Reviews - Melissa Toledo


RECENT CLIENTS INCLUDE:

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


READ WHAT THEY'RE SAYING ABOUT THEIR EXPERIENCE WITH TOLEDO IMAGES PHOTOGRAPHER MELISSA TOLEDO:

Oregon Tradeswomen

• Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc. - event photography
Oregon Tradeswomen works with Melissa to document our annual Career Fair and other events. We are absolutely thrilled with her work and ability to capture key moments at our dynamic gatherings. Melissa is not only an immensely talented artist who delivers gorgeous, engaging images, she is also a reliable professional.


Jai Ho! Dance Parties

• Jade Maniscalco, Operations Manager at Bollywood Dreams Entertainment & Jai Ho! Dance Party - event photography
Melissa is awesome to work with! Her event photography is truly exceptional. She's also quick to respond to messages and consistently meets deadlines. I've been working with her on a monthly basis for the past year and it has been nothing short of a delightful experience. We've been able to use her work to promote numerous events of ours, and we couldn't be more grateful to have her on our event team. Melissa is a gem.


TriMet Wall Graphic

• Rod Carlson, CEO / Owner, SpeedPro Imaging of Portland - commercial photography
Working with Melissa was GREAT! I was looking for a photographer for my company photos who was easy to work with, creative and professional. Melissa was just that! She has a very creative eye for photography and I recommend contacting her for your next photo shoot! Cheers!


6K Run/Walk

• Sarah Shearer, Heroes In Recovery 6K Run/Walk - event photography
Melissa was great to work with! I hired her to photograph an outdoor run/walk, and the results were great. Would def recommend!


Book Launch & Charity Gala

• Nora Gedgaudas, Author of "Primal Fat Burner" - event photography
Not only is Melissa exceedingly professional, reliable and personable, but she is one talented photographer. Her pictures were creatively composed and simply gorgeous! I cannot recommend her services enough.


Nike Product Photography - multiple projects

    • Brian Votaw, Digital Creative Director - commercial photography
    I've hired Melissa several times to shoot photos and video of our apparel on model and as lay-downs. She plans and works efficiently. She's a technical wizard and a creative resource on set. Her post production work is quick and quality. She's my first choice in photographers. Highly recommended.


    Business / Company Social Media Shoot

    • Leslie Wells, Beutler Ink - employee portraits & group photography
    We had a wonderful experience working with Melissa, and the images turned out great! Highly recommend.


    Modo, Inc - Office & Staff imagery for Social Media

    • Bob Marchant, President / CEO - Corporate headshots and Office environmental imagery for social media
    The shots look great. You have a good sense of what you shot.


    Convention

    • NorthWest Naturopathic Physicians 60th Convention - event photography
    Melissa did a fantastic job. The photos look great and she was very personable.


    Business Portrait for Web Site

    • Chuck Chapman M.A., No More Mr Nice Guy Coach - professional portrait 
    OH MY GOSH, YOU ARE SO AWESOME!! The photos are great and thank you so much for being so easy to work with.


    Actor Portraits

    • Evonne De La Fuente - professional portrait 
    Had an awesome experience with Melissa, she is incredibly professional & a complete pleasure to work with! My photos came out amazing!!! 

    • Bill Johnson - professional portrait 
    I had a great 1 hour photo shoot w/ Melissa Toledo for some new shots that I needed. I'd already checked out her website and just knew she was the right one for the job. Contacted her and very quickly booked a next day appt. She's a total professional. Right on time for our appt. She took extra time to get the lighting right and was very easy to work with. Melissa was very helpful with wardrobe choices and provided me with almost too many choices for my final pictures. I would highly recommend Melissa Toledo for your next photo shoot. Great job!


    Couple /Family Portrait

    • Matt Oxley - couple shoot
    Melissa was fantastic. Great images received and a pleasure to work with!!!

    • Julia Trinchero - engagement shoot
    The photos are beautiful! Jake and I wish we could have them all, you did such a wonderful job.


