the home studio on the books for Friday. I've been spending my spare time this week fine tuning...
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Saturday in Portland Oregon with High 5 Tours and the Mary Jane's Crew

June 15, 2016 - Weed tours in Portland Oregon are a real thing. You can legally reserve the bus at High 5 and take it just about anywher...
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Saturday at WhiskeyTown USA 2016 - Portland Oregon

June 11, 2016 - Good food, live music, and whiskey, lots of it. That was the plan for Friday the 13th back in mid May. Day two of Portla...
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2016 St Johns Parade in North Portland

May 24, 2016 - The St. Johns Parade is one of my favorite weekends of the year in the neighborhood. Actually I like every weekend here...
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Bike Rally with Hogs & Heifers - 2016 Laughlin River Run Day III

May 24, 2016 - To start day three of the 2016 Laughlin River Run, I woke up feeling a little adventurous. It was time to find a higher...
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2016 Whiskeytown USA - Portland Oregon

May 12, 2016 - 2015 was my first year being invited to photograph Whiskeytown USA. If you like music, whiskey, or cocktails of any kind...
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Laughlin River Run 2016 - Opening night with Hogs and Heifers Saloon

May 11, 2016 - On Wednesday morning April 27th 2016, we left Las Vegas for the Laughlin River Run with the Hogs Road Crew just after 10...
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The Hogs Road Crew - Laughlin River Run 2016

May 11, 2016 - The Laughlin River Run is an annual rally that's been attracting bikers from all over the world for over 30 years. It wa...
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Family Wedding in Charlotte North Carolina - Alexander Homestead

May 10, 2016 - Just before Thanksgiving last year, my cousin Steven surprised us all and proposed to his girlfriend at my sister's pub...
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High 5 Tours - Portland Oregon - 420 - April 20th

April 22, 2016 - Back in my high school and college years, 420 was kind of an underground thing. Sure the hippies and potheads new the co...
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The People of Hogs and Heifers Saloon - Las Vegas - 2005-2015

April 20, 2016 - Of all my photo projects, I easily blog the most about Hogs and Heifers Saloon. There's a reason for that. Outside of we...
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WhiskeyTown USA - upcoming PDX events in Portland Oregon

April 13, 2016 - Whiskeytown was a pretty rad Portland event to photograph last year. Lots of good music, good food, and obviously plenty...
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The Gorge - ToothRock and Wauna Viewpoint Loop - Oregon

April 04, 2016 - It's been awhile since my wife and I went on a longer hike. When we first moved to Portland, the hiking guide Curious Go...
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Oregon Humane Society - Doggie Dash 2016

April 01, 2016 - My wife and I have taken part in Portland Oregon's Doggie Dash every year since moving to the Pacific Northwest. We even...
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What does music look like?

March 30, 2016 - I've been lucky enough to photograph dozens of musicians and live shows as a freelance photo guy. My buddy Paul at Merc...
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St. Patrick's Weekend at the Barrel Room in Downtown Portland

March 25, 2016 - The problem with St. Patrick's falling on a weekday is that work and adulthood gets in the way of ones thirst for going...
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Oregon Humane Society Volunteer Party 2016

March 15, 2016 - The Oregon Humane Society in North Portland has over 1000 volunteers. It's only fitting they throw a party to once a yea...
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Birthday Girl - Oak Knoll Winery - Oregon

March 11, 2016 - Birthdays are always special, especially when you're turning 80! I was honored to photograph Christopher and Sarah's we...
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Cocktail & Event Photography from Portland Oregon to New Orleans

March 04, 2016 - Last year was a thirsty one from behind the lens. I attended and photographed more cocktail and spirit filled parties th...
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Toast 2016 - Oregon Distiller's Guild

February 29, 2016 - Toast 2016 is the 6th installment of an annual tasting event put on by the Oregon Distiller's Guild. I was lucky enough...
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Bar Fly Portraits

