• Nathan Payne

What is the value of an excellent photograph?

Updated: 6 days ago

Actuating the camera's shutter is just the beginning of a long-held tradition that effectively culminates in one of humanity's most excellent communication methods. From the moment the shutter is activated, the information captured within the frame begins to transcend the bounds of time, place, and perspective. Indeed, it is an extension of existence and transforms comprehension.



No single notion binds it, for it taps into so many aspects of the human experience. It is three parts science and a thousand parts spiritual. An excellent photograph resonates with its viewers, transports them across time, and grants perspectives otherwise unknowable.


The actual value of an excellent photograph is ultimately unknowable. It is wholly invaluable.


Someone might recognize an excellent photograph for its beauty, its timeliness, or historical significance, while someone else appreciates it for its artistic expression.


For many people, an excellent photograph is one that triggers potent memories and connects them with a part of their unique personal history. Whether displayed on the mantle or rediscovered in an old shoebox, an excellent photograph invokes nostalgia, one of humankind's most profound sentiments.


An excellent photograph reminds us of our love, the power of time, and our most important connections. It is an expression of honor, love, and cherished memories.



Not every photograph achieves the status of excellence. Still, every photograph has that opportunity and, because of that fact, it is an honor for us to serve as photographers for our clients.


Imagine our position as professional photographers; we are invited into your lives to serve a role. At its root, that role has a function, a base value, but that role is so much more than it first appears. Every image we create is an opportunity to participate in that long-held tradition of transcending time, invoking nostalgia, and communicating with others by tapping into their deepest feelings and most powerful memories.


On that basis, we look forward to every opportunity to serve our customers. We will never know the full value we have to offer our clients, but we understand the power a single excellent photograph can provide, and we whole-heartedly believe in our ability to create them. There are many time-honored traditions, but this one is ours. You could say photography is our passion, but that word alone doesn't communicate what photography means to us.


If you're in the market for an excellent photograph, we would be honored to help you create one. Contact us to start planning your photographic experience with us today.