Shake It Til We Make It Gala

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of photographing the Brian Grant Foundation's Shake It Til We Make It gala at the Rose Garden.  The events producer, Sue Cool's, attention to detail is incredible.  Unless you looked up at the ceiling to see the Blazers logo above you, it was easy to forget that you were inside the Rose Garden.  Hollywood Lights, a personal favorite of mine, provided all of the lighting for the event.  I think I was what I am now referring to as "rain curtains" in my house!  Here are a few images from the event.

Lindsey Rickert

Portland, OR, United States of America

I turned to photography at a young age as a way to manipulate the world in front of me into endless possibilities. It remained a hobby for several years until I decided to run away from the snow in Iowa and towards the rain in Portland, OR. While I was inspired by film makers and my surroundings, I had a tendency to pick apart single frames and freeze them. My memory wasn't a movie playing back in my head, it was a series of still images that created a narrative. This translates into my work through the use of lighting and props that build a scene and create a story. When I am not taking pictures, I spend my time roller skating, playing with my puppy Charlie Von Shitbird (he is very sophisticated), spending time with my snake Vans, embarking on capers with my girlfriends, messing around with special fx makeup, and exploring the great Pacific Northwest and all it has to offer. The best thing about my job is getting to meet a variety of people. No to shoots are the same and I thrive on getting to know my clients and collaborating with them to create truly unique and bold images that fit their needs. Whether it be wedding photography, family portraits, small business needs, or you simply want a kick ass original portrait. If you are looking for a creative experience that will not only boost your confidence but create a lasting memory then lets make it happen!