We have been custom framing our photographs for the last 15 years for our clients and are now offering this service to all.
Nordmann Photography will preserve your family pictures or vacation memories for future generations to enjoy by using archival framing materials which will insure their original quality or prevent them from further damage. Photos of special places, friends and family are keepsakes. Handmade needlework, wedding, sports, military service and other memorabilia are often forgotten and left in a drawer or closet. Let us frame these wonderful mementos for your home, office or for family gifts so they will be appreciated for years to come.Our design studio have a vast array of choices in matting and framing.
There are thousands of frame and mat combinations to choose from, so the design possibilities are unlimited. You can mix and match colors and styles to create frame designs to accentuate the best attributes in any piece of art. We are committed to customer service. You will receive personalized creative design service, quality workmanship, reasonable prices and replacement at no extra cost if any part of the picture framing job does not completely satisfy you. We believe that making a sale is only the beginning of a relationship, not the end of one.
Call Lisa today at 314.962.5900 to setup your personal consultation.
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How wonderful when families entrust me to create a family heirloom through a family photo. Here are a few of our families that came in for our late fall sessions.
The Wunderlichs have been long time clients of mine and come to me every year for a holiday card. I look forward to their family portrait session every year and love to see how each one or their sons have grown throughout the year. I can’t believe their oldest Robbie is a junior at John Burroughs. I think he was only 5 when I first photographed them at Chesterfield Day School.
2012 was a great year for Nordmann Photography. It is now time for me to share some of our favorite family photos from the past year. So here we go.The Bardowels came to me on a very warm and sunny morning this early fall. This adorable young family could not have been more fun to photograph.
Today is my birthday. Happy Birthday to me. I am not going to get all gooey and tell you how thankful I am for everything and everyone in my life – but actually I am. I just want to say how much I love my family. We are a very close knit family. We love being together. We are supportive of one another. We talk to all the kids almost on a daily basis. Except for Paul who loves to text me. I could not have asked for better daughter-in-laws and my son-in-law – (known as “The Others”). Our children did well when choosing their spouses.
We have 3 amazing and very adorable grandchildren. We have the king – Cameron – who is now 14 – 6′ 2″ drop dead gorgeous, a superb athlete, a great student and one of the nicest kids you will ever meet. We then have the prince – Timothy – who is in 1st grade, a hoot to be around, a shy boy and a kind and endearing child. And then we have the princess – Hadley. Hadley is so adorable and quite the chatter box. In one moment she can be persnickety and the next moment she will melt your heart.
And today would not be complete with out a shout out to my husband John – who is my right hand man – and I never give him enough credit for what he does for me.
So on Sunday we got together to celebrate my birthday. I wanted to take a family photo so we could include our newest daughter-in-law Becky on our wall. I set the camera on a tripod, set the camera on timer and ran back into the picture. But I was always too slow. So my son Timothy and grandson Cameron came to my rescue. And this family portrait will proudly hang on our wall.Read More »
Every time we schedule a client for a Family Photo Session I always get asked what should our family wear? It is very hard for me to explain fashion over the phone so I came up with a little Family Portrait Fashion. These images are just guidelines. The trend is to blend fashion and colors. Matching is not in anymore. But blending of colors and styles is the best for Family Portrait Fashion.
I am a very proud mother of three amazing sons. I have been the owner/photographer of Nordmann Photography for 19 years. At one time or another each son was an integral part of my company. But as we grow and grow up things change and as a parent, don’t we raise our children to leave the nest? All three have become successful businessmen in their own creative field.
My oldest son Paul worked as a sports photographer for me and branched off and created Nordmann Sports Photography. He was top in his field of sports and soon saw that he wanted to learn more about photography and attended Hallmark Institute of Photography. He graduated #1 in his class and received the coveted Mamiya Award of Excellence. He did come back to the nest to be a wedding photographer. But soon flew away to be one of the top commercial photographers in St. Louis. He travels the country and world. Check Paul’s portfolio out at Paul Nordmann.com.
My middle son Timothy is the owner of Nordmann Productions and is one of the best videographers in St. Louis. In his teenage years, Timothy accompanied me on many of my photo shoots as a sports photographer early in my career. He worked for the Suburban Journals and St. Louis Post Dispatch as a free lance photographer. But he soon found his love as a cinematographer. He specializes in recruiting tapes for high school athletes, corporate events and weddings. Check out one of his latest videos of Jennifer and Thomas’ engagement story.
