Jackie Sharpe- Ravella

I am a commercial and editorial photographer in the Pacific Northwest, but with global travel adventures. The three areas, Architecture, Food and Environmental Portraiture. As a result of having real, down to earth conversations with clients and making it a fun experience, I have successfully captured their vision.

Architecture and Interior Design  Throughout my travels, I have been fascinated with architect design, and interior design. Think about it, we spend a lot of time either in a building for work, home or vacationing. While on a business trip, I had the opportunity to step inside a Frank Lloyd Wright home. Reflecting on the European style to living in an Adobe style home in New Mexico peaked my interest in Architect Photography. Tiny houses, refurbished homes, vacation stay treehouses and Eco office buildings with creative interior design options, is only the tip of how creative designers can be, and I love to capture these images.

Food: I love that food brings people together. While in Italy I visited a small village, that felt like it was in the sky, called Civita di Bagnoregio. The old architecture was quite interesting. Franco was our host at the B&B and chef, whom allowed me to photograph him in his kitchen while we talk about the gravy as the Italians call it, and not sauce. Later I joined other guests from around the world at one table where a delicious 4 course dinner lasted 3 hours with a bottle of Chianti and conversation and the bonus of having Franco join us at the end for a glass of wine. That’s when I decided to photograph food. The importance of good food images representing a food business is essential, as people are visual buyers.

Environmental Portraiture: This is story telling through the lens. Moments from behind the scenes attract viewer emotions, and draws each person into the story. Having the opportunity to photograph chefs in their creative space to behind the scenes of a wedding or a business owner in his environment to the pride of a farmer who works endlessly. In my travels, it is fun interacting with people and hearing their story. Telling that story connects people, whether you are selling a product, serving as a non profit, or having fun moments with people in your life.

Contact: Cell: 541-350-7828 - Email: jsharperavella@gmail.com

Serving the Pacific Northwest