Melody Krantz, 56

“I can do it myself if I have to!”

“I can do it myself if I have to!” Portland Photographer Rachel Hadiashar interviewed and photographed Melody Krantz in 2021, at the age of 56.

Described as outgoing and compassionate, Melody prides herself on being able to talk to anyone. With her bubbly personality, Melody finds joy in countless aspects of her life, with particular regard to her granddaughter, husband, and friends. 

A lover of experiencing all that life has to offer, Melody embraced significant change in her life when her husband accepted a job in Saudi Arabia part-time. One of her greatest joys is sharing her knowledge of life with her granddaughter and helping her become a secure, independent woman. 

Melody loves spending time outside in the sunshine, gardening, and photography. She is grateful for her good health, marriage, children, and friends, and is enjoying embracing a new and more secure feeling phase of life. 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

I’M  RACHEL.

I take portraits of brilliant people being fancy.

Photographer Rachel Hadiashar is based out of a bright and airy studio space in Sherwood, Oregon, where she co-creates spirited and elegant images to showcase a client’s best self.
Photographer Rachel Hadiashar photographed and interviewed Sarah Jesudason in 2021 at the age of 50.

Sarah Jesudason, 50

“I used to be an absolute zinger on self-deprecating comments. I claimed it as self defense; if I said the bad things about myself, they

Read More »
“Life is so fragile- live with no regrets!” Sue Dixon, 60. As interviewed by Photographer Rachel Hadiashar

Sue Dixon, 60

“Life is so fragile- live with no regrets!” Loved, creative, changemaker. Kind, confident, and honest. Artistic, funny, loyal. Sue finds her values revolve around the

Read More »
Renée Sedillo at 50: “Regardless of what is going on in my life, I believe that there is always something good out there and always something to be grateful for.”

Renee Sedillo, 50

“Regardless of what is going on in my life, I believe that there is always something good out there and always something to be grateful

Read More »
“I fall in love with people's brains - to me, that's where to find beauty. As I’ve gotten older, I value intellect and perspectives. I rarely make a life decision or business decision without first bouncing it off of a few loved ones.” Dawn Tyree

Dawn Tyree, 50

“I fall in love with people’s brains – to me, that’s where to find beauty. As I’ve gotten older, I value intellect and perspectives. I

Read More »
Kay Ferguson, 80: “What you can accomplish at any age all depends on your health. Eighty is not the end of your life if you’ve taken care of yourself!"

Kay Ferguson, 80

“What you can accomplish at any age all depends on your health. Eighty is not the end of your life if you’ve taken care of

Read More »
headshot session in Portland
baker product shots portland or

sign up for email list

newsletter OPT IN

Ocassionally I send out offers and tips via email!

musician portraits portland oregon

Join the list!

A lot of moving pieces go into planning for your portrait session –  and we know it can be overwhelming! Follow along with our newsletters for offers and tips.