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My name is Cortney Chummoungpak, the founder of Cortney Louise Creative. 

I started my career in Los Angeles at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising. I received a degree in Visual Communications and Business Management. In my journey, I have always sought out new challenges where I can balance my creative side with my strength in organization and leadership. I have been working on freelance creative projects since 2010 but my passion for photography was fueled when I worked as a photographer at Disneyland Resort. 

In photography I love capturing candid family moments. As someone who has lost a few family members to cancer, I cherish the photos I have and often wish I had more. In graphic design and social media management, while I have worked with many established clients, I truly enjoy assisting new businesses who need some help finding solid ground in a customer base or solidifying a concept.

After living all over California, my family recently settled down in Portland, Oregon. My extensive retail and customer service experience helped me identify that I truly enjoy helping people. I want to assist as many people as I can reach their goals or capture some memories.


I am always seeking new challenges and opportunities. Use the contact form to tell me what you wildest dreams are and we can work together to make them come true.

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Family photo of two German Shepherds, husband, and wife in a backyard under a tree

Rebecca Crane

"The final photographs exceeded our expectations, beautifully capturing precious moments that we will cherish for a lifetime. We highly recommend this talented family photographer for anyone looking to capture their special moments with authenticity."

Lori Shultz

"As someone who is normally camera shy, I had a wonderful experience working with Cortney. She made me feel incredibly comfortable and at ease throughout the entire photoshoot."

Lisa Driver

"Despite the chaos of kids and dogs, Cortney remained calm and composed, ensuring that every moment was beautifully captured. We are grateful for the stunning memories she has created for us.
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