Specializing in the photography of people: weddings - portraits - family - events - theater.
Still photography and video services.
Serving primaily the area around Yachats, OR: Florence, Waldport, Newport, Toledo, Lincoln City, but happy to travel farther to serve your needs.
Please check my website for more samples of my work, and full information on our services.
Questions? give me a call / drop me an email.
Reasonable rates - please contact for quote
Children, Kids, Events, Family, Lifestyle, Portraits, Wedding
Candid, Environmental, Natural Light, Photojournalistic, Traditional
Kerry Della Cobb
Chris was everything we could have hoped for in a professional photographer. He worked with us through several changes and even a last minute bid to catch some good weather on the beach. He was always prompt in replies and such an amazing personality. Chris went above and beyond to ensure we captured the spirit of the event. His easy manner in working with us and his masterful use of the environment ensured an enjoyable experience. The resulting photos were amazing and so very easy to order what ever we desired online with quick shipping. Chris and our experience with him is now the baseline for any photography experience in the future. It will indeed be hard to beat. Highly recommend Chris for any event you may want to capture.
We used Chris for our destination wedding at Heceta Head lighthouse. He took simply beautiful pictures both posed and informal. Chris's professional, knowledgable and friendly manner were a pleasure. The photographs exceed our expectations. I highly recommend Chris for your special event.
Chris Graamans took our wedding photos and we could not have been happier! The photos are stunningly beautiful. He captured so many moments, not just of us, but of all of the people in attendance during the wedding and the reception. So in the photos, we got to see what other people were feeling. Seeing the joy on the faces of our friends and families made the day even more special for us. Chris really captured the moment (the many moments), allowing us to relive it often. Also, he was so easy to work with. Friendly, kind, unobtrusive and above all, very professional. Great photos -- great experience all around.
Eliza Powell, Eugene, Oregon
Chris was the photographer at our outdoor beach wedding and reception at the Yachats Inn Teahouse last summer. My husband and I met with Chris beforehand and discussed our wedding plans as well as our photography needs and desires. I highly recommend Chris! I love his photos of our wedding -- they are beautiful and truly capture the mood and essence of this very special time. Also Chris provided the edited pictures to us in less than 3 days after the wedding and they are exactly what we wanted. I found Chris to be extremely easy to work with as well as professional and wonderful while interacting with all the people who attended our wedding. He showed up early for the shoot and took hundreds of photos. He was amazing in how he "worked" our event, moving constantly but unobtrusively. Many people commented to me during the reception on how impressed they were by our photographer. I'm not very technical, so I didn't understand until the reception occurred, the importance of one of his special touches. He didn't use a flash on the camera so none of us were walking around blinded by the camera flash. Instead he had set up special flash devices in each corner of the reception area that coordinated with his camera. So when he took a photo, the flash occurred behind the subject (instead of flashing into the subject's eyes). I don't know the name for this but the end result was great photos and very happy wedding guests! We were extremely pleased with our wedding photographer Chris Graamans and highly recommend his services.
I contact Chris a mere three weeks before our surprise engagement to request his services not only in taking the pictures, but also in carrying out the surprise. He was extremely excited just to be a part of the experience, and I can't thank him enough for his contributions to making my day what it was. Chris went above and beyond my highest expectations, and did so at a price much below what I expected to pay. He went out to the site in advance and took pictures of the potential spot to help me decide where to pop the question, without me even having to ask. He stayed in constant contact with me and never expressed any frustration with my last minute changes to the plans. On the big day, Chris was out there hours early to help prep the spot and was a great sport the entire time--not to mention that he was extremely conservative with the hours he billed me for his time. The pictures themselves were top notch quality and delivered through his website very promptly. You're also able to download all of your pictures and print them out yourself for free, which is more than I can say for other photographers that make you buy the pictures from them. In short, Chris is extremely professional and the best at what he does, at a price much lower than his competitors. I would highly recommend Chris for any photography session, no matter the occasion. I wish him all the best in his future endeavors.
I asked Chris Graamans id he would be the photographerfor our daughter;s weddin. The formal, posed photos were all good. I appreciated the imprompyu photos. They captured the true spirit of the event. The interaction between old friends, family members and new family members were captures in intimate shots. Chris takes his art seriously and tries to capture evey essence of the event
Chris took the photos at our wedding and reception. We had a meeting with him before hand where we discussed what would be important to us to capture on film. Chris was amazing in how he "worked" our event, moving constantly but unobtrusively. Many people commented on how he seemed to be everywhere during the entire time. He provided us with edited pictures in less than three days and they are exactly what we wanted. Chris has a professional manner and is highly regarded for his skill in our community. We will always be grateful to him.