    Model Portrait

    • Lady Wolf, portrait shoot
    Melissa is fantastic to work with. Professional, easy going, and well organized. Her studio space is inviting and comfortable to work in. She provided constructive feedback, edited photos quickly, and is overall a wonderful photographer to work with. I'm so happy that I had the opportunity to shoot with her!


    PDX Derby

    • Justin Lee, PDX Derby Racer - event
    The radist pictures I've seen of the derby yet! Good action shots, angles and quality.


    • Tom Cheevers - product photography
    Melissa creates exquisite photography for her clients. Her energy, vision and thought goes into every frame she shoots. I am grateful for the work she has done for me and my clients—it truly raises the bar. I highly recommend Melissa's work. Check out her site and her capabilities.

    • Ana Dugan, Aveda Institute Portland - portrait shoot
    Melissa is a extremely talented photographer! She has a keen eye for quality and is one of the fun, most laid back photographers I have had the pleasure of working with. She maintains professionalism while ensuring your comfort before, during, and after the shoot. One cannot go wrong when enlisting Melissa's talents, whether its low key, business, or glamour - I have yet to see a photo from her that doesn't increase the desire to see even more of her work!

    • Simon Liu, Empirical Wealth Management - corporate employee portraits
    These look great, thanks!

    • Nelli Millard, Designer at Nelli Millard Fashion House - event
    Melissa Toledo Photography is a top professional service for the Fashion !!!!! Love every picture of yours, Melissa!!!!

    • Mark H - social media shoot
    I had used Melissa for a one hour photo shoot downtown. She made the whole photo thing very easy and comfortable. Highly recommend for her talent and skills.

    • Suzy Que, Musician - band publicity shoot
    Highly recommended! Melissa Toledo Photography was just what our band needed. Thanks to her expertise and experience, the process was both fun AND productive! With our awesome new promo pics, we landed some fabulous gigs... Thank you!

    • Kirsty Lampi - family portrait shoot
    Melissa is amazing! She captured us! All three of us, a high energy little boy, his oh-so-want to be grown up sister, and very tired mom! All three of us with very different skin tones. She was less about what we wore and more about who we were. The pictures are real and our personalities just fall out of them! Love the pics! Love Melissa!

    • Brittany Walsh, Performer, Wanderlust Circus - portrait shoot
    I had such a great experience working with Melissa!! Not being a professional model, she helped me to feel comfortable working in front of the camera and was able to capture many incredible moments from our shoot together. She has an amazing eye and gift for photography, and any company, model, or other artist would be very lucky to have the opportunity to work with her.

    • Keri Atkins, Plus-Size Model - portrait shoot
    I've been lucky enough to work with Melissa Toledo a few times, and every single photoshoot went amazing. She's super fun to be around, easy to work with, and makes you feel comfortable in front of the camera. She also has a great eye: I loved every image I received!

    • Haydenn Harper - model shoot
    It's rare when I meet a photographer that knows what they're doing and gives constructive criticism. Melissa is one of those photographers! She knows what makes a good photo and directly tells models how they can improve in the shoot. And most importantly, I felt completely comfortable working with her so my photos came out better. I'm glad I got to work with her!

    • Matthew Alan - model shoot
    First off, Melissa is one of the sweetest, funniest photographers I have yet to work with. She is intelligent using the camera, as well as guiding others while they are shooting. She knows exactly what she wants from her models and gives them great direction. As a result, the final product turns out AMAZING. I HIGHLY recommend using Melissa for any of your photography needs!

    • Jade Barker - model shoot
    Melissa is professional and accommodating. I felt at ease with her behind the camera and appreciated her direction and perspective. The images are soft and strong all at the same time. I have never had a photographer capture me so well. I would work with Melissa again in a heart beat!

    • Maja Dlugolecka - model shoot
    Melissa is a joy to work with. Professional, full of energy, and gives great direction.

    • Vivian Saechao - portrait shoot
    Melissa was great! Such great energy, comforting and funny!

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