February 26, 2016 - I've never considered myself much of a portrait photographer, I'm really more of a wedding and concert guy. Even though...
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Habit Forming Session at Whiskey Bar in Downtown Portland

February 24, 2016 - When I was a sophomore in college, I wanted to be a DJ. Nothing major, just a few side gigs for fun at the local dive ba...
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Be My Valentine Concert at Tao Event Center - Portland Oregon

February 18, 2016 - What do you do in Portland on the eve of Valentine's Day to show your partner that you're full of romance? Take them to...
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Cat and Gremlin Photography - Portland Oregon

February 12, 2016 - My wife has been working with the Oregon Humane Society for over 4 years. In a typical day she helps all kinds of animal...
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High 5 Tours - Cannabis Collaborative Conference

February 10, 2016 - Wherever you find a growing industry, a convention style event about the ins and outs of that industry is bound to be cl...
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And now introducing Hank Dell - Hogs Life

February 03, 2016 - Michelle is the owner of Hogs and Heifers Saloon in Las Vegas Nevada. She may be the most fascinating person I know. At...
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Laz's crew - Hogs and Heifers Saloon USA

February 01, 2016 - While I was finishing up my last photo project with Hogs and Heifers in Las Vegas, I was introduced to Alex. She was in...
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High 5 Tours - Portland Oregon - Attack of the Refer Man

January 26, 2016 - In case you've missed it, buying recreational weed is now legal in the great states of Oregon and Washington. We also al...
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Sasquatch and Crazy Cat Lady unite in marriage!

January 11, 2016 - Sasquatch has been said to be roaming the wooded areas of the Pacific Northwest for centuries. Crazy Cat Lady has been n...
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No Pants Day - Portland 2016

January 10, 2016 - Since the day my wife was born, she hasn't been wearing pants. Once a year she gets together with a few hundred other pe...
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2016 Calendars - Hogs and Heifers Saloon USA

January 07, 2016 - In 2015 I took part in more Vegas photo projects than ever. A majority of the camera clicking was for Michelle and compa...
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New Year's Eve in downtown Portland - The Barrel Room

January 01, 2016 - Nothing like hangin' with the young kids on New Year's Eve to make you feel a little older. I used to love and get my pa...
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M+S+H - First family session with the Richter's

December 24, 2015 - A few weeks back we took some awesome expecting photos with the Richter fam. At that time, this included a husband, a wi...
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Hanging in St. Johns Portland with Diana and BJ

November 28, 2015 - Diana and Bj both work at the Oregon Humane Society. Bj has lived in Portland his whole life and Diana hails from the sw...
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Classic and Vintage Tasting at Hamlet in Downtown Portland

November 24, 2015 - Judging by the commercials I've been seeing on the tube lately, the holidays are getting close. Usually this time of yea...
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Sauvie Island UFO - Oregon Urban Legend

November 22, 2015 - Rumor has it that a UFO crash landed on Sauvie Island back in the 90's. Always down to get our X- Files on, we took the...
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Campari Dinner at Ava Gene's - Another Chapter of Portland Cocktail Week

November 14, 2015 - Dinner is always good. Italian themed dinner paired with Campari drinks is even better. Ava Gene's is a fancy restaurant...
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Bar Mashups from Portland Cocktail Week

November 13, 2015 - There are hundreds of great bars scattered throughout downtown Portland and beyond. Again, one of the bad-ass things abo...
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Two cocktail parties for the price of one

November 13, 2015 - The Jacknife Bar and Lardo in downtown Portland are both pretty dope food and drink spots. Especially when some of the b...
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The Bossanova Ballroom in East Portland - Portland Cocktail Week 2015

November 12, 2015 - Loveee freelancing for Lush Life and Portland Cocktail Week, you get to see local spots you haven't been! The Bossanova...
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Road Trip to Vernonia Lake in Northwest Oregon

November 09, 2015 - I recently discovered the abandoned Vernonia Mill from creepin' on someone else's Instagram page. I thought it would be...
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The Bon Vivants - 2015 Portland Cocktail Week

