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At The Red Sneaker Studio, we understand that the foundation of timeless photography is capturing the essence of the individual. A photo session with Red Sneaker Studio photographers is relaxed and comfortable, and brings out the best in you, your family and your friends.

We are constantly seeking out new ideas to broaden our creative vision, and new techniques and equipment to fulfill it. We never stop trying to create the opportunities that let us capture perfect memories for our clients.

The Red Sneaker Studio excels at a wide range of photographic projects ranging from wedding to corporate, portrait to boudoir, senior to fashion, with style and creativity. Our work has been featured in numerous media and books including Sacramento Bride & Groom, Comstock’s, Real Weddings, and No Higher Honor by Condoleeza Rice. From low-key sessions to high-impact images, our versatility keeps us in demand and on our game.

We count Intel, PacBell, and Mercy Foundation among our corporate clients. Our commitment to our clients’ satisfaction has led to our reputation as one of the finest photographic studios in Northern California.

Red Sneaker Studio is available for work internationally, with completed assignments across the United States, Mexico, the Caribbean and Europe.

We are members of the Professional Photographers of Sacramento Valley, Professional Photographers of America, Wedding and Portrait Photographers International, Fuji’s Pro Network, Kodak’s Promise of Excellence, the National Association of Catering Executives, the Roseville Chamber of Commerce, and the Better Business Bureau.

About the Name

After 24 years in business, Sharpe Photographers was rebranded The Red Sneaker Studio in 2014. Our new identity symbolizes our belief that creativity flows best when you’re having fun, and sometimes inspiration comes from unexpected directions. New personnel have brought a renewed sense of enthusiasm and creative energy, and The Red Sneaker Studio is poised to continue into the future as one of Northern California’s most respected photography studios.

Meet the Staff

The Big Boss
Sam has been practicing his craft for well over 20 years and has become one of the Sacramento area’s most sought after wedding, portrait and commercial photographers.
Sam has a Degree in photography from San Diego State University, and has accumulated numerous Awards of Merit from the Wedding & Portrait Photographers International. He has made his home in the Sacramento area for 26 years and enjoys coaching his son’s Little League team.

The Young Gun
Sam’s right hand man for the last 8 years, Harry is a UC Davis graduate and a first-rate photographer. He is fascinated by the latest in high-tech gadgets and loves to cook.

Supporting Cast & Crew
Erica specializes in making clients look their best with in-house hair & makeup services

A graduate of Sacramento City College’s outstanding photography program, Gwen is an excellent photographer, and there is no one better at bringing out the personality of her subject.

Our newest team member, Leann is also has a photography degree from Sacramento City College.

Contact us when you are ready to discuss your project. Together, we can create a portrait that preserves your story for a lifetime.