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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