My friend Sara turns 30 years young in a few days, so this week’s TBT is some silly photos of her band the angry orts (now called Fault Lines), taken in 2006. These are my early attempts at band portraits, so please forgive me. Happy birthday Sara, and you’re welcome!

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Pretty epic smoke-assisted sunset from a wedding I shot a few weeks ago. Taken at Christopher Bridge vineyards. © Jason Quigley

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I recently had the pleasure of documenting some Japanese students while they were in Portland as part of a BeGlobal exchange program. I photographed them as they were introduced to their host families, during an ESL class at PSU, and finally on a hot summer day picking berries on Sauvie Island as seen here. The main takeaway from this assignment is that teenagers are teenagers, no matter where they come from. 

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The Kingdom at PDX Pop Now! 2005

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Storm Large at Dante’s, 2004

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While on a trip to visit family in Southern California, I took some family portraits for my sis-in-law’s coworkers. I tried to arrange these two pairs of sisters like it was a band portrait but they had a hard time keeping a straight face. We got it eventually, but I like the outtake. 

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pretty typical Saturday down by the river in Portland.

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Here’s an idea: when you’re hanging out at home watching the kids, tease your poor dog with a tennis ball and snap a bunch of crappy iphone shots and see what you get.

Nick Jaina at Loveland, 2004

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Modernstate at Holocene, 2004

Modernstate at Holocene, 2004

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