About Melissa Toledo - Melissa Toledo

Melissa has been a creative professional in both NYC and Portland. Positions she’s held include Photographer, Art Director, Studio Production Manager, and Production Artist. Agencies she’s had the pleasure to work for include DDB Worldwide, Modus Operandi, Liquid Agency, and Razorfish. And for the past seven years, Melissa has been focusing on her Photography business, Toledo Images.

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
• 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.
• Empirical Wealth Management
• Clark County Realty


SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
PRESS DAY LECTURE 2018 - "Taking Better Pictures with Event Photographer Melissa Toledo." University of Oregon.  Portland, OR.
Invited by the University of Oregon, I gave a lecture to Middle School and High School student on the topic of Taking Better Pictures.

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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