About Jon C. Haverstick

Jon Haverstick is an award-winning professional photographer and instructor based in Southern California, specializing in weddings, portraiture, corporate / annual report photography, events, headshots, and special projects. Clients include Mercedes-Benz, Orange County Rescue Mission, Illumination Foundation, LifeTurn Weight Loss, New Horizons Home Health Services, Hope Community Church, Masquer Ministries, Art-A-Fair artisans, Packards International.
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Dan Senior Portrait Wrap-up: Video and Magazine

[clearspring_widget title=”Animoto.com” wid=”46928cc51133af17″ pid=”4918fc2215e13b35″ width=”432″ height=”260″ domain=”widgets.clearspring.com”] We finished Dan’s senior portraits this past weekend. What a great guy to work with! He was extremely patient with me telling him to “raise your chin just a little…turn just a bit to the left…no just your body…turn just your eyes toward me…”   Click on the […]

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Photos from Historic Los Angeles Field Trip

[clearspring_widget title=”Animoto.com” wid=”46928cc51133af17″ pid=”491902e1b352c07e” width=”432″ height=”260″ domain=”widgets.clearspring.com”] I went on a class field trip with my son last week to historic old Los Angeles. Took the train from Santa Ana to Union Station in LA, and wandered around Olvera Street and the Plaza for a couple hours.  Great fun! More importantly, I had a blast […]

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Senior Portrait Shoot: Dan – Class of 2009

Did a shoot this morning with Dan P., one of my Worship Team members and all around good guy. Shot in Old Towne Orange (again)…a target-rich-environment for senior portraiture locations. We were joined by friend and student of mine, Wayne Howarth, who was kind enough to act as my V.A.L. (voice-activated lightstand) for the shoot. […]

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Update on my Print-on-Demand Magazine

Well, I received the proof of my first print-on-demand magazine today and I must say I’m impressed!  The print quality is excellent, the paper is a nice weight, and the color matching is exactly what I expected.  (I used MagCloud’s provided ICC profile for soft proofing on my calibrated monitor).  The entire operation is just […]

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My First Foray into Print-on-Demand Publishing

A fellow photographer recently turned me on to the concept of print on demand magazines when he asked me to contribute a couple of articles to a new photography magazine he’s starting.  (I’ll post the link when it’s actually available in the next couple of weeks).  Having completed my contribution to the photography magazine, I […]

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Environmental Portraiture: Meter for the Background First

I’m endeavoring to build my portfolio of “corporate portraits”: photographs of people in their workplace environment. So far, I’ve not yet had an opportunity actually shoot in a true corporate setting, but I’ve taken a few images of folks in their workplace that I’m pretty happy with. Our church has a beautifully lit, simple cross […]

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Cat Senior Portraits: Part I

  Hi Friends, I was honored when my daughter asked me recently to shoot her senior portraits. She had her “official” yearbook photo done a week or so ago at a local studio as required by her school, but eschewed the full studio package in favor of having her dear old dad do her “real” […]

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