Who We Are


Name: Name: Tom
Owner/Manager Phototainment PDX
Dream Photo Shoot: One of my favorite artists in their studio. Basquiat, Jacob Lawrence, and de Kooning would be my top three.
Favorite Photo Booth Prop: Bear mask with Trucker hat.
Camera Equipment I Can’t Live Without: Canon 5D Mark III with the 40mm pancake.

Name: Paul
Owner/Manager Phototainment SEA
Dream Photo Shoot: Kim Kardashian
Favorite Photo Booth Prop: Unicorn mask
Camera Equipment I Can’t Live Without: Battery charger

Name: Gina
Operations Manager PDX
Dream Photo Shoot: An underwater shoot with a pod of dolphins!
Favorite Photo Booth Prop: Any obnoxious pair of sunglasses
Camera Equipment I Can’t Live Without: My GorillaPod flexy tripod for all of my adventures!

Name: Kai
Event Photographer and Booth Operator
Dream Photo Shoot: I would love to go on tour with a major label group, taking behind the scenes photos and documenting the tour from the musician’s perspective.
Favorite Booth Prop: Gotta go with the glasses/rainbow boa combo. I always have to look fly when I’m in front of the camera.
Camera Equipment I Can’t Live Without: I just recently switched to prime lenses and I always walk around with my 35mm. It’s a great focal length for any quick and candid street photography situation.

Name: Jason
Event Photographer
Dream Photo Shoot: I would love to do intimate portrait sessions with some of my idols. Being able to convey them in a manner that represents my vision of them would be wonderful.
Favorite Booth Prop: My personal favorite booth prop is Ash’s chainsaw arm from the cult classic horror movie, “the Evil Dead”.
Camera Equipment I Can’t Live Without: My Nikon 135mm f/2 DC is my dream portrait lens and it is working wonders these days. But then again, a solid camera strap can be highly under-appreciated until you don’t have one on you!

Name: Jim
Booth Operator
Dream Photo Shoot: the Aurora Borealis
Favorite Booth Props: Animal masks!
Camera Equipment I Can’t Live Without: Film: developing pictures in a darkroom made me fall in love with photography

Name: Tim
Booth Operator and Event Photographer
Dream Photo Shoot: Any photo shoot where the client likes to have fun.
Favorite Photo Booth Prop: It would have to be a two piece combo: A goofy wig and some really nerdy glasses.
Camera equipment I Can’t Live Without: …honestly my iPhone. Because I always have it on me, it shoots both excellent quality video and photos.


Name: Bettina
Booth Operator
Dream Photo Shoot: Outer space zero gravity shoot with tons of cats and lasers.
Favorite Booth Prop: Creativity, man! It’s the best prop for any situation.
Camera Equipment I Can’t Live Without: Does coffee count? Also, a reliable flash.


Name: Ivy
Booth Operator
Dream Photo Shoot: Backstage at The Last Waltz….a girl can dream.
Favorite Photo Booth Prop: I’m a big fan of the chicken mask. Duh!
Camera Equipment I Can’t Live Without: Life would not be the same without a ring flash.