Before looking through the camera lens, the expert photographers at Picture People spend time getting to know their subjects and establishing a strategy for conveying their personalities in print. Then, film-ready clients pose in the bright camera room, airing teeth amid colorful backdrops and creative props. Following snapshots, subjects make their way to the selection station to choose their favorite poses from their session, which may be treated with sepia tones, color accents, and decorative borders to suit any wall, wallet, wallpaper pattern, or trophy walleye.
Picture People encourages subjects to arrive 15 minutes early to the shoot and offers a variety of creative tips to help enhance mantel-dominating final results. The studio ensures satisfaction with a 100% guarantee on finished products.
Elsinore Gallery owners Steve and Barbara Narkaus preserve all varieties of memento within more than 200 types of frames. Alongside stock and custom frames of wood, metal, and lacquer, hundreds of matting options give dimension to encased diplomas, family portraits, or parking tickets. Frames in sizes 24"x30" or 24"x36" preserve larger items, such as a movie poster or a member of the rebel forces frozen in carbonite. The husband-and-wife pair also stocks the shop's gallery with the works of local artists, including Barbara's own golf-theme artwork, which grants everlasting views of the scenic golf courses in the Pacific Northwest.
Authentic, artistic portraiture & weddings that reflect your true essence. Brian's award-winning style is fused somewhere between his classical portraiture training, and his upbeat love of both nature and contemporary posing. SW Portland-based, we've been flown around the world to share our gifts as quality image-makers.
For more than 20 years, Amy and Chip Bradshaw have amassed a fine inventory at Bradshaw Frame & Gallery. With more than 4,000 frames, liners, and fillets in their offerings, their skilled team builds frames unique to each customer and their needs. They have such skill in crafting elegant display cases for objects such as sports memorabilia that they can create 3D shadowboxes for soccer jerseys, marathon medals, or an actual linebacker tackling a helpless soccer goalie. To keep precious art and artifacts safe from the elements, they have a full line of Tru Vue glass, including low-cost and museum-quality varieties. Mats protect framed items, too, and come in linen, silk, suede, and more.
Not only do they frame artwork for ideal presentation, Bradshaw Frame & Gallery's staffers also offer open-and limited-edition prints from national and international artists. The expert craftspeople offer prints on canvas with brush stroke enhancement, giving the prints the look and feel of the original. With the same technology, they can print customer files, photos, and affidavits forbidding their documents to be replicated. They can also assist clients with interior design and help them pick artwork and framing for their space with their courtesy home and office consultation.
Framed Art's experts transform unsheathed artwork, photographic heirlooms, and old family tax returns into custom-trussed adornments worthy of the most exclusive fireplace mantles. An 8"x10" frame ($50+) modestly complements a stairwell gallery of school portraits, while a 22"x28" casing ($100+) could corral a raucous concert poster. Basic framing estimates cover matting, backing, glass, and a plain perimeter of black wood or metal. Larger or more ornate options ensconce the most precious specimens in carved wood, lace mattes, or lasers.
The owner-artists at Portland Picture Frame summon a combined three decades of experience as they nestle paintings, photos, kids' art, tickets, and other wall cargo into custom-assembled frames. The store’s professional designers consult with customers to begin the decision-making process, choosing from hundreds of frames and mats, including deep shadow boxes, filigreed gold, mat-black finishes, and artfully arranged lincoln logs. Glass can also be customized, with options from regular clear to museum quality. Portland Picture Frame's staff also applies their expertise when meticulously restoring art. Their trained eyes offer complimentary in-home or office consultations in the Portland metro area.