200 NW 101 Avenue
Portland, OR 97229
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About Us

Excellent work, affordably priced, unobtrusively performed -- what more could you ask?

Frank Lavelle has been a fine art photographer and photographic educator for over twenty years. He has taught at the nation's most prestigious workshops in Maine and Santa Fe, as well as Newspace Center for Photography in Portland. Frank was also Director of Photographic Education for The Smithsonian Institution's Associates Program for over twenty years, all the while photographing literally hundreds of weddings. Experience counts.  Couples frequently comment that they don't remember him even taking the photographs - the highest compliment. Ultimately, Frank considers being trusted to photograph a wedding an honor and a privilege.  Consider choosing Frank to capture all the spontaneity, uniqueness, joy, and love that will be your wedding day.


Languages Spoken
Photo Options
AlbumsDigital FilesPhoto CD
Photography Shoot Options
Ceremony / ReceptionEngagementPortraiture
Photography Style
CandidPhotojournalismTraditional / ClassicVariety / Blend



Frank is and amazing photographer. He is kind caring and discusses your vision. He has a wonderful energy and will create visual memories that you will treasure for a lifetime.

Mar 07, 2013

Frank is a gifted artist, his photographs are the essence of time. I accompanied Frank to a wedding many years ago, I watched him work his magic, he blends in seamlessley and has an inate sense for capturing poignant candid moments Pam

Dec 10, 2012

Wonderful photography! Truly talented!

Dec 09, 2012

Frank is a great photographer - all I ever hear is how wonderful he was and how easy he made the whole process. Call him for your special day!!!

Jun 07, 2012

Frank --- you did wonderful, creative shots at my wedding at the Hay Adams across from the White House! Even the snipers on the roof did not deter you from getting the best shots! Thanks so much -- Laura and Michael Byer

Feb 02, 2012

Not only is Frank an excellent photographer, he's also a lot of fun to have at your wedding and other events.

Feb 01, 2012

Frank is an excellent photographer, whether for events or for his art work. He is a pleasure to have working your event. The results are a treasure! I've no doubt you will be pleased.

Jan 31, 2012

Awesome photog! Who else can say their wedding photog taught at the Smithsonian!

Jan 31, 2012