October 27, 2015 - Just who are the Bon Vivants? I've never heard these words spoken together until I started covering cocktail events. Don...
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Lush Life - 2015 Portland Cocktail Week - The Bar Institute

October 26, 2015 - Portland Cocktail Week is an awesome event held right here in the Rose City and put on by Lush Life Productions. This an...
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2015 Run Like Hell Half Marathon - Portland Oregon

October 25, 2015 - The Run Like Hell in Portland is always a fun race to watch. This year was no exception. Great Halloween costumes all ov...
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There's always Friday - Las Vegas BikeFest with Hogs and Heifers

October 13, 2015 - After two days of hanging with the staff at Hogs and Heifers my body was tired. My liver was tired too. How do these Hog...
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Rally in the Alley - Hogs and Heifers - Las Vegas BikeFest

October 08, 2015 - Most Thursdays in my life consist of the day ending with some dinner over Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune. Matt Jackson is...
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Hogs and Heifers celebrates 10 years in Las Vegas

October 08, 2015 - Ever seen the movie Boyhood? It's pretty f*ckin' rad. The story follows a young lad from childhood to the start of colle...
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Dave Mathews Band at the Gorge Amphitheater

September 08, 2015 - Summer is winding down. After a busy month of covering wedding events, this Sunday was a perfect time to hit the road fo...
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Zagat Loves PDX!

August 28, 2015 - I've been shooting a ton of cocktails and events lately, nothing food related in a bit. That changed this week when I wa...
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WhistlePig Whiskey and a pig visit the Bit House Saloon

August 18, 2015 - Whiskey is a cool sounding word, no matter how you spell it. It wasn't until recently I started enjoying the whiskey. In...
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The Yearbook Sessions - Hogs and Heifers Saloon

August 05, 2015 - Hogs and Heifers Saloon recently announced the closing of their New York City location. If you live in the New York area...
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Oregon Humane Society presents some tale waggin'

July 24, 2015 - My wife has been working with the Oregon Humane Society for over three years. Along with putting in her normal hours at...
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Oregon Humane Society Benefit Concert

July 22, 2015 - Heather is a friend of ours that works at the Oregon Humane Society. She's an avid musician, music lover, and an even bi...
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Oregon Road Trip for 9th Anniversary

July 07, 2015 - Crater Lake is f*ckin' great. So's my wife. Cheers to more anniversaries and road trips!
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Portland Best Date

June 19, 2015 - Best Date is a local dating service that has been hosting singles parties for over three years. They frequently put on m...
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Wedding greatness from Youngberg Hill

June 17, 2015 - After only one e-mail from Taylor, I knew I wanted to be a part of this wedding. I had never met her or Ben before but s...
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The Smith Farm

June 10, 2015 - Seppi is a master photographer at Powers Studios. He doesn't have a silver beard yet, but I still feel he qualifies as a...
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Appleton Estate visits Portland

June 09, 2015 - Lush Life is the group behind Portland Cocktail Week. I've been lucky enough to participate and cover this local event o...
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2015 Newport Marathon

May 31, 2015 - My wife and I are celebrating 17 years of knowing each other today. She's accomplished some pretty cool stuff over those...
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The 2015 St. John's Parade

May 18, 2015 - My wife and I recently had to move. With property values sky rocketing in Portland, it was time for the landlord to sell...
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Date Night in Portland!

