About Melissa Toledo - Melissa Toledo

Nuyorican Photographer Melissa Toledo has been a creative professional for over 2 decades. Today she is a freelancer in Portland, OR, where she shoots for Corporations, Events, Smaller Businesses and Individuals. The imagery she creates is ideal for social media, websites, marketing, advertising, photo books, prints and more.

If you’d like to book your photography project, or perhaps set a time to chat about one, please feel free to send a message by clicking the "Contact Melissa" button.

Thank you for stopping by and for your interest in choosing Melissa for your photo project.


RECENT COMMERCIAL CLIENTS INCLUDE:

• Oregon Tradeswomen Inc.
• Portland International Auto Show
• Portland Golf Show
• O Duffy’s Beard Oil
• SpeedPro Imaging of Portland
• Switch
• RAW natural born artists
• Bollywood Dreams Entertainment
• Portland Creative Conference
• James Beard Foundation Taste America
• Benson Industries, Inc.
• Portland Braces
• Empirical Wealth Management
• Clark County Realty

• The CFA Society Portland
• PECO Astronics
• Heroes In Recovery
• Prestige Limousines
• SportsCare & Armworks
• Represent. Us
• Lane Powell PC
• Academy of Health and Medicine
• New Partners for Smart Growth
• Modus Operandi: Nike
• Nora Gedgaudas: Primal Fat Burner
• Modo Inc.


SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

• PRESS DAY LECTURE 2018 (below images) - "Taking Better Pictures with Event Photographer Melissa Toledo." University of Oregon.  Portland, OR.

• PHOTOGRAPHY LECTURE March 2018 (below images) - Photographer Melissa Toledo speaks with student activists about the importance of making every shot count and gives pointers on how to help make that happen.  Portland, OR. Invited by Social Activist Teressa Raiford.

• PHOTOGRAPHY MASTER CLASS 2017 - "Career Exploration and Creative Insights with Photographer Melissa Toledo." Benson Polytechnic H.S. / LÁMP:ARA.  Portland, OR.

• PHOTOGRAPHER INTERVIEW. "Photographer Melissa Toledo by Caroline Soria." Portland, OR. 2017 

• LATINO SERIES FESTIVAL 2016 - "Career Exploration Workshop with Newyorican Photographer Melissa Toledo." Benson Polytechnic H.S. / LÁMP:ARA.  Portland, OR.

EXHIBITIONS / MENTIONS
• BEST OF 2015: Toledo Images. Awarded by Thumbtack.
• The Chocolate & Art Show. Melissa Toledo Photography - "Noir Portraiture Collection." Portland, OR. 2015
• The St. Helens. Melissa Toledo Photography - "NW Fine Art Collection." Portland, OR. 2015
• Pancakes & Booze Art Show. Melissa Toledo Photography - "Portraits." Portland, OR. 2015
• TOP 3 PDX PHOTOGRAPHERS for 2013. Nominated by RAW: natural born artists.
• TRANSLATIONS. RAW, natural born artists. Melissa Toledo Photography - "Portraits." Portland, OR. 2013
• VisionMix Photographer Showcase. Melissa Toledo Photography - "Portraits." Portland, OR. 2013


PUBLICATIONS
• Ampersand Literary. Melissa Toledo Photographer; "Grand Canyon Collection" Nov 2016 
• American Writers Journal. Melissa Toledo Photographer; "Grand Canyon Collection" 2016 
• Dream Fever Magazine. New Americana Issue. Melissa Toledo Photographer; "Photo Story: Honor Guard Ceremonies" Fall 2015
• IMIRAGE Magazine. Passion and Fire Issue. Melissa Toledo Photographer; "Urban/Street Photography" Oct 2015
• Dream Fever Magazine. Body Confidence Issue. Melissa Toledo Photographer; "Portraits" Summer 2015
• Twisted Vine Arts Journal. Melissa Toledo Photographer; "Gone but not forgotten" Spring 2015
• Carrot Bean Magazine. Melissa Toledo Photographer; Black and White Landscape, "Enchanted" & "Solitude" Mar 2015
• NW Creative Arts Magazine. Melissa Toledo Photographer; Black and White Portraiture, "Portraits" Nov 2014
• Origami Journal. Melissa Toledo Photographer; "Fine Art" Winter 2014


MEMBERSHIPS
• Professional Photographers of America  
• Hispanic Pros

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