Portraits

Portraits of Oregonians

Nothing can represent Oregon better than its people. Today we're sharing a few portraits of Oregonians that our photographers captured.

Want to see more portraits? Here are some we posted last year.

 Atlanta native and 4-year Portlander Dee Gibson bartending at Dig A Pony on SE Grand.  Photo by Intisar Abioto

Atlanta native and 4-year Portlander Dee Gibson bartending at Dig A Pony on SE Grand. Photo by Intisar Abioto

 A young student wears a big grin while waiting for his class to begin at the Dual Language Academy, a program taught in both English and Spanish and run concurrently with the district's migrant summer school program at Lincoln Street Elementary.  Photo by Michal Thompson

A young student wears a big grin while waiting for his class to begin at the Dual Language Academy, a program taught in both English and Spanish and run concurrently with the district's migrant summer school program at Lincoln Street Elementary. Photo by Michal Thompson

 Deanna VanDoozer of Liberty Bakery in Joseph.  Photo by Erika Plummer

Deanna VanDoozer of Liberty Bakery in Joseph. Photo by Erika Plummer

Family

Describing a day in the life of Oregonians would be impossible without this week's theme: family. We collected dozens of images of Oregonians with their families on July 15th, and we're thrilled to share a few with you.

 The Davis family at Azalea Park in Brookings, Oregon.  Photo by Jim Hair

The Davis family at Azalea Park in Brookings, Oregon. Photo by Jim Hair

 Tali Langi and his wife, Masi, came to America for a visit and decided to stay.  After spending time talking about their heritage, Tali gathered his family consisting of his wife and four sons (Eric, Talileka, Tevita, and Tavaki) for a family photo.  Photo by Jan Landis

Tali Langi and his wife, Masi, came to America for a visit and decided to stay.  After spending time talking about their heritage, Tali gathered his family consisting of his wife and four sons (Eric, Talileka, Tevita, and Tavaki) for a family photo. Photo by Jan Landis

 97-year-old Lois Hoffman sits with her 15-month-old great grand daughter Mackenzie Hoffman in Ontario, Oregon.  Photo by Larry Hoffman

97-year-old Lois Hoffman sits with her 15-month-old great grand daughter Mackenzie Hoffman in Ontario, Oregon. Photo by Larry Hoffman

Portraits

Photographers have always created portraits, and Project Dayshoot resulted in many incredible examples of the form. Here are just a few of the wonderful portraits of Oregonians that were taken on July 15th. 

 Portlander Jeffrey Ayers on the corner of Killingsworth and Albina.  Photo by Intisar Abioto  

Portlander Jeffrey Ayers on the corner of Killingsworth and Albina. Photo by Intisar Abioto 

 Ron Meyer, 75, and his wife, Lana, are the third generation to own and run Meyer Orchards, which has been in business for 103 years.  Photo by Betty Udesen

Ron Meyer, 75, and his wife, Lana, are the third generation to own and run Meyer Orchards, which has been in business for 103 years. Photo by Betty Udesen

 Portrait of a young girl in Peninsula Park, North Portland.  Photo by Helen Silvis

Portrait of a young girl in Peninsula Park, North Portland. Photo by Helen Silvis