Recently I started creating a new style of family portrait session using butterfly lighting, and of course I am using my own family as examples. So far I have completed a portrait of my wife and of my daughter. Tonight I competed a session of my son, Gavin. Later this week I will try to […]
Brighten up your home with a family portrait from Solaris Studios.
As far as I can tell, Butterfly Lighting (also known as Paramount Lighting) was used as early as the 1920’s by a photographer named George Hurrell. I recently purchased his book, George Hurrell’s Hollywood, and it really moved me, which is saying a lot as a professional photographer for 31 years. Soon after I […]
The desire for a very nice, formal, quiet dinner is something Toni and I have always had in common. Because of this, we traditionally celebrate Valentine’s Day one week early. We created this portrait last night moments before we left the house to celebrate at one of our favorite restaurants, Eddie V’s. Without question, my […]
You spend hours combing Pinterest for family portrait inspiration, now let me bring it to life! I’ve been working with Houston families for decades and cannot wait to have the honor of photographing yours. Families grow and change so quickly, creating a time capsule of images will allow you to relive your memories forever. Families […]