Author Portraits, Kayla Cagan, Piper Perish

I just finished reading Piper Perish, written by Kayla Cagan. And I loved it! Piper Perish is a beautiful story about an artist growing up and following her dreams. Here's a quote about the book "Piper will have readers asking big questions along with her. What is love? What is friendship? What is family? What is home? And who is a person when she’s missing any one of these things?"
I had the opportunity to photograph Kayla, look how great her author portrait looks on her site:

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Be sure to visit Kayla's website ( to read more about her and her work. You can also look under "books" on her site and order your copy of Piper Perish. Get busy reading Piper Perish now, because Kayla has the next book in the series coming out this fall. Art Boss is the follow up to Piper Perish and I can't wait to read it!

Her new book Art Boss is also #1 on Amazon's Young Adult Books list right now! Yay! Way to go Kayla!

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Cover illustration by Luke Choice:

Author Portraits, Gwendolyn Womack, The Memory Painter

Congratulations to author Gwendolyn Womack on the launch of her beautiful new website designed by Mike Ross. Be sure to check out her site and subscribe. Her first novel The Memory Painter will soon be available for pre-order. You can read about The Memory Painter by clicking here. Follow Gwendolyn on Facebook and on Twitter. We had a wonderful photo shoot for her author portrait. Here's the portrait she chose for her book...GORGEOUS...

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Published in the OC Register Metro! 40 Under 40! Congratulations Ethan!

Congratulations to Ethan Temianka for being featured in this year's 40 under 40 in the OC Register Metro! Ethan is the Founder and CEO of Patriarch Properties and a Licensed Realtor® in California and Arizona. Check out this month's OC Register for more. Here are a few favorites from our photo shoot and the tear sheet from the magazine.

A favorite from our photo shoot used for the article...

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Tear sheet from the magazine...

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More favorites from our photo shoot...

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Congratulations Tonia Allen Gould, Author of Samuel T. Moore of Corte Magore! Children's Book Author Portraits.

I'm so happy and excited for a dear client Tonia Allen Gould on the success of her children's book Samuel T. Moore of Corte Magore A brief description from Tonia about her project "Samuel T. Moore of Corte Magore is an animated and interactive, multi-media children's book with professional voice and an original musical score. The story is of a tenacious land and sea fiddler crab that will stop at nothing to build and save his home from his rival. Complete with a fiddle and his bow, Samuel T. Moore marches forward with his mission, even though he is met with adversary while onlookers and naysayers mock him in disbelief. The book teaches children about courage and tenacity, to stand up and fight for what they believe in." 

Check out this press release about Samuel T. Moore of Corte Magore which features musical score produced by Country artist Robby Armstrong and narration by two-time Marconi Award nominee, Mr. Steve McCoy.

You can read all about Tonia and this project on her website and then go straight to iTunes to get your copy and start reading and listening. Follow the Samuel T. Moore of Corte Magore Facebook page by clicking here.

You can also order your copy by clicking here.

I'm thrilled and honored to see one of the portraits I took of Tonia being used as her author portrait. Here's a screen shot of the book cover...

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