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on Jun 2, 2017 in Friday Thoughts


Yesterday, 1 June was simply a great day! Brent and Katt were married on a gorgeous day in Spokane. We couldn’t be happier or prouder of them both, love them being part of our family. And as you might expect of a Peterson, there was nothing normal about the ceremony or the photography. Levi Sim did a marvelous job photographing the event (I highly recommend him!)! While he might have made fun at Photoshop World about being nervous with me being the groom’s father, he did a fantastic job! Nope … neither Jake or I were the photographer of record. In fact, I was quite the contrary! Levi figured out how to deal with me … Yep … he made me a VAL and I was honored to do it!!! Congrats Brent & Katt … love Mom &...

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on May 26, 2017 in Friday Thoughts

Join Us … Your Photos Will Thank You!

Photography in large part is about growing personally and photographically just as much as capturing that amazing moment. Our Workshops and Adventures are geared to meet those common needs and a lot more. We have a couple of openings, one might just be what your photography and you need to grow! Many find the time in the vehicle and at meals just as helpful as behind the camera. I’m here to help you with YOUR photography. 26-30 June ’17 Madera Cyn, AZ 1 opening 18-23 Sept ’17 Palouse, WA 1 opening 09-13 Oct ’17 VT Fall Color filled 25-30 Oct ’17 Yellowstone filled 01-06 Nov ’17 Oregon Coast, OR filled 05-09 May ’18 Grand Canyon, AZ 1 opening 18-23 May ’18 Yellowstone 1 opening Want to sign up or have questions, give Sharon a call 661.204.1506. Look forward to shooting with...

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on Apr 3, 2017 in Friday Thoughts

Five Came Back

Netflix has just started streaming their new documentary series Five Came Back. This is just an outstanding series about five directors, movie makers, famous Hollywood storytellers and how they took on the mission of telling the story of WWII. Capra, Ford, Huston, Wyler and Stevens go to war to bring back the images and stories that became history. This three part series is so well done and for modern storytellers a moving, educational and inspirational window into our world. You must watch all three episodes because one the most important precepts in photographs is beautifully laid before you. The click you are making is the culmination of all your experience up to that click. Not of your photographic experiences, but all your experiences of...

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on Mar 10, 2017 in Friday Thoughts

The Print – Move Your Photography Forward!

This print is the final polish of your photograph sharing your visual story with the world. Getting to that point takes craftsmanship at the camera and the computer combined with the passion that makes you, YOU! This weekend workshop explores, explains, educates and entertains that process from click to click. You will be taking home prints of your photos you probably didn’t were possible while learning how to continue to use the print to improve your photography. Come, join us for what’s going to be a great weekend! Dates: 25-26 March, 2017 Time: 9am – 4pm Location: Westin Resort, Mammoth Lakes, CA Price: $395* Limit to 20 participants (2 spots) What to bring: Camera gear, computer, images and passion Registration: Sharon Peterson 661.204.1506 *2 nights stay at Westin required for this...

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