A community of services based in Portland, Oregon: photography, film and adventure
Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

about anchor & pine

Anchor & Pine Collective provides a collection of services inspired by the outdoors: photography, film and adventure. Based in Portland, Oregon, Anchor & Pine captures everything from engagements, intimate & destination weddings, elopements, family, branding, lifestyle to everything in-between.

Anchor & Pine Collective gives 5% back to public lands by donating to various organizations each year. Public lands are more than just a place, they are our sanctuaries where we play, find peace, and reconnect with ourselves once again. Let's continue to preserve these historical lands for future generations, so we can continue to adventure and be inspired!


 Anchor and Pine Collective Founder, Helen Schuckers and one of her dogs, Sadie in the Tillamook State Forest, Oregon. Photo credit  Kelley Johnson .

Anchor and Pine Collective Founder, Helen Schuckers and one of her dogs, Sadie in the Tillamook State Forest, Oregon. Photo credit Kelley Johnson.

helen schuckers // chief adventure officer

Anchor & Pine Collective's inspiration comes from my time spent in stunning landscapes from the sea to the forest. I love to help others capture special moments through film and photos, as well as help others plan and set-goals for their next outdoor adventure. I look forward to meeting you! Fun Facts:

  • Based in Portland, Oregon

  • From Dallas, Texas, but have lived in Austin and LA

  • 10+ years of photography and film experience

  • Attended University of Texas Austin film school

  • I'm a certified PADI rescue scuba diver

  • Earned a Master of Public Health degree to research how the environment impacts our health

  • Besides having a camera in hand, I am the happiest when I am camping, hiking, skiing, surfing, overlanding, drinking kombucha, painting, singing, and traveling with my husband & our 2 pups

  • Some of my favorite destinations: Patagonia, Kauai, Whistler, Zion, Iceland, Rainier, North Cascades. Would love to hear about yours!