My youngest son Kevin is now the owner and photographer for Nordmann Sports. He took over the sports division several years ago and grew it into a very successful business. His sports photography can truly be called an art form. He is so talented in capturing an athlete at the peak of the action and creating a lifetime memory. One of Kevin’s best attributes is his customer service. He goes the extra mile to make every customer feel extremely special.
I am one lucky mom to have such talented sons. I am extremely proud of each of my sons accomplishments. And I thank God every day for having these 3 amazing men in my life.Read More »
On my blog posts I have never mentioned my parents. They were both 1st generation immigrants from Italy. My father from the southern part of Italy and my mother from the northern part of Italy. They were both professional musicians and played in the Chicago Symphony. That is where they met. They were very proud Italians who worked very hard. They gave up their music careers to start and provide for a family. They owned an Italian Restaurant in Evanston, Illinois, Michelini’s Restaurant.
But today my blog is about my father. A very talented man. Today my nephew shared this link on an article about my father when he was inducted into Loyola Academy’s Hall of Fame a few years ago.
I remember these times so well when he would be carrying his camera to all of my brother’s football game. He would go to all of my brother’s football practices and every game. He always had his camera in tow. He was a true artist when it came to film. I think this article speaks for itself.
Athletic Hall of Fame – Member Profile
Six days a week you would find him working at his restaurant, Michelini’s, on Foster and Maple in Evanston. At least until 8:30 p.m. when the customers were shooed out and the doors were closed, and it was time for his nightly steak and martini with his wife, Maria. But on Sunday afternoons, Mario Camastro was stationed at the top of a press box or, in a pinch, on the roof of a truck, his film camera aimed at the Loyola football Ramblers. Through scorching heat, through wind, through rain, or through snow, Mario was there. Tireless, reliable, committed, disciplined, generous – Mario was a prince of a man, a true friend to Loyola, its coaches, and its players. Mario actually began filming games at nearby St. George where his son, Paul, played for Coach Max Brunell and his two young assistants, Frank Amato and Tom Powers. With the announcement of the imminent closing of St. George, he enrolled his youngest son, Carl, in Loyola and volunteered his services to Bob Naughton and his staff. For thirteen years, he filmed the games, drove to the old shop at Ogden and Grove to have the film developed, then delivered it to the Loyola coaching staff. Mario demonstrated tremendous pride in his work, staying for the Monday film session to ensure the comprehensiveness of the films for the coaching staff. He never missed an assignment in those thirteen years, and never took a dollar for his work. Mario, at times, took considerable risks to film the game, once hazarding to stand on the roof of the Soldier Field press box amidst an ice and snow storm in order to the get the best shots of the action. And he did get the best shots. Mario worked hard to get it all right, to get the proper timing, the correct angle, the most helpful vision of the field. Tom Powers recalls more than one college recruiter taking the time to note that Loyola’s game films were easily the best in the Catholic League. Mario did more than film the games. He was there for people. Mario hosted pre-game meals for the team at his restaurant on Sunday mornings. He took care of underpaid and underfed coached and there wives with steak dinners on the house. Once, when St. George would not allow a post-season banquet for the football team, Mario hosted one himself after graduation. He was there for people. The coaches that depended on him remember Mario Camastro with admiration and fondness. Frank Amato recalls “a good-hearted man…a giver, not a taker” who was there the time Coach Amato had to get back to New York and his dying father, and didn’t have the plane fare to get there. Tom Powers knew him as a “loyal parent and a loyal friend, a genuine man, a true booster of the Academy and its players.” He was truly a Man for Others. Mario died suddenly in 1983 following heart surgery.Read More »
Welcome to Nordmann Photography and our 1st blog for our new Nordmann Photography web site. Just to introduce ourselves, we are a family owned company, specializing in St. Louis High School Seniors, Portraits, Weddings and Children. We have two sons involved in our business. Our son, Kevin, is owner of Nordmann Sports and has become the premier St.Louis sports photographer. Our other son Timothy is the videographer and owns and operates Nordmann Productions specializing in weddings, sporting events, recruiting tapes and corporate events. My husband, John, does everything and I mean everything. St. Louis photographer, Lisa Nordmann, (that’s me) has been the owner and operator of Nordmann Photography for 19 years. I love photography. I am constantly learning by going to workshops, reading, testing, and seeking. It is my life.
We will be featuring some new things that we are doing at Nordmann Photography including some favorite images from our shoots. We will be featuring some of our clients and people we find interesting. You can follow us on Facebook for some of our latest endeavors – Nordmann Photography, Nordmann Sports, Nordmann Portraits, Nordmann Weddings and Nordmann Videography. So stay tuned until tomorrow when we will be officially starting our new blog.Read More »