• Welcome to the SJP Blog

    Thanks for stopping by the blog! Here you'll find many of my recent sessions and get a glimpse at the work I produce for my amazing clients. If you'd like to experience our Portrait Experience first hand give me a call and we'll invite you in to design your very own session. We are based out of Central Illinois (Decatur) but serve the entire mid-west with destination services available world-wide.

I can’t tell you how much I love and appreciate it when clients choose me not just for one portrait session but for their sessions continuously over the years. I was lucky enough to photograph Loren’s senior portraits, then her momma’s wedding day and now some updated family portraits for them over the years (including […]

It’s Michael’s day on the blog today! We had such a great mix at his session of the classic and the new/edgy. We kicked things off here in the studio since we had to create his yearbook headshot anyways we decided to do a few other more formal images here before we headed out. One […]

I’m excited today to share a throwback to this beautiful class of 2017 Mt. Zion high school senior, McKaela! Her studio/Allerton combo was one of my favorites. I simply love creating sports images in studio (as I talked about in Jarius’ post recently). Not only do I love the way your uniform colors will pop […]

We’re BACK! Your usually weekly programing here on the blog was interrupted a bit by a server switch that threw off our publishing program a bit so things weren’t connecting as usual and even our already scheduled and ready blog posts were getting a bit jumbled! But, much smarter people than myself, have put things […]