With more than 20 years of professional photography experience behind him, Chad Baker has accumulated an impressive portfolio. Having snapped photos for families, weddings, and commercial clients, he's seen it all and knows what sort of amenities put his subjects' minds at ease. To wit, he offers inclusive packages and optional add-ons such as professional hair and makeup styling.
Yuen Lui Studio, a family-owned photography business specializing in individual and family portraits and wedding photography, creates visual heirlooms in a tradition of quality it has upheld since 1947. With several area studios available, each boasts a multitude of backdrop options for portraiture sessions, or photographers may take sessions outdoors to add natural scenery to the frame. Wedding and engagement shots come to life under the careful eyes of each photographer as they seize rare moments and trap them in frames to be displayed like trophies from a hunt. High-school, child, baby, and family portraits keep precious memories locked in time for clients, who can peruse an online gallery of their images after their session.
Big Frog Custom T-Shirts & More of Beaverton's garment artists emblazon wearable canvases with wearer-created logos, slogans, and designs. Big Frog utilizes direct-to-garment printing techniques that dye designs directly into fabric, ensuring images never crack, separate, peel, or elope with family portraits. Flag-football players can sling screen passes to teammates sporting personalized colored unisex T-shirts ($16.99 each), and golfers can taunt fellow players with their low handicaps scrawled on white pique polos ($24.99). Custom-printed mouse pads ($10.79) add personalized touches to cubicles, and car flags with poles ($16.49) can show support for favorite teams. Prices may vary from website to location.
Some people never use their brain to its full potential, whereas others stretch their brain far beyond its potential—and try to take over the world. At Power Brain Training Center, certified brain-education trainers fuse traditional Asian mind-body practices with the principles of neuroscience to create a curriculum that teaches adults and children how to properly manage the power of their brains. The center utilizes its own five steps of brain education to help people reduce stress, improve concentration, lose weight, and have those long-awaited telepathic conversations with their pets. The trainers use a combination of physical exercise to amp up blood circulation and mental-fitness exercises to help the brain become more adaptable. Mindful breathing and confidence-building exercises work to release negative emotions and refresh the brain. Finally, the trainers teach their pupils to implement the principles of their training in daily life to help students master and control their brain's potential for good.
Play Boutique makes a thoroughly wholesome experience out of the classic childhood combination of snacks and playtime. Kids burn off energy in structured but creative educational play sessions, stopping for snacks made from ingredients such as Tillamook cheddar cheese, low-fat greek yogurt, and fresh fruits and veggies. Themed events often arrange for simultaneous parents' date-night entertainment and kids' activities.
Taylor Boone?s effusive personality lends itself well to her photography, where she creates a comfortable atmosphere for everything from family portraits to boudoir shoots. During each session, her gentle encouragement and seasoned guidance helps her clients? truest selves to shine through in each photograph. She possesses a versatile knack for style, creating a dreamlike softness for baby pictures and an editorial edginess for senior portraits as easily as the timeless vintage air she adds to boudoir shots. Beyond imbuing the photos with style, her postsession editing can also subtly cover imperfections and reveal hidden messages formed in tendrils of hair.