Welcome to Portlandia Candids

Portlandia Candids’ mission is to ensure that you leave the selfie stick behind and never look back. It is our job to give you high quality professional photos of you on your visit to Portland along with a fun guided tour of some of Portland’s most alluring sights. Our approach to photography is a candid one, where…

Pioneer Courthouse Square and the Park Blocks

Enjoy a leisurely stroll through the southwest park blocks, the museum district and iconic Pioneer Courthouse Square. The square used to be the Portland Hotel, which was the center  of Portland’s high society for over sixty years. In 1975 it became a dedicated public space and was later made into what it is today. This tour…

Tilikum Bridge & Aerial Tram

Let’s check out Portland’s newest bridge the Tilikum Crossing along with the Aerial Tram! This bridge was designed by the same architect as the new Bay Bridge in San Francisco and finished in 2015. This is a fun walking shoot starting on the southwest waterfront. We will first walk across the bridge on the south…

Hawthorne Bridge & Salmon Street Fountain

Let’s check one of Portland’s oldest and most infamous downtown bridges, the Hawthorne. This bridge was built in 1910 and is the busiest cyclist bridge in the city with over 8,000 daily. Once across the bridge we will go down to Tom McCall Waterfront Park, which was a freeway until 1974 and was opened as…

Portland International Rose Test Garden

Visit the marquee attraction of the City of Roses and take in the beauty of roses from around the world along with classic views of the city.  This photo shoot is sure to be a time honored addition to your memory book. The Rose Garden was dedicated in 1924 and was originally put in place to…

Oregon Museum of Science & Industry (OMSI)

OMSI is a great place for all ages, with interesting and fun rotating exhibits along with classics such as the U.S.S Blueback submarine docked just outside. This tour is open ended to your interests and you will find that time will slip away at this mind opening institution. For kids there is the science playground, with…