May 01, 2015 - Last week I was invited to photograph a speed dating event at Dixie's in Downtown Portland. This was a fun experience an...
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Shamrock Run 2015 - Portland Oregon

March 15, 2015 - It was raining hard. It hasn't rained here in weeks. Which is weird to say in Portland this time of year. I honestly did...
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TOAST! in Portland

March 08, 2015 - Time for another Toast! This event was f-ckin awesome... Seriously. Over 100 distilleries in one spot? Feast your eyes o...
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Of course we're including the pets - Casual shoot in North Portland

February 21, 2015 - Warm up session about a month out from the big day. I promise you no cats where harmed in this shoot!
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No Pants Day 2015 - Portland

January 12, 2015 - My previous blogs about No Pants Day in Portland have always been the quickest to reach 1000 hits. Which proves what I'v...
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Hogs and Heifers Saloon - 2014 Las Vegas BikeFest Headquarters

January 04, 2015 - As Friday blurred into Saturday and then Saturday morphed into Sunday, my memory begins to fade on the details of docume...
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Las Vegas BikeFest 2014 - Hogs and Heifers Saloon

January 03, 2015 - Las Vegas BikeFest is one of the premier bike events west of the Mississippi. Hogs and Heifers Saloon is one of the best...
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Happy Hog Day 2014

December 28, 2014 - Hogs and Heifers Saloon celebrated 9 years of Las Vegas residency in early October of 2014. That's right, 9 f-ckin' year...
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Bad Ass Wedding Photography from 2014

December 19, 2014 - Let's face it, 2014 rocked. Cheers to the everyone that invited me to document their weddings this year.. Enjoy some hig...
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Timberline Lodge and Hood River

December 18, 2014 - My wife and I usually like to go on a short trip somewhere for her birthday. The last few years we've been headin' to Mo...
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The Old Fashioned at Portland Cocktail Week 2014

November 28, 2014 - How about this for an afternoon? Go visit one one of Portland's largest glass studios and blow your own rocks glass. The...
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Beacon Rock Trail in Washington

November 27, 2014 - My wife and I love hiking this time of year. Most people get their nature fix in during the warmer months so the best th...
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Wedding Photography from the Laurelhurst Club

November 13, 2014 - Earlier in the year I met with Sarah and Christopher to talk photo ideas for their upcoming wedding. We barely discussed...
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San Fran Cisco

November 01, 2014 - A friend from college recently got married on a ranch a few hours outside of San Francisco. That gave my wife and I a ch...
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PDX Photo Scout

October 31, 2014 - A few outtakes from a recent photo scout on the river here in Portland. What happened to the sun? At least we have the B...
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Wedding Photography from the Moon River Ranch in Texas!

October 14, 2014 - Epic is a word that can be overused... Sarah and Anderson's wedding at the Moon River Ranch in Texas was epic. A huge lo...
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Wedding Photography with Megan & Sean at the Riverside Golf & Country Club in North Portland

September 17, 2014 - I've known Megan and Sean for a little over a year. Some how during our meet ups, we always end up our at a bar.. which...
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Light painting session with Sarah and Anderson

September 11, 2014 - Just after our engagement shoot a few months back, Anderson showed me an awesome light stick he made and I've been itchi...
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Heading toward the other Hood - Mirror Lake and Timberline Lodge

September 03, 2014 - It's been awhile since we stepped away for a hike. I noticed a sign for Mirror Lake in route to a recent wedding gig at...
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Fetch - the Oregon Humane Society Ball

July 13, 2014 - Congratulations to the Oregon Humane Society for spending 25 years in their beautiful facility in North Portland. Congra...
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Reynolds Learning Academy Graduation - Class of 2014

June 27, 2014 - Congratulations to the seniors of Reynolds Learning Academy class of 2014!
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Botanical Gardens in Atlanta

June 26, 2014 - While down South in Hotlanta for a wedding trip I got to spend a little time with the family. My sister took me to the A...
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NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Eugene Oregon

June 17, 2014 - One of my college buddies works in the editorial wing of Getty Images. He travels year round covering major events all o...
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Rose Festival and Strawberry Fields

June 05, 2014 - This time of year is niceee in Portland. After a few months of grey and rain, the local hermit crowd is finally ready to...
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Vito takes on the city of Portland

June 03, 2014 - Kelly loves her dog Vito. Since she's getting ready to move from the Northwest to Florida, we thought it would be cool t...
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Family session with {the} Olsons

