Portraits at the Deanna Rose Farmstead

Free 5×7 with your Deanna Rose Photography Session Like our family, many of you have enjoyed the memories of growing up visiting Deanna Rose as well as bringing your own children to experience the magic of the Farmstead. The animals, activities and your children’s delight while visiting Deanna Rose have brought countless smiles and giggles….

Nancy-A Personal Branding Portrait

You’re told at work, “We need an image of you to market the upcoming workshop.” Or you just wrote a book and you need an author portrait. Or, you are self-employed and have out-dated images of yourself. Do you quietly cheer inside your head because you just love having pictures taken of you? Not likely,…

Joan & Mark-A 50th Anniversary Legacy Collection

Showcasing a beautiful photographic celebration of fifty years of achievement in marriage on the blog today! I feel like this achievement should come with a trophy! Full confession, this is Mark who has owned Strauss Peyton since 1977 and his lovely wife Joan. He has since passed ownership and the reins of Strauss Peyton over…

Grace Marie-A Legacy Collection Portrait

What a fun session with Grace Marie we had for her Legacy collection. It was full of laughter and joy and in the end, an eye-opening experience that illustrated just how fabulous Grace Marie still is, regardless of how many years she might have. This quote by Lorraine Massey sums up Grace Marie quite well:…

7 Living Room Design Ideas

A living room is probably one of the most used rooms in your house (aside from kitchen and bathrooms). It provides a space for casual and formal moments and is the ideal spot to engage in meaningful conversations, sip wine by the fireplace, watch a movie with your family, or cater to your guests. Hopefully,…

Andrea-A Legacy Collection Portrait

Have you considered what your children will have to remember you by someday? It’s not an easy question or a light-hearted conversation over a cup of coffee but it’s something to stop and think about. Do you shy away whenever someone pulls out a camera or quickly offer to take it for everyone else so…

5 reasons to schedule a portrait session

We have all heard the common idiom, “a picture is worth a thousand words,” which is why we can look back at photos of our children when they were little and come up with the story behind the picture. Whether it’s a family portrait for your great room or a business portrait for your executive office, here are 5 reasons why you should schedule a portrait session.

6 subject ideas for your custom portrait

The portrait process starts with the end in mind. Your personal portrait will be a piece of family or company history that will be passed down from generation to generation, preserving a moment in time through portraiture. Here are six ideas for your custom portrait with Strauss Peyton.