Kim Oanh Nguyen


COBID Certified

I am certified by the State of Oregon Certification Office for Business Inclusion and Diversity (COBID) as an Emerging Small Business (ESB) and Minority/Woman Business Enterprise (M/WBE).

Covid-19 Safety

Safety is my main priority. Me and my assistants are fully vaccinated and are happy to follow any of the following safety measures:
  • At all times during a shoot, my assistants and myself can wear a mask, maintain a distance of more than 6 feet, and adhere to adequate sanitation protocols.
  • I can ask subjects to keep their masks on except until the moment they are being photographed.
  • Clients who request make-up will obviously have to forfeit their minimum distance of 6ft with the make-up artist, but the make-up artists can be required to wear gloves and a facemask.
Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any other safety concerns.

What You Get When You Hire Me?

All my rates include:
  • a ZIP folder with all final high resolution images
  • on location services with all equipment (lights, backdrop etc)
  • an assistant (if needed)
  • an online image gallery for you to choose your fav's
  • all final images delivered to you no later than 14 days after the final day of shooting
  • my undivided attention and excellent service
Please contact me for a detailed quote for your upcoming photography project and/or any questions you may have.


Kim Oanh Nguyen is an award-winning photojournalist and company culture and headshot photographer based in Portland, Oregon.

She is a graduate of the University of Oregon School of Journalism and has spent the last two decades as a freelance photojournalist for newspapers, magazines and online editorials throughout the country. She now applies these skills to capturing people's personalities within their professional environments.

Kim's style, heavily influenced by her background as a photojournalist, is fresh, sometimes quirky, and always unique.


SPJ 2008 First Place News Feature, SPJ 2007 First Place News Feature, SPJ 2005 First Place Photos Essay on Philippines. William Randolph Hearst Foundation's Journalism Awards and Columbia Scholastic Press Association, Gold Circle Awards for previous feature work.