Thursday, June 17, 2010

Rev. Cardell Portis

Rev. Cardell Portis was an absolute pleasure to make portraits of. I asked him to "feel" his relationship to God and this is the result. His faith is undeniable.

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Summer Workshop Series

Ryan Bates Photography Workshops - Summer Series - August 6th and 7th
$45 each – limited to 12 participants so you will get lots of attention. Basic Photography, Intermediate Photography and Basic Photoshop. No more icky-dark-blurry pictures. Its time to get your photos poppin!

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Wednesday, March 31, 2010


As an artist I am touched by my clients in different ways. This session made me think about what is really important in life- family. I am honored to create memories for my clients. Thank you Colias Family!

The Owen Family 2010

Great Session with the Owen Family at Stinson Beach. The guys surfed for 4 hours following our session. They were itching to get in the water the entire time! - Thanks

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Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Friday, March 5, 2010


With all of the budget cuts Angie and I feel that it is up to us as a community to make schools and programs stronger. SO- Ryan Bates Photography will donate 100% of session fees to VUSD booked before APRIL 1. Just mention that you saw this on our blog- VUSD-SOS and I will make it happen.

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Ryan Bates Workshops

Ryan Bates Workshops. Saturday March 20th from 9am-2pm $79.
TITLE: “I’ve got this great camera but don’t know how to use it!”
This workshop is for the beginning photographer and “Soccer Mom”.

Most of us learn best with someone showing us the best way - not from reading the manual. This is a hands on workshop with YOUR gear! Pre-Registration Required. Maximum participants:10 so you will get lots of attention. ear! Pre-Registration Required. Maximum participants:10 so you will get lots of attention.

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Best of 2009

Its OFFICIAL! The reporter has named Ryan Bates Photography as "The Best Photography Business"! Thank you for all of your support and voting. This is the second year in a row that we have won this title and are very grateful to our fantastic clients and friends.

As a thank-you we would like to extend this special offer to you.
50% off your session fee and a FREE Gift Print - UP TO A $200 Value.
That's right! You can have a really great new portrait for as little as $50! I know, crazy!
Note -Your new session must be photographed before January 31st, 2010. Don't wait until the last minute.

Our sincere thanks,
Ryan and Angie Bates