Category Archives: Family Portraits

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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I’ve been a Professional Photographers of America (PPA) member for a long time, and I am so grateful for that!  Being a member means I’ve been able to take advantage of their educational and degree programs.  For me, as an artist who sometimes struggles with self esteem issues, getting degrees like Photographic Craftsman and passing […]

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It’s a beautiful gray day outside today, perfect for doing portraits and taking wedding photos. If you are planning your wedding or family portrait, and the day arrives bringing clouds, don’t panic!  It’s actually  much more ideal than a bright sunny day.  Bright sunny days create harsh shadows on faces and make people squint.  Not […]

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One of my greatest pleasures in life is watching families grow up around me.  Kelly and I met some 20-25 years ago when she moved to Lake Tahoe and became my primary physician.  When she got married to Jeff in January of 1995 at the Edgewood, I was there to cover the event.  When Kelly […]

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