Tag: Oregon 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 […]

Stacey Kohler, 54

Stacey Kohler, 54 “I do not feel old at all. In fact, I feel younger inside because I don't sweat the small stuff anymore at all!” Stacey Kohler was photographed in 2021 at the age of 54.

“I do not feel old at all. In fact, I feel younger inside because I don’t sweat the small stuff anymore at all!” Laid back, easygoing, and real, Stacey embraces being sure of herself and not caring what other people think of her. Her inner spirit and her four boys have influenced her the most […]

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 […]

Carrie Keys, 50

Carrie Keys, 50 “Life is what we make it!” Carrie Keys was photographed and interviewed by Photographer Rachel Hadiashar in 2021 at the age of 50.

“Life is what we make it!” Open-minded, caring, and resilient, Carrie finds the positive in challenging situations. She believes the most rewarding thing about getting older is the ability to look back at all life’s experiences, to learn from them, and to know that there is so much more to come. Happiest around her friends […]

Robyn Beisell, 64

Robyn Beisell, 64 Robyn Beisell was photographed and interviewed in 2021 at the age of 64. “Kill your inner critic. She's wrong about everything.”

“I do not support society’s narrow definition of physical beauty. Personality, passion, experience, heartfelt conversation, interaction with the world, integrity, personal ethics, humor, and individual gifts combine to create interesting people. I find that complexity fascinating and attractive.” “I would love for society and all media to portray older people as most of us truly […]

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 […]

Sari Peterson, 59

Sari Peterson, 59 “Whatever you do, do it fully. With your whole being - live fully, love with your whole heart. Don't hold some back, or you'll be watching your life instead of living it.” Sari Peterson, 59 as interviewed by Photographer Rachel Hadiashar in 2021 in Portland Oregon.

“Whatever you do, do it fully. With your whole being – live fully, love with your whole heart. Don’t hold some back, or you’ll be watching your life instead of living it.” “I have learned how to be content without becoming stagnant.” “I’m also passionate about our Earth. Not only in a save the planet […]

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 […]

Joy Shenk, 88

Joy Shenk, 88 “Have a passion. I don’t care what it is, just have a passion. It will save you.” Oregon Photographer Rachel Hadiashar interviewed Joy Shenk in 2021 at the age of 88 at the studio in Portland, Oregon.

Loyal, positive, and energetic, Joy finds great happiness in the blessings she has received throughout her life. Joy loves being around people and enjoys caring for those around her. Those who know Joy admire her for her compassion, energy, and passion. Outspoken, you always know where you stand with Joy. Joy feels blessed to get […]