Category Archives: Family Portraits

I don’t do a lot of family portraits anymore, but when I do….we have fun.  I have a traditional portraiture background.  This means I pose and light people.  But I’ve learned that the unposed, unlit sort of photo sometimes has its place, so now I’ve incorporated that into my repertoire! This family is a repeat, […]

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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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