June 03, 2014 - Dusty and Lauren have been friends of mine since I moved up to Portland. They recently welcomed a new baby boy into thei...
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S+A+Alberta Park

May 24, 2014 - Sarah and Anderson are a good time waiting to happen. I'm very happy that a mutual friend recently hooked us up. Now all...
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Dog party in downtown Portland

May 11, 2014 - Through rain and sunshine the Canine Crusaders from Kenton conquered yet another Doggie Dash in downtown Portland! Slim...
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Doggie Dash Eve

May 09, 2014 - Here we are on the eve of the biggest dog party of the year... Slim and Stan can hardly contain themselves! In honor of...
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Doggie Dash - Oregon Humane Society

April 28, 2014 - My wife Melissa works at the Oregon Humane Society. Every year in May they host a fundraising event in downtown Portland...
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From the Kenton Neighborhood to the Pearl District

April 10, 2014 - Yesterday was another perfect Spring afternoon in Portlandia. Powers Studios in downtown Portland was hosting an album p...
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Eagle Creek - Punchbowl Falls

March 09, 2014 - We heard and read a few good reviews about Eagle Creak. It's considered one of the more famous trails in the Gorge. Unfo...
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{D+N} Wedding Day from Castaways in Downtown Portland

March 07, 2014 - I met Danelle and Nick at the end of last year. Immediately following our initial get together I was just as excited for...
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Hogs and Heifers Saloon | Las Vegas | 2012

February 10, 2014 - The year was 2012. The booze was flowing and the ladies were dancin' away at Hogs in Las Vegas. It was a time to rock yo...
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Elowah Falls in the Columbia River Gorge

January 29, 2014 - Since we were attending our first Blazer game at night, we wanted to make yesterday's hike a simple one. We choose Elowa...
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Another Week, Another Hike - Latourell Falls

January 21, 2014 - After saying good morning to the mighty Paul Bunyan of North Portland, we headed east on another journey deep into the G...
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Horsetail Falls Trail in the Gorge

January 16, 2014 - Continuing along with our exploration of the Columbia River Gorge, we bring you Horsetail Falls. This trail had everythi...
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Jen and Scott's Wedding Album | Seattle Washington

January 15, 2014 - Since the wedding biz slows down this time of year, I always get the chance to catch up on my design work as {the} Book...
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No Pants Day Portland 2014

January 12, 2014 - My wife hates pants. She wears them when she has to but as soon as she comes home from work, they're off. We went to our...
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I Know a Place Where Angel's Rest

January 07, 2014 - My wife bought herself a local hiking book for the New Year. This year's version is gluten free, so it's an extra specia...
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2013 Part I - Weddings and Engagements

December 29, 2013 - 2013 was an awesome year for pictures, especially weddings. Cheers to all of the couples that believed in my photo skill...
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Christmas Light Art

December 27, 2013 - We live close to an old school house that puts up a nice display of holiday lights. My wife and I have made it an annual...
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Las Vegas BikeFest 2013

September 19, 2013 - Even though I've been living in the Northwest for a couple of years I'm still one of the house shooters for Hogs and Hei...
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Camera painting in downtown Portland

July 02, 2013 - Ever since living amongst the bright lights of Vegas, I've always liked camera painting. It wasn't until recently that I...
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Instagram

November 13, 2012 - I've had fun this past year with my personal Instagram account so I thought it would be cool to create one for noremaC S...
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Hogs and Heifers Saloon - Day one of Las Vegas BikeFest 2012

September 27, 2012 - Bikers from over 13 countries and 40 states converged in Vegas this year for the 12th annual Las Vegas BikeFest. The ce...
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Hogs & Heifers Las Vegas celebrates lucky 7!

September 26, 2012 - In 2005 I was living in Las Vegas and just signed on to feature some of my photography at a local art show. Vegas isn't...
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Hogs, weddings and Vegas

July 09, 2012 - I've been the house photographer for Hogs and Heifers in Las Vegas since their opening back in 2005. Hogs is a crazy bar...
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