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CHARIS STUDIOS

When a picture is worth a thousand words…

Choose CHARIS

Welcome To

CHARIS STUDIOS

When a picture is worth a thousand words

Choose CHARIS

Discover The Magic Of A True Portrait

Signature Portraits

For over 30 years, Lisa McWhirter Traeger has developed and perfected the artistic style known as a Charis portrait. Using the elements found within Old Master painters, Lisa McWhirter Traeger has bridged the gap between modern photography and the artist’s brush. Her portraits have graced the walls of clients throughout the United States and abroad and continue to be coveted works of art in her clients homes.

Paintings

For decades the photographic world has virtually overshadowed the opportunity for patrons to commission exquisite oil paintings. Today, Lisa McWhirter Traeger utilizes the camera to capture the image and then through a combination of oils, dyes and acrylics, she has combined photography, lighting, posing, and expression to create beautiful paintings.

Senior Photography

Commissioning Charis to capture senior pictures identifies a client wanting the very best in photography. From whimsical outdoor photographs to traditional cap and gown portraits, a Charis Senior is celebrated utilizing over 30 years experience in the photographic world. Senior packages are offered beginning at $1000.00 and are inclusive of digital images and photographic prints for sharing with loved ones. 

Signature Portraits

For over 30 years, Lisa McWhirter Traeger has developed and perfected the artistic style known as a Charis portrait. Using the elements found within Old Master painters, Lisa McWhirter Traeger has bridged the gap between modern photography and the artist’s brush. Her portraits have graced the walls of clients throughout the United States and abroad and continue to be coveted works of art in her clients homes.

Paintings

For decades the photographic world has virtually overshadowed the opportunity for patrons to commission exquisite oil paintings. Today, Lisa McWhirter Traeger utilizes the camera to capture the image and then through a combination of oils, dyes and acrylics, she has combined photography, lighting, posing, and expression to create beautiful paintings.

Senior Photography

Commissioning Charis to capture senior pictures identifies a client wanting the very best in photography. From whimsical outdoor photographs to traditional cap and gown portraits, a Charis Senior is celebrated utilizing over 30 years experience in the photographic world. Senior packages are offered beginning at $1000.00 and are inclusive of digital images and photographic prints for sharing with loved ones. 

Signature Portraits

For over 30 years, Lisa McWhirter Traeger has developed and perfected the artistic style known as a Charis portrait. Using the elements found within Old Master painters, Lisa McWhirter Traeger has bridged the gap between modern photography and the artist’s brush. Her portraits have graced the walls of clients throughout the United States and abroad and continue to be coveted works of art in her clients homes.

Paintings

For decades the photographic world has virtually overshadowed the opportunity for patrons to commission exquisite oil paintings. Today, Lisa McWhirter Traeger utilizes the camera to capture the image and then through a combination of oils, dyes and acrylics, she has combined photography, lighting, posing, and expression to create beautiful paintings.

Senior Photography

Commissioning Charis to capture senior pictures identifies a client wanting the very best in photography. From whimsical outdoor photographs to traditional cap and gown portraits, a Charis Senior is celebrated utilizing over 30 years experience in the photographic world. Senior packages are offered beginning at $1000.00 and are inclusive of digital images and photographic prints for sharing with loved ones. 

The Artist

A portrait by Charis Studios combines the artistry found within the Old Master painters to create a portrait style that is like a Signature piece of art. This commitment to excellence has recognized Lisa McWhirter Traeger as one of the foremost portrait artists with clients traveling from South Africa, Germany, England and Asia to commission a Charis portrait. As one of three studios in the world practicing this style of portraiture, Lisa McWhirter Traeger’s work has garnered her some of the highest honors found in the photographic industry. 

Events

Meet Me In The Park!

Event Details

What sweeter way to celebrate spring than with a beautiful outdoor photo session! The first 20 callers will get a FREE mini session in the park so reserve your session today before it’s too late.

Give us a call at 214-935-5348!

Senior Pictures

Event Details

Senior year is a special time for students, and now that spring is here it’s time to start thinking about senior pictures! Let us help you celebrate this amazing milestone with a one-of-a-kind portrait experience. Give us a call at 214-935-5270 to book your senior photo shoot!

Get 50% Off Your Session Fee With A Valid Student ID!

The Artist

A portrait by Lisa McWhirter Traeger combines the artistry found within the Old Master painters to create a portrait style that is like a Signature piece of art. Her work has graced the homes of clients throughout the United States and abroad. This commitment to excellence has recognized Lisa McWhirter Traeger as one of the foremost portrait artists with clients traveling from South Africa, Germany, England and Asia to commission a Charis portrait. As one of three studios in the world practicing this style of portraiture, Lisa McWhirter Traeger’s work has garnered her some of the highest honors found in the photographic industry.

Events

Meet Me In The Park!

Event Details

What sweeter way to celebrate spring than with a beautiful outdoor photo session! The first 20 callers will get a FREE mini session in the park so reserve your session today before it’s too late.

Give us a call at 214-935-5348!

Senior Pictures 

Event Details

Senior year is a special time for students, and now that spring is here it’s time to start thinking about senior pictures! Let us help you celebrate this amazing milestone with a one-of-a-kind portrait experience. Give us a call at 214-935-5270 to book your senior photo shoot!

Get 50% Off Your Session Fee With A Valid Student ID!

Testimonials

Charis Studios values the opinions of its past clientele! We absolutely adore getting to make the beautiful art we do.

Testimonials

Dr. and Mrs. Brandon Knutson, Dallas, Texas

Timeless Portraits

“Working with Charis Studio on my portrait collection has been a blessing to our family! We have enjoyed creating timeless portraits with our first child and are looking forward to our next series with our new baby. The work is perfection in every way!”

Dr. Rhonda Merchant, Dallas, Texas

Our Clients Are Like Family

“We love Charis! Lisa has taken our portraits since my daughter was a toddler. She has become a part of our family! Most recently, I asked her to create some special portraits of my child in a series of vintage clothing. They were amazing! Each time we go to Charis, I am reminded of their attention to detail and love for their clients!”

Mrs.Margot Salas, Ponte Verde, Florida

Works To Get Just The Right Look

“At Charis, it is more than a portrait experience. From inception to delivery, Lisa and Kim order my children’s clothes and work with us to get just the right look for each of my portraits. My children love to go and look forward to earning a lollipop after each photo session! Going to Charis is a treat and we fly there annually to have my Charis portraits created.”

Charis Portrait Studio

INTERESTED? LET’S CHAT!

Charis Offers FREE CONSULTATIONS! Send us a message and let’s discuss how Charis can make a timeless piece of art for you.