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After earning her degree in Photocommunications at St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas, Dina spent several years photographing for award winning photographers Jenn Lindberg and Bill Kennedy.
A desire to be closer to her family brought Dina to the Big Island of Hawaii where she developed her photojournalistic eye and passion for visual storytelling while shooting for the local newspapers.
After moving to Portland in 2007, Dina shifted her focus to editorial and commercial photography focusing on food, lifestyle, portraiture and architecture.
She is a regular contributor to Eater PDX and has amassed a respectable client list which includes American Express, The Wall Street Journal, Nike, and Vogue Japan.
Winner of the James Beard Award for Visual Storytelling.
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spotlight magazine Jul 2018 portraiture & celebrity photography
Based in Portland, Oregon, editorial and commercial photographer, Dina Avila has shot for publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Virgin Australia and Vogue Japan. Her commercial client list includes American Express, Nike, Hestan Commercial and many others.
Dina brings a focused yet warm energy to her sets, helping her subjects feel at ease. She is an enthusiastic collaborator and loves melding her ideas with those of her clients.
While Dina’s focus is food, lifestyle and interiors, she loves to travel while exploring local culture with her camera, and plans to also be based in the UK. Dina has a degree in Photo-communications from St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas and has won the James Beard Award for Visual Storytelling.