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Behind Amber Shore Pictures is a husband and wife team of professional storytellers - Kris & Ruta Swanson. They share their passion for art and visual stories they make through photography and film making. The Swansons enjoy working on weddings in Reno, Tahoe, Napa Valley and Northern California. They like adventures and travel, and even in their free time they geek out on cameras, lenses, drones and various industry gadgets. For them, this is not just a job; it is a lifestyle. They say there's nothing better than a good cup of coffee and an interesting story. "All of our couples have great stories", - says Kris, it鈥檚 a matter of digging deep, getting them out and telling it through visual media. They are down to earth people with 3 kids, a cat and a dog in the house but at their core, Kris and Ruta are storytellers and would love having the honor of telling yours.

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Amber Shore Pictueres offers wedding photography and cinematography services. Wanna have both? They will bundle photo and video together so you have one team working for all of your media needs. Kris and Ruta are active and unobtrusive during your day to capture your special moments, decor, guests and all of those candid moments. Ruta and Kris are fun to work with and always thinking of new ways to creatively tell stories.

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Michelle E. Sent on 07/28/2023
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Dream photos - Best experience ever with a photographer!

Ruta and Kris are amazing! They are detail oriented, communicative, expressive, unique and make you feel beyond comfortable. There is nobody else that we could have trusted to complete our wedding photos and videos. I highly recommend them for your wedding and all photography needs. They are the best in the NV/CA area. We really cannot say enough about the quality, timeliness, and our experience. We received an array of a selection of photos and cannot wait to print them out! Seriously, call them and book today!
Taylor L. Sent on 12/01/2019
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Amazing to say the least.

Using Amber Shore Pictures for our wedding photography was the best decision we made in our whole wedding. The quality of the pictures are amazing and our families loved Ruta and Kris! We also chose the wedding video which is the coolest thing ever! It was like reliving the whole day all over again but without the anxiety. Highy recommend Amber Shore Pictures for any event you want to remember!
Lauren V. Sent on 09/19/2019
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Everything we wanted!

I cannot recommend Ruta enough. I came across her wedding photography work online and loved her vibe. She was amazing from start to finish, providing above and beyond the highest level of service I could have asked for. Ruta communicated wonderfully from my first wedding photography inquiry to the delivery of the finalized images! Her attention-to-detail is spot on! I HIGHLY RECOMMEND Amber Shore Pictures, and I can鈥檛 wait to schedule another photoshoot!
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