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A Unique Vision of Everyday
Personal Portraits by Sarah McTernen Family Portraits by Sarah McTernen Child Portraits by Sarah McTernen Senior Portraits by Sarah McTernen Engagement Portraits by Sarah McTernen Pregnancy Portraits by Sarah McTernen Professional Headshots by Sarah McTernen Family Portraits by Sarah McTernen
Where Art Meets Portraiture
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Ardent Photography specializes in artistic portraiture. I allow the scenery of your life to be the backdrop of the portraits that will hang on your wall. Whether it is a park full of vibrant foliage or your cozy living room with you in your favorite recliner.

Reasons to Have Your Photograph Taken by Ardent
  • Your choice of locations, no generic backdrop.
  • Natural lighting
  • Capturing Moments not just poses. You get to be you, even in your photographs.
Portrait Sessions include
  • Time in front of the camera at a rate of $75 per half hour
  • Location of your choosing within 20 miles of Tacoma (travel extra for greater distances)
  • No limits on wardrobe changes, time permitting
  • Digital developing of your images
  • Some editing (like erasing the big zit that popped up the morning of the shoot)
  • Online gallery of your images that you can share with family and friends (available within a week after your shoot)
Session Length Suggestions
  • Head shots or personal portraits - 1/2 hour session
  • Engagement or Post Wedding Portraits - 1/2 hour session
  • Children and Small Family Portraits - can be done in 1/2 hour but budgeting for an hour covers the chance of grumpiness
  • Large Family - One Hour Minimum
  • Multiple Locations - Two Hours Minimum
Have questions? Want something a little different? E-mail or call 253-376-6141.

Sitting Fee is $75 per 1/2 hour
Due at end of session
Print SizePrice
Wallets (x2)$5.00
Canvas and Fine Art Paper are additional. A CD with all the images from your session is $50. Pay for it with your session and save $10.
For print orders, download the Order Form.
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Family Portraiture with Art Photographer Sarah McTernen.
Portrait Gallery
I accept major credit cards, cash or check.