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]
  • Professioinal Pictures From A Professional Photographer We're proud portraits we create of Eagle Scouts & Girl Scout Gold, 'America's Future Leaders' achieving what only few youth successfully earn - Scouting's highest achievement. If we have not created your portrait for family, friends and loved ones (and the council service center honor wall) then call or go online here to GradPortraits to schedule your appointment in our professional studio. Recent Portraits of Eagle Scouts & Go... [read more]
  • Why Have Professional Senior Portraits by a Professional Photographer? Because Commencement Phone Snapshots are Great for Facebook... ...But Your Family Wants A Real Portrait For The House! Only 28% of Americans have a college degree - you're one of a select group. Celebrate it with a formal portrait for your family, not just a picture for a Facebook snapshot! We create, you 'live edit', and take your portraits home the same day emblazoned with your University of La Verne crest. That's rig... [read more]
  • Japanese Photographers Visit Our Professional Photography Studio After WPPI After our own whirlwind spin through Wedding & Portrait Photographers International (WPPI), a senior pictures convention last week, a contingent of 17 professional photographers from Japan visited the portrait studio after their WPPI trip to see a professional studio's senior pictures before headeing home. Most of their photography is outdoors, they don't practice the art of studio portraiture as much as th... [read more]
  • The Wilderness is in Every Eagle Scout, part of a continuing series of senior portraits documenting today's every day hero, Eagle Scouts. When you need your art of your Eagle Scout or High School Athlete, call to discuss a commissioning of a portrait of consequence.
  • 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.
  • A Gift from us.....to you during this 2014 Holiday Season! Our gift is not only 50% discount on wall portraits, but more importantly, an opportunity to preserve your precious family memories for a lifetime in pictures. (You'll be a hero later) You know we all put it off only to look back and wish that we could recapture that moment in time years ago when the family was much younger. Except for weddings and funerals, it's hard to get family together but at Christmas, they're all back finally ... [read more]