I am Rosemary Ragusa, a photographer with a passion for storytelling, available for adventures in Portland, Oregon, and worldwide. My candid portraiture will tell the world your story, whether you need the fleeting and fantastic moments of childhood captured, a professional portrait that tells your audience who you are at a moment’s glance, personal and unique wedding photography, or the documentation of your life story through a collection of images old and new. Together we’ll create a lifetime of heirloom pieces that will be cherished for generations to come.

Family Portraits with Pets – SE Portland

Posted by Rosemary Ragusa on October 21st, 2014


I recently met with and captured portraits of this gorgeous couple and their sweet pups in SE Portland. Allie & Katie are traveling nurses working here in the Portland area for a spell and they got in touch with me for a portrait session. Most likely because it is SO beautiful in our fine Pacific NW.  The ladies are originally from Virginia (which is where I am originally from too!) so we bonded over sweaty summers and being different in a red state!

They have the most adorable one eyed pup named Little Bit and another furry baby named Willow.

The five of us had such a great time creating portraits on a perfect summer evening in Portland. Thanks ladies! Come back to see us soon.



Family Portraits – Oregon Coast

Posted by Rosemary Ragusa on October 12th, 2014


This summer I had the distinct pleasure of meeting Jody, Cat & little M. The three of them joined me at the Oregon Coast for some family portraits. M immediately captured my heart with his warm smile and dashing good looks. The four of us had a fabulous time running around on a warm summer evening – and I got some of my favorite portraits of the year!


Couple Portraits on the Oregon Coast

Posted by Rosemary Ragusa on October 8th, 2014


Ah love! It’s a beautiful thing. Especially when you are on the spectacular Oregon coast on a perfect summer evening!

I met up with Kelly & Brian for an engagement portrait session for the wedding they’re planning for next summer in California, in their hometown. What an adorable, fun, and relaxed couple they are. I had a great time frolicking on the seaside, capturing portraits of these two lovebirds. Congratulations Brian & Kelly!


Family Portraits – Laurelhurst Park

Posted by Rosemary Ragusa on October 7th, 2014

Family Portraits SE Portland
I met up at Laurelhurst Park on a perfect summer evening with the sweet family, and the four of us had so much fun romping around in the beautiful light while I captured Baby T and his parents as they basked in the summery splendor of the park. I love watching little ones grow and capturing their evolution over those precious first months and years, and Baby T is certainly no exception. Thanks to Ben and Angela for inviting me to capture their little one as he crosses the one-year mark and moves into toddlerhood. Watch out, world!


Family Portraits – SE Portland

Posted by Rosemary Ragusa on September 22nd, 2014

This summer I reunited with friends Katy & Sarah (who’s wedding I photographed – see my blog post from that beautiful day here: http://www.rosemaryragusa.com/wedding-photography-world-forestry-center-oregon.html) to capture some family portraits with their new little one!


I had a wonderful time frolicking with the adorable trio at the Crystal Spring Rhododendron Garden in SE Portland, one of my favorite places to go for a nature stroll.

I’m so excited to see this little family grow and change over the years!