Jim + Ravyn Photographers:: Welcome

Hello! We are Jim and Ravyn Stadick. Welcome to our little home on the internet. First things first, Jim is like Jim … or Gym, you get it, right? Ravyn is like the bird. Stadick is like electricity. Yes, those are our real names. Together, we are a husband + wife photography team who love what we do and love our super fun, awesome, amazing clients even more. We are based in Portland, Oregon, and our hearts sing big time when we travel. 

You’ve made it to our blog. Here, you’ll find our latest work and a bit of our personal lives. If you want to know more, click on the contact button to send us a message. Be sure to visit our website for more about the J&R wedding photography experience. 

Be sure to scroll past this post to see our most recent work!

Cheers,

Jim & Ravyn

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The Incredible Holg

Happy Wednesday.  I just wanted to take a minute to share some frames from our latest roll from the Holga.  We got this baby last summer, and have dubbed her “The Incredible Holg.”  After developing the latest roll, from a few different trips (really trying to shoot more film… baby steps), we found out she gets along well with Tri-X 400.  They made beautiful babies together. -J

*On a side note, this is hopefully the first post out of a ton to come.  As you may know, we’re mainly a digital family, but we’ve been trying hard to incorporate more film into our diets.  It provides the necessary challanges for us to continue to push beyond our comfort zone and be creative, to work on technique, and hopefully create some really beautiful and artistic images.  Check out a few more on our personal blog.  The Oregon Tale*

 My favorite from the roll.

 My other favorite. :)

Holga 35mm // Kodak Tri-X 400

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Ali & Rachel :: Together

I love that Portland has opened our hearts. New people, places & experiences have given us a reason to approach every new situation with zest & eagerness.

Shortly after moving, I had the great pleasure of meeting Rachel. She’s also a photographer who creates so much beauty with light, space, and her wonderful subjects. 

Then there’s Ali … her loving husband. We met him the day of their session with us, and I can say without a doubt, they were made for each other.

Together, they shine.

They were married on a day we only see once every four years, and I think it’s one of those things that makes them even more special.

They ran around town with us a few weeks ago, and watching them together made my heart grow. We ended the night with conversation & drinks over a family style meal … talking about life & love. 

This is the story of Ali & Rachel’s love … 

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You two are radiant. Your little burrito is going to be one lucky baby … 

Ali & Rachel

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 Love this one! 

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One of my favorite images I’ve ever made … 

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Featured :: Champagne Wedding & Event Coordination

We’re so excited that we were featured today on Champagne’s blog today. They are an amazing wedding coordination company based right here in Portland. I had the amazing privelage of meeting with Mandi a few weeks ago, and she’s just great. If you’re looking for someone to help relieve some of the wedding planning stress, who will deliver above & beyond your expectations, do not hesitate to contact them! You can see our interview with Champagne over on their blog.

 If you found us from their blog, you might want to check out:

  • Our recent wedding posts
  • Our most recent engagement & anytime sessions
  • Our favorite wedding & engagement images of 2011 
  • … Maybe even a little bit about us
  • Our website can be found here, and we defininitely encourage you to scroll past this post to see what we’ve been up to lately. 

Thank you so much to Champagne for the feature, and thank you for checking us out. Do not hesistate to contact us with any questions about our wedding photography, or if you’re looking for a photographer and think we’re an awesome fit. 

Ravyn :: Anytime

As we roll into the new year, it has recently come to my attention that my presence on our blog has been weak, at best.  For that, I sincerely apologize.  Starting now, you will get more of the smartassness, bland humor, and possibly unwanted commentary from yours truly.  This will continue until I get emails and late night phone calls begging me to stop.  But I digress…

The real reason for this post is to give a look at a very recent shoot for the lovely (and better) half of Jim & Ravyn Photographers; one Miss Ravyn Stadick.  As you might know, R is cookin’ with gas on her, still rather new at just over a year, design company Three Fifteen Design.  As we made the trek to Oregon, she gained more traction with her designs and is starting the year off with some amazing new clients.  Upon beginning in a new location, the site has undergone some upgrades and R wanted to reflect her new setting and design atmosphere with updated portraits.  After roaming about the hills of NW Portland, we settled on a tiny “park” that consisted of a mossy path, hoards of pine trees, and a quiet seating area.  It was super fun to have her on the other side of the camera; a sometimes uncommon ground for the reclusive photographer. :)

Ravyn

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 My favorite of the day.  Always great to capture a sweet smile like that.

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 And this one… because what’s a shoot without some ridiculous crotch action on a self timer?

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Ali & Rachel :: One Frame

Ali & Rachel joined us for a little together session.

The two of them are quite lovely … Cannot wait to share more.

Ok, we lied … TWO frames! 

 

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