We’ll be back | A note from Tif

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Dear friends, One Portrait of Us has been such a beautiful and edifying experience for Us. We hope it has been for you. Our lives have gotten ahead of us and we have been so busy with them, so unfortunately, OPoU has been put on the back burner for now. We will not be gone…
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A piece of Natalia.

Natalia arrived in the United States two decades ago after an accident in Brazil left her needing dental work. After having her teeth fixed, she decided to stay. She opened a restaurant in downtown Los Angeles in 2006 called the wood spoon. She makes the food of her family. She is beautiful, lively, complimentary, optimistic, and…
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Meet The Lesués

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On the eve of our two year anniversary here at One Portrait of Us, we’re doing something a little different; Instead of one person, per feature, we’re introducing a husband and wife team. They’re part of the same team for life and are business partners for the company Stately Type and they are awesome. I asked them…
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Meet Courtney.

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I asked Courtney’s wonderful husband, Marc, to do the honors of introducing her, this is what he had to say — and I honestly couldn’t agree more. “Courtney will let you know if you stink. She will also be the one to drop by a cupcake on a day you need one. Both actions will…
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Meet Susi.

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On March 10, 2015, Colorado became the first state in the country to recognize May 1 as National Purebred Dog Day. The force behind the day, the resolution recognizing it, the Facebook page and the successful Kickstarter campaign to launch a National Purebred Dog Day website is one woman driven to restore balance to the…
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A piece of Shelby.

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On the summit of Angels Landing in Zion National Park, behind an outcropping of rock, Shelby McCune explained to his son topographical maps. He and his son came to Zion National Park for a weekend of hiking and time together. Shelby is a good, strong, kind, and caring man. He is quick to befriend and…
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A piece of Unknown.

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I don’t know her name, because we couldn’t speak to each other with words. We wandered through a palace in Kyoto, Japan, no continually saw this woman darting between locations, feeling every surface, smelling every plant, laughing, and chatting with anybody near her. I found myself alone with her at a dead end path. She…
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Meet Missy.

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I feel like Missy is the type of person who wakes up every morning and gives the whole world a big hug. She embraces each day with a steadfast optimism and she is just delightfully pleasant. She is well prepared for anything, too. She has a heart of gold and will welcome you into her…
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Introducing | A piece of… 

One Tuesday a month we have the privilege of seeing some of Logan Haven‘s work up close and personal. He travels a lot, and meets people from all walks of life. He is our newest collaborator,  his portraits envoke enough inspiration and power to be a statement in themselves, but he has gotten to know…
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Meet Erwin Jr.

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Erwin is constantly smiling, he has a whole lot of joy and offers it up to anyone who needs it. He is the man to go to if you need good music recommendations. He is an incredibly good graphic designer and artist (check out his instagram for his art, @projektoranje), and he holds his head…
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