Category Archives: portraits

A Fall Family Portrait in Moses Lake

If there’s one thing I’ve learned in over 15 years, it’s that it’s what you put on the wall that counts. That’s my entire focus when I make portrait. I had a great session some weeks back for Brooks, Leslie, … Continue reading

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Mothers Day – An American Portrait of Casondra Seim

My wife with slender features and long flowing hair is like a Renaissance beauty. Simple grace is suited to a silver image. I made just two frames on 4×5 film, working on controlling the light and the almost Mona Lisa … Continue reading

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Brent Blake – An American Portrait and a Wall of Cameras

  Brent is an artist who manages a gallery in in Soap Lake near my studio. He does a lot of abstract work these days, but has a rich history in many art genres. Many years ago he started in … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Showing Wall Portraits at Grant County Fair 2013

  Wall portraits are what we focus on here. So last week Seim Portraits had a booth showcasing them at the Grant Country Fair. Nathan and I traded shifts and kept it manned the entire time. We got to meet … Continue reading

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Mr. Lincoln – An American Portrait of Robert Brown

No, I do not have a time machine… yet! At times I make a portrait simply because – I take my time and I try to learn something while showcasing someone interesting.  I’m looking for one good image. That’s what … Continue reading

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Heather – Miss Rodeo Headshot | American Portraits

I had the opportunity to do a fun portrait this week. Heather is competing for Spokane Rodeo Queen and we just did her portrait for the photogenics category of the event. We were going for a traditional setup, as judges … Continue reading

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The Bath | American Portraits

Little caption is needed in this as I feel it tells it own story. These are my three babies, Cyrus, Ana and Asher. It was not posed. Instead, I set up and waited for it. All I needed was this … Continue reading

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American Portraits | The Shurtz Family

Great wall portraits of families are a passion of mine and when it’s a big group I take on the challenge like it’s my own family. The Shurtzs were a beautiful family spanning three generations and we carefully planned to account … Continue reading

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Ashers Crib | American Portraits, the Film Collection.

  This is one of the first of my new series of portraits. The American Portraits film collection is something I’ve been dreaming up for awhile now. Inspired by painters like Sargent and Waterhouse, photographers like Ansel Adams and Arnold … Continue reading

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Portraits in Washington for the Kasozi Family.

Robert is a friend and pastor from a small village in Uganda, who was here this winter with his family visiting the States. His host family arranged for me to come to their home and do a portrait for them. … Continue reading

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