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Las Vegas Refugees

September 19, 2017

I started earlier this year a relationship and partnership with Lighthouse Charities.  Lighthouse does tremendous work here in the Las Vegas area helping to support and resettle refugees.  Earlier this year we conducted a portrait series of several families where we were …

Headshot for Author Courtney Konstantin

September 5, 2017

It was a pleasure to have my friend Courtney back in the studio for new and updated headshots.  It’s been a while since I’ve seen her as she moved out of state, however any time I can get some time with this gentle …

Rohini’s Arangetram

August 28, 2017

It’s been an absolute pleasure to photograph several Arangetrams over the years, and this one was very special.  Special because we have photographed both of Rohini’s older sister’s Arangetrams and this is the last of the three sisters to complete this wonderful accomplishment. …

We’re Growing!

August 11, 2017

Shalimar Studios, Now in Arizona!   Hi Friends and Clients!  As many of you know, I have quite the travel bug which has taken me to visit and photograph in locations all around the country and world.  Home base for the past …

Michael & Mayu’s Las Vegas Wedding

July 31, 2017

I recently was contacted by friend and client Nami who wanted to surprise her dear friends Michael and Mayu on their wedding day with professional photography.  So I swooped in to capture their special day by starting downtown at City Hall for …

Headshot Special

July 10, 2017
Headshots 2017

We love photographing headshots, and are so excited to be offering our annual headshot special for an extended 2 weeks only! Book your headshot session now! We live in a digital world and therefore there is a high value of having a …

A Unique Mother’s Story

May 11, 2017
The Masozera Family

As Mother’s Day approaches this weekend, I wanted to share the story of a unique woman I recently met, a lady named Susanna.  I met Susanna through Lighthouse Charities, of which I’ve partnered with to create portraits of local refugee families.  Susanna, her husband …

Mr. Zarek

March 9, 2017

When a fluke illness wiped out a recent trip I was supposed to take, I ended up in Milwaukee where I was fortunate enough to spend a full 2 weeks with family.  One such family member who holds a special place in my …

Refugees – We Want to Tell Your Story

February 1, 2017
Looking for Refugees

Hi Friends and Clients!  We are officially into 2017 and we do hope it is treating you well. In the past we have periodically looked for volunteers for personal projects that are outside of our typical client jobs.  You can see some …

Happy Holidays!

December 24, 2016

Happy Holidays and Thank You for your Business! 2016 has been an amazing year here at Shalimar Studios, and I want to express a heartfelt thank you for being our customer.  Taking photos and turning them into heirloom and keepsake portraits is …