Professional Photography in Visalia Since 1984

Please Note

Our Office/Studio Has Closed, But We Are Still in Business 

We just moved our business to our home. After twenty-six years at 115 W. Main in Downtown Visalia, we found we no longer needed the studio and its overhead. We will now do on-location work only, and yes, including business portraits. The phone number and email remain the same. 

business headshot

Business Headshots

A great business portrait helps you sell yourself. Make a great first impression with a business headshot from Roy Dressel Photography

pre school photo packages

Pre-School Photo Program

Our packages include more of what
parents want, with digital offerings
and prints that parents will love.

sports photo packages

Sports Team Programs for League Sports.

We do it right, with packages and products that parents love and a picture day experience that goes smoothly,
is fast and fun for players, coaches, and parents.

high school senior portraits

Senior Portraits

It’s different here. Photos
that are natural and allow you to be yourself.

family portraits

Family Portraits

Families grow, change, and mature.
Record those times with a professional portrait.

church directory
printed church directorys

Church Directory Program 

Online or printed, our local church directory program helps you members keep in touch with each other and get professional portraits at reduced pricing.

scanning and restoration

Looking for our Scanning and Restoration Services, see information and samples at our iScan Photos site.

silver mountain images logo

New for 2022, our professional inkjet printing service. Looking for a great lab to print that great shot you have. Check out our Silver Mountain Images site. 

From business headshots and league sports to family and senior portraits. Church directories and photo restoration to celebrations of life.  Located in the heart of downtown Visalia, in the same location since 1996, our studio can accommodate large business and family groups of up to 17 people. Location photography is also a big part of our business. From Tulare to Porterville, Kingsburg to Fresno, we offer outdoor settings and bring our studio to you.

In the Visalia photography scene since 1978, a professional photographer in Visalia since 1984

I have been in the photography business in Visalia since 1978, first selling cameras at Visalia JC Penney store, then moving on to a little camera shop in downtown Visalia, now out of business, but located where the Sequoia Brewing Company is now,  called Main Drug, then on to another studio now out of business also called Alberts studio in 1986 before going full time as a professional photographer in 1993. It has been an honor to record the lives of countless couples and families over the years and it’s still a thrill when someone comes up to me at an event and says I did their wedding twenty or thirty years ago. To be part of this wonderful community and the lives of the people in it is still exciting and I love to go to work every day.

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Blog Posts 

Business Portrait Photophobia

Business Portrait Photophobia

 Photophobia: Dreading that business headshot  What is business portrait photophobia? If you Google the word photophobia you'll find that it is a real ailment: it's a heightened sensitivity to light, but what we are talking about here is the dread that many people...

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B-25 Mitchell: The Stoy Behind The Photo

B-25 Mitchell: The Stoy Behind The Photo

The nose section of a B-25 Mitchell bomber from an air show in 1992 at the Fresno California Airport.   I have always loved airplanes, new and old. Growing up, I read every book I could find on WWII, especially the air war. I went to air shows near where I lived in...

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Background Replacement

Background Replacement

Our original photo, taken in a Fresno park, was the best we had available.So we knocked out the background and added a new one that made for a much better photo. Backgrounds, whether it be a portrait or a person, a group of people, a photo of a car or truck, or a...

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