The Real Business World There are basically three kinds of people in the world that I see. Those that are worker bees doing their time for a salary and a few days of paid vacation.   Those that want their own business some day to “be their own boss”.   Those running a real business, […]

One of my favorite things about running this portrait studio for over four decades is meeting the menagerie of kids and adults that have insane amounts of talent. With adults, some are fortunate to have made their career highlighting this talent matrix. Others,  like the weekend musicians playing small clubs or wedding receptions and dancers […]

Great news, The Children’s Place in the Mt Shasta Mall and TA Schmidt Photography have teamed up to make your Holiday shopping for Grandparents so much easier.  Get a great set of clothing with the huge selection off center court while shopping at the Mall. Then call 244-2636 for your $25 two outfit studio session […]

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 […]