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  • Documentary Family Photography by Cliff Etzel

    Through The Eyes of a Child

    I captured this precious moment while sitting outside having coffee with a sales & marketing consultant I was working with for growing my photography business. She had the cutest British accent as she and her family were visiting her grandparents here in Eugene, Oregon. She was very energetic most of the time but I able […]

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  • Serendipity In Color

    I’ve made it a habit for years to have my camera sitting out just in case an image presents itself. And that experience bore this out for this image while I was enjoying an Americano at Vero Espresso House in my home town of Eugene, Oregon. The similarities in color of the paint on the […]

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  • Alley Way Signage

    Street photography moment while walking around downtown Salem Oregon. The color of the ad on the wall first caught my eye and knew I needed to be patient for a decisive moment of someone walking by. The pigeons added just that little extra to this captured moment.

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  • Working and Coffee

    I was in Salem, Oregon for business and Archive Coffee and Bar has become my go to for a great Americano. The ambiance of the establishment exudes a certain somewhat nostalgic mood in the decor and the way the light illuminates the interior. I’ve learned over the course of my professional career is to sit […]

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  • Documentary Wedding Photography by Cliff Etzel

    Childhood Innocence

    I captured this moment of a little girl playfully dancing at my son’s wedding. I had observed her running and jumping in the innocence that only young childhood seems to allow these days. This moment was all about her dancing and playing freely after the ceremony. It’s these nuanced moments and the ability to see […]

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