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Why are Professional Photographers so expensive?

Shooting professional photography is a skill acquired through years of experience. Even though a DSLR now costs under $1,000, taking professional portraits involves much more than a nice camera.

In this digital age where everyone has cameras, scanners, and home “photo printers,” we hear this all the time: How do professional (or personal) photographers charge $X for an 8×10 when they cost just $1.50 at the drugstore? Simply put, the customer is not just paying for the actual photograph; they’re paying for time and expertise.
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Last chance to book your Holiday photo session

I’ve been getting a surge of requests lately from people wanting to book holiday portrait sessions – particularly glamour / boudoir photography sessions. If you’ve been thinking about a unique gift for that special someone, now’s the time to do something about it. Call or click to book your session now, before time runs out.


In addition to traditional photographic prints, we can print your intimate portrait on a variety of specialty substrates, including canvas and fine art paper. Due to time constraints, Holiday orders will receive special attention, but don’t forget that we need to factor in shipping time, as well, for orders being sent out of state.

While you’re at it, it’s not too early to start thinking about Valentine’s day. What are your plans?



Photographing Toddlers

Expect the unexpected, and be ready to capture those priceless moments that will serve as treasured reminders of their youth for years to come.

Lola on Mt. Lemmon
Whether you’re a seasoned pro photographer or simply a proud parent with a cell phone cam, if you’ve tried to photograph toddlers you know that the experience can be challenging, frustrating and immensely rewarding, all at the same time.
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She goes by “Elegie”

She says it’s the name of her favorite concerto for the cello, and she’s passionate about music. She was looking for something that would capture her simpler side, and she was gracious enough to work with me on a moment’s notice.

She says it’s the name of her favorite concerto for the cello, and she’s passionate about music. She was looking for something that would capture her simpler side, and she was gracious enough to work with me on a moment’s notice. Though the shoot was brief, we ended up with quite a few shots that we were both happy with, thanks to her remarkable ability to work with the camera. Continue reading “She goes by “Elegie””


Canon EOS 5DII vs 7D Specs Compared

Views of Canon EOS 7D
Canon caused a bit of a stir earlier this month with the announcement of the EOS 7D, the latest in their digital SLR lineup. Jumping in somewhere between the 50D and the 5DII in the Canon lineup, there has been much discussion about the specs of this yet to be released camera, especially in relation to those of the EOS 5DII, and a comparison of the two models seems inevitable given the impressive feature set of the 7D. Continue reading “Canon EOS 5DII vs 7D Specs Compared”