Tag: Beaverton Photographer

Sue Dixon, 60

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

“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 phrase “be kind, have empathy and always walk through this world with grace and joy.” She loves spending time with her family and husband and feels most confident in her […]

Kay Ferguson, 80

Kay Ferguson, 80 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!"

“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!” Empathetic, caring, and honest, Kay is an incredible friend and is very family oriented. She and her BFF have been friends since second grade! She always has funny things […]

Vicki Farace, 56

Vicki Farace, 56 Vicki Farace was photographed in 2021 at the age of 56 by Photographer Rachel Hadiashar at the studio in Portland Oregon. “Oh, there's one more thing that's great… not giving a damn about trying to impress anyone and being ok in your skin.”

“Growing up in the 70’s-80’s, I used to think that I had to have the perfect face and big hair. I would never think of going anywhere without looking just right. Now, I think the less makeup the better. Embrace your natural look!” “Oh, there’s one more thing that’s great… not giving a damn about […]

Catherine Schindler, 53

Catherine Schindler, 53 “A coward dies a thousand deaths.” Catherine Schindler was photographed in 2021 at the age of 53 by Photographer Rachel Hadiashar at the studio in Portland, Oregon.

“A coward dies a thousand deaths.” Catherine deeply loves her family and grandchildren, and embraces the time she gets to spend with them. Compassionate, loving, and caring, Catherine has enjoyed her career as a nurse and loves that she gets to learn something new every day.  Intelligent and sarcastic, Catherine has found her most confidence […]

Delila Olson, 58

Delila Olson, 58 “My perceptions have absolutely changed over time, as I discover the societal conditioning at the root of my self-criticism and body shame. I'm still working on it, but I will say that the 50 over 50 photo shoot experience was profoundly positive for my body image, and my overall sense of seeing myself. I am profoundly grateful for this experience. I discovered a deeper love and appreciation for my middle-age, curvy, bumpy, imperfect form; and came away with deep gratitude for this body that carries me through the world.” Delila Olson was photographed in 2021 at the age of 58 by Photographer Rachel Hadiashar in Portland, Oregon.

“My perceptions have absolutely changed over time, as I discover the societal conditioning at the root of my self-criticism and body shame. I’m still working on it, but I will say that the 50 over 50 photo shoot experience was profoundly positive for my body image, and my overall sense of seeing myself. I am […]

Robin Carnese, 50

Robin Carnese, 50 “It is what it is! The Universe has a plan! In other words, stop wasting your time over worry and fret. Do what you can do, and leave the rest to whatever will be." Robin Carnese was photographed at age 50 in 2021.

“It is what it is! The Universe has a plan! In other words, stop wasting your time over worry and fret. Do what you can do, and leave the rest to whatever will be.” Robin is an incredibly resilient woman of 50 who has overcome so many obstacles and heartbreak in her lifetime, and has […]

Jimi Couture, 57

Jimi Couture, 57 “I have never liked getting my picture taken, but I'm finally comfortable with my body and confident in who I am.” Jimi Couture was photographed by Rachel Hadiashar in 2021 at the age of 57 at the studio in Portland, Oregon.

“I have never liked getting my picture taken, but I’m finally comfortable with my body and confident in who I am.” A confident, fair, and decisive leader, people are attracted to her integrity. Jimi also finds herself spiritually in tune with nature and the universe. People just like her. Jimi feels the most confident in […]

Deb Mrazek, 60

Deb Mrazek, 60 “My Great Grandmother inspired me to lean in and make it happen— regardless of what others think.” Photographer Rachel Hadiashar interviewed and photographed Deb Mrazek in 2021 at the age of 60, at the photo studio in Portland Oregon.

“My Great Grandmother inspired me to lean in and make it happen— regardless of what others think.” Deb is resilient and pragmatic, with a side of nurturing. Her can-do approach to life has both gotten her into and out of some unusual situations. She’s never the life of the party, but often someone others look […]

Julie Kick, 57

Julie Kick, 57 “Life is too short to spend one single minute with someone who doesn't think you're the most amazing person in the world.” Oregon Photographer Rachel Hadiashar interviewed and photographed author Julie Kick in 2021 at the age of 57 at the studio in Portland, Oregon.

“Life is too short to spend one single minute with someone who doesn’t think you’re the most amazing person in the world.”  Julie is an optimist with a huge heart and an unfailing belief in the human spirit. Julie is a singer, actress, and writer – recently publishing her first book. Fiercely loyal and direct, […]

Sharon Pollin, 62

Sharon Pollin, 62 “We can look at the time that we have as chapters, and it’s our choice what to title them.” -Sharon Pollin, 62

“We can look at the time that we have as chapters, and it’s our choice what to title them.” An incredible listener, people confide in Sharon and admire her heart. She loves spending time with her family and friends and enjoys being a “good, deep friend” to those around her. Sharon loves singing and playing […]