Family Portraits Archives -

Fathers Day Ideal Gifts The greatest gift for dad and Fathers Dad? Not a new boat or weekend in Vegas. Definitely not another tie or new lawn mower for the back 40. How about portraits of his family? The kids are growing up so fast and he does not always have the time he needs […]

Family portraits during graduation month Before the kids head off to their next learning or job adventure get your family together for a studio or outdoor portrait. Your photoshoot is still only $49 and can include as many generations as you can gather together. You can even bring pets and show off family treasures like […]

Time for Spring Outdoor Portraits I see blue sky and sunshine after a winter with lots of rain.   This is my second favorite time of year. (I still prefer the fall colors!) The North State is awash in Spring hues of greens and yellow. A wonderful time of year for outdoor portraits before the […]

Sibling Portraits Make The Family Session Siblings are one of the closest bonds we find during our family sessions. While the kids may fight like cats and dogs in the childhood and teen years, often times once they reach their 20’s they realize the treasure they have in family. My brother Jerry and I are […]

Redding Valentine’s Family Portraits What is the greatest gift you can give to family for Valentine’s Day? A family portrait of course.   Show and share the unity of your clan with a new family photo for the living room wall in your home. Show your kids how you value them with a great group […]

Generations of Family History Generations of Family History are at your beck and call. Have you taken the time yet to sit down with grandparents or great grandparents and listen to their priceless years of wisdom and stories? Do you have old photo albums with unidentified relatives and places they could still give you background […]

Family reunion photo shoots during the Holidays Dancing in New York City. Ad Agency in Bend Or. Medical school in Pittsburg. Stationed in Germany. Press Secretary in Sacramento. Working on PHD in Boston. Getting married in Feb. Coding software in The Valley.   My favorite thing about doing family portraits during the Holidays? Catching up […]

Christmas Wish I may be a bit biased but I do believe there is a special bond between fathers and daughters. Call it personal experience from watching my daughter grow up or watching the thousands of families we have photographed over the 40 years in business.   This is the first year in a quarter […]

Avoid the Elf Rebellion You didn’t know Santa and I were buddies? More than just casual buddies but you can meet Santa’s official family photographer. It’s true, on my Alaska trip 3 years ago with little bro Jerry we spent some time chatting up some ideas in Nome. We have some similar hobbies like photography […]

Christmas Break Photo Sessions HoHoHo the final week before Christmas! Used to be most photoshoots we did had folks dressing up. Putting on the Sunday finest for a more formal look for the photos. Suit and tie, beautiful gowns for Mom and the girls. Elegant up dos with the hair crafted ands styled to be […]