About Mark Jordan Photography

“The inspiring and imaginative portraits of Orange County Photographer, Mark Jordan, of Mark Jordan Photography, have expressed the essence of family life throughout America for over three decades. Whether you come across Mark Jordan Photography's work on the walls and halls of homes and museums, or amid the pages of People Magazine, once you discover Mark Jordan's striking, yet poetic portraits, you’ll want to return time and time again.

As a Master Photographer, a Master Craftsman, as well as a member of the American Society of Photographers, Mark Jordan is an internationally celebrated portrait photographer. Though Mark Jordan Photography is versatile among portrait studios by any standard, this Orange County Photographer has passion and virtuosity that is best illustrated in the spirited art of photographing people.

Mark Jordan - Mark Jordan Photography 
Along the way, Mark Jordan Photography has amassed an imposing trove of national and international photography awards. Mark Jordan's award winning portraits are distinguished by their superior craftsmanship, rich and vibrant tonalities, lifelike dimension and, most importantly, an astonishing display of authentic expressions. Mark Jordan Photography designs portraits that are alive, honest, and natural.

Mark Jordan Photography is one of a scattering of photography studios, worldwide, who have been inducted as a permanent exhibitor into the preeminent International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum. Currently, Mark Jordan’s photographic reproduction of Georges Seurat’s “Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte” is on display in the IHOF Museum. Mark Jordan’s adaptation of the French Impressionist’s masterpiece is snuggled amiably between the photographic luminaries of Edward Steichen and the incomparable, Ansel Adams.
Georges Seurat’s “Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte" ©Mark Jordan
Coupled with being named Orange County Photographer of the Year, Mark Jordan was awarded Professional Photographers of America’s highest honor, the Loan Collection Award. What makes Mark Jordan’s achievement all the more remarkable is that the award was bestowed upon him an astonishing eleven times – all in the span of four consecutive years. Mark then took an extended sabbatical to raise a family and focus singularly on his portrait studio.

Besides garnering honors from Professional Photographers of America, also recognizing Mark Jordan Photography's advancements to the art of family portraits are such European organizations as Professional Photographers of Norway and Germany. Other respected establishments such as EPCOT Center (three time honoree in the “The World’s Greatest Portrait Photographers” exhibit), Kodak, Fuji, and Winona International School of Photography, have also recognized Mark Jordan Photography's contribution to the photographic arts.

Regardless of the enumerable awards Mark Jordan Photography has collected, none of his accomplishments would matter to Mark Jordan, nor his loyal following, were it not for the fact that every single photography award has come entirely from actual family portrait commissions. While it is standard practice for portrait photographers to devise special photographs solely for the penetrating eye of art critics, Mark Jordan owes his success wholly to the portrait photography crafted from the everyday portrait requests of his clients. As Mark tells us, "My success began with simple portrait inquiries and flourishes today because of those who honor me with their trust."

Mark Jordan also designs headshots and photographic images for businesses and the arts. A few notables that have commissioned Mark Jordan Photography are:
  • Tiffany & Co.
  • Virgin
  • Oakley
  • Bijan
  • Toyota
  • Crevier Mini Cooper
  • California Angels
  • Boston Red Sox
  • Marriott Hotels
  • ClubCorp
  • AVCO Financial
  • Viacom
  • Pacific Mutual
  • Blockbuster
  • Watson Pharmaceuticals
  • Predictive Technologies
  • Bourns International
  • Gensler & Associates
  • Orange County Performing Arts Center
  • Actors and Productions of Tony Award winning South Coast Repertory Theater

  • American Society of Photographers

  • Professional Photographers of America
  • Professional Photographers of California

  • Professional Photographers of Inland Empire

  • International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum

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