Weddageddon: the Magazine – Now Available

Hi Friends, Just finished the print magazine for Ana and Brian’s medieval-themed wedding: “Weddageddon”. Our custom print-on-demand magazine is one of the unique services of Jon C. Haverstick Photography, and a great idea for weddings, events, senior portraits, and more.  Makes a terrific gift for family and friends! “Weddageddon” is available now for preview and Read more about Weddageddon: the Magazine – Now Available[…]

“The Faces of Freedom Project” – Honoring our Veterans

Hi Friends, I’ve had this project on my heart for some time: a series of simple black and white portraits to honor our nation’s veterans.  Just a small token of thanks for their service and sacrifice. I approached our local VFW / American Legion post last week, and the commander is happy to let me Read more about “The Faces of Freedom Project” – Honoring our Veterans[…]

Weddageddon! The Marriage Celebration of Ana & Brian

Hi Friends, Still working on the last of the images from Ana and Brian’s medieval wedding celebration from last weekend, but thought I’d share what we have so far. The theme music is their processional… The day started at 9:00 AM with a weapons check, followed by various combat events, the ceremony, and ending with Read more about Weddageddon! The Marriage Celebration of Ana & Brian[…]

Class of 2012: Seniors – Book your Portrait Session for September and Receive a Custom Magazine Designed Especially for You!

Seniors, Book your portrait session for September, and receive a free copy of your own senior portrait magazine – featuring multiple poses and designed especially with you in mind: A $50 value! Your senior year of high school is a year to remember. What better way to commemorate it than with a collection of unique senior portraits Read more about Class of 2012: Seniors – Book your Portrait Session for September and Receive a Custom Magazine Designed Especially for You![…]

“Weddageddon!”- Ana and Brian the Wedding –

I met Ana and Brian in January at the UC Irvine “Battle for the Ring” event.  Been looking forward to their wedding ever since… We did a few pre-wedding portraits a month or so back, but this weekend was the big event, and boy was it great!  Still processing images, but thought I’d share this Read more about “Weddageddon!”- Ana and Brian the Wedding –[…]

Gear-heads – Alert! Updates to the Quad Flash Bracket…

Hi Friends, For those of you that follow my blog for techie stuff — this one’s for you! A few weeks ago, I crafted a custom bracket for holding 4 Speedlights. Why, you ask? So I can overpower mid-day sun (high speed sync) for dramatic lighting effects. Read all about it here: overpowering-sunlight-the-quad-bracket I’ve had Read more about Gear-heads – Alert! Updates to the Quad Flash Bracket…[…]

“Slice of Life” Marketing Images for Mercedes Benz Classic Center

Hi Friends, A few weeks ago, I had the wonderful opportunity to work with my good friend and amazing fine art automotive photographer, Royce Rumsey, on a corporate photography project for Mercedes Benz Classic Center in Irvine, CA.  Images were to be used for marketing / social media purposes.  The mission was to create a series Read more about “Slice of Life” Marketing Images for Mercedes Benz Classic Center[…]

Smiles Across the Miles / Snowball Express Picnic Portraits

Hi Friends, Had the privilege today of providing portraiture via our Smiles Across the Miles (SAM) organization for the annual Snowball Express picnic – our second year in a row for this wonderful event. As you may know, Snowball Express’ mission is to “…create hope and new memories for the children of our fallen military Read more about Smiles Across the Miles / Snowball Express Picnic Portraits[…]

Where NOT to Scrimp on your Wedding…

Hi Friends, I had an interesting conversation with my pastor this morning about wedding planning. Of course, he provides premarital counseling and talks with couples all the time about wedding and marriage plans, and he made an interesting (unsolicited) comment. I’m paraphrasing, but it was something along this line: “I always tell couples that you Read more about Where NOT to Scrimp on your Wedding…[…]