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Welcome



Gretchen Adams has been creating custom portraiture and business head shots for clients all around the San Francisco Bay Area since 1999. Our cottage studio, located near Concord, is proud to have been named "Best Portrait Photographer" by Diablo Magazine in 2007, 2015, 2016 and 2017 as well as being named “Best Pet Photographer” by Diablo Magazine in 2018. We were also honored to received Parent's Press Best of the Bay "Best Portrait Studio" award in 2016 and 2017.

We specialize in custom portraiture of the people and pets you love, designed specifically with your home in mind. We are known throughout the Bay Area for providing the very highest level of service and quality and for making the process of obtaining heirloom quality portraits an easy and enjoyable experience. Gretchen Adams creates artwork that will be cherished for a lifetime.

Tips on navigating this website…

Use the “MENU” (upper right corner of this page on mobile devices, left side of this page on desktop computers) to navigate through the DETAILS section and to access the portrait GALLERIES showcasing examples of our work in the genres of family portraits, high school seniors, business headshots and, of course, everyone’s favorite subject…DOGS!

Or simply use the blue “NEXT PAGE” button at the bottom of each page to click through to the next section in order. Enjoy!

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