• We Create Portraits of 'America's Future Leaders'

    • Eagle Scouts from Long Beach to San Diego....

    • ....from Orange County to the Inland Empire.

    • ....& the families who nurture them.

Why Have Professional Portrait Photography Celebrating Your Achievement?

Because Smartphone Snapshots of Your High School Senior, Eagle Scout, University
and Juris Doctorate Commencement are Great for Facebook.....

....But Your Family Wants A Real Portrait For The House!

Pictures show the story of your life, reminders of achievements, places, emotions and moments in time that mold your passions, beliefs and direction in life. Take the tour of our site to see how we tell your life story in a portrait of consequence. After all, a Picture is of somebody, a Portrait is about somebody. We create portraits, creating the story about you.

Playin' In The Band - Portrait of the Month

Our Latest Adventures

  • Pictures of an Every Day Hero Special Needs Eagle Scout We hope that pride, and enjoyment of our work, shows through in every single portrait we create, pictures of 'America's Future Leaders.' One of our more poignant moments creating portraits, was meeting Eagle Scout Nathan Bush. Nathan has Down's Syndrome. The Boy Scout program makes room for special needs youth to achieve Eagle Scout. The institution that has created so many of America's leaders creates room for young men like Nat... [read more]
  • Professioinal Pictures From A Professional Photographer We're proud portraits we create of Eagle Scouts & Girl Scout Gold, 'America's Future Leaders' achieving what only few youth successfully earn - Scouting's highest achievement. If we have not created your portrait for family, friends and loved ones (and the council service center honor wall) then call or go online here to GradPortraits to schedule your appointment in our professional studio. Recent Portraits of Eagle Scouts & Go... [read more]
  • Why Have Professional Senior Portraits by a Professional Photographer? Because Commencement Phone Snapshots are Great for Facebook... ...But Your Family Wants A Real Portrait For The House! Only 28% of Americans have a college degree - you're one of a select group. Celebrate it with a formal portrait for your family, not just a picture for a Facebook snapshot! We create, you 'live edit', and take your portraits home the same day emblazoned with your University of La Verne crest. That's rig... [read more]
  • From a thank you note sent by a customer, critiquing our work for her. "My family and I would like to thank you for the beautiful pictures you created of us. They are perfect! We appreciate you helping us capture and preserve memories of our family. They will be treasured forever." Chris S. It is always a sentimental moment creating a portrait of a grandmother, mother and (grand)daughter in a portrait. We call these 'Grandmother Loves Me' portraits.


3303 Harbor Blvd. Ste. G1
Costa Mesa, California, 92626
Give us a call at 714-612-0994.
We are open by appointment.

'Portraits For Life, For Your Milestones'

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'So many of our loved ones and OURSELVES avoid being photographed. A photograph of you is not for you. It is for those that love you. So many of us leave no trace of us that the people we love can hold......Be photographed. Be printed. Be held.'

A Birth Certificate shows how you begin life.
A Death Certificate will show how you finish life.
A Portrait of Consequence shows how you live life.

'You do not make portraits of children for their parents. You make them for when the child is a parent.

'Every time a parent refuses to be in a picture with their kids, they should be reminded their kids love them just the way they are.'