Hello, I’m glad you’re here! The fact that you’re reading the “about” page proves you think photography is more than just finding the best deal, but finding the right photographer. My philosophy for my photography is simple; to enjoy the art form that I love, while providing you with something meaningful. My goal is to create artistic, breath taking, beautiful images, while still maintaining a real and natural reflection of who you are and the memories you want to hold on to.
I have been taking photographs of wonderful people and heart warming moments for over 10 years now. Every year my business evolves and grows into something truer to who I am as an artist. I have realized over the years that I like things to be simple, yet meaningful. So I’ve chosen to build a business that is focused more on the images, than how many products you might buy. When you purchase photography coverage from me, you’ll receive a gallery of images that you can download to as many computers as you’d like, and have the rights to print as you please.
While you will receive the digital files of your images, I also realize that sometimes life is so busy that you may enjoy the option of purchasing prints and special custom products straight from me, without spending hours in front of your own computer trying to do it yourself, struggling with how to make it look right. I have put a lot of care into selecting the type and quality of products I offer. I select only the best companies to work with to offer you gorgeous, top quality products so you can feel confident in your investment. But there is never any pressure to purchase products, just know that the option is there, and I am always happy to help you decide. For more information on custom products offered visit the Pricing Page.
I only accept a limited number of weddings per year, and a limited number of sessions per month, to ensure that each client receives my best, with individual care and quick turn-a-round times. I use only professional grade Canon digital photography equipment – 5DMarkii, backup camera, lenses, and flashes. All images are perfected using top of the line photography software, and doubly backed-up for safe keeping. But your images will only be archived for 3 years, so I strongly suggest that you back up your image files on your own devices and cloud backup services.
JoAnna Liston majored in Fine Art, with a minor in web design. After her studies, she worked as the studio manager for a photography studio, where she was trained in more technical aspects of photography, image retouching, and graphic design. JoAnna has been photographing weddings since 2007, and began her own wedding and portrait business in 2008. She is a creative at heart, and has always loved various creative outlets – drawing, painting, sewing, and general “craftiness”. But what most defines her is her faith in Jesus Christ, and her pursuit of being a great wife to her husband, and mother to her two little boys.
Photo Credit: Natalie Hagen, Photographer