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Reversed Lens Photography

Portland , OR
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LOCATION

1136 SE Grand Avenue
Portland, OR US 97214 (map)

PHONE

503-922-1122

WEBSITE

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ABOUT US

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RLP Studios specializes in translating the emotion and connection of life's... Read more
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RLP Studios specializes in translating the emotion and connection of life's moments into heirloom-quality art. It's such an amazing privilege to be a part of that, to share the most important moments of a lifetime.

Our style is fresh, unique, whimsical, and expressive. We see moments you've been planning down to the last detail as well as the completely unrehearsed moments that make your wedding celebration special-- capturing the beauty and joy of your first moments as husband and wife, the playful banter of attendant revelry, the flower girl as she's laughing with glee, the pensive father before he gives his daughter away. Wherever your love takes you, we'll be there with fresh eyes.

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Our studio is headed by us: us being Will and Emma, a husband/wife team. We've been creative partners for over a decade and bring that dynamic sense to every moment we capture. Neither of us is the "principle" photographer because we're artistic equals. We were art photographers long before we began photographing moving subjects and we still see life through a lens that hones in on details, subtleties, and the finer movements of love.

Part of that attention to detail includes how we relate to our couples. We get to know you-- the real you, not just the one that smiles for the camera. All of our packages include engagement sessions (which often begin with drinks or happy hour before-hand) and consultations throughout your engagement so that we can be sure to capture your vision and not just the one in our viewfinders.

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INFO FOR PHOTOGRAPHY

What primary photographic style do you identify with?
Contemporary, Photojournalism, Portraiture
What do your packages include?
Albums, Custom Graphic Design, Digital Files, Flush Mount, High Resolution Images, Matted Prints, Prints, Thank You Cards, Video Montage
Do you have liability insurance?
Yes
Do you offer special techniques such as hand-coloring or toning?
All of the images that we present to our couples have been edited and prepared for gift printing. When photographs and albums are ordered, they are taken to a fully-designed level to bring out the best in each image.
Do you have experience shooting in various lighting situations?
We specialize in both natural light photography and studio lighting, and enjoy using different lighting techniques to enhance different parts of your day. Some brides enjoy a fashion approach, while others enjoy a more natural effect. It's rewarding to know that we can really cater to your individual tastes so that your photos are a true reflection of you.
How many photographers do you work with?
We have two principal photographers and three associates. All of our packages include at least one principal so that you are always guaranteed that RLP look!
Do you sometimes book yourself for more than one event in a day? Weekend?
Once a wedding is booked for a day, the day is dedicated to our couple. We do have the ability to have two teams on any given day but both are dedicated to a unique event.
What kind of equipment do you typically bring with you on the day-of?
We have an incredibly wide range of lens and equipment, including a full complement of supplemental lighting, to ensure that every moment is captured in a unique way.
Are you available to shoot extra hours? If yes, how much do you charge for extra hours?
Our timeline always has a bit of flexibility-- we would hate to miss the best moments! And if you realize that the party is just too much fun we'll be there as long as you're still game for a nominal fee.
Do you charge for travel?
Most weddings within the Portland metro area and north Willamette Valley are within our standard travel area. There can be a minimal travel fee for areas outside of that.
In what format are the initial proofs offered?
Most of our couples prefer to use our online ordering and viewing site. For others, we provide pdfs of the images that can be printed, though we recommend that you consider the environmental impact before doing so.
Do you provide the digital files and/or negatives (or copies of the negatives) to the client?
All of our packages include a disk of all of the images that are included in your viewing gallery. They have all been edited and are suitable for small gift prints.
Will images be available for viewing online?
All of our couples have a personal gallery for viewing, ordering, and sharing with family and friends.
What kind of albums do you offer?
We have an amazing selection of custom albums. Most of our couples select a flushmount style, and we have three premium companies that we work with to ensure that your album will be one of a kind.

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Emily
Wedding:
4/24/2010
5.0/5.0
Will and Emma made an excellent team for our wedding and really listened to the shots that we wanted. Since we were planning our wedding from a distance, it was extremely helpful that they were timely in getting back to us, as well as flexible! When we had a question, they would always answer us quickly, whether in the office or at home! They were also able to see the ordinary with a creative eye! They were both extremely professional and personable. They made us feel very comfortable in front of the camera! I would absolutely recommend them for great event memories!

Emily
Portland, OR
Services Used: Photography
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Wedding:
9/5/2009
5.0/5.0
From looking at our wedding photos, one could hardly tell that the jam-packed, three-day affair was arranged in merely six weeks. On the second night of festivities, while waiting to make my grand entrance, I was pondering how much we'd accomplished. Everything looked just perfect. Only the lovely Portland weather couldn't decide if it wanted to rain or not. I looked out the window to see Will put down his camera to haul tables in out of the drizzle, only to pull them back out from the tent moments later, when the sky cleared up. Will, Em, and the rest of the Reversed Lens Photography crew, will not only capture your special moments in an artful way, they are thoughtful, quick on their feet, highly intuitive, and politely persuasive. With really no guidance at all, they discerned every important Indian tradition to capture, determined which ginormous gaggle of people comprised my family and inner circle and beautifully photographed all of them including my dog. They made my photos a treasure. For a special event, they seriously warrant your consideration.
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