I am Rosemary Ragusa, a photographer with a passion for storytelling in Portland, Oregon. My natural newborn and family portraiture will beautifully capture your story. With a portrait session at home or your favorite outdoor location I will capture the fleeting and heartwarming moments of childhood in a place where you and your children make memories happen. Over the years we will create a lifetime of heirloom pieces that will be cherished for generations to come.



Home Life Portraits – NE Portland

Posted by Rosemary Ragusa on September 5th, 2017

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What pure joy it is to revisit old friends. Ten years ago I photographed the wedding of these wonderful women.  This summer they invited me into their home for some family portraits with their sweet daughter. We had a great time exploring their home and garden, looking for treasures, enjoying each other’s company and capturing a fabulous series of images that perfectly illustrates the calm, connectedness and love within this family’s home.

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Reconnecting with past clients and capturing a glimpse of their current lives is certainly my favorite part of working as a family portrait photographer!

I hope to see this glorious trio again soon.

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Newborn & Family Portraits – SE Portland, Oregon

Posted by Rosemary Ragusa on July 28th, 2017

There is nothing more exciting and worth remembering than the first new days of a new person’s life.

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I had the pleasure of visiting & capturing portraits of this sweet family as they were just getting to know little Momo in their home in SE Portland.

Mom, Dad and big brother couldn’t be happier to have this adorable addition to their family. Congratulations to all!

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Newborn Photography – SE Portland

Posted by Rosemary Ragusa on February 6th, 2017

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It brings me such joy to help a family celebrate a new life joining the fold. I was recently given this opportunity with this little foursome. Kim, Nick and big brother B were more than happy to show off their favorite baby girl. Portraits at home are the perfect way to get natural and beautiful newborn portraits. newborn-kid-portraitsnewborn-baby-family-photographykid-portraitsfamily-portraits-Portlandnewborn-baby-portraits

Family Portraits and Senior Portraits – SW Portland

Posted by Rosemary Ragusa on October 28th, 2016

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These kids are so fun to hang out with! I met up with this adorable foursome after school one day this October. This has been an especially soggy October in Portland but we manage to find time for a shoot between the storms when all 7 of us could meet! That was quite an accomplishment. Big brother, Sam is a high school senior so I paid him special attention while also capturing the rest of the family. The kids arrived first while mom and dad made their way to Tryon Creek State Park from downtown. This gave me lots of time to pal around with the kids. We had a great time running around the park, goofing off, and taking photos.

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By the time Erin & Matthew made it to the park we only had a few minutes of good light left (thanks the the next storm on the horizon) but we managed to get a few gorgeous shots of everyone together. Thank you Johnson-O’Brien family for such a wonderful session! Thank you to the Branstrom-O’Brien family for introducing us!

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Home Life Portraits – SE Portland

Posted by Rosemary Ragusa on October 28th, 2016

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This beautiful family is one of my favorites. I met these lovely women about 5 years ago when they met with me about photographing their wedding at the World Forestry Center. We started with a gorgeous engagement session in Sellwood Park. Then I captured their beautiful wedding!

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After a while we all decided to have a baby right around the same time and they had their sweet little girl a month before my little guy hit the scene.

They’ve gone on to create another! And he turned one just last week. I can’t tell you how much I adore this sweet little family! I had such a wonderful time with the foursome at their home in SE Portland. The kids were being wild and fun and the moms and I were doing our best to keep up with them.

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