Reno Nevada Ranch Style Family Portraits

Reno Nevada Ranch Style Family Portraits

We have a new location in Reno Nevada. For families that are looking for that rustic ranch style for their family portraits, we have partnered with the exclusive Ross Creek Ranch (Red Rock Hounds) for incredible family portrait sessions. With spectacular cottonwood trees, wide open fields, rustic buildings, grazing horses, mountain views, along with glorious sunsets, Ross Creek Ranch offers endless family photo opportunities.

It is to dramatic for a family to be all dressed up within a rustic outdoor location. It literally turns your family portraits into works of art. If you appreciate beautiful landscapes, then ranch style family portraits are perfect for your next family photos.

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Top 5 Family Portrait Outdoor Locations - Orange County

Top 5 Family Portrait Outdoor Locations - Orange County

When it comes time to update your family portraits, one of the most important things to consider is location. The location you choose will become the backdrop to portraits of you and your family that will most likely be seen for generations to come.

According to our family portrait clients, here are the top 5 most desired Orange County outdoor family portrait locations.

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Rustic, the New Formal Family Portrait

Rustic, the New Formal Family Portrait

If you’re looking for an alternative to the studio, the beach, or the manicured parks for your next family portrait, consider using a rustic outdoor location. With indigenous plants, ancient trees and untouched landscape, these rustic backdrops can be found in almost every Orange County, California and Reno, Nevada city.

The Chang family portraits are such a great example of adding formal to a rustic backdrop. By keeping it simple with light colored clothing, their family portrait pops from the wild, untamed wilderness backdrop. It has turned their beautiful family portrait into an elegant piece of art that can be displayed in the finest room of their home.

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The Jacob's Family Portraits at the Beach - Laguna Beach, CA

The Jacob's Family Portraits at the Beach - Laguna Beach, CA

One of the most rewarding parts of my job as a family portrait photographer, is watching my clients children grow up over the years. Kelly Jacobs and her crew of guys always pull off a great photo session. I don’t know how she does it though, because it’s not like the old days were she would just show up for her family portrait session with all of the kids in one car. Nope, with boys of all ages, they now come to their photo session in several cars, all coming from different directions.

The Jacob’s most resent family portrait session was at the beach in Laguna Beach, CA. Kelly (“Super Mom”) did a spectacular job in making sure that each of her boy’s shirts matched her dress. The soft light created

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The Hayden Family Makes A Splash With The Ultimate Family Portrait Session

The Hayden Family Makes A Splash With The Ultimate Family Portrait Session

Every time that we update the Hayden’s family portrait, we use their beautiful home and we always end up with amazing accomplishments.

Lori Hayden had three things that she was hoping to accomplish for this years portrait session. Her son’s high school senior portraits, update a special moment with her daughter and her horse (taken ten years ago,) as well as an update of their family portrait. So, my goal was to pack three photo sessions into one.

I was so eager to share this experience, so you get to see their family portraits straight out of camera.

We started with Charlie’s high school senior pictures. Here are a few of his mom’s favorites. Charlie is such a great person. Besides being super handsome, he is really down to earth and loves his fa

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Family Portraits With Their Dogs and Horse - Empire Polo Club Coachella

Family Portraits With Their Dogs and Horse - Empire Polo Club Coachella

Anyone that knows me, knows that I’ll go anywhere for the opportunity to photograph a family with their dogs and their horse. So, when I was approached by the Beadle family to photograph them, I was happy to travel to the Empire Polo Club in Indio California. Besides photographing their family with their beautiful children and their spectacular pets (two dogs and a dappled horse), I also dedicated a large part of the photo session to capture photos for their recent wedding engagement. The Empire Polo Club offered a tropical Southern California look with palm trees and lush tropical gardens. As you can see in the images below, it was pretty awesome that the entire family took part in this special time of their lives.

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Stunning family portrait at the beach with cute dog!

Stunning family portrait at the beach with cute dog!

This stunning family at the beach with their cute dog is what people can expect anytime they're photographed by Val Westover at Laguna Beach, California.

We've been photographing the McFarland family since the girls were very tiny. It's so great to watch them grow up and it was extra special to see their cute little dog.

The McFarland's annual family portrait has become a very important family event in capturing cherished memories that their girls will come to appreciate later in life.

Check out some of the McFarland's photos below from their family portrait at the beach with their cute dog...

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