Jody  Ake Photography is accepting assignments and commissions, and holds private and semi-private workshops in his Central Eastside, Portland studio for interested photographers. 

February 2012
Work appearing at Newspace Center for Photography.

January 2012

Jody recently launched In Camera Industries, making accessories and accoutrements for in-camera processes.

Extensive still life portfolio featured in Focus Magazine.

July 2011
Solo exhibition of portrait and landscape work featured at Portland's Newspace Center for Photography.

April 2011
Awarded Foward Thinking Museum's 2nd quarter artist runner-up.

Named a Best of Show recipient for work appearing at 23Sandy's Photo Alchemy Group Show.

August 2010

New York Magazine featured a series of commissioned portraits for the article "Knocking on Harlem's Door." Click to view.

June 2010
Ake was included in the top five finalists of the highly competitive Critical Mass award. His work was featured in the Critical Mass Top 50 exhibition at Photo Center NW in Seattle, WA.

May 2010
Two Lucie Awards in the Portrait and Self-Portrait categories.

Ake was a PDN Faces Contest Winner. Click here to view gallery

Speaking part in Oregon Public Broadcasting's "The River They Saw". Click to view footage.

Featured in Photo District News Photography Annual 2007.
Musican, John Legend, was photographed for Uptown Magazine.