Cheryl’s Senior Photos

As they say in photography, the subject matter makes a huge difference on how well the photograph turns out and looks.  I think that saying applies here.  I believe with this beautiful young lady it would be hard to take a bad photograph. 🙂 We wrestled with the idea of going out today to take …

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Beard Family 2014

Thanksgiving weekend I had the opportunity to take my sister’s family portraits again.  She has such great children that are easy to photograph and are very photogenic! For this photo-shoot we went to Memory Grove Park in downtown Salt Lake City.  My sister Bonnie and I had gone here a few days earlier on Thanksgiving …

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Liz and Anita Fun Photos

While we were doing their serious portrait shots these two sisters also had a lot of fun playing around and hamming it up. Here is the classic “titanic” pose 🙂 Had such a great time taking these photographs.  You can tell from these shots that they also had a great time in such a beautiful …

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Liz and Anita

ISO 100, 50mm, f/3.5, 1/1600 sec This past weekend I had the wonderful opportunity to do some portrait work for two very lovely young ladies, Liz and Anita.  They also happen to be sisters! ISO 100, 50mm, f/3.5, 1/1250 sec We went first out to the Shasta Valley Wildlife Refuge which I knew would provide …

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LDS Young Women Portraits

My wife Taunya serves with the Young Women of the Yreka Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  She asked me to take some portraits of the young women to put up on their bulletin board. ISO 100, 85mm, f/2.0, 1/125sec I took these photos against a black curtain with an off …

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Cowley Family 2013

ISO 200, 34mm, f/5.6, 1/100sec I had the awesome opportunity and pleasure to photograph the Barbara and Jack Cowley extended family this evening.  When your photographing a group of 32, inside, the lighting can be a little tricky.  Many thanks to my friend Linda who loaned me her speedlight and light stand so I could use two …

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Olivia L

When Taunya and I went to Colorado and Utah last month I took some time to do a portrait shoot of my very cute niece Olivia! ISO 200, 50mm, f/2.2, 1/5000sec I find that sometimes you get a more natural portrait if you have them doing something rather than just sitting there posing. ISO 200, …

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Bakes Family Portrait

A few weeks ago Margret Bakes asked me to take a family picture for them.  They needed one of the family with a plainish background for an extended family picture where someone is going to combined separate shots into one using Photoshop. Then we did a shot with a much better back drop for their …

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