when bart met marli

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After wrapping the story in Bend, OR,  the crew and I drove into Portland late at night to work on another portrait for Glamour the following morning.  Bart and Marli own a super fun bar called The Fixin’ To .    I grew up in the South from 5th grade through my undergrad,  so when I step into a bar that has ‘Southern Soul’ (as described on their site),  I can’t help but get a bit excited.  Homemade lemonade, and delicious small plates definitely make this place worth stopping by if you’re in town.

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An outtake of Marli whispering sweet nothings into Bart’s ear.

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Marli being a good sport lifting some not so light suitcases.

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Marli getting done up by the always wonderful Jennifer Verador.

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Bart, like all men, patiently awaiting for his lady to be ready for the shoot.  Bart is one cool guy – he’s a freelnace writer and even better, an SEC football fan.

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Shooting some baggage.

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Shoot wrapped, now off to find lunch. Crossing the sweet St. Johns suspension bridge.

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John Street Cafe

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Bathroom wall art at John Street Cafe

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Stumptown Coffee.  My favorite cup.

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Stumptown panorama.

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Hotel Modera Lobby. Good place to crash.

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Hanging outdoors Hotel Modera.

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Amazing dinner at the Veritable Quandry.  If you are in Portland,  do yourself a favor and eat dinner here.

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Vertiable Q bar.

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Jennifer and trusty assistant Johnny heading out to breakfast without me.

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Pit stop at Cargo.  Cool place to pick up some antiques and some random imports.

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Mother’s Bistro + Bar for breakfast.  By far Portland’s best breakfast and comfort food spot.

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I ate my orange slice first,  thinking that would minimize any excess clogging to my arteries.

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Headed back to Seattle,  but not far stopping by Adidas HQ for a portfolio meeting.

2 thoughts on “when bart met marli

  1. awesome pictures! I love the ones around the coffee shop and cafe especially. This makes me want to go to Portland and explore! 🙂

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