If you are looking for a St. Louis photographer, with a comfortable, pet friendly environment, look no further.
Blue Shadow Photography can be found at 6948 Arthur Avenue, in St. Louis. There you’ll meet Steve Tharp and Kathy Broderick who have been offering their services to pets and people alike for the past 6 years.
You may note that pets were listed first in the intro. That’s because although Blue Shadow Photography provides a wide range of services, they started their business because of pets; their own, Blue and Shadow.
A proud pet owner gets a little lovin from her furry friend.
After the passing of the pair, Steve and Kathy realized that they had collected so many wonderful images of Blue and Shadow over the years. They decided that to work through the grief they would donate their photographic skills to other pet owners and their cherished pets.
The experience was a good one. Once a therapeutic project, Blue Shadow Photography is now a thriving business.
We had some many wonderful images of our girls after they were gone, we thought other people would want the same. Turns out we were right.
At Blue Shadow Photography, Steve and Kathy believe that each pet portrait should be approached in the same manner as any human portrait. They offer simple, elegant portraiture, and do not rely heavily on studio backgrounds or popular gimmicks.
At Blue Shadow Photography we focus on our subjects and not the prop.
Blue Shadow has experience with , snakes, lizards, and horses along with a variety of more common domestic type pets. They have enjoyed each and every one and continue to expand their portfolio as each opportunity arises.
Over the years Blue Shadow Photography has expanded to offer services for adults and children, highschool seniors and families, to go along with their already outstanding pet portfolio.
The joy they get from the work that they do shows in every image they display. Their ability to make clients comfortable and provoke each expression shines with each and every photograph. Even the most hesitant subject can be captured with a little patience and a skill that Steve and Kathy obviously possess.
Blue Shadow Photography was recently nominated and is currently in the running for Best Portrait Photography, 2010 Best of the Fox 2 Hot List. All voting has ended but a winner will be announced April 1st. You can check out the Fox 2 website for nominees now and for results on April 1st.
Blue Shadow Photography can also be found at their website and on the online networking site Facebook.
Drop by and visit them and see how they provide a “professional service with a casual approach”.
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