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Ray Johnston Designer Photography


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Ray Johnston Designer photography offers museum quality portraits that are timeless. More than just photographs, Ray delivers a masterpiece when only the finest will do. With a background in motion picture film, Ray always asks himself, "How do I create a two hour movie in one frame?" Some of his clients have compared him to Norman Rockwell with a camera. Ray uses different angles, lightings, backgrounds and poses to tell a story with every portrait, creating a family heirloom to pass on to many generations to come. 

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803 2nd St, Ste 302, Davis, CA, 95616, United States

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Tue10:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Wed10:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Thu10:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Fri10:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Sat10:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
5.035 reviews
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Kali C.'s profile image
12 years ago

Very Professional Photography experience! – My family has worked with Ray for the past couple of years. He creates beautiful, professional images of my family. We have worked with him for my pregnancy/ maternity pictures, as well as newborn/ baby pictures. My daughter, who is 4 has also enjoyed working with him. He does a great job relating to kids, and often has an assistant to help engage and manage the kids during the shoot. His vast portfolio will help you get ideas about what kinds of quality photos you will receive. He... read more

Keirsten's profile image
13 years ago

Professional Photo Shoot for Head Shot – Ray was amazing! I needed a few business pictures for new marketing material and Ray did a wonderful job. He met with me ahead of time to better understand my goals for the pictures and provided valueable recommendations for how to dress for the photo shoot. During the photo shoot, Ray helped me feel comfortable which I know made a difference in the quality of the shots. I was nervous going in but, was surprised at how enjoyable the session was. And, the results were great! I highly r... read more

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Dennis Eagan 
14 years ago

Ray Johnston Photography – I recently had a fun photo shoot with Ray Johnston at his studio just around the corner from the Bo Tree in Davis. With his sharp creative eye and his knowledge of lighting, backgrounds and yoga he came up with some incredible asana images in both black and white and color. Browsing around his studio, II was equally impressed with the incredible photos he has taken of babies. He should put a book together. The artistic images of infants that he has would melt would melt the heart of anyone. If you ... read more

ColleenSpeer's profile image
14 years ago

Fun family Photograph – We contacted Ray Johnston with the hope that he could accommodate us for a family portrait during the holidays. It was the perfect time when our three sons and their families would be visiting from out of state. There were thirteen of us and all different ages.....Ray helped to keep our photo shoot comfortable, fun, and a great experience for all of us. He captured us in a perfect artistic light with a wonderful insight into who we were. We made a wonderful memory that day and have a beautiful family ... read more

JGodd's profile image
14 years ago

A True Artist – After doing some research I settled on Ray Johnston. From the moment I walked in his studio I knew he was the one I wanted to work with. I could tell by his knowledge, the pieces hanging in his studio, and the appearance of his studio that I was going to be working with a true artist. He struck a graceful balance between dispensing his knowledge and listening to my vision. He was incredibly supportive in helping me realize my vision while also putting a beautiful and subtle part of himself into each of my pho... read more

Jenniferbdath's profile image
14 years ago

Best Baby Photographer!! – We just had Ray shoot our 9 month old daughters Baby-Portraits and I must say.... he is amazing with babies! He was so calm during our photo session, took time for outfit changes, made sure the lighting was perfect and saw to it that our baby girl was having a blast. The professional portraits were just that...Professional! Our baby was happy and comfortable and the high end - end product was amazing! So many great images! He truly captured our daughters personality and showcased this wonderful age... read more

paula626's profile image
14 years ago

I like it, I like it alot! – This guy really knows what hes doing! He is a pro all the way! Thanks again! 

MartyAbell's profile image
14 years ago

Outstanding experience with a family portrait – We are a family of five that at long last decided it was time for a family portrait (now that the kids are all in their late 20s!). Ray was extremely personable and professional in preparing us for the photo session; in selecting photo settings, suggesting poses, and conducting the outdoor photo shoot; in helping us select the variety and number of poses we wished to have memorialized; and in producing top-quality, beautifully edited prints. Overall, we were delighted with the ... read more

nkbapat's profile image
15 years ago

Awesome place to get headshots!! – Ray is very good at giving advice and knows where to look to get some really great shots! I had trouble deciding on just a couple pictures. He was great in the studio and is very accommodating. He's wonderful at making headshots for prospective actors/actresses and has worked in the industry for years. While the photos are a bit pricy, the product is well worth it! If you can spare a little extra cash, he is the best photographer in Davis!! 

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How is Ray Johnston Designer Photography rated?

Ray Johnston Designer Photography has a 5 star rating with 35 reviews. 

When is Ray Johnston Designer Photography open?

Ray Johnston Designer Photography is closed now. It will open at 10:30 a.m. 

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