Finding Memories in Japan

A Photo Album Once Cherished Amid the Tsunami Ruins in Otsuchi, Japan

As photographers who make our living by perserving the memories of families, it never hurts to remind ourselves that what we do truly matters. This is made even more poingant by the tragedy being played out in Japan. 

A Makeshift Shelter for Homeless Photographs in Otsuchi, Japan   

Crews in Japan are so mindful of the specialness of family photographs that they are taking extra precautions to carefully set aside the thousands of photographs they find so that theses treasures might be claimed by the families who've lost them. 

A "Gallery" Displaying Found Photographs 

As you watch this short CNN video, it might do us all some good to reflect upon the importance of family photographs and the vital role we play creating one of the single most treasured possessions in of all humanity.


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Mark Jordan Photography specializes in crafting stunning contemporary, traditional, classic, and storytelling family portraits (high school seniors, children portraits, babies, maternity, pregnancy), headshots and pets. Mark Jordan, a Photography Hall of Fame photographer in Rancho Santa Margarita and provides portrait photography throughout Orange County. The portrait studio also serves San Diego County and Inland Empire. Studio Photography Services are also provided in Riverside County and Los Angeles County. Local Cites where photography studio services are offered are in Aliso Viejo, Anaheim, Brea, Costa Mesa, Coto de Caza, Cypress, Dana Point, Dove Canyon, Fountain Valley, Huntington Beach, Irvine, Ladera Ranch, Laguna Beach, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Woods, Lake Forest, Mission Viejo, Newport Beach, Northwood, Orange, Orange Park Acres, San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano, Santa Ana, Tustin, Villa Park, Westminster, Yorba Linda, Corona del Mar, Murrieta, Murrieta Hot Springs, Quail Valley, Riverside, Temecula, Winchester, Woodcrest, Chino Hills, Fontana, Grand Terrace, Loma Linda, Montclair, Rancho Bernardo, Carlsbad, Coronado, Del Mar, Escondido, La Mesa, Oceanside, San Diego, San Marcos, Solana Beach, Vista, Carmel Mountain Ranch, Rancho San Diego, Rancho Santa Fe, and San Diego Country Estates, Turtle Rock, Shady Canyon. Portrait Photographers everywhere (photographers in O.C. as well) are welcome to contact our portrait studio for mentoring/guidance.