Category Archives: Family Portraits

Anatomy of a commissioned portrait. So…my husband commissioned me to do a portrait of him for a tattoo he wanted. He had a pretty specific vision in mind for it, which of course didn’t match my vision….LOL! So….he good naturedly posed for me to do my thing, then I created what he asked for. Everyone […]

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I love doing family portraits!  Everything about them:  meeting everyone, watching the interplay between the various family members.  Lake Tahoe in the summer seems to be a magnet for family reunions, and this particular family came from Minnesota, Indiana and California to meet up for the 50th anniversary of their parents, in a beautiful vacation […]

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I am proud to call this young lady (and her mom!) friends.  I don’t want to embarrass her, but if all young people had this work ethic and confidence, the world would be a better place.  I am honored to be able to photograph her regularly!

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One of the things I really love about Tahoe people is their love of dogs.  Having a dog is part of the active lifestyle at Tahoe, and most everyone I know has at least one dog.  Dogs are considered members of the family around here, and so when a new member comes, it is only […]

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Family portrait season traditionally begins in late summer in the Lake Tahoe and Carson Valley areas, and continues into the beginning of December.  The late summer crowd is usually of the family reunion variety, and I get to meet people from all over the country as they flock to this area to reunite and get […]

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