About Britney Gardner

Britney is the better-looking half of the photography duo Turn Loose The Art which is a boutique Portland photography studio specializing in creative documentary family portrait photography and artistic wedding photography. She also runs a modern women's portrait studio, Britney Gardner Photographer that creates uplifting portrait images and glamour photos for real women.

Holly and Stephen’s Backyard Wedding in Oregon

Holly and Stephen planned their wedding rather quickly and didn't miss a detail in the process. They chose a sunset wedding ceremony in Stephen's mother's backyard. Along with a smaller gathering of their closest friends and family, the said vows under an arbor covered in classic white roses and foliage. And even better? Holly's mother [...]

Family Time in Mommy and Daddy’s Bed

I've photographed the Wards nearly every year over the last decade and I am thrilled to say that this year's session was my absolute favorite in every way! When Marlene asked when I'd be in town next for their annual shoot and I let her know we're doing portraits in a more real and less [...]

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Gerding Theater at the Armory Wedding Photos

You might call it a fortuitous meeting. Months after Hannah's father first inquired with us about wedding photography, they still hadn't made any decisions. There wedding was still a long way off, so Hannah and Stew were focusing on work for the time being. They lived in Phoenix and planning a Portland wedding at The [...]

Long Beach Wedding Sneak Peek

I'll keep this short and sweet because I really want to share a few more images of Jessica and Tom's wedding portraits in Long Beach before I hop on a plane! We originally photographed Jess and Tom's engagement photos in nearly the same place, so their Long Beach wedding portraits brought a certain familiarity to [...]

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Peninsula Park wedding + Union Pine reception

When Emily and Joe first contacted us about photographing their wedding, they dropped a few key words that piqued my interest. Karaoke. Taco cart. Beer Pong. You see a lot of people tell us they're planning an untraditional wedding but what they end up doing is fairly traditional - not so much for Emily and [...]