One of the great underused resources for getting wonderful photos is Annie’s Styles and Stitches in the Palo Cedro Shopping Center. For Proms, Senior Portraits, Anniversary or just nice formal photos you can have hundreds of dresses to choose from for a photoshoot. Plus, she also does alterations for all clothing and specializes in Wedding […]

Again thank you for choosing TA Schmidt Photography as Best of the North state!  Each year we add new products, props, backgrounds and styles to keep current with your needs and changing tastes.  With the only complete indoor and outdoor studio in the North state we love having our three distinct camera rooms and the […]

https://youtu.be/bW18C1Ic_Wg  Football season makes it tough to find senior photo times for players and cheerleaders. That is why we are open on Saturdays to shoot after the Friday Night Lights games.  Of course it is best do book your session after a local home game. Away games can be tough getting home late and then […]

Buddy shots for senior portrait sessions often have a great story. It could be lifelong friends that have traveled through the elementary school grades and survived middle and the first 3 years of high school. We also see team mates, the offensive line that stands together each Friday night  protecting the QB and blowing up […]

What is the “One Thing” that makes the biggest difference between getting average senior, children or family photos vs getting something unique that shows personality and character? What you bring to the photoshoot! It could be a hobby, pet, project car, collection or a gift from someone special. Some item that shows where your heart […]

Just minutes from Mt Shasta you can hike the Castle Crags trail which is loaded with photo opps all day long. A beautiful climb through the forest onto the the rocky face. Bring your camera like TA Schmidt Photography did to capture some of the best scenes in the north part of California. Lots of […]