Michal Thompson

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

Motion

Several of our Project Dayshoot photographers created images that capture motion, and we love the way that these images tell a longer story by capturing just a split second.

Rowan Treese practices Flamenco under the tutelage of Danica Sena, at Portland's School of Oregon Ballet Theater.  Photo by Fritz Liedtke

Rowan Treese practices Flamenco under the tutelage of Danica Sena, at Portland's School of Oregon Ballet Theater. Photo by Fritz Liedtke

10:58 a.m. - Kids zero in on a huge soap bubble rendered with poles and string during "Bubbles and Boxes" day at the daily Outpost at Shute Park, free supervised play for children throughout the summer five days a week, including a free lunch.  Photo by Michal Thompson

10:58 a.m. - Kids zero in on a huge soap bubble rendered with poles and string during "Bubbles and Boxes" day at the daily Outpost at Shute Park, free supervised play for children throughout the summer five days a week, including a free lunch. Photo by Michal Thompson

Willamette Valley Water Polo's Alexandera Glenn attemps to break up a pass during the Nike Open Water water polo tournament at Foster Lake near Sweet Home.  Photo by Mark Ylen

Willamette Valley Water Polo's Alexandera Glenn attemps to break up a pass during the Nike Open Water water polo tournament at Foster Lake near Sweet Home. Photo by Mark Ylen