• We Create Portraits of 'America's Future Leaders.'

    • ...university graduates

    • ...law school Juris Doctor candidates

    • and Eagle Scouts From Orange County, Long Beach, Inland Empire to San Diego County.

    • ....Team Portraits

Our Latest Creations

  • "It's great, it's beautiful. She wishes she could use that portrait (in  her year book) instead of her senior portrait." A comment regarding our Girl Scout Gold Award portraits. Brenda T.
  •                     Congratulations to the Juris Doctorate candidates of Loyola Law School graduating this spring. These L3 students commissioned us to create their portraits celebrating three years of hard work and the beginning of their role as 'America's Future Leaders.'  Our role in life is to create portraits of these soon-to-be community, state, business and national leaders of America. And of course, the f... [read more]
  • "I received my daughters pictures yesterday, and we love them! And we thank you so much for being able to work with us to get a package put together. We'll definitely be in shortly to your studio again. They (portraits) are beautiful, we love them!" Besty K.
  • A customer comment from the University of La Verne: "Thank you so very much - we are very pleased and can not thank you enough for your attention to the matter and going beyond what we were expecting. It is apparent that you pride in your business and really care for your customers and their satisfaction - something you don't always see today. Thank you again." Sincerely, Debbie M.
  • Every profession has a certification process to identify the pros from the amateurs. There are Certified Public Accountant (CPA),  Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO), etc, etc. Professional photography also has similar professional designation,  Certified Professional Photographer (CPP). It's a tough certification to achieve and the numbers tell the story. There are only 27 CPP designated photographers in Southern... [read more]
  • http://vimeo.com/33919446 Scouting encompasses many things: survival skills, camping, hiking, and all the other careers represented by merit badges. In this image, William Hodge pictures one part of the Scouting experience with another art portrait.
  • Some time has passed since I researched and wrote about the coming new wave in photography, the dominance of cell phone cameras, specifically the new generation of SmartPhones. (SmartPhones Morphing into The New Point & Shoot Camera for Consumers, August 3, 2011, published on this site, and published in Professional Photographers of California's September magazine.) As an exclamation mark to my article, I heard Paul Simon's song, 'Kodachrome' the other day and began to think about how art... [read more]
  • A short thank you note from a recent University of La Verne graduate who  just received her pictures: "The portraits are very, very, very nice, you did a wonderful job and I'm really very happy with them. Roberta L."
  • Is the consumer's love affair with dedicated digital cameras coming to an end? Will consumers reacquaint themselves with professional photographers as they jettison their bulky DSLRs and unconnected point-and-shoot cameras? Has the consumer realized that little 'P' on the Mode dial doesn't think for them? Will the pinhole camera in their cell phone become the new standard for consumer imagery? Over the past several years consumers have enjoyed their new digital point-and-shoot and DSLR cam... [read more]
  • You can now carry pictures of Orange County Council's Eagle Scouts in your smart phone, both Android and iPhone! You can see Orange County Council's 'Future Leaders of America'  in either of these applications. Included in the App are the art canvas images '12 Points of the Scout Law' Eagle portraits currently displayed in Orange County Councils Service Center as well as video slideshows of our recent Eagle Scout portraits created by GradPortraits.com of your scouts for the Eagle Honor Wall. ... [read more]