Marla Rutherford graduated from Art Center College of Design in December 2004 with a BA in photography, and received her BA at Boston University for Psychology in 2000. She currently resides in Boulder Colorado. She has been able to work both in the fine art and commercial world. Her fine art prints have been displayed in galleries all around the world including Arles, Paris, Milan, Lausanne, New York, Los Angeles, and Washington DC. She has shot for Newsweek, Time, Entertainment Weekly, ESPN Magazine, Los Angeles Magazine and many more. She also specializes in events, concerts, weddings, small business products, senior and Family Portraits which is what she has displayed on this website.
One of her specialties is lighting. She uses professional strobe photography lights that allow her to achieve the colors and bright poppy look you see on the website, as well as a photo-journalistic style of lighting for events and weddings.
She has been shooting professionally for 12 years, 7 of those spent in LA, learning her craft in the center of Hollywood, helping to bring a fresh, hip and professionally trained style to her photography.