Memories for today and tomorrow

Tessmer of Fairfax f8 Photographic Adventure Tours for 2019 and 2021.

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A short cruise from Vancover to Alaska followd by a two week land tour of Alaska and north west Canada are available for late summer of 2019. In 2021 a full world cuise from Miami to London is planned. The cruise consists of 9 unique voyages of 12 to 21 dsys. You can participate in any part. (For additional information see f8 Photographic Adventure Tours.)

Joe Tessmer is a coauhor of The Early 21st Century Guide to Portraiture

Joseph Tessmer's work is expected to benefit thousands of photographers.

Within the guide, there are llighting diagrams and detailed instructions for use by photographers at any level of expertise. The guide of instructions and illustrations contains 14 different categories.

Tessmer of Fairfax receives 2014 Southeastern Award

The Southeastern Professional Photography Association Awards Joseph Tessmer theSoutheastern Award.

Joseph Tessmer a Master Photographer and Photographic Craftsman was prsented the Southeastern Award for "Outstanding Service and Siginificant Contributions to the Photographic Industry" by SEPPA president George Singleton.


FORMAL PORTRAIT SITTING - In the studio or on location $750.00


The ultimate luxury, not a photograph but a hand painted oil portrait. Now you can obtain exquisite hand painted oil portraits, genuine works of art that can be passed down for generations.




  40" X 60" $ 10,250.00  
  30" X 40" 7,550.00  
  24" X 30" 5,550.00  
  20" X 24" 4,950.00  
  16" X 20" 4,450.00  
Add 50 percent to prices for each additional person




PRESTIGE PORTRAITS our most popular portraits



  40" X 60" $ 1,800.00  
  30" X 40" 1020.00  
  24" X 30" 750.00  
  20" X 24" 500.00  
  16" X 20" 280.00  
  11" X 14" 185.00  
  8" X 10" 90.00  
  5" X 7" 70.00  


Our Prestige Portraits come with basic retouching services and a lifetime guarantee against defects in materials and workmanship.


Information on additional portrait products and services is available upon request.


Adult Portraiture Samples

Children Portraiture Samples