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 Danica Patrick

Indy Car / NASCAR Driver, Model and Spokeswoman
Currently competing in the IndyCar Series and the NASCAR Nationwide Series, Danica Patrick was named the Rookie of the Year for both the 2005 Indianapolis 500 and the 2005 IndyCar Series season. With her win in the 2008 Indy Japan 300, Patrick became the first woman to win an Indy car race. She placed 3rd in the 2009 Indianapolis 500, which was both a personal best for her at the track and the highest finish by a woman in the event’s history.

About John Strand:

“It was a pleasure having John Strand take my picture, and they did a great job retouching my other headshot, too!”
-Danica Patrick



 Ty Pennington

ABC series Extreme Makeover

About John Strand:

“John shot my pictures of me for my new line of Wood Floors. He made the whole thing great.  He just knows how to make you look good.”
-Ty Pennington



Rulon Gardner

Olympic LegendMiracle on the Mat”
He is notable for his gold-medal wrestling performance in the 2000 Olympics, defeating Russian Alexander Karelin, who was previously undefeated in 13 years of international competition.

About John Strand:

“John Strand is my good friend and also the only guy I want taking my pictures. He just has the magic touch with the camera. I have worked with him for years.”
-Rulon Gardner



 Jim Craig

Olympic Legend “Miracle On Ice”
1980 U.S. Olympic Hockey Team Goalie and Gold Medalist, Jim Craig has been called the backbone of a team that accomplished one of the most extraordinary and memorable sports victories of all time. He went on to play professionally and transitioned to tremendous and ongoing success in the business world.

About John Strand:

“I have done hundreds of photo shoots and John is the only person who makes me look good. He is also my friend. Thanks John for all the great photos.”
-Jim Craig


 Donna Tetreault

Producer/Reporter for America’s Most Wanted; Reporter for KNBC-TV, CNN- Los Angeles Bureau, KCBS-TV

About John Strand:

If you want the “STAR” treatment, look no further. John knows how to make you feel and LOOK like a million bucks! From beginning to end, the experience is top notch! Thanks for everything, John!
-Donna Tetreault


 Ashley Monique

Ashley Monique made her professional television debut in 1996 on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, followed by appearances on Moesha and Sunset Beach. In 1998, she was cast as daughter Sydney Hughley in the TV sitcom, The Hughleys. She has also appeared in Zoey 101, Still Standing, The Bernie Mac Show and on Hollywood Squares.

About John Strand:

“I really had the best time that I’ve ever had at a shoot. I have had several photo shoots and I have been a production assistant, so I know how it goes and you guys were amazing. From the minute you met me in the parking garage I felt very comfortable. Your working environment was easy going and enjoyable. All in all you really made me feel like your whole day was about me with the attention you gave me and I sincerely appreciate that. You and I are a team from here on out! The only way I’ll stop using you is if you stop being a photographer! Ha! Thanks again John!”
-Ashley Monique


 David Rivera

“I would just like to say that my experience with John has enlightened me on the process of photo taking. My energy wasn’t quite there at first, but after a few shots and some direction, John had me feeling great about myself and comfortable in front of the camera. I came out looking great and like me. I had lots of fun and would definitely recommend this studio to fellow actors!”
-David Rivera



 Nick Shafer

“John and his crew know what they are doing. Top quality photography is what you get.”
-Nick Shafer