Tags archives: studio

  • A Picture's Impact, A Photo's Power Professional Portraits of Consequence After creating portraits in our professional studio, the moment of truth arrives when it comes time to edit photos. We call it, “Live Editing.” Sitting down with a customer and reviewing images, discarding some, keeping others is sometimes hard on the photographer's ego, and sometimes great for the photographer's ego. Great moments occur when a mother becomes emotional while reviewing portraits. Because as we always s... [read more]
  • A Grandmother Shares Her Thoughts On Our Professional Photography And The Portrait 'My Big Brother Is Superman' It's a magical moment, creating a portrait of consequence. If upon viewing an image we enable a viewer to  savor a moment of joy and celebration, or reflect on a love in their life, we as photographers achieved our goal. When setting up this portrait 'My Big Brother Is Superman' of an Eagle Scout, a military man with his Girl Scout sister and Cub Scout brother, and checking out ... [read more]
  • Tough as Nails Athlete Portrait - Weightlifter, Model, Competitor As a professional photographer it's good veer off the beaten path to create photographic portraits  exploring the genre, and expanding the repertoire of imagery. Today we present to you photography of a professional bodybuilder and competitor. The goal is to create something for her, and for the viewer, that provides not only motivation but pleasure that matches the Latin phrase, 'Virtus Tentamine Gaudet', or in English, 'Streng... [read more]
  • Eagle Scout Portraits and America's Future Leaders I Have a Picture to Prove My Brother is Superman While creating senior pictures, college graduate and Eagle Scout portraits it's easy to realize these are portraits of 'America's Future Leaders.' But I never knew I'd create a portrait of Superman. This Superman came into the studio for a portrait over the holidays. This one particular Superman wanted a portrait with his Cub Scout brother and Girl Scout sister.  He is an Eagle Scout, a... [read more]
  • 'Playin' In The Band' - Senior Pictures Professional Portraits of Consequence Senior pictures should be a portrait of consequence, telling a story about a rite-of-passage marking the transition to adulthood. That's why we are always looking for a way to peer deeper into our portrait subjects, looking for a way to show their power, vitality and beauty. We're always looking for a way to tell the story, whether that be via athletics, activities, academics or via scouting (Eagle Scouts.) ... [read more]
  • An Eagle Scout's portrait elicited this comment from his mother, "Exciting ! We've had so many positive comments about his photo! Thanks."  Wendy C.
  • "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 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."
  • Portraits Showing The Power of Karate Capturing the Soul in a Picture http://www.vimeo.com/30405847 Karate is more than a workout, it helps mold the soul and builds the character within. The components of Karate portrait are not just about battle or winning that conflict. Karate embodies gratitude, consistency, self-control, individuality, balance, preparedness, compassion, attentiveness, participation, commitment, flexibility, enthusiasm and encouragement. In this karate portrait entitle... [read more]
  • One of the  amazing endowments of a ballet dancer is the appearance of  floating through air.....the weightlessness while gliding over the stage.  A ballet dancer's movement, while suspended in air, is so fleeting, so hard to capture in the mind's eye. So, it's time to take a look at their dance via a still life, frozen in time. In these ballet dancer pictures you'll see an interpretation of art, grace and power they manage. This is a continuing photographic look at Generation Y and the directio... [read more]