Ardent Photography Main Page Portrait Photography Art Photography Sarah McTernen
University Place, Washington
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I am an on-site photographic artist, which means I come to you and let the backdrop of your photograph be the important elements in your life. I have found that people let their true personalities shine through when they are in a comfortable setting. This is the idea behind Ardent Photography. I specialize in natural lighting and finding that right moment where "you" shines through. Portrait sessions start at $180 for an hour session. I would love to help you capture the changes in your life from pregnancy to your child's senior year of high school and all of the important life moments in between. Please visit the portrait page for more information and print prices. You can contact me via E-mail at or by phone at (253) 376-6141 to make an appointment.

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I specialize in creating unique photographic art pieces and am available for commissioned art assignments. I take the everyday objects of life, and turn them into dynamic photographs, sometimes abstract, sometimes simple, but always interesting. Are you looking for a new logo for your business? Or do you need a website that captures your customers imagination? I help small businesses with their business identity through photography and logo design. But commissioned photography is not just for advertising purposes or portraits. It is also a great tool for artistically displaying a hobby or family heritage. I take the objects in your life (the guitar you've had since high school, the heirloom brooch from Grandma Lorraine) and turn them into personal artistic photographs that can be beautifully showcased in any room and kept as keepsakes for generations to come. Specifically, I am a lover of firearm photography. I create beautiful artistic photographs featuring firearms from AR-15 rifles to WWII era Smith and Wesson revolvers. This is a wonderful example of project photography and a service I would love to provide for you. As with portrait photography I will come to you and begin the creative process on-location in your home or another favorite setting. I love being presented with a challenge and hope you will give me the opportunity to make the art on your walls unique and personal.

If you are looking for local art, look no further. I have documented the hidden nooks and crannies of the Puget Sound region for almost twenty years and have some very interesting photographs to show for it. Please visit my online gallery and see for yourself, the different view that Ardent Photography offers.

Ardent Photography is based out of University Place, WA and serves the greater Puget Sound region including Tacoma, Olympia and Seattle.

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