Who we are....


Since 1971, C Smith Photographics has delighted parents, teachers and children with once-in-a-lifetime memories at affordable prices. Our photographers are specially trained to make picture day efficient, well organized and fun. Plus, your satisfaction is always 100% guaranteed! We guarantee you the best quality available in photography! Our professional color lab partner utilizes the very latest in technologies to insure consistent quality and color.



Only the finest professional equipment is utilized. Our soft lighting provides flattering results on all portraits. Our professional digital cameras utilize bar code laser scanners, insuring total accuracy with student names and other important data. Digital technology is rapidly changing the way we do business. We constantly research and test the very latest technologies to determine the products and methodologies best suited for your school. And we always bring plenty of back-up equipment to handle every situation!


Our Mission

...is to create images that portray beauty, while illustrating the unseen qualities of spirit and emotion. We strive always to be artistic and imaginative. Each client will be provided with an original concept as we exchange ideas and share our vision.

Our Philosophy

We hope you’ll notice something special in our portraits – a relaxed, natural look and expression that never gets old. We don’t want to give you just a reasonable likeness. We want to create a unique portrait – one of distinctive character – carefully thought out and well planned.






It's the vital key to your total satisfaction. Contacting us is easy! We publish our office phone and cell phones for your convenience. Additionally we can easily be reached via email. We promptly reply to all messages within hours; often times on weekends and holidays! Parents and school administrators love our communication!


School Photography Programs

Many are customized for each school! After all, one shoe doesn't fit all...so why settle for a school portrait program that doesn't address ALL your needs?


Explore our Web site or call 951-924-6167 for more information on our school photos and customized portrait service and discover why we've given thousands of people a reason to smile.



Our Promise

We pledge 100% satisfaction to each client by adhering to the highest standards of craftsmanship in photography. We promise to satisfy our clients’ expectations to the fullest of our ability through our skill, service and integrity.

We pledge VALUE; To exceed your expectations, photographing students to the highest standards; producing studio-quality portraits at school picture prices...Our unsurpassed quality, attention to detail, caring Christian photographers, and fair pricing give true and authentic value.

We pledge SERVICE; To exceed the needs, expectations, wishes or desires of another; to completely gratify. be a blessing to others, to “do all to the glory of God.”  1 Cor 10:31

We pledge QUALITY; The benchmark of excellence for the products we deliver; superior in kind, distinguished rank - not just another school picture company.

We pledge TRUST; The assured reliance on the character, ability, strength or truth of our company, people and products...one in which confidence is placed; the dependence on something contingent...You can trust us to create a lasting partnership.

We pledge CHOICE; Your opportunity to make a decision; your ability to select your personal preference...You are unique! You don't have to accept “the usual”. Show your personality in your choice!